Many of Aruba's top resorts reside on Palm Beach, hailed by Conde Nast Traveler and TripAdvisor as one of the world's best beaches. Aruba delivers a summer vibe year-round, with an average temperature of 82 degrees and the least amount of annual rainfall among all the Caribbean islands.Learn More
Local events & festivals.
Celebrate local culture through music and dance at weekly festivals, including the Carubbian Festival on Thursdays and Bonbini Aruba Festival on Tuesdays. Carnival is the island's biggest event of the year (January-February) with "jump-ups" (street parties), musical events and the Grand Parade on Feb. 26.Learn More
Aruba's "wild side."
Search for alcoves, abandoned gold mines, ancient caves and otherworldly rock formations on Aruba's eastern and northern ends. Sites at Ayo and Casibari even evoke Stonehenge. Popular diving locations, shallow reefs and wreck sites can be reached by sail or kayak. Beachgoers can get in on the action with kite surfing and parasailing.Learn More
Bond in paradise.
Make a splash at De Palm Island, a private family-friendly island boasting water park fun, banana-boat rides and zip lines. Or head to the shallow waters of Baby Beach for a calm day of snorkeling. For additional family adventure, take the kids to the Butterfly Farm, Donkey Sanctuary or Ostrich Farm for up-close encounters.Learn More
Feel the warmth.
Once the backdrop for a season of "The Bachelor," Aruba's easily accessible intimate surroundings have made the island a popular site for proposals, destination weddings and honeymoons. Couples can balance their time with adventures and relaxation time along the beaches.Learn More