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Oranjestad

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When vacationing on Aruba, don't miss taking a tour of Oranjestad, the capital of the small Caribbean island. The palm tree-fringed city streets are lined with Dutch-style buildings and sprinkled with an array of shops offering crafts, souvenirs, and great deals on jewelry. A carefree vibe permeates the charming town that can be explored on foot or on the free eco-trolley. Besides shopping and sightseeing, your Oranjestad itinerary can include a variety of water sports, visits to lively bars and restaurants, and a tour of the historic Fort Zoutman. Oranjestad is in Aruba. Plan your trip to Oranjestad and other Aruba destinations using our handy Aruba day trip website .
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Where to stay in Oranjestad

A hit among tourists, Oranjestad offers a wide selection of accommodations. Within the city itself, most condominiums and beach clubs cluster around Renaissance Beach, or slightly farther south at Surfside Beach. Many visitors opt to head north of the city to stay at one of the luxury resorts in Manchebo Beach or Palm Beach.
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