The Caribbean island is just 4 short hours from Boston (thanks to direct flights from Jetblue.) Now that the Ritz-Carlton is open, there's another reason to visit.
Located on Palm Beach, the new Ritz-Carlton, Aruba features 320 oceanfront rooms and suites, four restaurants, a luxurious 13-treatment room Ritz-Carlton Spa, two swimming pools, a 24-hour casino, and one of the largest state-of-the-art meeting facilities in Aruba. Not to mention, the miles of endless white sand beaches and turquoise waters just steps from the hotel.
All guestrooms feature a king-sized or two queen beds, full baths, fully stocked honor bars and signature Asprey toiletries. There are two Ritz-Carlton Suites that offer panoramic ocean views, a living room and a private balcony facing the sea with outdoor showers.
With four on-site restaurants, you won't go hungry while you're here. The Beach Grill features an assortment of specialty cocktails, light bites and open-air seating overlooking the Caribbean. There's also a fine dining restaurant, a casual café, and the Lobby Lounge. If you prefer to hang in your room and admire the views, you can order from the hotel's 24-hour room service menu.
Among the resort's highlights is the 15,000 square foot spa sanctuary, featuring 13 treatment rooms, a full-service beauty and nail salon, and state-of-the-art fitness center offering a variety of workout classes, including yoga, spinning and Pilates.
Also on site is a 15,000 square foot casino featuring traditional casino games (Blackjack, Roulette, Three Card Poker, EZ Baccarat, Craps, Texas Hold’ Em) and more than 300 slot machines. Table games are open from 6 p.m. - 3 a.m. and there's a specially-designated high-limit table section.
The opening of The Ritz-Carlton Aruba marks the hotel company's seventh property in the Caribbean and Mexico.
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