Spread out over the Caribbean Sea are the islands of the Netherlands Antilles. Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao are located just off the Venezuelan coast. The other islands, Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Maarten, are sometimes called the Windward Islands and lie about 550 miles to the north. Aruba is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Palm Beach and Eagle Beach are known as the ultimate tropical white sand beach. The Arubans are friendly towards tourists. Aruba's slogan "One Happy Island" basically says it all! Bonaire is most famous for its underwater world. Over the last two decades, Bonaire has ranked as the finest snorkeling and scuba diving destination in the Caribbean. Curaçao is the largest and most populous island of the Netherlands Antilles.