If you are looking for a beach getaway and are interested in the Caribbean, but are unsure which island to visit, one to consider is Aruba. Aruba has always been known as a great vacation destination in the Caribbean, where you can find some of the best luxury all inclusive resorts as well as amazing nightlife to enjoy. If you would like to get to know a little more about taking an Aruba vacation, here are some highlights of when is the best time to visit, places you can stay, activities you can do and places you can dine at.
When to visit:
The best time to take a trip to Aruba if you are looking for the best deal is between April to August as the weather is a little warmer and the prices are significantly lower as compared to the peak season, which runs from January to March. Unlike some of it’s neighbors, due to it’s location, hurricanes are a rare occurrence, so there’s no need to plan around hurricane season.
1. The Playa Linda Beach Resort
is a luxurious five star resort that backs on to one of Aruba’s most popular beaches, Palm Beach. Palm Beach boasts six miles of powder soft, white sand and turquoise blue water. The Playa Linda Beach Resort is also conveniently located within walking distance of a variety of bars, restaurants and upscale shopping malls. On site amenities include a spacious lagoon style pool, which boasts it’s own waterfall as well as a spa and a bistro.
2. The Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa
, which overlooks Eagle Beach is an all inclusive boutique resort that offers a variety of eco friendly rooms and suites that boasts an ocean view or a view of the resort’s lush tropical garden. The Manchebo Resort offers a variety of beachside yoga and Pilates classes and hosts yoga retreats throughout the year. On site amenities include a bistro, a steakhouse, a pool and a spa.
1. Beach Tennis
Aruba is known as the birthplace of beach tennis. If you’re interested in learning how to play, head to the Aruba Beach Tennis Clubhouse located at the Tropicana Resort in Eagle Beach, where you can sign up for a professional beach tennis lesson.
2. ATV Tours
Both De Palm Tours and Watapana Tours offer off road ATV tours off Aruba’s rugged northeast coast. If you sign up for a ATV tour, you’ll get the chance to visit the Bushiribana Gold Mill and the Alto Vista Chapel, which is perched on a cliff overlooking the sea.
Visit the friendly para sailing vendors on Palm Beach, for unparalleled views of Aruba’s stunning coastline. Each ride lasts 15 minutes.
Dining in Aruba:
1. The Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill
The Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill is located at the end of a pier and offers 360 degree views of Eagle Beach. It also boasts 25 different cocktails, gourmet burgers, succulent seafood dishes and live music every night. If you’re a keen dancer book a table on Wednesday night, which is salsa night.
2. The Blue Lobster Restaurant
The Blue Lobster Restaurant specializes in creole and seafood dishes and is one of the highest rated restaurants in Aruba. If you visit, make sure to sample one of the Blue Lobster Restaurant’s signature lobster dishes.
As you can see, Aruba has a lot to offer you for your vacation! When you are ready to book, make sure you give us a call so we can help you plan your Aruba vacation.