• Christmas in Aruba

    For such a tiny island nation, Aruba has a massively celebratory spirit. This is especially evident during the Christmas season, when many homes and business are decked out in brilliant light displays for all to enjoy.... Read more

  • Manchebo Gives Thanks

    Later this month, folks all across the United States will be celebrating Thanksgiving with generous portions of food and family. Though Thanksgiving might not be a traditional holiday here in Aruba, we at Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa would like to join in the holiday spirit by naming three things we’re especially thankful for.... Read more

  • The Feathered Giants of the Aruba Ostrich Farm

    Looking to discover a bit of Australia on your Caribbean vacation? Look no further than Aruba’s own Ostrich Farm, where these large (and we mean surprisingly large) birds thrive on the island’s eastern coast.... Read more

  • A Little Island Trivia

    As anyone who has ever visited can attest, Aruba boasts some of the finest, most immaculate white-sand beaches in the world. But there’s a lot more to our little spot in paradise than just the beach. Here are a few interesting tidbits about Aruba you might not have heard before.... Read more

  • Sightseeing in Aruba

    Aruba vacations are for long walks on the beach and connecting with nature. Check out our top three outdoor sightseeing adventures.... Read more

  • Aruba Hi-Winds Returns with a Bang

    Usually, we'd say that we are biased. However, in this case, we think you’ll agree that Aruba is the best place in the world to wind and kite surf. Each year thousands of adventure-seekers head to our beautiful island to practice their skills, some even come to compete. Our favorable winds and water conditions make Aruba the perfect host for the annual Aruba Hi-Winds competition.... Read more

  • How to Snap the Best Underwater Photos While Snorkeling

    Underwater photography can either be thrilling or challenging. From the lighting to the fear of damaging your phone, we have full-proof suggestions on how to snap the best nautical photos ever. Snorkeling in Oranjestad is one of the most fun activities you can plan--from the vibrant sea life that includes sergeant majors, bluehead wrasses, French angelfish, and banded butterfly to the crystal-clear turquoise waters, taking photos is irresistible.... Read more

  • 3 Surprising Health Benefits of Massage

    If you are sore from working out, it’s no surprise that a massage can make you feel better. However, the life-changing touches of a professional masseuse may span deeper than you think.... Read more

  • Have You Tried Terrawave Yoga Yet?

    Manchebo Beach Resort & Spa is dedicated to being the premiere wellness resort in Aruba. Part of keeping our guests healthy and engaged is being on the cutting-edge of health trends and activities. That’s why we added Terrawave Yoga to our growing roster of classes.... Read more

  • Helpful Tips Before Your First Trip to Aruba

    Getting ready for your beach getaway? Let us help you with these insider tips. ... Read more

  • February is the Month of Love | Come Celebrate Our New Vegan & Vegetarian Menu

    Aruba is at the height of its culinary peak and our newest menu is guaranteed to impress even the most discerning foodies. A couple words to describe our Vegan & Vegetarian menu are: sensational, decadent, and guilt-free. ... Read more

  • Your Body is Demanding a Beach Vacation Right Now

    Sunshine is good for your health! Don’t let the winter blues get you down. Head to the tropics and leave the worries of yesteryear behind. Here are the top three reasons your body is demanding a beach vacation right now: ... Read more

  • Aruba Does Christmas Differently: Feel the Dutch, Venezuelan, and Caribbean Traditions

    We bet you think Aruba celebrates Christmas just like all of the other islands? Well, you are wrong! With an eclectic mix of cultures, we chose the best customs from each country and blend them seamlessly. ... Read more

  • The Health Benefits of Fruit Smoothies

    Head to Pega Pega Beach Bar & Grill this morning for an irresistibly fresh fruit smoothie, jam packed with nutrients and essential minerals. Go home feeling healthier and more radiant than ever because fresh fruit has the ability to replenish the body, leaving you feeling light and airy, while glowing from the inside.... Read more

  • Now is the Best Time to Visit Our Picturesque Island

    If you are like us, then you love being surrounded by stunning white-sand beaches, the sound of the waves crashing in the background, and the promise of sunshine all day long. Now, more than ever, Aruba is the optimal place to vacation and relax. While other islands in the Caribbean are rebuilding from the hurricane season, Aruba was fortunately untouched and remains ready to meet your traveling needs.... Read more

  • Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Aruba

    Everyone knows that Aruba has the finest white-sand beaches and is amongst the cleanest and most beautiful regions in the Caribbean region, but here are some interesting facts you may not know! ... Read more

  • The Top Four Reasons to Get Married in Aruba

    Your dream wedding is a just a plane ride away. A destination wedding in Aruba is fun and easy. Let the natural beauty and cool ocean breeze set the scene for your special day. Check out the top four reasons to tie-the-knot in Aruba:... Read more

  • Airplane Tips to Stay Looking Radiant

    It’s summertime and many of you are coming from near and far to the sunny island of Aruba. Paradise awaits you, but how you arrive may set the tone for your entire trip. Here are some expert tips to keep you fresh and beautiful on your flight.... Read more

  • Sun Lover's Guide To A Healthy Glow In Aruba

    It’s finally summertime and as the temperatures heat up, so does people’s desire for a sultry glow. Here are some beauty tips on how to stay healthy and ravishing while visiting our sunny island. ... Read more

  • Your Own Personal Paradise

    Staying at a boutique resort comes with it’s perks--unwind at our award-winning Eagle Beach, without having to wait for resources. Recently named one of the top ten beaches in the world by Trip Advisor, our friendly staff is waiting to help you create your own tropical paradise. ... Read more


    This April, Manchebo is adding a unique dinning experience to your sultry Spring evenings--every Thursday be swept away by Spanish guitars and Seafood Paella cooked live by Chef Sandro.... Read more

  • Top Three Reasons Aruba Is The Perfect Spring Break Destination!

