Oranjestad is a district and the capital of Aruba, an island country and an excellent holiday destination in the Caribbean Sea. It is situated on the southwest part of the island, where visitors may enjoy and admire Eagle Beach, considered one of the best beaches in the world! These long and wide paradisiacal sandy shores continue to the smaller yet equally splendid stretches of Manchebo Beach and Divi Beach. Now you may see the beauty of Oranjestad district with the live webcams presenting the most amazing spots!
The must-see cultural sites are the National Archaeological Museum Aruba and the Museo Historico Aruba - a history museum within the oldest landmark on the island - Fort Zoutman with the remarkable Willem III Tower. Just south of the picturesque and distinctive Aruba Downtown is a pleasant seafront with entertainment venues by the Cruise Terminal and the Cruise Ship Dock. In this destination you will find stylish low-rise hotels for all likes, and outdoor activities such as tennis, all-terrain rides, and even submarine tours! You may also like to walk or climb to the mountain peak of the volcanic Mount Hooiberg and enjoy superb views over the island!
Population: approximately 14,000 people
Main attractions: Aruba Downtown, Eagle Beach, Museo Historico Aruba, Hooiberg
Nearest Airport: Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA - Internationale luchthaven Koningin Beatrix/Aeropuerto Internacional Reina Beatrix)