Population 107,865
Area 180 km sq
Timezone GMT -4
Language Papiamento and Dutch
The arid island of Aruba, off the coast of Venezula, enjoys the top rate of repeat visitors in comparison to every other place in the Caribbean. It claims the highest quality drinking water too, through the use of hydropanels and has some of the lowest land and property prices per square foot in the Caribbean.

The best beaches are; Palm Beach on Aruba Island, with a long line of high quality hotels and restaurants, and Eagle Beach, a 20 minute drive from the capital, Orangestad. Attractions reach beyond the shores inland to Golf around Malmok in the north, to Arikok National Park and to various tourist attractions and cultural Numismatic, archeological and antiquity museums. The first inhabitants of Aruba were Arawak Indians.
Buyers in Aruba pay transfer tax and notary fees on property purchases, adding on average 8% on top of the sales price. There is an annual property tax, land tax and a tax on rental income. Non-residents are taxed only on income sources in Aruba. Some residences are lease property, on sites owned by the Land of Aruba.

Foreign non-residents (tourists) can stay up to 90 days (or 180 days if citizens of USA or Netherlands), applications can be made to the Department of Immigration and Naturalization Services of Aruba (DIMAS) to stay longer. There are retirement residency schemes with income and status requirements. Terms & conditions apply.

Please do get in touch with us and we can connect you to our partners.
Photo credits © Orietta Gaspari via © Flavio Vallenari via canva