Spring break isn’t just for friends home from college — there’s a whole world of family-centric locales and promotions your crew should take advantage of this season. When planning a warm-weather vacation when the kids are home, few choices guarantee more sun and fun than Aruba.
Following an impressive renovation, Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino has a Family Escape offer just in time for spring break, including 20 percent discounts and a slew of amenities:
- Daily full buffet breakfast for two adults and two children at Laguna Restaurant.
- One 80-minute coconut couple’s massage with childcare included at ShocoLand Adventures and Games Kid’s Club.
- A Hilton Aruba beach palapa for four days.
- De Palm Island family full-day excursion, including visits to the island’s beloved flamingos, water park and slides, banana boat rides, snorkeling and more.
Guests must book by Feb. 29, and stay for a minimum of five consecutive nights March 9–April 26. Rates begin at $765 per night.
The property is made for entertaining guests of all ages and interests, so in addition to the offer inclusions, families have a whole world of opportunities. Relax on the beach or by one of the resort’s two pools; hop on complimentary bikes and explore the island, check out the nearby butterfly farm and see more of the stunning countryside with some helpful directions from the resort’s concierge team; or check out the casino — make your own itinerary, you’re on island time.
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