Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

L.G. Smith Blvd. 55B, Eagle Beach, n/a Aruba, Aruba

An extraordinary beach setting, impeccable personal service, and attention to detail help this elegant Green Globe resort easily outclass anything else on the island. It's also extremely LGBT-friendly and the only luxury boutique, adult-only hotel on the island, with recently refurbished suites and rooms in both buildings and a new modern indoor/outdoor dining room. Elements has a stellar sea view and a great selection of healthy, organic, and even vegan fare that add to the allure. Hacienda-style buildings are surrounded by ecologically sensitive landscaping cresting a gorgeous pool and whirlpool and a new spa for guests only called Purun. The beachside bar is now only for resort guests as well. Bucuti rooms are done in cool creams and feature walnut furnishings; the Tara Suites have unbeatable beach and sunset vistas. All rooms operate in an eco-friendly manner without sacrificing luxury. The resort achieved Silver Leed Certification in 2015. Book early as they are typically 98% full.

PROS

  • sophisticated atmosphere
  • impeccable service
  • free self-service laundry
  • free Wi-Fi and local calls
  • free use of netbooks during stay

CONS

  • beach can get busy because other hotels share it
  • no room service
  • no longer doing beach weddings

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 297-583–1100

HOTEL DETAILS

63 rooms, 38 suites, 3 bungalows
Rate Includes: Some mealsCompletely non-smoking except for 2 outdoor designated areas.

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