Noord Tourist Places to Visit in Noord, Aruba, America

Noord Tourist Places to Visit in Noord, Aruba, America

Noord is a town in Aruba Island geographically placed between 12°34′ N latitude and 70°02′ W longitude, around 3 km away from Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba. It belongs to Noord/Tanki Leendert administrative unit. Noord is the home town of Sidney Ponson, a former Major League Baseball pitcher.

Noord is home to many beaches, restaurants, hotels, malls as well as one of the prime tourist attractions of Aruba, the California Lighthouse. Noord is also the location of Santa Ana, the Roman Catholic Church. Santa Ana was initially constructed in 1776 and renovated several times with neo-gothic architecture style.


How to reach Noord?

Queen Beatrix International Airport is the airport of Aruba Island serving all over island including Noord. It is located in Oranjestad, around 10 km away from Noord. Tourists can reach Noord from the airport by taking taxi or car at the airport. Also tourists can wait until the arrival of bus.

QBIA is well served by many prominent airlines such as Blue Panorama Airlines, Aruba Airlines, Dutch Antilles Express, Surinam Airways and Sunwing Airlines. Air services are offered to many of the European, American and Caribbean cities.


Food and Shopping in Noord:

The major food corners in Noord are:

  • 2 Fools and a Bull
  • Wacky Wahoo’s
  • White Modern Cuisine
  • Sweet Peppers Restaurant Aruba
  • La Trattoria El Faro Blanco Restaurant

There are all the kinds of shops located in Noord including gadget, fashion and handicraft items.


Things to do in Noord:

  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Bike riding
  • Aruba Adventures
  • Rancho La Ponerosa


Places of interest in Noord:

Santa Ana:

Santa Ana is a Roman Catholic Church and one of the major religious sites of Aruba. It was initially built in 1776 and later renovated several times in the years 1831, 1886 and 1916. It was also venue for one of the most important religious meetings of Noord. Neo-gothic style architecture of the church will be a great treat to the eyes of tourists.


Noord beaches:

Noord is home to many beaches, all the beaches are in good condition that offers different water sport activities such as windsurfing, swimming, fishing and diving.


Philip’s Animal Garden:

Philip’s Animal Garden is a zoo and a good outing for entire family. It houses different snake species and other birds and animals such as Nigerian Dwarf Goat, Fallow Deer, Caracara, Red-and-Green Macaw, Bengal Cat, Capuchin Monkey and African Grey Parrot.


Other places of interest in Noord are:

  • Boca Catalina
  • Omnibus Tennis
  • Pedernalis
  • Glitz Casino
  • Reservoir Range
  • Fort Bay Beach
  • Wadadli Animal Nature Park
  • Fort Barrington
  • Fort James
  • Dutchman’s Bay
  • Galley Bay Beach
  • Jabberwock Beach

 Best time to visit Noord:

From April to August is the ideal time to enjoy holidays in Noord to explore stunning beaches of Noord.

Accommodation options in Noord:

Noord houses many reputed hotels and resorts serving the accommodation needs of the tourists visiting the place throughout the year. Along with providing decent accommodation, hotels also offer genuine traditional and international cuisine. The prominent hotels and resorts in Noord are as follows:

  • Boardwalk Vacation Retreat
  • Pauline’s Apartments
  • Coconut Inn
  • Aruba Happy Rentals
  • My Aruban Home
  • Caribbean Palm Village Resort
  • Aruba Blue Village Suites
  • Tropical Breeze Hideaway
  • Tierra del Sol Resort, Spa and Country Club
  • Aruba Tropic Apartments
  • Sasaki Apartments
  • Villa Papaya
  • Villa Sol Palmas
  • White Beach Apartments
  • Villa Sunflower
  • Palm Apartments Aruba
  • Montana Park Apartments
  • Palm Beach Retreat


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