Aruba is a small island (in length of 33 kilometers or 21 miles) located in the Leeward Antilles (together with other two Dutch islands – Curaçao & Bonaire – and several smaller islets belonging to Venezuela), part of the Lesser Antilles, in the southernmost part of Caribbean Sea. This part of Netherlands is since years one of the most visited islands in the entire region due to the numerous high-end hotels and beach resorts that provide fantastic all inclusive vacation packages, but also because of the excellent weather. Due to the excellant weather conditions Aruba resorts are extremely popular among tourists. You can find more details here.
Most people know about the Caribbean Sea that it features a warm tropical weather and only two seasons, one dry and one wet, the last one including a hurricane season. These characteristics are just partially recognizable in Aruba because it is located completely outside of the hurricane belt and features a unique and very specific weather. (more…)