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“Nice Beach With Plenty of Water Sports” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Palm Beach

Palm Beach
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Owner description: Located on the west side of the island, Palm Beach offers white sands and calm waters for excellent swimming conditions.
Staten Island, New York
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Nice Beach With Plenty of Water Sports”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

Palm Beach is a nice beach. It's a bit crowded and not as clean as Eagle Beach. It's best feature is its convenient location right behind the high rise resorts

Visited January 2013
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Staten Island, New York
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“Nice but crowded”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

In other parts of the island the wateris better and clearer . For example Baby Beach. This area is a cluster of tourists that wait in line beginning at 3pm to reserve their huts for the next day. It was like a gas line going around the building. People take their huts too seriously. If they go down the beach a little bit farther especially towards the Lighthouse area the beaches are much better, much less crowded and more relaxed.

Visited January 2013
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Reston, Virginia
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“A walkable beach but some debris washes up”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

I think the trash gets dumped and washes up on shore. It makes me queasy about swimming in the sea.
Unfortunately I think this is true of all the beaches in Aruba.
Thankfully , the Marriott"s beach is not as crowded as some of the beaches. It is in a line of hotels so walking by some of the other hotels is like walking in NYC at rush hour.
I did not like having to purchase a hut on the beach or being there at dawn but it is a business.

Visited January 2013
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Buffalo, New York
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“My Fav of the Aruba Beaches”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Although the beach is not narrow, compared to Eagle Beach it is. Our timeshare is at the end of Palm Beach (Divi Phoenix). There is a paved walkway along the beach, with access through the hotel/condo units to L. G. Smith Blvd. There are many hotels, lots of casinos, restaurants and some nice shops along the way. You can walk to many other restaurant/shopping areas, too, and the bus to town is easy to catch on the Blvd.. If you say at Palm Beach you will not be disappointed, because everything is right there...

Visited January 2013
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New Jersey
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“Better than Eagle Beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2013

More to do than just sit on the sand. Convenient to restaurants, casinos, shopping malls. A little more crowded but with friendly tourists and locals.

Visited January 2013
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