6 Best Adults-Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Aruba

Are you ready for that romantic getaway filled with seaside relaxation and fun activities?
If so, then it’s time to start exploring all of the exciting adults-only and all-inclusive resorts in sunny Aruba!

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By Amir Deen

Amir Deen

Amir Deen, a San Diego native, is a versatile copywriter whose writing spans educational topics to enticing travel destinations. As a co-founder of Breather Content, he’s committed to creating engaging digital content. When he’s not writing, he enjoys spending time in nature, traveling to new places, and hanging out with friends and family.

Featuring immaculate beaches, an incredibly inviting local culture, and romantic activities galore, Aruba is the perfect getaway for you to recharge and luxuriate in the Caribbean climate.

Whether you’re looking for the thrill of water activities or the calm bliss of white-sanded beaches, Aruba has everything you’re looking for.

While you may be convinced that Aruba is the destination for you, it’s not only easy to decide which all-inclusive, adults-only Aruban resort is perfect for your getaway.

Don’t worry — we’ve done all the deep dives so you don’t have to.

Get ready to experience the pleasure of a lifetime with an unforgettable stay at one of these tranquil, vivacious, and breathtaking Aruban resorts.

NamePhone NumberNumber of ReviewsAverage Rating
Hotel Riu Palace Antillas+297 526 410033154.3 / 5
Bucuti & Tara+297 583 11006694.8 / 5
Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa+297 582 34448964.7 / 5
Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba+297 583 600049814.5 / 5
Barceló Aruba32524.4 / 5
Divi Aruba+297 525 520023794.5 / 5

Aruba’s Best 6 Resorts

We’re going to leap straight into the exciting stuff and give you the full breakdown of what to expect at each of these resorts.

But first, here’s our list so you can also check them out for yourself!

  1. Hotel Riu Palace Antillas
  2. Bucuti & Tara
  3. Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa
  4. Rennaisance Wind Creek Aruba 
  5. Barceló Aruba
  6. Divi Aruba

Some are adults-only and others are all-inclusive so stay tuned for the details in each one. Let’s dive in!

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Hotel Riu Palace Antillas

J.E. Irausquin Blvd 77, Noord, Aruba

If you’re looking to enjoy an all-inclusive, adult-only stay in Aruba, then look no further than Hotel Riu Palace Antillas. In fact, this sumptuous and luxurious refuge is actually the only exclusively adults-only and all-inclusive resort on the island.

Offering guests chances to enjoy the splendor of the Caribbean sun, the warmth of Aruban culture, and a lively party scene, this resort is a perfect backdrop for your Aruban getaway no matter what your ideal vacation is.

Situated right on the shores of the always captivating and swanky Palm Beach, at Hotel Riu Palace Antillas, you can lose yourself in the never-ending wonders of the resort or venture onto less-beaten paths and explore the island on your own terms.

So whether you’re looking to lounge by the pool with your significant other or meet new friends while dancing the night away, your desires are only steps away from your door at Hotel Riu Palace Antillas.

Why We Love It:

Not sure if you want to spend your vacation windsurfing, dancing, or hitting the casino? Not a problem at Hotel Riu Palace Antillas.

This resort offers you a vast range of activities to choose from, ensuring that you’re stimulated every moment of your sojourn in Aruba.

And did we mention that there’s a spa and a golf course? That’s right — relaxation however you find your bliss.

Inside Scoop:

The choice-filled buffets are a fan-favorite at the Hotel Riu Palace Antillas. This makes this a perfect spot if you’re planning on staying close to the resort to enjoy the pool, beach, and mesmerizing activities.

And — did we mention the swim-up bar?

If you fancy yourself a bit of a party animal, then you’ll love RiuParty.

Featured in Riu hotels across the globe, these themed events are perfect for letting loose, dancing your heart out, and connecting with new friends.

Currently, Hotel Riu Palace Antillas features a White Party, where you get to flaunt your best white outfit, and a Neon Party, where you can bask in the brilliance of fluorescent lights and even coordinate your outfit to match if you’re in the mood.

The Green Side:

If you’re committed to sustainability, then you’ve come to the right place.

