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Check out the Holiday Inn Express and the Hyatt...
Check out the Holiday Inn Express and the Hyatt Place on 17th St.
We booked with RCI for the Blue Lagoon which is ...
We booked with RCI for the Blue Lagoon which is
an island which requires a ferry.

RCI should have those times.
The Melia and the British Colonial Hilton are...
The Melia and the British Colonial Hilton are good places.
The Melia is out of town with a big beach and big pools.


If convenience is important- the BCHilton is right in town.
The Blue Lagoon is good with the ship excursion-...
The Blue Lagoon is good with the ship excursion- in Nassau.
There is also the Blue Bay beach which has a bar...
There is also the Blue Bay beach which has a bar and restaurant
and is not too far from Willemstad. We took the bus there.
We did both. A bus tour in the morning and a...
We did both. A bus tour in the morning and a beach excursion by taxi later.
Forum: Aruba
Posted By cruiseapril
We used the same tour bus company- sponsored by...
We used the same tour bus company- sponsored by the cruise line. It was good.
We took a cruise sponsored bus trip for 3 hours...
We took a cruise sponsored bus trip for 3 hours and are glad we did.


We also took a taxi to Palm Beach later.
Yes, the shuttle comes by. Just wait a bit.
Yes, the shuttle comes by. Just wait a bit.
Cable Beach offers a good alternative to...
Cable Beach offers a good alternative to expensive excursions.

There are hotels with big pools and a large beach. In January
it is apt to be cool.
The price included towels a few years ago. As...
The price included towels a few years ago. As suggested, and e-mail will be answered.
Cable Beach is a broad stretch of beach that is...
Cable Beach is a broad stretch of beach that is calmer than Cabbage.
If one gets a day pass (like at the Melia) there is the use of restrooms
and pools.
17th Street is good: Hyatt Place, Embassy...
17th Street is good: Hyatt Place, Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn Express. Good walking area.
The Melia is good because of the several pools...
The Melia is good because of the several pools and many chairs
and expanse of beach.
In Nassau, we like to walk to the British...
In Nassau, we like to walk to the British Colonial Hilton or
take a van taxi to The Melia on Cable Beach.


In Freeport, we took the van taxi $5 pp to Our Lucaya.
It's worth it to get the cruise line...
It's worth it to get the cruise line transportation to Blue Lagoon!
Too many on water taxi and smell of fuel doesn't...
Too many on water taxi and smell of fuel doesn't help! Take a regular taxi.
Try Cable Beach for calmer waters and cleaner...
Try Cable Beach for calmer waters and cleaner beaches.
A taxi is good, but try a van cab for $5 pp-...
A taxi is good, but try a van cab for $5 pp- right from the pier.
If cruisers have a big breakfast and late lunch on the ship- then only snacks are needed.
Compare Holiday Inn Express. Embassy Suites, and...
Compare Holiday Inn Express. Embassy Suites, and Hyatt Place.
Hyatt Place and Embassy Suites.
Hyatt Place and Embassy Suites.
We always stay near the port but don't walk in...
We always stay near the port but don't walk in the terminal area. Take a taxi.
The trolley-train is a good little excursion.
The trolley-train is a good little excursion.