Agave in the foreground. Phoenix sylvestris palms in the background. Gray gravel as a ground cover.
Cacti and Succulents
Aloe vera. Non-native feral plant, which does very well here. Visit the Aloe plantation in Curaçao.
The pony tail palm makes a large bulb like a trunk. This is partly in the ground. It is not a palm, but a succulent and related to the Agaven.