Hotel Riu Palace Antillas is a recipient of the Travelife Gold Award for its commitment to sustainability, so you can rest assured that your accommodations are keeping our planet healthy and happy.

Travel Time:

Located at J.E. Irausquin Blvd 77, Noord, Aruba, it’s a 17-minute drive from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

Ratings:

With its unbeatable location, plentiful activity options, and commitment to sustainability, it’s no wonder that Hotel Riu Palace Anitillas makes it into the “Very Good” and “Good” categories across travel sites.

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Many reviewers praising its location as its best feature. If that’s not enough, it’s also received TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice, which only goes to accommodations ranked within the top 10% of properties on the website.

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Highest ratings for staff and service.

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Bucuti & Tara

L.G. Smith Boulevard 55B, Oranjestad, Aruba

If you’ve scoured the internet for the best adults-only resort in Aruba, chances are you’ve seen Bucuti & Tara pop up time and time again.

With countless travelers claiming it to be the best resort on the island, we assure you that these reviews are well deserved. In fact, even TripAdvisor has rated it the #1 resort in the Carribean — and if you know anything about the Carribean it has a lot of resorts.

Though it’s not an all-inclusive resort, Bucuti & Tara features the best of the best in just about every category from dining to romance to sustainability.

And it doesn’t hurt that your stay will feature personal concierge services with a team of friendly staff ready to help bring all of your heart’s greatest vacation desires to life.

Why We Love It:

If we’re being honest — everyone loves it.

While Bucuti & Tara is a perfect resort for any adult looking to unwind and revel in the Caribbean sun, this resort is especially perfect for couples.

Whether it’s a honeymoon, anniversary trip, or just a vacation to bond and unwind, Bucuti & Tara is a couple’s paradise.

And, hey, the complimentary glass of champagne as you arrive doesn’t hurt either.

Inside Scoop:

If you’ve been to a resort in the Caribbean — or just about any beach destination — you know that the beach umbrella struggle is real.

Though every fiber of your body may be telling you to sleep in, you know that you have to run down to the beach and reserve your spot for the day if you want any chance of having some shade on the beach.

Well, maybe at some places — but not at Bucuti & Tara.

This resort features its own in-room tablet and app that makes it easy to book your beach umbrella for the day, so you can enjoy your mimosa in bed and mozy on down to the beach at your leisure.

The Green Side:

When it comes to sustainability, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a resort more committed than Bucuti & Tara. Seriously — just check Expedia if you don’t believe us.

From temperature-controlling paint to being a nearly completely paper-free operation, this resort is constantly striving to be a model of sustainability in the modern world.

This resort is the only certified carbon-neutral resort in the entire Caribbean. If that’s not enough, the hotel boasts numerous sustainability awards including Green Globe Platinum Certification, Travelife Gold Award, and LEED Gold Certification.

And if you thought it couldn’t get any better, Bucuti & Tara also supports a number of eco-efforts including Donkey Sanctuary Aruba – a non-profit organization dedicated to providing care and shelter to injured animals, and Tortuga Aruba, a local organization dedicated to protecting Sea Turtles.

Travel Time:

Located at L.G. Smith Boulevard 55B, Oranjestad, Aruba, it’s only a 7-minute drive from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

Ratings:

No matter what website you visit, the reviews for Bucuti & Tara are glowing. Though we could provide you with a long list of superlatives, we’ll let the reviews speak for themselves.

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Did we mention that TripAdvisor rated it the #1 resort in the Caribbean for 2023 and the top 25 in the world? Hard to compete with that.

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Highest rating for eco-friendliness (a 10/10!)

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Manchebo Beach Resort and Spa

J.E. Irausquin Blvd 55, Oranjestad, Aruba

If you’re on the hunt for a boutique, all-inclusive, wellness-oriented resort in Aruba, your search is over.

Abounding in chic, swanky charm and featuring an unbridled commitment to luxurious customer service, this boutique wonderland is everything you need to maximize your Caribbean experience.

Why We Love It:

If your ideal vacation involves being treated like a celebrity and having the best spot on one of the most famous destination beaches in the world, go ahead and make your Manchebo booking now.

