Soak up the locals’ vibe of the sun-soaked Arashi Beach. Follow the cool dudes to Hadicurari and Boca Grandi for surfing and watersports galore. Four species of sea turtle call Eagle Beach their home. Whether you’re a couple or a family, your toes will love sinking into Aruba’s tropical sands
Africans, Europeans and Caquetio Indians all form the wonderfully diverse ancestry of Aruba. The best of this cultural melting pot is found in Oranjestad, the island’s capital, hosts weekly folk-themed events. Be sure to visit the Archeological Museum for a fascinating glimpse of Aruba’s Amerindian heritage.
The Caribbean is known for its beautiful flora and fauna and Aruba is no exception. This protected conservation area that stretches across nearly 8,000 acres is home to some unique animal species. Dramatic volcanic rock formations, cacti and striking ocean views make this superb hiking territory.
With live music, bustling beach bars and glitzy casinos, Aruba is an entertainment Mecca with an infectious Latin American vibe. So if you don’t become hooked on their swinging salsa or meringue beats, those vibrant street performers and lively nightclubs are sure to unleash your inner night owl.