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    Overview

    Aruba

    With its year-round sunshine, warm dry climate and calm surf, Aruba is the destination of choice for many travelers. Whether soaking in the sun, enjoying the numerous natural wonders, shopping or enjoying the nightlife, you’ll find there are activities and adventures to please everyone.

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    Quick Facts Aruba Flag
    Capital City Oranjestad
    Population 102,911
    Language Dutch, English, Spanish, Patois
    Currency Aruban Florin
    Time Zone Atlantic Time Zone
    Sights and Attractions

    Sights & Attractions

    1. 1

      Casinos

      There are more than 10 casinos to have fun at in Aruba—topping all other Caribbean islands.

    2. 2

      Windsurfing

      With its ideal combination of wind, water conditions and temperatures, Aruba is known as one of the top windsurfing destination in the world.

    3. 3

      Nightlife

      Enjoy cocktails or dance the night away. Aruba’s nightlife
      has it all.

    4. 4

      National Archaeological Museum

      Learn about the rich cultural and historical past of Aruba at this unique museum housed within a Dutch Colonial building in Oranjestad.

    5. 5

      Hooiberg

      The word means haystack, but this Aruban landmark is actually a volcanic formation 165 meters above sea level. This unique natural attraction is located in the center of Aruba.

    1. 6

      Arikok National Park

      Comprising almost 20% of the island, this gorgeous national park is known for its rugged terrain, desert-like hills and natural formations along the windward coastline.

    2. 7

      SS Antilla Shipwreck

      The ship was a Hamburg America Line cargo that sunk in 1940. Today, it’s one of the Caribbean’s largest shipwrecks and has been colonized by a variety of marine species including corals, turtles, fish, moray eels and more.

    3. 8

      Shopping

      Known for its shopping appeal, Aruba has an array of choices. Oranjestad is home to a variety of shops that feature fashion, leather goods, perfumes, electronics, Cuban cigars, Dutch cheeses, jewelry and much more.

    4. 9

      Golf at Tierra Del Sol

      Golf enthusiasts of all levels will enjoy the challenge of
      playing on this championship course designed by Robert
      Trent Jones II.

    Location/map

    Aruba

    Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) is located in Oranjestad, Aruba and offers convenient flights to and from the USA and international destinations as well.

    Queen Beatrix International Airport, Oranjestad, Aruba

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