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Bucuti Beach Resort & Tara Suites

L.G. SMITH BOULEVARD 55B, P.O. BOX 1299 , EAGLE BEACH, Aruba

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Bucuti Beach Resort & Tara Suites

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

The Alhambra Casino a quarter-mile away includes a casual shopping bazaar that's open evenings--one of Aruba's few after-dark-shopping spots.

Hotel Overview

Acres of white sand
Designed for romance-minded couples, this resort sits on of white sand along Eagle Beach.
Guestroom amenities
Rooms offer garden or ocean views and include a balcony or terrace.
Seaside dining
Enjoy dinner at a seaside restaurant modeled after a Dutch galleon.

Amenity highlights:

The Aruba Bucuti Beach Resort's frontage on Eagle Beach, rated one of the world's 10 best by Travel + Leisure, extends for , is deep, and features 71 widely spaced thatched-roof shades. Freshwater swimming is available in a 50-by- pool, and a four-person spa tub sits on the pool's sundeck. Motorized water sports are barred in front of the resort, but water sports are available from independent vendors farther north.

What to expect:

Popular with couples because of its determined efforts to maintain peace and quiet, the independently owned and operated resort discourages guests from bringing children and offers no children's facilities. Environmental awareness is another theme. Cactus gardens, palm trees, and expansive lawns maintained with recycled water substitute for water-demanding plantings such as flowering bushes.

Location

L.G. SMITH BOULEVARD 55B, P.O. BOX 1299 , EAGLE BEACH, Aruba

Airport:

AUA - Queen Beatrix International Airport

ROOMS

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - dial-up
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Makeup mirror
  • Massage - available in room
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Rollaway beds
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • VCR
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls

DETAILS

Property Amenities

Guests are seated for check-in and served complimentary champagne. A small health spa offers massage, body wraps and scrubs, facials, Vichy showers, and nail care. An open-air fitness center under a thatched roof contains cardio machines and a Universal gym. A complimentary business center features two computers with high-speed Internet connections. A laundry room provides coin-operated machines.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beauty services
  • Business center
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby

Policies

Extra person charges apply.
Complimentary rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) are available and should be requested at the time of booking.
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.

Dining

Pirates' Nest Restaurant
Open-air restaurant and bar styled inside and outside like old-time Dutch schooner and featuring caged parrot who speaks four languages. Seating also on wood deck. Breakfast buffet and à la carte lunch, dinner.
Tara Lounge
Located in suites' air-conditioned lobby. European-style cold breakfast buffet served daily. Minimalist decor. Dark furniture. Rattan couches, chairs.
Sand Bar
Open-air spot for tropical drinks under octagonal canvas roof.

Recreation

This Aruba resort's beach frontage measures wide and deep and features 71 widely spaced thatched-roof shades to which sunbathers can retire for reading and napping. Freshwater swimming is available in a 50-by- pool, with a surrounding sundeck furnished with lounges, umbrella tables, and a four-person spa tub.Motorized water sports are barred from the section of Eagle Beach fronting the resort, but other water sports, including parasailing, snorkeling, and scuba diving, are available from independent operators farther north on Eagle Beach, which stretches about . Resort staff installs a volleyball net at guests' requests. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golf - miniature
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Jet skiing
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing