Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort and Casino
What We Love
- Located on a white sand beach
- Guestrooms were updated in October 2014
- Sinking your toes in the sand during a romantic dinner at Footprints Beach Grill
- Camp Hyatt for kids three to 12
- The koi and black swan pond at the Ruinas del Mar restaurant
What To Know
- This is a large resort, so getting around can take a while
- Basic WiFi is free
- The pool can get packed; the same goes for the casino in the evening
- There are 9,000 square feet of business facilities
- Check-in is at 4 p.m.
- Free WiFi
- Golf Course
- Handicap Accessible
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
On Aruba’s northwest coast, this 357-room high-rise sits on acres of palm trees that front a white sand beach. Behind the Spanish-style façade, the interiors deliver on Hyatt’s signature contemporary design. Chartreuse and orange pillows, curtains and throws nod to the surrounding tropics and enliven the otherwise neutral rooms, which look out on the ocean, the pool or the gardens. There are many types of cuisine — Mexican, Italian, Caribbean — on offer in the 12 restaurants and bars peppered over the grounds. Ruinas del Mar draws a crowd as much for its waterfalls and ponds, which teem with koi and black swans, as for its solid continental cuisine. The quieter Footprints Beach Grill serves a four-course dinner to only five tables shaded by palapas on the sand. Sunbathe on the beach or by the three-level pool, snag a private cabana at the lobby bar or get pampered with a Swedish massage at the spa (men will also appreciate the fitness facials). There are also a number of water sports on offer, from kayaking and paddleboarding to boating and diving, plus access to the nearby 18-hole golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., and the on-site casino, which has its own take on high-stakes adventure.
In the Area
Although the Hyatt Regency offers enough entertainment for an entire trip, there are plenty of off-site adventures available, too. On Aruba’s northwest coast, the remains of a World War II shipwreck rest under 60 feet of water off Malmok Beach. Take a hike on the trails surrounding the Ayo Rock Formations, a series of monoliths marked by petroglyphs carved by ancient inhabitants. The Gold Mine Ranch offers guided horseback rides through sand dunes and by the water. Migratory birds, such as herons, skimmers and cormorants, flock to the Bubali Bird Sanctuary. Head to the observation tower for a close-up look without binoculars. Try your luck at land sailing, a sport much like kitesurfing but on dry land; rides can reach speeds of nearly 35 miles per hour.
How to Get There
We had a wonderful relaxing trip to celebrate my friend's birthday! Great from check in to check out! The room had been recently renovated. The bed and pillows were absolutely luxurious and comfortable. The maid service was so good. Very attentive to any little requests. We opted for the Regency Club upgrade and enjoyed this every day. Jacqueline, Jackie, Rowena and all the other staff were so helpful and friendly. The property is extremely well maintained. I went down every morning to reserve a palapa and got great spots each day.
I always go to a cafe at Hyatt hotel and they just have these amazing and nice people that work there they are Haydie and Vi ! They always bring a smile to my face and has a very good service thank you for benig so polite ! My adviese is to go and visit there.
This Hotel is very well kept and absolutely beautiful, the rooms are spacious with great views everyone was super nice! I did have a minor problem with one of the employees that work on the beach. On the first day there My husband Jim asked the man how much was to rent one of the huts on the beach (there were alot of empty huts) and he told Jim that he has only two huts available but they were far away from the beach. my husband is white and really couldn't understand him because of his accent. So my husband said there are alot of huts empty closer to the beach? instead of him explaining to my husband that we have to reserve them a day before (which is ridiculous! ) I mean really! it should be first one come, first one serve! So the man kept instincing that we take a hut which was far away from the beach! Jim who is the sweetest man on earth said it's okay, can we please have two beach chairs instead? I was a couple of steps away and heard the man made a comment in spanish about my "gringo" husband. I am SPANISH sooooo I let him have it in "SPANISH" then to top it off he was so nasty dragging the chairs and mumbling words! REALLY! I grabbed the chair from him and threw him $20 and told him to go get himself a drink or retire!!
other then that we had a great time!!. Get the beach umbrellas and excursions from Olga (right on the beach) she is absolutely a doll. I recommend the sunset cruise OMG it is so worth it.
Oh by the way! the wonderful gentleman's name is BENJI!
This hotel is perfect. The beaches are wonderful, perfect location for shopping, food and drinks. You can do watersports right there. There is a hertz rental office right there and thrifty next door. You can book tours right onsite .
You can't beat the Hyatt for a great combination of luxury and convenience. This is hands down the most beautiful hotel property in Aruba, and located right in the heart of the Palm Beach restaurants and shopping. The beach palapas are awesome, the staff is always friendly and helpful and the rooms are really nice (with enormous HD TVs). The resort is teeming with wildlife (iguanas, blue lizards, black swans, turtles and even caged parrots and macaws! My 5 year old loved it, and also loved the waterslide in the multi-tiered pool. Like all of Palm beach, the beach is calm and inviting. We will be going back and staying at the Hyatt.