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Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, February 24th, 2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,993
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Virus

Anyone hear anything about a virus going around Aruba? Friends of my parents were just there and got really sick and couldn't come home until 3 days after their scheduled departure because they were...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 15th, 2008, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Favorite Snorkle Spots

We have snorkeled with Windie she takes small groups. She will pick you up at your hotel and do a snorkel with you from the shore. She is great!! This is her website...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 10th, 2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,986
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: a daytrip to bonaire?

Kent- Thanks things are good. Trying to get through the school year. Dreaming of Bonaire. My parents just returned from 2 weeks in Aruba. They had a great time.

Sherry- I agree with Kent. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 10th, 2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,986
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: a daytrip to bonaire?

Sherry- There is a new airline Tiara that flies from Aruba to Bonaire. It's supposed to be a very reliable airline. From what I've been reading on the Bonaire website DAE has become a very...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, March 14th, 2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,747
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: OK, last minute advice

Robin make sure you leave time to sit your butt in a chair and look at the ocean. Otherwise you will need a vacation from your vacation. Have fun!!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, February 25th, 2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,856
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Dolphin issue back on the table - DePalm island

I think that dolphins are beautiful, intelligent creatures that should not be captured for our entertainment. I'd love to swim with one, but would never pay to swim with one in captivity. Maybe...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Sunday, February 3rd, 2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,414
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Snorkel question

Has anyone every snorkeled at Hole in The Wall? or Santo Largo? If you have how was the snorkeling? Was the entry exit easy? How deep?
THanks
Jen
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, September 19th, 2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,769
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: what timeshare?

I'm not a timeshare owner but my parents own at the Divi and if I had the $$ I'd buy there. I've stayed there several times, and I love it. I love that there are three pools and one of them is...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 26th, 2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,640
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Depalm Island Anyone?

I'm very disappointed with what DePalm island has done ecologically. The reef is dead. They do little if anything to educate their guests about the fragile nature of the reef. I have seen many...
Forum: Lisa's Box of Treasures Thursday, June 21st, 2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,422
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Fiesta di San Juan y Dera Gai

My mom and I were in Aruba one year at this time of the year and went to the Dera Gai festival by the Alahambra casino. It was really fabulous to see everyone doing traditional dances and try some...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 8th, 2007, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,642
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Where to go for Breakfast

You have to try Linda's Pancakes. The best dutch pancakes. They are so good, and the people their are very friendly
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,628
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Self guided Jeep tours? To do with someone or without someone...

We did a tour on our own trying to get to the Natural Pool and ended up hot sweaty and with a flat tire. We enjoyed the guided tour so much more. Especially when going to the Natural Pool. You...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, March 10th, 2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,862
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: WiFi at Divi Village?

Thanks! so you purchase a package at the front desk and they give you a code or something to log on? Is that how it works?
I appreciate this info
Jen
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, March 10th, 2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,862
Posted By Love to Snorkel
WiFi at Divi Village?

Does anyone know if they have WiFi at Divi Village or anywhere near there. My parents are wondering if it's worth it for them to take their lap top.
Thanks
Jen
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, January 12th, 2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,962
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Superbowl

Bears Fan I too am a Bears fan hoping we'll make it past the Seahawks. The Alahambra Casino is close to the Divi you can easily walk or take a golf cart that shuttles back and forth.
Have FUN
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Sunday, September 24th, 2006, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,828
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: De Palm Island vs. Coral Quay

Thanks Sandra for reminding people of this. Just my opinion but the coral at DePalm island is all dead because people have stood on it for years and years, and it is not pretty. If you want to see...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, August 10th, 2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,155
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Where To Buy Lquor?

I'd check the kiosk at the airport too. I got a bottle of Absolut there that sells at home for 19.99 on sale for $8.00.

Jen
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 10th, 2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,622
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Windie's Watersports

Yes Kent that was us. I saw you with your motorized "scooter" I loved snorkeling at Mangel Halto and the corals were so beautiful. The waves were pretty rough that day and my mom was fine until...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Monday, July 10th, 2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,088
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: DePalm Island doubled there price!!

DePalm also cut down many mangroves to build the water park which is really disappointing to me. I won't go back!!
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, July 10th, 2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,319
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Disposable underwater cameras?

I've used the Fuji disposable underwater camera as well as Kodak. They take decent pictures. They don't have a flash so your pictures get a bluish tint, but I think it's worth it. I didn't notice...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, July 7th, 2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,169
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Reply I recieved from FunAruba in regards to the health of the coral.

