Jennifer Jongema

If you ask someone who’s traveled to Aruba if they’ve seen Oranjestad, chances are, they’ll say yes! But have they really? The new Aruba Walking Tours allows you to rediscover our capital in a way you never have before. Besides the great shopping and dining scene, Oranjestad has a very rich colonial history and distinct culture. Curious to what you will experience while walking in Oranjestad? Keep reading, we’re about to break it down for you:

Jane Vermaas

Aruba is well-known for its wide variety of restaurants (we have over 250 of them) offering the best in Caribbean food; ranging from award-winning restaurants booked months in advance to small outdoorsy local diners, from beachfront, toes-in the-sand dining to uber-trendy bistros where the local hipsters hang out. - that and so much more!

So for foodies there is absolutely No. Better. Time. To. Come. To. Aruba than in October, when Aruba restaurants are celebrating our culinary heritage with locally inspired dishes during the Eat Local Restaurant Month Aruba!

In this blog post our food-loving staff went out on a little culinary excursion (trust me, they didn’t mind), to highlight 6 restaurants going above and beyond in celebrating our local Aruban cuisine: