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Happy hours in Aruba: A toast to a tropical holiday

Get ready to raise your glass and toast to a tropical holiday in Aruba!

With its vibrant nightlife and stunning beachfront locations, Aruba is the perfect destination to unwind and indulge in some well-deserved happy hours. Whether you're a cocktail connoisseur, a wine enthusiast, or simply looking for great deals on refreshing beverages, the One Happy Island has got you covered. From the lively streets of Palm Beach to the hidden gems tucked away in Oranjestad, you'll find an abundance of bars and restaurants offering fantastic happy hour experiences. Join us as we explore the best happy hours in Aruba, where you can sip on your favorite libations and soak up the island's vibrant atmosphere. Cheers to a memorable tropical getaway filled with laughter, good company, and delightful drinks!

Best happy hours in Aruba

When it comes to happy hours in Aruba, the island truly knows how to make your evenings extra special. You'll find a wide array of bars and restaurants that offer fantastic experiences, where you can unwind, socialise, and enjoy enticing drink specials. While happy hour spots can be found all throughout the island, Palm Beach stands out as a vibrant hub for indulging in this delightful tradition. 

Let’s dive into some of the best bars for happy hours in Aruba - on Palm Beach and beyond!

5 o'Clock Somewhere Bar

Located in the open-air center court of the Renaissance Resort & Casino Marketplace, 5 o'Clock Somewhere Bar is a lively and vibrant spot to kick off your evening. With its prime beachfront location, you can enjoy breathtaking ocean views while sipping on delicious cocktails. The bar boasts a relaxed and casual atmosphere, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring. Indulge in their refreshing signature cocktails like the famous Margaritaville margaritas or their specialty frozen drinks. The happy hour at 5 o'Clock Somewhere Bar runs from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM and from 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM, offering enticing drink specials and a lively ambiance to start your night on a high note.

Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant

Situated directly on the shores of Palm Beach, Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant offers a perfect blend of tropical vibes, stunning sunsets, and delicious drinks. This beachfront hotspot is known for its laid-back atmosphere and friendly service. Whether you choose to sit at the bar or relax in the outdoor lounge area, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea. Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant is famous for its extensive cocktail menu, featuring classic favorites and creative concoctions. Don't miss their refreshing mojitos or their signature Moomba rum punch. Happy hour at Moomba Beach Bar & Restaurant runs from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, offering fantastic drink specials that complement the beachside setting.

Azzuro Ristorante Italiano Aruba

Indulge in the flavors of Italy at Azzuro Ristorante Italiano Aruba, an authentic Italian restaurant located at the Playa Linda Beach Resort. Step into an elegant and cozy ambiance adorned with rustic Italian décor, creating the perfect setting for a memorable happy hour experience. Azzuro's bar is known for its impressive selection of Italian wines, handcrafted cocktails, and specialty martinis. Sip on a classic Negroni or try their signature Azzuro Martini, expertly prepared by the talented mixologists. Happy hour at Azzuro Ristorante Italiano Aruba runs from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and from 10:00 to 11:00 PM, offering excellent drink specials alongside their delectable Italian cuisine.

Surfside Beach Bar

For a more laid-back and casual happy hour experience, head to Surfside Beach Bar, a charming beachside hangout located near Oranjestad. This local favorite offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, making it the perfect spot to unwind and soak up the island vibes. With its open-air setting and picturesque views of the turquoise sea, Surfside beach bar provides a true tropical escape. Enjoy their refreshing cocktails like the famous Aruba Ariba or their fruity daiquiris while savoring the cool ocean breeze. Happy hour at Surfside Beach Bar runs from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM, offering great deals on drinks to complement your beachside experience.

Que Pasa Aruba

Situated in the heart of Oranjestad, Que Pasa Aruba is a vibrant and eclectic bar that exudes a unique and artistic ambiance. The bar is housed in a beautifully restored 100-year-old building, showcasing colourful murals and artwork from local artists. Que Pasa Restaurant & Wine Bar is known for its extensive cocktail menu, featuring creative concoctions made with fresh ingredients and a dash of local flair. Whether you're in the mood for a classic cocktail or a unique creation, the skilled bartenders at Que Pasa Aruba will craft a drink that satisfies your taste buds. Enjoy their happy hour from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM and from 10:00 PM to 12:00 PM, offering enticing drink specials and live music events that add to the vibrant atmosphere.

Nos Clubhuis 

Nos Clubhuis is a lively and popular bar in Oranjestad, offering a unique and authentic Aruban experience. Step into this charming local spot and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere filled with friendly locals and visitors alike. With its casual and welcoming ambiance, Nos Clubhuis is the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing drink and mingle with the locals. Whether you're looking to unwind after a long day or kickstart your evening, Nos Clubhuis offers three memorable happy hour experiences a day: from 12:00 to 1:00 PM, 5:00 to 6:00 PM and 8:00 to 9:00 PM.


Looking for a sweet treat during happy hour? Look no further than Gelatissimo, a delightful gelato shop located in Palm Beach. This charming spot is a paradise for ice cream lovers, offering a wide variety of delicious gelato flavours made with high-quality ingredients. From classic favorites like chocolate and vanilla to unique creations like coconut lime and passion fruit, Gelatissimo has something to satisfy every palate. With happy hours from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, it's the perfect place to enjoy a sweet escape any time of the day. So, head over to Gelatissimo and treat yourself to a delightful scoop of gelato to cool off and sweeten up your Aruba vacation. 



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