Aruba Holidays

One happy island

A holiday to Aruba is the idyllic Caribbean getaway, and yet offers a little slice of European chic in amongst the traditionally tropical styling. Laze under postcard-perfect palm trees or grab a coffee on the cobbled piazza, ready for a full day of designer shopping. Aruba is always keen to show off its delightfully diverse culture.

Luxury Holidays to Aruba

Luxury Aruba holidays are the tropical island getaway of a lifetime, with a hint of European flair. Many resorts are styled to a traditionally grand, colonial design and feature luxurious outdoor pools, private sections of perfect white sand beaches and intensely rejuvenating spas. Plus, there are a few lavish casinos which promise to bring out the James Bond in everyone! Meanwhile on Aruba’s beaches there really is nowhere better to hold a dream wedding.

Dutch colonial-inspired architecture and outstanding natural beauty are the hallmarks of a holiday to Aruba, a beautiful Caribbean destination with a European twist. On a holiday to Aruba you’ll discover some of the most idyllic beaches in the Caribbean, the best of which are located at the southern tip, as well as vast deserts filled with cacti and the famous twisted divi-divi trees. Meanwhile, the seven-mile long beach that lines the west coast is filled with resorts brimming with exciting activities.

10 Great Reasons to Holiday in Aruba

  • Palm/Eagle Beach voted second best beach in the world by TripAdvisor
  • Explore the sunlight-illuminated Guadirikiri Cave
  • Unrivalled deep-sea fishing including marlin and tuna
  • Scuba diving and submarine tours of Antilla and Pedernalis wrecks
  • 15-knot winds for brilliant kite and windsurfing
  • Designer shopping in Dutch-inspired capital Oranjestad
  • Beach dining with locally caught seafood
  • Nature galore, including Arikok National Park, and butterfly and ostrich farms
  • Famous Carnival that has come to rival Rio and New Orleans
  • Warm, welcoming community of diverse ancestry
  • The perfect beach wedding or honeymoon destination

Weather in Antigua

Aruba has a dry and sunny tropical climate all year round. The average temperature is around 28C. Aruba is also on the southern fringes of the normal hurricane belt, and seldom receives more than a breeze.

Interesting Facts About Aruba

  • Area – 180 sq. kilometres
  • Population – 120,000 of mixed descent
  • Capital – Oranjestad
  • Currency – Aruban Florin (AWG; Dutch Guilder): £1 = AWG 2.85
  • Official Language – Dutch / Papiamento; English and Spanish spoken widely

Aruba Holidays 2021 / 2022

Call Kenwood Travel’s expert advisors and create a bespoke, all-inclusive luxury holiday to Aruba. We can also find the ideal location and package for your wedding or honeymoon, so ask in for more details. With over three decades of experience we’re well informed to make your dream Aruba holiday a reality. Book now for your 2021 holidays in order to secure a deal. There’s no need to mess around with a last minute scramble to get a deal, we have a multitude of offers and are happy to help you arrange your trip to paradise.

Top Picks

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

4* out of 5 stars

Catering exclusively for couples and adults, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort specialises in honeymoons and romantic getaways for love-birds seeking an idyllic holiday. Get ready for undisturbed peace and tranquillity.

Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino

5* out of 5 stars

The Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort & Casino is the perfect retreat if you're looking for stunning rooms and exclusive amenities like adventurous watersports, a glamorous casino and a luxury spa.

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Useful information

  • Local time GMT (-4)
  • Currency Aruban Florin & US Dollars
  • Language Dutch & Papiamento
  • Location Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea
  • Telephone code +297
  • Flying time 15 hours & 30 minutes (1 stop)

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Things to do

Arikok National Park

Arikok National Park

This breathtaking National Park offers diverse landscapes, fascinating wildlife, and a variety of exciting activities. Explore Aruba's rugged terrain, discovering unique geological, cultural, and historical landmarks along the way. Have an independent adventure or book a guided tour. 

From coast to caves and beaches to arid scrubland, celebrate the bounty of nature on offer at Arikok. Go swimming, surfing, body-boarding or hiking, all the while taking in the views.

Offroad Aruba Rental & Tours

Offroad Aruba Rental & Tours

Aruba's desert-like hinterland makes for amazing 4x4 excursions, dune buggying, quad biking, and ATV. Dial up the adrenaline when you book at tour with Offroad Evolution Rental & Tours. Get off the beaten path on a thrilling adventure in the rolling hills of Curacao and Croushenka.

Rent the vehicle of your choice by the half day, or take a guided tour of Aruba’s natural wonders - from powder-soft beaches and private coves, to dusty backlands. Either way, buckle up for the ride of a lifetime.

The Butterfly Farm Aruba

The Butterfly Farm Aruba

For a unique nature experience just steps from Aruba's renowned Palm Beach, play the Butterfly Farm a visit on your holiday. Here, visitors can step into a tropical garden aflutter with activity. Ideal for visitors of all ages, this charming attraction is educaitonal and entertaining.

Watch butterflies of all exotic varieties fly around, eat fruit and land on the tropical foliage. Observe the life cycle of these enchanting creatures from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly and learn all about the miracles of metamorphasis.