Curacao

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort


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2019 Exceptional Value
Extra Value: Buffet breakfast daily for two adults.

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort captures natural Caribbean charm and delivers it with an international elegance and sophistication. Just 35 miles from Aruba and served by a modern international airport, escape to paradise and embrace Curacao's magical sea, sky, and sun on 27 acres of rare natural preserve.

At the same time, feel that every need is provided for, with exceptional service and refinement. Enjoy superior amenities like the Pete Dye designed golf course, a luxurious spa, resort pools with Caribbean views, an alluring white sand beach with a swimming lagoon, and sophisticated dining. Relax with the rare luxury of privacy on a secluded island within an island sequestered from the hustle and bustle of town center, and explore unlimited diving, snorkeling, boating, and geo adventure right outside your door.

Whether you are seeking an intimate retreat or a lively and invigorating amenity-filled vacation, the resort creates a truly magnificent opportunity to experience the best of both worlds, and create your own.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Address: SANTA BARBARA PLANTATION
PORTA BLANCAU, NIEUWPOORT, CURACAO


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Local Phone: 305-461-4928
HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Fees vary)
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
Swim-up Bar
Golf: ON SITE
Designed by Pete Dye and opened in April 2010, Old Quarry Golf Course takes on the shape of the naturally contoured site overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the sheltered bay known as Spanish Water.
Measuring 6,920 yards from the championship tees, the golf course is complemented by an 8,000 square-foot clubhouse featuring a fully stocked golf shop, locker rooms, restaurant and lounge.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Fees may vary
Cart Fee: Fees may vary
Club Rental Fees: FEES MAY VARY
Caddy: Fees may vary
Tennis
Number of Courts: 4
Outdoor Courts: 4
Lighted Courts: 4
Court Fee: Fees may vary
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Enjoy superior amenities like the Pete Dye designed golf course, a spa, pools with Caribbean views, an alluring white sand beach with a swimming lagoon, and sophisticated dining. Relax with the rare luxury of privacy on a secluded island far from the hust Beach: Pristine St. Barbara Beach stretches 1500 feet by 60 feet, and invites guests to lounge while enjoyig views of passing sailboats and yachts.
Total Rooms: 350
Year Opened: 2010 Credit Cards:
ROOM TYPES
PRESIDENTIAL SUITE
Presidential Suite includes a two story great room with a community living room, a private kitchen, a master bedroom with one luxury king bed, and a second bedroom. All-Inclusive Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SEA TRADITIONS SPA SUITE
Spa suite includes a bedroom with a luxurious king bed and a elegant spa-inspired bathroom, as well as a large living area with a sofa bed. Suite also includes a large balcony with a outdoor table for four. Daily spa treatment for 1 guest. European Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PREMIUM WATERVIEW DOUBLE
Premier guestroom includes two double beds and a furnished balcony or patio with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. Room also features a spacious bathroom and deluxe bath amenities. All-Inclusive Plan (AI) includes all meals, drinks, and tips.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PRESIDENTIAL SUITE
Presidential Suite includes a two story great room with a community living room, a private kitchen, a master bedroom with one luxury king bed, and a second bedroom. European Plan included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PREMIUM WATERVIEW DOUBLE
Premier guestroom includes two double beds and a furnished balcony or patio with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. Room also features a spacious bathroom and deluxe bath amenities. European Plan (EP) included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PREMIUM WATERVIEW KING
Premier guestroom includes one king bed and a private, furnished balcony or patio with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. Room also includes a spacious bathroom and deluxe bath amenities. All-Inclusive Plan (AI) includes all meals, drinks, and tips.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUNSET SUITE
Spacious suite includes a bedroom with a luxurious king bed and a full bath, and a living area with a large dining table and a powder room. Suite also includes balconies with water views. All-Inclusive Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PARTIAL WATERVIEW DOUBLE
Guestroom includes two double beds and a private, furnished balcony with partial views of the ocean and the beautiful landscape. Room also includes ceiling fans and deluxe bath amenities. All-Inclusive Plan (AI) includes all meals, drinks, and tips.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
