ORANJESTAD, ARUBA--(Marketwire - Feb 22, 2013) - Lounging on a private island with turquoise waters glistening under the sun, the gentle sound of waves crashing on the shore and everything from a relaxing massage to a cooling cocktail just steps away; sounds like a dream, but the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is making that wish come true.

The Private Island Escape, available at the resort's two separate boutique hotels in Aruba, offers families, couples and friends the chance to enjoy a private island experience for 35% off. Rates at both the adults-only Renaissance Marina Hotel and the family-friendly Renaissance Ocean Suites start at just $312.65 a night for a resort room and $426.40 for an ocean suite.

Available only through April 4, 2013, this Aruba vacation deal is a great way to save on a last-minute getaway. Surprise a sweetheart, take a long overdue family vacation or grab some friends for a fun-filled spring break.

No matter the reason for their stay, guests of these Aruba beach resorts will enjoy the serene setting of private beaches, accessible via water taxi and exclusive to guests only. For adults, time spent at the private pool, 24-hour casino, onsite designer boutiques and luxurious spa can fill a day. Patamingo Kids Club offers everything from face-painting and coloring contests to fish-feeding and bingo for kids ages 5 to 12.

To book the Private Island Escape at this resort's two Aruba luxury hotels, visit www.marriott.com/specials/mesOffer.mi?marrOfferId=793043&displayLink=true. Rates are in U.S. dollars and are subject to a 22.64% government room tax and service charge.

About the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino

A 40-acre island paradise, the Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino caters to family travel and adults-only vacations with two distinct hotels. At Renaissance Marina Hotel, guests 18 and older can enjoy a grownup experience with a private pool and special amenities. At the Renaissance Ocean Suites, families get the royal treatment with spacious accommodations, kid-friendly activities and family-friendly facilities. Both of these Oranjestad hotels offer opportunities for recreation, from a fitness center with yoga and tennis to water activities such as kayaking, sailing, scuba diving and snorkeling. Guests can soak up the sun at the resort's private beach, the only one in Aruba, or splash around in one of several pools. Accommodations offer comforts including room service, high-speed Internet access, a 32-inch LCD TV and beds dressed with Frette luxury linens and pillow-top mattresses. Adult entertainment ranges from indulgent treatments at Okeanos Spa to the 24-hour Crystal Casino, while the Patamingo Kids Club offers a range of activities, from coloring to fish-feeding, for kids ages 5 to 12. Combined, the two hotels offer nine dining options including L.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House, featuring an extensive wine list; Aruba's only Starbucks®; a fresh breakfast buffet at Captain's Corner and live entertainment and light fare at The Lounge, Midnight Grill. Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is the perfect destination for a wedding, family reunion or corporate retreat, and offers 22,000 square feet of event space; its Crystal Ballroom can seat up to 1,600.

Contact Information:

Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino
L. G. Smith Boulevard 8, Oranjestad, Aruba