Best Family Hotels and Resorts in Aruba

By Banita Sadhra on 28th March, 2023

Aruba is located in the mid-southern part of the Caribbean Sea. Nicknamed ‘One Happy Island’, Aruba is a sunseekers paradise with constant sunshine, turquoise sea and white sandy beaches. Finding the perfect family resort that caters for all your needs is not always an easy feat, especially if you have children of varying ages. Here’s the lowdown on the best Aruba family resorts that offer activities and facilities for all.

best family hotels in Aruba

Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort

A modern and colorful resort with a wide range of large suites, perfect for a family vacation. Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort offers each suite with a TV, private kitchen and a coffee maker, making sure everyone’s needs are met.

Hotel in Aruba

Let the whole family get involved in on-site golf lessons, fun activities everyday for the kids and island tours. The resort also has two pools with a children’s section, a swim up bar and a hot tub too! 

Why not shoot some hoops at the basketball court or unwind with a luxurious spa treatment? The three resort restaurants offer beautifully fresh dishes to enjoy. Make sure to visit the PureOcean restaurant which offers international cuisine and live entertainment every Friday.

Resorts in The Caribbean | Divi Resorts

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino

A perfect beachfront resort with stunning sea views and 359 freshly renovated rooms and suites. Each room is filled with Caribbean colors, plush bedding and handcrafted furniture. The spacious rooms all have large living rooms, a kitchen and balcony overlooking the ocean. If you’re visiting with your family, you can opt for connecting rooms.

With a wide range of fun activities for the kids. Why not let the children explore the wonders of Aruba? Camp Hyatt Watapana lets children between 4 to 12 get involved in scavenger hunts and sandcastle building activities. The adults can go for a spin at the resort’s casino which is open daily from 10am to 2am. Take a dip in the outdoor pools and let the kids go wild on the fast, fun water slide! 

Set near the butterfly farm, Archaeological Museum of Aruba and the Aruba Aloe Balm Museum, everyone can have fun learning about different histories whilst visiting Aruba. The resort has over 5 different restaurants, a coffee shop and the Kadushi Juice Bar. Let the kids quench their thirst with freshly squeezed juice after a long day of having fun. 

Aruba Beachfront Resort | Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino

Divi Village Golf and Beach Resort

This beautiful resort offers large suites and studios with fully equipped kitchens and a large living room. Divi Village Golf and Beach Resort has a 9-hole golf course and a clubhouse for the whole family to have some friendly competition.

Why not dive into any of the three swimming pools or visit the water sports center? There is even a tennis court, letting everyone stay active whilst on vacation and the adults can take a complimentary ride to the Alhambra Casino. Kids can visit the kids club everyday, where there are different activities from bingo to having fun on the water slides! 

Enjoy an all inclusive vacation with three restaurants and one sports bar on-site. Make sure to visit the Windows on Aruba restaurant with a 180 degree view of the golf course and the white sandy beach. Don’t forget to get involved in the island activities and make some amazing memories. Visit the natural pool on the volcanic rocks or take a submarine trip to see what is hidden beneath the waters. What’s more, children under 12 stay for free at Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort!

Aruba Family Hotel | Divi Village Golf & Resort

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba

A luxury resort with 320 guest rooms and suites – the whole family has a chance to see the beautiful sea from their balcony. The luxury suites are spacious and ideal for a family vacation!

The Rtiz-Carlton in Aruba

The resort offers a Ritz Kids program for children aged between 4-12 years old. Where educational and fun adventures are to be had, from ‘Fun with Waffles’ to learning about sharks. The activities run throughout the whole week, letting the adults relax at the on-site Carribean spa or try their chance with Lady Luck at the resort’s casino. The whole family will be able to enjoy the different cuisines from the three resort restaurants, sushi bar and coffee shop too! Make sure to visit the BLT Steak restaurant for delicious seafood, fresh steaks and signature cocktails. 

This Aruba family hotel is located near Renaissance Mall, the Butterfly Farm, Aloe Factory Museum and Palm Beach Plaza Mall. Letting everyone experience amazing attractions whilst having a relaxing vacation. The local beach also offers great experiences of snorkeling and kayaking. The whole family can dive deep underwater into the Caribbean sea. The adults can stay on land and relax in the two beachfront pools. 

Resort in Aruba | The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba

Eagle Resort and Casino

Eagle Resort and Casino is a great location for a family vacation in Aruba. The resort is within walking distance from the beach, perfect for families with younger children. With 362 spacious and luxury rooms, each complete with a private balcony, kitchen and a large living room.

Outdoor swimming pool in Eagle Resort and Casino

Your family vacation in Aruba here will also involve taking the children to the resort’s waterslides and pools! There’s plenty of fun for adults too, with happy hour every afternoon or Friday night karaoke! If you and your partner fancy a romantic evening for two, there is a reliable babysitting service on-site. Letting you relax whilst your child is looked after by an experienced babysitter. 

Eagle Resort and Casino is the only resort where you can experience famous eateries like Dunkin’ Donuts and Uncle Tony’s! Make sure to treat yourself to a delicious cream donut after your Italian dinner. For live entertainment whilst you dine, every Wednesday between 6pm-8pm a family-friendly carnival show takes place. 

Eagle Aruba Resort & Casino

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Step into a world full of paradise and luxury. Your spacious room will consist of views from the tropical sea and the white sandy beaches. With nine different rooms to pick from, you will have access to a top notch WIFI, LED screen TVs and large balconies to watch the water.

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Set along Palm Beach, this family-friendly resort offers easy access to a wide range of local fun activities and attractions. Take the kids to visit the Arikok National Park or the Historical Museum. Fancy doing something a little more adventurous? Book a boat trip or diving excursion.

For a crowd-pleasing moment, visit the on-site Gelato & Co ice cream bar after having a long day by the beach. For all the Starbucks lovers, there’s even a Starbucks on the resort too for you to enjoy freshly brewed coffee whilst relaxing. With five different restaurants to pick from and delicious cuisines on offer, the whole family will find something they enjoy eating everyday. 

Resorts in Aruba on the Beach | Marriott’s Aruba Ocean Club

We hope you have found the perfect places to stay in Aruba. This Caribbean island offers amazing and fun activities for all the whole to get involved in. With the beautiful waters and the relaxing environment, a family vacation in Aruba is the perfect place to unwind.