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"One Happy Island." This, the official motto of Aruba, is plastered on each taxi's license plate. Surely Arubans are happy to see cruisers: Aruba's economy is fueled by tourists' dollars, and much of ...
r_ashley_2015
07/15
I love Aruba! The downtown area was very nice and I felt 100% safe. The beaches are beautiful, with the ... Read more
JAG500
06/15
i had a stinking cold so did very little here. other people said it was a nice island. i wouldn't even writ a ... Read more
RUwMe
05/15
You can't go wrong in Aruba. The beaches are fantastic. The people are very friendly, and getting around is ... Read more
Lanette Mortensen
05/15
We took a taxi around town and to the beach for much cheaper than on an excursion. He took us to the rock ... Read more
ivygirl210
05/15
We walked off the ship. Felt very scary. Filthy, smelt like sewage. We probably should have arranged for a ... Read more
Buffy L C
05/15
Been here many times, so we stayed on board. This is a great place if you like water sports. Water is clean ... Read more
woodturner529
05/15
Have been to Aruba several times and enjoy the island. A trip to the caves is worth doing. Doing the ... Read more
Noto
05/15
We got day passes at the Occidental for $77pp from this website: ... Read more
BCCruiseLover64
05/15
Did this cruise intineary for Aruba port and was disappointed. Very expensive and non islandish. View ... Read more
gibsonsgolfer
05/15
We simply walked about the town on our own and did some shopping and exploring. It is a nice town though none ... Read more
singsong01
05/15
When we got off the ship there were people there offering to do tours. We got on the "Happy Bus" ... Read more
buddylucky
05/15
Visited Eagle Beach by bus, with access at Amsterdam Inn. Very scenic tour, seeing lovely homes and scenery. ... Read more
immy619
04/15
Rent a car. The island is maybe 20 minutes north or south from the pier and only one road takes you from the ... Read more
sgjanice
04/15
Always loved Aruba and have been here a few times on vacation. We got a day pass at the Occidental for $75 a ... Read more
austin ted
04/15
rented a car to drive around this largely desert island. Not particularly scenic. Read more
cheekychachi
04/15
Take the bus 20 minutes up the island to a less crowded beach. It's $2 per person each way. Great value and ... Read more
mimijes
04/15
We went to Eagle Beach, a short taxi ride from the port. Beautiful beach, not crowded. We spent a couple of ... Read more
firegal2539
04/15
I think Aruba was the most beautiful of the islands we visited. The people were friendly and many shops and ... Read more
gcgold
04/15
Went to a beach and strolled along. Unfortunately it started to rain so we had to take shelter in a bar ! ... Read more
JanJefferies
04/15
We decided to buy some jewellery which took over an hour but quite an enjoyable experience. Had some lunch ... Read more
stARcruiser8816
04/15
Instead of taking a ship tour (which I try to avoid), I took an ABC Jeep tour of the island, which was ... Read more
CARMEN KANE
04/15
My wife and I had been here before and had done one of the excursions to Palm island and enjoyed it.When we ... Read more
LeesSummitCruiser1
04/15
In Aruba we hired a local taxi to take us to Palm Beach. We hung out there for 4 or 5 hours then had lunch ... Read more
mr_guns
04/15
Aruba is one of my favorite places in the Caribbean. We decided to just walk around instead of taking a tour. ... Read more
sgiann13
04/15
Took the public bus for $2.30pp to Palm Beach. We rented 2 chairs and an umbrella for the day for $25.00. ... Read more

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