Plainly, Aruba is one of the beach capitals of the Caribbean. Few destinations in the region can match the quality — and number — of world-class beaches on this Dutch Caribbean island.
Indeed, Aruba’s brilliant white sand, calm waters and wide coastlines make for truly spectacular beaches — and with so many beautiful stretches of sand, an Aruba vacation is a beach-hopper’s delight.
But while their beauty is universal, Aruba’s beach product is rather diverse, from beaches that are great for windsurfing to reef-filled strands perfect for shore snorkeling.
It’s not easy to choose a favorite Aruba beach, but these five are our top picks right now.
Boca Grandi Forget what you know about Aruba’s beaches. Because this is the frontier, the untouched gem, the raw, striking beach that will be the highlight of your trip. Set on Aruba’s wild eastern coast, this beach, popular with kitesurfers for its high winds, is among the most spectacular in the whole Caribbean. Its relatively remote location means you’ll often have it all to yourself – and that includes the wonderful Tortuga Beach Bar.