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Explore   Aruba


Located 29 miles off the coast of Venezuela Aruba is quite an upcoming holiday destination. Popularity recently grew due to many Travel Bloggers posting alluring pictures of turquoise oceans and pink flamingos. Home to one of the most ethnically diverse populations in the world, Arybais home to over 90 nationalities, with most of the residents fluent in English, Dutch and Spanish. 2 Hours flight from Miami this is a perfect multi location holiday destination.

Did you know if you visit Aruba for 10 years in a row you get an awarded are featured in the local paper. You gain the official title of 'Aruba Goodwill Ambassador' if you visit for 20 years in a row. 

Many locals own private beaches with small stone beach houses that can be rented to tourists for $30 a weekend. There's no running water or electricity but they are usually very picturesque and quiet


Visa required?






Where to stay 

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We've handpicked some of our favourite hotels to share with you. 

Key information 


Aruba currency, the Florin, is rare and many exchanged don't stock it, however the US Dollar is also widely accepted.


EU citizens do not need a visa to enter Aruba however your passport needs to be valid for 6 months from your date of entry.

Best time to travel

Aruba has the most sunny days out of any of the carribean islands, and is not in Hurricane Alley, which means there's no bad time to visit.

Average temperatures

In Aruba, the climate is tropical, hot all year round with temperatures hovering around 29/31 degrees throughout the year. The air is muggy but there are winds which temper the heat.

Child friendly rating

If you're visiting just to see the flamingos you'll be disappointed. They reside on a pride island, adults only beach and children are only allowed on between 9am and 10am in the morning (see my review below). We found the kids clubs very expensive and although the beaches are beautiful we struggled a little outside of the hotel 

We give a 6/10 child-friendly rating


Covid double vaccination TBC

Typical itinerary: 

Ritz Carlton Aruba

Ritz Carlton

renaissance Aruba resort and Casino

Renaissance Aruba

Hilton Aruba Caribbean resort and casino

Hilton Aruba

Hyatt Regency Aruba resort and spa

Hyatt Regency

Barcelo Aruba

Barcelo Aruba

Radisson Blu Aruba

Radisson Blu

Shhh Inside Tip!

How to see The Flamingos!!

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