Best Aruba Shopping

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    9. Wharfside Flea Market

    Bring your best haggling tricks and get ready to bargain for T-shirts, local arts, crafts and delicacies. This flea market at the dock of Oranjestad's harbor used to be Aruba's first public market. Years ago, before...

    Photo courtesy of Albert Braamskamp
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    8. La Linda

    From luxury malls and top-tier global brands to extensive variety shops, outdoor flea markets and off-the-beaten-path specialty stores, shoppers can exceed their wildest expectations in Aruba. But, if visitors want...

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    6. Super Food Plaza

    Once located on the L.G. Smith Boulevard, surrounded by all the island's bigger supermarkets in Oranjestad, Super Food has come a long way. From grocery store filled with fresh produce and Dutch brands to the new and...

    Photo courtesy of Albert Braamskamp
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    5. Trash By Ronchi

    Although its name suggests otherwise, Trash By Ronchi is a one-of-a-kind fashion and lifestyle boutique that specializes in trendy island wear for the young and the young at heart. Local fashion designer Ronchi De...

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    4. Fantasea

    Fantasea's hip and colorful concept is a feast for the eye and imagination, showcasing a captivating array of travel essentials like the international luggage and lifestyle brand Kipling. For swim, beach, surf and...

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    3. Foot Fit

    For anyone living on this planet, who's never heard of the German brand Birkenstock... we're talking about sandals here. And not just any sandals, but probably one of the most comfortable footgear on earth. Okay,...

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    2. Penha Aruba

    Founded in 1865 by the Penha family in Curaçao, this renowned company evolved into one of the leading beauty and lifestyle retailers in the Caribbean. With luxury brands like Estee Lauder, Clinique, Chanel, Dior, a...

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    1. Caribbean Queen

    "Adorn yourself with eminence and dignity, and clothe yourself with honor and majesty" is Caribbean Queen's motto and their amazing collection of one-of-a-kind accessories for all woman of the world, is the proof -...

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About Aruba Shopping

From upscale shopping malls filled with the most luxurious brands, exquisite restaurants, movie theaters and casino, to the sweet and colorful handicraft and souvenir kiosks along the harbor - Aruba has it all and everything in between. Stroll through historic downtown Oranjestad, browse the local shops, try a Pastechi (an authentic Aruban snack) and make sure to take a picture with the brand new I LOVE ARUBA sign in front of the government office building. For more entertainment and late-night shopping, the high-rise hotel area offers the newest malls, bars, clubs and dining choices on the island. While downtown stores are open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 am to 6 pm, shopping hours in and around the hotels remain open to 9 pm. For the shop till you drop customers who want to cover the whole island, book a round-trip to Aruba's "Sunrise City" San Nicolas, where the Carubbian Festival takes place every Thursday from 6 pm to 10 pm and shop, mingle, party with the locals.                              


About Liliana Erasmus

Born and raised in Aruba, Liliana moved to the Netherlands to continue her college education in Marketing. Since 1998 she’s been back on her beloved island, where she is working as a full-time writer in her native language Papiamento and in Dutch, official language of the Dutch Caribbean.
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