Occidental Grand Aruba

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  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
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  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Gallery - Caribbean: Aruba
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Insider Tip
  • Enticed by bits of food, neon-green and neon-blue lizards entertain guests in the outdoor pizzeria.
Hotel Overview
  • White sand, blue sea
    Situated in the center of the lively Palm Beach scene, the adult-oriented Occidental Grand Aruba features a large casino and faces soft white sands dotted with thatched shades. This modern high-rise resort is set along Aruba's Palm Beach.
  • All-Inclusive resort
    A lagoon pool surrounding a rock-garden island, water-sports equipment, a buffet restaurant, five à la carte restaurants, and a disco are among amenities included in room rates. Guestrooms with balconies offer views of the gardens, pool, or sea.
  • Two-poster beds
    Guestrooms include balconies or patios, two-poster beds with damask comforters, DVD players, and compact refrigerators stocked with beverages. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Amenities include a casino as well as a freeform pool with waterfalls.
What to Expect:
  • Although the Occidental Grand includes a children's club, the principal attractions swimup bar, casino, disco, fine dining appeal primarily to celebrating couples and other adults seeking beach holidays in the center of the Palm Beach scene.
Amenity Highlights:
  • This all-inclusive resort faces Palm Beach, where white sands are dotted with thatched shades. A vast lagoon-style pool includes a swimup bar and a rock-waterfall island with two spa tubs. A disco/piano bar offers live or DJ music nightly. The resort's casino is open until 3 AM (schedule subject to change).

Location:

J.E. IRAUQUIN BOULEVARD
PALM BEACH,
Aruba

Region: 
  • Aruba
  • Airport:

    Queen Beatrix International Airport AUA
  • The Occidental Grand Aruba offers 391 guestrooms in two nine-story buildings with red-tile roofs. Furnished balconies and patios face the pool, garden, or sea. Two-poster beds are topped with white damask comforters, blue-tone throws, and blue throw pillows. Mahogany-stained furniture includes desks. Rattan-paddle ceiling fans supplement air conditioning. Rooms have upholstered chaise longues. Marble bathrooms include glassed-in shower/tub combinations. TVs offer U.S./international cable channels. DVD and CD players are also provided. Compact refrigerators contain water, soft drinks, and beer. Wireless Internet access is available (surcharge, except in Royal Club rooms). Royal Club rooms are located on the top three floors (7–9). Guests of these rooms enjoy access to an exclusive 9th-floor, panoramic-sea-view concierge/check-in lounge serving buffet and à la carte breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. These rooms also include complimentary wireless Internet access, 24-hour room service, bathrobes, and turndown service. Royal Club guests receive a fruit basket and bottle of wine upon arrival. This room type cannot accommodate a rollaway bed.
  • Grand Romance Deluxe Ocean View -

    Grand Romance Deluxe Ocean View is the same size as a deluxe room with 1 king bed, balcony, satellite TV and full bath with tub and a shower. PLUS a bottle of champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, one hour massage in room per couple, first morning breakfast in bed, romantic dinner for 2, turndown service, 10% discount on Spa Treatments and a surprise gift.

  • Deluxe Garden View -

    Garden/Courtyard view with 1 king bed or 2 double beds, balcony, satellite TV and full bath with tub and a shower.

  • Deluxe Ocean View -

    Ocean View with 1 king bed or 2 double beds, balcony, satellite TV and full bath with tub and a shower.

  • Grand Concierge Deluxe Ocean View -

    Grand Concierge Deluxe Ocean View is the same size as a deluxe room with 1 king bed, balcony, satellite TV and full bath with tub and a shower. PLUS Concierge service, internet service in Cafe, Fruit Basket, bottle of wine, turndown service, 10% discount on Spa Treatments and bathrobes in the room.

  • Premium Lanai Garden View -

    Garden View with 1 king bed or 2 double beds, balcony, satellite TV and full bath with tub and a shower.

  • Premium Lanai Pool View -

    Garden View with 1 king bed or 2 double beds, balcony, satellite TV and full bath with tub and a shower.

  • Premium Jacuzzi Ocean Front -

    Ocean View with 1 king bed or 2 double beds, balcony, satellite TV and full bath with tub and a shower.

Room Amenities: 
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom scale
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Blackout drapes
  • Bottled water in room (complimentary)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cassette player
  • CD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child care (in room, surcharge)
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • DVD player
  • Electronic check-out
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - complimentary
  • Internet access - high speed
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Makeup mirror
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sewing kit
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Television
  • Turndown service (on request)
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens
Property Amenities
  • The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities.

    A 24,000-square-foot casino opens at noon for slot machines, with blackjack, craps, roulette, Caribbean stud poker, and three-card poker available from 5 PM until the casino closes at 3 AM (schedule subject to change). The casino bar hosts live music nightly.Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the Occidental Grand Resort. A business center contains five computers with complimentary high-speed Internet access.

    Ground transportation: Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • ATM/banking
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Casino on site
  • Coffee shop or cafe´
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge desk
  • Conference room(s)
  • Currency exchange
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Fitness equipment
  • Hair salon
  • Health club
  • Internet access in public areas - complimentary
  • Internet access in public areas - high speed
  • Internet access in public areas - surcharge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Massage - treatment room(s)
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Nightclub
  • Parking (free)
  • Parking (secure)
  • Pool table
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Private beach
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Sauna
  • Security guard
  • Shopping on site
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Supervised child care/activities
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
Policies
  • Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
    Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
    Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in, cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Pets not allowed
Check-in time: 
  • 4 PM
Check-out time: 
  • Noon
Dining
  • The Palm
    Buffet restaurant. Deck seating available. Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
  • El Olivido
    Tex-Mex restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.
  • Zen - Oriental Restaurant
    Asian restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.
  • L'Olio - Italian Restaurant
    Italian cuisine; à la carte dinner. Deck seating available. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.
  • Royal Club
    Top-floor restaurant reserved for guests of Royal Club rooms. (See Rooms & Rates section.) À la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner service. Panoramic sea views.
  • Desire
    Caribbean fusion cuisine.
  • Pizzas La Plaza
    International-style and create-your-own pizzas. Casual outdoor dining. Dinner only.
  • The Beach Club
    Casual open-air beachfront spot serving à la carte lunch and dinner. Snack food for lunch. Contemporary Caribbean fare for dinner. Dinner reservations required.
  • Bikini
    Beach bar with sunset view. Open mid-morning to early evening.
  • Splash
    Pool bar with swimup side. Open mid-morning to late night.
  • Cocktail
    Lobby lounge. Open early evening to late night.
  • Sound
    Disco/piano bar open early evening to late night. Adults-only after 11 PM. Live or DJ music.
Recreation
  • The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).The Occidental Grand Aruba faces a 137-m (50-yard) stretch of Palm Beach along the turquoise Caribbean Sea. A 137-m (50-yard) lagoon-style pool includes a swimup bar and a rock-waterfall island with two spa tubs.The resort supplies snorkeling gear, windsurfers, small sailboats, pedal boats, and kayaks. Water-sports centers on the beach rent personal watercraft and offer parasailing, banana-boating, waterskiing, tubing, kneeboarding, wakeboarding, snorkeling, scuba, and sailing adventures.Land sports include tennis on two lighted courts, beach volleyball, and basketball.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Aerobics
  • Basketball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Playground
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes/instruction
Special Offer
  • A reduced room rate
  • Unlimited meals, snacks and beverages
  • Full open bar with international brands
  • Tennis and scuba clinics
  • Kids Club with supervised activities (ages 4 - 12)

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