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miscellaneous Restaurants and Drinks

Follow up: Fresh Drinking Water From The Sea

In the previous post about Aruba’s drinking water I explained why the water is so good and pure. In this post I’m going to give you a more detailed explanation about the purification process and more information about the local water company. Aruba has no other source of getting water other than the Caribbean Sea.…Continue readingFollow up: Fresh Drinking Water From The Sea

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miscellaneous Restaurants and Drinks

Fresh Drinking Water From The Sea

As mentioned in an earlier post about the rainfall in Aruba, this island is very dry. Rainfall is average 16.2 inches/44 centimeters per year. Being a volcanic island (meaning: this island came about an underwater volcanic eruption a long time ago) and also a coral island, there is no water source under the ground. A major…Continue readingFresh Drinking Water From The Sea

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beaches resorts and timeshares

Differences Between Palm Beach And Eagle Beach

Ever wondered what the differences are between Aruba two most iconic beaches? Please learn more.Continue readingDifferences Between Palm Beach And Eagle Beach

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beaches

Popular Baby Beach

Today I was down at the Baby Beach again. It was relatively calm for a Sunday. Generally it is one of the busiest day of the week, specially with locals. One thing is for sure: Baby Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Aruba. The people with me today didn’t want to get…Continue readingPopular Baby Beach

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idle Weather

Rainfall In Aruba

People assume many things before going on a vacation. Assumptions obviously aren’t correct most of the time. The biggest assumption about Aruba is that this island is a tropical island, of course, beaches, margaritas and palm trees. Tropical in my opinion also means rain. Would you believe it if I told you that Aruba might…Continue readingRainfall In Aruba

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beaches resorts and timeshares

All Aruba Beaches Are Public

Many times visitors ask me a very simple question regarding the beaches: are there private beaches on Aruba? The answer is: NO! The mainstream beaches on Aruba are Palm Beach and Eagle Beach, both located at the west side of the island. All major resorts are located at these beaches. Confusion arises because of the…Continue readingAll Aruba Beaches Are Public

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activities and shopping miscellaneous

Windsurfing Aruba: Hi-Winds 2007

Aruba is cooled by a very comfortable breeze, the trade winds, at an average speed of 32.2 km/h (20 mph). Wind gusts up to 56.3 km/h (35 mph) are also very common. Combine this with the perfect depth at Fisherman’s Huts beach/Hadicurari Beach you’ll get the ideal location for any event. Windsurf enthusiasts have recognized…Continue readingWindsurfing Aruba: Hi-Winds 2007

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resorts and timeshares

Inauguration Riu Aruba Palace

Riu Palace Spanish hotel chain Riu Hotels & Resorts purchased a prime piece of property on the Palm Beach strip on Aruba in 2006. The last resort that operated that property was Aruba Grand Hotel and way before that, Sheraton. Riu have since rebuild the existing tower and added two additional towers. Construction is on-going…Continue readingInauguration Riu Aruba Palace

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beaches resorts and timeshares

Watersports And Swimming On Eagle Beach

Recently officials announced the creation of new rules for motorboats (including jet ski’s and/or wave runners) at one of the most popular beaches of Aruba, Eagle Beach. These rules are supposed to increase the safety of people swimming and users of motorboats alike. The new rules include the creation of a buffer zone of 75…Continue readingWatersports And Swimming On Eagle Beach