One Happy Island!
in the Caribbean
"A-B-C" islands and one
of the world's best vacation spots --- for more reasons than you might
think. Read below.
Aruba is the
only place that has it all! It seems like
just when you
think you've found a great vacation spot it ultimately ends up having some negatives
the travel agent forgot to tell you about. Some places have great beaches but
high crime rates while other
places have low crime but nasty hurricanes. And still others have nice weather
but are desolate and have no modern conveniences, shopping or entertainment. Well, you'll
be pleasantly surprised to learn that Aruba is the
only place that has it all! Of all the places we've been to, it's the
only one that we ever considered buying a home. And that's exactly what we
did! Here's why:
has perfect weather
-- always sunny and 82-85
degrees all year around.
Constant trade winds keep you comfortable all day long, every day of the
Very little rain. The occasional brief sun showers in Aruba are actually
Safely out of the hurricane belt. There's no such thing as a "bad" season in
Very low crime and poverty rate.
Safely drive or walk anywhere on
the island, day or night.
Arubans are extremely friendly and most speak English (very Americanized
Aruba's main industry is tourism so they know how to take care of vacationers.
Most every Aruban business or shop accepts US dollars and credit cards.
Very stable and well-run government (self-governed Dutch possession).
Technologically up-to-date -- modern phone systems, cable TV and even
Great shopping. All the up-scale designer shops can be found in Oranjestad.
Great beaches, swimming and water-sports. Crystal clear water and white sand
Great restaurants and food. You can't find a bad meal on the island.
Great drinking water! Yes, that's right. You won't have to buy expensive bottled
water in Aruba.
Just drink from the tap. Aruba's water is 100%
pure because it's produced on the island
by the world's second largest desalinization
Local grocery stores are excellent and carry most American food items. They
modern you'll think you're grocery shopping back in the USA.
Casinos are conveniently located in the main city and most hotels (if you're so inclined).
Two PGA-class golf courses, one of which is just down the road from our
Slow-paced life style. Be prepared to leave behind that "dog-eat-dog",
Very uncrowded. Driving is easy and there's never a traffic jam in Aruba.
Much of the island's natural beauty has been preserved and protected. A rare
Once you get there, Aruba feels like a home away from home.
Great Airport! I never thought I would say that about an airport but Aruba's modern airport is so
you'll zip through it in no time at all, whether you're arriving or departing.
Customs is right there so you clear Customs
before you leave Aruba.
Only 4 hours flying time from many areas of the US with non-stop service from most
major cities. When we travel to
Aruba, we leave Newark (NJ) airport at 9:00AM and
we're on the beach by 2:00PM!
the links below for more helpful information about Aruba:
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