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Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive

J.E. Irausquin Blvd 83, Noord, Noord, Aruba


Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive


The Government of Aruba have put in place certain mandatory procedures and requirements for entry:

All visitors will be required to complete the online Embarkation/Disembarkation (ED) card process, and be approved, in order to be permitted entry to Aruba. The ED card can be completed at:

- All travelers must upload a Certified Negative PCR test as part of the ED online process or prepay for a PCR test to be administered at the Aruba Airport.
- Purchase the Aruba Visitors Insurance as part of the ED online process. More information can be found at:
- Download the Aruba Health App:

UPDATE: July 6, 2020 - Visitors from the United States residing in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming MUST take a PCR test and upload their test results as part of the online Embarkation/Disembarkation process prior to travel. Travelers can be tested within the 72-hour period prior to their direct departure flight time to Aruba, and they must upload the results to the online Embarkation/Disembarkation process at least 12-hours prior to flight departure. Travelers will not be able to upload results after that point, meaning that THEY CANNOT TRAVEL TO ARUBA. Travelers from the states listed above will NOT have the option to be tested upon arrival at the airport in Aruba.

All other US visitors residing in states not listed above still have the option of taking a PCR test at their own expense upon arrival at the airport in Aruba, or can upload the PCR test in the 72-hour window.
Important to note: The government of Aruba strongly encourages visitors to show documentation indicating a negative PCR test result prior to travel to Aruba.

Upon successful completion of the ED card process, travelers will receive an email confirmation of approval for travel, that must be shown either digitally or in printed form, at check in.

Acknowledge and consent that upon arrival and during their stay in Aruba, visitors shall cooperate with any type of COVID-19 health screening and testing as indicated by the public health authorities of Aruba, including isolation and/or quarantine.

Acknowledge and consent that in case the visitor undergoes diagnostic PCR testing, they shall await their PCR test results in isolation as instructed by public health authorities.

Acknowledge and consent to follow any and all instructions imposed by the public health authorities of Aruba, this includes, but is not limited to, the instruction to be isolated or quarantined due to exposure to COVID-19.

Mandatory requirements will include:

All travelers must wear a mask while in-flight to Aruba

While masks will not be required in Aruba, we strongly encourage visitors to have their mask handy for situations where social distancing proves difficult

All travelers not showing documentation indicating a negative PCR test result prior to travel to Aruba as part of the ED card process, will receive a mandatory PCR test at the Airport when arriving in to Aruba, at the visitors expense, followed by a mandatory 24-hour quarantine at the travelers accommodations while test results are assessed.

All travelers showing documentation indicating a negative PCR test result as part of the ED card process will receive a temperature check and health interview by a medical professional

If the temperature check and health assessment are clear, no further testing or subsequent 24-hour quarantine will be needed

Children 12 and under will not be required to take the mandatory PCR test upon arrival at the Aruba Airport or have a health screening assessment.

The mandatory requirements will include:

In the case of a guest contacting the hotel in light of symptoms linked to COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties), the hotel staff will direct the guest immediately to their room and the respective hotel representative will contact the Call Center at 280-0101 or one of the private clinics and connect the call to their room.

Over the phone, a triage questionnaire will be conducted by a medical practitioner.

For guests that do NOT MEET criteria for testing:
The medical practitioner will advise on next steps.
The hotel will follow up by calling the room and confirming the status.

For guests that MEET criteria for testing:
Call Center
If Call Center has been called, the medical practitioner will inform the guest and the host hotel of suspected case.
If one of the private clinics has been called, the doctor will inform the guest, the host hotel and the Call Center.
A date and time will be appointed, by the call center, for testing at the diagnostic center.
Following all procedures as stipulated by the host hotel, the guest will be transported by a designated transportation company for testing.
The guest is to follow all health and safety regulations during this process, and must pack and take all belongings with him/her.
The guest will be taken to a designated isolation location pending test result
As the guest is being tested, all travel companions will be advised to stay in quarantine at the host hotel pending test results.

