Aruba is a small island in the southern Caribbean known for its crystal-clear waters, white-sand beaches, and year-round warm climate. With so much to explore on the island, choosing the right accommodation can make or break your vacation. That’s where Casiola Aruba comes in – offering a range of luxury vacation rentals that cater to all types of travelers. From modern villas to cozy apartments, Casiola Aruba’s properties are strategically located to provide easy access to the island’s hidden gems. In this blog post, we will explore five hidden beaches of Aruba that you need to visit and discover why staying with Casiola Aruba is the best choice for your next Aruba vacation.
1. Mangel Halto Beach
Mangel Halto Beach is one of Aruba’s hidden gems that is definitely worth the visit. Located on the southeastern coast of the island, this beach is slightly off the beaten path, making it a more secluded spot for those looking for a more peaceful atmosphere. Getting to Mangel Halto Beach is relatively easy, as there is a small parking area nearby, and from there, it’s just a short walk down to the beach.
Once you reach Mangel Halto Beach, you’ll immediately notice its stunning natural beauty. The beach is surrounded by crystal-clear waters, and the sandy shoreline is bordered by mangroves and low cliffs, making for a picturesque setting. The beach’s unique surroundings also make it an ideal spot for snorkeling, as the shallow waters are home to a variety of colorful marine life and coral formations.
Speaking of snorkeling, it’s just one of the many activities you can enjoy at Mangel Halto Beach. If you’re not a fan of snorkeling, you can take a relaxing swim in the calm waters or lounge on the beach and soak up the sun. There’s also plenty of shade to be found under the mangroves if you need a break from the sun. For the more adventurous types, you can rent kayaks or paddleboards and explore the nearby coves and lagoons. Mangel Halto Beach is one of the hidden beaches of Aruba that you don’t want to miss. Its peaceful atmosphere, clear waters, and abundance of marine life make it a great spot for those seeking a more secluded beach experience.
2. Dos Playa
Dos Playa is a hidden gem that will make you feel like you’ve discovered a secret paradise. This secluded beach is located on the eastern coast of Aruba, and while it’s not the easiest beach to get to, it’s definitely worth the effort. To reach Dos Playa, you’ll need to drive down a dirt road that can be a bit bumpy, but don’t let that deter you! Once you arrive, you’ll be rewarded with one of the most pristine and untouched beaches on the island.
The beach itself is simply stunning. The turquoise waters are framed by high cliffs and rolling dunes, providing a dramatic backdrop for your beach day. Dos Playa is also known for its strong waves, making it a popular spot for surfers. Even if you’re not a surfer, it’s still fun to watch the locals catch some waves and show off their skills. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can rent a surfboard and try your hand at riding the waves.
Aside from surfing, there are plenty of other activities to do at Dos Playa. The secluded location makes it the perfect spot for a romantic picnic, or a peaceful walk along the beach. The beach is also a great place for swimming and snorkeling, but be mindful of the strong currents. Finally, if you’re lucky, you may even spot some sea turtles nesting on the beach! Dos Playa is a one of the hidden beaches of Aruba that should definitely be on your Aruba beach bucket list. Its secluded location and pristine nature make it a true paradise, and the strong waves provide a unique experience for surfers.
3. Santo Largo Beach
Santo Largo Beach is one of Aruba’s best-kept secrets. This remote beach is located on the island’s northern coast, and while it may be a bit of a trek to get there, the journey is worth it. To reach Santo Largo Beach, you’ll need to drive down a dirt road that can be a bit rough, but the drive is part of the adventure. Once you arrive, you’ll be greeted with a peaceful and secluded beach that is perfect for a quiet day in nature.
The beach itself is a picturesque slice of paradise. The clear turquoise waters are surrounded by lush greenery and rocky cliffs, creating a breathtakingly beautiful setting. The remote location also means that the beach is less crowded than some of the more popular spots on the island, giving you plenty of space to spread out and relax.
There are a variety of activities to do at Santo Largo Beach. If you’re into fishing, this is a great spot to cast a line and see what you can catch. The clear waters also make it an ideal spot for snorkeling or swimming, but be mindful of the currents. The beach is also a great spot for a picnic, so be sure to pack a basket of your favorite snacks and enjoy a relaxing lunch with a view. Santo Largo Beach is a one of the hidden beaches of Aruba that is definitely worth a visit. Its remote location, clear waters, and peaceful atmosphere make it a true paradise. Don’t miss the chance to experience the natural beauty of Aruba at Santo Largo Beach.
4. Druif Beach
If you’re looking for a lesser-known beach on the island of Aruba, Druif Beach is the perfect spot. Located on the western coast of the island, this hidden gem is just a short drive from the main tourist areas, making it easily accessible yet surprisingly quiet.
