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Aruba is a Caribbean island 15 miles north of the coast of Venezuela. The island is an autonomous dependency of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is 19.6 miles (30 kilometers) long and 6 miles (9 kilometers) across, at its widest point, with an area of approximately 70 square miles (184 square kilometers). This flat, riverless island is renowned for its white sand beaches. Its tropical climate is moderated by constant trade winds from the Atlantic Ocean. The temperature is almost constant at about 27C (81F).

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Zuiderdam docked in Aruba

Jewelry Street - Oranjstad

Just beyond the main street

Colorful Cemetary

Aruban Landscape

Aruba's Highest Point

Climbing the Casibari Rocks

Casibari Rock Formation

Eastern Coast of Aruba

Rocks from Collapsed Natural Bridge

Sea meets rocks

Windward Coast

Small Natural Bridge

Rock Totems

Coral Limestone Rocks

Rocky Northeast Coast

Site of Collapsed Natural Bridge

Landscape with Cacti

East Coast Resort

Resort Activities

Water Sports Abound

Inside the Submarine

View from Seaworld Explorer

Wreck of the Antilla

On the Water

Resort Row

Beach Cabanas

Downtown Restaurant

Aruba Vista

Lighthouse on North Coast

Daily Life along the Short

Where the Tourists Are

Sailing to Curacao

Another Sunset