Aruba is a tiny Dutch Caribbean Island located 20km off the coast of Venezuela. The total area of the island covers 193km2 with has a coastline of 68.5km. The total population of the island is approximately 100,000 people.
Aruba consists of a core of ancient rocks that formed more than a hundred million years ago. The rock formations characterize the interior of the island. The Northern coast of the island is rocky and formed by coral plateaus with sandy bays called Bocas. Due to the northeast trade winds, the water is constantly crashing against this rocky coast. The south and western side of the island are lined with kilometers of endless beaches, which are some of the finest in the world, as well as other major tourist attractions.
Number of Residents: 100.000
More information:General Tourism
• Labour Day: May 1
• Dia Nacional: March 18
• St. Johannes Day: June 24
The average temperature throughout the year is 28C/82.4F. There is no rainy season in Aruba; however, when it does rain it is in the form of short heavy showers. A journey to the island can be enjoyed at all times of year due to this consistently delightful weather. The peak season runs from mid-December to March and in these months it is slightly busier on the island.
Please also keep in mind that the voltage in Aruba can be as high as 127 volts so you need to make sure your charger can handle this voltage.
In and around our villa you can use Wi-Fi to Skype or make phone calls.