Balmy sunshine, silky sand, aquamarine waters, natural scenic wonders, outstanding dining, decent shopping, and an array of nightly entertainment—Aruba's got it in spades. It's also unusual in its range of choices, from world-class oceanfront resorts equipped with gourmet restaurants and high-dollar casinos to intimate neighborhood motels and diners not far off the beach.
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From the lively scene at beautiful Eagle Beach to the calmer Baby Beach, you’ll see why Aruba is famed for its endless stretches of white sand.
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Protecting one-fifth of the island, Arikok National Park encompasses lava fields, sand dunes, cacti and caves with ancient Arawak petroglyphs.
Performed every Tuesday night at Oranjestad’s Fort Zoutman, the Bon Bini (“Welcome”) Festival features colorful costumes and local food and crafts.
Crystal-clear water makes for spectacular viewing of colorful tropical fish at favorite spots including Mangel Halto and Boca Catalina.
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Well-designed and informative exhibits use tools, pottery and other artifacts to recount the island’s past, dating back to the native Arawak culture.
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