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Experience Aruba

Overview
Fast facts
  • The tiny island of Aruba boasts a rich and multicultural heritage
  • Travel back in time to the historic Bushiribana gold mill
  • Visit Alto Vista Chapel, or Arikok National Park, an incredible nature preserve
  • Pick up designer bagains at a steal in the island boutiques

This tiny island, only 30 by 10 km, is a splashing sensation when it comes to natural beauty, attracting over a million visitors to its sandy shores each year. Miles of soft, white-sand beaches run like ribbons along its western coast, and the island enjoys daytime temperatures in the high 20s year-round. What makes its capital city, Oranjestad, a highlight of any visit is its doll-house-style, pastel homes, and colourful architecture. The resorts in Aruba are luxurious, the dining is first-class, and the casinos are a thrill. Extreme sports abound in this tropical heaven, from diving and snorkelling to deep-sea fishing and windsurfing. There is a notable Dutch influence in Aruban cuisine that becomes evident in traditional dishes with goat meat, stoba - stew pots filled with vegetables that are locally grown - fish and maize.

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Travel tips

National language: Dutch

Currency: AWG (Aruban Floran). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation.

Language notes: Hallo! While the local language is Dutch, many locals speak English. Your destination representatives can also help with any common phrases or translation help.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Aruba.

What to buy: Shopping in Aruba is a shopper's paradise, head downtown Aruba for this unique island experience. For those on a more restricted budget, visit the local marketplace for some great and inexpensive souvenirs. You won't be disappointed!

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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