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Island Facts

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

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

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

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.

Beaches & Coves

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

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Natural Wonders
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More facts about the island

Weather & Climate

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

Language

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

Currency

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

Special Needs

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

Sustainability

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

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