An Island Oasis

With translucent turquoise waters, pearl white beaches, and beautiful palm trees, you can’t help but feel a sense of calm and happiness once you step onto this majestic island. Spend the day enjoying the sounds of the water crashing along the shore or hop in and enjoy some thrilling water sports. Join the locals and go windsurfing, parasailing or kite surfing. Head underwater to explore the wrecks and coral formations which provide fascinating snorkeling and diving sites or step aboard the Seaworld Explorer, the world’s first semi-submarine, to view the colorful coral reefs and variety of fish under water.

Although the amazing beaches serve as the main attraction of Aruba, there is plenty more to see and do. Visit downtown and admire the streets lined with pastel-colored Dutch colonial houses which have been renovated into unique shopping, dining and historic attractions. Dare to explore the Fontein and Guadriki caves where you can discover ancient Arawak Indian paintings and explore the Huliba Cave, which is known as the Tunnel of Love. Once the day turns to night, discos, restaurants and casinos pump up the excitement and create a thrilling buzz which brings the city alive. To start the night out right, savor some of the best Caribbean seafood dishes around! Be sure to stop in and listen to the talented local’s belt out rhythmic tunes at popular restaurants such as Garufa Cigar & Cocktail Lounge and Soprano’s Cocktail Bar. Dance the night away or head to one of the casinos to try your luck at the roulette and blackjack tables. Aruba is an amazing vacation destination that inspires relaxation and fun all in one!

Enjoy the Exciting Attractions of Aruba

  • Head to the Arikok National Park to observe Aruba’s amazing plant and animal life. While there, you can see some animal species found only in Aruba, such as the Athene cunicularia arubensus.
  • For those who love shopping, spend an afternoon at Royal Plaza and Seaport Village for high-end shopping, or browse the booths at Tourists Go Flea Market, a fun festival-like shopping destination. Check out the local stores at the Artistic Boutique and Caperucita Roja too!
  • Go bird watching at the Bubali Bird Sanctuary. This area has become a resting and breeding area for over 80 species of migratory birds, including herons, gulls, egrets, skimmers, coots, cormorants and more.

    Outdoor Traveler Vacation in Aruba

    Aruba is a breathtaking island which inspires happiness and relaxation throughout the day. Once the lights fall, the energy skyrockets and tons of excitement will surround you.

    Here are some suggestions of where to go, what to see, and things to do:

    • Reel in sailfish, marlin, tuna and more on a Caribbean deep-sea fishing experience.
    • Try your luck at the blackjack tables at the Alhambra Casino and Aladdin Theatre or head to Stellaris Casino and play the slot machines.
    • Pamper yourself with a luxurious massage or facial at the Intermezzo Day Spa.
    • Tee off at Tierra del Sol, an 18-hole championship golf course on the island designed by Robert Trent Jones II.
    • Explore the California Lighthouse, named for the Californian, a ship that sank off the coast. Or visit the California White Sand Dunes located nearby.
    • Take a windsurfing lesson from one of the island’s many experienced instructors.
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