The beach itself is a long stretch of white sand, fringed with swaying palm trees and crystal clear waters. Unlike some of the more popular beaches on the island, Druif Beach is peaceful and relaxing, offering a serene atmosphere that is perfect for a day of unwinding.
There are a variety of activities to do at Druif Beach, including swimming, sunbathing, and snorkeling. The calm waters make it a great spot for families with young children, and the soft sand is perfect for building sandcastles or taking a peaceful walk along the shore. The beach is also a great spot for a romantic sunset stroll, with the fiery hues of the sun setting over the horizon creating a truly breathtaking backdrop. Druif Beach is one of the hidden beaches of Aruba that should definitely be on your list of Aruba beaches to visit. Its long stretch of white sand, peaceful atmosphere, and variety of activities make it the perfect spot for a day of relaxation and fun in the sun.
5. Conchi Beach
Conchi Beach, also known as Cura di Tortuga, is a true hidden gem located on the northern coast of Aruba. This secluded beach is only accessible by foot or ATV, making it a bit of a challenge to reach, but the journey is worth it. The beach itself is actually a natural pool surrounded by volcanic rocks, creating a unique and picturesque setting.
The pool is filled with crystal clear turquoise waters that are perfect for swimming or simply taking a refreshing dip on a hot day. The surrounding rocks also make it a great spot for cliff jumping, for those brave enough to take the plunge. The remote location of Conchi Beach means that it’s less crowded than some of the more popular spots on the island, giving you plenty of space to enjoy the natural beauty of the area.
Aside from swimming and cliff jumping, there are a variety of activities to do at Conchi Beach. The rocky terrain is perfect for hiking or exploring, and there are plenty of scenic spots to take in the breathtaking views. The beach is also a great spot for snorkeling, with an abundance of colorful marine life to discover in the surrounding waters. Conchi Beach is one of Aruba’s hidden beaches that is definitely worth the effort to visit. Its secluded location, natural pool surrounded by rocks, and variety of activities make it a truly unique and memorable spot to explore during your time in Aruba.
The benefits of staying with Casiola Aruba while exploring the hidden beaches of Aruba
Aruba is home to many stunning beaches that are worth exploring beyond the well-known tourist spots. From the peaceful atmosphere of Mangel Halto Beach, to the strong waves for surfing at Dos Playa, to the clear waters and great fishing at Santo Largo Beach, to the long stretch of white sand at Druif Beach, and the secluded natural pool surrounded by rocks at Conchi Beach, each of these hidden beaches offers something unique and special.
While it’s easy to get caught up in the hype of the well-known beaches, taking the time to explore the lesser-known spots can provide an unforgettable experience and a true taste of Aruba’s natural beauty. By staying with Casiola Aruba, you can easily explore all five of these hidden gems and more, with the help of their personalized recommendations. So, don’t hesitate to venture off the beaten path and discover the hidden beaches of Aruba. Whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or just a change of scenery, these hidden gems are waiting to be explored and enjoyed.
Lovely Condo at Eagle Beach! GREAT VIEWS
Condo - ArubaOne thing is for certain, once you stay at this tropical getaway, you’ll never look at vacationing the same way again! By offering you a limitless supply of high-end appliances and stunning furnishings rich with style, this tranquil haven is guaranteed to turn your holiday into the restful and relaxing retreat that you deserve. We certainly hope you plan on taking advantage of some of the fine fare and exquisite dining Aruba has to offer. But just in case you care to whip up a few meals of your own (or need a place to heat up those delectable leftovers), this kitchen provides a healthy array of stainless-steel appliances, gorgeous granite countertops, handsome cabinetry, and more! If you’re traveling with the family, take note of the side counter, designed to double as a breakfast bar! The banquet area offers plenty of versatility, presenting a glass-top supper table, modern seating, and a stunning view just a few feet away! However, if you are looking for something a bit more romantic, head outside to your balcony, where you and that someone special can enjoy a night to remember, dining under the stars! Bedroom #1 is nothing short of spectacular, showcasing a king size bed, matching night tables, wall-mounted flat-screen television, and exclusive access to the outdoors. In addition, you’ll find delicate artwork, fine décor, and a private en suite dripping with spa-inspired style. Bedroom #2 comes complete with two full beds, a commodious boudoir and a wide-set dresser, making traveling with additional guests an absolute breeze. Whether you’re planning a day full of adventure, one-of-a-kind excursions, or living it up with a night out on the town, nothing welcomes you home like this next must-have amenity! Just outside, you will uncover a palm-laden paradise, highlighting a resort style pool with all the trappings! Bask in the sun while relaxing in one of the many lounge chairs, designed perfectly to sculpt to your body and relieve all signs of tension. When you’ve had enough fun in the sun, cool down by taking a dip! Sure, there is plenty to do on our one happy island, but with comforts like this, you never need to leave your home! -Sunset Residences- Featuring free Wi-Fi, contemporary fitness facility, a resort pool and jacuzzi lined with lounge furnishings, and a breathtaking palm laden patio with a BBQ pit and outdoor kitchen, this stunning residence brings your world-class vacation to brand-new heights. Eagle Beach is located Just two minutes from Sunset Residences. Voted as one of the top 10 beaches in the entire world, it boasts soft white sand, crystal clear turquoise water and a steady warm breeze. -Property Notes- UTILITIES: All utilities are INCLUDED. (Keep this in mind when comparing rentals as this cost is most often NOT included).
