The Natural Pool is nestled
amongst the massive rocks on the northeast coast of Aruba.
The Natural Bridge is Aruba's wonderful geological formation where
years of erosion from the sea has carved its way through coral rock
forming a 100 foot bridge, 25 feet over the sea, which is the largest of
its kind in the Caribbean.
The Antilla, which was a German freighter sunk during World War II,
is Aruba's most popular dive site.
Baby Beach is perfect for children, inexperienced swimmers and
snorkelers, this beach is appropriately named since the water is
very calm and is only five feet deep.
Rancho Daimari is a beautiful pocket of greenery with a coconut
plantation and a ranch where you can hire a nag to get to the gorgeous
natural pool at Boca Ketu.
Hundreds of butterflies from around the world
flutter about this spectacular garden. Guided 20- to 30-minute tours
provide a look into how these insects complete their life cycle: from
egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly.
Tierra Del Sol Golf Course
This 18-hole golf course, located in the northwestern end of Aruba,
offers beautiful views and a clubhouse.
With Rancho Notorious you can take a romantic ride on horseback
through some of Aruba's most breathtaking sights and natural wonders
such as California Lighthouse, Alto Vista Chapel and scenic Malmok
Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations
You can climb to the top for great views of the
countryside. On the way you'll doubtless pass Aruba whip-tail lizards.
The main path to Casibari has steps and handrails and you must move
through tunnels and along narrow steps and ledges to reach the top. At
Ayo you'll find ancient pictographs in a small cave.
The California Lighthouse is one of Aruba's most famous landmarks,
the California lighthouse is known for its spectacular views of the
De Palm Island
De Palm Island is an offshore island that serves as a
recreation and entertainment complex offering a wide selection of
activities including swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, beach
volleyball, basketball, dining, card games and bingo.
Charlie's Bar is located in the ghost town of San Nicolas, it
features a unique decorative touch: hundreds of artifacts hang from the
ceiling, high above the heads of the patrons.
Hooiberg is Aruba's famous mountain located at the center of the
island, with a view from its 541-foot peak that extends as far as
Venezuela on a clear day.
Alto Vista Chapel
Alto Vista Chapel was built by Spanish missionaries in 1750, services
are still conducted in this little yellow chapel. It is considered to be
the first church established in the Caribbean.
Fort Zoutman has the Aruba Historical Museum, the Willem III Tower
and the Bon Bini Festival, a weekly folklore fair.
Archaeological Museum of Aruba
The Archaeological Museum of Aruba traces the history and development
of the island through a collection of artifacts featuring a
skeleton thousands of years old.
The Numismatic Museum's collection of more than 30,000 coins and
currencies from around the world date back to 5th century B.C., from the
Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire and ancient Chinese dynasties.
Beth Isreal Synagogue
The Beth Israel Synagogue is conservative in
style, with full participation of both men and women. The small gift
shop has one-of-a-kind Aruban Judaica.
The Cultural Center has programs which include
films, lectures, concerts, dance performances, folkloric shows, and art
The Protestant Church was built in 1846,
Oranjestad's Protestant Church is Aruba's oldest house of worship. The
church is usually locked, but its tiny Bible Museum is open Monday
through Friday from 10am till noon.