This 5.5-hectare, green-certified resort embraces Aruba's trade winds with cushioned, open-air seating arrayed on polished fieldstone floors. Buildings are separated by expansive tropical gardens, waterfalls and freshwater fish ponds. 2 restaurants and 2 bars provide elegant, sunlit settings or weathered, open-air ambiance. Menus range from haute cuisine to American-style buffets. Guests can enjoy live music against beautiful sunset ocean views at Mira Solo Martini Bar. A wide stretch of sand separates two expansive, free-form, zero-entry pools, 1 that accommodates active guests, and the other that caters to relaxation. Beach and pool cabanas are available for a surcharge.
The resort's water-sports center offers scuba-diving lessons and excursions. Avian enthusiasts can join on-site bird watching tours. An air-conditioned health-and-fitness club offers exquisite spa services in 10 treatment rooms, exercise equipment and a basketball court. Complimentary aerobics and water aerobics classes are offered daily. Nearby, guests will also find businesses supporting a panoply of outdoor and aquatic activities, ranging from ecotours and boat trips to yoga and golf lessons and miniature golf.
The Radisson's 1,486-square-meter casino features a starlit blue ceiling that periodically displays "shooting stars" while guests try their luck at casino games. The resort's 24-hour, self-serve business center provides Internet-access computers and laptop connections. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. The conference center has 8 small meeting rooms and provides exhibition space and event catering. The resort offers self parking (complimentary) and valet parking (surcharge). For young travelers, a children's club offers game rooms (surcharge) and supervised day and evening activities.
The Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa offers 354 guestrooms and suites in 3 towers of 4, 6 and 8 stories. Guestrooms balconies offer ocean, beach, pool, garden and courtyard views. Tropical furnishings include mahogany-and-wicker beds, armoires, and chairs with pull-out footstools. Bed posts are elaborately carved. Premium bedding includes a pillowtop mattress and cotton sheets. (Additional towels and bedding are available.) All accommodations include marble entryways, carpeted floors, balconies with teak chairs and cocktail tables, and louvered wood doors that afford privacy. In-room 42-inch plasma televisions feature premium channles like HBO, OnCommand Video and 1st-run pay movies. Dial-up Internet access is complimentary. Turndown service is available upon request. Other in-room amenities include a direct dial phone with voicemail, refrigerator and electronic check-out. In-room childcare and connecting/adjoinging rooms are available.