Tourists seeking information about where to stay, what to do and things to avoid during their visit to Oranjestad should make the Aruba Tourism Authority ( www.aruba.com) their primary source of information.  Questions can be answered by the Aruba Tourism Authority via telephone at 1-800-To-ARUBA or via email at ata.aruba@aruba.com.  Upon arriving at Oranjestad, visitors should stop at the physical office of the Aruba Tourism Authority, which is located at L.G. Smith Blvd 172.

Before leaving home, visitors can contact the regional office of the Aruba Tourism Authority closest to them.  Some of the most popular regional offices include:

  • Texas – 10655 Pines Dr in Woodlands
  • New Jersey -  1200 Harbor Blvd in Weehawken
  • Illinois – 904 S. Roselle in Schaumburg
  • Georgia – 1750 Powder Springs Rd in Marietta
  • Florida – 1 Financial Plaza in Fort Lauderdale
  • Canada – 5875 Hwy 7 in Woodbridge, Ontario.

In addition to obtaining information from the Aruba Tourism Authority, visitors can ask local hotel representatives and taxi drivers about Oranjestad activities and events.  There are a wide range of free magazines on the streets of Oranjestad and there are also two English-language newspapers which will provide tourists with updated information about local activities.  Visitors from foreign countries are reminded to always obtain information about their local embassy before enjoying foreign travel.