Aruba Travel Tips


Best Time To Visit Aruba

If you're looking for great weather, fantastic beaches, and a destination that you can escape to any time of the year, then Aruba is the place to be. With average temperatures between the low to high 80s year-round, the best time to visit Aruba is whenever you have the time or whenever your budget allows. Aruba is one of the top vacation destinations in the Caribbean because it is located outside of the hurricane belt, making planning your vacation a worry-free experience.


Best Beaches in Aruba:

Aruba may be a small island, but there is no shortage of awesome beaches for you to experience. The most popular beach in Aruba is Palm Beach. Located on the northern coast of the island, where you will find most of the four and five-star beachfront resorts. Another popular beach on the north coast is Eagle Beach, known for its Fofoti trees; this beach is also home to a turtle population that uses the beach as a nesting ground. If you are looking for more seclusion, then Manchebo Beach is the place to be. Flamingo beach located on Renaissance Private Island is another popular beach to visit when in Aruba. Here you can experience the island's flamingo population. Arashi Beach boasts the best shoreline for snorkeling in the Caribbean and is close to California Lighthouse. Baby Beach is popular with families as the waters are calm and shallow.


Best Hotels in Aruba for Adult-Only Experiences:

  • Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

  • Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

  • Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort, Spa & Casino

  • Hotel Riu Palace Antillas

  • Barceló Aruba

  • Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino


Best Resorts for a Wellness Experiences:

  • Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

  • Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa


Best Resorts for a Family-Friendly Experiences:

  • Marriott Aruba's Surf Club

  • Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort

  • Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort

  • Hotel Riu Palace Aruba

  • Holiday Inn Resort Aruba


Best Way to Get Around in Aruba:

Exploring Aruba is very easy and offers multiple methods of getting around. It's easy to make the island your playground and soak up its Caribbean beauty! 


By car: if you want to explore the island, this is the best way to do so. Stop at local eateries, visit multiple beaches, revisit sites you saw on a tour or excursion, etc.


By bicycle: Aruba is known for its self-service bike rental stations that can be found in most tourist areas.


By taxi: Taxis in Aruba do not operate with meters and have fixed rates, so definitely discuss the fare beforehand. Prices are based on distance with a max capacity of five persons. Children under 2-years of age are not charged. The minimum fare is about $7.00


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Top 5 Excursions/Activities:

  • ATV Island Tour

  • Underwater Museum Tour

  • Renaissance Island Day Pass-Flamingo Beach

  • Aruba Sunset Cruise & Seaside Dinner

  • Natural Cave Pool & Horseback Riding Tour


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