Get your travels off to a great start by knowing a thing or two about Oranjestad before you head off.
It's located in Aruba, 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Punto Fijo.
At last count, the population of this part of Aruba was 30,000.
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The Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino is the only property in the vicinity of Oranjestad, so we recommend booking your room well before your trip.
While you're arranging your upcoming Oranjestad getaway, keep in mind that the closest major terminal, Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA), is about 2 miles (3 kilometers) to the southeast of the downtown area. Book your flights, pack your suitcase and prepare for some awesome adventures!
Thinking about taking a road trip during your stay in Oranjestad? A rental car will certainly be handy here. Peruse the options on Travelocity, decide on your favorite and get ready to zoom off to your next adventure!
If you're arriving by air, you can simply pick up a car from Queen Beatrix International Airport. Thrifty Car Rental is the outlet to look for.
Why not pick up a rental vehicle from the center of the city? You'll find Hertz located at L. G. Smith Boulevard 82.
While it can be exciting going off the beaten track when you're in a new place, sometimes you just have to do the touristy things as well — like visiting Natural Bridge - Boca Andicuri in Oranjestad.
Want some sightseeing advice? Don't leave this bustling city until you've visited Alto Vista Chapel and Bushiribana Gold Smelter Ruins.
It's a good idea to leave some room in your suitcase if you plan to shop at Royal Plaza Mall.
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Pack a delicious picnic and spend an afternoon admiring the water and breathing the fresh air at Surfside Beach.
And that's not all.
San Francisco Church is a pleasant house of worship and a local attraction that you might like to stop by.
Whether or not you want your trip to be mind-blowing and thrilling or laid-back and calm, there's one thing for certain — you'll have a load of stories to tell when it's all over!
So you've crammed your Oranjestad itinerary with a heap of fun adventures — great! If you're trying to organize a couple more ideas, here are our recommendations:
If you've seen all there is to see in Oranjestad and have a couple more days to spare, don't worry. You'll find great attractions just a stone's throw from here. You may not know that you're only 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Sabana Westpunt. It's the perfect base point to get to Grote Knip Beach. This attraction is adored by travelers and locals alike.
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