You won’t find beaches lined with palm trees in Aruba; rather, look for the hardy but stooped Divi Divi tree, which always bow southwest in acknowledgement of the trade winds that blow across Aruba from the west.

Casual beachgoers can find the calm, sandy shores they seek on the island’s west side, while more adventurous souls can head east for pounding surf of Dos Playa.

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