Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort
L.G. SMITH BOULEVARD 55B, EAGLE BEACH, Aruba
HEALTH & SAFETY INFO
1. 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: https://edcardaruba.aw/
2. All visitors, 15 years and older, traveling to Aruba must take a Molecular COVID-19 test. There are three testing options: 1. Test prior to arrival 2. Test upon arrival 3. Dual testing process
a. Arrivals from select US states may require testing prior to arrival, in addition to testing upon arrival. For complete and full requirements by US state of origin, along with the latest updates, please visit: https://www.aruba.com/us/traveler-health-requirements
3. All visitors must be insured during their stay. The Aruba Visitors insurance is a mandatory insurance that helps protect visitors against incurred medical and non-medical expenses if testing positive for COVID-19 during their stay in Aruba. For more information, and to purchase the Aruba Visitors insurance, please visit: https://www.arubavisitorsinsurance.com/
a. Purchase of the Aruba Visitors Insurance must be completed within 72 hours and 4 hours prior to travel to Aruba.
4. Prior to travel, all visitors should download the Aruba Department of Public Health’s Aruba Health App: https://www.aruba.com/us/aruba-health-app
For further details, and on-island COVID-19 protocols, please visit: https://www.aruba.com/us/traveler-health-requirements
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. In addition to international COVID-19 travel protocols, COVID-19 travel restrictions and protocols may be in place upon return to the United States. Please continue to monitor all state or local health advisories from your city or state of origin prior to travel.
Bucuti Beach Health & Safety Protocols:
Every Bucuti & Tara Associate will be tested for COVID-19. Further, a daily temperature screening and health questions will be applied to ensure health and risk of exposure. Employees not meeting criteria will not proceed onto the premises.
Pre-registration on-line from the comfort of home.
Curb-to-room escort to guestrooms, observing a touchless, socially distant safety protocol.
Welcome flute of Champagne will be poured and served on a tray where guests can pick up themselves, for a touchless delivery.
Guest Room or Suite will be sealed with a sticker post sterilization with no entries prior to arrival after the room has been sealed.
A warm smile and kind words will replace hugs and handshakes for those valued repeat guests accustomed to greeting staff in this lovely way.
Touchless processes for all guest services with sterile keys and documentation.
Guest services information are detailed on our in-room video as well as our personal IPad in each room.
Guest Room and Housekeeping:
In addition to our usual, robust housekeeping cleaning service, complete sterilization of the guest room takes place prior to guest arrival using the most advanced technology available, using the following:
Step 1. Environmentally safe, hospital-grade hydrogen peroxide cleaning solution continues being used, which is both EPA and LEED approved.
Step 2. An AtmosAir Rainier Summit ionizer treatment removes any mold, mildew and bacteria or viruses
Step 3. Sanidyne® Premium UV Portable Air and Surface Sanitizer treatment
Step 4. HEPA air-cleaners, which have always been in each room, continue to provide the purest air on the island.
Public areas will be sanitized with Electrostatic guns to properly apply disinfectants
Guestrooms will be sealed after sterilization and a sticker/seal placed on the door, with no entries prior to guest arrival
Modified daily service to minimize entry to the guest room. Service can be adjusted according to guest wishes
EPA approved sanitizing, cleaning & disinfecting products are used to sanitize of all checkout rooms including over 50 touch points including:
All door handles, main door, closet door, balcony door and ALL pull handles, Iron handle, hangers, and luggage rack, microwave, water faucets, fridge handle, TV desk and remote controls, dresser drawer handle, light switches and thermostat, IPad, makeup mirror switch, safe box handle and keypad, drapery pull handles, Telephone and keypad, reading light switches, alarm clock, safety latches and peephole, trash receptacle, sink faucets and toilet handles, seat and cover, sink counter, TV remote control, hairdryer, weight-scale, light switches, towel dispenser handle, soap and lotion dispenser push plates, trash receptacle touchpoints, telephone set and keypad, lamp switches, air purifier and dehumidifier switches, center table, light switches.
Housekeeping service will only take place in the absence of guests in the room
Follow up call by the front office to ensure housekeeping service is to the satisfaction guests
Our laundry has always operated with the highest standards of cleanliness and with the new protocol, it has undergone a complete audit with multiple points of additional safety and hygiene implemented into general operation procedures.
Beach and Public Areas:
Electrostatic guns will properly and regularly apply disinfectants to public areas for sanitation.
Known for our peaceful, uncrowded and tranquil atmosphere, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is a low-rise, boutique resort with more space per guest overall. This includes the normal opportunity to walk to your guest room without encountering other guests. Multiple stairwells and elevators serve guests to allow private access to guestrooms in a quiet, uncrowded atmosphere.
With 25 feet between beach umbrellas on the beach prior to the new protocol, a peaceful and safe lounge on the beach has always been possible, however, additional distance is being created and additional beach cabanas and facilities to facilitate safety has been implemented.
Hand sanitizing gel-stations are present in public areas and in every guestroom.
Deep preventative cleaning of all public areas on a continuous, regulated basis and sanitation of all touchpoints including public door handles, elevator buttons, telephone sets, handrails, etc.
The pool will have capacity limits when necessary to provide for social distance
Restaurants and SandBar
Food preparation has been audited and re-tooled for a stricter routine to ensure complete health and safety
Seating in our food & beverage areas will be expanded and spaced for safety
All servers and associates have been specially trained for a sterile delivery process of all beverages and food, as well as utensils
Breakfast will be modified for a la carte choices, in room dining and the opportunity to have a server deliver fresh fruits and other breakfast items normally at our buffet, as guests select them and who will be protected by a plexiglass guard
In room IPads can be brought to the restaurant to place an order at the table, or disposable menus will be available and ordering processes without close interaction.
Single use table coverings and processes to ensure a sterile environment
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes
- Cable/satellite TV
- Ceiling fan
- Climate control
- Clock radio
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Hair dryer
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- Makeup mirror
- Massage - available in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Turndown service
- Voice mail
- Wake-up calls
- 24-hour front desk
- Beauty services
- Business center
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Laundry facilities
- Bicycle rentals
- Bird watching
- Golf - driving range
- Golf - miniature
- Hiking/biking trails
- Horse riding/rental
- Jet skiing
- Mountain biking
- Water skiing