Travel By Fingertip.....Aruba

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Sporting Life In Aruba

 
Snorkeling & Scuba
The waters of Aruba offer visibility up to 100 feet for snorkelers and divers. Snorkeling rentals can be made at the major beaches and all hotel resorts. Full and half day excursions for both diving and snorkeling are scheduled daily. Check with Pelican Watersports (Ph: 2978-31228 and De Palm Watersports (Ph: 2978-24545). The new Atlantis Submarine (Ph: 2978-36090) offers the beauty of diving, safely inside.
Deep-Sea Fishing
The variety of fish off the coasts of Aruba excite many fishermen to this region. Aruba hosts a tournament in October, and they flock from the U.S. and South America to compete. The major hotel resorts have information on scheduling fees or call De Palm Tours (Ph: 2978-24545); Pelican Tours (Ph: 2978-31228) and Red Sail Sports (Ph: 2978-24500).
Sailing
Extensive information on small yacht or larger craft rentals is accessible at hotel sport centers and resort complexes. Most of the island hotels can supply guests with Sunfish, for a small fee or on loan. Pedalboats and Sea Jeeps are also very popular and plentiful.
Tennis
Your game will be unusual since the coastl winds are constant. There are many courts on the island, but some of the best shielded courts are at: Divi Tamarijn, 2 courts, (Ph: 2978-24150); Aruba Beach Club, 4 courts (Ph: 2978-63000), and Holiday Inn, 6 courts (Ph: 2978-63600).
Fun Cruises
Cruise around the island and gaze at the ocean's secrets or delight in the romantic sunsets. Choices for fun available through De Palm Tours ( Ph: 2978-24545) and Pelican Tours (Ph: 2978-31228).
Dune Sliding
New and unique to Aruba's recreational fun! Wear rugged shoes and head for Boca Prins on the north coast.
Horseback Riding
Check with your hotel or call Rancho El Paso (Ph: 2978-73310) or De Palm Tours (Ph: Ph: 2978-24545).
Bicycling
Rentals at Corvalou Bike Tours & Rentals (Ph: 2978-35742).
Surfing
Andicouri and Dos Playa are lovely spots for the fearless!
Water Skiing
Check with the oceanfront hotels.