Aruba is a Caribbean island 15 miles north of the coast of Venezuela. Aruba is divided into the northeast and southwest coasts. The southwest has the white sand beaches, turquoise seas, and warm waters. The northeast coast, exposed to the Atlantic, has a few white sand beaches, cacti, rough seas with treacherous currents, and a rocky coastline.
Aruba has one of the highest rates of repeat visitors anywhere in the Caribbean. What continues to draw people back over and over again is the great pride and care that Arubans take to ensure that tourists have everything they could possibly need to make their stay both enjoyable and exciting.
With sizzling nightlife, world-class shopping, myriad opportunities for fun and adventure, relaxing spas, and much more, Aruba will be your best vacation ever!
The Caribbean Sea -- Aruba's playground! Aruba's beaches are world renowned for their sugary white sand, cooling trade winds, secluded coves lively sunbathing and a myriad of watersports. And all beaches are public!
Aruba's beaches, and there are plenty of them, rank among the cleanest, widest, and most attractive of the Caribbean.
But it's not all beaches -- Aruba has many land-based activities as well:
- Sailing Cruises
- Island Tours
- On Land
- Spas & Health Clubs
There are lots of attractions and sights in Aruba and they are:
- Alto Vista Chapel
- Arikok National Park
- Ayo Rock Formations
- Gold Mine Smelter
- California Lighthouse
- Casibari Rock Formation
- Donkey Sanctuary Aruba
- Fort Zoutman
- Lourdes Grotto
- Natural Bridge
- Natural Pool
- Quadiriki Caves
- Capital: Oranjestad
- Population: 120,000
- Language: Dutch and the local language of Papiamento are the official languages of Aruba, but most Arubans speak a minimum of four languages including English and Spanish.
- Currency: florin, denoted by the letters 'Afl.'
- Religion: Most of Aruba’s inhabitants are Catholic. But, just as so many nationalities live harmoniously side by side, so it is with those of other religious beliefs.
- Climate: Aruba offers constantly warm weather.