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The culture of the island has been created by a vast array of influences including Dutch traders, pirates, Indians and slaves, and this melting pot is reflected in nearby Bonaire and Curacao. Although these islands are in the east Caribbean, they feel very different, with a strong Spanish feel combined with Dutch and African.
Aruba is hugely popular with many thousands of tourists who fly over each year for winter beach holidays. Winter is the time to travel for gorgeous weather.
Shopping is excellent on the island and very popular with designer fans on cruises. Other attractions include Arikok National Park, historical gold mines, California Lighthouse, Santa Cruz and Bubali Bird Sanctuary. Sports and outdoor activities are very popular such as golf and hiking, along with water sports like diving, snorkelling and sailing. The Carnival in January is also a huge tourist draw, so it's worth booking your accommodation beforehand.
Aruba also has miles of incredible beaches and is very popular for package holidays. Its main town of Oranjestad is compact and pretty.
In terms of car hire in Aruba, you can either organise an airport car hire pick up at Reina Beatrix Airport (AUA) or arrange Aruba car hire in the town itself.
Above all though, Aruba is a perfect place for doing very little and its great charm lies in its incredible hospitality and cordial atmosphere. For many, this is a paradise they return to year after year.
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Rent a car in Aruba and your Caribbean dreams can become a reality...
Whether you want to find an isolated beach or to shop with the locals, renting a car means you can go where you want, when you want. Public transport in Aruba is good, but that wonderful laidback vibe that permeates the Caribbean means that bus timetables might as well be written in the sand. Hop in your own car and you don’t need to worry about a thing.
Car hire is ideal for venturing further afield and seeing the uncrowded beaches at Aruba's further ends. It's also good for exploring Arikok National Park, a wildlife reserve, which is full of abandoned gold mines, cacti and aloe vera plants. The park covers a vast area on the south-eastern shoreline of Aruba. It’s here that visitors flock to see the amazing spectacle that is Aruba Natural Pool. Ancient cave drawings can also be viewed here, while adventurous types will fancy scrambling to the peak of Arikok Hill, from which the island can be seen in all its rugged glory.
Diving is very popular around the pristine shores of Aruba. There are plenty of diving schools dotted around the island if you fancy a tour under the waves. Alternatively, keep your swimming and snorkelling gear in the car when you venture out and you need never miss a chance to take a peek at life under the sea.
The capital of Oranjestad has much to offer to holidaymakers. Aruba is a small island and it takes no longer than half an hour to reach the capital from any of the coastal resorts. Park up and amble around the historic streets and public squares, where the vivid hues of the Caribbean have been splashed beautifully across the cityscape. You’ll have plenty of time to figure out why the island of Aruba is so uniquely Caribbean, so charmingly different and so very popular with sun-seeking holidaymakers.