Wondering what to wear in Aruba? The Aruba dress code is tropical, relaxed and a lot of fun so packing for Aruba should be relatively stress free! Yet, there are definitely some items you shouldn’t leave at home. Especially if you’re an Aruba adventure lover like me! Here are all my favourite Aruba outfits and essential items for your Caribbean getaway.
What To Wear In Aruba
Aruba traditional clothing is bright and full of colour! Red, yellow and orange are the most important colours, representing fire during the Dia Di San Juan celebration. Aruba is sunny all year round with an average temperature of 82°F = 27°C. It is windy but this helps you to keep cool. If you’re packing for a trip to Aruba, why not get some extra colours going on girl?
Below, you’ll find lots of different ideas for your Aruba packing list. Scroll through and see what tickles your fancy yay.
Aruba Beach One Piece Swimsuit
The beaches in Aruba are glorious. Crystal clear turquoise waters surround this golden desert island and there’s no better place to grab some rays on your vacation. Maybe you want to take it easy. Or, maybe do lots of active excursions in Aruba! Regardless, here’s some lovely options.
Aruba Beach Two Piece Swimwear
Regardless of your size, you are a goddess. Hello Aruba beach babe! Maybe you prefer the option of two piece swimwear? There’s some beautiful tropical patterns here in many different styles.
Aruba Beach Accessories
I recommend to bring the following accessories for your beach days in Aruba: a pair of sunglasses, an inflatable for the sheer wonderfulness of it all, a sunhat (a big must), sarong, quick dry towel and a beach bag to put it all in.
Day Wear Clothing Styles in Aruba
There are so many lovely clothes to wear in Aruba. For the daytime, wear your cute outfits whilst keeping cool and protected from the sun. For you adventure babes, shorts underneath your dresses and a long-sleeved shirt to keep you covered is recommended. All in all, 2 sundresses, 5 tops, one long sleeved shirt, a jumpsuit, one pair of palazzo pants and some bicycle / high-waisted shorts is all you need.
*Note that wearing your swimwear in restaurants is frowned upon a little by the locals, so make sure to pop something over your swimwear when you go in*
Evening Clothing Styles in Aruba
Your wardrobe for the evening really does not need to be different from the daytime. Dining is relaxed. As long as you look presentable like any other day, you’ll be fine. My recommendation is to just bring a little cardigan in case you become a little chilly and dress up with cute accessories.
What to pack for Aruba
Apart from clothes, I advise you to pack these other travel essentials.
Whatever you do, don’t forget your sunscreen. For your other beauty and health needs, I always like to pack some Lush solid shampoo, some Bio Oil in my bag and a Lily Compact Cup for my time of the month.
There are so many excursions in Aruba that you can do. If you’re up for some exhilarating activities in Aruba, then you’re going to need some adventure travel gear. I always pack my AEE S70 Action Camera, a selfie stick and my mini tripod. I keep all of it in a dry bag and stay connected online with my 24/7 Skyroam WiFi.
Above everything else on this list, don’t leave home without travel insurance!
What to wear in Aruba Packing Checklist
3 x swimwear (swimsuit or two piece swimwear)
Sunglasses, sunhat, beach bag, sarong, quick dry towel
Inflatable for the Aruba beaches or pool
Day Wear Clothing in Aruba
2 x sundresses
5 tops (vest / t-shirt etc), long sleeved shirt
Jumpsuit, palazzo Pants
Bicycle shorts, high waisted shorts
Night Wear Clothing in Aruba
1 cardigan and cute accessories to jazz up your evening look
Water shoes, sneakers and sandals
Other Essential Items
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