Aruba is a beautiful island in the Caribbean Sea. It has a tropical climate with year-round temperatures between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. As a result, you can visit Aruba at any time you wish: the weather is almost always pleasant. Do you visit Aruba specifically for its white beaches or do you plan some island hopping in the Netherlands Antilles? The vaccinations you require vary per island. Also, if you travel to Venezuela – or any other country in South America – before or after your stay in Aruba, you may need additional vaccinations. Besides protecting yourself against possible infectious diseases, beware of the bright sunlight and avoid mosquito bites. Dengue occurs in Aruba. Malaria is not prevalent on the island. We are happy to tell you which vaccinations you require for Aruba and gladly advise on additional precautions you can take to enjoy a healthy holiday in this wonderful part of the Dutch Caribbean. Click here to make an appointment with a nurse.
Aruba vaccinations: what are the health risks?
You may encounter diseases in Aruba against which you are normally not immune. The right vaccinations can protect you against these diseases. Check out the main health risks in this country below, so you know immediately which specific vaccinations Aruba requires. Also read our tips for travelling. This way you can best protect yourself against health risks from water, food, sun and insects.
In this country Yellow Fever is not prevalent. However, when you’re traveling FROM a Yellow fever area vaccination can be COMPULSORY. Please contact KLM Health Services to discuss or vaccination applies to you.
Recommended vaccinations and risks
In this country Chikungunya is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.
In this country dengue fever is prevalent. A good protection against mosquito bites in the daytime is necessary.