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Santa Cruz Destination Guide

Delve into Santa Cruz in Aruba!

Santa Cruz in the region of Aruba (general) is a place located in Aruba - some 4 mi (or 7 km) East of Oranjestad, the country's capital.

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Local time in Santa Cruz is now 11:27 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Aruba" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ceru Colorado, Paradera, Druif, Brasil, Arasji or Boegoeroei. While being here, you might want to check out Sint Nicolaas, Sint Anna, Simeon Antonio, Santa Cruz, Sabaneta and Fontein as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Aruba - De Palm Tours

03:29 min ( November 23, 2007 by ArubaTourism)
Views: 5,708 - Rating: 5/5

For more than 47 years De Palm Tours has lead the way to extraordinary Aruba adventures. Exploring the island on the ultimate overland adventure, sailing the waves on a sleek catamaran or moving to th...

Touching the Shadow: A new take on the C...

01:05 min ( January 15, 2008 by daniela1771)
Views: 3,008 - Rating: 4.85714/5

Visit Dimitri Halley's Facebook Page: This video is a depiction of a dream of the narrator. In this dream the process of the re-taking of the shadow (projection) is represented as bei...

Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

02:54 min ( August 30, 2008 by marriottspace)
Views: 3,783 - Rating: 4/5

A Marriott Associate takes a tour of the local area around the hotel


09:39 min ( November 06, 2007 by misskellyoj)
Views: 44,554 - Rating: 3/5

Episode 2 - MissKellyTV SUBSCRIBE!!! FACEBOOK EXCLUSIVE BLOG MYSPACE http TWITTER BLOGTV Introducing Aruba! Always gorgeous, al...

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at 12.5, -69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
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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.

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Located at 12.5, -69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
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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.

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Located at 12.5, -69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Mountains and hills of Aruba


Babijn is a settlement on the island of Aruba, located towards the center of the island.

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Located at 12.5, -69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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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.

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Located at 12.5, -69.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Aruba, Football venues in Aruba, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums