Downtown Aruba: Dining, Shopping, & Nightlife

Photo of four people enjoying drinks in downtown Aruba

Summer is in full swing, and if you are looking for a destination full of beach days, exceptional dining, and exciting nightlife, look no further than Aruba! With its vibrant atmosphere and dynamic offerings, downtown Aruba is the perfect place to host your travels. Stay close to the action with Blue Aruba Rentals in our Harbour House properties overlooking the Oranjestad Marina downtown. 

Whether you want to indulge in our diverse culinary scene or dance the night away at a nightclub, downtown Aruba is an ideal destination for young and adventurous travelers!

Things to Do in Downtown Aruba for Young Travelers

Downtown Aruba, also known as Oranjestad, is a lively place to enjoy shopping, dining, and nightlife. Find the best Harbour House property for your group and access downtown attractions steps from your Aruba vacation rental!

Stop at Lunch Restaurants in Downtown Aruba

Start your afternoon with a delicious lunch! Aruban cuisine showcases a fusion of Caribbean, Dutch, Latin America, and international flavors, resulting in a unique gastronomic experience. Here are a few of our favorite lunch eateries:

Indulge in Delectable Dinners Downtown

Enjoy dinner from the convenience of Harbour House at the on-site restaurant’s Lima Bistro or Evers Restaurant! Head downtown to find even more exceptional dinner restaurants, such as:

Shopping Experiences in Aruba

Aruba is the shopping hub of the Caribbean, offering an impressive selection of international brand-name products at a fraction of the price! Start your shopping spree at Renaissance Mall, a renowned luxury shopping destination with designer stores like Louis Vuitton, Prada, and Gucci.

If you want to support locally-owned businesses during your getaway, we recommend shopping at Aruba Made. This new shopping destination offers a blend of food halls, art, and local elements. This is the perfect destination to find a unique souvenir while enjoying local food and drinks!

Party After Sunset with Aruba Nightlife

The fun continues in Aruba well after the sun sets, offering an abundance of bars, nightclubs, and casinos downtown. Whether you want to sip on martinis in a luxury lounge or try your luck at the casino, there is something for everyone!

Stay at Our Downtown Aruba Vacation Rentals

Young travelers will love everything downtown Aruba offers, from exceptional dining to fun nightlife activities. Blue Aruba Rentals Harbour House is the ideal place to host your getaway and elevate your downtown experience. We offer over 50 condos within Harbour House, ranging from studio to four-bedroom rentals. 

Take advantage of amenities like the fitness center, concierge services, infinity pool overlooking Oranjestad Marina, oceanfront hot tub, 24-hour security, and high-speed internet. Start planning your Aruba getaway today, and please reach out to us at for more information!