Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Aruba
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Highlights in Aruba
- An underwater paradise
- Paradise beaches
- Amazing nature and incredible hikes
- Great mix of culture, art and music
- Caribbean music vibes
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Holiday homes and baches in Aruba
Aruba is a small destination that you can explore by car, bus or motorbike. If it’s your first time on the island, Oranjestad is the best place to say where you can enjoy colonial style holiday homes. The capital city is an excellent point for art galleries, bars, independent boutiques and street vendors. If you travel on a budget and you’re looking for cheap homes and backpacking, Eagle Beach is the idyllic Caribbean community with white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and a laid-back attitude. For nightlife and the best party scene, Palm Beach is just 3.5miles north of the capital, with good food and amazing views. It is also great for families with children, where there are lots of activities and entertainment for them all day long. The northwestern coast of Aruba is the perfect accommodation for those diving lovers, in Arashi Beach.Fantastic Caribbean accommodation
From large to small holiday homes, Aruba offers you a wide array of accommodation options. Waking up to the sound of the waves, watch the sun rising from your bed or enjoy a sunset in the garden. Whether travelling with family, friends or your partner, you can enjoy beautiful and spacious homes with private swimming pools, a hot tub, chill out areas and a terrace with sun loungers. You will be always within walking distance from the beach and most of the time, the sand will be just at your doorstep. The bright interiors, the exquisite decoration and the Caribbean touch makes you feel in a paradise. Your furry little friends are also welcome at many of the holiday homes.
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The area and getting around
Just off the coast of Venezuela, the foot-shaped island of Aruba offers mesmerising Caribbean landscapes, calm turquoise waters, white sandy beaches lined with palm trees and the relaxed atmosphere of an island. Oranjestad is the urban area for shopping, good restaurants, historic sites, the main harbour and the weekly festival of Bon Bini, celebrating Aruban culture music, food and dance. You can explore the inland towns like Noord and follow the way up to the California Lighthouse in the north. The southeast of the island you can see Arikok National Park and the famous landmark Donkey Sanctuary Aruba.Aruba, the Caribbean paradise
Aruba is a mix of vibrant art, social scene, culture and nature. You can spend your day at any of the dazzling white beaches around the island or enjoy a relaxing afternoon surrounded by nature and wildlife. Entertainment is also part of your day for sure! Children activities, nightlife for adults and fancy casinos for those who wish to try their luck. Want some adventure? Look for sunken ships! It is totally worth it. Fill your day with a real Caribbean vibe, lay back and enjoy.
Travellers and activities
Aruba is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. Here is where pristine alabaster sands meet the clear turquoise waters. The coastline offers a varied scenery with limestone cliffs, secluded coves and breathtaking beaches. Dip your toes in the powdery sand as you walk along the widest beach of the south of the island, Eagle Beach, with the famous wind-curved fofoti trees. For some quietness, Baby Beach is the perfect spot! Palm Beach is ideal for a day of sports in the water, a drink by the sea or a lazy afternoon taking care of your tan. Boca Catalina, near Malmok Beach is a nice little bay ideal for swimming and also for watching the sunset. And not far from Boca Catalina there is a tiny cove with three rustic little steps named Tres Tapi (meaning three steps). Mangel Halto, Rodger’s Beach, Andicuri Beach and Arashi beach, ideal for families, are also some of the beaches you will have to visit.Aruba for watersports lovers
Aruba is a watersport mecca where all surfers, divers and water lovers will enjoy their days in the crystal clear waters. The Caribbean sea embraces this small island, where sun, water and sand get together to offer you a myriad of water sports for you to choose. Take some windsurfing or kitesurfing lessons and keep on your toes and harness the world class wind off Malmok beach! Go south or west for snorkelling and admire the delicate coral reefs and the shallow waters of Mangel Halto. Try your balance on a SUP or simply swim into the clearest waters you will ever see. Surfers can have the time of their lives riding the waves along Boca Grandi beach. Kayaking in groups, canoeing along the coast, parasailing or simply completing your Caribbean holidays with exhilarating motorised watersports. Try some jet ski, jetlev or seabob.
In Aruba you will always find your way and never get lost! How? Simply follow the bend of the divi-divi native trees, shaped by the northeast breezes, and they will lead you to town!
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Aruba is considered as the wreck-diving capital of the Caribbean because of its waters awash with diver-friendly wrecks. Marvel at the sight of sunken planes, cargo ships, military vessels and tugboats. Glide through the crystalline waters and enjoy the colourful fish shoals that inhabit the multi-coloured reefs around these wrecks.2. Hike through Arikok Park
This vast natural wonder on the east coast of Aruba has a striking landscape with unusual volcanic formations, a rugged coastline, extensions of greenery and a varied wildlife. Explore the caves and you will find authentic Arawak Indian paintings inside. Climb to the top of Jamanto Hill and enjoy the stunning views from the highest point on the island.3. Go sightseeing with a local
By land or by sea, locals know their island better than anyone. Get on a group or individual sightseeing tour for an off-road adventure, a jeep safari or a horseback ride to hidden limestone caves or the picturesque Rancho Daimari, a former coco plantation. If you choose a horseback day trip you can ride through the hills of Arikok, discover the Natural Pool and ride along the beach. Explore the wonders of Aruba and discover the hidden gems of the island.4. Discover Aruba by foot
For 2.5 hours, you can discover with a local guide, the island’s scoop with an entertaining walking tour where you will explore several sites in Oranjestad, local stories, culture and history. Visit the monuments and have a few local bites. Do not miss the opportunity of taking incredible pictures! Wander the streets lined with colourful colonial buildings and take some time for shopping. Immerse in the culture and day to day life of this incredible little island.5.
Save some energy for the evening hours. As the sun sets, Aruba turns into a festive and vibrant atmosphere, especially around Palm Beach. Sip a cocktail at a beachfront lounge, have a go at the casino and get carried away by the sound of Caribbean sounds and the festive atmosphere. For a dash of island vibes, get on your heels, a smart suit or simply an outfit you love and enjoy some live bands, merengue rhythm or sultry salsa. Hit the dance floor and feel the beat! If you plan your holidays in advance you might also want to come to the island around the music festivals with the best R&B, Latin, Reggae, jazz or blues rhythms, celebrated in outdoor venues. Dance the night away in Aruba!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Aruba
How much do you pay on average for holiday homes in Aruba?
Our data shows that Aruba has an average price of NZ$373.98 per night, which is a relatively high one under the countries in South America.
Which month allows you to save the most on holiday homes and baches?
Those who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Aruba in June, May, and August the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of NZ$285.43, NZ$333.98, and NZ$339.89 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Aruba?
When it comes to looking for a holiday bach in Aruba, the months when it is most expensive are, in descending order, March, January and February with average prices per night of NZ$441.18, NZ$440.6, and NZ$430.9, respectively.
Is Aruba a good location for a spontaneous getaway?
It is better to plan ahead in Aruba as only 54% of the accommodations are available, according to our 2020 data.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Aruba are June (the average amount of properties that are available reached 69.25% of the total in 2020), May (67.4%), and September (64%).
When are there fewer holiday home options available in Aruba?
The months with the lowest properties available in Aruba are, in order, February, January and March, with respective average availability figures of 26.2%, 32%, and 35.75%, based on data collected in 2020.
How many holiday baches are available in Aruba?
Our inventory features around 1300 properties from 10 partners.
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