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Oranjestad travel guide

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You're Going to Love Oranjestad

Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba, is a popular port of call in the Caribbean. Though it preserves much of its colonial architecture, the city has a colorful collection of modern cafes, restaurants, and designer shops.

With attractions such as Arikok National Park, Fort Zoutman, and the National Archaeological Museum Aruba, Oranjestad offers visitors an extensive cultural selection as well as a stylish retreat.

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When to Visit Oranjestad

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Mostly sunny is the best way to describe Oranjestad. This holds true year-round with an average temperature of 82 degrees.

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How to Get to Oranjestad

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Where to Stay in Oranjestad

The Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino, a four-star hotel, has a 40-acre private beach and several pools. The Paradera Park Apartments feature studios and one-bedroom rentals with private terraces, cabanas, and hammocks.

Popular Neighborhoods in Oranjestad

Where to stay in popular areas of Oranjestad

How to Get Around Oranjestad

The Cost of Living in Oranjestad

Shopping Streets

L.G. Smith Boulevard, which runs through downtown Oranjestad, houses most high-end shops, malls, and markets.[/

Groceries and Other

Ling & Sons IGA Super Center, a large supermarket, sells organic produce, baked goods, gourmet food, as well as select wines, liquors, and chocolates. Super Food Plaza features organic goods and deli specialties. Oranjestad is relatively expensive, with a gallon of milk averaging 9.50 and a dozen eggs 4.

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Where to Eat in Oranjestad

Gostoso serves a blend of Portuguese and Aruban Cuisine. Specialties include espetada a la marinera and Portuguese-style bacalhau. Entrees average 45. Barefoot Restaurant offers seaside dining and specializes in fresh fish and meat dishes, such as blackened mahi mahi and tenderloin and truffles. Entrees average 54-80.