For those looking to escape the unpredictable English weather and enjoy a sunny late autumn break, the Aruba Music Festival in early October provides the perfect solution. One of the longest running festivals in the world, it takes place on the 8th and 9th of the month and HomeAway Holiday-Rentals still has over a hundred idyllic Caribbean holiday homes available from under £500 per week.
Situated 15 miles from South America, Aruba is renowned for its white, sandy beaches on the western and southern coasts of the island, while also offering rugged cliffs and black pebbles in the north. With the music festival drawing visitors from over 20 countries, in October the island becomes a favourite holiday hotspot for people around the world.
If you want to experience more than just the festivities and really live like a local, renting your own private home provides the space to truly kick back and relax the Caribbean way and one of the properties below from HomeAway Holiday-Rentals is bound to appeal.
Prices quoted are for during the festival and properties are listed in order of price, from lowest to highest.
www.homeaway.co.uk/p242917 - lovely 1-bedroom apartment located a mere 150 metres from Aruba’s best swimming and beach area. Guests can relax in the beautiful palm tree garden or enjoy the amazing sunset from the private patio.
£427 per week
3-bedroom Palm Beach house with pool
www.homeaway.co.uk/p223057 - 3-bedroom Palm Beach holiday house just 600 metres from the white powdered sands and crystal clear waters. Having a beautiful outside pool, the home is located in an amazing area which offers endless shopping and is home to Aruba's best known bars and restaurants.
£1,220 per week
www.homeaway.co.uk/p210400 - remarkable 3-bedroom villa with a pool surrounded by a beautiful sun-deck and tropical plants. The villa is a beautiful home away from home enabling its guests to spend a wonderful quality time with family or friends.
£1,220 per week
www.homeaway.co.uk/p162865 - spacious 3-bedroom villa situated on the famous 600-acre Tierra del Sol Resort and Country Club in Aruba with unobstructed views of the ocean, the surrounding hills and lake. Also features a private pool and lovely covered terrace, with services including the Body and Soul Spa and Fitness Centre, tennis courts, and the award winning Ventanas del Mar restaurant.
£1,524 per week
www.homeaway.co.uk/p186362 - large 5-bedroom, 4-bath home in one of Aruba’s most upmarket residential areas, within walking distance of the famous Palm Beach and luxurious Marriott Hotel & Resort. Extensively renovated in 2008, the villa boasts lovely gardens surrounding a brand new pool, hot tub, swim up pool bar, and a spacious veranda for outdoor dining and entertainment.
£2,287 per week