Ocean Z Boutique Hotel
L.G. Smith Boulevard 526 Malmok, Noord, Aruba
Ocean Z Boutique HotelConceived by Venezuelan architect Óscar Enrique Bracho Malpica, this stunning property facing Malmok Beach stands out with its immaculate design, dominated by wall-to-wall windows and pitched roofs, as well as its minimalist furnishings in creamy whites and beiges, sheer flowing curtains, and inviting lounge bar with Philippe Starck’s Kong chairs. The 13 rooms and suites come in a range of impressive configurations: Two have their own infinity pools equipped with hydrotherapy jets, two others have sprawling 1,076-square-foot private solariums, and most have spacious outdoor showers that open onto their own wooden decks. (All bathrooms, meanwhile, come with rain showerheads and a range of luxe SPA Bulgari toiletries.) A wealth of high-tech amenities, including a 48-inch flat-screen LCD smart TV, a Bose alarm clock with Bluetooth capability, and a Buscaglione espresso machine, will also make the modern traveler feel right at home.