Special Requirements

Our goal is to make travelling with special requirements in Aruba as convenient, stress-free and as comfortable as possible.

Special Requirement Accomodations

Aruba gladly offers a variety of accommodation and equipment for visitors with special requirements. Details on hotel facilities for the physically challenged are available through the reservations staff. Room reservations are on a special-request basis and are subject to availability. Wheelchairs are not available at hotels. Guide dogs are generally allowed with proper documentation.

Below is a list of resorts on Aruba that offer special facilities and amenities for persons with disabilities:

Holiday Inn Resort Aruba

  • Two wheelchair-accessible rooms (standard category).

  • Two ADA rooms (compliant with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act) on the ground floor, with good pool access.

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort and Casino

  • One room for persons with disabilities: garden view, king bed.

  • Resort is wheelchair accessible.

Divi Village

  • One building with lift and ramps.

  • One unit with wheelchair-accessible doorway.

Divi Dutch Village

  • On request, ground-floor rooms with wheelchair accessibility are available.

Divi and Tamarijn Aruba All-Inclusive Resorts

  • Each resort has one ground-floor room with two queen beds, roll-in shower, grab rails, special-height toilet and wheelchair-accessible light switches in the bathroom.

Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

  • Six rooms on the ground floor with bath rails and wheelchair-accessible doorways.

  • Two of these rooms also have roll-in showers.

Occidental Grand Resort

  • Three wheelchair-accessible rooms with roll-in shower.

The Mill Resort

  • One wheelchair-accessible room on ground floor.

  • Special bath chair and railings in shower.

Special Products and Equipment

LABCO Medical and Home Healthcare Services  

Operating in Aruba for over ten years, LABCO sells, leases and rents medical and home healthcare products, including mobility products such as wheelchairs, scooters and walkers; products for bathroom and bedroom safety; aids for daily living; pillows and cushions and personal care products. LABCO also specialises in oxygen-delivery systems. Catalogue available on website. Free delivery to hotels.

LiteLife Medicab Aruba

LiteLife Medicab Aruba provides professional door-to-door medical transport with trained driver-attendants. They have four vans with hydraulic lifts and one with a ramp. Maximum of five persons per van. Tel: (297) 585 9764 / Fax: (297) 585 9765

Adapted Happy Wheels

Adapted Happy Wheels rents beach wheelchairs that easily manoeuvre through sand and float in a pool or the sea. They will deliver to the client’s lodgings or their beach of choice. The mobi-chair allows ease of transfer to or from a wheelchair, entry into the water and exit from the chair while in the water. Tel: (297) 568-4787 or (297) 600-4787

Essential Health Supplies

Essential Health Supplies caters to travellers and islanders alike who require home medical equipment and health supplies. Conveniently located right by the Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Hospital and close to all resorts, Essential carries a diversity of products for sale and for rent — such as ECVs (Electric Convenience Vehicles), mobility scooters, wheelchairs, beach wheelchairs, nebulisers, walkers, trapeze bars, bath chairs and bath benches, crutches, ramps and a wide variety of health supplies — to make travel or day-to-day life more accessible and enjoyable. All rentals delivered free of charge to hotels. For more information: Tel: (297)563-0415

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