|1 Nov 2017||Barcelo Aruba||Palm Beach||9 nights|
Palm Beach is a coastal area on the northwestern end of the island of Aruba. Renowned for its idyllic stretch of palm-lined, white sand beach, the area attracts countless visitors who flock here to enjoy the luxury beachfront hotels, upmarket restaurants, vibrant beach bars, and colourful casinos.Those seeking retail therapy will find a number of large-scale shopping malls offering a range of high-end stores as well as movie theatres, water fountain shows, bowling alleys and spa facilities.
Alternatively, visitors can head to the beach where there are numerous water sports and leisure activities on offer. These include, among others: windsurfing, kite-surfing, swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, paddle boarding, scuba diving, and even taking a tour on a mini-submarine to witness the area’s remarkable array of exotic marine life.
This exquisite island in the Dutch Caribbean is known for its pristine beaches lapped by crystal clear waters and dotted with luxurious resorts. The island’s landscape is characterised by rocky deserts, secluded coves, and spectacular blue vistas. Visitors wishing to explore this unique and remarkably scenic environment can head to the Arikok National Park with its trademark twisted divi-divi trees, clusters of cacti, and its intriguing, abandoned gold mines. Standing in strong contrast to this wild natural wilderness, the island’s capital Oranjestad is replete with world-class hotels, restaurants and bars as well as endless shops offering anything and everything from local crafts to Delft pottery. With its magnificent powder sand beaches, cooling trade winds and its fabulously friendly locals, it is no wonder that so many visitors return to this extraordinary island year after year.