If you’ve ever dreamed of taking your family to a tropical paradise full of pristine beaches and kid-friendly attractions, you’ve come to the right place! You can find the perfect escape for the entire family on the picturesque Caribbean Island of Aruba. Our island paradise may be best known for our beaches, but there are dozens of things to do in Aruba with kids to keep everyone entertained. From snorkeling in crystal clear bays to interacting with friendly donkeys, hiking through rugged national parks, and kid-friendly waterparks, there is something for everyone! Choose Blue Aruba Rentals to host your family vacation and easily access these five family-friendly activities on the island.
1. Discover Aruba Animal Attractions
Animal lovers will be in paradise in Aruba! Tour the Aruba Ostrich Farm and learn all about the largest bird on Earth or see rescued exotic animals at Philip’s Animal Garden. We also offer a Butterfly Farm where your family can see hundreds of butterflies while walking through lush tropical rainforests. Finally, the Donkey Sanctuary provides a unique experience where you can hug a friendly donkey and fall in love with these charming animals.
2. Spend Time at the Beautiful Beaches
When you stay with Blue Aruba Rentals, you will have direct access to one of the best beaches in Aruba, Eagle Beach. The calm water of the beach offers an excellent spot for swimming and watersports for all ages. We also recommend making the drive to Baby Beach, which is considered the best beach for kids in Aruba.
3. Explore Arikok National Park
Arikok National Park makes up around 20% of Aruba and offers an excellent destination for families to embark on outdoor adventures. There are dozens of hiking trails where you can admire the flora and fauna of the island. There are also spectacular caves to explore, a natural swimming pool, historic sites, and picturesque beaches.
4. Visit Family-Friendly Aruba Museums
If you are looking for a place where the family can learn about the history and culture of Aruba, pay a visit to The Archaeological Museum of Aruba. See exhibits highlighting more than 5,000 years of Amerindian culture through artifacts like pottery, stone, and glass. You can also visit the
Aruba Aloe Museum to learn about the importance of this healing plant on the island.
5. Have Fun on De Palm Island
You can access De Palm Island with a five-minute ferry ride from the mainland. The island is an all-inclusive destination for family fun with waterparks, snorkel gear, banana boat rides, and unlimited food and beverages. They also offer additional underwater activities such as SNUBA, a cross between snorkeling and scuba diving.
Family-Friendly Aruba Condo Rentals
Experience our favorite things to do in Aruba with kids for yourself with Blue Aruba Rentals. We offer three condo complexes, Blue, Azure Beach, and Oceania Residences, in addition to our newest property, The Harbour House. Discover all the amenities available at each resort to help narrow down which condo is right for your family. Whether you want access to the beach, restaurants, local spas, or fitness centers, we have you covered at Blue Aruba Rentals!