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These are some of our local rules and regulations that we kindly request that you respect. Help us protect our One happy island.

Dress code

  • Nudity and topless sunbathing are not allowed.
  • Wear proper attire in public spaces (a.i. supermarkets, gas stations, hotel lobbies etc).


  • Park in designated areas and not on sidewalks.
  • Always lock your car and do not leave valuables behind.

Beaches & Dunes

  • Driving or parking on beaches, dunes and in the ocean is prohibited.
  • Please dispose of your trash properly.
  • Do not bbq or start a fire on beaches and dunes.
  • Avoid use of disposable plastic products on the beach.

Life Under Water

  • Do not feed any marine life including fishes and turtles.
  • Do not pick up starfish for selfies, they can only breathe under water.
  • Use coral friendly sunblock as much as possible in order to protect our marine life.

One Happy Behavior

  • Be kind and respectful to others.
  • We make an effort to speak four languages to communicate with our visitors. You can learn a few words in Papiamento, it’s fun.
  • Please be patient and embrace being on ‘island-time’.
  • Do not harm Aruba’s treasures, trespass or venture beyond your safety in a quest for the perfect picture.


  • Single use plastic bags are banned on Aruba, use reusable bags.
  • Respect and protect Aruba’s flora and fauna.
  • Please dispose of your trash properly.


  • Always stop at a red light and no right turn on red.
  • You have the right of way when on a roundabout.
  • Use marked pedestrian crossings to cross the street.
  • Be respectful of cyclists.


  • Respect their space, and do not chase them.
  • Do not feed iguanas, especially no meat or human food.

North Coast

  • Our rugged North coastline is not a natural racetrack.
  • Please do not speed. Stay on main dirt roads.
  • Driving on sand dunes, on beaches and in the ocean is prohibited.
  • ‘Wishing’ rock stacking is not an Aruban tradition and harmful to the environment and animals.


  • The two Fofoti trees on Eagle Beach are landmarks, do not hang hammocks or belongings in them.
  • Respect church areas and all services taking place here.
  • No graffiti or carving.

Enjoy Aruba safely

  • Keep 1.5 meters distance between yourself and others.
  • Wear your mask when in public.
  • Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer frequently.
  • Avoid touching your face and cover your mouth while coughing and sneezing.

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