Aruba, an Arid Beauty
Aruba, situated about twenty seven kilo meters to the north of the Venezuelan coast, is part of the ABC islands, where it is the A, along with Bonaire and Curacao, in the Leeward Antilles, which is the southern portion of the archipelago the Lesser Antilles. The thirty three kilo meters long strip of land that is Aruba has been one of the most loved islands in the Caribbean in the recent times. Also in contrast with the other parts of the Caribbean, Aruba is a dry and arid island, with the barren landscape strewn with cacti.
Aruba’s Best Beaches
Aruba is one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean. It is an island nation located to the north of Venezuela and together with Bonaire and Curacao, forms the group of islands known as the ABC islands. The island is blessed with a pristine beauty that makes it one of the best options in the Caribbean. There are a huge number of excellent options available here for beach connoisseurs. The west side of the island of Aruba is where the popular beaches are located.
The water here is protected from the winds and is as a result quite tranquil. The beaches are mostly quiet and peaceful.
Aruba – A Windsurfers Paradise
The island of Aruba in the Caribbean is known all over the world as a premier destination for windsurfers. The island is a popular destination with experienced as well as novice windsurfers. There are quite a few prestigious competitions as well held here, such as the annual Aruba HI Winds event. Aruba has some excellent wind surfing conditions that can be enjoyed not only by professionals, but also beginners. There are a number of tour companies and rental shops that offer windsurfing in Aruba. Almost everyday numerous visitors experience the sport for the first time. Vela Aruba is the largest windsurfing center