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Caribbean Photo of the Week: Boca Catalina Beach in Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Annette Melching, who sent in this lovely shot of Boca Catalina beach on the island of Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with […]

Eat & Play

Journeying to Charlie’s, the Oldest Bar in Aruba

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The oldest bar in Aruba still draws a big crowd almost any time it’s open, even if these days tourists tend to outnumber oil workers elbowing their way into Charlie’s Bar for a cold beer or rum drink. Arriving on […]

News

This Aruba Resort Just Opened a New Comfort-Food Beach Shack 

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One of Aruba’s most beloved resorts has debuted a brand-new restaurant, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Divi Aruba Phoenix Resort and Divi Village Golf and Beach Resort complex has debuted a new eatery called The Wave Shack.  The open-air eatery […]

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A Low-Key, Lovely Adults-Only Beach Resort in Aruba

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When Aruba’s Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort opened in 1987, it made sense for the hotel’s restaurant to be built in the shape of a boat shipwrecked on the sand: while Eagle Beach didn’t exactly resemble a desert island back […]


From the US Virgin Islands to Aruba, Caribbean Travel Is Booming

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First there was the breakout after restrictions were lifted. Then there was all that pent-up travel demand. Through each phase of the post-pandemic period, travelers have continued flocking to the Caribbean.  It’s the sign of a resilient global destination, and […]


A Guide to Riu Resorts in the Caribbean, From Montego Bay to Aruba

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RIU Resorts are located on some of the best beaches of the Caribbean, and the Spanish hotel chain shines with its spacious suites, standard features like in-room drink dispensers, and bright and modern resorts with amenities like spacious pools, spa […]

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The Radisson Blu Aruba Resort Has a New General Manager 

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The Radisson Blu Aruba has a new general manager — and it’s a familiar face.  The property has announced the return of Luigi Wix as its general manager; Six served as the pre-opening and opening general manager for the resort, […]


The Best Beaches in Aruba, From Crystal-Clear Water to Sublime Snorkeling Spots

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You can travel across the Caribbean and back again and find it hard to find a more beautiful collection of beaches than the ones you get on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba. The destination is known for its beaches, […]


Your Own Little Beach Bar in Aruba 

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A bucket of Brights, a few chairs and the perfect beach afternoon. At Aruba’s Surfside Beach Bar, the formula is simple and flawless.  If you’ve been to the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, you know the island does not lack […]

Flights

LATAM Is Adding More Flights to Aruba 

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LATAM is ramping up its flights to the island of Aruba next summer, following its launch last year of the Lima-Aruba route. The carrier is adding a fourth weekly flight between Lima and Aruba beginning in July, meaning flights on […]


Why Aruba Is the Caribbean Capital of Chef’s Tables 

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You walk in to what seems like an art gallery, with marble floors and a few modern pieces on the walls. Suddenly the door opens and you’re inside a dimly-lit, state-of-the-art speakeasy with a dozen chairs and a kitchen.  This […]


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Arashi Beach, Aruba

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The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Matt Boshcka, who sent in this lovely shot of Arashi Beach in Aruba. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject […]


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