Aruba’s Top 10 For Saying ‘i Do’
With plans for spring wedding bells chiming, Aruba is tempting couples to tie the knot in the Dutch Caribbean and has come up with 10 top reasons to head there.
And here are a few more:
• Perfect weather
Sunshine, warm temperatures, cooling trade winds, brilliant sunsets, and a location at the southern fringe of the hurricane belt take the worry out of planning your special day.
• Perfect natural settings
Aruba provides couples with many unique and unforgettable wedding venues. While most still opt for a barefoot-on-
• Perfect resort settings
Resorts offer a wide range of ceremony options from elegant ballrooms to sandy beaches. Brides can tailor their special day, choosing from a wide menu of facilities and amenities at both luxury high-rise resorts and more casual low-rise resorts.
• Excellent air links
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines flies direct to Aruba from its home base at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport – and offers connections to Amsterdam from London-Heathrow and 15 regional airports. So, wherever your guests are travelling from, there will be a handy airport nearby and everyone can meet up at Schiphol. Additionally, Thomson operates summer charter flights to Aruba from both London-Gatwick and Manchester
• Convenience and comfort
Aruba is a modern island with fabulous shopping, state-of-the-
• Island hospitality
Aruba’s people are friendly and helpful. Hotel staff are professional and well informed. You will be received with warmth and appreciation and handled with care throughout your stay.
• Civil marriages
Civil marriages are now possible in Aruba, but they must take place at the Civil Town House.
• Religious ceremonies
With some advance planning and submission of documentation, religious ceremonies can also be conducted on-island.
• Wedding planners
The best wedding planners in the Caribbean are in Aruba, and can ease the stress of planning a wedding long distance.
• Safety and security
Aruba is one of the safest destinations in the Caribbean. You are safe and secure at all times.
There is plenty of professional help available. Independent and resorts’ own wedding planners provide a complete service, with expert advice about documentation and legal matters, as well as coordinating the big day. Every last detail about the ceremony and reception can be taken care of – from officiator, witnesses, flowers, mementoes, gifts and wedding certificates to limousines, photography, video, a rehearsal dinner, wardrobe and personal attendants – even a butterfly release!