The 50 Best Things To Do In Oranjestad, Aruba in 2021


Looking for adventure? Climb Hooiberg, Aruba's famous mountain located at the center of the island, with a view from its 541-foot peak that extends as far as Venezuela on a clear day.

The Butterfly Farm

Aruba Streetcar

Bushiribana Gold Mill Ruins

Aruba Ostrich Farm

Renaissance Mall

Renaissance Mall Aruba, discover the difference, think luxury. As a renowned luxury shopping destination and a favorite playground for fashionistas and socialites, the Renaissance Mall is the only shopping complex in the Caribbean with high end retailers under one roof. This fashion destination is a must when visiting the island of Aruba. Customers can peruse through a variety of women’s and men’s apparel, footwear, eyewear, perfumes, cosmetics and jewelry. The Renaissance Mall includes Louis Vuitton, Prada, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Carolina Herrera, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, Chopard, David Yurman, Rolex and Cartier. With these and other A-list designer stores, the Renaissance Mall maintains a level of excellence for all shoppers.

Surfside Beach

Seroe Colorado

Watch the sunrise from this cliff. You won't regret it - or forget it.

Saint Franciscus Church

Bushiri Karting Speedway

Open Tuesday-Saturday 3pm-10pm & Sunday 1pm-9pm (Closed Monday). Experience the thrill of outdoor kart racing in Aruba! We are the only outdoor karting track in Aruba. Where you can experience extremely fast kart racing with high speed passing zones and hairpin turns in 9hp 45mph karts. Arrive and Drive sessions are 10 minutes each race and may include as many as 15 drivers. We can cater to special events--birthday parties, or corporate events, you name it, just call to reserve. Racing helmets, head socks, and instruction for first time racers is provided, and our staff oversees every race to ensure individuals are driving safely and obeying the rules.For drivers attending a junior (8 to 15 years of age) session, a parent or legal guardian must attend. To act as a drivers guardian you must be over 18 years of age. REMEMBER: MUST WEAR CLOSED TOE SHOES! FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DRIVE KARTS BAREFOOT OR IN SLIPPERS! BUSHIRI KARTING SPEEDWAY Fast action for everyone!

Balashi Gold Mill Ruins

Splash Park Aruba

Ocean fun in the sun! Sports and Water Park located at Surfside Beach for the young and young at heart.

Alhambra Casino

Alhambra casino is the place to play in Aruba.

Palmera Rum Factory

Wilhelmina Park

This small waterfront park features a statue of Queen Wilhelmina, the leader of the Netherlands during the first half of the twentieth century.

Fort Zoutman Historical Museum

The Historical Museum of Aruba is housed within the oldest buildings of Aruba, the Fort Zoutman, that was built in 1798, and the Willem III Tower, built in 1868. Both are protected monuments since 2011 and are our witnesses of the rich history and prosperity of Aruba’s capital, Oranjestad. Once inside Fort Zoutman, you are bound to feel the history seeping through the walls while learning more about Aruba’s heritage. The entrance fee is $5. The Bon Bini Festival, a year-round folkloric celebration, is held every Tuesday night at Fort Zoutman in Oranjestad from 7pm to 8:30pm. The entrance fee is $10.

Royal Plaza Mall

Lourdes Grotto

Aruba Glass Ceramics

Visit our studio and see us work with glass and ceramics! You might have already seen our blue glass drops coming in at the airport. Take a workshop glass bead making at the torch and experience melting glass. or drop in for a studio visit! Monday 10am-1pm and Thursday 10am-1pm

National Archaeological Museum Aruba

Small museum traces the history and development of the island of Aruba through a collection of interesting artifacts featuring a skeleton thousands of years old.

Wind Creek Seaport Casino

Wind Creek Seaport Casino Seaport Casino the only waterfront casino on the island. In addition to great and new slot machines, traditional table games, Wind Creek Seaport casino also offers Race & Sports book with screens show casing most major sport events. Open Everyday from 10:00AM until 4:00AM Find Your Winning Moment


Cosecha is a store created with the purpose of giving local artists & artisans a place to display and sell their products. Cosecha, translated into the word “harvesting”, reflects the diversification of the Aruban craft heritage and the artistic supply of artisans, with personal inspirations and craftsmanship exposed in their products. All of the artists & artisans have a SEYO (a Seal of Authentication), this is a proof that the pieces in Cosecha are guaranteed to have been made on our island Aruba. A commission of experts’ awards the certification based on UNESCO criteria. The Cosecha’s stores has been recognized by the Aruba Quality Seal program developed by the Aruba Tourism Authority and also the Health and Hapiness code. We took all the necessary precautions to make your future visit a safe one. Stay pending for our webshop...We will be shipping Internationally very soon!

Beth Israel Synagogue

First Class Experience Aruba

VIP Airport Hosting Service. Skip The Lines at the Aruba Airport. Personal Assistance at the airport. Vip lounge facilities. Hassle free travel. Vip Transportation. Personalized assistance with other services for an exclusive & unique experience.

Wind Creek Crystal Casino

Wind Creek Crystal Casino Located in the beautiful downtown Oranjestad, Wind Creek Crystal Casino cordially WELCOMES all guests to join in an exciting gaming experience we have to offer. Wind Creek Crystal Casino offers the best variety and latest slot machines. We also offer Black Jack, Roulette, 3-Card Poker, Baccarat and of course Caribbean Stud Poker. Crystal Casino offers a 24-Hours gaming experience at all table games and slot machines in an elegant yet laid back atmosphere. Find Your Winning Moment

Protestant Church

Aruba Trail Runner's

Guided trail runs and hikes in Aruba's beautiful wilderness. Escape the hotel's and experience nature on the rugged eastern side of the island.

Seaport Village

The island's largest entertainment and shopping facility is home to the Aruba Sonesta Resorts.

Cas di Cultura

Aruba's National Theatre and Cultural Center since 1958. Here you can witness several productions ranging from school plays to high caliber musicals.

BAZ-RRR Galleria & Brasserie

Renaissance Convention Center

The Island Shop

Governor's Bay Beach

Seaport Crystal Theatre

Numismatic Museum

This museum's collection of more than 30,000 coins and currencies from around the world date back to 5th century B.C., from the Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire and ancient Chinese dynasties.

De Man Shell Collection

This collection of shells is located in a private home but is open to the public.

L'America Gallery

The art you will find here is a tasteful mix of sculptures, paintings and objects, from various countries in the South America. If the art inspires you or you are feeling creative, we have an assortment of art supplies. What pairs best with art? Wine of course! We carry exclusive red & white wines, not found in an average convenience store.

Galeria Eterno

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Gift & Specialty Shops

Scuba & Snorkeling

Fishing Charters & Tours

City Tours

Boat Tours

Private Tours

Submarine Tours

Sightseeing Tours

Vespa, Scooter & Moped Tours

Motorcycle Tours

Horseback Riding Tours