Aruba Animal Activities: Philips Animal Garden, Butterfly Farm, & More!

Aruba animal experiences include Philips Animal Garden and Donkey Sanctuary shown in photo

Aruba isn’t just a paradise for beach lovers; our Caribbean Island is also a paradise for animal lovers! During your island exploration with Blue Aruba Rentals, you will be met with a wealth of local wildlife, from lizards to mountain goats. Aruba is also home to several animal sanctuaries where you get an up-close look at regional and wildlife from all over the world. From rescued exotic animals at Philips Animal Garden to insects from around the world at the Butterfly Farm, there is an animal experience for everyone!

Philip’s Animal Garden

Philip’s Animal Garden is a non-profit organization committed to rescuing and rehabilitating exotic animals around the region. See over 50 exotic animals, including jaguarundi, kangaroos, donkeys, goats, snakes, and many bird species. Join Around Aruba for a fantastic guided tour of the garden. 

Butterfly Farm

Visit the Butterfly Farm and witness hundreds of free-flying exotic butterflies from around the world. Imagine walking through a tropical rainforest setting amidst flowers, trees, ponds, and colorful butterflies flying around you. Your admission includes a guided tour of the farms, where you will learn about the life cycle of butterflies.

Aruba Ostrich Farm

Explore the Aruba Ostrich Farm with a knowledgeable tour guide. Get acquainted with over 80 ostriches and emus as you learn about mating, rearing, feeding habits, defense mechanisms, and more. After your tour, we encourage you to pick out a souvenir from the art shop or a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant

Donkey Sanctuary Aruba

Donkey Sanctuary Aruba cares for over 130 abandoned or neglected donkeys, providing a safe haven for these unique animals. Get ready to make new friends at the sanctuary with these friendly donkeys that love pets and snacks (bring carrots and apples!) 

Donate to the Aruban Donkey Program and help support the sanctuary! Your donation includes a 15-30 minute hug and cuddles with the donkeys; who could say no to that?

Bubali Bird Sanctuary 

The Bubali Bird Sanctuary offers a fantastic setting for birdwatching in nature! Climb the observation tower to look for migratory birds like herons, egrets, gulls, skimmers, coots, and ducks.  

An Aruba Getaway for Animal Lovers

After meeting the wildlife at Philip’s Animal Garden, Donkey Sanctuary, and Ostrich Farm, return to your vacation home with Blue Aruba Rentals. We offer 230 condos in Blue, Azure Beach, and Oceania Residences complexes. We also offer Harbour House properties overlooking the beautiful Oranjestad Marina. Discover our specials and email us at for more information!

Spend Memorial Day in Aruba: Soul Beach Music Festival & Hi-Winds

Photo of events, Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival and Hi Winds

Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, and there’s no better place to kick off the season than the World’s Happiest Island! Every Memorial Day weekend, Aruba is the place for fun in the sun with music festivals, beach parties, cookouts, and kitesurfing competitions. Choose Blue Aruba Rentals to host your island getaway and stay within walking distance of the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival!

Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival

The 2023 Soul Beach Music Festival returns May 24th-29th, offering five days of live music, beach parties, comedy shows, and pool parties! Stay with Blue Aruba Rentals in our Harbour House property and walk to the festival down the road. Voted as one of the “Top Five Caribbean Celebrations by USA TODAY,” this event is not to be missed!

Schedule of Events

The Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival kicks off on Wednesday, the 24th, with live music, beach parties, comedy shows, and more!

  • Live Radio Remote Broadcasts
  • Day Parties at Palm Beach
  • Comedy concerts with hilarious comedians like Tiffany Haddish and Deon Cole
  • Main stage concerts with famous musicians like The Roots, Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, and Lucky Daye
  • Nightclub Parties
  • Memorial Day “Cool Down” BBQ

Aruba Hi-Winds

Aruba Hi-Winds returns for the 35th year from May 17th through the 22nd for five days of kitesurfing, windsurfing, and biking. This is the largest watersport event of its kind in the Caribbean, attracting surfers from around the world!

