Sandy beach
Yes
Hike-in Required
Yes
Surfing
Yes
Snorkeling / SCUBA
No
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Andicuri Beach is known for being the best bodyboarding beach in Aruba.

Located down a short trail from the Natural Bridge area on the island's eastern shore, Andicuri Beach is spacious, scenic, and sandy with cerulean blue ocean waves washing up against it. That being said, the short hike required to reach the bay tends to keep the crowds away, and even during ideal beach days, you may find you have the beach to yourself or are only sharing it with a few other people.

The wavebreaks at Andicuri are so ideal that bodyboard competitions are held at the beach. Nestled between coral stone cliffs, the stone walls can provide a little bit of shade. The area surrounding the beach itself is also worth exploring, with several small blowholes and the nearby Blackstone Beach with its tripod natural bridge formation lying slightly further along the hiking trail.

Andicuri Beach does tend to get strong currents, similar to all of Aruba's eastern facing beaches. Strong swimmers may be able to enter the water if the currents are calm, however swimming is still generally not recommended here - especially near the stone.

Reaching Andicuri requires a short hike along the Blackstone Beach Trail from the Natural Bridge parking area. There are no lifeguards, or any amenities located on the beach. There are, however, snacks and bathrooms available at the parking area.

Logistics + Planning

Preferable season(s)

Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall

Congestion

Low

Parking Pass

None

Open Year-round

Yes

Pros

Great bodyboarding conditions.

Cons

Rough swimming conditions.

Pets allowed

Not Allowed

Features

Surfing
Family friendly
Horseback riding

Location

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