RESTAURANTS & NIGHTLIFE
EXPLORE FOODIES' PARADISE
At 5 minutes drive from Merlot Villas lies Papiamento Restaurant Aruba, one of our favorite and highly recommended restaurants to enjoy an unforgettable evening. A magical location, wonderful dishes and a wine cellar with 1800 bottles of the best wines including Merlot. Reservations are recommended.
Located next to the Holiday Inn Resort close to Merlot Villas you will find Moomba Beachclub, a laid back beach bar offering a wide array of tropical cocktails and cold drinks. Moomba Beach club is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A popular night at Moomba beach bar is Sunday night for tourists and locals with lots of dancing, all outdoors.
Bugaloe Beach Bar Aruba is located right on the water of Palm Beach between the Riu Hotel and Hilton Resort. Bugaloe Beach Bar offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and is host to some of the best live bands on the island, with breathtaking sunsets as the perfect backdrop! Be sure to stop by for happy hour with live entertainment every day between 5-6pm and 10-11pm.
J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 370, Palm Beach, Aruba
Casa Tua Pizzeria serves thin-crusted pizza, savory pastas and classic Italian recipes such as Osso Bucco di Vittelo, Beef Carpaccio and Tiramisu. Casa Tua offers a cozy setting, located at the high rise area in Palm Beach.
Dine indoors classy-chic style, enjoy "dinner-in-bed’ in comfortable lounge beds or opt for a breezy outdoor patio to enjoy those tropical evenings. Screaming Eagle is a unique restaurant with Miami-style lounge atmosphere, edgy interior design, and trendy French-fusion cuisine.
Wondering where to go for dinner? How about elegant dining in flip flops?! Enjoy the great location, nice food and friendly service at Barefoot Restaurant. Located near the airport, at the beach under a large palapa.
When you after several nights of dining at lovely restaurants are ready for something simple and local, go to Zeerover. Whatever the fishing boats bring in, that is what is offered. Enjoy fresh seafood right from the source at this idyllic spot in Savaneta, a seaside town of Aruba.
Azia’s stylish bar, Aruba’s longest bar, offers a wide selection of wines, classic and customised cocktails. The menu is inspired by Asian traditional recipes from China, India, Indonesia, Korea and Japan. They offer tapas style portions so you can try multiple menu items and they serve gluten-free and vegetarian dishes, too.
Craft Coffee & Bar (Recommended)
Craft was born out of the desire for a place with excellent coffee, craft beers and cocktails, coupled with a lounge atmosphere in casual decadence on Palm Beach in Aruba. In the evening, this prime people-watching spot on breezy Palm Beach is the place for your favorite craft beer or a well-thought out Craft cocktail.
Along the main street that runs through Palm Beach in front of the hotels, you will find many popular bars and pubs. Gusto is a trendy night club located opposite of the Hilton Resort. Sit back and relax on the outside terrace, or dance to the party beats inside.