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    First Aruba Trip 3/12/18 - 3/18/18

    Hi all.
    First off, awesome website and forum. It's been a huge help for researching and planning our trip.
    My wife and I will be in Aruba, staying at the Hyatt, from March 12-18. It would be great if we were able to meet up with someone while we're there. We love meeting new people and trying new excursions, going to local hangouts, etc.
    We love playing beach volleyball, but it doesn't appear Aruba has much of a volleyball scene. I'm sure we'll have a blast either way.
    Very Excited.

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    The Hyatt was where it all started for DW and me..... We'd always have coffee in the morning in that magnificent lobby and drinks before bed. You chose a first class hotel..... Welcome 'aboard' the Aruba Community Forum!

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    welcome to the aruba.com community forum.

    glad that you like the site and the forum.
    i have seen beach volleyball on egle beach near lacabana.

    you will definitely have a blast.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ebauerle21 View Post
    Hi all.
    First off, awesome website and forum. It's been a huge help for researching and planning our trip.
    My wife and I will be in Aruba, staying at the Hyatt, from March 12-18. It would be great if we were able to meet up with someone while we're there. We love meeting new people and trying new excursions, going to local hangouts, etc.
    We love playing beach volleyball, but it doesn't appear Aruba has much of a volleyball scene. I'm sure we'll have a blast either way.
    Very Excited.

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    It’s always nice to see new people posting!! I am sure you will enjoy Aruba. The Hyatt is a beautiful property and convenient to a lot of dining and shopping spots.

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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.
    We're looking at 3 different activities:

    - Scuba diving the sunken ship
    - Party Bus
    - Caves/National Park exploring

    Any preferences or feedback about these?

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    using the Search in the upper right hand corner..........type in: Jane Sea; Antilla; (for wreck dives) kukoo kunuku for party bus; arikok caves

    my husband, son and i have scuba'd at the jane sea and antilla ...both nice dives. we went with unique water sports.

    we did the party bus many years ago and i can still feel the hangover headache it was fun and a nice mix of ages. food mediocre at best.

    caves.....husband and son played in the caves a number of years ago. we also have gone thru the arikok a couple of times. (we were in a sedan on paved road)


    my big suggestion is that if you are a huge beach fan........do not schedule too many activities that take away from beach time.

    see the "activities/sports" and the "nightlife" categories/subforums.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ebauerle21 View Post
    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone.
    We're looking at 3 different activities:

    - Scuba diving the sunken ship
    - Party Bus
    - Caves/National Park exploring

    Any preferences or feedback about these?

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    My husband played some beach volleyball a couple years ago at Holiday Inn, but I don't remember seeing anyome playing on our last visit. the Marriott Surf Club sometimes has games in the afternoon. Both of these games would be a quick walk on the beach from they Hyatt.

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    Hi and welcome to the Aruba.com Community Forum!
    Jacki ~ loving Aruba from NJ

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post

    my big suggestion is that if you are a huge beach fan........do not schedule too many activities that take away from beach time.

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    Welcome to the forum. All the information you will need is right here.

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