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Special Needs

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

Aruba gladly offers a variety of accommodations and equipment for visitors with special needs. 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 the disabled:
 

HOLIDAY INN RESORT ARUBA

  • Two wheelchair-accessible rooms (standard category).

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


HYATT REGENCY ARUBA RESORT & CASINO

  • One disabled room: garden view, king bed.

  • Resort is wheelchair accessible.


DIVI VILLAGE

  • One building with elevator and ramps.

  • One unit with wheelchair-accessible doorway.


DIVI DUTCH VILLAGE

  • Request a ground-floor room for wheelchair accessibility.


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 bathroom.


HILTON ARUBA CARIBBEAN RESORT & CASINO

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

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


BARCELO 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 is also specialized in oxygen-delivery systems. Catalog is available on website. Free delivery to hotels.

LiteLife Medicab Aruba

LiteLife Medicab Aruba provides professional door-to-door medical transportation 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 maneuver through sand and float in a pool or the ocean. They will deliver to the customer’s place of stay 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 travelers and islanders alike who require home medical equipment and health supplies. Conveniently located adjacent to 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, nebulizers, 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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