Holiday Inn Resort ****
- Located directly on Palm Beach
- Child friendly and a lively environment
- Many facilities and activities
- Rent of home care and mobility equipment
Holiday Inn Resort
Vivacious hotel situated on the beach. Next to the hotel you will find the cozy beach bar Moomba. The many facilities and activities ensure that you won’t feel bored for a minute. The resort offers 5 adapted rooms on the ground floor with wide passages, extra wide doors, handle bars near the toilets and a seat near the shower.
- 3/4 star hotel
- 600 rooms/apartments with 5 rooms adapted for wheelchairs
- Voltage 110 volt
- Location: holiday resort environment, lively environment and directly on the beach
- Center of Oranjestad 6 km away
- Public parking facility nearby
- Public bus stop located nearby
Good to know about Hotel Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
You need to pay a deposit of US$ 100 upon arrival in cash or by credit card.
- Parking facility: Public parking facility outside, free
VISA, EuroCard/MasterCard, Diners and American Express are accepted,
currency exchange and ATM
- Internet facilities
- Grocery shops
- Laundry service
- Launderette (self service)
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Outdoor swimming pool for children
- Sun terrace
- Sun beds
- Towel service
- 4 restaurants
- 3 bars
- 1 snack bar
Sport and entertainment
- Entertainment during the day
- Entertainment at night
- Sports: tennis, table tennis, volleyball and basketball
- Water sports (against a fee): kayak and water bicycles
- Fitness/aerobics area
- Diving facilities (5-star PADI)
Wellness facilities in Hotel Holiday Inn Resort Aruba
- Sauna, massage and spa/ Thalassic facility
- Beauty salon
- Kids club: games room and play garden, toddlers pool
- Baby facilities: babysitting service available (extra charge)
On the island of Aruba, home and medical care and self dialysis are among the options.
You can make use of an extensive package of care and help instruments, such as an electrical high/low bed, a weight lift, a beach wheelchair and many more options.
Also taking diving therapy or lessons are among the possibilities.
There are various daily, challenging excursions, including a spectacular flight by helicopter with a fantastic view of the island, deep sea fishing, introduction to diving, enjoying the peace and quiet and the amazing butterfly activities in the butterfly farm and much more.…
Wheelchair taxis; tricycles, quads and touring cars can be booked. A three or four wheel mobility scooter, electrical or ordinary wheelchairs can be reserved for you. Your mobility therefore has not to be an impediment.
Arubans are very friendly and above all focused on the American way of life. They speak mostly Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamento.
110 Volt; an adapter comes in handy.
Food and drink
There are very many different eating options on Aruba, from European to Chinese. Try a delicious pastechi (puff pastry) with chicken. You can also drink very sweet lemonade drinks like Grape (purple), Cherry (red) and Pineapple (yellow). The local beer on Aruba is Balashi Beer. The tap water is good and drinkable.
Aruba has its own currency, the Aruban florin, mostly used by the local population. Tourists mostly pay with American dollars. There are many places where you can change Euros into US dollars. ATM’s can mostly be found in the various shopping malls in Oranjestad. Credit cards are accepted almost anywhere.
Tropical climate; a lot of sunshine and a cooling north-east trade wind. Average temperature is 30°C.
Aruba is GMT/UTC Offset – 4h, Aruba does not utilize Daylight Saving Time.
The public transport on Aruba is provided by Arubus (regular service). The bus station in Oranjestad is the central hub/transfer point. Early 2013, a (local) streetcar line in Oranjestad will be put into operation.
The taxis charge according to set prices. Car rental is possible in many locations. The main roads are mostly paved in the western part of Aruba. In the hinterland (kunuku) the roads are not paved. On the island of Aruba, cars drive on the right hand side of the road.
Butterfly Farm: watch the video of the butterfly farm on Aruba with easy access for wheelchair and scoot moped.
Imagine passing through a tropical rain forest surrounded by trees, flowers, over small bridges and underneath waterfalls. You are surrounded by butterflies, a true butterfly paradise. Hundreds of different species of butterflies can be found, including the rarest species in the world!
A guide will take you along and show you the path of life of a butterfly. From minute eggs to strange exotic caterpillars, to true butterflies like jewels…….
Diving for the handicapped!
This incredible training opportunity offers a new alternative method to improve the mental and physical condition.