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Stories and Tips Oranjestad


Written by dbmaury on 01 Jul, 2005

The cruise ships docks right in town, and the souvenir hawkers are abundant. Wait until after the ships leave and you can find some deals. It is the Caribbean, so be prepared to haggle. …Read More

Bluegreen Vacation Club

Written by Tirakotchi on 27 Apr, 2007

If you are really interested in vacation ownership and getting deeded in Aruba, then ask for Roland at the sales and marketing lounge on the second floor (offices). He's good! He knows more than you could positively imagine.…Read More

Local Street Market

Written by nsdephw on 13 Mar, 2007

While you are walking around town walk for fliers. Take them for sure. Some of them will offer you a free gift. One time I got a free bracelet. And another time I got a loose stone. It was a blue topaz, about 3 carats.…Read More

Local Street Market

Written by maria585 on 09 Mar, 2006

While in Aruba, be sure to save some time to go to the local market that is set up on the main strip (across the street from all the bars/restaurants/shops). You will find great souvenirs and gifts, at low prices because you can haggle with…Read More

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Downtown Orangested

Written by nltigger on 05 Feb, 2006

Main Street was bustling with activity: small market-type shops to explore for souvenirs and one jewelry store after another. High-end retailers shared the same street with market vendors. However, we only ended up bargaining with a vendor on the sale of T-shirts.Downtown was extremely clean…Read More

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