Five Things to Do in Aruba with Kids 

Aruba is often thought of as a great Spring Break party destination, but did you know that it’s also the perfect place to take your family? That’s right—Aruba has a plethora of family-fun and kid-friendly activities perfect for you. 

If you’re looking to plan your Aruba vacation with your family, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we list five of the best things to do in Aruba with kids. Keep these in mind as you plan your upcoming vacation. 

1) Visit Eagle Beach

Everyone loves the beach—and Aruba has some of the best in the world. Eagle Beach is one of the most popular in the entire country for good reason. 

Eagle Beach - Aruba with Kids
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With crystal clear water and beautiful sand, Eagle Beach offers something for the entire family. Great for selfies or the perfect family photos, this great beach is a must for those visiting Aruba. 

Children will love building sand castles and spending time with the family on land while older children and teens will have fun playing in the water. 

2) Take a Trip to the Butterfly Farm

The Butterfly Farm is perfect for the whole family. Both kids and adults will enjoy the beautiful scenery and seeing a number of beautiful butterflies up close and personal. 

Butterfly Farm - Aruba with Kids

What’s better, this great farm is great for those on a budget. Once you pay, you’ll get access for the rest of your trip—so try to go as early as possible. 

This peaceful place will let your family have fun and wind down in a quiet, beautiful atmosphere. You’ll love it so much, in fact, that you just might decide to go every day! 

3) Tour Renaissance Island

Another popular destination is Renaissance Island. To see the most that this island has to offer, however, you’ll need to stay at the Renaissance Hotel. 

Renaissance Island - Aruba with Kids
Credits: Renaissance Aruba Private Island

This will give you access to two private areas, including an iguana lagoon for families. You and your family can also enjoy feeding flamingos on the beach.

4) Ride the Aruba Streetcar

Make your trip memorable and see some of the best of Aruba’s urban landscape by taking a ride on the Aruba Streetcar. 

Aruba Streetcar - Aruba with Kids
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See the sights and sounds of the city while learning of its history. Great for kids and families alike, the Aruba Streetcar is something you’ll not want to miss out on. 

5) Visit Arikok National Park

Finally, make sure that you take a trip to the Arikok National Park on your trip to Aruba. This national park has wonderful natural scenery, including caves and forests for your family to explore. 

Arikok National Park - Aruba with Kids
Credits: Arikok National Park

You and your kids alike will enjoy this one-of-a-kind experience, so be sure to add it to your Aruba bucket list. With a trip to Arikok National Park, your Aruba vacation will be complete. 

By keeping these tips in mind, you can make your next vacation one that you and your family will never forget. So make sure to add these great activities to your itinerary today! 

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