A Tropical Oasis in Aruba
Useful Info & Beaches
The official currency is the Aruban florin, which is divided into 100 cents. The current exchange rate is Afl. 1.80 to the U.S. Dollar. U.S. Dollars are widely accepted for payments in Aruba.
Atlantic Standard Time, which is one hour ahead of New York (except during Daylight Savings when the time is the same). Greenwich Time (GMT) is four hours ahead of Atlantic Standard Time.
Aruba's tap water is potable, pure and refreshing and is distilled on Aruba in one of the largest saltwater desalination plants in the world.
The island has a voltage standard of 110 A.C, the same as in the U.S. and Canada. Adaptors for European plugs are available at the Front Desk.
The native language in Aruba is Papiamento. However, the official language is Dutch and both English and Spanish are widely spoken. Our staff is multi lingual speaking Dutch, English, German, Spanish and Papiamento.
At a five minute walk from Paradera Park you will find "Parke Curazon" (Park of the Heart) with various exercise facilities. Walking and jogging trails in a beautiful, "cunucu" (country) setting, basketball and exercise facilities.
Use of facilities is free of charge.
As an extra service to its guests, Paradera Park has a complimentary beach set (beach chairs, towels and cooler) available for use during the period of your stay with us.
All beaches in Aruba are public beaches and open day and night to everybody living or vacationing on the island.
Your own beach chairs can be used anywhere you wish. To complement your day at the beach, snorkeling gear is available for rent at our Front Desk.
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