Test Results
The test results will be revealed by the Department of Public Health in 24-48 hours.

Positive test results
If the test is positive, the confirmed case will remain in isolation at one of the designated properties, until recovered.
Throughout the isolation process, medical follow up will be conducted.
Once the patient recovers and tests negative, he/she can resume vacation or depart the destination.
Negative test results
If test results are negative, the patient will go back to his/her host hotel, reunite with any travel companions who will be simultaneously released from quarantine, and can resume their vacation.
Quarantine: Travel Companions
Travel companions will not accompany the guest to the Diagnostic Center or hospital.
Travel companion(s) of a suspected case will remain in quarantine at host hotel while test results are pending
Travel companion(s) of the confirmed case will need to pack their belongings as they would need to be relocated and placed in quarantine at one of the designated quarantine locations for 14 days. This period restarts each time a new case is discovered within the group
A person not showing symptoms can either stay in quarantine in Aruba at one of the designated quarantine locations or choose to depart the island.
In case a travel companion(s) develops COVID-19 related symptoms while in quarantine, the new suspected case will be transferred to the Diagnostic Center to get tested and then be isolated at an assigned location pending test results

For the latest updates and further details please visit:

Failure to have the proper COVID-19 documentation may affect entry into your destination. It is the traveler's responsibility to have all the necessary documents, tests, and vaccinations completed prior to departure. Improper required travel documentation is not covered by any Trip Protection Plans.


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 Barceló 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.
Property Location When you stay at Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive in Noord, you'll be on the beach, within a 5-minute walk of Hyatt Regency Casino and Palm Beach. This 4-star property is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from The Casino - The Radisson Aruba and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Eagle Beach.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 373 guestrooms featuring free minibar items and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions are provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.
Amenities Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. After enjoying recreational amenities such as a nightclub and outdoor tennis courts, a lucky night at the casino is the perfect end to the day. Additional features at this property include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Dining This property is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Enjoy international cuisine at The Palm, one of the property's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Noord? This property has facilities measuring 9332 square feet (867 square meters), including conference space. Free self parking is available onsite.

What to expect:

  • Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.


J.E. Irausquin Blvd 83, Noord, Noord, Aruba


AUA - Queen Beatrix International Airport



The Barceló 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.


  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Phone
  • Free bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Balcony or patio
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free)
  • Non-Smoking
  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Premium bedding
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minibar (stocked, free items)


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.

  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Conference space size (meters) - 867
  • Free WiFi (limited) time - 1
  • Free WiFi (limited) duration - per day
  • Free WiFi (limited) device count - 1
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Tennis on site
  • Casino
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Full-service spa
  • Swim-up bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Conference space
  • Free breakfast
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of slot machines - 134
  • Nightclub
  • Number of gaming tables - 3
  • Number of VIP gaming rooms - 1
  • Casino floor size square feet - 1292
  • Casino floor size square meters - 120
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Free parking nearby
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 9332
  • Banquet hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Beach towels
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Total number of rooms - 373
  • Number of floors - 9
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2


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.
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.
Beach bar with sunset view. Open mid-morning to early evening.
Pool bar with swimup side. Open mid-morning to late night.
Lobby lounge. Open early evening to late night.
Disco/piano bar open early evening to late night. Adults-only after 11 PM. Live or DJ music.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Leeward Antilles - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Hyatt Regency Casino - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Omnibus Tennis - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Palm Beach - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Paseo Herencia Shopping Mall - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Excelsior Casino Aruba - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Palm Beach Plaza - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
The Casino - The Radisson Aruba - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Old Windmill - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Butterfly Farm - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Bubali Bird Sanctuary - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Stellaris Casino - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Hadicurari Beach - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Fisherman's Huts - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi
Eagle Beach - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi

The preferred airport for Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive is Oranjestad (AUA-Queen Beatrix Intl.) - 9.7 km / 6 mi

  • 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