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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week 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

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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

Lynnwood, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Husband and I stayed at Santa Barbara for our week long honeymoon. The hotel and property is absolutely amazing! The grounds are kept pristine and all of the staff is very friendly and helpful. The property was quite and I did not witness screaming children as others had complained about at this property. The beach is great as well... More

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

Dear NearlyWed2014, First, congratulations on your recent wedding. I wish you many years of happiness. I am so glad that you rented a car and explored the island. There is so much to see and do! I urge any guests to ask the staff about their favorite adventure on the island so they can find the local hidden treasures. I... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our second wonderful stay at the Santa Barbara resort in Curacao. Although my last review from 2 years ago stated 'Most friendly & helpful staff I've seen anywhere,' I'm sorry to say that since Hyatt was replaced with a new management company, there is a definite decline in the guest services. Still a beautiful resort at the eastern end of... More

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

Dear floridanbutz, Thank you so much for visiting us, again! It sounds like you had a nice, relaxing getaway. I apologize that we didn't communicate that all of our front desk staff are corssed trained as a concierges. They have great local knowledge of the island with directions available to guide you anywhere. So, please on your next visit, please... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asked if there was a reason for not getting my room done. Receptions staff would ask " Vladimir" to see what he could do about it. Guess what ... NOTHING HAPPENED ! Thank you Santa Barbara for being so helpful... we won't forget it. It's a nice memory. But there is also a nice thing to mention... we've had great... More

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

Dear palm3, I am so disappointed to read about you experience at the resort. We strive to provide exceptional service to all of our guests and we clearly fell short during your stay. I apologize that we did not clean your room during the requested time frame. I would like to hear more details about the problems you had so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 weeks at this great hotel. From the first moment we walked in, we felt welcome. We booked a premier seaview room and this was certainly worth the extra cost. What a beautiful place. The hotel is situated at abt. 20 minutes drive from Willemstad, but we had a rental car and that was very convenient. The... More

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

Dear Trineke W, We truly enjoyed having you stay with us for 2 weeks and are grateful that shared your holiday with us. I am so glad that you enjoyed the golf course and experienced Jane's expert guidance! I am hoping to get on the course this week! I am excited to share your feedback with the team this week!... 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
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Hotel Class:4.5 star — Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao 4.5*
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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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