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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

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Features: Weddings, Honeymoons, Spa
DAI Inside Scoop: Bucuti introduced 41 new suites including four penthouses on 03/19/04, called "Tara Beach Suites".

All Tara Suites are oceanfront, with king bedding and a spacious balcony or terrace. Each Tara Suite has a separate bedroom and living room and are stylishly decorated to serve the romantic getaway market. Tara Wing guests will enjoy their own reception, concierge facilities and lounge as well as Spa facilities.

Hotel Information


Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts
L.G. Smith Blvd 55B
Eagle Beach, Aruba
Dutch Caribbean


Distance from hotel to town, 3 miles (5 kms).
Distance from hotel to Queen Beatrix International Airport (AUA), 7 miles (11 kms).

Situated on 14 acres of powder white sand, and published as
one of the few "Dream Beaches of the World". Enjoy breath-
taking views of the sparkling-clear blue-green sea, feel the
warm trade winds and marvel over the stunning tropical sunsets -
it's all here, waiting for you. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts
is Aruba's most romantic Adults Only oasis and island paradise.

The only boutique-style resort in Aruba that caters exclusively
to couples/adults only, Bucuti is nestled on Eagle Beach, far
from the maddening crowds and high-rise hotels. Bucuti & Tara
Beach Resorts are serene and peaceful, perfect for honeymooners
and couples looking for romance and relaxation. With only 104
rooms, suites and penthouse rooms, Bucuti offers a more intimate
getaway vacation through its award-winning hospitality and
world-class facilities and services. All rooms are "clean air"
rooms, and the resort is mostly non-smoking, except in a few
designated areas.

For our adult guests wanting to explore Aruba, Bucuti & Tara
Beach Resorts is centrally located near all major attractions,
including the scenic Alto Vista chapel and California sand
dunes. Cafes, restaurants and shopping are accessible in
nearby Oranjestad (three miles south) or at the adjacent
Alhambra shopping Bazaar and Casino complex.

Hotel Amenities


Bar Beach
Concierge Concierge Desk
Dry Cleaning Services ($) Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
Fitness Center Front Desk (24-hour)
Gift Shop Laundry Service ($)
Multilingual Staff Parking
Pool (freshwater) Restaurants
Security (24-hour) Watersports (nearby) ($)

Casino
Adjacent to Alhambra Casino

Laundry Facilities
Free self-serve laundry facilities.

Internet Access
-Free Wi-Fi on property
-Free use of iPad (may be subject to
availability)

Golf: ($)
8 Miles Away

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.

Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above
may have an additional fee associated with them.

Accommodation Categories And Descriptions


Arrival/Departure Time:
Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm

Early check-in and late checkout on
request, and subject to availability.

Children Policy:
This is an adults-only (18 and over) property and
does not accommodate children 17 and under.

Maximum Occupancy:

2017
Standard Room - 2 adults with king bed.
- 3 adults with 2 queen beds.
Superior Gardenview - 2 adults with king bed.
- 3 adults with 2 queen beds.
Deluxe Oceanview - 2 adults.
Bungalow Gardenview Suite - 2 adults.
Bungalow Oceanview Suite - 2 adults.
Junior Suite - 3 adults (only offers 2 queen beds).
Tara Suite - 2 adults.
Tara Penthouse Suite - 2 adults.

Standard, (STD) Relax on your own balcony or terrace with
partial garden view and facing the neighboring resort, or
cuddle up in luxurious bedding on a comfortable mattress.
Recently renovated, the 24 Standard Rooms feature elegant
furnishings for a luxurious "home away from home" feel.
Each spacious room features one king-size bed or two
queen-size beds and eco-friendly features including an
air dehumidifier and air purifier. Bucuti Wing.
Number of accommodations: 24

Superior Gardenview, (SUG) Look out over a native tropical courtyard
garden, while relaxing on your own balcony or terrace as the
sun slowly sets. Cuddle up in luxurious bedding on a comfortable
mattress. Recently renovated, the 24 Superior Rooms feature
elegant furnishings for a luxurious "home away from home"
feel. Each spacious room features one king-size bed or two
queen-size beds and eco-friendly features including an air
dehumidifier and air purifier. Bucuti Wing.
Number of accommodations: 24
Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 queen beds.

