Best Holiday 2016 Discounts in Aruba

It is officially last-minute shopping season. Unsure of what to gift your loved ones for the holidays? What about last minute vacations in Aruba? Get the family together and trade in white snow for white sand beaches in Aruba!  Maybe you took one of the cheap last minute flights and you’re already here, wondering what presents to bring home to the special people in your life. Of course it is important to pamper yourself too every once in a while. Treat yourself an authentic Aruba keepsake, or take a tour exploring the island. This blog post has compiled all the best holiday menus, discounts, and specials in Aruba to make last minute holiday shopping a breeze.

Aruba’s Best Holiday Hotel Deals

Aruba has a wide variety of accommodation types for all travelers to enjoy. Whether you are looking for lengthy Aruba all-inclusive holidays, or a quick weekend away, there is 1 thing all travelers can agree on: you want more of what you love, for the lowest price possible! The following last minute hotel deals in Aruba do not disappoint:

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino Last Minute Vacation Deal Aruba Marriott & Stellaris Casino

  • Offer: This Holiday season, save up to 20% on your next vacation with the “Retreat to Savings” offer of the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino.
  • Booking window: Now - January 1, 2017.
  • Travel Window: From January 23, 2017 – February 2, 2017 & March 17, 2017 – March 31, 2017
  • Redeem: Book online at

Brickell Bay Beach Club & Spa

Brickell Bay Area de piscina Brickell Bay Beach Club & Spa

  • Offer: Take advantage of our Holiday Season promotion and get 30% off at Brickell Bay Beach Club & Spa.
  • Booking Window: December 14, 2016 - January 11, 2017.
  • Travel Window: January 5, 2017 - April 17, 2017.
  • Rate: $133 for single or double occupancy, per night, per room, plus taxes and charges.
  • Added Value: free WiFi, welcome drink, free calls to USA & Canada.
  • Redeem: Book by emailing with promotional code XMAS-NBR

Divi & Tamarijn All-Inclusives

Hotel Tamarijn en ArubaTamarijn All Inclusive

  • Offer: Enjoy last minute travel deals to Aruba! Save up to 25% on your next vacation at Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives.
  • Booking Window: Dec ember 24, 2016 - January 1, 2017.
  • Travel window: January 3, 2017 - December 22, 2017.
  • Redeem: Book online at or

Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

Hilton aruba poolHilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino

  • Offer: Treat yourself to a free night in paradise. Book a 5-night stay, and get your 6th night free at Hilton Aruba Caribbean Resort & Casino.
  • Booking window: Now - December 31, 2017.
  • Travel Window: Now - December 31, 2017.
  • Redeem: Book online at for another night in paradise!

Tierra del Sol Resort & Golf

Tierra Del Sol Resort PoolTierra del Sol Resort & Golf

  • Offer: The Best Aruba has to offer in one place! Check it off your bucket list: Book an unforgettable Caribbean getaway to sunny & happy Aruba. This Holiday season, save 15% on your next vacation with Tierra del Sol Resort & Golf.
  • Booking window: December 6, 2016 – Jan 1, 2017
  • Travel Window: January 15, 2017 – May 31, 2017.
  • Redeem: Book online at  with promotional code 05027.

Aruba’s Holiday Restaurant Deals

A great thing about having over 250 restaurants in Aruba, is that dinner never has to be boring during your time here. Experiencing cuisine in Aruba is like sending your taste buds on a trip around the world. From Cuban to Dutch, from Italian to authentic Aruban, the One happy island has it all. The restaurants listed here have decided to make your dining experience a little extra special for the Aruba holidays 2016. See what they have to offer below:


aquarius restaurantAquarius

  • Offer: This Christmas Eve visit Aquarius for a delightful, satisfying buffet dinner for just $59!
  • Offer Valid: December 24, 2016.
  • Redeem: Call + 297 523 6156 for reservations.
  • Offer: Wrap up the Christmas holiday while enjoying a tasty brunch for just $40!
  • Offer Valid: December 26, 2016.
  • Redeem: Call + 297 523 6156 for reservations.
  • Click here to download the flyer!

Corals at the Holiday Inn

corals at the holiday innCorals Restaurant

  • Offer: Indulge in a magnificently festive buffet dinner on Christmas Eve at Corals Restaurant for just $42. Kids from 5 - 12 eat for $21, and kids 4 and under eat for free!
  • Offer Valid: December 24, 2016.
  • No reservations needed.
  • Click here to download the menu!

  • Offer: This Christmas, Holiday Inn's culinary team is ready to satisfy the pickiest palates. The Christmas dinner includes traditional roasts, trimmings and local dishes. All for just $42! Kids from 5 - 12 eat for $21, and kids 4 and under eat for free!
  • Offer Valid: December 25, 2016.
  • No reservations needed.
  • Click here to download the menu!

