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 great choice for guests hoping to go out after dinner, as there is a pretty nice selection of entertainment venues nearby.

Positioned on the southwestern part of Eagle Beach, Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort offers a warm welcome to customers who are thinking about staying in this section 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.

In terms of overall merit, we have given this resort a 4 star rating.

A check list of the in-room amenities available for visitors at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is provided below.

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

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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 for more details.

To see general amenities on the property, check the following list:

  • FAX
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Sports Available
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Multilingual
  • Exercise Gym
  • 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 don't want any surprises upon arrival. To find out more information about the specific recreational opportunities offered at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, click here.


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.

In addition to the on-location dining, those looking to find extra culinary variety should also take into account some of the other local dining selections. Guests here will find a limited but good selection of restaurants within traveling distance. It can be helpful to find out if there are suitable options in the area, though Bucuti and Tara provides dining of its own, including Bucuti Restaurant and Sand Bar. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Taking advantage of guest services -- including the ones shown below -- can help you get the most out of your vacation in Aruba.

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

This property also has a small set of business amenities, ideal for visitors who are traveling to this area for business reasons.

  • FAX


Guests will find lots of attractions located near Bucuti and Tara. Some nearby places of interest are Aruba Aloe Balm Museum and National Archaeological Museum Aruba. Considering this resort is directly on Eagle Beach, it's an ideal place for sun-worshippers and watersports junkies alike.

Among the closest notable areas to the resort is Oranjestad. When you seek to broaden your horizons, have a little side trip to a nearby town or two and some important attractions along the way.

For the full discussion of what's located near 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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