Occidental Grand Aruba
Located in Palm Beach, the most cosmopolitan and vibrant area of Aruba, this high-end, all-inclusive resort for families and couples features all the ingredients for a unique holiday: a location right on the beach, turquoise waters, the fine white sands of the Caribbean, and warm weather throughout the year, all close to many tourist attractions and just steps away from the entertainment, lounges, discos and shopping areas the island has to offer.
- 5 restaurants, 4 bars and 1 disco/bar
- Swimming pool with 2 jacuzzis
- Program of sports and leisure activities: 2 floodlit tennis courts, beach volleyball, water polo, aqua aerobics, diving demonstration lessons, snorkeling equipment available, among others
- Shows and nightly entertainment
- Kids Club with a program of supervised activities (ages 4-12)
Occidental Experience: Mi Dushi Romance
Celebrate your love in a way never before done. The Occidental Grand Aruba has designed for you the exclusive experience 'Mi Dushi Romance', a unique experience that includes:
- Luxury car ride at sunset on Palm Beach
- Bottle of French Champagne
- A professional photography HD
- Carpet of rose petals and bouquet of flowers in the room
- Breakfast for two in the room the next morning
- 10% discount offered by Little Switzerland in their Avance© line
Price: US$ 590.00
- All inclusive
Looking for an all-inclusive resort in Palm Beach, Aruba Occidental Hotels & Resorts make it possible to enjoy the charming beauty of this little Dutch island with crystal blue-water and white sand beaches and its family-friendly hotels. Go on a guided cultural tour of Oranjestad and find the traces of Aruba’s Dutch heritage. Embark on a scuba-diving adventure or celebrate your wedding, honeymoon or vow renewal on the island’s romantic beaches and charming corners.
If you’re coming to Aruba, make your to-do list well ahead of time: include restaurants, shows, activities in and outside the hotel, shopping, beaches, parties… We’ll take care of everything else.
Dera Gai Celebration June 24
An Aruban tradition celebrated every year on June 24. History tells that San Juan festivities originated on the South part of Mexico and came down to Guatemala and other countries in Central America reaching Venezuela and passed down to Aruba. It is a custom brought by the missionaries who evangelized the villages; Aruba celebrates San Juan in a unique way, Up to this day, Dera Gai is still celebrated in every town, during the festivities, there are several games typical dances, singing and traditional food fairs.
Aruba Hi-Winds Tournament July 2 -July 8, 2013
The Aruba Hi-Winds has been the biggest and best known water sport event of the Caribbean for a period of 24 years. Since 1996 the Aruba Hi-Winds has been held at the Fisherman's Hut the best beach on the island for windsurfing and kite surfing, besides the matches and races there are several bands, DJ's, food and drink stands and side-events on the beach. Whether you're a traditional down-wind slalom racer, a fearless freestyle or if you're joined the newest craze in water sports: kite boarding.
Aruba International Film Festival July 2 - 6, 2013
Recognized talent will share their work with a sophisticated and discerning audience; Aruba "One Happy Island" to host the 3rd Annual Aruba International Film Festival screening award winning and critically acclaimed films from around the world. AIFF's mission is to connect to the international film community and Aruba, while raising public awareness for Aruban culture and showcasing regional filmmakers and productions.