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Come visit the Historic monuments of Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins in Aruba.

Facts about Aruba you should know about

Nestled in the heart of the Southern Caribbean, our happy island is a beautiful, sun-kissed speck on a vast azure sea.

Aerial shot of the California Lighthouse in Aruba.

Island Facts

Our wonderful people are dedicated to hospitality – to making our happy island home feel like your happy island escape. We welcome travellers in four languages, represent over 90 unique nationalities ourselves and love swapping old stories with new friends.

Beyond our beautiful alabaster coasts, picture-perfect weather and crystal clear waters teeming with aquatic life, Aruba is an island as diverse as its people. A beautiful, sustainable spectrum of dry desert, limestone coves and picturesque pastel architecture ripe for exploration.

A closer look at Aruba

Weather and Climate

Aruba averages a balmy 82 degrees, with more sunny days than any other Caribbean island.


While Dutch and Papiamento are our official languages, most Arubans also speak English and Spanish.

Special Requirements

Our happy island is open and accessible to all and we offer accommodation to visitors with special mobility requirements.


We protect the island we love. This is why we’re striving to draw 100% of our energy from renewable sources within ten years.

Aruba Time Zone

As you probably know, Aruba is located in the Caribbean Sea. It’s only one boat trip away from many American countries, like Venezuela, Mexico and the United States.

A Cultural Adventure

Mainstreet San Nicolas Aruba

Ready to experience something different, consider San Nicolas: a short distance away, but a world of difference!

This was a selection of a few of many Aruba facts you may or may not have known.

A peaceful and beautiful place to relax in Aruba.

Aruba Weather and Climate

Aruba’s balmy weather, paired with caressing trade winds, couldn’t be more consistent, promising you a sunny holiday.

A local displaying many of his art work of Aruba.

The Official Languages of Aruba

We communicate in several languages, including English, but it’s the unique rhythm of Papiamento that will charm you.

Male in his wheelchair enjoying the view of the beach.

Special Requirements

Our goal is to make travelling with special requirements in Aruba as convenient, stress-free and as comfortable as possible.

Solar Panel Shade and Electricity outlet in front of Tourist Information Office in San Nicolas Aruba

The island of Aruba and sustainability

Aruba strives for sustainable prosperity; nurturing the quality of life of our people, our environment and our economy.

Mural of peacock in San Nicolas

Art in Aruba

Aruba’s culture comes alive in the spirited rhythms, art and dance that fill our streets, homes, galleries and hearts.

Rodgers Beach in Aruba.
Beaches & Coves
Sunshine ray from the inside of the Quadirikiri Cave
Natural Wonders of Aruba
View of the Hooiberg from top of the Casibari Rock Formation
Sightseeing Tours in Aruba
Woman doing yoga at the dunes in Aruba.

Featured Activities

Farmers harvesting aloe in the cunucu.


Aruba Aloe Museum and Factory


Aruba VIP Tours


Gold Mine Ranch, Aruba

We’re just getting started with the amazing effects Aruba has to offer. Dig into your trip details below to unlock a Caribbean experience that will leave you sunnier, happier, and (of course) a little more tanned.

Discover the Aruba Effect