Cuba’s Cookin’

cuba's cooking arubaCuba's Cookin'

  • Offer: Cuba's Cookin' introduces their Holiday menu for 2016. 3 Delicious menu options that will satisfy without breaking the bank! Every evening, Cuba's Cookin' has their tremendous Cuban Band perform for your entertainment. Prices start at at just $24.30!
  • Offer Valid: November 24, 2016 – December 31, 2016
  • Redeem: Make reservations on
  • Click here to download the holiday menu options!

El Gaucho

El Gaucho ArubaEl Gaucho

  • Offer: For the entire month of December visit El Gaucho for a delicious 3 Course Lunch Special with your choice of appetizer, entree and dessert for just $25!
  • Offer Valid: December 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016.
  • Redeem: Make reservations on
  • Click here to download the menu!

  • Offer: For all of December come to El Gaucho and enjoy a 3 Course Dinner Special.  Choose from 4 different delicious, savory dinner options starting at just $33. You will not be disappointed!
  • Offer Valid: December 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016.
  • Redeem: Make reservations on
  • Click here to download the menu!

L.G. Smith’s Steak & Chop House

Restaurant LG SmithL.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House

  • Offer: This holiday season come to L.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House and enjoy a delicious 3 Course lunch for just $35!
  • Offer Valid:  November 28, 2016 - December 22, 2016.
  • Redeem: Reserve your table on
  • Offer: Celebrate Christmas at L.G. Smith's Steak & Chop House and enjoy a flavorful 3 course dinner with your loved ones for just $79!
  • Offer Valid: December 24, 2016 – December 26, 2016.
  • Redeem: Reserve your table on

La Vista Restaurant

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Matthew’s Beachside Restaurant

Matthew's Beachside RestaurantMatthew's Beach Side Restaurant

Papillon Restaurant

papillon restaurant arubaPapillon Restaurant

Aruba’s Top Holiday Activities Deals

This is a prime opportunity get to know Aruba’s natural beauty up-close! Whether you are looking to get acquainted with the island’s must-see landmarks on a relaxing tour, or if you want to unleash your true adventurer by traversing the island by UTV, the specials below will certainly make this a holiday season to remember. These activities are a must for last minute getaways!

Fofoti Tours and Transfers

fofoti tours and transfersFofoti at the California Lighthouse

fofoti tours and transfers UTVFofoti UTV Tour

Kukoo Kunuku

christmas kukoo decemberKukoo Kunuku for the Holidays

  • Offer: The Jolly season is here, and aren’t we feeling festive! For the whole month of December you can get $8 off your Dinner and Nightlife Tour ticket. Whether it's a gift for someone you know, or just some good old self loving, Kukoo Kunuku will get you in the holiday spirit! Start with a sunset champagne toast before enjoying an outdoor dinner, where you may spot Rudolf bouncing between the stars! After we've satisfied your tummies, it’s time to rock n roll to local hot spots. There may not be cookies and milk, but you'll have a complimentary drink waiting, Merry Kukoo Month everybody...
  • Offer Valid: December 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016.
  • Redeem: Book online at

Let’s Go Shopping in Aruba: Holiday Shopping Discounts

Isn’t it great to look at your neatly displayed Aruba keepsakes while reminiscing about your last trip (and potentially booking your next one)? And isn’t it even nicer to do this, knowing you got said keepsakes at a great discount? Your Aruba holiday shopping tips are coming right up:


alex_and_ani_storefront.jpgALEX AND ANI

  • Offer: This Holiday season, save 30% on select SKU's of ALEX AND ANI’s Precious collection. 
  • Offer Valid: December 16, 2016 – December 24, 2016.
  • Redeem: Visit the ALEX AND ANI Store (High Rise Hotel Strip, Across Playa Linda Hotel).

Aruba Aloe

aruba aloe photoAruba Aloe

  • Offer: This Holiday Season, save $25 off your next order of $75 or more, plus enjoy free shipping with Aruba Aloe!
  • Offer valid: December 5, 2016 - December 31, 2016.
  • Redeem: Shop online at with promotional code HOLIDAY25 (this offer is only valid on

Renaissance Mall Aruba

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Looking to shop at the prestigious Renaissance Mall this holiday season?

Click here to download their holiday opening hours!

We're sure you're itching to get your hands on these cheap last minute holiday deals, so we won’t keep you any longer. Start enjoying those savings and enjoy your Aruba Vacation! 

Happy Holidays from the One happy island!

About the blogger: Jennifer Richardson
She moved to Aruba when she was just 11 years old, and she hasn’t felt more at home since. She is very passionate about visual art and draws her inspiration from being out and about, observing the local people and trends. Being as excited about the One happy island as she is, Jennifer will gladly pass all her observations along to you!