ORANJESTAD, Aruba, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The countdown to love has begun. In just three days, New York residents and visitors will have the chance to warm their hearts and toes on Aruba's One happy island – right in the middle of Times Square.
This Valentine's Day, Aruba invites couples to lounge and relax on a heated pop-up beach in Times Square, where they'll enjoy hourly trip giveaways to the One happy island and photo opportunities under the destination's signature Fofoti tree from noon to 5:30 p.m.
The romance continues at 6 p.m., when couples will renew their vows on the iconic Red Steps and celebrate their love during a reception on the pop-up beach. The ceremony will be broadcast live on the American Eagle Times Square Digital Billboard and webcast live at TimesSquareNY.org. One lucky couple will win a second honeymoon to Aruba, including roundtrip airfare for two and a four night/ five day stay at the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives.
Lovebirds outside of New York City need not despair, as they can share and renew their own love stories through Aruba's Facebook page for a chance to win a second honeymoon to One happy island.Celebrated as one of the most revisited islands in the Caribbean, Aruba is a premier destination for romance, weddings and honeymoons. The island paradise is beloved for its year-round 83-degree temperature, refreshing east trade winds, diverse land and sea activities, historic attractions, authentic and flavor-rich island cuisine, and world-famous sunkissed beaches. Aruba's Valentine's Day festivities are part of the Times Square Alliance's "Free Love in Times Square" initiative, featuring a number of activities and deals inspired by the most romantic day of the year. Aruba-specific offers are provided by the Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives, Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino and Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort. All offers can be redeemed at http://www.aruba.com/sigma/valentines/.