We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao
Panoramas (2)
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,917 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,435: English reviews
Gloversville, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We came here on a day pass and can't wait to come back again! This place is absolutely beautiful! The staff was attentive and super nice, the pool was beautiful, the beach was quiet and serene. We loved watching the sunset and having dinner outdoors; just bring some bug spray for the evening. Seriously, this was our favorite stop on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Adelle L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is beautiful but also very isolated and therefore exensive if you want to move around. Pool very nice and breakfast excellent. However service sometimes a bit sloppy (orders forgotten) and the general maintanance could use some more attention. Rooms spacious, but aain service sloppy with a non functioning ( and empty) minibar and llogical towel change. Terrace should be...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank werdlerswereld
Nashville
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were only here on a day visit, but wow. Despite the unusual rain, we had a great time. So much to do. So much natural beauty. Such a thoughtful design to this resort. We loved it. This is one of the largest resorts (in total land size) I can recall visiting. Everything seems to have been done top notch....

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Gr8TravelerTN
Willemstad, Curacao
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Santa Barbara really is the nicest hotel you can stay at in Curacao, albeit a bit removed from the rest of the island. The resort's expansive grounds have plenty to keep most anyone entertained for their whole stay. I would love to give it 5 stars, but the smoking, oh the smoking just kills the place. As there is...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JeffreyHanley
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here as an exhibitor at a conference. This place is the best resort hotel/conference facility I've been to in the Caribbean. On the plus side: - room was spotless and kept that way - every staff member I encountered was friendly and helpful; especially the front desk folks and the "doorman"; requests were dealt with promptly. - beds...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank smgold
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful resort - very peaceful, quiet, relaxing. Amazing spa experience! I had a great facial and spent a wonderful afternoon completely relaxing. Their products smell great - everything has aloe in it, sourced from the island. By far my favorite part of the resort was Jaymy, who suggested I try their version of the Mudslide on my second day....a perfect...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank SFSanDiego
Waalwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

away from the bustle of Willemstad. beautiful location and we stayed in on e of the Sea Traditions rooms, away from the main building. a little walk from the restaurants [close to Shore though!] and pools so very quiet. we enjoyed the pool, cocktails, little private beach, all kinds of boats heading for the Ocean. excellent breakfast, dinner at Shore...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank huubkleintjes2016
Quincy, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent resort, white sand beach protected by jetty.Bar and food service on beach. Kayaks/paddleboards for rent. Very friendly staff. 45 min from Willemstad. Spent entire day at beach, hotel appeared to have luxurious service and all expected services.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank paul h
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel with well appointed rooms. Advantages: -All rooms have a balcony or garden looking out to see although trees impede the view. -Rooms are kept very clean with plenty of fresh towels and linnen. - Great breakfast - quality and quantity - Beautiful and safe beach - Friendly and attentive staff at breakfast and at the pool & beach....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Christine188633
maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Secluded -- Check (Rent a car -- It is an easy island to navigate) Picturesque grounds -- Check (You can't find a better back drop) Friendly Staff -- Check (Their smiles are contagious) Comfortable beds -- Check (You will have to force yourself to get out of the bed) Excellent Food -- Check (Onsite restaurants accommodate any palate) Beach Service...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank sha h
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

2,423 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (1885)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (389)
Viewed
Dining (90)
Viewed
View from Room (85)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (421)
Viewed
Room/Suite (151)
Viewed
Bathroom (26)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (6)
Viewed
0:48
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (715)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (435)
Viewed
Amenities (108)
Viewed
Beach (30)
Viewed
Main Pool (57)
Viewed
Premium Waterview King Room (71)
Viewed
Dining (96)
Viewed
Suite Pool (6)
Viewed
The Hotel (67)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (103)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (17)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Room/Suite (3)
Viewed
Other (52)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Nieuwpoort
3.8 mi away
Van der Valk Kontiki Beach Resort
3.5 mi away
Lions Dive & Beach Resort Curacao
8.7 mi away
Floris Suite Hotel - Spa & Beach Club
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.7 mi away
Scuba Lodge & Suites
Scuba Lodge & Suites
#3 of 32 in Willemstad
532 reviews
6.6 mi away
Renaissance Curacao Resort & Casino
3.9 mi away
Sunscape Curacao Resort Spa & Casino
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao

Address: Santa Barbara Plantation | Porta Blancu, Nieuwpoort, Curacao (Formerly Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina)
Location: Caribbean > Curacao > Nieuwpoort
Price Range: $157 - $441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao 4.5*
Number of rooms: 350
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Odigeo and BookIt.com so you can book your Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa And Marina Hotel
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao staff and other travelers.
94 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (94)

Questions? Get answers from Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Those having issues with walking should insist on being close to the main building. It is a vast property.”
 of 5 bubbles smgold, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“beach view room but it's too humid to hear the waves. The AC is top notch!”
 of 5 bubbles SFSanDiego, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“King size room”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Spend the extra money and get an ocean view as the waters are a rich Caribbean turquoise and worth waking up to each morning. I can assuredly say you will highly enjoy this resort.”
 of 5 bubbles tomeP9395WO, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“If you have mobility problems ask for a room close to the lobby - otherwiise it can be a long walk”
 of 5 bubbles UkGailJ, 3 weeks ago | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay