Island Report: News, events, and happenings around Aruba…

ArtisA (Art is Aruba) Gallery

ArtisA Gallery in San Nicolas, founders of Aruba’s annual art fair that transformed San Nicolas with incredible outdoor art the past few years, now offers regular exhibitions of local artists and the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind artworks to take home. New workshops are also available and gala culinary events that include meeting the artists while viewing their works are also new this year. The space is also available for private events. Open Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (+297) 5934475.





Sophisticated new rooftop Harbour Lounge Aruba

Head to the new Harbour Lounge Aruba on top of the Harbor House condominium complex in Oranjestad to live the high life. Enjoy elevated cocktails and cuisine around the rooftop pool or indoor at the urban bistro, cosmopolitan supper club, cocktail bar, or cigar lounge. All afford amazing views of downtown and the sea below, as well as the colorful twinkling lights of the cruise ships in the terminal. Don’t miss their daily happy-hour from 5-7pm for stellar sunset views as well. Facebook & Instagram: @harbourloungearuba.






Sweet Additions to Butterfly Farm

Beyond the stellar experience of interacting with hundreds of beautiful butterflies and learning all about them with fascinating tours, there’s a sweet new addition there now, too. Their new Nectar Café will hit the spot for refreshments with homemade baked goodies like cookies, brownies, coconut ice cream, and fruit popsicles to please the kids, and adults can enjoy ‘nectar for grownups’ like sangria, and Caribbean rum punch. Or, how about a shot of Tito’s premium vodka to go with their freshly squeezed lemonade?






Luxury sunset dinner on the horizon 

Aruba is excited to welcome a new sunset dinner cruise experience with the arrival of “Diosa”.This majestic 100 ft. yacht  promises an incredible journey along the Aruba coastline with world-class service and five-star dining. Diosa’s dinner cruise will embark from the Renaissance Marina in downtown Oranjestad. To maintain the “Elite Dinner Party” feel, Diosa will host 50 guests nightly, so advanced reservations are suggested. Visit our website for information on Diosa’s arrival and reservations.








From Brutto Beach House to Lucca Trattoria

Why choose between one of them when you can experience both! Awaken all your senses as you treat yourself to a tasty tapas concept dinner at Brutto Beach House. Their menu of sushi, risottos, meats and seafood will intrigue you as the dishes are designed with creative shapes and plating and exotic flavors. Right next door, you will find Lucca Trattoria for mouth-watering modern and authentic Italian cuisine. You will quickly understand that there is no sincerer love then the love for food as you indulge yourself into their homemade pasta and tiramisu.

www.bruttorestaurant.com | www.luccatrattoria.com






Happy Kukukoo hour

Kukoo Kunuku’s newest tour has become an instant inspired success story. Now operating daily  from 5pm to 8pm Kukoo Fans both new and old can now enjoy the happiest sunset hours in Aruba and retire to bed before the rooster crows. A time to laugh, cheer, dance, meet new friends and Celebrate life. Book any of their 4 great tours online. Call (+297) 586-2010.





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