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Address: San Nicolas, Aruba
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Located next to the more popular Baby Beach, this beach is also known for...

Located next to the more popular Baby Beach, this beach is also known for its calm waters.

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small and quiet

Yes, the oil refinery is to your right. But, you don't have to position yourself to even have the refinery in your line of sight. We just popped by to look at the beach and were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa D
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here after Baby Beach. It's a decent beach, but the refinery ruins the view. Loved the old boats anchored here!

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Thank 900barb
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, the oil refinery is to your right. But, you don't have to position yourself to even have the refinery in your line of sight. We just popped by to look at the beach and were happily surprised to see how quiet it was: it would be a great place to bring a chair, a picnic lunch, and read or... More 

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Thank Lisa D
Brooklyn, New York
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448 reviews
150 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a smaller average beach. And yes the views are not so nice. It's an option if you're in that area of the island. And I do think it's more for locals and they probably appreciate having somewhere to go without so many tourists and tourists prices.

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1 Thank Ana C
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237 reviews
117 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

With Baby Beach so close, I would move over there in a heartbeat. But this beach was sheltered and more private as Baby Beach takes more of the traffic. But still worth a visit.

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1 Thank William O
PETOSKEY
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217 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Not for snorkeling. Only for laid back beach relaxing. More for locals and those that want to get away from the HiRise area. You "Have" to share the cabanas as the beach belongs to all...so if you get invaded by others-too bad. either stay up in the resort area or except island life as it is. We love this beach... More 

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1 Thank lbingamanPetoskey_MI
Somerset, New Jersey
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145 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Since we have a rental our mission is to see as many beaches as we can this visit. Haven't seen any turtles or dolphins yet. A few dead boa's, and wild donkeys. Beach is very private, locals

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Thank Gina L
Watersmeet, Michigan
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390 reviews
171 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The water was not real clear. I did see some fish, but nothing worth taking pictures of. It was not crowded and easy to get shade. The water was calm.

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Thank MilwaukeeSunseeker2
Gallup, New Mexico
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79 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you want a more quiet experience than baby beach go here. Beautiful beach, the only "downside" is the view the refinery but who cares about that if you are sitting in Aruba on the beach :)

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Albany, NY
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442 reviews
184 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Although it's in view of the oil refineries and closer to them than Baby Beach, Rodgers Beach seemed less crowded. I still like the beaches on the west side of the island, but this one was nice.

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Thank eluper
Bradford West Gwillimbury, Canada
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44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Good Beach, my husband & I didn't spent the day here as in comparison to the other beaches on the island because this one was too crowed however with all the Beach options in Aruba I will not return because I love Baby beach which is around the corner any way when I am in San Nicolas.

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Thank Sherika D

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