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Renaissance Island

Address: Aruba
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Ranked #19 of 82 Attractions in Aruba
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks

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Lincoln, Nebraska
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A great value for a cruise visitor. A$99 day pass included a picturesque boat trip, lunch at a clean beachside cafe with a giant pizza oven and good food, a drink and towels and lounge chairs. The beaches are spotless and the staff super friendly! The beach is protected and the waters are calm. We rented a floaty for $5.... More 

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Lima, Ohio
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Departing from the boat, the left side of the island is family oriented and has a great restaurant and bar, the right side is adults so a bit quieter. The flamingo's are on the adult side and will come up to you if you have food for them. The couple massage is fantastic facing the ocean.

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Laguna Beach-sarasota
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71 reviews 71 reviews
6 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On everyone's must do list. Once is enough. Staying at Renaissance Ocean Suites for 3 weeks over holidays Other reviewers have it right. Fun place to go but hardly relaxing. Weekend flight schedule makes noise unbearable, island is next to runway.. Separate island, families v adults only, not enforced....see mngrs response at Marriott/Renaissance . Skiffs with trained Captains whisk you... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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282 reviews 282 reviews
20 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

If your staying at one of the Renaissance properties you get free boat access to private island. The island has two beaches and a lunch spot. The flamingo beach is adults and other is for children. There are real flamingos which is awesome but adult beach is very Shelly and rocky. The other side beach is much nicer soft sand... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1,013 reviews 1,013 reviews
621 attraction reviews
277 helpful votes 277 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The Renaissance Aruba is the only resort on the island with it's own private beach. Accessible only by private boat - the beach is open only to guests staying at the resort. We enjoyed this private beach all through our stay on the island. A short 15 minute boat trip (the boat picks you up from the jetty at the... More 

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New York City, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Everything that people have said about the look of this beach is true - the water is blue, the flamingos do exist and are pretty neat to see up close and the food is very good and reasonably priced. If you're staying in the Renaissance Hotel this is a no brainer since it's a quick water taxi away but I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great place to go if your staying at the renaissance. Pretty impressive snorkeling around this island and just outside their rock barriers.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stayed one night in the hotel Renaissance with three people. This was cheaper then buying three tickets for renaissance island alone. It is a nice island. Flamingo's, iguanas and quiet beaches. But you can check it out in one day and spend the rest of your holiday in cheaper hotel

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were not staying at the Renaissance Hotel, but we booked a day trip via the hotels front desk. The cost is $99 per person, which included water taxi to the island, lunch, non motorised water sports and a cocktail. I thought it was well worth the money, the beach is beautiful and the main reason I wanted to go... More 

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Pequannock, New Jersey
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stayed at the renaissance family hotel, and while we weren't thrilled with the hotel location (it is very close to the airport, and very loud), Renaissance island was gorgeous. We spent the whole day there and the kids had an amazing time and we got some beautiful pictures. There are plenty of lounges and hammocks, and the food at... More 

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