Latest news from De Palm Tours, Aruba
Published on Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 by Oliver Stott
Aruba’s first zipline
New adventure awaits at De Palm Island with the addition of two thrilling attractions included in the all-inclusive price. Aruba’s first zipline is now on De Palm Island, sending guests gliding 460 feet along the island while enjoying breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea.
The adrenaline factor kicks up a notch with the new Extreme Air Jumpers. Feel what it’s like to soar some 25 feet into the air on this award-winning, bungee-style attraction.
All-Inclusive, All Day Long
Now families can fuel their fun all day with the addition of a hot breakfast buffet. When midday hunger strikes, hit the hot lunch buffet featuring local and Caribbean fare, with the grill offering summertime mainstays like burgers, hotdogs, and chicken tenders.
Keep cool with a frozen tropical cocktail from our open bar that also offers ice-cold beers, mixed drinks, and sodas.
De Palm Island online
With the addition of many new activities at De Palm Island this attraction deserved its own website so De Palm recently launched www.depalmisland.com. It gives all the information you need to know about each activity, shows a nice interactive island map and you can book the package you want.
The website is designed by CaribMedia and also available in Spanish.
1 million passengers
This year Atlantis Submarines Aruba will expect its 1 millionth passenger. To celebrate this milestone the millionth passenger will win a trip back to Aruba which includes hotel stay and complimentary tours of De Palm Tours. Each full paying customer has a chance to win this prize and the millionth passenger will be announced once checking in at Atlantis before departure of the tour. Atlantis Submarines is also celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. For more info visit our website.
Employees of De Palm Tours and Atlantis are not eligible to participate in this program.
New Land Rovers
De Palm recently bought 14 new land rovers. They come in without any back seating and in white. It takes approximately one week to transform these white vehicles into the beautiful and recognizable De Palm land rovers.
With these 14 new land rovers De Palm is adding more vehicles to the fleet of a very popular activity and offering more space. Yearly De Palm has an average of 30.000 guests making use of this fun activity, top rated on TripAdvisor.
The new Coconuts
All three location of De Palm’s Coconuts retail stores went through reconstruction & renovation and are looking better than ever. You can find Coconuts at De Palm Island, De Palm Pier (between Riu and Hilton Resort) and on the beach at Occidental Grand.
Coconuts will take care of all your beachwear necessities carrying premiere beach brands like O’Neil, Body Glove, Reef, 69 Slam and Vitamina A. So whether it is a day of play under the sun or a night of romance under the twinkling stars, Coconuts’ extensive selection of swimsuits, sunglasses, beach toys, dresses, sandals and gifts is stocked to meet your fashion and souvenir needs.
Did you know that De Palm Pier is also one of the best locations on Aruba for a cocktail while enjoying the sunset (if not on the Palm Pleasure Sunset Sail).
Sea TREK® Aruba wins Reef Alliance Award
We are proud to announce that Sea TREK is the 2014 Reef Alliance Award winner! The Sea TREK team’s dedication to conservancy is evident not only in the amount of trash collected and the number of volunteers that participated in Reef Alliance Day, but also in their daily efforts. Miriam, Manager at De Palm Island shares that her team is dedicated to keeping their dive site beautiful year round. With continued pro-active efforts such as this, eco-tourism will help conserve the health of our oceans while simultaneously educating the public about its beauty and importance. Sea TREK Aruba was last year’s Sea TREK operator of the year.
Proposals with De Palm
Did you know that De Palm’s activities and De Palm Island are a popular destination for marriage proposals? Imagine somebody performing on Palm Pleasure during a romantic sunset sail or going down on one knee while off-roading and exploring the north side of Aruba. De Palm Island also offers many different ways to ask the love of your life. De Palm’s dedicated staff is always willing to help to set up the proposal someone simply cannot reject. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biba Dushi – Aruba’s Lifestyle
Exclusively for sale at Coconuts is the unique brand Biba Dushi which represents Aruba’s Lifestyle in clothing, flip flops, caps and many other products. Biba Dushi means “living the sweet life” in our local language Papiamento.
Biba Dushi is available at Atlantis Adventure Center (downtown), Coconuts De Palm Pier (between Riu and Hilton), Coconuts Occidental beach side and Coconuts De Palm Island.
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
De Palm Tours is proud to announce that again they won the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for the different tours and activities they offer. De Palm Tours has three accounts on Tripadvisor where guests share their experiences and for all three accounts they received the Certificate of Excellence award for 2015. The accounts are for the following tours: