Bucuti and Tara Beach Resorts is an intimate, adults-only (18+), European-style resort, featuring a breakfast plan and fronted by one of the Caribbean's Top Ten Beaches, Eagle Beach in breathtaking Aruba. This resort offers honeymooners and couples a tranquil, romantic retreat, minutes from Aruba's bustling business and shopping district. The unique personal touches, exceptional service, spacious and elegant guestrooms, gourmet dining, pampering spa services and beautiful, natural landscape, come together to create an ultimate vacation in relaxation and comfort.
Breakfast PlanBeachfront104 Rooms4 Floors(18+) Adults OnlyActiveCasualGay FriendlyPoolRestaurantBoutique
EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE
The intimate European-style Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts is fronted by one of the Caribbean's 'Top Ten Beaches', Eagle Beach, and offers honeymooners and couples a tranquil and romantic retreat just minutes from Aruba's bustling business and shopping district. The uniquely owner-managed personal touches, exceptional service, spacious and elegant guestrooms, gourmet dining, pampering spa services and 17 acres of beautiful, natural landscape, all combine for ultimate relaxation and comfort. Four exclusive beachfront Tara Beach Suites provide extraordinary personal service for couples. A full American breakfast buffet is included for all guests. The Resort's brand new Purun Spa is committed to offering high quality service and serene pampering with an interesting menu of treatments.
5-night minimum stay required
AGA Dine-Around Plans Available
With the Aruba Gastronomic Association's Dine Around Program, you can pre-purchase a set number of meals at participating restaurants. Each dinner includes three courses (appetizers, entree, dessert, coffee or tea, service charge where applicable) with the following exceptions: Amazonia & Texas de Brazil - $8.50 surcharge payable by the guest and dessert is not included. Additional beverages and surcharges for more expensive starred items on menu are not included. Lunch offerings vary at each restaurant. Breakfast coupons are also accepted at Holiday Inn, The Mill, Manchebo, Costa Linda, Aruba Beach Club, Divi Village and Divi Phoenix resorts.
3 Dine Around Plan Options are available for pre-booking and include either:
5 Dinners - or - 7 Dinners - or - 5 Breakfasts or Lunches + 4 Dinners
Participating Restaurants (subject to change):
- Amazonia - Brazilian Steakhouse (D)
- Aruban Chef - Aruban/International (D)
- Buccaneer - Seafood (D)
- Driftwood - Seafood (D)
- French Steak House (Manchebo Resort) - International (B,D)
- Gari & Wasabi - Japanese/Caribbean Fusion (L,D)
- Gasparito - Aruban (D)
- Giorgio's (Manchebo Resort) - Italian (B,D)
- Iguana Joe's - Caribbean/Mexican (L,D)
- Iguana Cantina - Fresh Mexican Grill (D)
- Las Ramblas (La Cabana Resort) - Tapas/International (D)
- Le Petit Cafe (Playa Linda Resort) - International (B,L,D)
- Pure Beach (Aruba Phoenix) - International/Beach (L,D)
- Sunset Beach Bistro (Aruba Phoenix Resort) - Seafood/Caribbean (B,L,D)
- Texas de Brazil - Brazilian Steakhouse (D)
- The Pirates' Nest (Bucuti Resort) - Caribbean Gourmet (D)
Participating Dine Around restaurants are subject to change. You will receive the most current listing of restaurants with your coupons on your day of arrival. Coupons will be delivered to the front desk of your hotel in your name after 4pm on the day of arrival. Once delivered, the coupons are non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen and not redeemable for cash. Children ages 4-12 pay half price.
Elements Restaurant is now offering a wide selection of world class cuisine with perfectly sized healthy portions that are better for you, lower in price, and healthier for the environment due to the reduction of waste. This vital step provides an even more responsible and satisfying dining experience while immediately reducing the carbon footprint.
Awards and Accolades
TripAdvisor 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards
-#1 Hotel for Romance in the World
-#8 Hotel in the World
-#1 Hotel in the Caribbean
-#3 Hotel for Service in the Caribbean
- Named Caribbean’s First Certified CarbonNeutral® Resort
- Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s Top 50 Resorts in the Caribbean Islands
-World Travel Awards: Aruba's Leading Hotel
-US News & World Report: Best Hotel
-Magellan Silver Award: Eco-friendly Hotel
-HolidayCheck High Score
-Booking.com Excellence Award
-AAA 4-Diamond Award 2016
-BRIDES Magazine Best Caribbean Honeymoon Hotel
- Green Globe High Achievement Award for the 16th year in a row
Smoking is not allowed inside of guest rooms at the Bucuti Beach Resort or Tara Beach Suites section. For rooms located on the south side of the building, smoking is allowed on the balconies or patios only. To reserve a room with a balcony where smoking is allowed, it is important to note the record at the time of booking in order to confirm this location in advance. Guests smoking in the room will be charged a cleaning fee of $250 on their guest room bill. Smoking is allowed in the Bucuti outdoor lobby and a section of the Pirates Nest restaurant outdoor dining terrace.
Shopping & Entertainment Nearby
Located adjacent to the resort is a shopping plaza with twenty-five shops, a variety of restaurants and bars and a world-class casino.
TAG Approved Hotel
The Bucuti Beach Resort is an IGLTA (International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association) (or TAG) approved hotel. The hotel is certified as gay-friendly and has completed employee sensitivity training and has agreed to a list of non-discriminatory and welcoming policies.
Please be aware that Bucuti and Tara Beach Resorts will be undergoing renovations in their lobby area from April 2, 2018, to July 16, 2018. Entry and passage through the lobby will not be inhibited by the renovations, but areas being worked on will be closed off from you. The cosmetic upgrade will only take place between 9 am and 6 pm so as not to disturb guest rooms or the beach. IMPORTANT NOTE:
All guests at Bucuti must be at least 18 years old. In addition, there is a five-night minimum stay requirement during the majority of the year. A seven-night minimum stay is required during the following peak periods: December 22 - January 3, February 15 - 25 (Carnival Season), March 24 - 31 (Easter week). Reservations less than the required 5 or 7 nights are on request.
-Be advised that the government of Aruba has announced an environmental levy of USD $3.00 per room per night for all hotels.
-Smoking is only allowed in designated areas of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts.