Aruba
The perfect 5 days itinerary

Aruba, a tiny Dutch Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela, is known for its dry, sunny weather, blond beaches and gentle surf. Constant trade winds bring cool breezes and cause the divi-divi trees to slope southwesterly. Turquoise seas encircle the island, dotted with pastel, Dutch colonial buildings in the bustling capital of Oranjestad. Let's dive into the itinerary for your 5-day trip to this tropical paradise.

What to do in Aruba?

This 5 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Aruba. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Welcome to Aruba

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the capital city, Oranjestad. Explore the Dutch colonial architecture and vibrant local markets.

Afternoon

Head to Eagle Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Enjoy the white sand and clear turquoise waters.

Evening

Enjoy a traditional Aruban meal at a local restaurant. Try the Keshi Yena, a local favorite.


Day 2: Explore the Natural Beauty

Morning

Visit the Arikok National Park, home to unique flora and fauna, and explore the caves with ancient drawings.

Afternoon

Head to the Natural Pool, a hidden swimming hole surrounded by volcanic rocks. Enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters.

Evening

Relax at your hotel or explore the local nightlife.


Day 3: Underwater Adventure

Morning

Take a snorkeling trip to the Antilla Shipwreck, one of the largest shipwrecks in the Caribbean.

Afternoon

Visit the Butterfly Farm and marvel at the variety of beautiful butterflies.

Evening

Enjoy a sunset cruise and dinner on the water.


Day 4: A Day of Leisure

Morning

Spend the day at Palm Beach, known for its calm waters and water sports activities.

Afternoon

Try your hand at windsurfing or paddleboarding, or simply relax on the beach.

Evening

Enjoy a beachside barbecue under the stars.


Day 5: Farewell Aruba

Morning

Visit the California Lighthouse for panoramic views of the island.

Afternoon

Spend your last hours shopping for souvenirs in Oranjestad.

Evening

Enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant, reflecting on your wonderful trip to Aruba.


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