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Aruba, One Happy Island For Families

ORANJESTAD, Aruba, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ – Sand castle building, shell hunting tours, art classes, Papiamento language classes and merengue dancing are just some of the many activities offered at Aruba’s resorts and hotels – most of which boast special kids’ programs, deals and all-day camps. Resort fun is just the beginning, as families seeking something more than a traditional Caribbean experience will discover countless kid-friendly attractions and activities throughout the One happy island. Miles of pristine, white-sand beaches along the south-western coast beckon families to try Aruba’s many signature land and sea activities. Thanks to highly favorable wind and water conditions and year-round 28-degree weather, Aruba is the windsurfing capital of the world. Avid windsurfers of all ages and levels slice the water as kiteboarders glide through the trade winds on Hadicurari Beach, known as Fisherman’s Huts. Offshore beneath the glittering waves, snorkelers and divers marvel at living reefs, coral, colorful marine life and some of the largest shipwrecks in the Caribbean— including the famous Antilla. Athletic families who prefer to keep their toes in the sand can take a shot at the island’s …

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Save Big On Travel To Grand Bahama Island During 2013

Interested in a shorter getaway? Save $200 on three, four or five-night packages. Bookings are valid for travel through Nov. 3, 2013. The Commonwealth of The Bahamas is celebrating the 40th anniversary of independence all year long, so join a variety of celebrations. Like The Bahamas on Facebook for event updates. Seeking details on activities and events such as snorkeling, fishing, sailing, diving or land-based tours? For more information visit the newly designed, more intuitive Bahamas.com official web site. The refresh marks a departure from a mostly informational website to a hybrid of informational and transactional. For consumers, it offers an easy to navigate trip-planning and travel booking capability – aimed at encouraging island exploration. The website now takes visitors on an interactive journey into the 16 main islands of The Bahamas. New photography layered with interactive hotspots allows consumers to virtually fly around islands and zoom in on points of interest. Helpful information on a range of topics is available on the website – from planning a destination wedding and honeymoon, to attractions for day trippers …