Yesterday at a cookout a couple was telling me they stayed in Aruba about 8 years ago at an all-inclusive in the high rise area called the Aruba resort. They said it wasn't far from Holiday Inn, but I cannot for the life of me figure out what resort this is. Is there one that changed names? I was thinking maybe the Occidental or RIU? We have mutual friends planning to honeymoon in Aruba next year and we had a full on debate on all-inclusive vs. do your own thing. Since we have done both, I felt more qualified to answer I am on the side of "do your own thing". It was fun though - even talking about Aruba makes me happy.
Pelican Pier at sunset with a bucket of Brights!
Sunsets at Bunker Bar
LG Smith Steakhouse, Windows on Aruba,
It could possibly be what is now Occidental. If so, the resort was called "Allegro" back then, it was the first place we stayed in Aruba in 2001, I believe it changed around 2004? It was all inclusive and is next to Hyatt and Radisson in the high rise section, it is now Occidental.