Marriott's Aruba Surf Club - Tripfind

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Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club

22 minutes from airport
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COVID-19 Risk Score
Based on case and recovery data, updated weekly, at the country level in the Caribbean and the state level in Mexico. See our blog post for more detail.
AS OF 07/26/2021
B MEDIUM RISK
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Top Strengths
Pool Quality
Families
Fitness Center Quality
Snorkeling
Sailing
Resort Profile

One of the very best options on the island for families, Marriott’s Aruba Surf Club offers a plethora of kid-friendly amenities: a lazy river, a game room, a kids club, a Nintendo Wii lounge for teens, and a waterslide to name a few. The rooms are built for families, too; standard guest rooms come with kitchenettes, but the larger villas (one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites are available) come with full kitchens and separate living and dining rooms. Many have great ocean and pool views. On-site dining variety is lacking (there’s just one restaurant open for all meals, and the food is only decent – this factor has a negative effect on the Overall Beach Resort Rating) and the grounds and beach area can get crowded at peak vacation times (pre-COVID); but the property offers an outstanding fitness center with plenty of equipment, an outdoor grilling area, beach volleyball on-site, and one of the best swimming pool areas in the Caribbean. Sailing and snorkeling cruises are available right on the beach (in addition to other water sports such as tubing/banana boat rides), and there are plenty of off-site shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. Guests have access to the casino and more at the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino (A2), the sister property that’s easily within walking distance.

Complimentary COVID-19 testing for U.S. re-entry is available on-site (complimentary antigen tests are provided for two guests per room staying three consecutive nights or longer). For additional guests, testing is available at a fee; the antigen test is $40 per person and the PCR test is $100 per person. Results are returned in 24 hours. In the event of a positive test, the island’s mandatory COVID-19 insurance will cover designated accommodation costs until recovery.

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Resort Scorecard
The Resort Scorecard shows the scores of the factors that drive the resort's Overall Beach Resort Rating, Tripfind's beach resort-specific overall quality score. The Star Rating uses the standard 1-5 star scale and the five attribute scores below it use a 12-notch rating scale, from A++ to F.
Factor
Score
Star Rating
3.5
Beach Quality
A-
Room Quality
B+
On-Site Dining Quality
B
Service Quality
A-
Pool Quality
A++
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