Articles Mentioning Aruba Hotels

Everything You Need to Know About the Best All-Inclusive Resort Brands

Location, style, and budget are probably the three most important factors for selecting an all-inclusive resort. Easy enough. But wait! You’ve found several options that fit your criteria, and you notice that one hotel charges for internet access and water sports, while its competitor down the beach offers free Wi-Fi and unlimited scuba diving. Or…

The 9 Best Party Destinations in the Caribbean

While the most alluring aspects of Caribbean destinations are the year-round warm weather, beautiful sandy beaches abutting blue water, and water-based activities ranging from paddleboarding to scuba diving, many travelers also want a healthy dose of partying on their vacation. From buzzing nightclubs and casual beachfront bars, to strong rum cocktails and all-inclusive drink packages,…

The 8 Safest Travel Destinations in the Caribbean Right Now

One of the most common questions we hear at Oyster.com is: “Is the Caribbean safe?” The answer is yes — but it depends where you’re going. By and large, travelers are unlikely to experience any major incidents on their Caribbean vacation no matter where they go. However, murder and violent crime rates are higher on…

12 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Aruba

Beach at the Hotel Riu Palace Aruba/OysterYear-round sunny weather, white-sand beaches, friendly locals, and tasty international cuisine—these are a few of the reasons we love Aruba. In addition to picture-perfect beaches, the clear water that rings the island is perfect for snorkeling and wreck diving. And while visiting Aruba is pretty easy, there are some…

The 10 Best Islands for Honeymoons

Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island If you’re trying to decide where to go for your post-wedding escape, a sun-splashed island can be a solid choice. But which one to choose? The ideal island for your newlywed getaway depends on your budget, and how much time you have. But whether you’re simply looking for sand and…

10 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your First Aruba Vacation

Beach at Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris CasinoYou may think if you’ve been one to Caribbean island, you’ve been to them all. But that’s definitely not the case when it comes to Aruba. This Dutch Caribbean island is so close to South America that you can see Venezuela on clear days. Aruba offers a wholly…

The 7 Best Beaches in Aruba

Beach at Divi Aruba All Inclusive/Oyster If you’re taking a vacation to Aruba, you probably love the beach. The Caribbean island is 74 square miles (about the same size as Brooklyn) and is loaded with some of the most breathtaking stretches of sand in the Western Hemisphere. Unlike many Caribbean islands, however, Aruba is less…