What you need to know?
Dates: April 8 - April 11
Budget per person: $1200 (total trip cost, flight, room, and excursions)
Invite List: Raeven, Neesha, Shantell, TK, Aynesse, Toya, Rosalynn, Brittany.
I'm rooming alone :)
Resort: Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino (price per person: $500 - $600) When booking your room select an adult only and renovated option. You will be responsible for booking your own room by Feb 7. If you would like to coordinate joint rooms feel free to do so. The price may vary the longer you wait.
RSVP: January 30th with $150 deposit via cash app $Lauricin
FYI: This page will be active and updated as details are solidified.
Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino
A glimpse of where we're staying. Revel in relaxation at Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino. Located in the heart of downtown, they offer unparalleled access to beloved hot spots, including Flamingo Beach, Palm Beach and the Renaissance Mall. Their hotel is divided into two zones, one for adults only and one that is family-friendly. Guests can take a water taxi and arrive at our 40-acre private island for an exclusive day of beachfront fun.
Things you need to know
Due to the recent CDC guidelines, everyone is encouraged to have a negative test prior to departure and we are REQUIRED to have a negative test to enter back into the United States. Our resort will have covid testing on site for $50. We will schedule our test for the Friday, April 9. The link to schedule your test will be available closer to the date.
Transportation throughout the trip is taken care of. However, you are responsible for your own transportation to and from the airport. The price to and from the resort is typically $25 - $37. Please bring cash.
MONEY FOR ACTIVITIES AND EXCURSIONS
The total cost for activities and excursions will be $220 per person . Please provide payment by Sunday, March 7. This does not include money for food or anything extra you may need/want. Keep in mind that this is in addition to $150 deposit you all have already paid.
WHAT DOES YOUR MONEY INCLUDE?
(1) Game Night (Premium Open Bar)
(2) Safari Jeep Experience
(3) Transportation for Dinner Every Night
(4) 3 Private Cabanas
If there are more than two people total in your room please be aware that this will be aganist hotel policy. So please be mindful/discrete with check in and check out procedures.
DOES TIME MATTER
Times for events on the itinerary are not flexible. Please be on time!
Please plan to arrive no later than 5PM.
Take this time to relax and get acquainted with the resort. There's a pool bar, dining, and nearby restaurants that are walking distance (1 minute walk) from resort.
DLO SEASCAPE WELCOME PARTY (6:00 PM)
Attire: 90s (Think Aaliyah, TLC, and Destiny's Child Vibes)
Game night! Come ready to turn up! I rented an event space at the hotel with an open bar. Although, the drinks will be paid for please bring dollars for tips.
MASSAGES (9:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
Treat yourself to a morning massage at the spa AT YOUR EXPENSE. Currently, the available times for couple massages are 9:00 AM, 10:15 AM, and 11:30 AM. Only two people are allowed at a time. If you want to schedule a massage please let me know ASAP.
There is no set time to get your covid test, but ensure that it's scheduled for Friday around our other activities.
SAFARI JEEP TOUR AROUND ARUBA (11:15 AM - 2:30 PM)
Attire: Photoready athletic attire. We will visit natural pool, so if you have a desire to get in the water please wear or pack swimsuit.
Arrive in the lobby at 11:15 AM.
Aruba hides numerous attractions in its depths. Around Aruba lets us explore the hidden gems and enjoy fun-filled adventures in Aruba with their tailored island tour. This includes free entrance to the Philip's Animal Garden along with a driver/guide to enlighten us about the significant places and traditions around the place.
Natural Bridge, Bushiribana Gold Ruins, Casibari, Ayo Rock Formation and other such famous landmarks
DINNER AT PAPIAMENTO (6:30 PM)
Attire: Island Tease (Think long flowy dresses)
Check out the menu here
PRIVATE CABANAS AT FLAMINGO BEACH (ALL DAY)
Attire: Your best swimsuit
Transportation: Water Taxi
All I want you to do is relax and feed flamingos. You can come to the cabana at any time, we have it reserved for the entire day. Wear your best swimsuit on this day! We can eat and drink at our own expense at the cabana.
DINNER AT SCREAMING EAGLE (6:30 PM)
Attire: Sparkle it up dressing to impress (Breaking necks! Dress as if it's your birthday!)
Check out the menu here