"Thanksgiving in Aruba" Top 5 Page for this destination Aruba by cruisingbug
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We spent 10 days in Aruba over Thanksgiving. It was a quite different landscape than we expected - much more desert and cactus, not very lush. We also arrived just before a weeklong, island-wide blackout, which is probably one of the reasons we'd pass on Aruba next time around.
However, we did find plenty to keep us busy - horseback riding, ATVing, parasailing, and just going to the beach. The island is pretty sophisticated, with first-rate hotels, restaurants and casinos, along with the requisite Carlos and Charlie's in downtown Oranjestad.
- Pros:Plenty of activities; outside the hurricane belt
- Cons:Dry and windy
- In a nutshell:Worth at least one visit!
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