Aruba is best known for its beaches, but to complement its Caribbean splendour, you'll also find an array of shopping centres you can peruse for a wide variety of items. Both high-end and more affordable stores are available throughout the island's malls, but they're all designed to be as convenient and accessible as possible.

    While you can indulge in luxurious, world-famous brands at Aruban malls, local offerings and culture are easy to find as well throughout the smaller shops. You can find virtually anything you're looking for amongst the 10 best shopping centres in Aruba.


    Renaissance Mall

    Get a taste of the high life at a luxury mall

    Renaissance Mall is a luxurious shopping centre in Oranjestad where fashionistas will feel right at home exploring all sorts of high-end retailers. Here, you'll find brands such as Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, David Yurman, Rolex, Michael Kors, and Prada.

    While you can find a variety of goods in this mall, most of the stores cater to apparel needs. That includes such things as men's and women's clothing, footwear, eyewear, jewellery, and cosmetics. See the luxury offerings for yourself northwest of city centre Oranjestad near Rancho.

    Location: Lloyd G. Smith Blvd 82, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +297 583 6000


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    Renaissance Marketplace

    Find shopping, food, and entertainment

    Renaissance Marketplace is your one-stop shop for your shopping needs offering a variety of stores alongside dining and entertainment options you won't want to miss. Amongst the shops, you'll not only find modern fashion trends but local handicrafts as well.

    Once you're done shopping, you can explore a variety of international cuisines amongst the local restaurants. Additionally, live entertainment is often held here, and there's even a cinema you can check out. See it all for yourself right by Paarden Bay on the west side of Oranjestad.

    Location: Lloyd G. Smith Blvd 9, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Open: Daily from 8 am to midnight

    Phone: +297 583 6000


    Royal Plaza Mall

    Visit a mall in an ornate building

    Royal Plaza Mall is housed in a colourful, ornate building that's home to a variety of indoor shops and a square filled with vibrant kiosks. With a little bit of everything available amongst the shops here, it's just as easy to find name-brand clothing as it is to find surfing gear.

    When you visit this mall, you'll find an array of popular brands here, including Tommy Hilfiger, Benetton, and Nautica. Surf shops and gifts are centred on the second floor, while the main floor is home to clothing and jewellery. See it all for yourself conveniently in city centre Oranjestad.

    Location: Lloyd G. Smith Blvd 94, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 9.30 am to 6 pm (closed on Sundays)


    photo by Larry Syverson (CC BY-SA 2.0) modified


    Seaport Village Marina

    Discover seemingly endless entertainment

    Seaport Village Marina is a shopping and entertainment area with shops and a waterfront casino to explore, all located on the grounds of a local resort. The shops tend to offer apparel and gear for boating, as there are about 50 berths available for boats around the marina area.

    One of the most popular aspects of this area is the casino. It's open 24 hours a day and offers virtually endless entertainment if you think you're feeling lucky. Don't hesitate to check it out for yourself along Paarden Bay south of Rancho in Oranjestad.

    Location: Lloyd G. Smith Blvd, Oranjestad, Aruba


    Paseo Herencia Mall

    Wander through an old-village-style plaza

    Paseo Herencia Mall is an old-village-style plaza that showcases Aruban heritage and architecture with a variety of shops, restaurants, and live performances. The shops tend to offer local handicrafts and items that are important to locals, including clothing and apparel.

    The dining opportunities here are geared towards more traditional cuisine, but one of the more iconic aspects of this mall is its art cinema. You'll find nightly fireworks shows and musical performances to enjoy. It's all located in the Palm Beach area on the northwest side of the island.

    Location: J.E. Irausquin Blvd 382A, Noord, Aruba

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm


    Palm Beach Plaza Mall

    Spend a day with the kids at a family-friendly mall

    Palm Beach Plaza Mall is the kind of mall that has something for everyone, offering a variety of shops and entertainment options across over 160,000 square feet. The whole family can find shops here, as adult and kids' clothing items are available in equal measure.

    The entertainment options here are quite expansive and include a cinema, a spa, and a bowling alley. Events are often held here as well, allowing you and your family to see live music played on the local stage. See it all in Palm Beach near the island's northwestern coast.

    Location: L.G. Smith Blvd 95, Noord, Aruba

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 10 am to 11 pm, Sunday from 3 pm to 9 pm

    Phone: +297 586 0045


    The Village

    Check out a mall with a thriving nightlife

    The Village is a unique mall and lifestyle centre where you'll find shops and cafés during the day and nightclubs, live music, and street performers at night. Most shops in this mall offer items like clothing and accessories, but you can also find local handicrafts.

    After sunset, this mall transforms into an altogether different experience with street performers, live music, bars, and nightclubs. Premium nightclubs stay open well into the early morning, and you can even shop around a nightly flea market. See it for yourself near the centre of Palm Beach by the western shore.

    Location: J.E. Irausquin Blvd 348 A, Noord, Aruba

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 9.30 am to 8 pm (closed on Sundays)


    photo by James Martins (CC BY 3.0) modified


    The Cove Mall

    Explore a modernist mall

    The Cove Mall is dedicated to showcasing some of the hottest modern concepts throughout its numerous shops, entertainment options, and dining establishments. That means you can enjoy convenience and undeniable quality no matter what you're here for.

    Many of the stores here are downright luxurious with high-end brands available, but that's just the beginning. The restaurants are quite nice as well, with several fine-dining options that are more upscale than what you might typically expect from a mall. See it for yourself in Palm Beach just south of Bakval.

    Location: J.E. Irausquin Blvd 384-A Palm Beach, Noord, Aruba

    Open: Wednesday–Monday from 9.30 am to 10 pm, Tuesday from 9.30 am to 12.30 am

    Phone: +297 660 7181


    Antraco Plaza

    Treat yourself to top-notch services at a mall

    Antraco Plaza is best known for its numerous services and specific zones where you can shop, relax and eat, or enjoy entertainment features. In the fashion zone, you'll find a variety of different clothing items on offer in addition to a spa service that'll help you relax. This mall has a salon as well.

    In the entertainment zone, you'll find quite a few different activities available, including chess games and wine tastings. There's even a gym here. When you visit the dining and lounge zone, you can relax with wine and tapas or get a great proper meal and cigar. You'll find it all in Oranjestad-West, not too far from the western shore.

    Location: L.G. Smith Boulevard 126, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 8 am to 11 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +297 582 3434


    Port of Call Marketplace

    Shop local goods

    Port of Call Marketplace is a welcoming market where you'll find local handicrafts, prints, clothes, and other items, all located right by the harbour. Given the location of this marketplace, the shops strive to cater to travellers who visit when cruise ships stop in port.

    Amongst the items on offer here, you'll find quite a bit that may strike your interest. Fashionable, locally crafted apparel is a popular favourite, and the dyed prints tend to sell out quite often. You can also get jewellery, crystal, and leather items. This mall is located by the port in Rancho within Oranjestad.

    Location: L.G. Smith Blvd 17, Oranjestad, Aruba

    Open: Monday–Saturday from 9.30 am to 7 pm (closed on Sundays)

    Phone: +297 583 6449


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