Deluxe Oceanview, (DOV) Wake up to a breathtaking view overlooking
Eagle Beach, one of the Caribbean's best beaches, and published
as the "Dream Beach of the World". Spend a romantic evening
on the large balcony or terrace watching the orange and red
sunset over the ocean. Each one of these 11 Deluxe Rooms has
been beautifully renovated and features chic, stylish
furnishings and contemporary bathroom. Airy and spacious
with one king bed, the room opens onto a large, oversized
balcony or terrace. Bucuti Wing.
Number of accommodations: 10
Bedding: 1 king bed.
View: Ocean.

Bungalow Garden View Suite(*), (BUA) Imagine stepping out onto your
wrap-around terrace and garden and sunning yourself on a
sumptuous daybed or dining al fresco under the stars.
Nestled between the main Bucuti Beach building and the
stylish infinity pool, our three Bungalow Suites are located
in a stand-alone building on the pathway that leads to Eagle
Beach. Garden-view Bungalow Suite, with the terrace over-
looking a tropical garden filled with indigenous palms,
fragrant flowering plants and shrubs. Designed for romance,
each Bungalow Suite has a king-sized bed, premium luxurious
bedding and a pillow-topped mattress. Sink into the deep
bathtub and relax in the spa-like feel of the bathroom
featuring double sinks and marble countertops.
Number of accommodations: 1
Bedding: 1 king bed.
View: Garden.

Oceanview Bungalow(*), (BGO) Imagine stepping out onto your
wrap-around terrace and garden and sunning yourself on a
sumptuous daybed or dining al fresco under the stars.
Nestled between the main Bucuti Beach building and the
stylish infinity pool, our three Bungalow Suites are
located in a stand-alone building on the pathway that
leads to Eagle Beach. Two of the Bungalow Suites are
ocean-view with stunning vistas of white sands and
sparkling blue water. Designed for romance, each Bungalow
Suite has a king-sized bed, premium luxurious bedding and
a pillow-topped mattress. Sink into the deep bathtub and
relax in the spa-like feel of the bathroom featuring
double sinks and marble countertops.
Number of accommodations: 2
Bedding: 1 king bed.
View: Beach.

Junior Suite(*), (JRS) The perfect spot to watch the sun set over the
ocean! Located on the second and third floors of the Bucuti
Wing, the two Junior Suites overlook Eagle Beach, one of the
Caribbean's best beaches, and published as the "Dream Beach
of the World". Each Junior Suite is bright and spacious,
featuring a full kitchen, eating area and an intimate and
elegantly furnished sitting area that opens out to a double
balcony. Behind wooden double doors lies a separate bedroom
with two queen-sized beds and a bathroom, with luxury
amenities like marble countertops. Bucuti Wing.
Number of accommodations: 2
Bedding: 2 queen beds.
View: Oceanfront.

Tara Suite(*), (TAR) Gaze out at the sparkling blue ocean as the waves
lap against the bright white beach, from the romantic suite
with a king-sized bed and a separate, elegantly decorated
living area. The oceanfront suite overlooks the award-wining
Eagle Beach, and offers complete comfort and a large balcony.
The luxurious bathroom has shower/bath, separate WC, and an
electric mirror with built-in TV.
Number of accommodations: 36
Bedding: 1 king bed.
View: Oceanfront.

Tara Penthouse Suite(*), (TT3) For a romantic getaway you'll never
forget, the Tara Penthouse Suites are the most exclusive
guest rooms. Situated on the rooftop of the Tara Wing, the
four Penthouse Suites offer spectacular panoramic views of
Eagle Beach and the ocean, one of the Caribbean's best
beaches. Each large, private terrace features a daybed and
lounge furnishings. Enter into the great room featuring a
full living area with a large flat-panel TV and laptop
computer, next to the full-size and fully equipped kitchen
with stainless-steel appliances and full dining table.
Adjacent is a stylish bedroom with a dreamy king-sized
four-poster bed featuring a soft pillow-topped mattress
and sumptuous linens, perfect for honeymooners and romantic
couples. Double sinks, granite counters, a modern clawfoot-
type tub and a spacious separate shower add to the spa-like
bathroom. The Penthouse offers the privilege of a reserved
and private palapa on the beach for guest's exclusive use
during the day.
Number of accommodations: 4
Bedding: 1 king bed.

For 2017 the following categories are available
on a request (*) basis only:

-Deluxe Oceanview
-Bungalow Garden View Suite
-Bungalow Oceanview Suite
-Junior Suite
-Tara Penthouse Suite

The categories now noted above as on request (*)
in the accommodations section are for the 2017
contract dates (12/23/16-12/23/17).

