Expert Travel Advice to Aruba
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Top Answers To Aruba Travel Questions
Daryl asked:Answer this1 AnswerAwayModerator answered:Hi Daryl, hopefully these family-favorite Caribbean all-inclusives, reviewed by freelance travel writer Kara Williams, can point you in the right direction: http://bit.ly/liVuBp. We also have more ideas in this photo gallery profiling our top picks for the best budget all-inclusives, as recommended by writer Christina Antoniades: http://bit.ly/pcsD9f. Of these, you might consider Aruba's Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa or the Majestic Colonial Punta Cana. More top-rated all-inclusives reviewed here: http://bit.ly/nBzazf, or check out Away.com's favorite family resorts here: http://bit.ly/vgHkda (including Belize's ever-popular Lodge at Chaa Creek, an awesome spot for an unforgettable family vacation!). Have a great trip. Let us know if you need more ideas!
Answer this1 AnswerYes it is, depending on where our shore excursions are.
Answer this1 AnswerIt might help, but it's certainly not necessary. Aruba has an efficient (and cheap) bus system, plus there are plenty of taxis to get around. Keep in mind that the island is tiny (20 miles by 6 miles), so having your own wheels is not essential.
Lacy answered:I don't believe there are any official topless beaches (a quick Google search agrees) but there are plenty of little coves and hidden beaches that you could hike to and probably get away with a little topless sunbathing.