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Oranjestad Destination Guide

Delve into Oranjestad in Aruba!

Oranjestad in the region of Aruba (general) with it's 29,998 residents is a city in Aruba and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Oranjestad in Aruba

Current time in Oranjestad is now 03:38 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "America / Aruba" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sint Nicolaas, Sabaneta, Fontein, Brasil, Arasji or Acarigua. While being here, make sure to check out Sint Anna, Simeon Antonio, Santa Cruz, Roncado, Pos Chikito and Boegoeroei as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 81 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 97%
Air Pressure 1028.2 hPa
Wind Speed with 17 km/h (11 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 64% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 18th of December 2017
Light rain, strong breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (81 °F)
Night: 27°C (81 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Light rain, fresh breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 28°C (82 °F)
Night: 28°C (82 °F)

Videos

Huisje bouwen? Sylviaenjeroen's photos a...

02:12 min ( December 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 330 - Rating: 1/5

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Our trip to the Natural Pool Bakasyonist...

02:27 min ( November 22, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 401 - Rating: 0/5

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Paradera Park Apartments Aruba Oranjest...

01:17 min ( October 28, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWh)
Views: 517 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Hotels (a TripAdvisor company) Traveler Photos Of Paradera Park Apartments, Aruba, Oranjestad Check Rates at: www.travelpod.com Reviews for P...

Oranjestad Aruba and surroundings trave...

02:20 min ( November 20, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW)
Views: 159 - Rating: 0/5

Tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Tour of Oranjestad, Aruba created at TripWow by TravelPod (a TripAdvisor company) TripAdvisor TripWow Slideshow of Oranjestad by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Ora...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Oranjestad during the next days.

20
Feb
2018

ARUBA DOET Event Management Workshop

Beginning: 06:30 pm (18:30).
More on eventful.com.

23
May
2018

3rd Annual Aruba Take Over

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
More on eventful.com.

28
Jun
2018

The Caribbean Takeover 2018

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
More on eventful.com.

12
Jul
2018

"One Happy Island"

Beginning: 06:00 am (06:00).
More on eventful.com.


Interesting facts about this location

Trinidad Stadium

Guillermo Prospero Trinidad Stadium (officially known as Complejo Deportivo Guillermo Prospero Trinidad) is a multi-purpose stadium in Oranjestad, Aruba. It is Aruba's National Stadium, named after Guillermo Trinidad, a politician from the same neighbourhood (Dakota). Originally the Stadium was named after former Dutch Queen Wilhelmina, but the name was changed in 1994 after the renovations were completed. The stadium hosts soccer matches and also track and field competitions.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.52, -70.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Aruba, Football venues in Aruba, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums

Hooiberg

Hooiberg is a 165 m high volcanic formation on the island of Aruba. It is located almost in the center of the island and can be seen from virtually anywhere on the island. The Dutch word hooiberg, literally translates into haystack in English and is the name of a hay-rick called a hay barrack. Many have remarked about the panoramic views obtained atop Hooiberg. There are 562 concrete steps that lead to the top of the mountain. On a clear day Venezuela can be seen.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.52, -70.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Mountains and hills of Aruba

Geography of Aruba

Aruba is a small Caribbean island about the size of Washington, D.C. , located 25 km north of the coast of Venezuela and 68 km northwest of Curaçao, the largest island of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Aruba’s terrain is mostly flat with a few hills. There is little in the way of vegetation or outstanding physical features and no inland water.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.52, -70.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Aruba

SS Pedernales

SS Pedernales was a lake tanker of the World War II and post war eras. She was built in 1938 in Monfalcone, Italy, and sailed under the British flag. Pedernales was severely damaged in a torpedo attack on 16 February 1942 while anchored at Aruba. The damaged ship was cut into three sections. The fore and aft sections were joined together and the ship made her way to Baltimore, Maryland, to be rebuilt.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.52, -70.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:1938 ships, Oil tankers, World War II merchant ships of the United Kingdom, World War II shipwrecks in the Caribbean Sea, Wreck diving sites

Frenchman's Pass

Frenchman Pass is a narrow passage on the island of Aruba, between coral cliffs above the area known as Spanish Lagoon. From the pass one can see the remains of the Balashi Gold Mill. Legend has it that French pirates tried to invade Aruba in the early 17th century and were confronted by Indians in this narrow passage above Spanish Lagoon. After this encounter, the passage became known as “Franse Pas” or “Rooi Frances” in Papiamento, which translates to “Frenchman Pass” in English.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 12.52, -70.03 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Aruba

Quote of the moment

He who would travel happily must travel light.

Antoine de Saint Exupéry