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2020 Guide to Aruba All-Inclusive Vacations

Aruba offers the Caribbean's best all-inclusive vacations, but where will you get the best deal? Find out with our Guide to All-Inclusive Resorts!

If you’re the kind of vacationer that expects nothing less than the most luxurious amenities and accommodations, then you’re definitely going to want to check out Aruba’s world-famous All-Inclusive Resorts.

From fine dining to water sports, to shopping, and amazing nightlife activities—the island of Aruba features a whole assortment of all-inclusive goodies that are sure to please vacationers of every type.

Furthermore, vacationers visiting the island of Aruba can enjoy great year-round-weather, as the island is just south of the dreaded hurricane belt, meaning that you never have to worry about your vacation being spoiled by mother nature!

And if safety is a concern, travelers can rest easy knowing that Aruba is consistently ranked as one of the safest destinations in the entire Caribbean (as reported by the United Nations), so there’s no reason not to explore the entire island and everything it has to offer.

There’s a lot to discover about our resorts and to help you make the best decision about your next trip to the One Happy Island, below our Guide to Aruba’s Top-Rated All-Inclusive Resorts.

Pool area during daytime at Divi Golf and Beach Resort in Aruba

Divi Village All-Inclusive

In terms of sheer scale, it doesn’t get any better than the Divi Village All-Inclusive resort.

Featuring 13 dining options, 11 bars, 7 freshwater pools, various non-motorized water sports, and boatloads of nightly entertainment, the Divi Village All-Inclusive resort is sure to keep you busy for your entire stay on the island.

Rooms at this resort come in 3 styles: studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom—all of which feature designer furnishings, exclusive amenities, plasma TVs, an in-suite welcome bar, and a private terrace or balcony.

Additionally, the Divi Village All-Inclusive sits on a 9-hole golf course and guests can also enjoy full access to all the facilities at the nearby Divi Aruba All-Inclusive resort (Divi Village’s sister property).

Crane shot of the Barceló Aruba during daytime.

Barceló Aruba

For those with an insatiable appetite for shopping, the Barceló Resort is just what you’ve been craving.

Situated across the street from the famous Paseo Herenica and Palm Beach Plaza malls, guests at the Barceló Resort will have all that they need to satisfy their shopping needs. 

Starting with Paseo Herenica, this mall features a wide variety of stylish stores and delicious eateries serving everything from burgers to island favorites like Aruban garlic shrimp.

For entertainment, the mall also hosts nightly activities like live-water shows, dancers, and other special events. If you’re looking to take a break from the sun, there’s even an on-site movie theater as well!

And if that wasn’t enough, there’s the Palm Beach Plaza mall, which also happens to be the largest shopping mall on the island of Aruba, offering all sorts of opportunities to fill your bags.

Located right in heart of Palm Beach’s high rise hotels, this mall is 15,000 square meters of shopping bliss that no vacationer can afford to miss.

In addition to endless shopping, the Palm Beach Plaza mall also features a bowling center, spa, and multiple fine dining restaurants and bars.

The Barceló Resort also has a whole assortment of on-site exciting water sports activities, restaurants, bars, and dazzling nightlife spectacles that are sure to impress.

Rooms at this resort feature either one king bed or two double beds and either a private balcony or terrace.

And if you’re looking for a more exclusive experience, there’s the Barcelo Aruba’s Royal Level, a private level within the resort that delivers a personalized vacation experience limited to just 44 elegant rooms featuring VIP services and comforts.

Image of the Divi Aruba All Inclusive property

Divi Aruba All-Inclusive

Located right on the acclaimed Divi Beach and just seconds away from Eagle Beach, the Divi Aruba All-Inclusive resort has everything you need to relax, have fun, and enjoy the very best of an all-inclusive Caribbean vacation.  

With 10 dining options, 8 bars, 4 freshwater pools, and family-friendly amenities like bike rentals, lit tennis courts for night play, and a 30’ rock climbing wall, guests can rest assured that they will never run out of things to do while staying at Divi!

If that’s not enough, this resort also features optional amenities like the Links at Divi Aruba, a nine-hole ocean view golf course offering play over both water and lagoons, and the Alhambra Casino, where guests can try their luck at their favorite slot and table games!

Accommodations at this resort include five different room styles featuring satellite TV, air-conditioning, mini-fridge, free Wi-Fi, and either a private patio or balcony.

Courtyard walkway

Holiday Inn Aruba Beach Resort & Casino

Positioned right in the heart of the Palm Beach strip, the Holiday Inn Aruba resort is the perfect spot for Caribbean vacationers looking to be at the center of all the action!

