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Nights Publications

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

Island Facts

We were delighted to hear that Aruba's endemic burrowing owls (called “shocos” by locals) were voted in as an official National Symbol by parliament on September 23rd, 2014. That means the birds and their habitats will now be protected by law.

By law, wild donkeys, goats, and iguanas have the right of way on Aruba’s roads. Around 80 different nationalities make up Aruba’s diverse population of about 120,000...

“One Happy Island” is delighted to welcome over one million visitors per year, many of them repeat guests, but considering that this little rock encompasses only 70 square miles, that kind of human traffic can take a toll on the environment.

Aruba has four species of endangered sea turtles returning to its beaches each year to nest between March and October: the leatherback, the loggerhead, the green, and the hawksbill. And they all need human help.

As the most tourism-reliant country in the Caribbean, Aruba wants to keep their visitors happy. But it appears the success of a tourism product is intrinsically tied to the contentment of the local people who provide it.

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  • Alhambra Casino and Shops

    Your one stop for Aruba’s hottest gaming, shopping, and dining. Their full-service casino offers 460 slot machines, 16...

  • Driftwood

    A favorite spot for Aruban-style seafood dishes. Fresh fish is caught daily by the owner himself and perfectly prepared...

  • Green Bike Aruba

    The island is on a new roll with the first shared bike rental system in the Caribbean!This family-run business is out...

  • Top Drive

    Top Drive is one of the leading car rental companies on Aruba. With more than 20 years experience in this market, your...

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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...