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Free Things To Do in Aruba

If you have extra time, Hadicurari Beach is worthwhile.
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    Eagle Beach
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    #1 in Aruba
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Beaches, Free
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Known as "Low-Rise area" for its low-to-the-groundhotelsand timeshares, northwestern Eagle Beach is one of the island's top shores by default – you're probably staying nearby. Convenience aside, Eagle Beach truly is one of the best places to spend a day in Aruba. 

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    Palm Beach
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    #2 in Aruba
    Beaches, Free
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Beaches, Free
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    Half Day to Full Day
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    Some vacationers like their water for swimming, not sporting. If this is you, ditch the "Low-Rise area" at Eagle Beach and try the more tranquil turquoise waters along Palm Beach, located just above Eagle Beach on Aruba's western coast. You'll have fewer Jet Skis and wakeboarders to avoid as you wade in

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    Hadicurari Beach
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    #7 in Aruba
    Beaches, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Beaches, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Located near Aruba's northwestern tip, just past the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino, Hadicurari Beach's strong winds beckon to windsurfers and kiteboarders. You'll know you're at the right place when you see beach shacks dotting a pebbly coastline; the beach here is nicknamed "Fisherman's Huts" for that very reason.

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    Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations
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    #9 in Aruba
    Natural Wonders, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Natural Wonders, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
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    Not everyone likes to stay camped out on a Caribbean beach, shopping in a duty-free store or diving deep to a bygone shipwreck. If this is you, visit the Ayo and Casibari Rock Formations, a cluster of cacti, boulders and hiking trails located in eastern Aruba.

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    Baby Beach
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    #12 in Aruba
    Beaches, Free
    TYPE
    1 to 2 hours
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    Beaches, Free
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    1 to 2 hours
    TIME TO SPEND

    Aruba has the remedy for the overhyped, overcrowded sprawl you might be experiencing along Eagle or Palm beaches. Take a trip southeast to San Nicolas and Baby Beach, a popular shore for Arubans due to its shallow waters and easy waves, which makes it great for kids.

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