Visiting The Dutch Countryside

Travelblog about The Netherlands | Exploring The Netherlands beyond the crowds


view on one of the great beaches in Aruba during sunset: ocean, beach and palmtrees with sunset in the background

Aruba Island, located in the Dutch Caribbean, is a paradise for sun-seekers and adventure enthusiasts alike. It is also one of the most popular islands in the Dutch Caribbean, for a very good reason. Aruba is home to warm, sunny weather and stunning beaches making the island the perfect escape for those looking to relax and unwind.

Visitors can enjoy a range of activities, from snorkeling and scuba diving in the crystal-clear waters to windsurfing and kitesurfing along the island’s famous coastline. Aruba is also home to Arikok National Park, a nature reserve featuring stunning landscapes, unique flora and fauna, and ancient cave paintings. 

But Aruba isn’t just about outdoor adventures. The island boasts a rich history and culture, with charming towns like Oranjestad and San Nicolas (home to tons of incredible street art!) offering a glimpse into the island’s past. Visitors can explore local markets, sample traditional cuisine, and experience the warm hospitality of the local people. It doesn’t matter what you’re interested in: history, nature, food and so on. Aruba has something that suits your wishes.

aerial view of white sandy beach in the middle, blue ocean on the left and palm trees on the right on the island of Aruba, Dutch Caribbean
Aruba Itinerary
view of two pink flamingos in the crystal clear ocean at flamingo beach aruba in aruba island in the dutch caribbean
Flamingo Beach Aruba
view on greenery, the beach and a sunset behind the hills on Aruba, the Dutch Caribbean
Free Things to do in Aruba
View on rotan parasols and sun beds at white sandy beach with blue ocean in Aruba
Aruba vs Curaçao