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dboustead
01-24-2008, 03:12 PM
:)We are going to Aruba in april 08. My daughters ar 11 and 17. We are staying at La Cabana Beach and Raquet Club. can anybody tell me what this resort is like and what would be the best adventures for a family with children this age.
thanks

cindyo
01-24-2008, 04:03 PM
We to are going to aruba on April 11-27th....y teens have loved the following: Palm Pleasure snorkle ride 2-5, Aloe Aruba tour of the plant, Mi Dushi boat with the rope swing, Tatoo lunch cruise, Baby Beach and ride in the desert, eatting at Iguana Joes, shopping for knockoff's downtown, getting their hair braided at the huts, banana boat ride & tubing down at the high risers, Laguana's italian buffet at the Radisson, just riding around in a rental car, hitting the flea market.......
Sorry I have never been to La Cabana but there are lots of people out there that have been, I am sure someone will give you feed back. No matter what, you will love it !

dboustead
02-25-2008, 12:37 PM
thanks for the info

Arubalisa
02-25-2008, 01:17 PM
Some La Cabana stuff to get you started:

Aruba Lacabana BRC May 17 - 27 (http://www.aruba.com/forum/f18/aruba-lacabana-brc-may-17-27-a-27260/)

Magical Vacation at La Cabana (http://www.aruba.com/forum/f18/magical-vacation-la-cabana-28219/)

How i spent my late summer vacation :-) (http://www.aruba.com/forum/f18/how-i-spent-my-late-summer-vacation-28590/)

Dec 20 - 31 lacabana BRC (http://www.aruba.com/forum/f18/dec-20-31-lacabana-brc-29641/)

arubarocks11
02-26-2008, 05:30 PM
Aruba is amazing! me and my family love the island. it has only rained once in out 6 years that we have gone. and the rain was only for about an hour! i love the bingo at the pool. and laying at the beach. :) i cant wait to go again in so excited! every time has been amazing!! :behappy::behappy::behappy::behappy::behappy::beha ppy::behappy::behappy:

skdiddy
02-27-2008, 10:20 AM
This is the first year that I will be taking my boys, 13 and 9 down with us (can't wait!) and I am planning putt-putt, touring the caves, maybe hiking Arikok Park (many early settlement houses/drawings etc there), driving around to see the different parts of the coast and how rough the waves can be as well as the culture. We might also do the boat with the ropes, they love the pool, so that's a big event in itself. Then basically just throw out ideas to them and see what they are interested in doing at the time...

Have fun, I know you will, Aruba is addictive, so be prepared to plan next years trip as well!!

SK

alexalina
10-22-2008, 12:40 PM
Thigs to do for kids aged 5-10? We have a number of guests traveling in with children for a wedding and was wondering what activities you would recommend. Thanks!

Arubalisa
10-22-2008, 01:12 PM
My favorite picks for things to do with kids are:

Butterfly Farm (http://www.aruba-travelguide.com/butterflyfarm/)
Donkey Sanctuary (http://www.arubadonkey.org/)
Aruba Ostrich Farm (http://www.arubaostrichfarm.com/)
Adenture Mini Golf (http://www.blackhogsaloon.com/)

cindyo
10-22-2008, 04:28 PM
A snorkel sail, a visit to Senor frogs, during the DAY, to go down their water slide, a visit to Depalm Island water park, movies at nite, Baby beach visit, Iguana Joes for lunch, rent a jeep...been going 12 years....no matter what, you will love it !

DaveNJodie
10-22-2008, 10:34 PM
Buccaneer Restaurant with fishtanks at each table. Kids will love it and the food is both good and reasonably priced.

Dave

danadog56
11-03-2008, 08:05 AM
A snorkel sail, a visit to Senor frogs, during the DAY, to go down their water slide, a visit to Depalm Island water park, movies at nite, Baby beach visit, Iguana Joes for lunch, rent a jeep...been going 12 years....no matter what, you will love it !

Unless you have kids you don't really think about things for them to do....great choices though Cindyo.....especially Depalm Island and even the movies.....
What about a banana boat ride ??? Not sure about ages though...

cindyo
11-03-2008, 04:49 PM
Michele, that banana boat is cool, however my teen daughter had a devil of a time staying on...looks fun though doesn't it?

Andrea J.
11-03-2008, 07:50 PM
i know what you mean!
paul and i not only have a devil of a time staying on BUT getting back on is a nightmare
andrea
Michele, that banana boat is cool, however my teen daughter had a devil of a time staying on...looks fun though doesn't it?

auctionmaster
11-03-2008, 08:00 PM
For sure there is a bunch to see out there....

MinJeeBoys
01-07-2009, 01:31 PM
6 & 8 Yr olds 5th trip
5 & 4 Yr olds 3rd trip
They still just want Mom and Dad at the beach or the pool playing with them. Take a couple of small float toys and spend some quality time. Its what they want and need most. Have a great trip!

mattmorr
01-09-2009, 08:35 AM
Vanessa in front of the ocean club has $10 tube rides for kids.