Aruba Vacation – One Happy Island!

Aruba is my favorite island to visit each year. Here you can relax, sun, swim and eat delicious food! What more could you ask for?

This is the perfect vacation spot if you are looking for a warm, sunny place to rest, relax and read and soak up the sun and warm water that is out of the hurricane belt. Weather is always 80’s to 90’s and sunny, warm and windy. Water is cool when you first go in but refreshing and soon feels like a comfortable bath that you never want to leave. Ahh! We love it and spend hours every day in the water.

I hope to soak up as much as I can before going back home. Ahh! I plan on reading many books too that I will be reviewing for your reading pleasure for the months of October and November.

Here are a couple of photos as we flew in.

Beautiful Aruba from plane
Almost there!
First Night at Pure Beach Restaurant
Gorgeous Sunset
View of Pure Ocean Restaurant – Dined here second night
View of sun setting from Balcony of Room
Pure Ocean Restaurant – Hostess
Delicious Shrimp Cocktail with pickled onions and greens
Chicken Saltimbocca

The third night we ate at our favorite Asian restaurant, Yee’s which used to be Blossom’s for those of you who know anything about Aruba.

Enjoying a tasty Sangria with fruit at Yee’s Asian Restaurant
Our first selfie on our balcony

This is just the first week we are here. At this rate if I take a photo or every night’s meal I will be busy for three weeks. Hope you enjoyed a snippet of what Aruba is like. Hope you get to visit this lovely little island. It really is One Happy Island! Who wouldn’t be happy here?

My first day here I got a sunburn on my arms even though I had sprayed and creamed well. We are in the water so long each day that the sunscreen washes off. From now on I have to leave the water and reapply more sunscreen. I forgot how much closer we are to the Equator and how damaging the sun can be.

I promise not to bore you with every night but I will post some more photos of the ocean and of course sunsets and food.

Thanks for stopping by to read my post and enjoy my photos. I appreciate your kind support. Watch for more posts coming about Aruba.


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Blessings & Hugs!


About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 37 books: 18 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, one young adult book, written under Janice Spina, and 5 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 28 Book Awards and a few Finalists in contests. AWARDS: 4 MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Lamby the Lonely Lamby, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon, Louey the Lazy Elephant, Jesse the Precocious Polar Bear 11 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Books 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. Abby & Holly Series, Books 1-6 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION - Davey & Derek Book 1, READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - SILVER MEDAL - Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, Book 3 READERS' FAVORITE AWARDS - BRONZE MEDAL - Abby & Holly Book 1 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - HONORABLE MENTION — Abby & Holly Book 2 READERS’ FAVORITE AWARDS - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 5 PINNACLE BOOK ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD - FINALIST - Davey & Derek Book 6 Authorsdb Cover Contest Silver Medal - Davey & Derek Book 5 FINALISTS: Authorsdb First Lines Contest, - Hunting Mariah and Mariah's Revenge were Finalists Red City Review Awards - Finalist - Davey & Derek Book 4 READERS’ FAVORITE BOOK AWARDS - 5-STAR REVIEW - Davey & Derek Book 4 All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 1 of a YA fantasy series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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2 Responses to Aruba Vacation – One Happy Island!

  1. Darlene says:

    We only spent a day in Aruba a few years ago but just loved it.

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