RESORT VIEW DOUBLE
Comfortable guestroom includes two double beds and a private balcony with beautiful views of the resort landscape. Room also features ceiling fans and deluxe bath amenities. All-Inclusive Plan (AI) includes all meals, drinks, and tips.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SEA TRADITIONS DOUBLE
Guestroom includes two double beds, and a private balcony or patio with beautiful views of the sea or golf course. Room also features upgrade amenities and more. All-Inclusive Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PREMIUM WATERVIEW KING
Premier guestroom includes one king bed and a private, furnished balcony or patio with unobstructed views of the Caribbean Sea. Room also includes a spacious bathroom and deluxe bath amenities. European Plan (EP) included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
TULA SUITE
Spacious suite includes one luxury king bed, a living area with a small dining table for four, and a private balcony with beautiful views of the resort grounds. All-Inclusive Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
RESORT VIEW DOUBLE
Comfortable guestroom includes two double beds and a private balcony with beautiful views of the resort landscape. Room also features ceiling fans and deluxe bath amenities. European Plan (EP) included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PARTIAL WATERVIEW DOUBLE
Guestroom includes two double beds and a private, furnished balcony with partial views of the ocean and the beautiful landscape. Room also includes ceiling fans and deluxe bath amenities. European Plan (EP) included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUNSET SUITE
Spacious suite includes a bedroom with a luxurious king bed and a full bath, and a living area with a large dining table and a powder room. Suite also includes balconies with views of the water. European Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SEA TRADITIONS KING
Guestroom includes a king bed, and a private balcony or patio with beautiful views of the sea or golf course. Room also features upgrade amenities and more. All-Inclusive Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SEA TRADITIONS DOUBLE
Guestroom includes two double beds, and a private balcony or patio with beautiful views of the sea or golf course. Room also features upgrade amenities and more. European Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PARTIAL WATERVIEW KING
Spacious guestroom includes one king bed and a furnished balcony with partial views of the ocean and the surrounding landscape. Room features a ceiling fan and deluxe bath amenities. All-Inclusive Plan (AI) includes all meals, drinks, and tips.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
RESORT VIEW KING
Spacious guestroom includes one king bed and a furnished balcony or patio with views of the beautifully landscaped resort grounds and surroundings. Room also features deluxe bath amenities. All-Inclusive Plan (AI) includes all meals, drinks, and tips.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SANTA BARBARA SUITE
Suite includes one luxury king bed and full bathroom in the guestroom size master bedroom, a spacious living room with a full bath, and balconies with water views. All-Inclusive Plan (AI) includes all meals, drinks, and tips.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
TULA SUITE
Spacious suite includes one luxury king bed, a living area with a small dining table for four, and a private balcony with beautiful views of the resort grounds. European Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SEA TRADITIONS KING
Guestroom includes a king bed, and a private balcony or patio with beautiful views of the sea or golf course. Room also features upgrade amenities and more. European Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SEA TRADITIONS SPA SUITE
Spa suite includes a bedroom with a luxurious king bed and a elegant spa-inspired bathroom, as well as a large living area with a sofa bed. Suite also includes a large balcony with a outdoor table for four. Daily spa treatment for 1 guest. All-Inclusive.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
PARTIAL WATERVIEW KING
Spacious guestroom includes one king bed and a furnished balcony with partial views of the ocean and the surrounding landscape. Room features a ceiling fan and deluxe bath amenities. European Plan (EP) included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
RESORT VIEW KING
Spacious guestroom includes one king bed and a furnished balcony or patio with views of the beautifully landscaped resort grounds and surroundings. Room also features deluxe bath amenities. European Plan (EP) included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SANTA BARBARA SUITE
Suite includes one luxury king bed and full bathroom in the guestroom size master bedroom, a spacious living room with a full bath, and balconies with water views. European Plan.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe

