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Shopping in Aruba

Aruba is a shopper’s paradise, and a haven for locally made crafts and international brands.

Just steps from the Port, stroll through Oranjestad’s central, bustling shopping area lined with jewellery, perfume and designer stores, Dutch delicacies, Aruban aloe products and Cuban cigars.

Or peruse the colourful galleries, shops and boutiques of San Nicolas and take an authentic piece of Aruba home with you. You’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts, goods and accessories made by Aruba’s own artists and craftsmen. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it here.

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Shopping in Aruba

Shopping in Aruba

Duty Free

Take advantage of ample duty-free shopping while in Aruba for the best deals on everything from perfume to liquor.

Shopping for Arts and Crafts

Shopping for authentic artwork and crafts is an ideal way to take a piece of our culture home with you.

Authentic Aruba

Look for novel ways to enjoy a taste of Aruba, or bring a piece of our island back home, by buying authentic products.

Shopping for Clothing and Footwear

When clothes shopping in Aruba, there is a vast selection of international, regional and local brands to choose from.

Grocery Stores in Aruba

Shopping at Aruba's supermarkets is much like shopping at home.

Shopping for Jewellery on Aruba

Browse jewellers in Aruba for duty-free bargains on classic luxury brands and the latest trendy collections.

Aruba's Shopping Centres

Put the beach on hold for a few hours and indulge in some of the best shopping in the entire Caribbean region.

Aruba's Speciality Shops

Dive into the unknown world of speciality shops in Aruba to discover and explore fun, exotic offerings and local crafts


If we could use just one word to describe shopping in Aruba, it would be ‘variety’! Once you know where to shop in Aruba, you might spend your entire holiday in retail therapy! We have something for every kind of shopper. The assortment of shops in Aruba is incredible. Endlessly browse through locally-crafted souvenirs to bring back for your loved ones, or treat yourself to a new outfit. There are many ways to experience the best shopping in Aruba.

Aruba is often called the shopping paradise of the Caribbean, and with good reason! Aruba is a virtual nirvana for shoppers, with a greater selection of international brand name products than anywhere else in the Caribbean or South America and prices that are 10%-35% lower than in Europe! South Americans may save even more and European brands are usually priced better here than in Europe. Indeed, visitors from all over the world find shopping in Aruba absolutely irresistible!

You will find all of your favourite luxury shopping brands and facilities here. Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Cartier, Michael Kors or Carolina Herrera: you name it, Aruba has got it!

Plenty of full-service shopping centres cater to the needs of those on a shopping spree in Aruba, as well as low key flea markets for ample choice in must-bring-home souvenirs. Shoppers and cruise holidaymakers on a short visit to Aruba coming to the central boulevard in Oranjestad have easy access to a wide variety of local jewellers and specialised jewellery stores.