How to Visit the famous Flamingo Beach in Aruba

By: Leah Shoup

Where is Flamingo Beach in Aruba?

You can only see the flamingos in one of the resorts in Aruba: the Private Island at Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba Resort.

How much is Flamingo Beach Aruba?

Renaissance Island Aruba offers day passes for $130 per person. Entrance is included for guests at the Renaissance Hotel.

How to get to Renaissance Private Island

Since the Renaissance Aruba Resort owns the island, the only way to get there is a trip on one of the property’s private water taxis.

Are kids allowed on the Renaissance Island Flamingo Beach?

Children can only visit Renaissance Aruba Flamingo Beach from 9-10 in the morning. The island's family side is called Iguana Beach.

Things to do on Renaissance Private Island

Sunbathe on one of the island's beaches, take photos with the flamingos, book a massage, or participate in water sports!

What are my options for food on the island?

Papagayo Bar & Grill and the Mangrove Beach Bar! Remember day passes include one meal and one drink on Flamingo Island.

How to spend your time on the island

Get to the island early in the morning for the best experience. Grab a sunbed and then take photos with the famous pink flamingos before the crowds!

Flamingo Beach visiting hours

You can access the Renaissance Aruba Private Island from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The first water taxi leaves at 7 a.m. from the resort.

When is the best time to travel to Flamingo Beach?

If you’d prefer to avoid the crowds in the Caribbean, we suggest visiting during Aruba’s low season, which runs from mid-April to mid-December.

Is Flamingo island worth a visit?

While it's a pricey experience, I felt like seeing flamingos on a beach is kind of a once-in-a-lifetime experience–think of the Instagram photos!