Destination Overview
Aruba is probably one of the least known Caribbean islands, making it have a more exclusive feel. Aruba offers some true luxury hotels right next to the calm blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. You can visit the islands capital of Oranjestad here you will find glitzy malls which are a true shoppers paradise. You can then head down to Palm Beach where you’ll find luxury hotels on the white powdery sands. You’ll soon find out why the locals call Aruba “One Happy Island”.


Aruba’s cuisine draws on influences from a variety of places around the world including the Netherlands, South America, Caribbean and Europe meaning there’s plenty of choice. The Arubans like to service simple, less complex food but with a tongue tingling taste; South American, Caribbean and European influences meaning there’s plenty of chose here.

The beaches have a true desert island feel with white sand lined by palm trees. If you walk from Palm beach to Eagle beach you will walk over 11km of pure white sand.

Being a dutch owned island there is a dutch influence; in particular, the capital Oranjestad with its brightly coloured gabled houses – you will feel as if you’re in Holland instead of Aruba. If you head to the North of the island you will find a windmill shipped in from the Netherlands. There’s plenty to do including water-sports, hiking and biking.

With an average rainfall of only 20 inches per year and a daily temperature of 82 degrees, Aruba is situated outside of the hurricane belt makes it a perfect Caribbean destinations all year round.

Passport & Visa: Local Airport Departure Tax $70 (approx £19 per person over 11)
Flight Time: Approx 8 hours & 40 minutes
Local Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollars
Language: English
Time Difference:  GMT – 4 Hours

A Selection of Aruba Holidays

Holiday Inn Sunspree-Aruba, All Caribbean Islands Nestled on the dazzling white sands of Palm Beach you will be blown away by the outstanding views the Holiday Inn Sunspree has to offer. If you can tear yourself any from the beach you can head up int... More »
Tamarijn Aruba-Aruba, All Caribbean Islands The Tamarijn Aruba is a great all inclusive hotel for families located on the fantastic Druif Beag with its clear blue waters and white sandy shores. This hotel is great for people who like to be ente... More »
Bucuti Beach Resort-Aruba, All Caribbean Islands Bucuti Beach is an adult’s only hotel, and has been designed to cater for all every adult needs. Spend the day on the beach or around the large pool or lounge in the Jacuzzi and watch the day go by.... More »
Occidental Grand Aruba-Aruba, All Caribbean Islands The Occidental Grand Aruba is a magnificent hotel located on the stunning Palm Beach with thatched umbrellas and sun loungers dotted along the white sand beaches. Being part of the Occidental hotels m... More »
Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino-Aruba, All Caribbean Islands This hotel is made up of two luxury hotels you have the adults only Renaissance Marina Hotel and the family friendly Renaissance Ocean Suites, meaning you get the best of both world. Not only is situa... More »