Once a Dutch colony, Aruba has enjoyed independence since 1986.
English, Dutch and Spanish are widely spoken on the island.
Aruba’s currency is the florin, although U.S. dollars (and, of course, credit cards) are accepted almost everywhere.
The island’s average October high temperature is 29 C.
Aruba lies outside the hurricane belt, so there’s no need to worry about tropical storms derailing your triathlon holiday.
Last minute gear needs? Visit one of Aruba’s two bike shops: FX Sports Co. or Tri-bike Aruba.
Yes, you can drink the water. Aruba’s tap water is rated among the best in the world.