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Aruba is one of the "ABC" islands, Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaca. Alonso de Ojeda claimed Aruba forSpain in 1499. In 1634 The Dutch tookover the island. Aruba is now part of the Dutch Common Wealth and in 1986 had it's "status aparte". Aruba is the world leader in the production of Aloe plants.

In 1929 the Lago Oil and Transport Company, a subsidiary of Standard Oil, build a large refinery on the Southeast tip of the island. The Lago refinery became one of the largest in world . This assured Aruba as one of the most prosperous island in the Caribbean. Dutch is the official language. Thanks to the Dutch excellent education system everyone in Audba is educationed.

Things to do in Aruba: Go to the water park on De Palm beach. rent a jet-ski, paddleboat, wave-runner, banana boat or tube, windsurf, or kitesurf. Rent a pleasure boat, catamaran, or go fishing aboard ayacht. There is snorking, diving, snuba diving, horseback riding, hiking, golf, tennis, beach tennis and mountian biking.

Shopping in Aruba is enormous, with prestigious international brands and jewelry 10-35% lower than in the United States.

The best attaction in Aruba is the white power sand and clear aque-blue water! The best are:

Boco Catalina, shallow water, good for snockeling. beaches have white sand with pebbles and stones. There are no facilites there.

Hadicurari Beach, Very shallow water, excellent for windsufing. the beach white sand with pebbles and stones. No accomodations

Palm Beach, Excellent with calm water, white power sand . Close to everything, popular beach.

Eagle Beach, Gentle Surf, miles of white power sand.

Manchebo Beach, Gentle surf, broad stretch of white power sand, hotel facitilies nearby.

Surfside Beach, Excellent with calm water, white sand with some pebbles and stones. Nearby facilities.

Renaissance Island, Excellent with calm water, white power sand, some of this beach is private.

De Palm Island, Gentle surf, great for snorkleing, white power sand, beach palapes, chairs, bathrooms etc.

Baby Beach, Excellent with calm water, white sand, (a little out of the way.)

Rodgers Beach, Excellent with calm water, white power sand.

Most of the beaches in Aruba are free and public, some beaches have chairs and palapas umbrellas which rent from $10-20 a day. Only a few beaches have showers and bathrooms.


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Gary2  

Sound like a great Vacation spot,Nice Article Karen Gary

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  about 1 decade ago

It is a great place to vacation, hope you get there, Karen

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  about 1 decade ago

It is a wonderful place, hope you get to visit there soon. Karen

  
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