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Renaissance Island

Aruba
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Ranked #16 of 78 Attractions in Aruba
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Type: Islands, Outdoors

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London, United Kingdom
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820 reviews 820 reviews
487 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
7 helpful votes 7 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The adult beach had some of the best snorkeling we found, that you didn't need a boat, or a long drive to get to. The flamingos were awesome. It could get a little crowded, and sometimes it was hard to find a shady spot, and if you get too close to the mangroves, the mosquitos could get pretty bad, I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The beach is nice and the flamingos are pretty cute. But beware sunset on the island. The mosquitoes are relentless and even with layers of bug spray they were attaching themselves ten at a time. We attended a wedding on the island so we were there long enough that we saw the mosquitoes disappear after the sun goes down but... More 

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Munich, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We were so excited about Renaissance Island, that this was the first thing we visited when we got in Aruba. And we were not disappointed! Flamingo beach is simply wonderful and relaxing! The only contra in my opinion is that the cocktails we bought at the bar were not that good. But that should not be a problem! Try the... More 

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Baltimore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

What a place to be - great staff, amazing view of the pool and the ocean, clean surroundings and a total great package.

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