Extensive video of Caribbean Island of Aruba including beaches, resorts, nightlife, restaurants, activities, shopping and the best that Aruba has to offer. Located 15 miles north of Venezuela in the warm waters of the southern Caribbean, Aruba is home to beautiful white-sand beaches, 82-degree days, and some of the warmest people in the world. Our island is 19.6 miles long and 6 miles across, with a total area of 70 square miles. We’re located just below the hurricane belt, and unlike many islands in the Caribbean, our climate is dry, so we rarely have a rainy day. Miles of beaches that have been named some of the best in the world, here, you’ll find most of the hotels and all-inclusive resorts.