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Renaissance Island

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We've been coming to Aruba for the last 30 years but never made it over to this wonderful island... read more

Reviewed today
Long Island, New York
This made the trip from good to great

My wife and I rented a cabana at Renaissance Island. What a awsome place. Your own private area... read more

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Josh D
New Hampshire
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“iguana beach”(32 reviews)
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Leave the cares of the world behind as you venture over to a private island complimentary to Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino guests. Renaissance Island features Aruba’s only private beaches and is just an 8-minute water taxi ride away. Here lies a...more
L.G. Smith Boulevard 82, Aruba
+297 583 6000
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All reviews day pass iguana beach pink flamingos nature trail boat ride family beach bring quarters private cabana the marina hotel hermit crabs both sides plenty of chairs fish hotel guests snorkel gear beach chairs take pictures
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Reviewed today

We've been coming to Aruba for the last 30 years but never made it over to this wonderful island; this past trip (1/19) we opted to spend the day there and have a massage in the open air spa hut. While pricey, the amenities, cleanliness,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I rented a cabana at Renaissance Island. What a awsome place. Your own private area with a waiter. Gregory our waiter was awsome never waited on a thing. This guy made the experience so worth it; no mind that you are floating...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Josh D
Reviewed 2 days ago

So glad we stayed and the Renaissance and were able to enjoy the private island. Beautiful, quiet and fun....from the iguana's to the flamingos, everything there was perfect! Food and drinks served on the island were great as was the service. I could have spent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jtynerific
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staying at this place was great. The staff was extremely friendly, and the room was nice. The private island was very nice and it was never too crowded. The boat ride to the island was cool, however the wait to get on the boat could...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank alliso2626
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Renaissance Island is a real bonus to visit when you are in Aruba. It has great facilities, WiFi throughout the island and the best foods around. The servers are all very attentive and aim to please. The bar and wait staff are really there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank SnowWhite5
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got there early (prior to 9am) in order to spend time in the water with the Flamingos. Although quite expensive, we also rented one of the 5 cabanas available there. They did a nice job of stocking the cooler with 2 sparking waters, 2...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Travelswithtrev
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this island every day during our stay as we stayed in Renaissance hotel. This island was filled with nature such as many type of birds, iguana and Flamingo. It consists of two beaches, called iguana beach and Flamingo beach. We spent most of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Saorinmayor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent experience with such a nice specious !!! of course all island is very nice and not only flamingos are there, I've seen 8 adults and 4 babies flamingos, 100's of pelicans and 3 iguanas. Very nice spot, worth to wake up early to catch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Arletta M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Renaissance Island, Marriott Renaissance’s private remote island, is a world away from the downtown Oranjestad hotel. Accessible by a ten minute private tender boat ride from the marina, this beach, bar, restaurant and eco trail oasis is a destination in itself. Iguana Beach is a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank indignantseaweed
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to say I was VERY surprised by the island! What a beautiful location away from all the bustle of the big hotels. The beach is great (two separated beaches for family and adults, which is very wise), flamingoes are a treat and some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Ashley K
November 23, 2018|
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Response from simplyDi | Reviewed this property |
We made reservations right at the hotel when we arrived. I suggest call the front desk......