    Spring Break is right around the corner and for many people that means it’s time to pacify that wanderlust. Manchebo beach resort is dedicated to making your vacation the best one yet! Here’s the top three reason to take the plunge and head to our magnificent beaches: ... Read more

  • Rekindle the Romance this Month

    Magical romance is just a caressing Caribbean breeze away. You’ve taken the first step by planing your secluded beach getaway but now it’s time to ignite the spark! Indulge in these couples bonding activities. ... Read more

  • A New Year, A New You

    The New Year is upon us and we can’t think of a better time to feel alive! Now is the time to pick your New Year’s resolutions and inspire yourself in 2017.... Read more

  • The Holiday For Children In Aruba

    Aruba is a small island but with big cheer, this is how children celebrate the holidays here. ... Read more


    Aruba is a health mecca for wellness vacations. The pristine waters, the plethora of water sports, and the perfect weather allows us to indulge in healthy living.... Read more

  • Sushi, Sushi, Sushi

    Aruba is having it’s own culinary Renaissance which includes entering the sushi game! Although Japan is far away across the sea, Sushi is enjoyed all over the world. ... Read more

  • Quick Tricks to Stay Fit

    Quick tricks to stay fit while on vacation and love yourself by loving your body.... Read more

  • Three Exciting Things to Do in Aruba

    The 3 exciting activities in Aruba: Scuba & Snorkeling, the Natural Pool in Arikok National Park, the Butterfly Farm in Oranjestad.  ... Read more

  • Aruba Si, Aruba Sa, Aruba Loves Quinoa

    In Aruba, like anywhere else in the world, everyone (or at least, a lot of health conscious people, organic consumers and Non-GMO supporters) is raving about it: Quinoa.... Read more

  • Make A Wish

    Have your heart set on something special? Take a Manchebo’s driftwood chair. This treasured tangle of weathered wood just off the Chophouse Patio is said to have been the throne of the Queen of Saba, who reigned over our Dutch Caribbean sister island.... Read more

  • No Wellness Like Aruba Wellness

    As part of the Aloe Wellness Month, — an Aruba Tourism Authority initiative for the month of June, where local resorts and top of the line spas participate by offering one-of-a-kind deals and packages to give visitors a glimpse of some of Aruba’s most invigorating health and wellness experiences... Read more

  • Summer Is Coming

    Yes, even here in Aruba, where you might think that summer is eternal, the seasons change.... Read more

  • April Fun And Royal Festivities

    After a good round of April jokes and pranks, Aruba is ready for yet another grand celebration. ... Read more

  • In Celebration Of Aruba's 40th National Flag And Anthem

    Before we throw ourselves into the festivities happening around the island this month, we better refresh our recollections of the significance of the occasion.... Read more

  • Manchebo Milestones: Mrs. Dilia Rasmijn

    This February, Manchebo Beach Resort honors Mrs. Dilia Rasmijn for her 40 years of service and dedication (who can fill these shoes, nowadays?).... Read more

  • Love Is All Around Aruba

    Let me begin with a shocker: not everybody celebrates Carnival in Aruba! The same goes for Valentine’s Day or any other special day or holiday celebration.... Read more

  • Happy New Year, Happy New Year, May We All...

    Time cannot be reversed, but we can educate ourselves to avoid past mistakes.... Read more

  • On The Beach For The Holidays With Bubbles and a Bang!

    To share a bit more about Aruba’s remarkable variety of year-end traditions, I had to dig deep into my own childhood memories. ... Read more

  • TG, It's November!

    Although it’s not a traditional local holiday in Aruba, I know many friends and families who celebrate Thanksgiving here on the island. ... Read more

  • Back To Self With Spa Del Sol's After Summer Soothers

    Allow me to start this post with a little self-reflection. I live on one of the sunniest, most beautiful islands on earth (okay, I haven’t seen them all, but I’m... Read more

  • Blissful Blue Moon Yoga in Aruba

    The expression Once In A Blue Moon. Elvis Presley, Billie Holiday, Sinatra (whatever your thrill) singing: “Blue Moon… You saw me standing alone…” Where did the inspiration come from? ... Read more

  • Aruba Smoothie Sampling Tour

    Anyone visiting or living in Aruba knows what a smoothie (or batido) is, I hope. It’s made out of anything you can imagine, as long as the main ingredients are produce and properly pureed. ... Read more

  • Happy International Yoga Day

    To celebrate its first year of existence on June 21, I’m dedicating this post to all the lovely and inspiring Yogis and Yoginis around the world.... Read more

  • Turista Riba Mi Isla (Tourist On My Island)

    We - locals living on this paradisiacal island called Aruba - tend to forget how fortunate we are to have this tiny piece of land to call our own.... Read more

  • About This Blog

    Join me on this new journey to a healthier, happier and more conscious life in Aruba.... Read more

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