Courtney Chaffin considers herself a ‘yiu di tera’ or a child of the island of Aruba, as she has been visiting Aruba every year, since the day she was born. Over the years Courtney’s love for the island translated into life-long friendships with islanders and some she considers extended family. Like the staff ofBoardwalk Small Hotel Aruba, where she has been staying for 24 consecutive years and learned to walk, talk AND kite surf there. In this blog she shares her favorites on the island: the best beaches, the nicest surf and the coolest bar tenders. You’ll soon know why she calls Aruba her second home.
The island boasts more sunny days than any other Caribbean isle, pristine white sand beaches and turquoise waters that are beyond inviting, the vibrant capital city rich in culture, and some of the best beaches: Aruba truly has it made for a vacation destination that’s a one-stop shop for any and every kind of traveller. This article is by Laura Cooper, a travel blogger with www.tripcentral.ca,a Canadian travel agency specializing in all inclusive vacation packages, cruises, tours, and more.