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The words luxury and budget don't often cross paths -- except along the white-sand beaches on the Caribbean island of Aruba. Whether you're exploring natural beauty in Arikok National Park or viewing the historic architecture of the Alto Visto Chapel, there plenty to do on an Aruba vacation for next to nothing. From romantic getaways to family vacations, CheapTickets can have you lazing beachside on a blissful budget in no time.

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Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort

4 stars
4.4 / 5 102 reviews
Charming boutique hotel on the beach, minutes from everythingEnjoy luxury on a smaller, more personal scale here at the warm, family-owned Amsterdam Manor Beach hotel. Everyone seeking a gorgeous beach vacation, from families to singles, will appreciate this marvel of Dutch Caribbean architecture, right on Eagle Beach. Laze under the waterfall at the fresh water pool, splash around at the designated pool for kids, or lounge under the umbrellas by the pool. Snorkel equipment is available to better explore Eagle Beach. Happy hours clock in twice daily here, and ask ahead how to plan for the weekly theme nights with live acts.Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort is also an eco-friendly resort and is currently the only EarthCheck Platinum Certified member in Aruba. The property boasts of ecological measures which help conserve natural resources and preserve the environment without sacrificing efficient services and quality facilities for resort guests. Highlights Eco-friendly resort and is an EarthCheck Platinum Certified member in ArubaTwo pools, a waterfall and a beachfront with excellent snorkelingThree restaurants on-siteTwo happy hours every dayConcierge, activity desk and car rental desk in-houseFree Wi-Fi throughout hotel RoomsGuests at the Amsterdam Manor Beach may forget that they are in Aruba, as the 72 rooms here are elegant and streamlined with efficient Dutch modern design in neutral tones with strong red accents. Choose from a one- or two-bedroom suite, or a studio. Suites come with a spacious living room with a pull-out sofa, fully equipped kitchen and a Jacuzzi with an ocean view. All rooms come with air conditioning, a cable TV, clock radio, iPod docking station, direct dial telephone, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, and safety deposit box. Balcony/terrace comes with umbrellas and pillows. DiningPatrons at Amsterdam Manor enjoy delectable all-day meals at Mangos restaurant, which also serves French and Italian cuisines on some occassions. Tasty tapas and refreshing cocktails are up for grabs at Horizons Bar. The tiki torches, lantern-lit table and sandy beach make dinners at Passions on the Beach romantic and special. RecreationWith a stretch of Eagle Beach right in front of Amsterdam Manor Beach hotel and plenty of equipment on hand, guests would be remiss to skip snorkeling. A pool for children lets families play together, and a fresh-water pool has a waterfall to soak underneath. A concierge and activity desk will help plan excursions, and the in-house car rental desk will allow full exploration of the island, if one desires. TransportationQueen Beatrix Airport (AUA) (7 mi/10.5 km) Attractions Bubali Bird Sanctuary (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Red Sail Sports Aruba (1.5 mi/2.4 km)Pedernalis (1.7 mi/2.7 km) BusinessFree high-speed Internet throughout hotel Policies and fees Guests must show ID at check in.There is a three-night penalty for high-season cancellations made inside 14 days of scheduled arrival, as well as no-shows.
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Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort and Casino

