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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba

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L.G. Smith Boulevard 55-B Eagle Beach, Palm - Eagle Beach Aruba
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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Updated 01/10/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 01/10/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 25 hotels in Palm - Eagle Beach
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2021 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
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This adults-only, romance and wellness resort, located on Aruba's spacious and beautiful Eagle Beach, is award-winning and owner-operated. The 4-star and 4-diamond resort receives high satisfaction ratings and recognition that includes #1 Hotel for Romance in the Caribbean 2020, Top 3 Beach Destinations in the World, Conde Nast Gold List, and Green Globe High Achievement Award. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is eco-friendly and offers a tranquil boutique experience with friendly service. The intimate atmosphere is exclusive and relaxing to couples seeking tranquility and romantic experiences. No groups and no all-inclusive packages available. Two top restaurants available on property and romantic beach dining. Breakfast is free daily. No surprise fees added at check-out. (Not all-inclusive)
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Diving
Airport transportation
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Yoga classes
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Water sport equipment rentals
Bowling offsite
Fishing
Patio
Walking tours
Car hire
Taxi service
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Manicure
Massage
Pedicure
Adults only
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Doorperson
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Air purifier
Bathrobes
Private balcony
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Ryan M. wrote a review Yesterday
Washington DC, District of Columbia59 contributions17 helpful votes
Beautiful and luxurious grounds, rooms, beachfront, and services! Highly recommend! One of the better stays I've had in Aruba to date. Very quiet place - perfect for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of life!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Melissa C wrote a review Yesterday
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Bucuti and Tara Beach Resort lived up to and exceeded our expectations. This property was pristine, the staff was second to none, the ocean was impossibility beautiful, the food was exceptional, the rooms were modernized and relaxing, the COVID precautions were carried out to perfection, and the property’s mascot the Paco the Parrot was hysterical and entertaining. The pool looked inviting and peaceful as well, but my husband and I never left the oceanside. A quick shout to our favorite staff members: Isreal and Jonathan kept our drinks and food coming without delay and always with a smile and good conversation. Rambo greeted us each morning preparing us treats from the most unbelievably delicious, fresh, and plentiful breakfast buffet. We had dinner bar-side at Elements on our first night. The gnocchi, salads and cocktails were delicious and fresh. On Wednesday night, our twentieth anniversary, we ate a decadent eight course meal at Senses. To say the food was extraordinary would be an understatement. The chef put his heart and soul into the dishes, and it showed. My favorite was his salmon and signature flowerpot chocolate mousse. My husband loved the red snapper and ruby chocolate accompanied with raspberry sorbet. From the moment we stepped onto the property greeted with a glass of champagne, to the surprise bottle in our room with cheese and chocolate, to the reusable ‘green’ metal water bottles, to the concierge pulling trips out for us last minute, to the moment we left—we were never left for want. This is a 5-star experience from every angle. Thank you for making the happy inland extra ‘happy’
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Freedom586488 wrote a review Yesterday
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This being our second time staying at the Bucuti in the Tara suites makes us realize how special this place is. The standards of service and accommodations surpass lots of other hotels. Every staff member is genuinely friendly always a smile on their face. Anything you need will be taken care of with no questions asked. This is the place to go to relax and do nothing but enjoy the gorgeous beach, in our opinion one of the most beautiful beaches we have been to. If you want to splurge the Tara suites is the way to go. Large enough to be able to spread out, with a separate sitting area with a TV, microwave, fridge and sink, along with the bedroom area with another TV and lo and behold a TV in the mirror in the bathroom. We were lucky enough to once again get a ground floor room, the convenience of walking out right onto the beach spoiled us!!! There is a great system of booking your beach chairs and umbrella at 5:00pm the day before, you reserve it for the entire day so no worrying about getting up at the crack of dawn to secure a chair. And you can come and go as you please because it is yours for the day! The fitness facilities were top notch and they adhered to COVID protocols so felt very safe. And the ease of being able to get our COVID test onsite was a huge bonus before returning home. Food was superb from breakfast, lunch to my birthday celebration on the beach at sunset. What an amazing experience, it was timed just right to enjoy an absolutely gorgeous sunset on the beach while dining. The amount of courses we were served was over the top!!! We felt like royalty! The Bucuti is one of our top hotels that we love and will be returning to as often as we can!!!!
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Will Quaedackers wrote a review 14 Oct
Heerlen, The Netherlands252 contributions6 helpful votes
An Amazing adult only resort, on the best location in Aruba with the most stunning beach, fantastic property and an outstanding service. From the minute you walk in the resort you feel the amazing service level, we loved every minute at the Bucuti &Tara. The staf was excellent and amazing friendly, it was like living in a dream world. On the first evening of arrival Mirna took care about us in the Element restaurant and we loved her they way she made us feel at home. We were surprised to see Jonathan Werleman who we knew from the Holland America Line, he and and his crew in Element restaurant was fantastic, breakfast, lunch and diner it was always with an exceptional service. Isreal, louis and Jonathan the beach service we had so much fun with you guys and what a great service. Beverly of the towel service always a chat, always a smile and always a laugh. Rudolf and Romano they guys were so friendly and helpfully. The sustainability manager who always made a morning talk with us. Many thanks to all individuals who i have forgotten to mention but impressed us with the service.
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Amy H wrote a review 14 Oct
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My husband and I stayed at B&T for ten fabulous nights in September 2021 for our honey-versary (honeymoon/first anniversary). There is not one negative thing to tell you. Breakfast daily was delicious. Cabana dinner with Myrna was phenomenal. Beach service was perfect, special thanks to the mega-smart young man, Israel, our favorite beach butler who we very much enjoyed chatting with. As others stated, if you're looking for more of a party atmosphere, this is not the place for you. B&T, however, was absolutely perfect for us. There's quiet live music at night, either a guitarist or steel drums - which was perfect. Go on the B&T Spanish Lagoon trip, this was so much fun. Also, we recommend dinner at the Senses Chef Table (it's expensive - just know going in that the wine pairing is an additional charge) - this was a super fancy, memorable evening for us. I don't think we walked by a single staff member that did not say hello - this is a big deal for us - we LOVE friendly, accommodating people. The staff at B&T is top-notch, A+ and wonderful people. When we come back to Aruba in the future - we will only stay at B&T!
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: Quieter in the Tara building (all Tara Suites have ocean view). More storage than we could use!...
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Response from Ewald Biemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba
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Ten Glorious nights for a spectacular review about your "Honeyversary" at Bucuti & Tara - we Thank you so very much. It pleases us to know that we helped be part of an unforgettable experience - your Honeymoon and Anniversary combined. We hope to serve you again sometime soon, Masha Danki, Ewald
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PRICE RANGE
USD 398 - USD 679 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
CaribbeanArubaPalm - Eagle Beach
NUMBER OF ROOMS
104
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba
Which popular attractions are close to Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Nearby attractions include Manchebo Beach (0.1 km), Alhambra Casino (0.4 km), and Master of the Mind - Guy Bavli (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Conveniently located restaurants include Senses Fine Dining, Elements Restaurant, and Ike's Bistro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Antilla (7.1 km), Fort Zoutman Historical Museum (4.0 km), and Old Dutch Windmill (2.9 km).