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“Paradise” 5 of 5 stars
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Costa Linda Beach Resort
59 Je Irausquin Blvd | P.O. Box 1345, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba   |  
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Joliet, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012 via mobile

This was our first time to Aruba and won't be our last. We were so impressed with this beautiful little island. We stayed at the Costa Linda Beach Resort with friends in a 2 bedroom unit, totally remodeled, clean, friendly staff and residents. It was easy to see why people have been coming here for 20-30 years, and now their children and grandchildren. Thanks Nelson for the wonderful bar service and for inventing The Victor for us to enjoy, you are quite the mixologist! Only suggestion I have is to make the pool water temp a little cooler, it was not as refreshing as the ocean. Thanks to all at the pool bar for their wonderful service and dining suggestions, you never steered us wrong! We are already planning a return visit and would like to bring our family as well. Thanks for making us feel like family.

Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Deerfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

This was my fourth trip to Aruba and the best by far! CostaLinda was a WONDERFUL place to stay. The entire staff treat you like Family, probably because most of the guests return year after year. The grounds are impeccable and so tropical.The pools are very clean and the beach is the BEST I have ever been on in Aruba. The restaurant on site is fantastic for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We ate breakfast in our bathing suits an "hit the beach" right after. Most rooms have an ocean view, if above the first floor but the gardens are so beautiful that would have been OK also. Our unit was newly remodeled, most are at this point, with beautiful granite in kitchen and bathrooms. Towels were changed every day and floors mopped at least twice during our stay! That doesn't usually happen. Just can't say enough...should be awarded 6 stars!! I PRAY I get this trade again on our next trip!!!!!

Room Tip: If you want an ocean view you need to be above the first floor.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lake Grove, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Our stay at Costa Linda was wonderful. The redone units are beautiful. The grounds are kept magnicficently and the staff could not be more accomodating. We are owners and love this resort. Things to do and also great to just sit back and relax either by the pool or at the most beautiful beach in Aruba or maybe even the world.

This is our home away from home.

Room Tip: Love the view from the units that over look the pool
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Southfield, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Stayed at the Costa Linda Beach Resort Sept. 28 - Oct. 5, 2012. We stayed in a two Bdrm. 2 bath unit on the fifth floor over looking the pool and ocean. Wonderful. This was a Timeshare unit, newly re-modeled with a balconey. Very good time to visit, very few children. Many of the guest were owners and spoke highly of the resort. Aruba has a lot to offer. We toured the island with a cab driver name Ray. He was very informative, took us to places the typical bus tour did not. Do not recommend taking the Jeep tour. Ride could be very bumpy and uncomfortable for those with health challenges. Resort has a shuttle that takes you around the area. Down side is that shuttle can take you close to the grocery store, but you will then need to cross a very busy street and return the same way with bags to get the shuttle back. Take a cab would be much better. Cab fare is regulated by the goverment and is pretty standard. A standard price of $9.00 will take you from the low rise area to the high rise area.

There is a variety of resturants, but a cab is needed to get to them Seafood is excellent. We dined at the Driftwood in the downtown area service and food excellent.

Service: The housekeeping service is OK. Many do not speak English, but speaking slowly will get them to understand. Resort staff was very helpful, friendly. We needed use a motorized wheelchair and was surprised to find the cost was only $5 per day.

Beach - Eagle Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. No problem with finding places to sit, white sand was cleaned daily. Security is very visible and definitely monitors the pool for over aggressive child activity.

Definitely plan on returning. ( Highly recommend Ray, cab driver, 593-3234; tas@setarnet.aw)

Room Tip: Check web sit for a resort map. Upper floors give better view. We stayed on the 5th floor of the m...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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El Cajon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Have stayed at Costa Linda with a family member four times over the past three years & enjoyed my stays immensely. Aruba is a Paradise! Although there have been problems such as noise from renovation and no hot water on one occasion we just relaxed and went with the flow. Remember - this is a timeshare property with typical owner/member situations. Mornings on the patio overlooking the lovely pool area and the ocean is a wonderful way to start the day. The pool area is beautiful, but we prefer the ocean which is clear and warm & the beach with its powder-like sand is the best. Chairs and towels are provided by friendly staff. The new bar area and restaurant face the ocean - quite a beautiful view with gorgeous sunsets.The large hotels on the north end of the island have little in the way of beaches and are similar to all big hotel chains if that is what you like. The location of the Costa Linda Resort is ideal - close to good restaurants, a casino and a short taxi ride to town.

Room Tip: Timeshare property. A balcony facing the ocean is a must.
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Milford, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The rooms have all been redone- granite counters, new kitchens and appliances, flat sceen TV's (3) The grounds are very pretty and colorfull flowers abound. The pool is very nice and has 2 hottubs alongside it. The beach is one of the best I have ever seen- soft white powder sand and warm water. Abundant Palapas (chikies) to use for shade. On-site restaurant near water is very good.

Room Tip: Map available on line shows which rooms have better view of ocean or pool. Beach front walk-out room...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Indianaplis
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

I just returned from Aruba and the Costa Linda. I have been to this Timeshare Resort many times and find it is the very best in Aruba, and one of the best I have ever stayed in.....The resort is located on Eagle Beach....This is a quiet beach... less crowed than the others.....the beach was just rated by a travel magazine as the #2 beach in all the world!... it is truly fantastic. The condo's have just been remodeled and are very nice, we had a two bedroom / two bath unit and they have a full kitchen with a balcony overlooking the ocean......maid service every day! ...WiFi worked great as well. In addition, they just opened a new beach restaurant that was great.....

This is a family resort destination of high quality.... great location, great facilities, and friendly staff...... What more can you ask for...... We loved it and will be back.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Costa Linda Beach Resort

Address: 59 Je Irausquin Blvd | P.O. Box 1345, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#8 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#10 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Also Known As:
Costa Linda Beach Hotel Palm/Eagle Beach
Hotel Costa Linda Beach
Costa Linda Aruba
Costa Linda Beach Resort Aruba/Palm - Eagle Beach

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