Aruba is one of the many islands in the Caribbean that offers a memorable holiday in the sun and sand. The island is rather flat, with beautiful white sandy beaches and enough sunshine throughout the year to make it a hotspot with tourists. US Airways and JetBlue Airways from the United States have regular flights to Aruba.

The country has tropical climate, but has a very arid, desert like vegetation. It was first discovered by the Spaniards and later taken over by the Dutch. It still remains an autonomous part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. There are a number of charter flights to continental Europe and Britain, so visitors interested in spending a vacation in this Caribbean paradise should check those flights for affordable flight tickets.

The destination attracted visitors in the early 19th century because of its gold reserves. Oil was the next attraction. Now, it is developing as a major tourist destination. It is popular with the different cruise lines operating in the region. The place enjoys close proximity to the South American country of Venezuela. There are number of cheap flights to Aruba from here too. Insel Air offers some inexpensive flight tickets to this destination and is worth checking out.

The California Lighthouse on the northern most tip of the island offers breathtaking and panoramic views of the island and the ocean. The Natural Pool in the same part of the island is a pool among rocks. The view is spectacular as it looks like the pool is jutting into the ocean. Some other attractions of the place are the Our Lady of Alto Visto Chapel and the Aruba Aloe Farming sites. The Casibari Rock and Ayo Rock formations are some natural wonders worth a climb for the views they offer. The county also boasts of some natural rock bridge formations, seven of them in total.

The Busribban Gold Mill is one of the gold smelting stations, in ruins now, that can be explored to this day. It stands as testimony to the gold rush this placed experienced in the 19th century. It offers spectacular views of the coastline.

The other attraction of the place is undoubtedly its white sandy beaches and year- round pleasant weather to enjoy the sun. So if you want to soak up the sun and swim in crystal clear waters, check for cheap tickets to Aruba. There are many other water sports, such as snorkeling, scuba diving and parasailing that you can enjoy once you get here.

Another place to visit here is the ostrich farm. It is a great opportunity to see the birds up close. Another unique feature here is the Donkey Sanctuary. It is home to many abandoned and rescued donkeys. While on a tour of this place, visitors can feed the animals. There is a souvenir shop selling gifts, trinkets and knick-knacks. Proceeds from the sales are used to support the sanctuary.