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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   Santa Barbara Plantation | Porta Blancu, Nieuwpoort, Curacao (Formerly Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina)
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent four days at the Santa Barbara resort last week. We had been here a few years ago for a longer trip and loved it. On this trip to Curacao we wanted to change it up and started our trip at the Marriott in Willemstad. Bad move! While it is closer to the city it was... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at Santa Barbara w/ my boyfriend for 5 days and do not have one bad thing to say. The staff was extremely friendly, and helpful with reccomendations and tips for exploring the island. The grounds, including the pool and beach, are beautiful and well kept. Room & bathroom was definitely on the newer side, and kept very clean every... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the resort with my girlfriend for five days. The service was impeccable upon arrival and the resort was in pristine condition. The beaches/pools are great and the grounds are beautiful. The breakfast buffett was spot on every day. The resort is a bit of a drive from the city center, but it is a perfect oasis to... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were very happy to have stayed for two weeks at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort for our honeymoon. Everyone was incredibly friendly and we loved the atmosphere. The staff at Splash (such as Rolly, Andre, Eliza), Chris over at the beach-front bar Pinchos, the staff at Medi and Ryan over at the restaurant Shore are all great people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Santa Barbara was a 5-star experience, not just by the condition of the hotel but also by the quality of service provided. My daughter and I had a wonderful time there. I would recommend to anyone, regardless of whether you're traveling with children or not. It was quiet throughout and very relaxing. If there is a drawback, it is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 4 had a great holiday. The property is lovely, yes it is away from other towns but that makes it a lovely place to return at the end of the trips out. The staff were very accommodating particularly the Splash pool bar staff, with special mention to Eliza, Rolly and Chris who were full of information and... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here when it was the Hyatt and had a great time. Don't know and don't care what happened with the ownership and Hyatt, but we had a great time here. Room, service, food and the general atmosphere was very welcoming and relaxing. Can't wait to return...hopefully service hasn't changed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely resort away from the hustle and bustle of Curacao. We stayed here for 7 nights as part of our honeymoon, flying in from the US. The resort is miles away from town, so perfect if you want to stay in the resort for your stay (which we did, quite happily). If you want to explore, you’ll need a... More

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Santa Barbara for a long weekend relaxation get away. The property is located on the eastern end of the island away from the typical tourist areas (and the airport). This along with the beautiful grounds makes Santa Barbara a perfect spot to relax and unwind. They have a golf course, marina, spa, and are... More

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SBR_Curacao_GM, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Dear Cathy M, I love to hear when our Aruba friends can escape to Curaçao. Thank you for staying with us and sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community. I just wanted to clarify that we do have a nice sandy beach and swimming area free of rocks and coral. The beach is about 450 meters long. The 'coral beach'... More

Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding at the Santa Barbra resort in March. All our guests travelled from US and in total we had a party of 42 people, most of which stayed there for 5-7 days. Every one, including us, had a fantastic experience and some of us are already talking about a return visit for our 5 year anniversary! The... More

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SBR_Curacao_GM, General Manager at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao, responded to this review

Dear Babak M, Congratulations on your wedding! We are grateful that you shared your special day with us! I am so excited to recognize Gianni at the next team meeting! Weddings are so special and she and the team take care of every detail so you can have a nice, relaxing day! I hope that we can welcome you again... More

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Address: Santa Barbara Plantation | Porta Blancu, Nieuwpoort, Curacao (Formerly Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina)
Location: Caribbean > Curacao > Nieuwpoort
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao 4.5*
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Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa And Marina Hotel

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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort captures natural Caribbean charm and delivers it with an international elegance and sophistication. Just 35 miles from Aruba and served by a modern international airport, escape to paradise and embrace Curacao’s magical sea, sky and sun on 27 acres of rare natural preserve. At the same time, feel that every need is provided for, with exceptional service and refinement. Enjoy superior amenities like the Pete Dye designed golf course, a luxurious spa, resort pools with Caribbean views, an alluring white sand beach with a swimming lagoon, and sophisticated dining. Relax with the rare luxury of privacy on a secluded island within an island sequestered from the hustle and bustle of town center, and explore unlimited diving, snorkeling, boating and geo adventure right outside your door. Whether you are seeking an intimate retreat, or a lively and invigorating amenity-filled vacation, the resort creates a truly magnificent opportunity to experience the best of both worlds, and create your own. ... more   less 
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