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  • Aruba

    Aruba (/əˈrbə/ ə-ROO-bə; Dutch pronunciation: [aːˈrubaː]) is an island in the southern Caribbean Sea, located about 1,600 kilometres (990 mi) west of the Lesser Antilles and 29 kilometres (18 mi) north of the coast of Venezuela. It measures 32 kil…

  • Queen Beatrix International Airport

    Queen Beatrix International Airport (IATA: AUA, ICAO: TNCA) (Dutch: Internationale luchthaven Koningin Beatrix; Papiamento: Aeropuerto Internacional Reina Beatrix), located in Oranjestad, Aruba, is an aviation facility. It has flight services to the…

  • Natural Pool

    The Natural Pool, also known as "conchi" or "Cura di Tortuga", is a natural pool of water located in a very remote area in the north of Aruba. It is formed by rock and volcanic stone circles. The rugged terrain surrounding the pool makes it accessib…

  • Geography of Aruba

    Aruba is a small Caribbean island (54 sq mi or 140 km2) about the size of Washington, D.C., located 25 km north of the coast of Venezuela and 68 km northwest of Curaçao, the largest island of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Aruba’s terrain is mostly…

  • Eagle Beach

    Eagle Beach is a beach and neighborhood of Oranjestad, Aruba. The neighborhood is famous for its many low-rise resorts and wide public beach. It has soft white sand and has been rated one of the best beaches in the world.

  • Palm Beach, Aruba

    Palm Beach is a tourism district about 6 kilometers northwest of Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba. A number of high rise hotels are located here, such as Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino, Aruba Marriott Resort, Occidental Grand Aruba and Radisson…

  • Baby Beach, Aruba

    Baby Beach is a shallow, sheltered man-made lagoon located in Seroe Colorado, on the southeast end of the island of Aruba, and is frequented by locals and tourists alike. It is named Baby Beach as the water is so calm it is safe for very small child…

  • Arikok National Park

    The Arikok National Park takes up approximately 18 percent of the island of Aruba and includes three primary geological formations: the Aruba lava formation, a quartz diorite formation, and a limestone formation that extends inward from the coast.

  • Hooiberg

    Hooiberg is a 165 m (541 ft) high volcanic formation on the island of Aruba. It is located almost in the center of the island and can be seen from virtually anywhere on the island.

  • Mount Jamanota

    Mount Jamanota (188 m) (620 ft) is the highest point on the island of Aruba and is visible from the entire island. It is located within the Arikok National Park. Wild goats and donkeys roam free on the mountain. The panorama from its summit includes…

  • SS Pedernales

    SS Pedernales was a lake tanker of the World War II and post war eras. She was built in 1938 in Monfalcone, Italy, and sailed under the British flag.

  • Trinidad Stadium

    Guillermo Prospero Trinidad Stadium (officially known as Complejo Deportivo Guillermo Prospero Trinidad) is a multi-purpose stadium in Oranjestad, Aruba. It is Aruba's National Stadium, named after Guillermo Trinidad, a politician from the same neig…

  • Fontein

    Fontein (Dutch for fountain) is a village on the island of Aruba, located along the east coast of the island.

  • Druif Beach

    Druif Beach is a promontory on the island of Aruba, located on the west coast of the island. White powder sand, excellent swimming conditions in calm water.