If you are visiting Aruba and looking for the perfect spot for food, shopping and taking photos look no further than The Royal Plaza Mall. Located directly in downtown Oranjestad, The Royal Plaza Mall is a unique sight. Pastel pink and blue architecture with what looks like icing decorating the top. Inside this market place you can find a little bit of everything.
The mall hosts several luxury brand stores such as Tommy Hilfiger and Nautica and many high end jewelers like Little Switzerland and Gandelman Jewelers, the islands official Rolex retailer. You can also fulfill all your souvenir and beach needs here as well. The Royal Plaza Mall is opened from 9:30am to 6pm Monday through Saturday. The marketplace is closed on Sundays.
This area is also a great spot for travel photos. Many of the interesting buildings surrounding the marketplace are painted in beautiful pastel colors. The mall is also directly across from the water and you can view the Caribbean Sea from the second floor. Downtown Oranjestad also hosts plenty of flea markets and museums. Don’t be afraid to bring your camera and explore!
If you’re feeling hungry after a day of shopping there are lots of food and beverage options nearby to choose from. There are currently 30+ different restaurants and bar located around the Royal Plaza Mall. From coffee to cocktails and fine seafood to authentic barbecue. There is no limit to your food filled adventure.
If you are staying with us at Divi & Tamarijn Aruba All Inclusives, getting to downtown Oranjestad is easy! Simply visit our concierge desk to learn how to rent a car or call a local taxi. The Royal Plaza Mall is a quick 10 ride from our properties. For the more adventurous, you may also grab a bike from the Tamarijn Aruba property, bikes are included with your stay, and pedal your way south east until you reach downtown. The Royal Plaza Mall is an open air marketplace so bring plenty of water and sunscreen and cash for cab fare.