Aruba has no shortage of incredible eateries, but it’s hard to taste everything on a quick vacation. Taking advantage of happy hour deals is a great opportunity to experience a variety of cuisines in Aruba without breaking the bank. We put together 20 amazing happy hours ranging from beach bars to luxurious hotel restaurants so everyone finds something to suit their palate.
Seeking a high-end Aruba dining experience? +297 is the place for you! This chic, modern establishment has a perfect blend of cuisines from Europe, the Caribbean, Asia and the Americas. Choose from four categories on their happy hour menu: hot, cold, sushi and drinks. We recommend the Philly cheese steak sliders, the Brooklyn roll, the Tuna Truffle roll and the mojitos if you want to be really amazed. If you are still hungry, you can order the happy hour all over again!
The Beach Bar
If you can’t wait to start the party, head over to The Beach Bar at Playa Linda! It has one of the longest happy hours in Aruba, starting at noon and going until 7 pm. During happy hour you can get two drinks for just $8. Quite the steal!
Pelican Pier Bar
With its Instagram-worthy, bright-green chairs overlooking the ocean, Pelican Pier Bar is the perfect place to kick back, enjoy the Caribbean sea, and relax. Enjoy $5 frozen drinks and specialty cocktails while snapping some cute photos.
Mira Solo Bar
Looking for some live entertainment while you enjoy happy hour libations? Head over to Mira Solo Bar located at the Hilton Aruba Resort and Casino. Mira Solo Bar has two happy hours daily, from 2-4 pm and then again from 6-8 pm, which gives you ample time to take advantage of this swanky outdoor lounge. Some of the special $7 happy-hour cocktails include Aruba Ariba, Mai Tai, Sex on the Beach and Sangria.
Fancy a drink during lunch? You are on vacation after all! Head over to Nos Clubhuis where the first happy hour starts at noon until 1 pm, and the second one is from 5-6 pm. Enjoy 2 for 1 drinks while you watch the fishermen bring in their catches of the day. Nos Clubhuis is known for its delicious, authentic Aruban cuisine so this is an Aruba restaurant not to be missed.
MooMba Beach Bar
For a late night party happy hour in Aruba, MooMba Beach Bar is where the action’s at. With a happy hour during sunset from 6-7 pm and another from 10-11 pm, Monday through Saturday, MooMba is the party spot on the island. Enjoy $3.50 Sex on the Beach cocktails, $4 beers and $5 wines all while you dance the night away on the beach.
Divi Resorts Beach Bar
Brand new to Aruba! Divi Resorts has just launched Beach Bar located across the street from Divi Villiage Golf & Resort. This new Aruba bar offers daily happy hours from 5 to 6 pm and has live music on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. During happy hour, guests can enjoy 2 for 1 drinks specials on all drinks!
Mulligan's Golf Cafe, Bar & Restaurant
Need to refuel after a round of golf? Head to Mulligan’s Golf Cafe, Bar & Restaurant located at Divi Aruba Golf Course. Happy hour is daily from 5 to 6 pm featuring a 2 for 1 deal. Bonus: swing by on Thursday for Karaoke Night and an additional 2 for 1 happy hour during 9-10 pm!
Azzurro Ristonrante Italiano
Who doesn’t love Italian? Enjoy lunch with happy-hour specials on frozen drinks and cocktails from noon until 4 pm daily at Azzurro Ristorante Italiano located poolside at Playa Linda Beach Resort. There is also a second late night happy hour daily from 10-11 pm.
Aruba definitely has some of the longest happy hours you’ll ever encounter. Gelatissimo Bistro is one of the best Aruba happy hours, starting daily at 11 am (!) and running until 8 pm. Some of their drink specials include $8 sangria, 2 for $12 glasses of wine and 2 for $14 cocktails.
Waves Beach Bar & Grill
Want to try an internationally-inspired piña colada while exploring Aruba’s bars? You can get one at Waves Beach Bar & Grill at the Aruba Marriot Resort & Stellaris Casino. The bar offers two daily happy hours from noon until 1 pm, and again from 3 to 5 pm. The legendary piña coladas are served in an actual coconut with light rum, fresh pineapple juice from Costa Rica, crushed pineapple from Hawaii and coconut cream from the Dominican Republic. During happy hour, you can get 2 for $15!
Piet's Pier Bar
Situated on a pier over the Caribbean sea, Piet’s Pier Bar, located along Palm Beach at the Hyatt, offers incredible sunset views and a daily happy hour from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. The happy-hour menu includes $5 mixed drinks, $4.25 beers and a plate of wings for $7.50.
If you want to go to keep the Aruba nightlife going, head over to neighboring Palms Restaurant, also located at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa & Casino. Palms Restaurant is a relaxed, beachside grill with Latin influence. Its happy hour goes from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and offers half-priced house drinks and local beers. Palms Restaurant’s menu also offers island cuisine like Blackened Fish Tacos, Carribean Jerk Chicken and Seared Sesame Grouper—yum!
Castaways Bar, part of the Hilton Aruba Resort and Casino, has a daily happy hour from 4 to 6pm. Cocktails are $7 and happy-hour food items include Chicken Tenders, Buffalo Wings and a Caprese Chicken Sandwich, to name a few.
Don’t let its name fool you, Que Pasa is not a Mexican restaurant. It offers a variety of cuisines including Dutch, Italian, Caribbean, Mexican and even Japanese, among others. From 4 to 6 pm they offer a unique deal where dollar prices are in florins, which saves guests a lot of money. The bill must run over $20 per person for the florin-for-dollar special to apply. Open to locals and visitors alike!
Aged. Wine Bar
This one is for all the wine enthusiasts. Aged has happy hour Monday-Saturday from 5 to 8 pm. Wines start at $4, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay.
Craft combines specialty coffee, craft beers and cocktails for a unique sipping experience. They have happy hour from 7 to 10 pm daily, which offers half price on mixed drinks and house wine.
Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill
This classic Aruba nightlife joint is the place to go for happy-hour libations and live happy-hour entertainment. They have a daily double happy hour from 5 to 6 pm and 10 to 11 pm with cocktails for half price. Bonus: go on Saturday for $13 spare ribs and karaoke!
For those looking for a nightclub experience in Aruba, Gusto offers daily happy hour from 9 to 11 pm with half price drinks and $3 beers.
Taste of Belgium
Lastly, we have Taste of Belgium, offering a daily happy hour from 5 to 7 pm with half price off every single drink on the menu. Taste of Belgium has a wonderful selection of wines and Belgian beers. You can combine happy hour with their early-bird-special dinner where you receive a three-course meal for $28.50 also from 5 to 7 pm.