Whether you want to dive in and explore a world underwater or just relax on the white sand, paradise is yours with Moon Aruba. Inside you'll find:
Strategic itineraries covering the best beaches, the outback, and budget-conscious travel, with ideas for honeymooners, scuba divers, families, and more
The top activities and unique experiences: Explore geological formations and see birds with startlingly bright plumage at Arikok National Park or celebrate Carnival with the locals. Indulge in traditional favorites like keshi yena (filled cheese) or cabrito stoba (stewed goat) or feast on fresh ceviche while dining beachfront
Outdoor adventures: Go off-roading through the outback, snorkel in turquoise waters, or try your hand at windsurfing or parasailing
Ways to respectfully engage with culture from local author and dive instructor Rosalie Klein, from supporting small businesses to exploring ethically and sustainably from local author and former dive instructor Rosalie Klein
Full-color, vibrant photos and maps throughout
Helpful background on the landscape, culture, history, and environment
Handy tips for health and safety, transportation, LGBTQ travelers, families with children, and more
With Moon Aruba's practical tips and local perspective, you can experience the best of Aruba. Looking for more fun in the Caribbean sun? Check out Moon Jamaica or Moon Dominican Republic.
About the Author
Though born in the United States, Rosalie Klein is proud to be thought of as an Aruban. After living on the island for more than 35 years, she is firmly entrenched in Aruban life. Rosalie moved to Aruba in 1980 to work as the island's first female certified PADI open-water SCUBA instructor. Her writing career began in 2001 when she began submitting articles to local papers about tourism events. She worked as a journalist and photographer for English newspaper The News until 2009, and from 2010 to 2014 she has been the principal reporter and photographer for The Morning News. Rosalie has published articles about Aruba's people, history, culture, and tourism services in dozens of publications, including Aruba Events, Aruba Experience, Destinations, House Complete, Chef's Menu and Recipe, On the Air, Island Gourmet, and Aruba Nights. Her photos have also been exhibited at the Aruba Numismatic Museum. In 2008, the Minister of Culture of Aruba recognized her for chronicling Aruba's cultural achievements and heritage. Rosalie currently lives in Oranjestad with two dogs and three cats.