Aruba Journals

Two Relaxing Weeks in Aruba

A July 2005 trip to Aruba by Travelingon

Divi Dutch Village Resort Photo, Oranjestad, Aruba More Photos
Quote: We had a very relaxing and enjoyable two weeks in Aruba!

Divi Dutch Village Resort

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Hotel | "Divi Dutch Village"

Divi Dutch Village Resort Photo, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Best Things Nearby:Bus stop in front of resort. $2.00 round-trip to go downtown, where there are stores, open-air vendors' stalls, restaurants, and a cinema with current films. Hong King Supermarket across the street. Good selection of food and liquor with reasonable prices. Bring your own reading materials. Magazines and books are very expensive. Alhambra Casino and Shopping Bazaar has a few gift shops, Dunkin' Donuts and a Subway. Best Things About the Resort:Beach with shady huts and boardwalk – always a breeze. Friendliness of all staff. Location is great. Beach and swimming pools on site. Bus stop in front of resort. Supermarket acros...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 19, 2005

Divi Dutch Village Resort
J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 93
Oranjestad, Aruba
011(297) 583 5000

Baby Beach

Attraction | "Snorkeling at Baby Beach"

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We rented a car and drove to Baby Beach on the southeast tip of the island. The water was crystal clear, and the sand was so soft! It’s a large bay with water 2 to 6 feet deep, depending how far you go. There is an opening to go out to the open water, but the surf seemed much rougher, so we didn’t venture out, since we’re novices at snorkeling. We saw many colorful fish in the bay - it was great! There is a snack bar. Restrooms are available for 50 cents. There is very little shade. You can rent a cabana, two lounge chairs, and a float for $30.00. We visited on a Sunday, and there were many families there, but it didn’t seem overly crowded. I highly recommend this beach for swimming, ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on July 19, 2005

Baby Beach

Oranjestad, Aruba