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Address: Baby Beach, San Nicolas, Aruba
Phone Number: 297-522-4400
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Perfect for children, inexperienced swimmers and snorkelers, this pretty...

Perfect for children, inexperienced swimmers and snorkelers, this pretty beach is appropriately named since the water is as calm as a wading pool and only five feet deep.

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Paradise lost!

This off the beaten path beach is well worth the drive from Oranjestad, low or high rise area. The views, beach and water are amazing. It's. Great snorkeling spot right off the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hull, Massachusetts
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Shelton, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We rented a car to drive down to the other end of the island. We went through some shaky neighborhoods to get there. It's called Baby Beach because it is so shallow, so you basically just sit in the water. It definitely wasn't the nicest beach I've been to, especially with the power plant right in view. Will go back... More 

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Hull, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This off the beaten path beach is well worth the drive from Oranjestad, low or high rise area. The views, beach and water are amazing. It's. Great snorkeling spot right off the beach too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived early. First to get the chairs. After a while they put the pop up cabanas directly in front of us, blocking our view of the water. There is very little shade. Mama's is great. Good food. very expensive drinks. Water is shallow and calm. Very relaxing.

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Manton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to Baby Beach twice. Today and about 4 years ago. What a difference. 4 years ago the beach was less structured, not many amenities, fewer restrictions. Today's visit showed us a much improved infrastructure, parking, feeling of security and several layers of ropes and buoys to warn against rip tides. I still saw lots of colorful Caribbean fish and... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I would recommend saving time and money and skipping this one. Not much there and it requires a car rental to get there. The area is mostly used by locals and the views include a refinery of some kind.

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Madison, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Baby Beach to snorkel and enjoy the calm waters. The drive there from the hotel area can be a challenge as there are very few street signs. Somehow we managed to get there, but we got terribly lost trying to return. Eventually, we made our way south and west until we found the main road. Anyway, about... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a bit of a drive from Palm beach, yet worth the trip. Can be crowdy so go early if you want a good spot. Don't forget to bring snorkel gear, it's great! Too bad of the oil refinery which will be started again in 2 years (2018-2019).

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach is pretty but a lot of seaweed on the beach and in the water. Was a good spot for snorkeling because of the rocky bottom but definitely not the clear, beautiful beach and water present at Eagle Beach.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took a De Palm tour that ended up at Baby Beach. As a very shallow, calm half-moon lagoon, it's perfect for folks who want to relax in the water without having to swim or catch waves. The De Palm instructor showed us how to snorkel. It wasn't crowded and it felt serene. Besides the beach itself, I really enjoyed... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hired a car for the day and everyone said you have to go to Baby Beach, so we went. So disappointed- on the drive to the beach had to pass the oil refinery and what seemed to be a prison? not a single fish to be seen and a dismal view of the oil refinery next door. May be we... More 

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