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Keeping It Positive Despite Devastation

Learn about the impacts of COVID-19 on Aruba’s society reliant on the services industry.Continue readingKeeping It Positive Despite Devastation

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Say What?!? Natural Bridge To Become The New Natural Pool

I’m sure the title grabbed your attention, especially if you are a frequent visitor to the island of Aruba. If you are not familiar with the story, here’s a quick recap. Aruba’s number one tourist attraction, by far, was the world famous Natural Bridge, also known locally as Cura di Turtuga (freely translated to Turtles…Continue readingSay What?!? Natural Bridge To Become The New Natural Pool

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beaches

Umbrellas Make Appearance

Some service providers started to work within the rules and offer removable umbrellas to customers. In below pictures you’ll see some of the ideas that are out there with some being nicer than others. One thing I like about this effort is that they didn’t overdo it. There are just a few out at that…Continue readingUmbrellas Make Appearance

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Nikky Beach Assets Removed

On October 4th I wrote a piece about the renovation and expansion of defunct Havana Beach Club into Nikky Beach Restaurant. Nikky Beach Restaurant is a full service beach restaurant with beach chairs and showers as additional service. In the ensuing weeks after the soft opening I read a report in the media that the…Continue readingNikky Beach Assets Removed

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beaches Weather

Beaches Quickly Cleaned After November Rains

After being hit hard by late October and early November storms, popular beaches frequented by mostly tourists were quickly cleaned up by local officials, hotel staff and even some tourists. The viciousness of this storm was not even the amount of rainfall – which was abnormally high – but was more the currents that changed…Continue readingBeaches Quickly Cleaned After November Rains

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Pics: Aruba Beaches Clobbered

Last week’s storm and ensuing change in climate were devastating for our beaches. Unlike popular believe it wasn’t the storms themselves that caused the this but rather the change in wind and currents. Add to the equation the rise in water level and the perfect situation was created for this hit. Affected beaches in Aruba…Continue readingPics: Aruba Beaches Clobbered

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Nikky Beach Restaurant in Aruba

The area around Surfside beach (located on the outskirts of Oranjestad, near the airport and Talk of the Town) has been through several owners in the last decade. I remember the time it was Havana Beach Club which was a night club. The latest project to appear here is Nikky Beach Restaurant. They are in…Continue readingNikky Beach Restaurant in Aruba

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Arashi Beach Cactus

Drive past the last resort on Palm Beach, headed towards the lighthouse, your bound come across Arashi Beach. One of Aruba’s popular beaches and one of my personal favorites. The water here is clear, calm and the sea floor is sandy. If you move a bit north you will finds some waves and if you…Continue readingArashi Beach Cactus

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Coral Steps At Malmok Beach

People who visit this island stay mostly at a Palm Beach resort. One thing they soon notice is that the beach there is great but it’s awful to snorkel. Palm Beach is mostly shallow and clean, which means that there won’t be a lot of fish. An area relatively close to the high rise resort…Continue readingCoral Steps At Malmok Beach