Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

Rejuvenate yourself at the resort's on-site spa or enjoy a flavorful meal at the Pirates' Nest Restaurant when you book a stay at the only all-inclusive adults-only boutique in Aruba, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. Here, travelers will find a full array of amenities and a European-style atmosphere right next door to the bustling Alhambra Casino. Set on 14 sprawling acres, his resort has everything you need for a luxurious island getaway and past visitors have been so impressed than in a reader's poll conducted by Conde Nast Traveler in 2013 it was listed as one of the top hotels in the region. In fact, this property is no stranger to awards. It has also been honored by National Geographic with a STAY Award and recently received Green Globe High Achievement Award.

Bucuti and Tara is a good option for those hoping to let loose a bit, as there is a pretty nice selection of late-night options nearby.

Located toward the southwestern outskirts of Eagle Beach, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is a great choice for guests who are interested in staying in this part of the vicinity of Palm Beach. If you're curious, the center of Oranjestad is a short distance away to the southeast.


Guests have the option of staying in a Superior or Standard Room. The 24 Superior Rooms, with their views of a courtyard garden, feature either a king-sized or two queen-sized beds, air dehumidifier and air purifiers, and elegant furnishings. The 24 Standard Rooms meanwhile have partial garden views but all of the other features are the same, including the square footage of 350 square feet.

With respect to overall quality, we've given this resort a 4 star rating.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities awaiting visitors at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort include:

  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • TV Remote Control
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Temperature Control
  • Refrigerator
  • King Bed
  • Terrace
  • Iron
  • Balcony
  • 120 AC
  • Hairdryer
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

If a particular amenity is important to you, you can contact the resort by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

Bucuti is happy to help guests make the most of their time in Aruba. Stop by the front desk where the concierge will be happy to help you arrange sailing, diving, gold, horseback riding, and more.

Treat yourself to a spoiling afternoon at the resort's pampering outdoor facility. Combining natural products with innovative methods, this spa promises to leave you feeling renewed.

Set right on the beach is SandBar, and open air establishment where you can pick up a mixed drink or two and enjoy live steel band music and a laid back vibe. The bar is open from 11:00 a.m. to midnight.

Adults will revel in the mature atmosphere offered by the Bucuti Beach Resort. This facility does not provide facilities to cater to children. Click here to learn more.

The following list displays some other amenities on-site:

  • FAX
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Sports Available
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Multilingual
  • Movies
  • Gift Shop
  • Boutiques
  • Wi Fi Internet Access

However, because these details are always in flux, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you have your heart set on a particular activity. Visit this page to view an in-depth discussion about the activities available at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort.


Fine dining is made simple at Bucuti Beach with several on-site restaurants, optional meal plans, and the unique 'Dine Around' plan which allows guests to sample exotic dishes around town by purchasing vouchers for three-course meals from a wide selection of nearby restaurants.

Elements Restaurants

Healthy, fresh ingredients are the elements that make Elements Restaurant such an irresistible choice. There are three different menu options including Organic/Natural, Vegetarian/Vegan, and World Cuisine. Every morsel of food that touches your lips at this restaurant has been carefully selected to ensure high quality. Everything is all-natural, certified organic, and pasture fed. Stop by from 7:00 to 11:00 a.m. for an American buffet breakfast indoors or on the deck, while lunch can be had in the restaurant or on the beach between noon and 5:00 p.m., and dinner is served from 6:00 to 10:30 p.m. For something extra special, reserve your private table on the beach.

Carte Blanche

If you consider yourself a foodie, you won't want to pass up a meal at Carte Blanche. Chef Dennic an Daatselaar presents a five course chef's surprise paired with wines and premium mixed drinks that are chosen to amplify the unique flavors. There are only 14 seats available each evening to ensure this fine dining experience is like no other.

Tara Lounge

Located next to the reception area, guests will enjoy a full American breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Tara Lounge on a daily basis.

Besides what is available on-location, guests looking to find further culinary variety should also take into account some of the region's other local mealtime choices. Those staying at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort will find a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It might save you time to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though Bucuti and Tara does have dining of its own, including Bucuti Restaurant and Sand Bar. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort offers a lot of guest services, including the ones in the list below, so you can rest a little easier during your stress free stay in Aruba.

  • Guest Laundromat
  • Handicap Facilities
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Security
  • Complimentary Breakfast

Also available are a few business amenities, helping to keep the visit productive, if there's a possibility for bringing business along.

  • FAX


You will find many attractions located near Bucuti and Tara. On your itinerary, make room for nearby attractions like Aruba Aloe Balm Museum, National Archaeological Museum Aruba, and Bubali Bird Sanctuary. Because this resort is located directly on Eagle Beach, it's an ideal vacation spot for sun-worshippers who can't wait to hit the sand.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the resort is Oranjestad. When you seek to broaden your horizons, have a little side trip to a couple nearby towns to familiarize yourself with new sounds and sights.

To see the full article about what else is in the vicinity of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, click here.

Contact Info

Location: 55-B L.G. Smith Boulevard, Eagle Beach, Aruba

General: (297) 583-1100

Reservations: (297) 582-5272

Website: http://www.bucuti.com/


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