Baby Beach – this beach is located in Seroe Colorado at the southeastern end of the island. This area was once known as “The Colony” because executives and their families lived in a gated community during the bustling half-century operation of the Lago Refinery. Baby Beach is a sandy half-moon sandy expanse in a calm […]
Aruba Ostrich Farm (Matividiri 57, Paradera – towards the northeast coast) — Although Africa is the native land of the ostrich, this intriguing bird is also found in Aruba’s rugged landscape. The Aruba Ostrich Farm welcomes visitors to come and meet its 80-count flock of the largest living species in the world. Visitors are encouraged […]
Arashi Beach – this beach is located north of Malmok Beach, at the edge of a residential area. It skirts a barren lunar landscape and the winding road that leads up to the majestic California Lighthouse. This is a quiet narrow stretch of beach with makeshift huts and a large parking area. A favorite with […]
Aruba Trading Department Store (Weststraat 17, Oranjestad) – opened in 1928, this elegant and oldest department store in the heart of downtown Oranjestad has been recently renovated with a touch of class that has made it one of the island’s most distinguished collection of stores. They offer the widest assortment of world-renowned perfumes and cosmetics, […]
Holland Aruba Mall (Haventraat 6, Oranjestad) – this up-and-coming shopping center has retailers such as Kenneth Cole, as well as several souvenir shops and an outdoor café.
Alhambra Casino (J.E. Irausquin Blvd. 47, Oranjestad) – just stops away from the Beach, the Alhambra boasts over twenty years of consistent ownership and tradition combined with over 300 state-of-the-art slot machines, a wide range of table games. guests will find a daily to-do list complete with Cash Bingo, Tournaments, Cash Giveaways and more. Just […]
NOTE ON DUTY-FREE SHOPPING IN ARUBA: Aruba is a virtual paradise for shopping visitors, with a wider selection of international brand name products than anywhere else in the Caribbean or South America, at pricing 10% – 35% lower than in the USA. South Americans may save even more, and European brands are usually better-priced here […]
Royal Plaza (L.G. Smith Blvd. 95, Oranjestad) – this shopping center, just across from Oranjestad’s cruise ship harbor, in housed in a flamingo pink Dutch colonial building. Along with retailers like Nautica, Benetton and Tommy Hilfiger, there are cafes a cyber café, and even a post office.
Renaissance Marketplace (L.G. Smith Blvd. 95, Oranjestad) – this shopping area – connected with Renaissance Mall – offers a full range of dining choices from fast-food to gourmet. Shopping finds include over 120 stores offering clothing, jewelry, souvenirs, designer sunglasses, gifts and linens. There are also entertainment options offered by its movie theater, nightlife spots […]
Renaissance Mall (L.G. Smith Blvd. 95, Oranjestad) – this mall, also by Oranjestad’s cruise ship terminal, offers a variety of shops, as well as eateries, and entertainment options. With two different locations to explore, visitors can choose from luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Chopard and Gucci at the Mall, including a foot massage at Okeanos […]