Oranjestad is the capital of Aruba and is a very popular destination, with flights and cruises stopping off in the town on most days. The resort manages to preserve most of its colonial architecture whilst also having plenty of modern aspects to it including its selection of modern cafes and designer shops. It is a fantastic destination for travellers of all ages.
Affordable holidays to Oranjestad are very readily available and the capital of Aruba can be reached from a selection of regional airports. The island’s main airport is a part of Oranjestad, so you don’t need to worry about any transfer time at the other side at all. Make sure you check the CheekyTrip comparison site for more amazing deals to idyllic sunshine destinations like this one. Direct flights to Aruba tend to be around 11 hours long, although from most UK airports you will have to get a connecting flight.
Oranjestad is at its busiest from late autumn until early spring and is one of the most popular places on the island for tourists to visit. Temperatures reach the 30s on most days throughout this period making it a very reliable destination for getting some winter sunshine. Prices tend to be a bit cheaper outside of these months throughout the slightly quieter summer period and this can be the ideal time to visit if you want to experience everything that Oranjestad has to offer without the bustle of crowds.
There are an array of incredible attractions in this lively resort, with something for people of all tastes. Water sports such as windsurfing are common in the area and ideal for those looking for an adrenaline-rush on their holiday! The cafe culture and immaculate beach areas are perfect for anyone who values relaxation. The designer shops in Oranjestad are great for a bit of retail therapy and there are many distinctive sights to see around the town, including Arikok National Park and Fort Zoutman.
The full range of accommodation choices can be found in Oranjestad from luxurious complexes with their own private beach and several swimming pools to the smaller, cheaper self-catered apartments for a more homely stay in the region. Whatever your budget and preferences, Oranjestad is sure to have something for you. There are a number of excellent cafes, bars and restaurants to sample in the region. One of our favourites is Gostoso, which serves a mixture of Portugese and Aruban cuisine.
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