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

Island Facts

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

Aerial shot of the California Lighthouse in Aruba.

Warm and welcoming

Our wonderful people are dedicated to hospitality – to making our happy island home feel like your happy island escape. We welcome travelers 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 & climate

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

Language

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

Special needs

Our happy island is open and accessible to all, and we offer accommodations to visitors with special needs.

Sustainability

The pursuit of happiness and wellbeing is the cornerstone of Aruba’s approach. Ultimately, we hope to be the model for a low-carbon, sustainable and prosperous economy that can be replicated in other island nations.

 

Learn More About our Island

What language do they speak? Is it a Dutch colony? How many people live there? The questions were many, the answers few.…


You’ll get the best Aruba facts straight from the mouths and hearts of our happy people. So, pull up a chair, pop open a cold beer, and have a friendly chat.

More facts about the island

A peaceful and beautiful place to relax in Aruba.

Weather & Climate

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

A local displaying many of his art work of Aruba.

Language

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

Aruba's Money - Florin.
On the 4th of June 2019, the Central Bank of Aruba introduced a new series of florin banknotes. The new florin banknotes are a celebration of the life and beauty of Aruba and includes elements from the Island's rich culture, flora and fauna.

Currency

The official local currency is the Aruban Florin; however, U.S. dollars are widely accepted.

Male in his wheelchair enjoying the view of the beach.

Special Needs

Our goal is to make traveling with special needs 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

Sustainability

Aruba’s pristine beaches and clear, turquoise waters lure more than one million visitors seeking relaxation and fun under the sun every year.

Rodgers Beach in Aruba.

Beaches & Coves

Where pristine white sand meets the turquoise sea, Aruba is the happy home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches.

Explore
Sunshine ray from the inside of the Quadirikiri Cave
Natural Wonders
Local artist and photographer
Local Artist

Featured Articles

Endless Summer

How to Escape the Winter Blues

Aruba boasts sunny weather year-round! Check out some reasons why Aruba has the best weather in the entire Caribbean.

A Perfect Spring Vacation

4 Reasons You Need to Visit Aruba This Spring!

The following are four reasons why every traveler should escape the cold and enjoy the sun and sand in Aruba this year.

Featured in Aruba

Adventure

Arikok National Park

Aerial shot of Casibari Rock Formations.

Adventure

Rock Formations

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

Culture

Historic Gold Mines