Jennie - we thank you for your concern and interest, and wish that more
tourists had a similar thought process to you. You will notice from our
website that we are eco-friendly and the coral and...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, July 6th, 2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,477
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Mulligans

Mulligans is the new restaurant at the Divi Links. There is going to be a fancier restaurant there as well but it is a long way from being open. My mom and I had dinner here the first night they...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, July 6th, 2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,622
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Windie's Watersports

I wanted to let all of you know what a great time I had snorkeling with Windie from Windie's Watersports. She is very knowledgeable about the reefs and the best places to snorkel. She picked us up...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 05:12 PM
Replies: 85
Poll: Tulip
Views: 19,470
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Tulip

I was a bit disappointed. The food was good enough but the staff was not friendly to the point of almost being rude. Had tira misu for dessert and it was tasteless.
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,914
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Linda's Pancakes

Had the most delicious apple pancakes. My mom had strawberry which were delcious as well. I felt like I was eating apple pie for breakfast. Our waitress was very sweet and went out of her way to...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,387
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Salt & Pepper

Ate at Salt and Pepper last week. The parking situation is difficult but we did manage to find a spot. We sat outside and the atmosphere was great. There was a two man band playing. We ordered 6...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 52
Poll: Pizza Bob's
Views: 26,931
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Pizza Bob's

My mom and I ate here Sunday night after a long day of traveling. We had a delicious pizza and shared a salad. It was very good. My only complaint is that the beer was a bit warm. Bill's pizza...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 176
Poll: Bingo's
Views: 50,570
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Bingo's

Had dinner at Bingo's last week. We weren't starving so my mom had a bowl of spinach and shrimp soup and I had carpaccio and we shared a side salad. My mom's bowl of soup was huge and delicious. ...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,944
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Please be careful when snorkeling!!

damaging sea life means messing with ecology. throwing trash at the beach or on the streets is the same thing. i too hate to sound preachy but think of whatever your travel destination is as your...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,480
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Back from Aruba

My mom and I had a great trip. I submitted my trip report. I had to submit it under a Divi Aruba resort even though we stayed at Divi Village, because Divi Village wasn't a choice. We snorkeled a...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, July 5th, 2006, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,944
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Please be careful when snorkeling!!

Please be careful while you are snorkeling. While in Aruba last week I saw so many people standing on the coral. This kills it. Coral is a live animal and it is very delicate. There is some...
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 24th, 2006, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: I leave tomorrow

Thanks everyone!! I'll have a great trip and let you know about it when I get back.

Jen
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 24th, 2006, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: I leave tomorrow

Thanks Kent We are flying US Air. Have a great trip!

Jen
Forum: Aruba in General Saturday, June 24th, 2006, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Talking I leave tomorrow

Can't wait to get to sunny Aruba and see that beautiful blue ocean, feel the warm sun, see the iguanas and get in the water with those fish.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, June 19th, 2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,556
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Leaving Sun. couple of ?'s

My mom and I are leaving on Sunday. Can hardly wait. I have a couple of questions ( and I'm sure I'll think of more later in the week).

Where is the good place to get Gelatto?

Has anyone...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, June 13th, 2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,170
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Need Your Feed Back Folks

Charles- I read whatever is in the timeshare room at Divi Village and also what's in the red and white bag they hand out at the airport.
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, May 26th, 2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,791
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: The Natural Pool

Hi Bart- We tried to get there once on our own in a jeep and ended up with a flat tire and a long hot day. In my opinion the driving is unlike anything you have ever seen before. The next year we...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006, 08:16 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,473
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: poetry in motion, feel free to add on

A mother-daughter trip with fun galore
For my mom and I this will be trip four.
Snorkeling is the thing that is the most fun
For us to do in the sun.
Our trip will begin in June
I am so excited...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 18th, 2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,476
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Help wanted - packing carry on only!!

A friend of mine goes to St. John every year for 10 days. She and her husband bring only and carry on each and that includes snorkel equipment. Personally I don't think I could do it. My...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 15th, 2006, 08:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,171
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: What's everyone's favorite budget restaurants in Aruba?

Inside the Alahambra casino is Cleo's they serve great sandwiches and it's nice for a cheap dinner.
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 11th, 2006, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,512
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Snorkeling at Mangel Halto

Thank you so much!!
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, May 9th, 2006, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,512
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Snorkeling at Mangel Halto

Thank you so much. I'd really appreciate it. We love to snorkel at Malmok and Arashi. Last year snorkeled the same spot at Malmok just about every day and saw something new each day. Just thought...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 8th, 2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,512
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Snorkeling at Mangel Halto

Hi Chef Matt thank you for your help. Do you know anything about Windie's Watersports? I think it would maybe be good for us to do a guided tour of sorts but they aren't replying to my email.
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, May 8th, 2006, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,512
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Question Snorkeling at Mangel Halto

Hi- Going to Aruba the end of June with my mom. We love to snorkel at Malmok and Arashi. Went on the Tranquilo last year and had a great time but it wasn't enough time snorkeling for me. I'd love...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,534
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: snorkel gear

I also wear contacts and snorkel with them in and have never had any type of a problem. I clean them each night. I've never had a problem with them floating away either and I spend a lot of time in...
Forum: Aruba in General Friday, April 28th, 2006, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,339
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Turtles

Jeff what time of the year was it when you saw the turtles? Where were you? Thanks
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, April 27th, 2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,339
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Turtles

Thanks Chef Matt we'll be staying at Divi Village in end of June. We've never snorkeled there as there didn't seem much to see but maybe we'll have to try it. I've seen turtles snorkeling in...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, April 25th, 2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,339
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Turtles

Wow Jeff you are so lucky! What time of the year was it when you saw the turtles hatching?
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, April 24th, 2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,339
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Turtles

I agree they are beautiful to see. Are they nesting now Charles?
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, April 24th, 2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,339
Posted By Love to Snorkel
Re: Turtles

I don't know if that is early. They always go at this same time of year and said they usually see the turtle areas while they are there.
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