Look at reviews on any website and you’ll find vacationers touting the praises of Manchebo’s personal customer service and unparalleled location on Aruba’s Eagle Beach.

Inside Scoop:

Manchebo is a path to paradise for just about every variety of food lovers.

Not only does the resort include top-notch cuisine in its all-inclusive packages, but it also has options for eating off-property.

That’s right — if you book at least a 4-night stay, Manchebo will treat you to dinner at an off-property restaurant so you can live out your foodie dreams on their dime.

And if you happen to be a vegan, don’t worry!

Manchebo restaurants feature a range of scrumptious vegan options – meaning you don’t have to feel left out at meal times.

The Green Side:

When it comes to sustainable practices, Manchebo is a model resort.

Manchebo has been GreenGlobe certified since 2016 and engages in a variety of eco-friendly practices.

These initiatives range from using solar panels to power a portion of their premises to even blocking off a section of the beach for turtle nesting.

No wonder vacationers have rated Manchebo 9.8/10 for eco-friendliness!

Travel Time:

Located at J.E. Irausquin Blvd 55, Oranjestad, Aruba, it’s a 15-minute drive from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

Ratings:

If you’re impressed by Manchebo’s many glamorous offerings — you’re not alone.

If you check the internet for reviews, you won’t be able to avoid vacationers raving about Manchebo’s charm, elegance, and top-notch customer service.

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Most guests touting its location as its best feature.

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Highest ratings for eco-friendliness.

4

Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba

L.G. Smith Blvd 82, Oranjestad, Aruba

You know those stock photos of chic cabanas on top of crystal-clear waters in paradise? Yeah — that’s Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba.

This waterfront resort is a sumptuous utopia featuring its own private island only a short water taxi away.

Featuring all–inclusive and adults-only options, this resort is a shining beacon of Caribbean climate luxury for everyone under the sun!

Why We Love It:

While resorts are nice and all, few experiences can compare to that of lounging on a private island.

In fact, the Renaissance private island features the only private beaches on Aruba, ensuring you’re getting one of the most exclusive and luxurious Caribbean accommodations that money can buy.

Inside Scoop:

If you’ve been struggling to reconcile your desire for a secluded paradise and your addiction to shopping at high-end retailers, Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba has you covered.

Featuring all of the charm of a private island, Renaissance also has its own private mall so you can go straight from sipping mai-tais in your cabana to getting your Gucci fix.

And if you’re feeling lucky, you can head on over to the 15,000 sq ft Wind Creek Crystal Casino and try your hand at a variety of card games including the always thrilling Caribbean stud poker.

And, did we mention the flamingos? That’s right — lounge in luxury as real flamingos putter about you on Wind Creek’s flamingo beach.

Pro tip: if you’re intent on lounging out in one of their immaculate cabanas on their private island, be sure to book your own private hideout when booking your accommodations.

The Green Side:

Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba checks the box when it comes to sustainable practices.

Renaissance Resort & Casino – which Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba is a part of – has maintained the EarthCheck Gold Certificate for sustainability.

Travel Time:

Located at L.G. Smith Blvd 82, Oranjestad, Aruba, it’s an 11-minute drive from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

Ratings:

Not everyone wants to feel like royalty on vacation — just kidding, they do.

If you’re looking for a truly grand and luxurious sojourn in paradise, Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba is the vacation destination you’ve always looked for.

And don’t just take our word for it, check out what scores of paradise-seekers are saying about this adults-only Aruban wonderland.

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Highest ratings for cleanliness.

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Barceló Aruba

J.E. Irausquin Blvd 83, Noord, Aruba

If your mental image of your ideal Caribbean getaway includes watching sunsets as cool breezes rustle your hair, while you wear a high-end fashion suit – you probably want to stay at Barceló Aruba.

Barceló Aruba is a bastion of all-inclusive glory on Aruba’s superb and glamorous Palm Beach that ensures each guest gets a beautiful Aruban view from their lavish residence.

Why We Love It:

At most resorts, locking down those stunning ocean-view balconies can be difficult and expensive —- but not at Barceló Aruba.