Tara Penthouse Suite features:
-Four penthouse level suites
-Separate bedroom & living room area
-Double balcony with panoramic view of Eagle Beach
-TV in each room & Free Wi-Fi
-Wet bar, mini bar, coffee maker
-Microwave oven
-Hairdryer, iron/ironing board
-Stylish romantic, modern design
-Use of xercise facility

Please Note:
-Tara Penthouse Suites are on request basis
only (no allotment in this category)
-The hotel does not permit smoking in any rooms,
including the lounge & lobby area. Smoking is
permitted in designated areas only.

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.

All accommodations include: microwave, safe (in accommodation), ceiling
fan, iron, television (cable), mini-bar, hairdryer, shower, coffee/tea
maker (replenished daily), ironing board, radio, bath, telephone (direct
dial) and air conditioning.

Toiletries
Aloe

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled
based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.

Food And Beverage Outlets


Sandbar, Let the expert bartenders mix you a delicious,
refreshing tropical drink. SandBar is Bucutis open-air bar on the beach.
Happy Hour takes place daily from 4:00pm-6:00pm and guests can also
listen to live steel band music. SandBar Hours: 11:00am to 12:00
midnight.

Carte Blanche(*), Carte Blanche, this restaurant is for foodies
and people who enjoy an exquisite fine-dining experience, without
limitations. The highlight is the owner/chef cooking a 5-course Carte
Blanche (chef's surprise) dinner right in front of you. Alongside the
chef is the Maitre d', pairing wines and mixing premium drinks. The
restaurant features a 16-seat elegant bar where guests are seated in a
relaxed and cozy atmosphere. Carte Blanche Restaurant maintains a
limited availability of 16 seats per evening to ensure exclusivity of
your dining experience, and diners reserve months in advance. Seating
are at 7:00pm. Closed Sundays and Mondays (days of operation are subject
to change). No children under 18 years of age are allowed. No parties
over 4 diners.

(*) Denotes reservation is required.

Elements Restaurant, The ocean front Elements restaurant offers
diners a memorable culinary experience featuring fresh ingredients and
healthy choices in the presence of breathtaking views. The dining
experience is an extension of the commitment to a sense of total
wellness, providing guests with a beautiful atmosphere and wholesome
dinner options, which include: Organic/Natural, Vegetarian/Vegan,
Gluten-Free and World Cuisine. Each morning guests can begin their day
with an extensive complimentary American buffet breakfast either outside
on the ocean front deck or indoors with spectacular beach views. Guests
can enjoy lunch at the restaurant or by ordering through our signature
red flag beach service. Private candlelit dinner on the beach and an
eclectic wine list are also available. Please ask for details.

Tara Lounge, Welcoming and comfortable, the Tara Lounge is
adjacent to the air-conditioned reception area. In the mornings, guests
can take advantage of the full American breakfast that includes eggs and
omelets, bacon, pancakes, sausage and French toast, in addition to our
extensive cold buffet which offers fresh fruit, yogurts, cereals,
freshly baked breads and Danishes, cheeses, sliced meats and vegetables,
coffee, tea and espresso. Hours: Breakfast is served from 7:00-10:00am
in the Tara Lounge, and the lounge is open for guests to enjoy for the
remainder of the day.

Meal Plan Options


Full American Breakfast Buffet - ET
Full American breakfast buffet served daily.
The rates for 2017 currently include this
breakfast plan.

-Booking Dates: 01/01/2016 - 12/23/2017
-Travel Dates: 12/23/2016 - 12/23/2017

Bonus Features



2017 Bonus Features:
Travel Dates: 12/23/2016 - 12/23/2017

-Full American breakfast buffet (daily)
-A welcome drink upon arrival (complimentary
glass of champagne to each guest)
-Free local phone charges
-Free Wi-Fi
-Free use of a tablet during stay
-Free Parking
-Free use of beach lounges

Miscellaneous Information



Non-Smoking (Clean Air) Policy:
-Bucutis clean air smoking policy forbids smoking in
all guest rooms, room balconies, and public areas.
A cleaning fee will be added to the room bill of
guests who smoke in their guest rooms. Please advise
all guests accordingly.
-Smoking is restricted to designated areas on property
only.

General Information:
-Guest bill to be paid by credit card. No cash payments
accepted at front desk and in the restaurant. Please
advise guests accordingly.

Cashless System:
-Clients can leave their cash safely at home. The
resort 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 the resort.

Cancellation Fees


2017
12/23/16-12/23/17, within 30 days, full penalty.