Schedule of Events

The Aruba Hi-Winds begins on Wednesday the 24th at Fisherman’s Hut. You can expect all sorts of competitions and activities, such as: 

  • Long-distance races for windsurfing, kitesurfing, and wingfoil
  • Kids races
  • Big air kitesurfing 
  • Mountain bike races
  • Windsurfing, kitesurfing, and wingfoil slaloms
  • Sailboat races
  • Live entertainment
  • Prize ceremony

Aruba Luxury Vacation Rentals 

Start planning your Memorial Day weekend getaway, and join us for the Aruba Soul Beach Music Festival and Hi-Winds! Blue Aruba Rentals offers the perfect lodging overlooking beautiful Eagle Beach or Oranjestad Marina, just a short distance away from these popular events. Our Harbour House properties range from studio to three-bedroom options to host groups of all sizes. If Harbour House doesn’t meet your needs, browse our condos at Blue, Azure Beach, and Oceania Residences

Looking Beneath the Ripples: Aruba Snorkeling Guide

View of a person enjoying Aruba snorkeling with a sea turtle

With crystal-clear water and abundant sea life, Aruba snorkeling is sure to be one of your favorite excursions during your time on the island. Bring your snorkeling gear and discover our underwater world on your own time or sign up for a guided tour and let local experts take you to the best snorkeling spots. From shipwrecks to tropical fish and coral reefs, there is no limit to what you can see in our underwater paradise. 

Choose Blue Aruba Rentals to host your Caribbean getaway and access the island’s most beautiful beaches near your rental property!

Where to Go Snorkeling On Your Own in Aruba

Grab your snorkeling gear and visit our Aruba beaches to discover an underwater world of reefs, wrecks, and tropical fish.

  • Malmok Beach: The shallow and clear waters here are the perfect places to begin your snorkeling adventure. Common fish found here include sergeant majors and butterfly fish!
  • Boca Catalina: Although most popularly accessed by boat tours, you can also snorkel here on your own. Catalina Cove is located nearby and is one of the best spots to witness sea turtles while snorkeling.
  • Mangel Halto: This snorkeling beach is recommended for snorkelers with experience since the water can get a bit rough here. Snorkel in the reef to see octopi, morays, stingrays, yellowtail snappers, and barracuda.
  • Arashi Beach: This beach is ideal for beginners due to its shallow water and sandy bottoms. Here you will find a reef abundant with coral and tropical fish.
  • Tres Trapi: Known as one of the most unique snorkeling spots in the Caribbean, Tres Trapi is an excellent spot to witness sea stars!

Aruba Snorkeling Tours

Some of the best snorkeling spots in Aruba, like the Antilla Shipwreck, are best accessed by a local tour guide. Sign up for an Aruba snorkeling tour with one of these outfitters:

De Palm Tours

De Palm Tours has been providing exceptional snorkeling tours for over 60 years! Access three snorkel spots on a spacious catamaran, including Antilla Shipwreck, Boca Catalina, and Arashi Reef. The Antilla is the largest shipwreck dive in the Caribbean and is home to abundant coral, tropical fish, tube sponges, and anemones.

Jolly Pirates

If you want a family-friendly adventure, join the Afternoon Snorkeling Tour with Jolly Pirates. Step aboard the pirate schooner and let the crew take you to Catalina Bay and Antilla Shipwreck. Look for reef formations, starfish, sea turtles, tropical fish, coral, and sponges.

Octopus Aruba

Octopus Aruba takes small groups to the best snorkeling on the island with the Catamaran Afternoon Lunch & Snorkeling experience. They also offer power snorkeling using underwater scooters, which allow you to experience the thrill of diving with the simplicity of snorkeling. All you have to do is push the button of your battery-operated scooter and let it propel you through the reef.

