Attractions, Currency & Transportation
A Little Slice of Paradise
Aruba is a tiny Dutch Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela. It has dry, sunny weather, blond beaches and gentle surf with constant trade winds that bring cool breezes and cause the divi-divi trees to slope southwesterly. Pos Chiquito (also known as Pos Chikito) is a small village on the southwestern coast of Aruba well known for its snorkeling and scuba diving attractions, as well as other underwater activities.
Don't miss out on what this great island full of culture, history, gorgeous landscapes and exotic cuisines has to offer. Aruba provides a variety of unique and fun guided tours to help you make the most of your trip.
Prefer to go out on your own? Find a location
around Aruba that you would like to venture out to, at your leisure. Aruba offers picturesque beaches, world class spas, and endless relaxation activities.
Check out the unique Party Bus tours that provide vacationers a great way to experience the island's nightlife. Hop on a party bus for an evening (or even an all day adventure) of entertainment and fun.
Snorkeling, parasailing, fishing, visiting water parks and riding ferries are only a few of the many ways in which you can enjoy the clear, blue Caribbean waters that encompass this beautiful island.
Aruba's currency is known as the florin, but United States dollars are widely accepted. Florin's are represented by the letters 'Awg' or more commonly seen 'Afl'. The official rate at which banks accept US dollar banknotes is around Awg. 1.77. The rate of exchange granted by shops and hotels ranges from Awg. 1.75 - 1.80 per US dollar.
Navigating Around Aruba
You’ll find car rental agencies located inside the airport. There are also off-premise companies who will pick you up and transport you to their site. Save time and money by making an advance reservation and start enjoying your vacation sooner.
Motorcycle and Scooter Rental
Many visitors enjoy traveling around the island by small scooter or motorcycle. It's an excellent way to see the island's more remote areas and famous scenery.
Arubus N.V. is the major public transportation of Aruba . Arubus provides public transportation over major areas of the island. The main bus station is across from the Cruise Terminal. A single bus trip costs 4.50 florins or $2.50 USD.