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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

Aruba

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TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice for one of the Top 10 Most Romantic Resorts in the World. Sophisticated and stylish, the A ... More

Customer Rating 23 Reviews
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4.7
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4.9
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4.9
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5 out of 5
"We've been home for 2 weeks and are still talking about the trip! It was over the top wonderful. As for the Bucuti, if you look up the words 'customer service' in the dictionary, you will see a picture..." – BucutiLover
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4.7
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4.9
Beaches & Pools
 
4.9
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4.4
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4.8
5 out of 5
"We've been home for 2 weeks and are still talking about the trip! It was over the top wonderful. As for the Bucuti, if you look up the words 'customer service' in the dictionary, you will see a picture..." – BucutiLover
27 out of 27 (100%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
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October 15, 2018
Romantic and relaxing

My wife and I stayed at Bucuti and Tara for a week for our honeymoon the first week of October (2018), and already planning our next visit!! The weather was pretty awesome for the most part. Only a little bit of rained, which all the locals will tell you that it “never rains in Aruba” which is pretty accurate! As for Bucuti.. this is the place to stay when it comes to a romantic or relaxing getaway in the Caribbean! The entire staff is very warm and welcoming from the very first minute you’re greeted by Frank at the front door. Frank will greet you by saying welcome home, and it truly does feel like home for your entire stay. Just relax on the large, non-crowded beach all day, and when you get hungry or need a beverage just raise your flag that is attached to your lounge chair and someone will be over in a jiffy to bring you whatever you’d like. Clear blue ocean water! Views on views on views! Included breakfast! Everything is just the right pace for you and your loved one to unwind! There’s a reason why most visitors have continuously come back to Bucuti and Tara year after year after year!


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From: Sterling Heights, Mi
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 12, 2018

The entire staff at Tara & Bucuti are wonderful!!! They always ask if there is anything you need and get it quickly for you. They all have smiles on their faces (One happy island) and are very pleasant to talk to. Paco the parrot is also very entertaining. Most employees speak 4 languages so there was never a barrier. The beach is very clean and kept but the waves were too high and ruff for snorkeling.


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From: Pittsburgh
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

June 3, 2017
Best Experience

Let me start off by saying that my husband and I travel a lot, and we have stayed at many resorts over the years, and we were expecting the usual service. However, we were blown away by the service at Bucuti. As soon as we stepped out of the car onto the property, Frank, the doorman, was there with a huge smile greeting us and waiting to take our luggage. We then met the owner, who had a glass of champagne waiting for us. We were immediately taken to our room and we checked in, in our room. The staff was so friendly and so attentive. We did not encounter one person that was not "happy," which is the island's motto. And Frank, the doorman, it's just impossible not to love him. He strives to make your time there perfect. If you want great restaurant recommendations, just ask Frank. Our best meals on the island were recommended to us by Frank. The rooms were nice sized, well-equipped, and clean. My husband loved the TV that was installed in the bathroom mirror. There was a brief power outage island wide the first day we were there, and it messed up our A/C. Within two to three minutes of us reporting the problem, they had someone in our room making the repairs. I only mentioned that issue because of how quickly they resolved the issue. I was blown away at how quickly they responded. The resort is not large, so everything is close and the amazing beach is just steps away. And the beach set-up is lovely. There are plenty of chairs and umbrellas. The beach service was impeccable. Anything we wanted or needed, we just raised a flag, and someone was there to attend to our needs - from drinks, to food, to a bucket of ice to keep our drinks cool. They would bring around cold towels around, and it was so refreshing on those hot days. This resort caters to couples, no one under 18 allowed. It's quiet and relaxing and not crowded. And the beach, wow, what a breathtaking beach they have. You will have to travel short distances for meals, but taxis are abundant and inexpensive. The resort has Elements, which is a lovely restaurant. If you are wanting a stress-free, first-class service resort to relax and unwind, then Bucuti is the place. I just can't say enough good things about the resort. It was spectacular, and we will be returning.


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From: Morton, MS
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

March 26, 2017

Beautiful island. Islanders could not be any friendlier. Bacuti and Tara very nice. Rooms were very nice and clean but a little on the warm side. Food on island very good. Would definitely come back and stay at Bacuti and Tara.


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From: Hamilton, New Jetsey
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

All Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort rooms are non-smoking and offer a microwave, mini-bar, refrigerator, in-room safe, hair dryer, iron/ironing board, broadband wireless internet, large balcony or terrace, cable television, Aruba Aloe toiletries, complimentary coffee service and coffee maker, air conditioning, ceiling fan, direct dial phones, all rooms non-smoking, and king or queen size beds. Full American Breakfast Buffet and Wi-Fi are included in all rates.

Superior rooms offer a view of the garden, one king bed or two queen beds, and a large balcony or terrace.

The Tara Beach Suites are all oceanfront and equipped with "Divine Dreams" Simmons pillow-top king size beds. Each suite has a separate bedroom and living room with a wet bar, which are specially decorated to serve as a romantic getaway. Tara guests can also enjoy their own reception, concierge facilities and lounge as well.

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Tara Beach Suite
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What's to Love

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is adults-only and caters to romantically minded couples, they're eco-friendly and very quiet. Plus, you'll have impeccable service and enjoy some of the best food on the island.
 

What We'd Change

There is little entertainment in the immediate area, except a casino that is within walking distance - but for many people, the serenity is a plus.
 

