With greater than 7,000 picture-perfect islands drenched in sunshine year-round and gorgeous stretches of sand of all varieties, the Caribbean is a seaside lover’s paradise. However because it seems, not all seashores are created equal, so when it got here to crowning the most effective seaside within the Caribbean, Tripadvisor reviewers seemed to the Dutch island of Aruba and picked the idyllic Eagle Seashore because the winner.
Situated alongside the island’s west coast, this pristine 0.7-mile stretch of powdery white sand attracts guests and locals alike for its pure magnificence and vigorous eating scene. The realm behind the seaside is understood for its low-rise resorts, starting from adult-only luxurious stays to family-friendly all-inclusive properties, providing direct entry to the palm-fringed Eagle Seashore. Nevertheless, the seaside, additionally the widest on the island, stays a tranquil sanctuary with loads of house for everybody to sunbathe, play, or take a stroll. Even for those who’re not staying at one of many beachfront properties, although, there’s loads of free parking for those who’re driving right here for the day, and entry to the seaside is free.
And whereas Aruba is famously windy due to the commerce winds that blow throughout the island, the water on Eagle Seashore is calm with no seaweed or rocks and is great for swimming and water actions. Although there aren’t any coral formations or reefs, there’s an abundance of colourful fish and crabs swimming within the water.
And talking of marine life, Eagle Seashore can be a preferred nesting and hatching spot for sea turtles that come right here yearly between March and September. 4 species of protected sea turtles lay their eggs on Aruba, and Eagle Seashore guests are prone to discover small areas cordoned off to mark a nest. When hatching time comes, dozens of child sea turtles emerge from the sand and rapidly attain for the water.
And whereas this makes for fairly the Instagram second, Eagle Seashore’s most outstanding celebrities and arguably essentially the most photographed landmarks are a duo of fofoti bushes that develop in the midst of the white sand subsequent to the Amsterdam Manor Seashore Resort. These low-branched bushes (that are technically mangrove shrubs) have a number of twisted trunks and luxurious evergreen crowns stretching towards the turquoise water.
However for those who’re actually in search of an unforgettable second on Eagle Seashore, seize a drink and watch the solar sink beneath the horizon. This 12 months on August 9 at sundown, you and your partner may even partake within the largest vow renewal ceremony within the Caribbean that has been going down right here for the previous 5 years (and is totally free).