Accommodations

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 well as the ever-popular all-inclusive resort. As you begin your search, you can narrow it down to a specific style, or review them all to figure out which option will ultimately work best for you. You will find a few categories of hotels to choose from in the area, including a few hotels and one resort.… more…

Hotels

There is a lot of variety in the hotels… more…

Villa Complexes

A truly dynamic city, Oranjestad finds… more…

All Inclusive

Beach front access, endless amounts of… more…

Transportation

If you manage to arrive on the island of Aruba without first touching… more…

Air Travel

The most direct access to a vacation in Oranjestad is to fly. more…

Rental Cars

The Caribbean is known for poor driving conditions and ancient rental… more…

Sailing & Boating

Sailing is a popular pastime in the… more…

Taxis

Driving in an unfamiliar place can be… more…

Beaches

From central Oranjestad to the north is… more…

Attractions

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

Landmarks

Named for the Dutch Royal Family which was in power during the colonization… more…

Beaches

From central Oranjestad to the north is where you'll find some of the… more…

Natural Attractions

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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 built up around Fort Zoutman, so it is no surprise that sightseeing tours of local historic attractions that tell the tale… more…

Diving

Aruba's southern coast has the most sites to see for divers, with… more…

Bikes & Mopeds

Traffic is heavy in Oranjestad, but the roads are flat… more…

Fishing

Fishing is a popular sport for visitors staying in… more…

Restaurants

Shopping and eating seem to go hand-in-hand, a fact that is especially evident in Oranjestad, which is home to Aruba's famed tax-free harbor.… more…

Food

No two vacations - or vacationers - are exactly alike. Some visitors… more…

Events & Festivals

Arubans are well-known for their fun, easy-going festivals and events.… more…

Nightlife

Snorkeling

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 of their vacation time wearing a snorkel, mask, and fins. Oranjestad is ideally located for snorkeling. The… more…

Sailing & Boating

Sailing is a popular pastime in the Caribbean, and Aruba is no exception.… more…

Fishing

Fishing is a popular sport for visitors staying in… more…

Diving

Aruba's southern coast has the most sites to see for… more…

Weather

Though there are quite clear high and low seasons with regard to tourism in Aruba, the warm temperatures on the island make it the perfect place to visit regardless of what time of year it is. ...rains tend to be erratic and short... The weather of Aruba is tropical but not extreme, with an average temperature of 82 degrees Fahrenheit (28 degrees Celsius). The island lies far outside the Hurricane Belt, so there is virtually no threat of tropical storms. In the vast majority of cases, Aruba will… more…

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