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Close-up of handmade jewelry and souvenirs at the Bon Bini Festival.

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.

Aruba is home to a historic aloe plantation and was one of the first companies in the world to make cosmetic products based on this curative gel. Aruba also has over 400 authentic, homegrown products.

Aruba offers a wealth of local products, crafts and souvenirs that are great ways to bring an authentic slice of island life back home. Just make sure to find a quality seal, or a 'made in Aruba' tag on them. You'll be surprised what Aruba has in store for you! From local cigars to rum.

What Makes Aruba So Special?

Fofoti Tree

We all know Aruba is beautiful, and a trip to Aruba is a guaranteed good time, but what makes Aruba the best Caribbean island to visit?…

Authentic Aruba

Shopping in Aruba

Downtown Oranjestad. Daniel Leo Square was the location of the commander's house - the residence of predecessors to the administrators and governors of the island, built in the first quarter of the 19th century

Shopping in Aruba

Shopping in Aruba is a dream for every shopaholic and a haven for locally made crafts and international brands.

Jewelry display the Gandelman Jewelers.

Shopping for Jewellery on Aruba

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

Cosecha building located in Oranjestad

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.

Renaissance Mall in Aruba

Aruba's Speciality Shops

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

Everyday fresh fruits and vegetables available at Super Food Plaza

Grocery Stores in Aruba

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

View of Maggy's store at Paseo Herencia in Aruba.

Where to shop duty free in Aruba?

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

Caribbean Shopping in Aruba Clothing Stores

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

Renaissance Mall in Aruba

Where to go shopping in Aruba?

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


Aruba offers a wealth of local products, crafts and souvenirs that are great ways to bring an authentic slice of island life back home. Just make sure to find a quality seal, or a 'made in Aruba' tag on them. You'll be surprised what Aruba has in store for you! From local cigars to rum.

Aruba Aloe Balm

Since 1890, Aruba Aloe Balm has been in the business of growing and processing the Aruban aloe plant. Today, the company proudly manufactures more than 50 different skincare and haircare products containing 100% pure Aruban aloe-vera gel. Pay a visit to Aruba's Aloe Factory and shops.

Cosecha

Cosecha Arts and crafts shop Cosecha in Oranjestad and in San Nicolas features locally made arts and crafts certified by the national seal of craftsmanship, the Seyo Nacional pa Artesania (SEYO). The SEYO or “Made in Aruba” tag found on local art and crafts signifies that the product is authentic. All other souvenirs for sale in Aruba are most likely made elsewhere.

Authentic products at festivals

The Bon Bini Festival, held at Fort Zoutman every Tuesday features local entertainment along with a handicrafts market-style setting with local crafts, souvenirs and homemade traditional island confectionery to purchase. The Taste-Like-Buy-Festival, held every month between the Barcelo Resort and Hyatt Regency in the Palm Beach district offers a wide variety of local products that you can taste, or even buy and bring home as a souvenir.

We’re just getting started with the amazing effects Aruba has to offer. Dig into your trip details below to unlock a Caribbean experience that will leave you sunnier, happier, and (of course) a little more tanned.

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