Find It Again or Discover It For The First Time
There is a time for work and a time for play, and when it’s time to play, Aruba is your Caribbean playground. Lucky for us, it is also the site of the 100th Annual NYSADA Convention.
Warm island breezes, white sand beaches and long, sunny days await attendees at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton Aruba from November 8 -12, 2023. Directly outside the resort doors, Aruba’s gorgeous beaches beckon with something for everyone. Add in meeting and workshops designed to inspire and educate and you have the recipe for a perfect convention.
Although fairly compact, Aruba’s charm and beauty continue to attract tourists and business travelers alike. In fact, Aruba enjoys the highest repeat visitor rate of any Caribbean destination. With phenomenal weather every day of the year, it’s not surprising that Aruba has such a loyal following.
Aruba’s spectacular climate creates an ideal setting for enjoying the wealth of outdoor activities. Temperatures range from an 86o average high to 78.8o as its average low due to continuously blowing trade winds which keep temperatures mild. Plus, Aruba lies outside the hurricane belt and has no rainy season.
Putting On The Ritz
With its Ritz-Carlton pedigree, its exclusive location on the famed Palm Beach and remarkable offerings of dining, wellness and recreation, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba earns its title as the island’s only 5 star hotel. Set on an island renowned for its pristine beaches and beautiful landscape, experience a new standard of luxury and elegance in accommodations, facilities, activities and services that ranks among the finest resorts worldwide.
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea with miles of azure waters to explore, immerse yourself in a luxury island oasis with private balconies and stunning ocean views and an extraordinary blend of relaxation, culture & adventure.
The resort boasts two swimming pools – one for families and one for just adults to create a more relaxed atmosphere as well as cabanas along the beautiful stretch of ocean at its back door. The luxury spa facility offers a wide variety of services which are 100% Aruba-inspired, creating sophisticated and totally new therapies! The state-of-theart fitness center offers a range of equipment and classes.
From its in-house casino offering table games and slot machines to its highly rated restaurants including BLT Steakhouse, Solanio Italian Restaurant, Madero Grill plus fresh sushi and light options in the Divi Bar and Grill nightly options and activities abound.
With its Ritz-Carlton pedigree,Consistently rated among the best beaches in the world, the Ritz-Carlton’s Palm Beach is great for swimming. The pristine sand is
lined with water sports, refreshments and even complimentary sunscreen.
Snorkeling, scuba diving and underwater tours also top the list of aquatic fun. In addition to the vibrant marine life and colorful coral colonies, Aruba is known as the wreck dive destination of the Caribbean. Guests can explore some of the half dozen wrecks submerged along the coastline with excursions arranged throughout your stay.
Aruba is the perfect shopping island. Not only can you find the best deals here, but you also have a variety of shopping districts to browse and compare prices.
Shopping in Aruba is most known for its various selections. Shoppers often visit Aruba for its shops devoted to jewelry, table linens, perfumes, leather goods, designer fashions, electronics, locally made handicrafts, Cuban cigars, and many more superior and favorably priced goods.
TIERRA DEL SOL GOLF COURSE
The only 18-hole championship course on the island, the phenomenal Robert Trent Jones II-designed Tierra del Sol Golf Course is conveniently located within 10 minutes of the Ritz- Carlton. On Aruba’s scenic northwest tip, this par-71 course offers breathtaking views of the sea. Taking the sport to the next level, golf carts are equipped with GPS satellite technology that can perform a number of functions including graphic hole and green overviews, electronic scoring and food and beverage ordering.
THE LINKS AT DIVI ARUBA
This 9-hole ocean view golf course offers play over water and beautifully landscaped lagoons. The course architect is Litten/Viola J.V., Boyton Beach, Florida. An abundance of creative bunkering and water hazards which factor into nearly every hole provide an exciting, challenging round of golf for players of all levels.
Attending the Association Convention gives you the opportunity to learn more about the state of our industry from world-class speakers. Every day of our convention will feature business meetings and speakers that will enhance your dealerships operations.
One Happy Family
Ahoy, Mateys! Join us in Aruba for a family friendly event with swashbuckling fun on the sea and under the sun!
The Ritz Kids program offers a variety of supervised physical and creative activities designed especially for children aged 4-12. Enjoy movie night under the stars, environmental and cultural themed activities for little ones to enjoy with or without you!
Plus, with the Convention held over the Veteran’s Day holiday, kids will miss one less day of school.