Like so many of us, I grew up on the Holiday Inn brand — not surprising since the first Holiday Inn opened its doors in 1952. It was the hotel of family road trips and visits to grandma. Reliable and clean but, well, I wouldn’t call them resorts. So when I received a call last summer inviting me to visit the Holiday Inn Resort Aruba, I confess, I was a little skeptical. Holiday Inn? Resort? On a Caribbean beach? I had trouble picturing it, but I didn’t say anything, 'cause I’m polite like that. Perhaps the silence went on a bit long ...
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.
With miles of some of the best beaches in the Caribbean it’s no wonder that Aruba has remained a favourite destination for those seeking out a tropical island retreat. Its exotic setting is perfect for days spent lounging in the sun, but let’s not forget about all the other incredible things you can do when visiting Aruba! Here are eight sights that are well-worth visiting Aruba for.
For the lucky travelers who are visiting Aruba in the month of November (and escaping the cold back home) we have some great activities and events for you to enjoy. Whether you want to volunteer in a beach cleanup, attend a Save the Reef party or enjoy all the festivities around the annual Beach Tennis Aruba competition (great parties) the One Happy Island has got you covered!
The infamous Black Tomato bloggers visited our Caribbean island Arubaand shares some very important insights for travelers. In this article you can read their Top Four Island Experiences!
October is a busy month in Aruba, with multiple festivals and sporting events taking place on the One Happy Island. Check out some fun things for you to do:
The last weeks of September are certainly busy ones, with not one, not two, but with three inspirational events taking place! If you are in need for some food for the mind, food for the soul or food for the body; Aruba has got you covered with the TEDxAruba event this Wednesday the 23rd, followed by the Caribbean Sea Jazz on the 25th and 26th. And with all that dancing and brainpower going on, one must be starved at the end; so indulge yourself in the Eat Local Aruba Restaurant Week starting September 28th lasting thru October 9th!
North of Venezuela, the island of Aruba is a little pearl in the Caribbean. Aruba is a diverse island, known for its white sand beaches, crystal clear water, stark desert views, and sharp volcanic rock formations. It has attractive locations for scuba diving and tons of flora and fauna along with ritzy resorts and many casinos. Thanks to Aruba’s mixed heritage you’ll find no end of food, dance and costume party going on pretty much all year round. Aruba’s beaches are probably one of the biggest attractions on the island, but there are so many activities you shouldn’t miss such as: Horse riding. Jeep tours, Jolly Pirate Sailing and so much more. To make it easy for you, we have put together our Top 10 Things To Do In Aruba.