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Debbie Kunder

We're here!  Aruba's inaugural Aloe Wellness Month has begun, and the multitude of offerings is astounding, from sunset yoga, meditation classes, and nature walks all the way to pole-dancing classes! But here's the thing—there are a few experiences, in my humble opinion that you simply can't miss. Read on to find out more about my 5 must-have Aloe Wellness Month experiences. Visit the Aloe Wellness Month page for a more information on all the activities offered.

Debbie Kunder

Ever since it was first brought to Aruba by the Dutch in 1840, the aloe vera plant has made a happy home on our little island, absolutely thriving in Aruba's semi-arid tropical climate.While aloe is certainly decorative, locals have always embraced this plant primarily for its curative properties. Of course, aloe is still used today on the island to bring about wellness. Check out the 7 unique ways that aloe was traditionally used by local Arubans to cure any number of ailments.  

Debbie Kunder

Aruba is not your typical lush Caribbean island. Sure, the impeccable landscaping in the hotel areas certainly has a tropical air to it, but as soon as you venture into the “real” Aruba, you’ll encounter dry desert terrain where the vegetation mostly consists of scraggly, wind-shaped trees (like the divi divi or the kwihi), prickly bushes (like the hubada), different varieties of cactai (including the impressive towering candlestick variety), and lots and lots of aloe.

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