3 stars
3.4 / 5 293 reviews
Lovely options for families on Aruba's Palm BeachIn often pricey Aruba, Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort and Casino offers variety and value for all ages. Stretch out on a quarter mile of Palm Beach, go snorkeling or take a kayak. Plunge into the zero-entry pool, play tennis, hit the casino or plan a spa day. Kids can join supervised activities, while guests 60 and over find exclusive amenities and discounts. Walk across the street to more restaurants, shops, movies, live music and nightly liquid fireworks shows at the village-style Paseo Herencia mall. For meetings and banquet events, the resort provides function spaces that can accommodate up to 500 delegates. Leisure facilities include zero-entry swimming pool with two Jacuzzis, equipped fitness center, four lighted and one non-lighted tennis courts, children's activity center, shopping arcade, Etnika Spa, and Excelsior Casino. The resort also offers scuba diving sessions. Highlights On famous Palm BeachSwimming pool and kiddie pool, snorkeling, kayaks, tennis, volleyball and basketballFitness center, Etnika Spa and casino on siteAcross the street from a plaza with shops, restaurants, entertainment and eventsA new adult-only concept, THE Inn Club, is coming on 15 January 2013 and will welcome guests 18 years and older. THE Inn Club will feature new room options with updated decorations and in-room walk-in shower, as well as beverage service from Seabreeze Restaurant. LocationAbout two-and-a-half hours by air from Miami, Florida, and 15 miles north of Venezuela, the Palm Beach area of Aruba bustles with action in the southern Caribbean. On an island less than 20 miles long, the beach boasts bright blue water and beautiful year-round weather with cooling trade winds.  RoomsThe 597 rooms and suites at Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort and Casino are designed with modern decor and include state-of-the-art amenities such as 37-inch LCD TV, Wi-Fi access, safe deposit box, individually controlled air conditioning, iron with board, and balcony or patio for convenience at the beach. Some units have sofa bed, refrigerator and microwave oven. Rooms are clean, comfortable and family-friendly, all at a smart price for the Caribbean. Upgrade to a room with views of the sea, refreshed furnishings and enhanced amenities. Roll away beds come with added cost. FeaturesGuests at Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort and Casino can swim, surf, go parasailing, scuba dive or book a fishing excursion (fees apply). Enjoy beach views from the fitness center or unwind in the sauna and whirlpool. Let the kids enjoy their own good times in the KidSpree Vacation Club. Head indoors for diversions that include Excelsior Casino, Etnika Spa and a shopping arcade plus a beauty salon and convenience store. DiningThe two bars complement three restaurants at Holiday Inn Resort Aruba - Beach Resort and Casino. Open all day, Corals Restaurant features a contemporary Caribbean buffet with international flair. Dine al fresco along the water with lunch or dinner at Sea Breeze Restaurant & Bar. Romantics like the cozy atmosphere at Italian trattoria Da Vinci Ristorantei, complete with arched brick ceilings, ocean views and a substantial wine list. Oceanside Bar & Grill and Palm Bar are also available for various refreshments. Enjoy tasty snacks at Pizza Now!. TransportationQueen Beatrix International Airport (6.2 mi/10 km)10 minutes from Port of Aruba and Oranjestad AttractionsPaseo Herencia shopping mall (across the street)Downtown Aruba (3 mi/4.8 km)Tierra del Sol Golf Course (3 mi/4.8 km)Renaissance Convention Center (4 mi/6.4 km)California Lighthouse (4.6 mi/7.4 km) Business Wi-Fi available throughout the resort (fees apply)Meeting and ballroom space for up to 500 people includes beach and garden venues Policies and fees Effective 31 March, all rooms will be smoke-free. The hotel will impose $250 penalty.We are working on enhancing our facilities to give you a refreshed, modern look product. There is no disruption of our day-to-day services and operations. We assure you that your stay with us will not be affected at all.A daily fee of US$12.00 (taxes included) per day for guests requesting a roll away bed in their room upon arrival.Non-motorized water sports are not included on European Plan (EP) or any package deals. Fees and deposits apply on any rented non-motorized water sports items/services on the property.Property enhancements are ongoing. Inconveniences are kept to a minimum
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Playa Linda Beach Resort

4 stars
4.0 / 5 9 reviews
Playa Linda Beach Resort Aruba offers you all the unspoiled pleasures of a tropical island vacation at its best. Located on Aruba's famed Palm Beach - one of the finest beaches in the Caribbean the resort offers a wide variety facilities and amenities, including a spectacular free-form swimming pool with waterfall, full service Health Spa, lighted tennis courts, a variety of shops & boutiques, mini-market, fitness room, kids club, business center and a variety of restaurants and bars. Spacious and elegant Studios and 1-Bedroom Apartment Suites, feature bright Caribbean decor and fully equipped kitchens, cable TV and a private balcony or terrace. As a Timeshare Resort, guests might be required to change their assigned accommodations during their stay if they do not arrive on a Sunday. Guests will be advised upon check-in if this will occur and hotel will assist in the move. The Main pool will be under renovation from April 6 " August 1, 2015. During this time the new pool will be open to all guests.
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Club Arias Bed and Breakfast

4 stars
4.4 / 5 39 reviews
An enchanting and private paradise. The Club Arias Bed and Breakfast won the TripAdvisors Top 25 B&B and Inns in the Caribbean Award and is the recipient of TripAdvisor's 2012 Certificate of Excellence Award. Secluded, romantic and extremely charming. This 8 room haven is luxurious and lavish. Each guest room is unique in its design and envelopes you in comfort and style through its tasteful and beautiful decor. The Club is set among lavish flowers, trees and greenery which surround a large swimming pool, wading pool and swim up Jacuzzi. Rock gardens are plentiful and opens up to an extraordinary waterfall that wisps you away to a tranquil world and mini paradise. Among the many things Club Arias has to offer are ATV and Rhino tours, private outdoor showers complete with shampoo, conditioner and shower gel, in-room massages, and a spacious dining room where guests will enjoy a gourmet breakfast made to your specifications by our Cordon Blue graduate chef. However, the crowning jewel that defines this mini haven is the friendly and attentive staff that welcomes you with open arms and makes your stay a truly rewarding and satisfying experience where no need goes unfulfilled. Here at Club Arias our staff makes every effort to ensure a vacation experience like no other. The Club does this through attention to detail, personal service and unique amenities such as beverage stations of lemonade, iced-tea and ice water, walkie-talkies,cookies at 4:00 pm, and late checkout-- all complimentary to our guests are just some of the many amenities offered. Special check-in instructions: Guests planning to arrive after 6 PM must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival to receive check-in instructions. at 917-508-7210. Additional features include: Baby sitting service, Banquet facilities, Bar, Barbecue area, Billiards, Games room, Laundry service, Library, Lobby, Parking facilities, Plunge pool, Reception, Safe deposit box, Table tennis .
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MVC Eagle Beach

