Whoever says Aruba, thinks of our perfect weather and our legendary beaches, almost endless strips of white sand, kissed by the sparkling warm sea and embraced by the bent trunks of our photo trees.
Venture beyond the beach and discover much more. A sea full of life and shipwrecks. Pastel-colored streets full of shows, shops and vibrant nightlife. An authentic, inviting culture. There is more than enough to do, all you have to do is find the things that make you happiest.
The 'Queen Beatrix International Airport' airport is just outside of Oranjestad and is named after the last queen of the Netherlands, Queen Beatrix.
KLM, which stands for Royal Dutch Airline, was founded on October 7, 1919 to create an air bridge between the Netherlands and its overseas colonies. Today, KLM is the oldest airline that still flies under its original name. Since Aruba has a Dutch history, KLM is the main airline that connects the island with Europe.
American Airlines, often referred to simply as American, is one of the largest airlines in America and the world and has its headquarters in the city of Fort Worth in the US state of Texas. The airline flies to more than 350 destinations worldwide and is part of the airline alliance Oneworld, which also includes British Airways and Iberia. It offers good connections with Aruba for tourists coming from the North American continent.
From New York, Aruba can be reached in 4 hours and 10 minutes. London has a flight time of 9 hour and 20 minutes. There are several airlines offering direct flights to this destination.
The capital of Aruba is Oranjestad, which has a colorful and atmospheric center that has been entirely built in the Caribbean style.
Aruba has a large number of fantastic beaches, each with its own character and audience. This is also why most tourists come to Aruba. Whoever takes the car and leaves the large beaches Palm Beach and Eagle Beach behind can enjoy very quiet beaches that will give you a heavenly feeling. You will find beautiful white sand in combination with very clear turquoise water at Baby Beach in the southeast. In Oranjestad you can go to Druif Beach, which is located on the south side of the city.
Aruba has a number of resorts, including Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort and Manchebo Beach resort and Spa, that has received a green label. 10 percent of the resorts in the Caribbean that has received the Earth Check certificate is located on Aruba.