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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts


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This boutique-style resort on Aruba's Eagle Beach caters exclusively to adults 18+, and is far from the crowds and high-rise hotels. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts offer a serene and peaceful retreat, perfect for honeymooners and couples looking to relax, rejuvenate, and get away from it all. The resort is located a convenient 15 minutes away from the airport.

The Bucuti Beach Resort and Tara Beach Suites offer 63 guestrooms in a three-story building set back from the beach, and 41 suites in a five-story beachfront building (smoke-free). Enjoy complimentary WiFi throughout the resort.

Fresh local ingredients, a fusion of delicious flavors, and warm and gracious service create a memorable culinary experience. The stylish beachfront setting offers you the opportunity to enjoy the sea breeze, listen to the lapping waves of the ocean, and relax in the modern lounge-like atmosphere. The restaurant offers an extensive American buffet breakfast as well as a varied a la carte lunch menu. In the evenings, diners can expect fresh seafood and juicy prime steaks on the dinner menu. The restaurant manager would be happy to help you make a selection from the eclectic wine list, with many by-the-glass options.

Feel the day-to-day stress slip away when pampering yourself at the Intermezzo Spa, and work out in the fitness center while enjoying a tropical view. The air-conditioned facility is well equipped with free weights, spin-bikes, treadmills, step machines, rowing machines, and more.

Freshwater swimming is available in a 50-by-25-foot pool. The sundeck is furnished with lounges, umbrella tables, and a spa tub. This Aruba resort's beach frontage measures 200 yards wide and 150 yards deep, and features 71 widely spaced thatched-roof shades. Non-motorized watersports, including parasailing, snorkeling, and scuba diving are available farther north on Eagle Beach, which stretches about one-and-a-half miles. The atmosphere is relaxed and gracious, and the lighthearted ambiance perfectly captures both the Aruban spirit and the Caribbean region's unique style and flair.

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HOTEL LOCATION
This property is perfectly located between downtown Oranjestad and Palm Beach. There is a nearby golf course, and the hotel is adjacent to shops, fine restaurants, and one of Aruba's best casinos.
Address:
EAGLE BEACH


AW
Local Phone: 011-29-7583-1100
Toll Free Phone: 888-4-BUCUTI
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking(Complimentary)
Physician on Call
Casino Nearby (Alhambra)
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
There is a small pool.
Golf: 8 MILES
Tierra Del Sol
Tierra Del Sol is a Par 71, 18 hole championship golf course with a total yardage of 6,811. It was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., and is situated on the scenic northwest shore of Aruba.
Holes: 9
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: contact hotel
Club Rental Fees: $
Caddy: contact hotel
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Court Fee: $
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts is a three-story beachfront resort with a European charm and tranquil atmosphere. of the 63 air-conditioned rooms has one king bed, a minibar, microwave, ceiling fan, and in-room safe. Aruba's only "boutique" style hotel, the Bucuti is perfect for couples and honeymooners. Hotel features include an open-air beachfront restaurant, complimentary coffee and tea service, theme nights, and a fully equipped fitness center. Beach: The property is situated on 14 acres of unspoiled beach, one of Aruba's most expansive and uncrowded. This is one of the top 10 beaches in the Caribbean, as published in DREAM BEACHES OF THE WORLD magazine. Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 104
Year Opened: 1987 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
There are no programs for children. The hotel will not accept cash at any of the outlets all major credit cards will be accepted.
ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR SUITE
Junior suites face the ocean and have double balconies. They feature one bedroom with two queen beds, and a second room with a kitchen, dining area, and sitting area with a couch.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD ROOM
Balcony faces a partial garden and neighboring resort. Luxurious bedding. One king or two queens.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
BUNGALOW OCEANVIEW SUITE
Located in a separate building close to the pool. King bed in the sleeping area, and kitchenette, sofa, and dining table in the living area. Ocean view from large veranda.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
Large beachfront balcony. Chic and contemporary furnishings, with a view over Eagle Beach. One king bed.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR GARDEN VIEW
Superior rooms are spacious with one king bed or two queen beds. Living area with sofa. Balcony with a courtyard garden view.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
BUNGALOW GARDEN VIEW SUITE
Located in a separate building close to the pool. King bed in the sleeping area, and kitchenette, sofa, and dining table in the living area. Garden view from large veranda.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
1 BEDROOM TARA OCEANFRONT STE
Stylish one-bedroom suite with separate sleeping and living rooms. King bed with a direct view of the beach and ocean. Living area has a television, sofa sitting area, and a minibar.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Iron
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
microwave
DINING
There are 1 Restaurants at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts:
Pirates Nest Restaurant - An open-air restaurant located on the beach with wonderful views and smiling service. Casual dining, specializing in fresh seafood and steaks, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Adjacent to shopping
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Happy hour from 4 to 6, live entertainment daily, theme nights
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
We loved our stay.
SAMUEL V.
Nov 22 2012
This hotel and every staff mmebe we encountered were great. We can's say enough good things. The only thing we hope the hotel considers in the future is more smoke free areas. It was very disturbing to wake up and smell smoke coming from a neighboring balcony, at dinner and by the pool. Except for this policy the hotel met our every expectation.
Customer Rating: 

