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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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  • Aruba Kayak Adventure

    Aruba Kayak Adventure has many years of experience leading people of all abilities on kayaking, snorkeling, scuba...

  • Aruba Transfer Tour & Taxi C.A.

    Taxis have the letters "TX" on the license plates for easy identification. There are no meters as fares are set by the...

  • 7 West

    Enjoy exquisite dining in a splendid setting. Located in downtown Oranjestad with a marvelous view of the harbor, this...

  • The Sopranos Piano Bar

    Slip into something a little fancy for a night out at this sing-along piano bar in Arawak Garden in the highrise hotel...

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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...