Aruba Vacation Rentals on Eagle Beach

After discovering the magic of Aruba snorkeling, return to your property with Blue Aruba Rentals. Enjoy all of our amenities, like beaches, pools, spas, restaurants, and fitness rooms. Discover the properties in our oceanfront condos: Harbour House, Oceania, Blue, and Azure Beach Residences. Book your getaway to our Caribbean paradise today!

Explore the Island: Aruba Horseback Riding Tours

Photo of people horseback riding in Aruba at the beach

There are many ways to explore the magic of Aruba, from fast-pasted ATV adventures to relaxing horseback riding excursions. Horseback riding in Aruba is one of our favorite ways to explore the island. Several ranches offer trips to natural wonders like National Park Arikok, Sand Dunes, and Natural Pools. And the best part? You don’t need any prior experience; our horses are well-trained for beginners who want to see the island from a new perspective.

Blue Aruba Rentals offers the ideal base camp for your travels, with our condos located near beautiful Eagle Beach. Read on to learn more about horseback riding options on the island and embark on an adventure of a lifetime!

The Gold Mine Ranch Aruba

The Gold Mine Ranch offers regular and private rides for all ages and experience levels. 

Rancho La Ponderosa

Discover Wariruri Beach with a smaller group with additional instruction for riders. Explore the unspoiled beauty of the North Coast with a two-hour morning or afternoon excursion. Or sign up for one of their private tours for an exclusive experience.

Rancho Loco

Experience horseback riding in Aruba at Rancho Loco in Santa Cruz. They offer public and private Natural Pool Tours that take you to Moro Beach and the Natural Pool. Once you reach the pool, you will stop to enjoy a refreshing swim. They also offer a sunset tour to Arikok Park, where you can witness a picturesque panoramic sunset from the hilltop.  

Rancho Notorious 

Rancho Notorious offers several tour options designed for small groups that take you places other tour operators do not provide. Their countryside tour is excellent for kids, with exciting animal sightings like donkeys and parakeets. They also offer trips where you can visit the famous Alto Vista Chapel, Urirama Cove, and the California Lighthouse

Aruba Vacation Rentals near Eagle Beach

After horseback riding in Aruba, return to your luxury vacation condo with Blue Aruba Rentals. We offer three condo complexes, including Blue Residences, Azure Beach Residences, and Oceania Residences, in addition to Harbour House. Take advantage of amenities like pools, fitness rooms, spas, beach tennis, and award-winning restaurants. Plan your vacation to our beautiful Caribbean island today!

Aruba Nightlife: Things to Do in Aruba at Night

DJ playing music at a club, a popular Aruba nightlife activity

When the sun sets over Aruba’s dazzling white sand beaches, the fun has just begun! The Aruba nightlife scene offers some of the best experiences in the Caribbean, from exciting casinos to beachfront bars and comedy clubs. Whether you are looking for a trendy club to dance the night away or a laidback bar for happy hour cocktails, our nightlife scene has something for everyone! No matter how you want to spend your time on our Happy Island, Blue Aruba Rentals offers vacation rentals just minutes from these happening nightlife spots:

Visit Our Bars, Nightclubs, & Lounges

Bugaloe Beach Bar

Bugaloe is a beautiful spot to enjoy happy hour and live music on the island. Listen to Aruba’s best musicians while overlooking the white sands of Palm Beach. 

Gusto Night Club Aruba

If you are looking for a true nightclub experience on the island, Gusto is the place for you! They provide three dancing areas featuring music from the hottest DJs on the island in addition to daily happy hour, craft cocktails, and a fabulous ambiance. 

The Office Club

This Aruba nightclub is the place to go if you are looking for live entertainment, a great atmosphere, and handcrafted cocktails. Join the party at their location in Palm Beach!

The Sopranos Piano Bar

The Sopranos Piano Bar offers an informal, open-air nightclub scene for visitors looking for a laidback club experience. Listen to live music from talented pianists from around the world as you sip on cocktails, martinis, or wine from the bar.

