userbar demo menu

website utilities

Nights Publications

Publisher of lifestyle and travel magazines for Aruba, Curaçao, and St. Maarten / St. Martin

National Holidays

Ascension Day
Thursday, May 10, 2018

This is a national holiday and most stores and restaurants close on official holidays. Those in the hotel areas may remain open for part of or the whole day but this varies from business to business.

Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent and happens forty days before Easter, excluding Sundays. Its name comes from the custom of placing ashes on the foreheads of the faithful as a sign of penitence.

Boxing Day
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

An official holiday, and a tradition kept over from colonial days. Most stores and restaurants close on official holidays, but those near the resort areas may not be affected.

Christmas Day in Aruba
Tuesday, December 25, 2018

The end of the year in Aruba is full of celebrations, and there is generally a true Christmas spirit within the community. Drive around the main roads and you can enjoy the colorful lights and decorations on display.

Pages

node bottom quicktabs - Aruba

  • Jolly Pirates

    “It was our first time to Aruba, and when we were searching for activities online, we came across Jolly Pirates'...

  • The Dutch Pancakehouse

    You must try their homemade poffertjes (tiny silver dollar pancakes) or their sweet or savory crepes. All homemade from...

  • Casa del Mar Beach Resort

    Located on beautiful Eagle Beach, the Casa del Mar timeshare resort provides a friendly, family-oriented atmosphere and...

  • Joe Cuba Tours

    Take Cuba off your bucket list today! Participate in the fascinating culture of Cuba through Joe Cuba Tours and...

  • blog

    Fabulous Family-Friendly Aruba

    No worries about keeping your offspring happy on One Happy Island! There’s so much to do for all ages that you might...

  • article

    Tasty Tales

    The Caribbean spiny lobster is one of those foods that makes me wonder, 
“who ever thought of eating that?” Who was the...

  • blog

    Help Keep Aruba Eco-Happy!

    “One Happy Island” is delighted to welcome over one million visitors per year, many of them repeat guests, but...