How do I get to Vela Aruba?
Guests have been traveling to Aruba for so many years now, we are seldom asked "How Do I get to Aruba?" but here are the simple steps to get yourself to the Oranjestad airport (AUA). ! This page is subdivided into the following two topics:
Oranjestad International (AUA)
Many carriers offer daily non-stop and one-stop flights to Aruba, so check your calendar and simply reserve tickets for any number of days that best suit your vacation needs! Once you reach the terminal, clear customs with a new stamp in your passport, pick up your bags then head outside: you are in Aruba!
Getting to Palm Beach and Vela Aruba ... and back
Once outside the terminal, simply walk to the curb where an obvious line is queued up for taxis. Nearly all of the hotels on the island are along Aruba's West shore, where miles of white-sand beaches and turquoise waters become your backyard. All of the hotels and guest homes offered through Vela are located in the North of this area, known as Palm Beach along the "High Rise" district.
From here it is only a little over 20 minutes drive to your hotel, and a few minutes after that you will be checked-in an ready to begin your vacation! Vela Aruba is conveniently located a short walk from your bed to the center ... only 1 - 10 minutes from most listings. Most guests find that a rental car is completely unnecessary, though if you like to explore it isn't a bad idea at all: