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Sip, Savor, and Relax: Discovering Aruba’s Best Coffee Spots

Sip, Savor, and Relax: Discovering Aruba’s Best Coffee Spots

In a world that often moves too fast, there’s something magical about the time-honored tradition of seeking solace and comfort in a cozy coffee spot. Whether you’re seeking refuge from the hustle and bustle of daily life or looking to savor a cup of coffee in a picturesque setting, Aruba offers a myriad of options to cater to your coffee cravings. Even though you can order high quality coffee in almost every restaurant in Aruba, remember that it’s not just about the brew but also the moments of respite and connection these places provide. So, when you’re planning your visit to Aruba, don’t forget to add these coffee hotspots to your itinerary. Sip, savor, and relax – the best coffee spots in Aruba are ready to elevate your coffee experience.

Les Cappuchinas Café & Eaterie

Les Cappuchinas is an elegant and cozy café & eatery serving Asian-Caribbean inspired food and drinks. They offer a delightful ambiance featuring pink seating and natural elements, all exquisitely decorated. It’s a sanctuary of comfort, exceptional coffee, and a soothing ambiance. Les Cappuchinas is located at Rudolph Arendsstraat 12 in the heart of Oranjestad and is open from Monday to Saturday from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM, and on Sunday from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

Santos Coffee With Soul

Santos offers a large variety of delicious coffee, well-prepared smoothies, healthy meals and homemade sweets in a contemporary and rustic environment with cozy indoor and outdoor terrace seating. Santos conveniently has three locations on the island: Santos Casa del Mar which is open daily from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Santos Downtown which is open Sunday to Thursday from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and Friday & Saturday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, and last but not least, the new Santos drive thru located at Tanki Flip 14A, open daily from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM.  

Island Grind Coffee

Situated in the Palm Beach Area next to Local Store, Island Grind coffee is a specialty coffee roaster in Aruba. Their roastery seeks out responsibly sourced, 100% Arabica coffee beans. They carefully roast their coffee in small batches with respect for the hard work and passion that was put in by those who farmed it. Island Grind is basically a small container serving you some of the best quality coffee the island has to offer. Island Grind has an extensive list of options, from coffees to cold drinks and breakfast dishes. On the go? Island Grind offers the convenience of a drive thru.

Island Grind is open daily from 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

Island Grind also has 3 other locations on the island:

Island Grind Coffee at Bochincha container Yard at Rockefellerstraat 8 in Oranjestad, open every day from 6:30 AM to 8 PM.

Island Grind Coffee Boulevard located at L.G. Smith Boulevard 100 in Oranjestad, open daily from 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM.

Island Grind Coffee Paradera (Drive thru), located at Paradera 31-A, open daily from 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM

Craft Coffee & Bar

With its prime location in the heart of Palm Beach, across from the Hilton Resort, and its delicious coffee made with Panther Coffee’s best beans, Craft has quickly become a go-to spot for locals and visitors alike. As the day progresses, Craft transforms into a lively terrace café-bar, perfect for a midday break. Their breakfast menu features a variety of dishes that will energize you for the day ahead. From the classic skillet eggs to Belgian waffles, Craft has something to satisfy every craving. Craft is open daily from 8:00 AM till 1:00 AM (till 3:00 AM on Friday and Saturday).

Organic Bodega Café

Organic Bodega Café is a hidden gem located inside of D Shop Aruba on the Sasaki Highway. They have wonderful Colombian coffee, French Toast, Poke Bowls and Açai Bowls, all in a unique relaxing ambience and atmosphere created by natural wood décor, plants and lights hanging from the roof that feels as though you are in a different world. Organic Bodega Café is open Monday to Saturday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Aru-bean Coffeehouse

Aruba-bean is a small, family owned, art-inspired, hidden local treasure. Aru-bean has swiftly become a beloved local hotspot. It stands as a cozy and inviting coffee haven where friends can gather, connect, and share enjoyable moments in a tranquil setting. Located at Caya Dr. J.E.M. Arends 27 in Oranjestad, Aru-bean is open from Monday to Saturday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

Coffee House Aruba

Coffee House is a warm and cozy café, situated on De La Sallestraat nearby downtown. This intimate coffee spot is the first retail coffee house in Aruba which offers a large selection of coffees, such as: Jamaican Blue Mountain, Café Angelica, Colombia Supremo, Almond Amaretto, Kenya AA, Café Barista roasted in Curacao and of course a variety of Smit & Dorlas Coffee Blend which are roasted in the Netherlands. Besides a large selection of coffees, Coffee House Aruba also offers a variety of teas including loose teas, Revolution teas and 100% Organic teas. The Coffee House Aruba has a unique antique look, as a reflection of the old coffee houses in Vienna during the 16th century. Coffee House is open from Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Kulture Café

Located In the San Nicolas Community Museum (Nicolaas Store), Kulture Café is filled with character and history. This cozy café offers both indoor and outdoor seating. Several of the menu items are family recipes, including one from the Nicolaas family, the original owners of the building. One of the most popular specialty coffees on the menu is the Yuchi, a strong but creamy and sweet coffee confection of espresso, local Ponche Crema liqueur, and whipped cream topped with roasted coffee beans. Their menu also includes delicious pastries, sandwiches, wraps, salads and even ice-cream. Kulture is open daily from 8:00 AM.

In the heart of the Caribbean paradise, Aruba’s cozy coffee spots serve as a delightful refuge for those in search of warmth, relaxation, and a taste of the island’s charm. Whether you’re a local or a visitor, these intimate cafes invite you to slow down, soak up the unique atmosphere, and relish the simple joy of a well-brewed cup of coffee. So, don’t forget to add these hidden gems to your Aruba itinerary for a truly heartwarming experience.



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