What We Love

  • The private island has separate beaches for families and adults and some of the softest sands. Plus, on one side you can feed the tourist-friendly flamingos.

Things to Know

  • The resort offers all the luxuries of a major metropolis while providing guests a unique, ultra-island escape just 15 minutes from shore.
Ready to let your cares melt away to the soothing sound of waves on a private island with everything you desire at your fingertips? Only a short ferry ride from Renaissance Island and located in the heart of downtown Oranjestad, this resort offers all-inclusive excitement and relaxation. With two distinct options (an adults-only or family-friendly resort), you and your honey can enjoy a cannonball-free happy hour sipping legendary blue martinis and families can host belly-flop contests in the tropical pools.

The resort offers easy access to Renaissance Island, exclusively for Renaissance Aruba's hotel guests. Complimentary water taxis ferry guests to a lush, 40-acre island boasting two private beaches. Iguana Beach allows young skippers to romp on white sands, leaving romantics to revel in peace at the adults-only Flamingo Beach. If Zen is your pirate nickname, wander over to Spa Cove and splurge on a sunset couple's massage with champagne, or cash in your all-inclusive meal ticket at Papagayo Bar and Grill for rockin' banana jammers that'll have you hangin' with the flamingos!

The Dive Center and Marina make it easy to test your sea legs. Snorkel or scuba dive through an underwater dream world, or stay afloat with a kayak or sailing trip. The nearby Robert Trent Jones II-designed championship golf course is just the place to test your long drive. If you prefer Vegas-style luxury, two casinos, 24-hour entertainment and a 130-shop mall are within walking distance.

After all this activity, you'll love the eight restaurants at this resort. The all-inclusive package makes it simple to try Blue's tapas menu, L.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House's signature dessert or a mango mascarpone tart big enough for the family to enjoy.

Adventurous souls and sandy-bottomed beach bums unite! Whether you want hustle and bustle, non-stop casino action or a water taxi to the silky sands of Renaissance Island, this resort has everything your island heart desires.

This hotel is All-Inclusive. Features include:
  • All of our restaurants offer A la carte options
  • Marriott level brands of alcohol
  • Unlimited standard-brand beverages, including frozen drinks in resort operated outlets*
  • $10 Casino Match-Play Coupon, one per adult, per stay
  • 15% discount on indoor spa treatments
  • F&B service charge
  • Room tax & service charge

Escape! Inclusive Package does NOT include: Room service, minibar purchases, spa treatments or massages, motorized or non-motorized water sports, diving, beverages in the casinos, airport transfers, tours, in-room movies, wine by the bottle , champagne, and certain deluxe spirits.


Aruba - Marina and Beach
Aruba, Aruba Reina Beatrix (AUA) : 5 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1990
Last Renovation: 2014
Floors: 6
Nonsmoking rooms: 556
Total rooms: 556


Resort Details


You don’t have to go far for delicious food and drinks, these options have you covered.
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Whether a land lover or a water sports fanatic, you’ll always have something fun to do.
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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Renaissance Aruba is a smoke free resort. Smoking is not allowed in guest rooms, including balconies. Guests are allowed to smoke in some public areas of the property which are designated as smoking zones.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes are included in vacation price. Minimum night stay restrictions may apply. Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.


Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 6763 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great property !!

    Always live the comfortable beds and great service . Claudette with turn down service and Marissa with her wonderful housekeepers . Front desk and bellman wonderful !! Make you feel right at home !! The bare area and restaurant great and renaissance island the best - peaceful and staff wonderful . New menus and protocol being followed. Reggie and restaurant staff great

    Jun 13, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Very friendly staff and great weather

    We stayed there on 2 occasions and staff there are like family to us now, Suite we had was amazing and quiet. Easy access to downtown and ferry to the Renaissance Island was great. Great for relaxing, sunning and walking.

    May 28, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    friends who became family!

    There aren't enough words to describe how I feel about this hotel and staff. I am so grateful to be able to come here every three months & honestly wouldn't want to go anywhere else. Marriott should feel very lucky to have these gems working for them! My home away from home ; I can't wait to go back!

    May 10, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Convenient place to stay - Private Island is a Must See

    The pros of staying at this hotel are renting a cabana on Renaissance Island (must do), feeding the flamingos on the island, rooms were very clean and updated (renovated), Starbuck's in the lobby, happy hour at the pool and in lobby (really good prices on drinks). The cons were that they allowed smoking at the pool (although the policy states no smoking except for small area near entrance to hotel) and that there's not many places to eat after 10:00 pm on the property and on Sunday’s the town closes down early. Obviously it’s not the best hotel for the view from the pool, but the trips to the private island are totally worth it. Would recommend 2 nights here before or after going to another part of the island (Palm Beach, for example).

    Apr 23, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful Aruba!

    Made our first trip to Aruba with the family in early March, and stayed at the Marriott Ocean Suites. We were very happy with the property and staff, and the the location is ideal for shopping and many great restaurants within a short walk from the hotel. The icing on the cake was Renaissance’s Private Island which had great beach and cabana options, and of course the beautiful flamingos! We’ll definitely stay here again!

    Apr 12, 2020