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Aruban Windsurfer Sarah-Quita Offringa Remains Undefeated at the PWA Grand Slam

Published on: Jul 27, 2016

Category: General

Sarah Quita 9th time world champion.jpgDespite the strong competitive environment and challenging conditions, Aruban windsurfer Sarah Quita Offringa recently collected her ninth freestyle world title. She prepared for her most recent competition by constantly setting challenges for herself, and training in different weather conditions throughout the year. Aruba is proud of Sarah Quita for holding Aruba’s name up high, and for her wonderful international representation of the island.

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VisitAruba's Top 5 Family Activities for an Unforgettable Vacation

Published on: Jul 27, 2016

Category: General

Aruba Family Vacation.jpgWith year-round sunshine and safe beaches, Aruba is ideal for families. Although the island is famously known for its beautiful beaches, there is so much more you can do with your family during your vacation. From tours, to a butterfly wonderland and even a deep sea adventure, you can be sure that your family won’t have a boring day in Aruba. So get out of your resort and experience the real Aruba!

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A first for Aruba: Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort offers a fully customized resort wellness program

Published on: Jul 22, 2016

Category: Accommodations

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In the past a vacation in Aruba was viewed as a time to lapse from the day-to-day routine, which often meant diet and exercise fell by the wayside. Now you have the opportunity to experience a different kind of vacation with Bucuti & Tara's fully customized resort wellness program. With the help of the resort’s new wellness specialist, you will be able to achieve your wellness goals in nutrition, physical fitness, mental wellness, and mind/body balance, while you vacation in Aruba.

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Introducing the Chophouse at Manchebo, the new remake of the French Steakhouse

Published on: Jul 21, 2016

Category: Restaurants

The_Chophouse_logo_RGB.jpgOne of the island’s classic dining destinations, the Manchebo French Steakhouse has just undergone a total remake, becoming a chophouse. A revamped menu and contemporary redesign accompany the restaurant’s new name. Executive Chef Ever de Pena included new features to the menu, along with the classic steak and chophouse favorites. Read More

Top Drive - Your Jeep Specialist!

Published on: Jul 13, 2016

Category: Car Rentals

TopDrive-CUT1-6018.jpgA fun day out to discover Aruba is a guaranteed success with Top Drive’s well maintained Jeep Wranglers. With a fleet of more than 45 off-road vehicles, Top Drive provides customers with the most comfortable way to explore the most remote parts of the island. A complimentary Top Drive Island Tour is also provided every Tuesday for Top Drive customers to enjoy the “Freedom to Discover”.

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Sasaki Apartments Aruba Summer 2016 Special Offer!

Published on: Jul 13, 2016

Category: Accommodations

Sasaki Apartment Sasaki Pool Area Pano.jpgFor more than 15 years Sasaki Apartments has been serving its guests with great joy and quality services. This TripAdvisor certificate recipient is constantly improving its services and facilities, and now has implemented a new online booking system. Sasaki Apartments would like to invite you to check out their special for the summer 2016 season, for a comfortable and enjoyable stay in Aruba!

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Father's Day Bourbon, Beer & Bites at T.H. Palm & Company

Published on: Jul 13, 2016

Category: Shopping

70A80EA1-C613-47E3-AA04-319004DEA2D1.JPGT.H. Palm & Company recently hosted their 2nd Annual Bourbon, Beer & Bites Evening, celebrating Father’s Day with their local male clients. Party-goers sampled a selection of imported and local craft beers and bourbons by Bourbon Express, accompanied by appetizers prepared by Chef Bas Kuurstra and his team from Rent a Chef Aruba. There was even a lucky winner of an Awg. 300 shopping spree!

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The Inspiration Behind Renaissance Island's Mangrove Beach Bar

Published on: Jul 08, 2016

Category: General

Renaissance Island beach bar.pngThe creative squad behind “Korteweg”, Aruba’s monthly cultural festival, was charged with creating a temporary pop-up bar made out of recycled wooden pallets to install at Renaissance Island’s Flamingo Beach. Local artist Romelinda ‘Kala’ Maldonado was contacted to design and paint this bar. Kala is a young local craftswoman with a passion for painting, photography and local handmade souvenirs. Renaissance Island now has an authentic Aruba-inspired beach bar made by our own Aruban artist.

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New Hyatt Aruba Online Check-In

Published on: Jul 08, 2016

Category: Accommodations

Hyatt Lobby.jpgAt the Hyatt Aruba, the guest experience has been enhanced by offering Hyatt Web Check-In, a convenient and streamlined option for online check-in. With this new system, guests will no longer have to wait in long lines to check-in. Once guests arrive at the property, they simply proceed to the Hyatt Express Check-In Kiosk or the hotel front desk to retrieve their keys.

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Donation-based Yoga Class at Manchebo Beach Resort

Published on: Jul 08, 2016

Category: Events

Manchebo-Yoga.jpgYoga with a purpose is regularly practiced at Manchebo Beach Resort. The resort recently organized a donation-based yoga class to help those who are visually impaired. Lynet Vink, Vinyasa Yoga Instructor from Stoked About Yoga, cooperated with this event. The resort is deeply rooted in community and social endeavors, hosts events and participates in community programs. Guests and non-guests of the resort are welcome to get involved.

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