Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort – Aruba

Aruba’s Eagle Beach is ranked the number one beach in the Caribbean and if you’re a guest At Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort, you’re lucky to have it just steps from your room door.

Literally, within seconds, a quick stroll from the hotel across J.E. Irausquin Boulevard and you’re there. Once you kick off your flip flops, you’ll feel the soft warm sand slip between your toes, as you walk toward the Caribbean Sea. The white sand glistens so bright, you’ll find yourself squinting your eyes as you feel the sun radiate on your skin.

Eagle Beach is second in the world behind Baia do Sancho, Brazil. The water here is crystal clear and it is the widest beach in all of Aruba with the whitest, softest sand.

Amsterdam Manor, an upscale Dutch Colonial–style resort overlooks Eagle Beach. It was built in 1989 by the famous Dutch architect Jan Hubert. The property is quaint with its yellow structure and bright orange roof, it combines old-world charm with the most modern comfort found. The staff here are welcoming and friendly, ensuring a family-owned personal touch.

The Manor offers refined studios with complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screens, kitchenettes, and balconies or terraces. Upgraded studios feature whirlpool tubs. The 1- and 2-bedrooms suites have full kitchens, and living areas with sofa beds. Some studios include sea views.

There are 2 restaurants, including 1 on the beach, and 2 bars, plus an outdoor pool and a kids’ pool. There is room service available and kids age 11 and under stay at no charge with an adult.

Breakfast and parking are free.

A stay here was had in a first floor, one-bedroom studio with living room, kitchen, front and rear entrances as well as a dining patio outside the entrance. The resort pool with its freshwater waterfall was directly in front of the suite, and beach just a minute walk away. Guests may appreciate the large bathrooms, especially the oversized shower.

All rooms offer unique elegant furnishings, a colonial tropical setting, spacious balconies or terraces, fully equipped kitchens in an relaxing holiday atmosphere.

Passions on the Beach, the Manor’s seaside bar & restaurant was quite the  surprise. The drink & dish menus will have you coming back for more as you enjoy the freshest island flavors from the highest quality meats, to irresistible seafood and vegetarian dishes.

Passions sits just across the street from the resort, offering lunch, dinner, wine, and cocktails. Here you can have breakfast by sunlight or dine beachside by torchlight.

Sunset dinners on Eagle Beach are what romantic dreams are made of. Passions is a destination for visitors from across the island, and an ideal location for wedding parties.

Visitors of all ages are welcome to Passions on the Beach. Children 3 years and younger eat free.

Guests that reserve the penthouse may enjoy an Aruban style meal served on the balcony, overlooking the sea. Enjoy the sunset over the waters still, but with privacy for a tropical themed dinner. Or experience Sunset Happy Hour with new friends at the Manor’s rooftop Horizons Lounge and enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live musical entertainment.

During the visit here, the beach was not crowded and there was plenty of room to get a spot of your own, especially under a native Fofoti tree which are common throughout the island. The island itself, is a tropical paradise. Aruba is a place with gorgeous scenery, and a stunning climate.

The resort is located on Aruba’s west coast and is constructed in such a way that the sunset can be enjoyed from every corner of the property. It is secluded from the high-rise hotels, but not far from general tourist facilities. It’s just a half mile from the high rise and low-rise hotels, casinos and nightclubs. Restaurants and a massive market are within walking range, and it is minutes away from main shopping areas.

The Resort is proud to take steps toward being the most eco-friendly hotel in Aruba, from monthly beach clean-ups, protecting local sea turtles as well as reducing water consumption.

Tanning on the beach may be too slow of a pace for some. So for those who prefer an adventurous vacation try roughing it on a guided off-road Jeep tour to explore Aruba’s rugged and cultural side. The Baby Beach Off-Road Safari Jeep Tour with De Palm Tours puts you in an open-air Jeep for a thrilling adventure. You’ll likely get dusty as you blaze a trail through the wild beauty of Aruba’s outback. Tourists get to see Aruba through the eyes of a local. The off-road tour covers the best sightseeing spots on the island including Aruba Street Art, Frenchman’s Pass, Red Anchor, San Nicolas and more.

Want even more adventure? Set fourth on a voyage on the Caribbean Sea with a luxury lagoon sailing & snorkel cruises. Depart from Pelican Pier for an Aruba Luxury Lagoon Cruise with Pelican Adventures. Cruise along Aruba’s southern coast aboard our luxury schooner and discover the crystalline waters of the Spanish Lagoon. Professional guides escort tours through the hidden treasures of this unique area.

While in San Nicolas explore its artistic and ‘Instagrammable’ side where dozens of street murals capture the ‘One Happy Island’ in all its glory. World-known artist touched by Aruba,’s culture, beauty and people have left their creative mark, making Aruba a popular artists’ haven among the street art community.

Things may be a bit more relaxed in Aruba, but it is not without its cosmopolitan vibes. Apotek is a speakeasy that is chic, sophisticated, and an idea place for after dinner cocktails. Apotek likes to think of its mixologists as pioneers of the Caribbean cocktail
scene, inspiring others s to crave the classic and experimental art of the cocktail. Apotek serves authentic remedy cocktails and is Aruba’s only Speakeasy.

Book your next trip to Aruba and plan a stay at Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort.

J.E. Irausquin Boulevard, 252, Eagle, Aruba

Phone + 297 527 11 00

Fax + 297 527 11 12

Toll reservation + 1800 969 2310


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