Dutch Caribbean Island Paradise on the ABC Islands – Aruba

Aruba is , Aruba is the smallest , most popular island and most Western island of the Dutch Antilles Caribbean. 15 miles north of the coast of Venezuela, and is one of the four constituent countries that form the Kingdom of the Netherlands, together with the Netherlands, Curacaos, and Saint Marten. The island is an autonomous dependency of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

The economy is well-developed and tourist facilities are widely available. Known locally as the ABC’s . Discovered by Christopher Columbus‘ fleet in 1493. The Dutch first acquired Aruba, after Spain relinquished the islands in 1636. After the usual Caribbean exchange of colonial ownership, Aruba was placed under Dutch jurisdiction and remained Dutch from 1816 until the current era.

The weather in Aruba is one of its main attractions. The island enjoys year round sunshine, a tropical but not extreme heat. Most visitors stay either in the capital, Oranjestad, or just to the north in one of the many resort complexes on Eagle and Palm beaches (The most popular of Aruba beaches). Aruba’s boasted with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The crystal clear, calm waters offer visibility of up to one hundred meters, providing the perfect conditions for some of the best. Aruba has one of the highest rates of repeat visitors anywhere in the Caribbean.dutch-caribbean-island-paradise-on-the-abc-islands-aruba-2

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