Top 5 MUST DO’s in Aruba

Aruba‘s white sand beaches, turquoise water, friendly people, and romantic atmosphere are just a few reasons why it is the ideal Caribbean vacation. The Aruba Tourism Board offers a variety of vacation spots, tips, deals, and more. Find out the Top 5 things to do in Aruba and discover everything that makes it #OneHappyIsland.


1. Stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba

Ritz-Carlton Aruba

The Ritz-Carlton Aruba is one of the newest luxury hotels on the island’s spectacular Palm Beach. It’s exclusive location, breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea from your own personal balcony, and remarkable offerings of dining, wellness, and recreation are some of the many reasons why this resort will be your most memorable vacation experience yet.

2. Visit Eagle Beach

Eagle Beach

Eagle Beach is the widest and most beautiful beach in Aruba. Famous for it’s soft white sands and sparkling Caribbean water, Eagle Beach boasts ample amounts of parking, shaded picnic areas, huts and cabanas, and various motorized water sports for the adventurous beach-goers out there.

3. When in Aruba, you must Scuba


The south coast of Aruba is known as the wreck-diving capital of the Caribbean with over twenty dive sites and eleven diver-friendly wrecks like planes, boats, cargo ships, and historic vessels. Expert dive instructors offer lessons on basic to advanced levels of diving. Explore the beautiful coral reefs under the sea or snorkel and interact with the exotic fish of Aruba.

4. Dine at The Old Man and The Sea

The Old Man & The Sea

The Old Man and The Sea is a romantic restaurant with a traditional and innovating international menu. This exclusive hideaway in the Caribbean overlooks the bay and is perfect for a special dinner for two. The intimately lit tables and comfortable cushioned lounges combined with divine island cuisine and views of the sunset or starry sky truly capture the essence of Aruba.

5. Shop at the Renaissance Marketplace

Renaissance Marketplace

The Renaissance Marketplace is an open air shopping mall that offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants, entertainment, and nightlife lounges and bars. Shop for clothing, jewelry and souvenirs, feast on fast-food or gourmet dining options, see a movie at the Cinemas Aruba, gamble at the Seaport Casino, or listen to live entertainment at the Renaissance Convention Center. The amenities are truly endless.