The Holiday Inn Aruba is nestled right on the powdery white sands of Palm Beach and located just a couple minutes from the main boulevard where vacationers have access to souvenir shops, piano bars, restaurants, movie theaters, and so much more.

Amenities at this resort include a 24-hour fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary bicycles, in-house kids club, beachfront restaurants and bars, and live daily entertainment.

Accommodations include 590 rooms and suites featuring soft linens, contemporary custom furniture, natural lighting, and modern décor.

Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa

Planning an all-inclusive vacation doesn’t always involve staying at a massive resort with countless rooms. Indeed, sometimes the best Caribbean all-inclusive resort experiences are found at smaller, more intimate resorts, like the Machebo Beach Resort and Spa.

For over fifty years, the Machebo Beach Resort and Spa has been a top pick for families and couples looking to get away and experience the Caribbean in a more personal way.

This beachfront resort offers 72 deluxe ocean view and garden view rooms, each featuring soft linens and soothing waterfall showers.

On-site, there are 3 a-la-carte restaurants, a pool bar with daily happy hour, and a Caribbean-Balinese spa situated right on the pristine Eagle Beach.

Guests considering the Machebo Beach Resort and Spa will be happy to know that the resort has recently completed renovations, making its already top-notch amenities even better!

RIU Palace Antillas in Aruba

RIU Palace Antillas Hotel

If you’re the kind of vacationer that’s always looking for that little extra something, then the RIU Palace Antillas Hotel might just be the resort for you.

Located on the shores of Palm Beach, this adults-only resort is the perfect destination for a quiet, romantic getaway in the Caribbean, and what’s more, the RIU Palace Hotel is the first all-inclusive Aruban resort to offer guests 24-hour, round-the-clock-service, which means you can finally fulfill your dream of ordering room service at 3 o’clock in the morning.

Amenities at this resort include a free gym, spa, and a beauty and hair salon offering a wide variety of treatments and services. Additionally, for travelers who prefer to spend their time on the beach or by the pool, the RIU Palace Antillas Hotel even offers free lounge chairs, sun umbrellas, and towels.

For food, this hotel offers 3 thematic restaurants and 1 buffet featuring colorful Caribbean cuisine for both lunch and dinner.

All Rooms at the RIU Palace Antillas Hotel are equipped with free Wi-Fi, a minibar, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

RIU Palace Aruba

The RIU Palace Aruba is one of the most stunning, all-inclusive Aruban resorts!

Featuring 400-plus rooms and convenient amenities like Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and fully-stocked minibars, this resort is truly a palace that gets everything right, making it one of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean.

For entertainment, the RIU Palace Aruba features all-day and evening shows and live music that’s appropriate for all ages.

If getting out and getting fit is your more your style, then you’ll be pleased to hear that this resort features an on-site fitness center, as well as regular exhilarating beach and ocean activities like volleyball, paddle surfing, diving, and kayaking. And while you’re spending time at the pool or beach, stop by one of the conveniently located bars for a quick refresher!

For rest and relaxation, the Renova Spa features a whirlpool bath and sauna and a wide range of revitalizing treatments that will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to do it all over again tomorrow.

And when your stomach starts to grumble, you’re sure to be pleased by RIU’s 5 restaurants with a selection spanning breakfast buffets, delicious fusion cuisine, Italian, Japanese, and select cut steaks from a poolside steakhouse.

And just like the RIU Palace Antillas resort, the RIU Palace Aruba offers 24-hour service, providing both dining and entertainment at all hours of the morning, day, and night.

Swimming pool of Tamarijn Aruba

Tamarijn Aruba All-Inclusive

The Tamarijn Aruba All-Inclusive is an oceanfront resort like no other, offering numerous activities like windsurfing, sailing, and snorkeling right at your fingertips, making Tamarijn the resort that truly has everything the active traveler needs.

In addition to these great oceanfront activities, this all-inclusive resort also features 10 dining options, 8 bars, and live nightly entertainment.

If that’s not enough, the Tamarijn Aruba All-Inclusive resort is located just a few steps away from the Alhambra casino and the neighboring Divi Aruba All-Inclusive resort, which means that guests have easy access to the beautiful Divi 9-hole golf course.

To top it all off, all 236 rooms at this resort provide spectacular oceanfront views from either a private patio or balcony.

Some Aerial shots of the restaurants & resorts at the hotel area, Palm Beach

Book Your Trip Today!

Now that you know exactly what all-inclusive resorts in Aruba are all about, you’re ready to book your trip!

Don’t forget to check out our Deals & Offers page to get the best price on your next Caribbean vacation!


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