It’s the vibrant colours of the Boardwalk that stuck in our minds. As soon as you arrive at this tropical haven that’s tucked away in a coconut grove, you’ll be lifted by bright splashes of blues, greens, yellows and pinks that only serve to intensify the beauty of the hotel’s natural surroundings.
You’ll find this effervescent beauty is a short 20 minute ride from the airport and sits just off Palm Beach, so you’re close to all the amenities you could need should you want to experience island life. The positioning of the Boardwalk, nestled in its own romantic coconut grove, however, will enable you to completely disappear should you be looking to truly escape for a while.
The smallest hotel on the island, The Boardwalk offers just 14 beautiful casitas that lie spread out amongst lush tropical vegetation. Each of the casitas were recently renovated and all are completely unique, but you can expect colourful & fresh interiors to greet you whichever one you choose. Fully equipped with a kitchen and large living area, the temptation to stay hidden each night in your personal paradise is very real. Our favourite area has to be the outdoor patio, however. Home to a large hammock, lazy afternoons spent swinging in the dappled light will ensure your time in Aruba is as relaxed as it can be.
WHY WE LIKE IT
As soon as you come face to face with the dazzling colours and unique setting of the Boardwalk Small Hotel, chances are you’ll immediately consider if you should ever leave. Once you’re settled, the urge to stay forever will just get stronger. Whether it’s an evening enjoying a home-cooked meal on your terrace, courtesy of a rented chef, or an afternoon spent in your hammock that you look back on with fondness, one thing is for certain – the Boardwalk will help you make the most beautiful memories.