Why You Should Choose Aruba for Your Next Royal Holiday Vacation
If you’re thinking about where to head for your next Royal Holiday vacation, the answer may be right under your nose. Are you looking for a destination that’s warm, tropical, and sunny? Are you interested in a place with great local cuisine, famously beautiful beaches, and cultural landmarks to spare? What about natural beauty? Would it surprise you to find out that the island of Aruba is all of the above, plus more? It shouldn’t, Aruba is one of the most thrilling and visually gorgeous destinations in the Caribbean. With its cool nights and warm days, you’ll fall in love with Aruba’s golden sands and perfect climate in no time. Not won over just yet? Here are a few more reasons to visit:
It Has a Rich, Fascinating History
Aruba’s national trademark is “one happy island.” It’s not only a happy place, it’s also a spot in the Caribbean that’s teeming with history and visual splendor. At Royal Holiday’s Paradise Beach Villas, located in Aruba’s capital Oranjestad, you can see the influence of all the different cultures that have lived there through the years. Walk down some of the main thoroughfares and the Dutch and Spanish influence will be present in the fascinating architecture of many of the buildings, pure white with bright splashes of color. You’ll feel like you’re walking in a pastel paradise made of quaint gingerbread houses. Visit Fort Zoutman to learn about Aruba’s rich culture at the Aruba Historical Museum.
Its Beaches are Unrivalled
From the crystal clear waters of Malmok Beach and Arashi Beach to the white sands of Eagle Rock Beach and Palm Beach, you’ll find just about everything you’re looking for. If you’re interested in snorkeling and deep diving to get a close look at tropical fish, you’ll find the calm, clear waters of Aruba’s beaches perfect for navigation. If you’re looking to rent a boat and sail, you’ll find the sea temperate and calm. If you simply want to sun out on the sands, the gentle shores of Baby Beach will provide you with the perfect opportunity.
Wreck Diving is a Unique Thrill
Professional divers and archaeologists adore Aruba for its unique wreck sites, traveling from all across the world to get a glimpse of a rare sunken ship. The Plonco Reef and Mas Bango Reef both provide a perfect opportunity for first-time divers and tourists who want dive in and get a close look at these artifacts. Even if wreck diving doesn’t interest you, being able to swim among the fishes at the deepest levels of the ocean is a thrill unlike any other.
Carnival Provides a Perfect Winter Escape
In January and February, the island of Aruba puts on its finest colors and engages in its yearly Carnival celebration, the show involves performance, bright costumes, and an all-around celebration of life similar to Mardi Gras or the Chinese New Year. Tourists won’t want to miss this month-long cavalcade of parades and shows, and they certainly won’t want to miss the dramatic, symbolic burning of the King Momo figure who represents the spirit of the carnival itself. If you opt for Mexico instead TripAdvisor has highly rated Royal Holiday’s Grand Park Royal in Cozumel. Of course there are thousands of different destinations that you can choose from all over the world. It’s just important to pick the one that is for you.