Aloe has many curative, healing and esthetics properties. It has been an important part of Aruba main economic engine for over 100 years so the Aloe Factory. Aruba was at one point in time the largest producer of the cooling gel earning the name of the Island of Aloe.
Aruba Aloe Company has different products such facial crèmes, lotions, bath gels, shampoo, conditioner, sun blockers and others more for your selection. Do not expect great prices, offers or discounts, but there is plenty other locations around the island that you could purchase them without going to the factory or taking the tour. Keep in mind that after 160 years of producing Aloe on the island, a lot of these products are done in small scales make them more on a boutique type of business.
The tour gives some interesting information about Aloe, some of its products and its history in Aruba. It is not a whole day event, so it could be combining with other activities around Oranjestad, like shopping, lunch or maybe dinner.
There are some discounts available for tickets to the Aloe Factory tour, just ask some of the locals and they will be able to help you The discounts varies from a few dollars off to free tickets, unlike any other attractions on the island that are free, these are worth $ 8 for full price, ask around at your local hotel and/or tour guide andthey will more than happy to assist you.
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