The island of Aruba is famous for its stunning blonde beaches, wind-sculpted desert landscapes, and some of the best wreck diving in the Caribbean.
Constituent country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Population: around 117.000
Aruba is a small Dutch island in the Caribbean, located off the coast of Venezuela. It is notable for dry, sunny weather, calm waves and white sand beaches. Due to the constantly blowing trade winds, there is always a light cool breeze in Aruba, and the trunks and branches of the divi-divi trees are twisted and tilted to the southwest. The architecture here was significantly influenced by Europe: Dutch pediments painted in pastel colors testify to this. Papiamento is spoken in Aruba, as well as English, Dutch and Spanish.
Aruba is popular for its gorgeous sandy beaches, clear water and a lot of water activities.
Sights: Eagle Beach – is Aruba’s widest beach with soft white sand. It has been voted one of the best beaches in the world; Palm Beach – white and fine sand, comfortable entrance to the sea, you can swim with children. Arashi Beach – popular for swimming and snorkeling; Arikok – is the second highest peak in Aruba, located on the territory of the national park of the same name.
In the morning you can hike or bike in the National Park.
In the mid-day you can relax at Boca Prins beach, or on any other beach mentioned above. Variety of cafes and restaurants. On the beautiful sandy beaches, the locals will offer you a bunch of water activities, diving and snorkel, surf and paddle board, parasailing, koyak and canoe. Or, have an unique vacation experience by joining an underwater tour by semi-submarine, real submarine, or sea trek.
Average room rate in the 3-star hotel – approx. 120 USD, in the 5-star hotel – approx. 600 USD
Several airlines such as American, Delta, United, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, KLM, TUI Netherlands, Avianca, Wingo, Copa Airlines and others offer flights to Aruba. For a complete list of airlines, please take a look at the link below. You can search by keyword such as airline name, a city, or airport code.