Gorgeous Sunset View Condo - 1 min to Eagle Beach
Condo - ArubaStep Inside Something Truly Remarkable! Hip, vibrant, and luxurious, this contemporary 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, this stunning condo has been professionally staged by one of the business’ top tier interior designers. A wide open concept, eye-catching accent walls, and high-end track lighting set within an elaborate tray ceiling, are just a few of the fine finishes you’ll find throughout this home. Located inside Sunset Residence Condominium, this one-of-a-kind getaway is just a short walk to Eagle Beach - one of the top 10 beaches in the world per TripAdvisor 2022. Within a short walk you will find several restaurants, shops, Imax movie theater, casino and dive center. The kitchen features new stainless steel appliances, thick granite countertops, and a textured backsplash. Hanging high above the island are three suspended pendant lights, along with three barstools, making it the perfect location for a fresh batch of mimosas or a homemade brunch! Just a few feet away is the banquet area, showcasing a long wooden supper table, set upon a stylish area rug and mid-century modern seating for four, with room for more! Perfect for any occasion, this location offers an idyllic view of the outdoor palms and clear blue open sky! Bold and fashionable, the family room in this corner unit is brimming with flair. Here, you will uncover a comfy and spacious couch, contemporary guest seating, wall-mounted flat-screen television and gorgeous view of tropical trees and birds. However, it is the details that really make this gathering room stand out from the rest, from rustic wood bench seating and pops of greenery to the handsome gold furnishings located around every corner. Bedroom #1 showcases a large king size bed with a cushioned headboard, a mid-century modern dresser, wall-mounted flat-screen television, and plenty of built-in storage to help you unpack and unwind throughout your stay! In addition, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to your balcony, making that romantic nightcap beneath the stars a true moment to remember. Offering a bit of versatility, Bedroom #2 features two matching full size beds, a stunning wall display, and an abundance of closet space for you and your guests! No need to go anywhere to do laundry with a laundry room conveniently included in the unit itself. The balcony is adorned with overhead string lights, and furnished with comfy sunchairs that allow you to curl up with a good book, sip your morning brew, or just enjoy the island breeze! The balcony overlooks beautifully appointed lush gardens, a pool, hot tub, grill and bar seating area. The unit includes its own parking space and wi-fi. -Sunset Residences- Featuring free Wi-Fi, contemporary fitness facility, a resort pool and jacuzzi lined with lounge furnishings, and a breathtaking palm laden patio with a BBQ pit and outdoor kitchen, this stunning residence brings your world-class vacation to brand-new heights. Eagle Beach is located Just two minutes from Sunset Residences. Voted as one of the top 10 beaches in the entire world, it boasts soft white sand, crystal clear turquoise water and a steady warm breeze. -Property Notes- UTILITIES: All utilities are INCLUDED. (Keep this in mind when comparing rentals as this cost is most often NOT included).
Private Beach * Ocean Front * Boat Dock * Tiki Bar
Villa - ArubaEver wish you could just disappear onto your own secluded island? Well, now you can! Villa Rossana, a 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath private beachfront vacation home delivers you the opulent island vacation you’ve always dreamed about! Enjoy endless house of playing in the warm sand, gazing at the sunset, and making memories that will last a lifetime! The kitchen is as regal as it is expansive! Tile flooring, thick granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, and plenty of room within each piece of craftsman cabinetry, this galley is dressed to impress. Though there are several places to dine throughout this stunning getaway, the most convenient is just a few feet away. Both the kitchen island and the nearby glass-top supper table can be enjoyed as a breakfast bar and brunching nook. A leather wraparound sectional, built-in display wall, and a tastefully extravagant chandelier make this living room feel straight off the pages of a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, rendering it the perfect place to hold an ambitious soirée! This lovely villa sleeps nine and offers a wide variety of sleeping arrangements from which to choose, each with their own unique charm and noteworthy appointments. Bedroom #1 is the Master Bedroom, showcasing a king size bed, two plush guest chairs, a night table, dresser, and private en-suite, completed by a sumptuous soaker tub and shower! In addition, you will find another dorm located inside this boudoir, Bedroom #2, featuring a twin bed. Bedroom #3 highlights a queen size bed with a trendy wooden headboard, additional closet space, and a bathroom with a shower, shared with Bedroom #4. This dorm is by far the most subtle and elegant room, displaying a queen size bed with crisp linens, two matching nightstands, a dresser, and a few understated decorative pieces that make the room complete. In addition, you’ll find the Common Room also contains a sofa bed with one unforgettable view of the ocean, as well as air conditioning throughout the entire home! Amidst the rolling waves and gentle ocean breeze lives a paradise that exceeds all expectation. Sandy dunes, an everlasting seascape of palms, and a colossal tiki hut that leads you out onto the water. Your private pier comes complete with a deluxe kitchen inside, lounge chairs, and a few maritime surprises hidden beyond the blue horizon. You never knew life could be this sweet, but you’ve got to believe it when you see it and surrender to the good times that lie ahead! -Property Notes- UTILITIES: All utilities are INCLUDED. (Keep this in mind when comparing rentals as this cost is most often NOT included).
