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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.

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  • VIP Tours

    Buckle up for an unforgettable island experience! VIP Tours offers private tours in the comfort of the latest, fully...

  • DreamBowl

    Join in the fun at a game of glow-in-the-dark bowling or let yourselves go in the arcade area. Grab a freshly made...

  • Atardi

    Aruba Marriott's beachfront restaurant, Atardi, is the best kept secret on the island. The perfect setting for a...

  • Cafe Chaos

    A gathering spot located in downtown Oranjestad. This Dutch Pub is the watering hole for many locals, executives, and...

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    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...

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    Tasty Tales

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

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    Help Keep Aruba Eco-Happy!

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