The Beach Bar

The Beach Bar is a laid-back place to enjoy evening cocktails with an ocean view. They are known for having the longest daily happy hour on the island, from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 

Other Things to Do in Aruba at Night

Try Your Luck ar Aruba Casinos

Aruba offers an impressive twelve casinos on the island and is often referred to as the “Las Vegas of the Caribbean.” Try your luck and play your favorite casino games all night long on the island! 

Laugh the Night Away at a Comedy Club

Aruba Ray’s comedy club offers a unique way to end any day in Aruba. Laugh the night away with hilarious comedians!

Find the Best Parties on a Tour Bus

Let a local guide take you to the best parties on the island on a one-of-a-kind bus with Kukoo Kunuku!

Experience the Sinatra Dinner Show

Aruba Sinatra offers a unique dining experience on the island, where you will enjoy delicious local cuisine while being serenaded by classic tunes from Sinatra and other leading artists.

Access Aruba Nightlife near Your Vacation Rental

Stay with Blue Aruba Rentals during your Caribbean getaway and choose from our condo complexes across from Eagle Beach. Our Harbour House, Blue, Azure, and Oceania Residences put you minutes away from many of these Aruba nightlife spots! 

The Top Aruba ATV Tours

Photo of Aruba ATV tours driving through beautiful landscape

Aruba is an island full of hidden treasures, encouraging you to get off the beaten path and explore the natural beauty of the Caribbean. One of the best ways to discover everything our island has to offer is with one of our fantastic Aruba ATV tours. Ride past rugged shorelines, volcanic rocks, secret beaches, historic landmarks, and rolling desserts with an experienced local guide. No matter what piques your interest, Blue Aruba Rentals offers the perfect basecamp for activities on the island. Read on to learn more about what is included with your ATV trip with these local tour operators:

The Top 3 Aruba ATV Tours

1. Aruba ATV Tour with Kini Kini

Enjoy an exhilarating ride as you explore the natural wonders of Aruba. Kini Kini ATV Tour is a 5-star rated tour that allows you to hit the roads of Aruba in an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV). You could opt for the single or double ATV half-day adventure. The top sites you’ll see include the Baby Natural Bridge, Bushiribana Ruins, and the Cave Natural Pool. There are different tour ticket options; you could book a private tour public or gift the experience to a friend. 

It’s something you’d not want to miss. Don’t forget that you need a valid driver’s license for this tour experience.

2. Around Aruba ATV Tour

The highlight of the Around Aruba ATV tour is Phillip’s Animal Garden, the largest exotic animal sanctuary. The tour also stops at sites like Natural Bridge, Three Bridges, Shark Bay, Wariruri Beach, and many more. Around Aruba also offers free pickup and drop off and essentials for your journey, like bandanas, water bottles, helmets, and a knowledgeable tour guide. Create an exciting memory for your vacation in Aruba by booking ahead now. 

3. De Palm Tours

De Palm Tours has been providing island excursions for over 60 years! Witness the wild beauty of Aruba with an off-road UTV tour, and your expert guide will take you to hidden gems like Blackstone Beach. Or embark on their full-day adventure and combine your off-roading with experiences like glass-blowing demonstrations and snorkeling at De Palm Island! 

Luxury Vacation Rentals in Aruba

Unwind on Aruba’s beaches and have the time of your life exploring Aruba with one of the top Aruba ATV tours. Choose a luxury condo vacation for your getaway with Blue Aruba Rentals. Whether you stay in Harbour House, Azure Beach, Blue, or Oceania condo residences, you will find luxury amenities that’ll make your stay worthwhile. We also have lots of excellent deals for you. Check availability online and book your Aruba getaway today!