Bucuti is Paradise!
STEPHEN C.
Sep 21 2011
The Bucuti is everything I want for my vacation! The staff is so friendly and helpful, the beach is uncrowded -- no competition for palapas -- our room was beautiful! They now provide free netbooks to guests for internet access, so I did not have to lug my laptop down to Aruba. They also provide reusable water bottles to cut down on plastic consumption, what a great idea! A very nice breakfast buffet is included in the price of the room, including eggs cooked to order and a different "special" every day, such as johnny cakes stuffed with beef, or Dutch Corn Cakes with spicy sauce. The buffet also has a large assortment of breads and bagels, fruit, cheese, sliced meats, yogurt, potatoes, sausage and bacon, oatmeal, juice, etc. You can even get a latte or cup of cappucino! This was our third stay at the Bucuti and, while my husband was checking in, I stepped into the hotel store for Gouda cheese and crackers, only to find a "welcome back" package in our room containing the same cheese and crackers along with cookies, a split of champagne and Aruba Aloe lotion! Nice surprise! The location is great, cabfare to Orangestaad or to the high-rise area was less than $10.00, and there is a convenient bus stop right in front. There are several restaurants within walking distance, and the Alhambra casino is right next door. We used to stay at the Marriott, but the beach there is much too crowded and noisy. The Bucuti is quiet and calm, and there are no children running around kicking up sand! We will never stay anywhere else on Aruba.
Customer Rating: 

great for romantic trip
DIEGO M.
Aug 16 2011
I was in my honeymoon and it was a perfect choice: quiet, very nice and romantic, the best beach in Aruba
Customer Rating: 

Bucuti has the best beach hotel location
TRACY L.
Jun 29 2011
We walked through several of the neighboring and highrise area hotels and their beach size and palapas to quest ratio did not compare to Bucuti. The Bucuti staff were excellent, very friendly, helpful and we never felt rushed when making reservations with the conciege. Overall this was one of the best vacations I've taken through Apple.
Customer Rating: 

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
AMAZING!!!! Best resort I have ever been too!
Josh A,
Thu Jan 11 05:33:53 EST 2018
You need to experience this place! The service is 2nd to none! The staff is amazing, the grounds are beautiful, it never feels crowded, the food is great, overall it is as close to perfect as a resort could get. Some may be deterred when they see that is advertised as a quiet resort (no music at the pool/beach, no nightlife, etc.), but trust me when I say that this is the best place I have ever been. We will DEFINITELY be back again! Thanks for everything!

Wonderful Experience
Cyclist76, Charlotte
Wed Jan 10 11:35:43 EST 2018
I have been to Aruba 6 times over the last 10 and stayed at Bucuti and Tara the last two years in a row. This year, the rooms in Tara were renovated and I love the new bathroom and lighting updates. The hotel is very nice and the people who work there do a great job of being friendly and helpful. This is an adults only hotel, making it very quiet and clean. The beach is beautiful, stunning really. No screaming kids, no loud music, just relax. The bar is on the water. They have happy hour three times a day/. This hotel is not all inclusive and I love that. I can eat where I want, including their restaurant ELEMENTS. The bar has great cocktails, with quality liquor. I see the same faces every year, since we go at the same time. This says a lot for a hotel. I highly recommend. I just wish the Aruba airport was not such a nightmare to get out of, then the whole experience would be wonderful.

Paradise revisited
Stephen G, Brampton, United Kingdom
Wed Jan 10 10:52:07 EST 2018
This was our 13th visit to Bucuti and it continues to impress. We were keen to see the upgrading of the Tara Suites and were not disappointed. The whole Tara block is stunning including the Tara Lounge and the Reception area. We were treated like royalty from the moment we arrived until it was time to depart. As usual all our friends, both staff and guests, were fun to be with and made the "Bucuti experience" so relaxing and enjoyable. This has to be the best hotel in the Caribbean. We have already made our 2018 reservation and are really looking forward to yet another vacation at our home away from home. Thanks to everyone for making our stay so special. In case you are hesitant about deciding whether to treat yourself to a stay at Bucuti just do it !! You will not regret it.

Amazing staff amazing place!
Bianca J,
Wed Jan 10 10:24:16 EST 2018
I cannot say more about the staff here, made me feel at home!! Lino the manager at elements is nothing less then amazing!! Love him, will certainly be back to this wonderful place. Great breakfast as well!

Another Amazing Trip to Bucuti & Tara
Donna P, Nashua, New Hampshire
Tue Jan 09 13:21:53 EST 2018
This was our second visit and we already booked next year. This resort is fabulous and adults only! The service is impeccable. They really know how to do it right. A big shout out to Mario who is amazing upon arrival and for everything you need during your stay as well as all of the concierge staff. The sandbar staff is also incredible, Karen, John, Jessica, Greg, Al, and Juan as well as the beach staff. I highly recommend the romantic dinner and having Robinson for a server. He will take great care of you! The beach is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen with crystal clear water and you never have to fight for a beach chair. There are always chairs available. You can sit and relax every day or venture off into the island to sight-see. I recommend renting a jeep if you do. The island is very safe. I highly recommend the Bucuti & Tara and can't wait to go back.



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