Why You Should Go

Couples looking for a quiet upscale location will enjoy it here. Eagle Beach is the best beach in Aruba, is very wide and never crowded.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beach
  • Concierge Services
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Dry Cleaning Services
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Massage ($)
  • Elevators
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Beach Towels
  • Meal Plan Available ($)
  • Mini-Mart
  • Wireless Internet
  • Breakfast (complimentary)
  • Non-Smoking


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Casino(s)
  • Dining
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Kayaking
  • Medical Facilities
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Nightlife
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis Courts
  • Water-Skiing
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

The perfect weather and world famous white sand beaches make Aruba the ideal destination for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts. Numerous casinos, great shopping and many restaurants are the island's other attractions.

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

L G Smith Boulevard 55, PO Box 1299, Oranjestad, Aruba, Dutch Caribbean

011-297-583-1100

Hotel Description

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort: Discover Romance, Boutique Style

Imagine an oasis of unparalleled tranquility, nestled on 14 acres of pristine powder white beach. A beach so magnificent that "Dream Beaches of the World" designated it as one of the Caribbean's top ten. Crystal clear turquoise waters, romantic tropical sunsets painting the sky, delicious cuisine to savor and nothing to disturb your peace and serenity. Centered between downtown Oranjestad and Palm Beach on Eagle Beach, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is centrally located near all major attractions. At Bucuti, you get personal service and European charm on a lovely stretch of one of the Caribbean's best beaches, the most secluded part of Eagle Beach. Brides Magazine named this resort one of the top 20 BEST Honeymoon Hotels in the Caribbean.

This is a great Adults Only (18+) hotel, especially if you are looking for a quiet, restful escape. The Tara Beach Suites are perfect for honeymooners. Each suite is located right on the oceanfront, has a big balcony or terrace with beautiful wooden and upholstered furnishings, and the striking king bed allows for an incredible beach and oceanfront view. The resort's frontage on Eagle Beach extends for 200 yards, is 150 yards deep, and features widely spaced beach loungers and umbrellas. A freshwater infinity swimming pool is available and a cool-water tub sits on the pool's sundeck. Motorized watersports are barred in front of the resort, but watersports are available from independent vendors farther north. You can workout in the air conditioned fitness center and stay connected using the hotel's 24-hour Wi-Fi access. Bucuti's full-time concierge staff will organize any sport, watersport or tour for your enjoyment.

Bucuti & Tara Resort is extremely popular with couples because of their determined efforts to maintain peace and quiet. Environmental awareness is another theme. Cactus gardens, palm trees, and expansive lawns maintained with recycled water substitute for water-demanding plants such as flowering bushes. For the sophisticated traveler, head to a nearby spa where they offer a wide variety of treatments with organic and indigenous products. So lay back, relax and enjoy!

This hotel is NOT all-inclusive. Food and drink must be purchased separately.
Unless otherwise specified, all services are available for an additional charge.



DINING

This hotel offers a complimentary Full American Breakfast Buffet.

Elements
Type:
Organic, Vegetarian/Vegan, Gluten-Free World Cuisine
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-11am; Lunch - daily, noon to 5:00 pm; Dinner - daily, 6pm-10:30pm
Description: Enjoy breathtaking views at this oceanfront restaurant that offers an eclectic mix of dishes made with the freshest and finest ingredients. This dining experience is an extension of Bucuti's commitment to providing guests with a sense of total wellness through this beautiful atmosphere and healthy options menu.

Carte Blanche
Type: Fine dining
Hours: Tue-Sat, Seatings at 7pm
Description: A unique dining experience based around a chef's table concept. Limited seating availability of 14 per evening at this exquisite, fine-dining experience.

Tara Lounge
Type: Breakfast
Hours: Daily, 7am-10am
Description: This casual lounge serves Full American Breakfasts for guests in the air-conditioned reception area, as well as on the beach.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

The Sand Bar
Daily, 11am-midnight.



BEACH

Situated on Eagle Beach, guests can enjoy lounge chairs, towel service, umbrellas and beach service.

POOLS

Our 50 X 25 foot pool has been completely rebuilt into a stylish infinity pool with coral tile and plush sunbeds. A cool-water tub is located on the pool's sundeck.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

The hotel concierge team will assist in booking and arranging pick up for nearby excursions, tours and activities.

Land

  • Fitness center

Golf
A Robert Trent Jones Jr. Championship Golf Course offers challenging golf and spectacular 360 degree views of the ocean only 8 miles - about a 15-minute drive - north of Bucuti. The Divi Village Golf Course is also just down the street - less than a 5-minute drive.



INTERNET

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in guest rooms and throughout the resorts.

SPA SERVICES

Purun Spa offers high quality service and serene pampering with a variety of massages and treatments. Ingredients used at the spa are natural and pay tribute to Aruba's flora and history. The spa is open Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm.

CHILD CARE

This is an adult-only resort. Child care is not available.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Perfectly located between downtown Oranjestad and Palm Beach on peaceful Eagle beach and 8 kilometers away from Queen Beatrix Airport - AUA.

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3:00 pm. Check-out: 12:00 pm.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Adult-Only (18+)
Bucuti is an adult-only resort.

Cashless System
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is now on a cashless system. Guests can leave their cash safely at home! The hotel will accept all major credit cards, debit cards and signing privileges to guest rooms for all payments for rooms, food and beverage, incidentals, and all services within our resort. Cash will not be accepted at any of the outlets, such as bars and restaurants, among others.


SMOKING POLICY
All rooms are non-smoking. The resort offers three designated areas for smoking.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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