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All-Inclusive Resorts in Aruba for Pure Relaxation or All-Out Fun

It’s easy to see why Aruba is known as “One Happy Island”. Its sugar-white beaches, gentle trade winds and clear seas make it an ideal destination for those looking to balance relaxation and fun.

Just 20 miles long and renowned as incredibly safe, the island is easy to explore. That said, with our stellar line-up of all-inclusive resorts—we’re talking Instagram-worthy pools, seascapes and dining options on-site—you may not feel the need to venture from your hotel at all. 

Adults-only picks will appeal to groups of friends or couples looking for quality time together. Chill at the swim-up bar during the day, then spend the night dancing or trying your luck at the casino. For the wellness-focused traveller, you can opt for a resort with daily yoga and Pilates classes and restaurants that focus on local, organic produce and plant-based meals. Parents and children will love the resorts with kids clubs and special menus for the little ones, leaving more time to bond over fun activities like snorkelling, kayaking or pool volleyball. No matter your budget or vacation style, we’re sure you’ll find an all-inclusive resort in Aruba for one happy island adventure. 

Luxury all-inclusive resort in Aruba ideal for couples

Just a 20-minute drive from Queen Beatrix airport, the Riu Palace Aruba sits majestically on Palm Beach overlooking two large courtyard swimming pools and the ocean beyond. Programming for all ages will keep everyone entertained: choose from an introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool, go snorkeling in the clear Caribbean waters, or just hang out at the swim-up pool bar. 

When you’ve worked up an appetite, you can try some resort favourites like jerk chicken at the Main Restaurant buffet or creamy lobster risotto at Krystal Fusion, one of four on-site à la carte options. Back in your room, round the evening off with a glass of bubbly on your private balcony with a sea view before sinking into your king bed for a relaxing night’s sleep. 

Riu Palace Aruba

Palm Beach
8.3 Very good (3050 reviews)

Action-packed Palm Beach resort for serious Caribbean fun

For groups of friends or families with older children, the Barcelo Aruba offers an array of sports and leisure facilities to keep everyone happy. For relaxation seekers, the natural-style swimming pool surrounded by tropical palm trees is the ideal place to spend sunny afternoons. If you’re looking for new adventures, practice your serve on the floodlit tennis courts, take a diving class or try your luck at the casino.  

Ocean view rooms with soothing white and blue décor make recharging easy. When you’re fully rested, head to one of the six restaurants for dinner. You can try out the daily menu at the air-conditioned Palm buffet, or sample sushi and grilled seafood at Kyoto Restaurant’s teppanyaki tables. 

Barceló Aruba

Palm Beach
7.9 Good (5164 reviews)

Oceanfront family-friendly resort with kids' club

At Hotel Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive, drop the kids off at the Sea Turtles Club for supervised fun while you lounge under one of the palapas dotted along the pristine beach. All guest rooms at the resort have an ocean view so you can sip your morning coffee on your patio or terrace while you watch the sun rise over the Caribbean sea

When hunger calls, choose from 10 dining options. Caribbean night at the Cunucu Terrace buffet features Jamaican jerk ribs and broiled grouper filet, or you can eat your way through the Asian fusion menu at modern Ginger restaurant. Savour specialties such as tangy mango chicken and won ton soup before rounding off the meal with an ice cream.

When you’re fully fuelled, you can check out the resort’s broad range of activities. Learn to windsurf, take a snorkelling tour, scale the 30-foot rock climbing wall or join a game of beach volleyball. 

Hotel Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive

Oranjestad
8.2 Very good (2038 reviews)

Dutch colonial-style boutique resort near Eagle Beach

At the family-run Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, you can pause under the iconic Fofoti trees that line the white sand beach as you admire expansive ocean views. For families or those who prefer a little extra space, book a one-bedroom suite with a king bed and separate lounge area and enjoy a long lunch on your private terrace. 

