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Natural Pool

Windward Coast, Aruba
297 582 3777
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Ranked #11 of 95 attractions in Aruba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Swimming
Traveler Description: It's The Journey Really! The only way to experience this is to adventure out there yourself. Don't hire anybody; Hire a jeep and experience the... more »
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Sewanee, Tennessee
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122 reviews 122 reviews
30 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This is a must see while in Aruba. It is what island swimming is supposed to be. It can get crowded, which stirs up the water, but if you wait a while, people leave and you can have it almost to yourself. Gorgeous, and a beautiful gem of a find.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

This was pretty fantastic to see and experience. We had rented a jeep for our week in Aruba and so we did the ride to the Natural Pool ourselves. It is definitely worth seeing. In the parking lot there is a food and drink stand. I felt very safe in pool. I'd suggest bringing water shoes since there are some... More

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Sidney, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We rented a jeep (2 girls) and navigated to the natural pool through the national park. Although we were able to get everywhere we needed to go in the jeep it was very rough. We entered by the wind turbines (if you go enter at a closer location to cut out some of the drive - unless you want the... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We took a "jeep" tour there... the tour was fun with stops along the way and the pool was nice, too but just not that great. Luckily when we got there it was crowded with a couple of other tours but they left about shortly after we arrived. Pool has some fish in it and lots of crabs on the... More

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Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

The natural pool was one of the coolest places I have ever been. Breathtaking views, and a sight you will never forget. However, book a tour to take you there. It is impossible to get into your rental car and get there easily. There are no defined road signs to get there and mostly dirt, rocky roads. When we went... More

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tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Hired a local to show us around the island and this was this was at the top of our list to visit. We were not disappointed. We swam at the natural pool, enjoyed the beauty of Gods creation. The only complaint is the roads to get there. You MUST have a 4wheel drive.

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Norwood, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This was a jeep tour through DePalm tours and was a home run. Tour guide AJ was top notch and made the tour a success. Natural Bridge, Chapel and lighthouse area nice to see, but the off road ride and the natural pool were great

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Lincolnshire
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288 reviews 288 reviews
76 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We didn't real use that this is a SEA rock pool within the National Park. The pool is very over rated for what it is and can be very crowded with all the trips going there. It's just a large rock pool with waves that crash over the rocks surrounding the pool. It is difficult to get into and out... More

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Hollis, New Hampshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a must see. Bring you water shoes as the rocks get slippery. Once in the pool, the sea swells crash over the top of the rocks and spray down over the pool. It's truly a cool experience. Can be dangerous.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Fun way to see Aruba. Ronald from De Palm tours was our guide and was great! Bumpy and wild but worth it! I would suggest water shoes for climbing down into the natural pool because it was very slippery. Beautiful scenery along the way so bring a camera.

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