You can?t help but hum a Beach Boys or Jimmy Buffett tune when planning a Caribbean honeymoon. But if all you know about the islands is what you?ve heard in a song, you?ll need a little help navigating your tropical escape.
Take only pictures, leave only footprints? That’s the mantra of the earth-concious tourist. Here, a roundup of trips to delight the senses and preserve the planet.
While the rest of the Caribbean prepares for hurricane season in summer and fall, Aruba attracts savvy visitors all year long, thanks to its reliably dry weather and location outside the hurricane belt.
Aruba is known as a place to party and honeymoon, but it is not famed for chic hotels. Now the island?s lodging scene has been spiffed up, and heres a sampling of what you’ll find.
At little three-story Bucuti, you get personal service, European charm, and lush landscaping on a lovely 6-hectare (15-acre) stretch of one of the Caribbean?s best beaches, the most secluded part of Eagle Beach.
Find out how two Jane and Jane writers pulled off their dream wedding in Aruba. Hint: It involved subscriptions to a mere 12 bridal magazines.
I’t wasn’t too long ago that standard fare for hotel beds included a repertoire of lumpy mattresses, mushy or pancake-flat pillows, and sheets with threadcounts that barely reached 100.
On the widest, most secluded section of Eagle Beach, this European-style resort is a cut above the rest. Hacienda-style buildings house sunny rooms with cherrywood furnishings, sparkling tile floors, and oceanview terraces.
Elegant gem on tranquil strip of otherwise built-up Eagle Beach. Airy, whitewashed buildings blend with natural surroundings.
The island is warm, sunny and breezy yearround and the beaches are some of the most gorgeous in all of the Caribbean. If you’re looking for a honeymoon spot that offers the perfect combination of freedom and luxury.
How are Caribbean hotels putting sustainable principles into practice? Hotels of every size are responding with meaningful measures.
Aruba, Minus the Kids. For couples looking for a winter getaway to someplace warm, the adults-only Bucuti Beach Resort featuring Tara Beach Suites & Spa offers a sevennight romance package starting at $2,428 a couple.
At little three-story Bucuti, you get personal service, European charm, and lush landscaping on a lovely 6-hectare (15-acre) stretch of one of the Caribbeans best beaches, the most secluded part of Eagle Beach.
Looking for a fabulous hotel, but don’t want to spend a fortune? Here’s where to indulge like jet-setters without dropping major coin.
When Al Gores An Inconvenient Truth hit cinema and television screens in 2006, environmental sustainability? Once primarily relegated to a vocal minority?
An extraordinary beach setting, impeccably understated service, and attention to detail help this elegant resort easily outclass anything else on the island.
Were it not for the glorious beaches and lush scenery, these luxurious lodgings might entice you to spend your entire honeymoon indoors.
Hotelier Ewald Biemans assumed the responsibilities as Chairman of the Board for the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association (AHATA).
It’s sea turtle nesting time in the tropics, but unfortunately so many perils face newborn sea turtles that it’s estimated that only 1 in 1,000 will make it to maturity. However, many resorts have stepped up with sea turtle saving initiatives where guests can also participate.