For meals out, Mangos restaurant features theme night buffets. Pile your plate high with sautéed calamari, or nibble on classic fried plantain from the Local Fishermen menu. Romance seekers or those just after that easygoing Caribbean feeling should reserve a spot at Passions on the Beach. As the tiki torches flicker, sip a piña colada and savour vegan beetroot couscous or calypso shrimp while the sun slowly sets. 

Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort

Top rated
Eagle Beach
9.0 Excellent (2065 reviews)

All-inclusive Aruba resort just for adults

Riu Palace Antillas on the shores of Palm Beach is the ideal choice for those looking for an adults-only resort experience. You’ll be greeted with a cold glass of cava on arrival before being shown to your breezy room. Take in the crisp white bed linens and mahogany furniture as you head straight to your private balcony to drink in views of the Caribbean. 

When you’re ready to explore, jump in a kayak to glide over the turquoise sea or kick your feet a while at the swim-up bar. You can refuel at the lunch buffet with a pizza or pasta dish, or opt for a fully loaded fresh salad. The resort’s all-inclusive package offers free entry to the casino and disco, as well as live music in the evening to keep you smiling and sambaing into the early hours. 

Hotel Riu Palace Antillas - All Inclusive 24h Adults Only

Palm Beach
8.1 Very good (5248 reviews)

Private island resort for couples, friends and families

Escape to a private oasis at the Renaissance Resort and Casino, a scenic 10-minute drive from the airport and capital, Oranjestad. The resort features two hotel experiences: the adults-only Marina hotel and the family-focused Ocean Suites. After strolling barefoot along Aruba’s only fully private beach, refresh under a rain shower or rest a while in your calming room bedecked in white and splashes of aqua. 

There are several dining options on-site to choose from when hunger calls. At L.G. Smith’s Steakhouse, flavour your “butcher experience” steak from a salt menu ranging from Austrian alpine rock salt to Indian kala namak black salt. If you’d prefer dinner in your pyjamas, order up a juicy burger or plate of seafood from room service. You’ll want to get a sound night’s sleep so you can witness the spectacle of resident flamingos on the shore in the morning. 

Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino

Top rated
Oranjestad
8.5 Excellent (4605 reviews)

Budget-friendly resort in Palm Beach with options for all

Look out over powder-white sand and turquoise waters at The Holiday Inn Resort Aruba on Palm Beach. With a large selection of rooms to choose from, you can find packages to suit all travelers here. Families will love the junior suites with separate kitchen and living areas, while couples can wake up smiling in an ocean view king room with crisp white linens, natural light and sweeping views of the sea. 

After a morning Pilates class, take a swim in the outdoor pool or drop the little ones off at the kids’ club so you can finish that novel on the sun deck. Come dinner, drop by Oceanside Bar & Grill to delight the kids with crowd-pleasing cheeseburgers or chicken quesadillas from the Little Mates Menu. Adults can opt for plant-based options like vegan burgers, or dive straight into vacay mode with a Caribbean cocktail. 

Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach & Casino

Palm Beach
8.1 Very good (4539 reviews)

Wellness-focused hideaway near a nature sanctuary

Close to Eagle Beach and the Bubali bird sanctuary, Manchebo Beach Resort will suit couples or friends looking for a tranquil vacation focused on wellness. Energize your body and mind with a daily complimentary yoga or Pilates class in an open-air shala, then relax those hard-working muscles with a swim in the outdoor pool. Back in your deluxe ocean view room, step into the spa-inspired bathroom with rain shower, or sip a green tea on your private terrace overlooking thatched-roof palapas. 

Four on-site restaurants offer many vegan and gluten-free options. At Ike’s, chef Sandro Herrold serves up Mediterranean food with Caribbean influences. Try one of the delicious mains from the dedicated vegan menu, such as the truffle porcini risotto with grilled tofu or the buckwheat vegetable pasta. 

Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa

Top rated
Manchebo Beach
8.9 Excellent (1441 reviews)