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Choose Aruba for your family holiday

Ahoy, Mateys! Enjoy a summer vacation filled with swashbuckling fun! Feel the Aruba Effect as one big happy family. Scroll down for family benefits!

Book your stay at a participating resort or hotel through 2022 to enjoy:

  • FREE accommodation for kids (12 years and under)
  • FREE daily breakfast for kids (12 years and under)
  • Family gift presented upon check-in
  • The VIK (Very Important Kid) Cocktail during check-in
  • The VIK Activity Passport

VIK Passport

  • Kids will get this passport at the front desk during check-in.
  • Kids will register their passports by filling in their contact information on the physical passport.
  • These passports will feature 7 different signature locations of the destination.
  • Kids need to answer quizzes and puzzles (answers available at each location) for at least 4 locations.
  • Once at least 4 locations are visited and quizzes and puzzles are completed, the participating resort must remove the page containing all the information of the VIK. This information will be used to register the VIK for a raffle of a one-week vacation for 4 including airline tickets. Selection of the winning family will take place in the month of January 2023.

Book your stay at a participating resort or hotel through 2022.


Participating Hotels & Resorts:

  1. Divi Aruba Phoenix
  2. Divi Village Golf and Beach Resort
  3. Divi Dutch Village Beach Resort
  4. Hyatt Place Aruba Airport
  5. Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort Aruba
  6. Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
  7. Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino
  8. Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusive

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De Palm Island

Experience De Palm Island, Aruba's only all-inclusive destination on a unique private island offering all-inclusive fun.

It is clear that Aruba is the best Caribbean island for families! There are so many perks that come with signing up for the One Happy Family programme, even the best Caribbean resorts for families wanted to be a part of it! Every family deserves to spend some quality time together to just have fun.

What better way to do so than by scheduling in some Caribbean family time in Aruba every once in a while? Not only is Aruba the best island for Caribbean holidays for families, but we are also proud to declare that Aruba is the best Caribbean island for kids specifically.


Between all the fun activities and the VIK Passport, kids won’t ever want to go back home.

Baby and Rodger's Beach signage.

Getting Around Aruba

From our lively capital to quiet seaside towns, pristine beaches to rugged desert, it’s easy to get around in Aruba.

To showcase venue for incentive groups traveling from abroad
Guest Services
partial view of the golf course together with California Lighthouse.
Timeshares in Aruba
Mural of peacock in San Nicolas
Art in Aruba
Romantic cabana dinner on the beach at Elements Restaurant.
Top restaurants in Aruba
Downtown Oranjestad. Daniel Leo Square was the location of the commander's house - the residence of predecessors to the administrators and governors of the island, built in the first quarter of the 19th century

Shopping in Aruba

Shopping in Aruba is a dream for every shopaholic and a haven for locally made crafts and international brands.


Featured Articles

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Featured Activities

Aerial shot of Dos Playa.


Dos Playa

Front side view of T.H. Palm & Company store in Aruba.


T.H. Palm & Company

Eating and Drinking

Gostoso Restaurant

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