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robsmom Mar 1st, 2008 12:26 PM

Crowds for Aruba in August
 
My husband, son (9) and I are going to Aruba the last week of August 2008. I am wondering if someone could tell me how you think the crowds will be that week. I am debating on hotels between the Radisson and the Hyatt. I think my decision may hinge on the crowds as I am not sure that i want to get up at 5 am to book a hut at the Hyatt if it is crowded. Any thoughts? thank you.

KVR Mar 1st, 2008 03:49 PM

The weekend of August 30 with be part of Labor Day, so it will be crowded then. We went Labor Day weekend in 2006 and stayed at the Holiday Inn. It was crowded until Tuesday as most people went home. The rest of the week was fine. We did not get up at 7am and stand in the reservation line for a beach hut or restaurant reservations. Not worth it to us.

We are trying to plan a return trip for Labor Day this September. It wasn't crowded enough our last trip that we wouldn't return during that time.


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