Why Aruba?
Pelicans on wooden poles at druif beach
Aruba is the best Caribbean island to visit because of our excellent accommodations, including top-rated hotels, incredible resorts, and luxurious vacation rentals, but we’re also home to some of the most fun and exciting things to do. Are you looking to soak up the sun on one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches, take an adventurous jeep tour of a rugged coastline, or partake in exciting water sports like scuba diving, snorkeling or kite-surfing? We’ve got all that and more right here on the One Happy Island! recently named Eagle Beach one of the top ten beaches in the world. Aruba can even prove it has the best beaches in the Caribbean, just watch this video: 


Aruba has the most of sunny days of any island in the Caribbean making for the perfect Beach Vacation.

Located below the hurricane belt in the southern Caribbean, Aruba has 82-degree days year round, refreshing trade winds and low humidity contributing to the Best Caribbean Vacation. Visit our Aruba Weather Page for our current weather. 

To enjoy your best Caribbean Vacation, you can hop on a direct flight from many major North American cities to Queen Beatrix International (AUA).


Many couples who honeymoon in Aruba continue to return for their anniversaries year after year.

Aruba is the perfect Beach Vacation for family fun in the sun. US News & World Report ranked Aruba among its Best Caribbean Family Vacations in 2012.

Destination Wedding named Aruba’s Eagle Beach one of the Best Caribbean Beaches for Weddings.

Aruba was named one of the World’s Top Honeymoon Destinations by Brides Magazine.

Covering about 20% of the island, Arikok National Park is an incredible nature preserve, and the largest national park in the Caribbean.


No need to exchange your currency—the U.S. Dollar is widely accepted here.

In addition to providing a wonderful Beach Vacation, Aruba was recognized as one of the top wreck diving destinations in the Caribbean by Scuba Diving Magazine.

Thanks to Aruba’s constant trade winds, it is known as a world-class destination for windsurfing and kitesurfing.

More than 90 nationalities influence Aruba’s cuisine, with local dishes like gouda-glazed keshi yena joining South American, European and Caribbean favorites on menus around the island.

Enjoy world-class shopping at a Caribbean discount price with our luxury jewelers and brand stores.