Dia Betico Croes
Dia Betico Croes Open Water Championship is a 1 km, 3 km, 5 km open water swim held in Commandeurs Bay in Savaneta, Aruba on 27 January 2019. It is hosted by Aruba Open Water Swimming and Aruba Swimming Federation AZB.
The 5 km race will be a CARIFTA qualifying event for males and females in the age group 14-15 and 15-16 years
Aruba, a tiny Dutch Caribbean island off the coast of Venezuela, has dry, sunny weather, blond beaches and gentle surf. Constant trade winds bring cool breezes and cause the divi-divi trees to slope southwesterly. European influence shows in architecture that features Dutch gables painted in tropical pastels. It’s also evident in language, with English, Dutch and Spanish spoken alongside the local tongue, Papiamento