aruba hotel pool
The pool deck at the new Aruba hotel.

BWH Just Opened a New Boutique Hotel in Aruba

By: Alexander Britell - July 10, 2024

BWH Hotels has added a new hotel in Aruba, with the debut of the new Aruba Boutique and Art Hotel, Caribbean Journal has learned. 

The newest boutique hotel in the Caribbean is part of the BW Signature Collection portfolio. The new hotel is set in the heart of the popular Palm Beach area of the Dutch Caribbean island. 

“We are thrilled to re-enter the Aruba market with the addition of the Aruba Boutique & Art Hotel to our BW Signature Collection portfolio,” said Larry Cuculic, President & CEO of BWH Hotels. “Returning to Aruba was a top priority for our brand. This stylish property offers our guests a trusted home base to explore the island’s unique culture, bask in its incredible weather, and enjoy countless activities year-round.”

the new hotel outside
The hotel has 38 rooms in the heart of Palm Beach.

The 38-room hotel is within easy access to many of the island’s top attractions, fro the Palm Beach eateries and nightlife to the nearby California Lighthouse and the Paseo Herencia mall, among others. 

So what do you need to know about the hotel?

The new property has an on-site eatery called Omundo, with street-food inspired fare; along with a cocktail lounge, a pool, a hot tub and even an on-site art gallery featuring works by photographer Steve Francees.

color paintings mural in aruba hotel
It’s a colorful hotel.

Guests also have a free all-day shuttle to get to the sands on Palm Beach. 

“We are delighted to join BWH Hotels as part of their esteemed BW Signature Collection portfolio. We look forward to welcoming travelers to the sunniest destination in the Caribbean,” said Willie Chin, President and Managing Director of Dushi Tera Management. “Guests can enjoy BWH Hotels’ signature hospitality experience and our unique amenities such as our art gallery, all while being steps from one of Aruba’s best beaches.”

It’s part of a growing collection of boutique hotels on the island, particularly in the Palm Beach area. It’s also part of a growing push for BWH in the Caribbean, including the Dutch Caribbean, where the company has one hotel in Willemstad and another planned for Mambo Beach.  

To learn more, visit the Aruba Boutique & Art Hotel. 

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