Where to stay around Aruba?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,267 holiday lettings near Aruba. From 323 condos to 277 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aruba for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Aruba?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Aruba. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Eagle Beach: 402 holiday homes
  • Palm Beach: 803 holiday homes
  • Malmok: 465 holiday homes
  • Gold Coast: 197 holiday homes
  • Oasis: 187 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Aruba! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Aruba?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Aruba with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Noord: 1,242 holiday lettings
  • Savaneta: 1,188 holiday lettings
  • Oranjestad: 1,287 holiday lettings
  • Santa Cruz: 1,267 holiday lettings
  • San Nicolas: 157 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Aruba?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Aruba. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Oranjestad-West: 1,263 holiday rentals
  • Aruba Town Hall: 1,260 holiday rentals
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Resort: 1,267 holiday rentals
  • Aruba Golf Club: 1,267 holiday rentals
  • Fisherman's Huts: 1,267 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Aruba listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental property or villa to rent in Aruba, Caribbean your home away from home

The island of Aruba in the Caribbean is a beach lover’s dream. Endless hours of sun shine down upon pristine white sand beaches and breath-taking scenery of Aruba, which have caused the island to become hugely popular with international tourists, yet there are still huge swathes of the island which have been completely untouched by the hand of man. With the highest rate of return visitors anywhere in the Caribbean, villas to rent in Aruba are in high demand, and locals are always hugely welcoming.

Things to do on holiday to Aruba, Caribbean

The beaches of Aruba are known worldwide as being among the finest to be found. The white sand beaches of Aruba’s south and western coastlines are sheltered and particularly beautiful, perfect for lazy days in the sun as well as a huge range of water sports. There are over 40 Aruba scuba diving sites to choose from, letting you explore the amazing underwater world that surrounds the island. Visibility is remarkable, and you can regularly see amazing marine life off the reefs and wrecks that litter the coastline. The remarkably reliable winds that caress the island make windsurfing, sailing and para-sailing particularly exciting from Aruba property.

There is in fact very little that you cannot do from a villa to rent in Aruba. There are even two golf courses on the island, both of which offer an amazing standard of golf. The courses are beautiful, taking in parts of tropical forest, Caribbean beaches and lust pasture. Littered with obstacles and magnificent view points, both golf courses can hold their own with any golf course. There are also bowling alleys, cycle routes and tennis courts in Aruba, meaning that keeping active will certainly not be a problem if you manage to drag yourself away from the gorgeous beaches of Aruba.

There is a huge amount to entertain you during the evenings on an Aruba holiday. Lively dancing, music and entertainment is put on in a vast range of bars and nightclubs, and there is even a casino on the island. Whether you are looking for steel bands, nightclubs or fire dancers, you can find them all from a villa to rent in Aruba. The Aruba Carnival is a magnificent spectacle, filled with colour and noise.

Places to visit on holiday to Aruba, Caribbean

Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad is a dazzling town, consisting of amazingly bright buildings, often pained bright orange. The Chapel of Alto Vista makes for essential viewing from an Aruba property, as well as beautiful natural areas frequented by flamingos, and many bird species. Snorkelling, surfing, scuba diving and windsurfing holidays are all exceptional from Oranjestad.

Weather in Aruba, Caribbean

The climate of Aruba is hot and dry all year round, meaning that whenever you decide to take a beach getaway, villas to rent in Aruba are an ideal destination all year round. Cruise ships frequent the coastal resorts of Aruba from October until April, bringing regular crowds and increasing prices on occasion. If you would like to avoid crowding, take a villa to rent in Aruba between May and September, when you shall have much of the island to yourself!

Travel to Aruba, Caribbean

Holidays to Aruba are easy to take, as the Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA) is surprisingly large. There are regular flights from Amsterdam (AMS) and New York (JFK), leaving travellers from the UK with just a short connecting flight.