1. Mangel Halto

As blue as it can get!

Go out and explore the blue colors of Mangel Halto. A snorkeling, kayaking, and paddleboarding heaven. If you have a Drone add that to the list too since the colors of Mangel Halto will blow you away.

Walk between the beautiful mangrove mazes onto the beach or into the water. Don't forget your snorkeling gear to explore the underwater heaven at the reef nearby.

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2. The 'Secret' Natural bridge

A breathtaking piece of nature

If you don't count the amazing coconut beaches, this is arguably the most beautiful location you are able to visit on the island, and you don't need a 4x4 or Tour to get here.

Once on the edge of the cliff here, it's just a zig-zag down to this incredible spot. Note: Don't go down wearing flip-flops.

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3. The Divi Tree

A very photogenic tree

This tree is probably more photographed than Justin Bieber. The most famous tree on Aruba by far and I don't blame anybody. From the first sunrays to the sunset this is the photo attraction for young and old.

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4. Palm Beach

The most populair beach in aruba

Chances are you are already here when you read this. Or you are staying in one of the hotels at Palm Beach. If not, you should take a walk over Palm Beach. If you like walking, You could start at Divi Phoenix and walk all the way over to Ritz Carlton.. Or just stick with Hilton to Holiday-Inn.

It's a touristy area, but the amount of palm trees around the hotel gardens is a delight to walk under. You'll find enough spots to take awesome paradise photos.

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5. San Nicolas

Street Art Capital of the Caribbean

San Nicolas turned into the Street Art Capital of the Caribbean in the last couple of years. You will see street art all over.

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6. The Blue Stairs

a great location for a photo

It's an easy location to pass by and not see it from your car. it's also forgotten during the years. Piece by piece it's falling apart only to be a memory in your photos. So be fast, take a cool shot at this almost disappeared blue stairs.

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7. Quadiriki Caves

National Park Ariko

With several caves in Aruba, this is the most known cave accessible to the public. It's a beautiful cave with light coming in from above at some spots which makes the cave visible without the use of a flashlight. Note that this cave is located in 'Arikok National Park'.

*Arikok National Park has 2 entrances, the main entrance and a back entrance near the caves. If you have a regular rental car, I would advise you to take the back entrance of Arikok National Park.

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8. The Pet Cemetery

A final resting place

Aruba’s Pet Cemetery. Many pets are buried here with handmade headstones and crosses. The Cemetery is close to Baby Beach and is stretched over almost a mile. It's a beautiful location to give your beloved pet an eternal resting place.

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9. Baby Beach

Man-made beach

Baby beach is well known for its shallow blue and calm water. Because of the calm water, snorkeling at this beach is safe for children and others new to snorkeling.

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10. Alto vista chapel

small Catholic chapel

The present Chapel of Alto Vista was completed in 1952 and stands in the same location as the original chapel, which was built by Domingo Silvestre in 1750.

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11. Tres Trapi

crystal clear water

Tres Trapi is an amazing location to get your snorkel gear ready and meet some turtles, starfish, or beautiful fish. It's very clear water and easy to go in. Enjoy!

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12. Lonely Palm

Beautiful Palm tree at Eagle Beach

There is nothing much going on here, except that this is an awesome spot to create a photo with a palm tree on the beach without anything blocking your view to the beach. It's YOU, the palm tree, and a backdrop to make everybody at home jealous!

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13. Natural Pool

Beautiful Palm tree at Eagle Beach

Nowadays a hard spot to go, since the National Park banned all UTV and ATV into the park. However, you can take one of many tours going to Natural Pool, or take a long sunny walk.

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14. California Lighthouse

Beautiful Palm tree at Eagle Beach

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15. Casibari Rock Formation

Back to the stone age

Back to the stone age... Because that's how it feels when you walk through the gates of Casibari Rock Formation. From the top (which is easily accessible) you'll have a beautiful 360 view over a part of the island.

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16. Blackstone beach

Back to the stone age

Blackstone Beach is not close to a good road, so if you want to get here you either can take a tour, rent a good 4x4, or Park as close as possible and take a walk. It will be worth it, it's a beautiful piece of nature. It's not 1, not 2, but 3 natural bridges formed like a tripod.

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17. Boca Catalina

Coconut beach

This beach is almost perfect, and for me as a photographer, it's one of the best and most beautiful beach backdrop for a photoshoot you can find in Aruba.

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18. Hooiberg

Only 562 steps to the top

"Only" 562 steps, concrete steps to the top of the Hooiberg. At 165 Meters high it's the second-highest hill on Aruba. But arguably the most difficult one to climb. Once at the top you have an awesome view of the island, especially with a Sunset!

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19. Boca Keto

Little aruba "moro"

It would be in my top 5 if it was a little bit easier to visit this absolutely beautiful location! It's 'hidden' within the National Park Arikok and is accessible by foot or tour. A real adventurer throws a view of bottles of water in their backpack, takes off at sunrise, and walks to this amazing location!

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20. Malmok Area

Limestone Coastline

The crystal clear waters of the Malmok area and its beautiful limestone coastline make Malmok an amazing location to visit. It's very close to the high-rise hotels so you can almost walk your way to Malmok. Take your snorkel gear with you cause it's great to snorkel the coastline. Take a good look because there are some hidden caves that you can see while snorkeling.

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