Your Guide to Aruba Fishing Charters and Tournaments

Photo of billfish; one of the most popular catches during your Aruba fishing charters

Aruba is one of the most picturesque islands in the Caribbean, renowned for its beautiful white sand beaches. Beyond the beaches, anglers will find a fishing paradise in our turquoise waters. Embark on one of our exciting Aruba fishing charters, or plan your getaway around our annual fishing tournament. Hook some of the world’s most sought-after fish like sharks, billfish, sailfish, barracuda, kingfish, and Mahi-Mahi. 

Stay near the most beautiful beaches on the island when choosing Blue Aruba Rentals to host your getaway, and continue reading to learn about our local fishing scene. Our waters are abundant with big sea fish year-round, so there is never a wrong time to plan your Aruba fishing trip!

Embark on Aruba Fishing Charters

One of the best ways to fish on the island is with Aruba fishing charters. These charters include everything you need for a day on the water, including a local guide, bait, tackle, and fishing equipment. Whether you are looking to experience fly-fishing or are looking for record-breaking big-game fishing, there is an Aruba fishing charter for everyone:

  • Ola Sport Fishing Aruba: Join Ola on a deep-sea charter boat for half or a whole day with a crew that specializes in big game fishing.
  • Fly & Spin Fishing Aruba: Embark on a fly-fishing trip if you want to fish for baby tarpon, snook, and bonefish. The spin fishing trip targets barracuda, amberjack, and snook.
  • Driftwood Charters: With 25 years in the business, Driftwood offers excellent deep-sea fishing charters ranging from four to eight hours. They will even prepare your catch after a day on the water at their Driftwood Seafood Restaurant.
  • Teaser Charters: Join Teaser at the Oranjestad Marina for thrilling nearshore and offshore fishing trips.

Fishing on Your Own in Aruba

You don’t have to sign up for a fishing charter to find excellent fishing spots on Aruba. 

Make sure to travel with all necessary equipment since rentals are unavailable on the island. From beautiful beaches to marinas and lagoons, here are a few places to fish on your own:

Aruba Fishing Tournaments

The Presidential Challenge Aruba Cup is an annual bill fishing tournament at Varadero Marina. The fishing tournament coincides with marlin season to guarantee the fish will be biting. See if you can achieve the coveted “Grand Slam,” where you catch all three billfish species in one day! If you want to learn more about this event, please contact coordinator Joan Vernon at for more information!

Aruba Beachfront Vacation Rentals

We invite all anglers to join us for an epic fishing adventure in the Caribbean! Whether you want to join one of our Aruba fishing charters or wish to fish from the shore, we offer a paradise for your getaway. At Blue Aruba Rentals, we provide stunning condos near the Oranjestad Marina, where most charters depart. Browse our Blue Residences, Azure Beach Residences, Oceania Residences, and Harbour House, and discover the property of your dreams with Blue Aruba!

Attend the Aruba Beach Tennis Tournament

There is always a unique event to attend on the beautiful Caribbean Island of Aruba. And this November, the annual Aruba beach tennis tournament will return to Bushiri Beach, welcoming thousands of spectators and competitors. But, before we cover what to expect at the event, you may be wondering what beach tennis is all about. Beach tennis combines elements of tennis, badminton, and beach volleyball to create a fun and easy-to-play sport. All you need to play are a few paddles, an inflated tennis ball, a volleyball net, and a sand court. Witness this unique sport in person and choose Blue Aruba Rentals to host your vacation, and you will be minutes away from Aruba’s top event. 

Aruba Beach Tennis Tournament

The Aruba Beach Tennis Tournament, also known as the Aruba Open, will occur on November 13th-20th of 2022. The event attracts hundreds of participants from 20 countries and thousands of spectators annually. Experience the most popular sporting event on Aruba as a spectator, or join in on the fun and register to play in one of the tournaments.

The tournament kicks off on Sunday, November 13th, at Bushiri Beach with the exhibition tournament. On the following days, the match starts at 9:00 am and lasts until the afternoon. Every night ends with live music or a DJ at the beach. View the full event schedule here.

