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Chakaranda Souvenirs - CLOSED

Santa Cruz 109, Santa Cruz, Aruba
+297 594 2661
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No longer in in business!

Total bummer. We drove all the way to San Nicolaas, partly to try to find SOME sort of... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2015
Jeffsdate
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Massachusetts
One of Our BEST Experiences in Aruba!

Found this little shop near Baby Beach and loved our experience here. Joho and the woman who works... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2012
KathyT427
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New York
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Souvenirs made in Aruba. Specialized in Products made from Driftwood. Add a personal touch to your souvenirs with a custom engraving.
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  • Terrible16%
22 Mar 2015
“No longer in in business!”
23 Apr 2012
“One of Our BEST Experiences in Aruba!”
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Santa Cruz 109, Santa Cruz, Aruba
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

Total bummer. We drove all the way to San Nicolaas, partly to try to find SOME sort of authentically Aruban souvenir, but this place was gone. We were told that the owner "sells out of his home in Santa Cruz now," and were given his...More

Thank Jeffsdate
Werner J, Owner at Chakaranda Souvenirs, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2015

Hi 'Jeffsdate', First of all, I am very sorry that you made the trip all across the island to find my former location empty. I have moved some time ago to Santa Cruz and have not updated the location on Tripadvisor, mea culpa. It is...More

Reviewed 23 April 2012

Found this little shop near Baby Beach and loved our experience here. Joho and the woman who works there were great! Very friendly. We placed our order for our driftwood (you choose your wood & design). We loved our finished product. Who doesn't like a...More

1  Thank KathyT427
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Chakaranda is a littile shop at Baby Beach, next to Jad's Diving Centre. If you want to have an original souvenir from Aruba this is the place to go. They are specialized in engraving driftwood and leather with names, texts and images. Werner, the owner,...More

Thank Dav I
Reviewed 8 February 2012

Our daughter found this place. When we saw what she bought, we drove there right away. We have been looking for quality Aruba made souvenirs and this is a great spot with a good selection. Many are made in the shop and can be customized....More

1  Thank vartabed
Reviewed 31 January 2012

great prices, unique and memorable items with free personalized engraving on even the smallest things like key chains. Very friendly and accommodating. I wanted a bracelet with a different saying on it and the owner said off course i can change that for you. Its...More

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 29 November 2011

I went to baby beach for the day and happened upon this cute shop that engraves driftwood. I had a piece of driftwood made with our names and "Aruba One Happy Island" written on it. Everyone loved it so much I called Joho and had...More

1  Thank Kelli D