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6 Attractions & Things to Do in Aruba

Aruba’s the perfect getaway for couples and family alike seeking a getaway from it all, or a fantastic Caribbean Caribbean adventure. Whatever your travel style – Aruba has it all! Here are 6 attractions and things to do in Aruba.

The harbor city of Oranjestad (pictured above)

Admire the pastel-colored buildings, evidence of Aruba’s Dutch heritage. Learn about the island’s history at the National Archeological Museum of Aruba. For dinner, book a restaurant that overlooks the sea!

Adventure in Aruba

Hike to the top of Mount Jamanota, the highest point on Aruba. Embark on a four-wheel-drive adventure across the small island, stopping at the California Lighthouse and the Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins.

Eagle Beach, Aruba

Find the best sandy beaches on the island’s western side along a 7 mile strip lined with resorts. One of the most popular is Eagle Beach, also known for its nesting turtles and windblown divi divi trees.

Snorkeling & Diving in Aruba

Explore Aruba’s underwater sites on a snorkeling or scuba diving trip. Both Arashi Beach on the island’s northwestern tip and Mangel Halto Beach along the western coast have fantastic snorkeling sites.

Baby Beach, Aruba

Baby Beach is a shallow and sheltered lagoon that’s particularly popular among families. Its clean, glass-clear waters are shallow enough for wading and, as the inlet opens out to the Caribbean Sea.

Aruba’s Butterfly Farm

The Butterfly Farm is home to some of the most exotic winged creatures on the planet. Step into a lush tropical forest, where colorful butterflies flutter around freely, and take a guided tour to learn more.

Have you been to Aruba? Share with us in the comments below some of things you enjoy doing and some sites worth visiting and be sure to check out our Aruba travel guide!

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