3 stars
4.1 / 5 70 reviews
Small and lovely Eagle Beach gemWith just 19 rooms and a one-minute walk to the gorgeous and secluded Eagle Beach, the MVC Eagle Beach hotel is the key to a quiet, intensely tranquil vacation. Families are welcome too, and can use a kiddy pool and separate play area for little ones. If guests choose to never leave the grounds, a small fresh water pool and large garden terrace are available for sunbathing and relaxing. Guests can stay connected with complimentary wireless Internet access. Highlights A one-minute walk to Eagle BeachFresh water pool and a smaller kiddy poolAll rooms have a garden or ocean viewFree high-speed wireless InternetComplimentary tennis court RoomsOnly 19 modern rooms are available at the MVC Eagle Beach, with 16 double rooms and three suites suitable for up to five guests. All guest rooms come equipped with a telephone, cable television, small refrigerator and a terrace that overlooks the tropical gardens, or if the room is on the second floor, the ocean. DiningTulip, the in-house restaurant at the MVC Eagle Beach, offers patio seating with high-backed wicker chairs and a view of the hotel gardens. Three meals are served daily, and fresh, local seafood is the house specialty. RecreationFamilies can play together at the brightly colored play area for kids, or take a dip in the designated kiddy pool. Tennis courts are open to guests for no charge. High-speed wireless Internet is complimentary. Eagle Beach is a one-minute walk away. Should one want to leave the MVC Eagle Beach, downtown Oranjestad is five minutes away, and the concierge at the hotel can help plan day trips or guide one to activities around the island. TransportationReina Beatrix International Airport (1.7 mi/2.8 km) Attractions Bubali Bird Sanctuary (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Red Sail Sports Aruba (1.1 mi/1.8 km)Pedernalis (2.1 mi/3.3 km) BusinessFree high-speed Internet access in public areas Policies and feesGuests must show ID at check-in.
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Best time to take a vacation to Aruba

  • Best Time to Go

    Aruba is truly a Caribbean jewel because of its luxurious resorts and pristine beaches. The island is located south of the typical hurricane route, so it doesn't usually experience strong hurricanes. The rainy season occurs between the months of October to December. However, December usually only receives scattered rain showers at night. Thus, exciting Aruba vacations can be enjoyed all year round. Although hotels may slightly vary, the general low season starts from mid-April to mid-December. Visitors, who love the heat and sun, can come in September when the temperature is the hottest and accommodation rates are low. Arriving during the Aruba Carnival, which runs from January until March, is a great chance to party with the locals and witness colorful parades.

Insider tips for Aruba travel

  • Turquoise Coast

    To get away from the crowd, walk further to the far end of the Turquoise Coast, where secluded beach sections are equally beautiful yet quiet.

  • Machebo Beach

    Complete your Aruba travel experience by tasting native dishes served in restaurants near the Palm Beach, Noord, Eagle and Machebo Beach areas.

  • ArubaSalsa Dance Club

    Aruba's exhilarating nightlife can be found on the southern coast, or learn to salsa at the ArubaSalsa Dance Club centrally located in Santa Cruz.

  • Ayo Rock Formations

    Aside from enjoying the beaches, you should also venture to the north coast, where sites like the Ayo Rock Formations and the old California Lighthouse are located.

  • Arikok National Park

    Riding an ATV is a great way to explore the Arikok National Park, or take guided hiking tours on trails that span over 20 miles.

Aruba highlights

  • Aruba highlights
  • Archeological Museum

    Peer into the past at this newly-renovated museum, a bona fide bubbling pot of Aruban culture and heritage. Open from Tuesday to Sunday, with a whopping 10,000-plus artifacts and free admission, this museum is a must on your Aruba vacation.

  • Bushiribana Ruins

    For 19th-century history on your Aruba travels, check out beachfront remnants of Aruba's gold mines. Although that shiny commodity has now been replaced by rubble and graffiti, it's still worth a visit for a fascinating glimpse into the past and stunning ocean views.

  • Cura di Tortuga

    Forget the resort pool, this rock-ringed lagoon offers a real slice of paradise. And while Aruba is known for its beaches, Cura di Tortuga is the pick of the bunch. Driving the appeal is the effort to get there: Trek over landscapes of rugged terrain, and then dive in; your first splash will be bliss.

  • Quadariki Cave

    For a break from the sunshine that won't break the bank on your Aruba travels, delve into these magnificent cave chambers, where there's just enough natural light trickling down to find your way around the peaceful beauty. Entry is free, unless you want to buy a flashlight at the concession stand for a couple of bucks.

  • Wildlife sites

    Budding zoologists flock to Aruba's wildlife sites from Palm Beach to Santa Lucia. Snap photos of butterflies, learn about metamorphosis and tour the Butterfly Farm in Palm Beach. Admission includes free return visits for the duration of your Aruba vacation. Bring carrots and apples to the Donkey Sanctuary in Santa Lucia where you can feed the donkeys and even adopt your own. Admission is free, but donations are graciously accepted.

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