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VIDEO: Sunset at the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort in Aruba

It’s one of the most incredible sunsets you’ll ever see – the technicolor vista at the corner of Eagle Beach that the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort calls home. Here’s what it’s like.  

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VIDEO: The Best Beaches in Aruba

Best Beaches in Aruba

On an island blessed with as many great beaches as Aruba, it isn’t easy picking the best. That’s because this Dutch Caribbean tourism stronghold is one of the ultimate beach destinations in the Caribbean, with an emphasis on impossibly white […]

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VIDEO: Sunset in Aruba

Sunset in Aruba

It’s just you, the soft sands of Eagle Beach and the brilliant glow of the setting sun. In other words, the perfect sunset in Aruba. Here’s what it’s like.

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VIDEO: Under the Palms in Aruba

Under the Palms

It’s just you and the sand, a cool breeze and a cold rum cocktail. This is Eagle Beach, Aruba’s marvelous strand of sand, steps in front of the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. This is your moment.

JetBlue to Launch Daily Fort Lauderdale-Aruba Flights

JetBlue Aruba

There’s a new way to get to Aruba. JetBlue announced that its broad Caribbean expansion push would continue with a new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Aruba’s Queen Beatrix International Airport beginning Jan. 4, 2017. It’s the latest […]

Five Fun Things to Do in Aruba

Things to Do in Aruba

With breezy white-sand beaches, year-round balmy temps, and a uniquely cosmopolitan culture, the Dutch-Caribbean isle of Aruba has long been a favorite of sun-seeking Caribbean travelers. But, in case you need more reasons to visit this tiny territory, check out […]


Why This Celebrity Chef Is Coming to Aruba

Seamus Mullen

Celebrity Chef Seamus Mullen is coming to Aruba this fall for a special one-night-only dinner. Mullen, a top chef in New York City best known for his El Colmado tapas and wine hall in Hell’s Kitchen, will be creating a […]

In Aruba, A Conference on Happiness


In its lead-up to International World Tourism Day, the “happy island” of Aruba will host Happiness 360 Conference World Tourism Aruba– an international symposium in partnership with the United Nations World Tourism Organization. The event is scheduled for September 13-14, […]

How Aruba’s Strong Tourism Growth Can Get Even Stronger

By John Grant Op-Ed Contributor It’s no secret that the Caribbean is known for its tourism, and Aruba is no exception. In fact, 75 percent of Aruba’s GDP is from tourism dollars alone. However, with the U.S. lifting sanctions on […]

Caribbean Photo of the Week: On the Sea in Aruba

aruba savaneta

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Osyth Henriquez, who sent in this stunning shot taken at the Old Mean and the Sea Ocean Villas in the neighborhood of Savaneta. Have you taken a great photo in the […]

Aruba Planning Major New Solar Project

One of the Caribbean’s greenest islands is getting greener. Aruba is planning a new 7.5-megawatt solar photovoltaic project. The project will include 2.5 MW installed at schools and public building rooftops, with a 5 MW utility-scale park that will help […]

The 10 Best Restaurants in Aruba

We always say a great restaurant comes down to three things: “food, service and ambience.” When it comes to the best restaurants in Aruba, you can find all three very easily. Aruba’s diverse populace and history have lent themselves to a […]


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