Massive Pool Villa *walking distance to beach!*
Villa - ArubaSophisticated with a level of unparalleled class, this spacious and luxurious villa is located directly across from the Marriott Ocean Club and walking distance to the beach. Look and you will see; this vacation home is a cut above the rest. Just as you deserve! If you’re looking for a landmark home with showstopping quality, just feast your eyes on this villa's endless panel of blue tinted windows, each with their own mirror façade. This modern look gives a luxurious finish and promotes the ultimate serene setting by offering magnificent views from the inside and daytime privacy from the outside. The entryway to your villa showcases fine furnishings, a shimmering chandelier, and a showstopping staircase. Just a few feet away lies the sitting room, keenly designed with a spacious sectional, glass coffee table, and two robust guest seats. This expansive kitchen is nothing short of epic, bedecked with custom cabinetry and a granite countertop with an en vogue matching backsplash. You and your family will love the extra added details found around every corner, from a high-end rangehood and wine cooler with a glass door to built-in stainless-steel appliances. In addition, a wrap-around island and breakfast nook help create a level of upscale convenience that will have you savoring every sip of your morning mimosa. The dining room is pure elegance, showcasing a robust chandelier, glass-top table, highbacked chairs, chic décor, and fetching artwork upon the walls. While this one happy island hosts an endless array of dining options, nothing can compare. Rest, relax, and recharge in the living room, where opulent stone flooring, cozy guest seating, and two love seats await, offering you the best in sink-in comfort. Floor to ceiling windows line the walls, as natural sunlight bathes the interior. When the day is through, be sure to settle in for a good old fashioned movie night, where your massive flat-screen television brings the big screen right into your home! Or spend your evening catching up on some reading in the study, where not one – but two – chaise lounges await, offering you yet another option of serenity. There are seven bedrooms on the premises, each with their own unique style and charm. The ground floor contains 2 bedrooms with their own en-suite. Meanwhile, the 1st floor has 5 bedrooms, 4 of which have their own bathroom. The massive Master Suite #1 appears to be straight out of Hollywood, featuring a King size bed with a majestic woven iron headboard, matching rounded night tables, private secretary, California closet, and a double-wide guest chair with an ottoman that can easily double as a settee. Each detail has been cleverly crafted for pure adoration, exquisitely illuminated by a series of floor to ceiling windows that hold the light in perfect fashion. Enjoy exclusive access to the balcony, as well as a remote en-suite with a walk-in jet shower with built-in screen and separate soaker tub that will have even the most lavish of spas green with envy. Bedroom #2 provides a King size bed with palm leaf throw pillows, a single night table, flat screen television, ground access, and a private en-suite. Bedroom #3 is tastefully chic while providing a hint of indulgence. Here, you will uncover a King size bed, an elegant headboard anchored by two windows with detailed bedside dressers on each side. Meanwhile, the en suite offers privacy and tranquility. Bedroom #4 features vivid pops of color, as well as twin beds, a flat-screen television, and window view to the palms blowing in the breeze! Bedroom #5 offers a King size bed with a magnificent headboard, framed by two massive dressing tables, and a roomy closet, perfect for you to unpack and unwind. Bedroom #6 presents a convenient alternative to your sleep arrangement with two Queen size beds, side by side. Bedroom #7 is a true tropical dream come to life, producing a Queen size bed with an island-inspired headboard and matching furnishings throughout. One detail that should not be overlooked is that this stunning abode has been designed to face sunset and on the edge of the Salinja, making it the belle of the ball among all other neighboring vacation villas. If it is a peaceful vacation you’ve been dreaming about, there is no better way to spend your time than outside on your own private palm-laden patio. A resort-inspired pool awaits at Aequora Villa. Lazing in the sun with a midday cocktail, dining alfresco beneath the stars on your shaded outdoor dining room … it doesn’t get much better than that. -Property Notes- UTILITIES: All utilities are INCLUDED. (Keep this in mind when comparing rentals as this cost is most often NOT included). NOTE: Spa shown in pool picture is not a hot tub
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