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Best things to do in Oranjestad-West

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Natural Feature
“Located right in your front yard! :-) 2 min walk!!!! What can I say! You must see it and you WOW!!!! That is why you chosen this location! )”
23local recommendations
Restaurant
“Unique!! daily open for dinner .. Upscale ; particularly coz at this restaurant you can have your dinner on a bed! Besides only restaurant on the Island that creates a weekly menu with the season items from all over the world. Love it”
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Neighbourhood
“About a 10 minute drive. In 2017 Eagle beach won 2nd best beach in the Caribbean (by TripAdvisor) and the 3rd best beach in the world! It is a nesting site for leatherback sea turtles during the months of March to September, hatching May to Nov. You can rent chairs, umbrellas and there is food and drink for purchase. ”
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Point of Interest
“The Archeological museum is great! I love it. I have even hosted events there. This is LE MUST to learn about our Indian Arawak Heritage and much more!”
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Casino
“Casino with daily bingo located in a mall with Juan Valdez Coffee Shop, Baskin-Robbins/Dunkin Donuts, and Subway. Fusions Wine & Tapas Bar and Twist of Flavors restaurant ”
7local recommendations
Grocery Store
“Superfood is my favourite place to do groceries. It has a variety of Dutch products and popular American brands. What I like about Superfood is the cleanliness of the place and their fresh products. Take notice: Aruba has a ban on single use plastic bags, so you need to take a grocery bag with you for your groceries. I am providing one in the guesthouse which has printed pictures of Aruba's flora and fauna, made by an Aruban nature photographer.”
69local recommendations
Museum
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Restaurant
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“In the city center. Price is a bit high but the food is very good. Vibe is chic-casual.”
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Seafood Restaurant
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“We like this restaurant for their daily fresh catch. Their sport fishing boats are docked right next to our Boat & Breakfast. Ask for the 3 courses menu it's a bargain for the quality”
6local recommendations
Grocery or Supermarket
“My fav grocery store (when i 1st land and need to stock house). They carry brands found in USA & you can sample foods not found in USA! (Fun!) Tip #1 - Be sure to get their Super Food Bonus loyalty card for specials - avail @ Customer ServiceDesk Tip #2 - Download the Dutch dictionary in google translate so you can use the app offline and easily translate the dutch cheese! From their website: "Super Food Plaza is a shopping center that offers a great shopping experience to its customers and where a wide assortment of products can be found under one roof. You can shop for groceries, quality wines & liquors, beauty & health products, interior decorations, furniture, toys for kids and have a great lunch or coffee break at Jack's Café Aruba. Other shops such as a bank, real estate broker, optician, pharmacy, mobile phone store, beauty salon and more are conveniently hosted under the same roof. Super Food Plaza is located in Bubali, on the highway between Oranjestad and the Palm Beach hotel area.””
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Tour Provider
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Restaurant
“This restaurant offers casual dining in a very nice ambiance. International menu.”
7local recommendations
Caribbean Restaurant
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“This place doesn’t have a water view but it makes up for it in service and delicious taste. Dine in a beautiful outdoor patio with music and fresh Arabian breezes.”
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Pub
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Restaurant
“Perhaps one of the most expensive restaurants. However the steaks are AMAZING! You should dress up a bit fancy.”
8local recommendations