Curacao

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort


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2018 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
Based on 2628reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Tranquility
Caline64,
Thu May 17 09:11:43 EDT 2018
If you are looking for tranquility, Santa Barbara Hotel and Golf Resort is the best place to relax and enjoy the beach. Their staff is very friendly and service minded. The hotel has about 5 various options for food but the variety is good and the food is also good. We enjoyed it!

Amazing time at the Santa Barbara
Heather M,
Thu May 17 09:04:32 EDT 2018
My fiancé and I came to curaçao and stayed at the Santa Barbara resort in May 2018 and it was the best vacation! The weather was wonderful and the resort was excellent. We had a rough day of travel and as soon as we arrived, things turned around for the better. Jaymy at Splash was the highlight of our first day. So friendly and accommodating. He made us feel right at home. I definitely recommend this resort! If you go, tell jaymy Heather and George say hi!!! :)

Great Luxury Hotel
Santi9006,
Wed May 16 15:39:37 EDT 2018
100% recommended. It is a little far away and transportation is not provided by the hotel. Taxis un Curaçao are generally very expensive so consider in your budget 70USD to pay for taxis from/to the airport.

Santa Barbara Resort
cariebernard, Portland, Maine
Tue May 15 17:34:04 EDT 2018
I cannot speak highly enough about the Santa Barbara Resort in Curacao. The grounds are spectacular, the customer service is outstanding, the food was consistently delicious, the pool and beach are beautiful. The only thing that could have made it better was another week there! Actually, we were so reluctant to leave that we stayed an extra day. We loved Curacao, can't wait to return and wouldn't even consider staying elsewhere. My tips: Make sure you have a meal at Shore. You must book a reservation ahead of time. It's not to be missed. The bar tender made me a special drink and named it for me. What fun! It's definitely worth it to rent snorkel equipment to use on the Santa Barbara beach. Bring some bread with you to feed the fish and they will come out in droves. One of the highlights of our trip was a tour with a private guide named Marvin Albertus, arranged for us by the tour guide desk at the resort. Best tour guide ever! Friendly, knowledgable, fun, a totally personalized tour...he even took us to purchase bubble wrap to ensure our breakables arrived home safely. A tour with Marvin is a must! Make sure you get the Santa Barbara Resort calendar to learn about special events like music and barbeque on Wednesday nights or S'mores and beach fire on Saturdays.

Best Resort on the Island, Hands Down
hortytaylor, Greenwich, Connecticut
Tue May 15 11:58:12 EDT 2018
The Santa Barbara Resort is the best resort on the island offering amazing opportunities for both relaxation and activity. Though the resort is a 20min drive from Wilamstaad and Mambo beach and a 40min drive from the airport, it was actually really nice to be away from all the craziness of the island. The staff were incredibly kind and resort management really had their act together - this place is managed excellently. I would definitely recommend this resort (and the island) to anyone thinking of traveling to the Caribbean. It's a hidden gem (and it's super duper reasonable)!



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