Aruba is a lovely island that is situated on the southern part of the Caribbean Sea. It is nestled between the beautiful Venezuela coast and Colombia peninsula. Aruba is famous for its pristine beaches and tropical climate. If you want to enjoy the sun, sand and sea it is best to avoid making discount hotel reservations between October and January when there are frequent rainfalls. Check out the latest deals in discount hotels online and book the one that suits your best.
The first Europeans to discover Aruba were Spanish explorers Alonso de Ojeda and Amerigo Vespucci during summer of 1499. Spain colonized Aruba for more than a century. Alonso was named as the first Governor of Spain in Aruba in 1508.
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Imagine listening to cool soul music while partying amidst the beautiful beach. This is the usual scene during the Soul Beach Music Festival which is held every May during the Memorial Day weekend. Experience the best beach parties and music concerts during this annual event. The main attraction in Aruba is the Natural Bridge, but there are other magnificent sights in the island that are worth checking out including the Gothic Chapel of Alto Vista, Aruba Butterfly Farm, Aruba Aloe Factory and Museum, and the Numismatic Museum of Aruba.
Enjoy the freedom in exploring Aruba by renting a car and it is quite affordable too. Those who can't drive can just rent a taxi, but they are pretty expensive. Buses are inexpensive, but you have to wait for some time for the bus to arrive.