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Aruba

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Happy Island
A Dutch outpost in the Caribbean, sun-drenched Aruba provides a mix of modern seaside resorts and quiet coastal areas ideal for those wishing to escape the crowds. Vacations in Aruba, known affectionately as the "Happy Island," generally combine water-based activities with tours of the untamed backcountry, where you can discover unusual rock formations, historic churches, ostrich farms, and animal sanctuaries. Island capital Oranjestad offers some of the finest shopping and cultural sightseeing in Aruba, with an eco-friendly electric streetcar providing quick access to all of the city's major attractions, including numerous shops, restaurants, and hotels. Use our Aruba trip planner to arrange your visit to Aruba and any other destinations in Aruba that take your fancy.
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Popular things to do in Aruba

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Beach
Eagle Beach Palm - Eagle Beach
4.8
Duration: 6 hours
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Reef
Baby Beach San Nicolas
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Palm Beach Palm - Eagle Beach
4.5
Duration: 6 hours
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Lighthouse
California Lighthouse Noord
3.6
Duration: 1 hour

Nature in Aruba

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National Park
Arikok National Park Santa Cruz
4.4
Duration: 8 hours
Island
De Palm Island
3.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Geologic Formation
Natural Pool Noord
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Geologic Formation
Natural Bridge Arikok National Park
2.9
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Aruba

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Beach
Arashi Beach Arashi
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Zoo
Philip's Animal Garden Noord
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Beach
Hadicurari Beach Noord
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Mangel Halto Beach Savaneta
4.5
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Aruba

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Geologic Formation
Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Boca Cataavlina Noord
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Rancho la Ponderosa Day Horseback Riding Tours Paradera
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Nature / Park
Donkey Sanctuary Aruba Santa Cruz
4.6
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Aruba

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Kay's Fine Jewelry Oranjestad
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Royal Jewels & Diamonds Oranjestad
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Shopping Mall
Touch of Gold Oranjestad
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Gemani Jewelers Aruba Oranjestad
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Beaches in Aruba

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Beach
Malmok Beach Palm - Eagle Beach
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Rodgers Beach San Nicolas
4.0
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Manchebo Beach Palm - Eagle Beach
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Druif Beach Noord
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Dinner Theater
Aruba Sinatra Dinner Show Oranjestad
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports Oranjestad
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours Noord
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Aruba Bob Snorkeling Savaneta
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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