Travel to Aruba! In the center of the Caribbean Sea is a small island of Aruba, an area of 184 sq. km – about 30 km in length and about 10 km in width. Sandy dunes and rocky crags characterize the coast of the island Aruba, and a bright colored houses of the Dutch architecture are typical for capital of the island – the city of Oranjestad.
Aruba is also considered one of the most prestigious resorts of the world, and according to a rating coming again tourists – often wins first place in the world. The nature of the island is ideal and indescribably beautiful. Ideal weather keeps on Aruba all the year round. Dry air of the island is especially surprising that it seldom meets in tropics.
As for service and entertainments, and here Aruba among leaders thanks to the infrastructure. Both day, and night life of the island is perfectly organized. On the island there are fine conditions for golf, occupations by tennis and water sports. In the evening luxurious casinos, discos and night clubs with original entertainment programs light the fires.
In 1493 Kristofor Columbus has opened this island. Within 140 years on the island the set of flags changed. Spaniards, Dutches, French, British – everything fought for possession of this island. In 1648 the contract has divided the island into the Dutch and French half. Today, residents of Aruba are proud of the fact that 350 years of friendship between both halves of the island have never led to a war.
If you decide to go sightseeing in the island, then you can visit historical forts, botanical gardens.
Pirates, smugglers, soldiers – everything has left the mark in the history of the island of Aruba. And rumors about treasure which was dug by pirates on the island till today haunt seekers of treasures.
Visiting the shores of the island you will see primitive nature and will be in admiration of the white-sandy sands, transparent water of the sea with a magnificent relief. All this does the island especially attracting.
You can visit three museums: archeology, ethnography, numismatics. In the archaeological museum, the exposition telling about the prehistoric period of the island is presented. In the historical museum, it is possible to get acquainted with the island history facts when he was in power of Spain, and then Holland. And, if you the fan of the ringing money, the most curious for you is the museum of numismatics in which about 30 thousand coins not only Aruba, but also the whole world are presented.