Oranjestad: Capital of the one happy island of Aruba
A bustling harbor city, Oranjestad’s streets and malls are dotted with international luxury retailers, diverse boutiques, and dazzling jewelry stores. Fascinating restored landmark buildings are found along the way, such as the green “stadhuis” housing the City Hall where legal marriages are performed.
q Linear Park
A scenic linear park lines the coast from Oranjestad to the airport. A new state-of-the-art tram begins at the cruise terminal, meandering through town, all along the sparkling new landscaped Main Street. Oranjestad is also a jumping nightlife mecca, filled with restaurants, cafes, clubs, lounges, bars and casinos.
If you are visiting Aruba on a Caribbean cruise, you’re in luck! The Port of Aruba is centrally located in downtown Oranjestad, so dining and shopping are at walking distance! Explore the capital of Aruba while picking up unique souvenirs along the way, or schedule a tour right from your ship. We assure you that you will be craving more Aruba as soon as you get back on your ship!
Top Rated Beaches
Aruba’s pristine white sand beaches are some of the most beautiful beaches not just in the Caribbean, but in the entire world. Don’t believe us? Check out our video proof! Whether you’re in the mood to lie out and soak up the sun on the world-renown Eagle Beach, or if you’re a thrill seeker wanting to ride the crystal waves at Andicuri or Dos Playa, Aruba has a beach that will appeal to everyone.