4 days in Aruba Itinerary
— 3 nights
Wed, Dec 14 - Sat, Dec 17
Oranjestad — 3 nights
When vacationing on Aruba, don't miss taking a tour of Oranjestad, the capital of the small Caribbean island.You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Malmok Beach and Spas. The adventure continues: stroll through Donkey Sanctuary Aruba, kick back and relax at Boca Cataavlina, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and surround yourself with nature on El Paseo Ranch Aruba.
For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oranjestad itinerary planning app.
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Queen Beatrix International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Oranjestad are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.
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Aruba travel guide
A Dutch outpost in the Caribbean, sun-drenched Aruba provides a mix of modern seaside resorts and quiet coastal areas ideal for those wishing to escape the crowds. Vacations in Aruba, known affectionately as the "Happy Island," generally combine water-based activities with tours of the untamed backcountry, where you can discover unusual rock formations, historic churches, ostrich farms, and animal sanctuaries. Island capital Oranjestad offers some of the finest shopping and cultural sightseeing in Aruba, with an eco-friendly electric streetcar providing quick access to all of the city's major attractions, including numerous shops, restaurants, and hotels.