Where to Play Beach Tennis in Aruba

After watching the pros at the Aruba beach tennis tournament, we encourage you to visit one of our beach tennis courts to play for yourself. 

Beach Tennis Aruba Club

The Beach Tennis Aruba Club has everything you need to try this unique sport for yourself! Visit the courts next to Double Down Sports Bar & Grill. Sign up for group lessons to get acquainted with the sport, then reserve your court for an afternoon of fun at the beach!

Beach Tennis Moomba

Visit the Moomba Beach Bar and enjoy a cocktail before heading to the beach tennis courts. There are two courts available for visitors with paddles and balls available to rent next door. 

Where to Stay in Aruba for the Tennis Tournament

Blue Aruba Rentals offers the ideal location for the Aruba tennis tournament. Our Harbour House Properties are just over a mile from the tennis tournament, putting you just minutes from the action! We have 50 Aruba condo rentals available in Harbour House, overlooking the beautiful Oranjestad Marina. Whether you are a couple looking for a one-bedroom sanctuary or a family condo needing more space, we have a property for everyone.

Family Fun: 5 Things to Do in Aruba with Kids

Photo of family at the beach experiencing the top things to do in Aruba with kids

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!

Explore Nature: Where to Go Hiking in Aruba

Photo of Arikok National Park: One of the top spots for hiking in Aruba

Most people visit Aruba to spend time at the beach. And don’t get us wrong, we love beach time as much as everyone else. But those who don’t leave the beach miss out on the island’s unique geological, cultural, and historical sites. Hiking in Aruba is one of the best ways to discover the island’s natural beauty, from the rugged coastline to the desert landscape dotted with Candelabra cacti. Visitors will be rewarded with dozens of scenic hikes in Arikok National Park, and adventurers can hike the famous steps up Hooiberg Mountain. Let our team at Blue Aruba Rentals introduce you to the best hikes on the island.

Arikok National Park

Arikok National Park makes up almost 20% of the island and includes most of the island’s flora and fauna. The park also has a significant geological variety, such as lava formations, limestone rocks, several bays, and a natural pool. Here are some of the most popular hikes in Arikok National Park:

  • Conchi Natural Pool: This unique natural pool is Aruba’s most famous natural attraction. The walk from the visitor center to the pools is around 3.5 miles.
  • Miralamar Trail: This trail offers fantastic views of the ocean in addition to a historical site. You will find an abandoned mine shaft along the path that showcases the history of Aruba’s gold rush.
  • Cunucu Arikok Hike: This is an excellent hike for families with flat paths, informative plaques, and plenty of local wildlife to spot along the way!
  • Cave Trails: The park has two wonderful caves to explore, including Guadirikiri Cave, extending about 100 feet. The Fontein Cave is where you can see island history with drawings from the Arawak Indians on the cave ceilings.

Hooiberg Mountain

Hooiberg Mountain is Aruba’s most famous mountain and a popular hike on the island. The cone-shaped mountain is located at the island’s center and rises over 500 feet. The main attraction is the stairs that can take visitors to the top of the hill. The panoramic views from the top of the summit are breathtaking, and on clear days you’ll even be able to see Venezuela. Keep an eye out for the resident goats, parakeets, and lizards on the way up. 

North Aruba Hiking

Since most of the hiking is done at Arikok National Park, the northern tip of the island offers a quiet respite for exploring nature away from crowds. The trails wind through dirt roads, rocky shorelines, sand dunes, cacti, and ocean views. You can also visit the California Lighthouse here, where you can see 360 views of the island and watch a beautiful sunset.

Stay at Our Aruba Luxury Condo Rentals

Hiking in Aruba is an excellent way to discover the unique diversity of our Caribbean Island. After your day of adventure, return to Blue Aruba Rentals and choose from one of our condo complexes across Eagle Beach. Browse our Blue Residences, Azure Beach Residences, Oceania Residences, and Harbour House to find the perfect beachfront condo for your Aruba vacation.