Aruba

This Aruba Resort Has a New Spa and a New Chef

 Aruba’s newest resort is making some new additions. The Hilton Aruba, which debuted at the former Radisson Aruba over the summer, has announced the opening of a new spa and the addition of a new executive chef. The new spa …

How This Caribbean Hotel Is Helping Homeless Dogs and Cats

 Like many Caribbean islands, Aruba has had a long battle with overpopulation of dogs and cats. But now one hotel has a creative idea to help tackle the problem. Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort has launched a new program …

VIDEO: Boca Catalina Beach, Aruba

 While Aruba has some of the greatest beaches in the Caribbean, even frequent travelers to the island don’t know them all. One such under-the-radar Aruban beach is a smaller stretch of sand called Boca Catalina on the road toward Arashi Beach. …

LATEST NEWS

 The Divi Aruba all-inclusive resort has unveiled its latest changes. The property has opened a new Mexican restaurant, Pure Lime, along with a new pool-view building. “We are extremely excited to offer these new additions to our guests,” said Alex …

 Every day at sunset, a sandy beach lounging area in Aruba transforms into a haute beach restaurant. And now Aruba’s popular beach pop-up eatery, Simply Fish, has a new look and a new name. The beach restaurant at the Aruba …

 It’s a frequent complaint at Caribbean airports: there’s no Wi-Fi, free or otherwise. But more regional airports seem to be considering making the investment to satisfy travelers, and Aruba is the latest to do so. Aruba’s Reina Beatrix International Airport …

 The Blue Residences condominium resort project has completed construction on the last of its three towers. The project now features 124 multi-bedroom units, along with a second infinity pool. The third tower, called Turquoise Tower, joins the existing Indigo and …

 One of the top coffee brands in the Netherlands has arrived in Aruba. The gourmet coffee brand Smit & Dorlas has opened its first gourmet coffee shop in Aruba at the Hilton Aruba Resort and Casino. The store is the …

 The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Carole Desbiens, who sent in this spectacular shot of sunset on Palm Beach in Aruba. Do you have a great photo of the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in …

 The Divi Aruba all inclusive resort is expanding. The property has already opened its new Pure Lime Mexican-themed restaurant, and will open a new “pool-view” building in January. The latter will include 60 rooms, all of which will have built …

 It’s one of the best ideas to come to a Caribbean airport in a long time. Aruba has announced the launch of a new digital embarkation and disembarkation card — meaning travelers can fill out their immigration card before they even …

 It’s one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere in the Caribbean: Eagle Beach, Aruba. And the stretch near the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts is even better: a spectacularly wide, white-sand stretch of sand that will simply overwhelm you. So …

 ARUBA — A classic hotel design never gets old. Morris Lapidus, famous for hotels like the Fontainebleau in Miami, made this Aruba’s first “it” hotel when it debuted in 1955 as simply the “Aruba Hotel.” But now the venerable design …

zoetry aruba overwater bungalows

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new hotel coming to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, and it will have something very rare in the Caribbean: overwater bungalows. The 126-suite Zoëtry Isla di Oro will be one of the …

 ORANJESTAD — It’s in an old art deco building in a quieter part of Oranjestad, a section of Aruba’s capital you may not know. But at the heart of this old commercial building is something very special. It’s called Wilhelmina, …

 By Alexander Britell ARUBA – Gilbert Raven loved The Flintstones. There was something about Fred and Barney, about Dino, about pedaling with your feet. And it inspired him to build it. To build this place. Something about a trip to …

 It’s been quiet, but it hasn’t gone unnoticed. Over the last few years, Marriott has been on a push to redefine the Caribbean hotel lobby — to make it a place worth congregating, a place worth admiring, a place, well, …

 A few steps from Aruba’s ultra-wide, impossibly-white Manchebo Beach is New York. Well, not quite New York, but a slice of it. It’s a little shack of a place off just off Manchebo, one you might drive or walk right …