Aruba is located 15 miles north of Venezuela in the warm waters of the southern Caribbean, just below the hurricane belt. Unlike many islands in the Caribbean, the climate in Aruba is dry, with temperatures of 82-degree. Aruba has from upscale shopping malls filled with the most luxurious brands, exquisite restaurants, movie theaters and casino, to the sweet and colorful handicraft and souvenir kiosks along the harbor
Fringing turquoise Caribbean waters, Aruba’s beaches include wide shaded expanses, quiet retreats, and busy sunbathing and water sports meccas. Aruba’s currency is the Florin, which is abbreviated as “Awg” but also known as “Afl”. US Dollars are widely accepted in Aruba, and banks may exchange other foreign currency.