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PALM BEACH, ARUBA – November 8, 2017 – The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba is pleased to announce a newly expanded array of pet-friendly amenities designed to create the ultimate luxury experience for both guests and their furry companions seeking indulgent island experiences. From  handcrafted cabanas and gourmet dining to water sports and in-room spa experiences, pets can enjoy legendary Ritz-Carlton attention and service alongside their human companions.

Comfort is a priority, and dogs can now enjoy customized, mini plush pet cabanas with a personalized name plaque. These dog cabanas can be easily transported to the pool or the beach to offer shade and privacy.

After a busy afternoon at the beach, both guests and their pets can relax and enjoy an in-room spa experience, provided by professional therapists from The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Aruba – together with specialized and experienced pet groomers. Dogs can spend time in the crystal blue waters of Palm Beach through a wide selection of nonmotorized water activities, such as kayaking, paddle boating and even stand-up paddle boarding. A custom size life-jacket is provided to dogs to ensure safe swimming and play.

After a busy afternoon at the beach, dogs and their human companions can relax and enjoy an in-room spa experience, provided by professional therapists from The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, along with specialized and experienced pet groomers.

Pets are welcome at the hotel’s restaurants, and dogs’ owners can also select from a variety of customized gourmet menu options for their pets when ordering room service. The resort’s culinary team has created healthy house-made dog food and treats, using organic gourmet ingredients available at all the resort’s restaurants. Delicious options include duck liver pate, salmon tataki, flank stank and assorted vegetables to ensure they are well fed. Dogs can also indulge in cold treats, such as chicken-consommé popsicles and watermelon ice cubes, to cool down after being under the bright Aruba sun.

The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba welcomes pets weighing 20 pounds or less in their guestrooms including public areas for a one-time $250 pet cleaning fee.