You and your guest will have leisure time throughout Convention 2019 to enjoy activities at your own expense. Check out some of the activities available during this year’s convention. Activity selections may not be cancelled after Friday, April 5. Your credit card will be charged for the full amount of the activity on Monday, April 8.

Complimentary Activities

The resort offers a wide variety of ways to immerse yourself in the island surroundings and culture. During your stay, you’ll have complimentary access to:

  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa’s facilities, including steam rooms, saunas and whirlpools (treatments are available at your own expense)
  • Two swimming pools
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Non-motorized water sports equipment, including kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and floating rafts
  • Daily resort entertainment
  • Daily gaming clinic in the casino

Optional Activities

UTV Off-Road Adventure

Friday, April 26: 1:15 – 5:45 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: 7:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. or 1:00 – 5:15 p.m.
$260 per vehicle (2 people)

Get behind the wheel of a utility vehicle for an open-air, off-road experience on the wild side of the island. A professional guide will take you riding through rocky gorges, taking in the view from the seaside coral cliffs and jetting alongside wave-tossed Caribbean beaches. Don’t miss the California Lighthouse, Alto Vista Chapel, Bushiribana Ruins and more on this exciting adventure.


  • You will be required to sign a waiver.
  • This tour can be bumpy. It is not recommended for pregnant women, those with neck/back injuries or those who suffer from motion sickness.
  • Casual clothing, comfortable shoes, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended.

Sun-Sational Snorkel Sail

Friday, April 26: 1:15 – 5:45 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: 8:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
$90 per person

Travel through the most gorgeous turquoise waters the Caribbean has to offer to discover a plethora of tropical fish and coral formations. You’ll be introduced to snorkeling at Catalina Bay and then head to the largest shipwreck dive in the Caribbean to explore the undersea world surrounding this 400-foot-long sunken ship. This snorkel adventure includes lunch on board, tropical drinks and snorkeling equipment.


  • You will be required to sign a waiver.
  • This tour is not recommended for those who suffer from motion sickness or can’t swim.
  • Swimwear, sandals, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are recommended.
  • A towel, lunch and drinks will be provided.


Friday, April 26: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$310 per person

Go beyond snorkeling and experience Aruba’s underwater beauty in the safest and easiest way possible. With SNUBA, you can breathe easily underwater without wearing heavy, restrictive dive gear. It’s safe, fun and easy to learn. No prior diving or snorkeling experience is required and your professionally trained SNUBA guide will personally take you on an underwater tour of the beautiful marine environment.


  • You will be required to sign a waiver.
  • SNUBA requires energetic participation and walking distances over uneven and steep terrain or on steps.
  • This tour is not recommended for those who can’t swim, pregnant women, those with neck/back injuries or those who suffer from motion sickness.
  • Swimwear, cover-up and sunscreen are recommended.
  • Water and light snacks will be provided.

Golf at Tierra Del Sol

Wednesday, April 24: 12:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, April 26: 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 27: 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Green Fees: $190 per person
Club Rental: $55 per person
Shoe Rental: $15 per person

Tierra Del Sol, Aruba’s only 18-hole golf course, is designed by world-renowned Robert Trent Jones III. You will be wowed by this diverse course, which echoes the styles of Caribbean, Arizona and Scotland courses—desert background, green rolling hills, sand dunes and a backdrop of crashing waves—making for a challenging yet rewarding experience.


  • Includes golf cart and bottled water.
  • Golf attire is required, including Bermuda-length shorts or khakis, polo-style shirts and soft-spiked golf shoes or smooth-soled tennis shoes.


Saturday, April 27: 9:55 a.m. – 12:00 noon
$135 per person

Come and enjoy windsurfing on the beautiful waters of Aruba! This introduction to windsurfing will teach you the basics. You will start on a big stable board with a small and easy-to-handle sail. Experienced professional instructors will get you windsurfing during the first hour of instruction. Then, it is time to practice and play on your own. Instructors will always be watching from the beach to make sure you are having fun and do not wander too far from the practice area.


  • Swimwear, cover-up and sunscreen are recommended.

Treatment at The Ritz-Carlton Spa

Indulge in a pampering treatment in a sanctuary of relaxation and rejuvenation. The 15,000-square-foot luxury spa features 13 tranquil treatment rooms with a complete range of ocean-inspired natural body and facial treatments, massage therapies and three specialty spa showers.

Book online or reserve by telephone at (297) 527-2525.

Spa Hours of Operation
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. daily