Each room in this lush resort features a balcony with a stunning view, meaning you’ll never miss a chance to watch the sun rise or set from the comfort of your own space, with a margarita in hand.

Inside Scoop:

Barceló Aruba is located right across the street from a thriving shopping area and bar hub, giving you ample opportunity to explore the wonders of Aruba while enjoying the comforts of an all-inclusive stay.

And if you’re looking to experience some intoxicating Aruban nightlife, Barceló Aruba is optimally located so you can conveniently crawl across Aruban hot spots to your heart’s content.

The Green Side:

Barceló Aruba has been awarded the ETIC Gold Certification for its sustainability and eco-friendly efforts.

While its sustainability efforts aren’t as robust as some other comparable Aruban resorts, Barceló Aruba is actively taking steps to keep its operations sustainable and eco-friendly.

Travel Time:

Located at J.E. Irausquin Blvd 83, Noord, Aruba, it’s a 21-minute drive from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

Ratings:

The verdict is in, and paradise seekers are more than pleased with Barceló Aruba’s sumptuous, all-inclusive offerings.

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Many raving about its proximity to beautiful Palm Beach and Aruban shopping and nightlife hot spots.

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Highest ratings for cleanliness.

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Divi Aruba

J.E. Irausquin Blvd 45, Oranjestad, Aruba

Ready to fill your Carribean adventure with thrills to last you a lifetime? Then pack your activewear and get ready for a trip to the invigorating Divi Aruba Resort.

This resort is an all-inclusive paradise known for its mile-long beach, laid-back vibes, and countless options for —- both leisurely and thrilling — fun.

This resort allows you to tailor your vacation to your unique needs, letting you be as active and adventurous or as calm and casual as you wish.

Why We Love It:

Does your dream vacay involve being active from sunrise to sunset? Well, in that case, this is the perfect resort for you.

Divi Aruba is one of the few luxury Aruban resorts with countless options for you to break a sweat and be dauntless with an abundance of thrilling activity options.

One of our favorite physical activities available here is the 30-foot rock climbing wall located on Divi Aruba’s mile-long beach. Seriously, how many other resorts can compete with that?

Inside Scoop:

For you movers and shakers out there, Divi Aruba features salsa dance lessons on the beach once the sun starts setting.

And if you’re looking for something a little more thrilling, the resort offers sunfish sailing so you can get up close and personal with the shimmering Aruban waters.

For fitness and adventure-seekers, the e-bike and snorkeling tour is a must-experience, featuring a six-mile bike ride and a wonderful snorkeling excursion where you might even catch a glimpse of some regal Aruban sea turtles.

The Green Side:

Divi Aruba is a resort that is committed to sustainability and keeping the environment safe.

From water conservation and energy management to the elimination of plastic straws and other plastic products, this resort isn’t cutting any sustainability corners.

And if that’s not enough, Divi Aruba is so committed to sustainability that they even make it a point to send employees to workshops and seminars to become more educated on sustainable practices.

Travel Time:

Located J.E. Irausquin Blvd 45, Oranjestad, Aruba, it’s a 14-minute drive from Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA).

Ratings:

The Caribbean vacation community is all smiles when it comes to Divi Aruba Resort.

From the warm, professional service to the glimmering beaches on its doorstep, people just can’t seem to get enough of this laid-back tropical utopia.

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Many guests commending the resort’s beach and proximity to Aruban hot spots.

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Highest ratings for staff & service.

Let Our Guide to the 6 Best Adults-Only and All-Inclusive Resorts in Cancun Be Your Ticket to Paradise!

We hope our guide to the swankiest adults-only and all-inclusive resorts in awe-inspiring Aruba will help you craft your unforgettable trip to paradise.

Whether you’re planning to savor the glamor of Caribbean beaches with your sweetheart or explore the warmth and magic of Aruban culture with friends, we’ve got you covered with tips, insights, and reviews to make your excursion a mind-blowingly memorable one.

But wait — you don’t think that’s all, do you? If you’re on a mission to find more insider tips and unforgettable vacation experiences, check out some of our many other guides on unbelievable vacation hot spots.

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