OTHER INFO
All rooms feature an iHome iPod dock and WiFi (at an additional fee).
DINING
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort features 1 meal plan options:
No Meals
There are 4 Restaurants at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort:
JUN'S SUSHI - Indulge in exotic flavors and entice your palate with unique and exquisite creations at JUN'S SUSHI.
SHORE - American style grill featuring an upscale Burger Bar for lunch, and offering the freshest catches of the day.
SPLASH - Relaxed poolside at SPLASH, a restaurant featuring refreshing cocktails and Pan Latin infused creations.
MEDI - Full service restaurant featuring an exhibition kitchen, complete with a woodfired oven and upscale dining room serving fresh Mediterranean dishes and traditional favorites.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Activities range from meditation to beach volleyball. Guests can play horseshoes or feed iguanas. The resort's daily activity schedule is certain to include something for everyone!
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Camp Arawak provides kids ages 3 - 12 with fun-filled daily activities.

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Relaxing, great service from Jaymy!
sllabout, Saint Peters, Missouri
Fri Apr 26 11:02:12 EDT 2019
We spent 12 days on Curaçao this month, staying in an Airbnb apartment west of Willemstad in Piscadera. Most of the beaches on Curaçao are small and very rocky with coral, so several days while we were in Curaçao we drove about 30 minutes east to the private beach at Santa Barbara resort. The beach there is relatively small, about 200 meters long, and faces a canal that connects a large harbor to the sea. The water is very calm, about 1-3 meters deep with a soft sandy bottom. We saw several varieties of small fish and some sea urchins in the water while we were swimming. To access the beach if you are not a guest at the resort you will pay a parking fee of 25 ANG (or $15 USD) plus a beach access fee of 15 ANG (or $10 USD) per adult. However, you can use your parking receipt as a voucher to buy food or drinks from a couple of beach bars. Chairs and umbrellas are abundant and included in the price of entry. When you go, look for Jaymy who provided excellent, cheerful service from the beach bar each day we were there. Jaymy made our visits to Santa Barbara beach extra special! We will be back soon!

Heaven on earth - a must see
alejandron958, Houston, Texas
Fri Apr 26 10:59:40 EDT 2019
Pleaseeeee!!!!! Come here...everything is perfection. The food is really delicious, the staff is highly trained and very kind. Private beach, 4 restaurants, a ton of activities to do on the sea. This is just...paradise....definitely will come back again.

Tennis paradise
tuningintv, Franklin, Tennessee
Thu Apr 25 09:25:01 EDT 2019
My wife and I are avid Tennis players and the courts and Jon the pro did not disappoint. Come to find out you can teach an old guy new tricks. Loved the beach and the mahi mahi sandwich was a master piece. Friendly staff. Only wished we could stay longer

Week long stay, beautiful resort, service needs work
TheTravelingMan70, Wichita, Kansas
Mon Apr 22 19:30:27 EDT 2019
Had a good stay at the hotel. The food at all the restaurants was excellent and reasonably priced. The service was way below my expectations. Service seemed to depend on how well you tipped and that isn't a good way to run a hotel. There were a couple of bartenders that were engaged and treated customers well (Jaymy and Tico). I had to constantly get the attention of wait staff and bartenders. The Jet Ski rental person didn't show up multiple times when I had a reservation. Booking trips was tedious and confusing. The property is gorgeous and the rooms are very nice, but they need training on service.

Beautiful and clean
cubanicana1, New York City, New York
Mon Apr 22 11:05:14 EDT 2019
Great place to simply relax. We sent 7 days at Santa Barbara and it was exactly what we needed. The staff was attentive, the room was beautiful, the food was fresh and delicious. The only down side was the beach. I grew up in Florida with access to some of the most beautiful beaches with miles and miles of sandy white beach. Curacao is not a place with miles and miles of sandy beaches but there are many pockets of beaches that were gorgeous throughout the west coast of the island with amazing snorkeling. We had a wonderful time.



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