Welcome to
Oranjestad!


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Oranjestad

From central Oranjestad to the north is where you'll find some of the most popular beaches on the island. Beginning with Druif Beach, you can walk up the coast for about 20…

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Restaurants

Shopping and eating seem to go hand-in-hand, a fact that is especially evident in Oranjestad, which is home to Aruba's…

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As tourism in Oranjestad continues to grow, so do the accommodation offerings. Where once guests were limited to a few small hotels, now there are villas and rental properties as…

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Oranjestad

Aruba's southern coast has the most sites to see for divers, with everything from natural reef to a World War II era sunken ship. Diving depths range from 18 to more than 120…

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Oranjestad

If you manage to arrive on the island of Aruba without first touching ground somewhere in the capital city of Oranjestad, you've performed a great feat, because every form of…

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You Won't Run Out of Options Vacationing in
Oranjestad

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Activities:

Along Aruba's southwest coast is the capital city of Oranjestad, which also happens to be the largest and most popular center of tourism on the island as well. The town was…

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Nightlife

Next to Palm Beach, Oranjestad has the highest concentrations of bars, clubs, and casinos for visitors to choose from as…

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Attractions

Oranjestad is Aruba's capital city and the top choice for many tourists. From days spent shopping and beach hopping…

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Oranjestad

Shopping

The shopping capital of Aruba, Oranjestad has a little bit of everything, plus tax-free shopping to boot. Whether…

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Oranjestad

With several reef systems just off the coast of Oranjestad and several more highly rated tour operators working in town, this is a great destination for those planning to spend some…

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Fishing

Fishing is a popular sport for visitors staying in Oranjestad, and if you haven't sailed yourself to the island, you can…

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Landmarks

Named for the Dutch Royal Family which was in power during the colonization of the island, Oranjestad is the island's…

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Sailing & Boating

Sailing is a popular pastime in the Caribbean, and Aruba is no exception. Tourists planning a trip in Oranjestad will…

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Oranjestad

Driving

Rental cars are a popular choice for vacationers in Aruba who want to strike out on their own and go at their own pace…

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Travel Planning Fundamentals for
Oranjestad


Oranjestad

Spas

Hydrotherapy, aromatherapy, Balinese, Swedish, and more. These are the words you'll see listed at most of the spas…

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Air Travel

The most direct access to a vacation in Oranjestad is to fly. Reina Beatrix International…

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Oranjestad

Sailing & Boating

Sailing is a popular pastime in the Caribbean, and Aruba is no exception. Tourists planning a trip in Oranjestad will…

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