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aruba 1st time help!!!

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aruba 1st time help!!!

Jan travel. 1st time with adult teen,,..3 top tours in aruba.. 2 spas that we could ck out. Best shopping and Is liquor a deal and where?? Horse backing riding on the beach worth while?

Clive, Iowa
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1. Re: aruba 1st time help!!!

as for the liquor.......buy as much as they will allow at the airport by the baggage claim. If I remember correctly, each person is allowed 2 litres, so make sure each family member buys their share. it should last you the whole week with significant savings.

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adult teen, huh. that's a good one.

seriously, ditto on the airport booze. I was surprised how expensive the beer was at the grocery store. didn't care for the balashi but I liked the Polar beer. get it? Would help if we knew where you were staying and for how long. Reason being - you might want to get a car rental to go to Baby Beach on your own. Otherwise - for tours - probably one of the tops is the Shipwreck snorkel tour. Spa-wise - you'll have to get that info from Amy. Not sure what you're shopping for but there is some in the high rise area and of course in Oranj near the cruise ships. The other tour idea is the All-inclusive island. There's always the casinos! not sure about the horses. I remember the customs gal asking if we had been near any animals. Would they really quarantine us?

have fun

we're going again at xmas

c

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If you want great massages, look at Na Fanny Spa. It is not a fancy place, and I dont think it is too expensive.

For tours, I would rent a car and go through the desert on your own. It is nice to explore.

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4. Re: aruba 1st time help!!!

1 lit. per person at the airport. Also, Tara Del Sol for message is very good. As far as shopping, I don't think they have any great deals, just regular shopping like in the States. The shopping mall in Palm Beach is fun to walk around. We always rent a car just easier and cabs can get pricey after a week or two. Sunset snorkel cruise is a must for us, we have been going on the Black Pearl, not crouded and very nice lounge seats. Not a party boat but alot of fun. If you book online you get a discount.

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The Black Pearl would be my 1, 2, and 3 tour awesome. We also enjoyed the sunset cruise by De Palm Tours.

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6. Re: aruba 1st time help!!!

Ride horseback with Rancho Daimari. The Black Pearl is great, but not for an adult teen.

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