Welcome to Aruba

Originally a Dutch colony the island boasts year-round sunny weather, miles of glorious white-sand beach with clear water that is perfect for wreck diving and snorkeling.

Aruba, known affectionately as the ‘Happy Island’, provides a mix of modern seaside resorts and quiet coastal areas. Trips usually combine water-based activities with tours of the island to see unusual rock formations, ostrich farms and historic churches. The island’s capital Oranjestad, also offers some of the finest shopping, restaurants and hotels.