Shopping in Aruba - outlets, shopping streets and boutiques
Aruba is a beautiful tropical island, lost in the waters of the Caribbean Sea off the coast of South America. It has long been a favorite vacation destination for tourists from all over the world. However, fans of shopping will also have something to do and will be happy to indulge in a hobby. The island’s territory is a duty-free zone. Many prices for a variety of products such as jewelries, perfumes, products of famous world brands, meat products from Italy, cheeses from France, delicacies from Holland, seafood, exotic fruits and vegetables, are much lower than in the USA or EU countries and are very attractive for tourists.
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The majority of stores and shopping centers are located in the capital of the island, Oranjestad. They begin operations at 9:30 in the morning and end at 18:00 in the evening. Break is observed from 12:00 to 13:00. Large shopping malls work up to 20:00 or 22:00 in the evening. Stores and shopping malls are open daily from Monday to Saturday. The schedule of their work is interrupted during national holidays.
The main street of Oranjestad became the center of trade of the island’s capital. In addition to departmental stores and shopping malls, the flea market operating on the capital’s quay will be of great interest to shoppers. Another favorite tourist destination is Lloyd Smith Boulevard. It houses a large number of stores selling jewelries and watches. Prices for goods here are very reasonable. If you want a discount, then it can be negotiated with the seller. There will be no problems in communicating with the sellers. They all speak English fluently and are extremely polite and courteous with tourists, since they are well aware that tourism makes quite enormous contributions to the island’s budget. Yet another interesting feature of shopping in Aruba is the presence of special shops with gifts and souvenirs focused exclusively on tourists, in each hotel. If you as a guest of the island could not find in your hotel the product or gift you need, do not despair! In a nearby hotel in a similar store, there may be a wider range of tourist products. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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One of the most famous trading grounds in Aruba is the Renaissance Marketplace. It includes about 20 different restaurants and cafes, about 130 shops, a cinema and a couple of casinos. The whole territory of the Renaissance Marketplace is stylized as a trading village. On the territory, there is even a pier from which tourists are taken on excursions to the island of De Palm. Renaissance Marketplace is conveniently located in the heart of the capital of Aruba. It is the center of shops with clothes, jewelry, products of various world-class brands, souvenir shops. Royal Plaza Mall is a shopping center located in a three-storey building. It is located next to the city harbor. In it you can find perfumery, cigars, various souvenirs, knitwear, fashion accessories. The stores of the shopping center are geared to tourists. Goods here can be purchased at a price 30% less than in Europe. In the fashionable tourist area of Palm Beach is situated one of the attractions of the island, the shopping center Palm Beach Plaza. The multi-storey building houses numerous shops, a bowling center, a play area for children of different ages, and a cinema. The shopping center is very popular among tourists.
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Besides the cheap price, the quality and naturalness of these cosmetics are captivating. On the island in a rich assortment is high-quality and inexpensive emeralds from Colombia, diamonds, topaz and other jewelry stones. When buying these products in stores, you can get a discount of up to 50%. As a gift, the store can present a semi-precious stone to the customer in addition to the main purchase. Given the pirate past of the Caribbean islands, another interesting gift will be pirate-like gizmos, such as chests with fake treasures, sabers, pirate coins, flags, miniature pirate ships, figurines or bandanas and T-shirts with images of crossed bones with a skull.
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