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Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

Skip the big hotels and the crowed beaches. We stayed at Bucuti and Tara for our honeymoon in July. It was amazing! The staff is awesome, friendly, helpful, not in your face all the time. The beach is perfect, the best beach and hotel I have been to in the Caribbean . The sand is clean &soft , the waves are not rough , you can swim right of the beach. The Hotel is on Eagle beach which is by far the best beach. We went to Palm Beach for the day where the big hotels are and we couldn't wait to get back to our little piece of heaven! Palm beach is wall to wall people, the beaches are dirty and everyone wants you to take their tour. Whether you want just a relaxing weekend or a romantic vacation this is the place to stay. The breakfast every morning was delicious. They even have movie night on the beach they give you your own lounge chair and blanket and popcorn. The rooms are great, we stayed on the Tara side and the view of the beach and sea every morning was breathtaking. You can sit on the beach and watch the beautiful sunset every night, no need to go any where else. We would go back here anytime!
Thank you for an amazing honeymoon!!

Room Tip: We were on second floor of Tara side with sea view, very quiet !
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  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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ewaldbiemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

“You must stay here!” Is what Karen's review said - we love it!
thank you for your kind word - we hope to serve you again soon.
Masha Danki
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

My new husband and I spent our honeymoon and his birthday at Bucuti. We could not have had a better time. The resort is beautiful, and our ocean view from the Tara Suite was spectacular. Not only is the resort amazing, but the staff make it so much better. A special thanks to Margarita making the best breakfast, to Jessica's big smile with each drink she made. You ladies ROCK!!!! Also a big shout out to Frank, who greeted us daily with a "Welcome Home". We will most definitely be returning.
Thanks for everything!!!

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank MitchelHills
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ewaldbiemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

A happy honeymoon forever and a belated happy Birthday to your Husband - i hope we helped celebrate the occasions while you were here.
Jessica, Margarita, Frank and all of us here thank you for your wonderful words / compliments.
WE certainly hope to serve you again some time soon....
Masha Danki!
Ewald Biemans
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

By far one of my favorite places in Aruba! Great staff! We stayed here twice. Peaceful and beautiful! Walking right out to the beach was the best. Rooms were comfortable and cool. Enjoyed the live music during happy hour. Pool was nice but mostly used the beach.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank turtle25
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ewaldbiemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

We truly appreciate your concise review - short and sweet. Masha Danki!
We hope to serve you again soon ....
Ewald Biemans
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is are 5th time back and the first time at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. With Rochelle's help at the front desk she made it possible for us to stay here. We checked out many reviews and had to stay at Bucuti and we will return. I could go on and on but you come and stay here and you will return too. The beach is so big, peacefully and eagle beach has the best sand on the island no rocks on the beach or in the water. Having back problems this resort also has the best beds anywhere, with the help of Deborah Dintelman the resort manager I will be able to by one only 10 miles from my home back in Pa.

It's 5 star in my book. Book early this resort its always full.

Room Tip: Ask for ocean view on the 2nd or 3rd floor
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  • Stayed: August 2014, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank Gene H H
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ewaldbiemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

Greetings
I thank you, Rochelle and Deborah for getting you to stay with us and enjoy our hospitality - we are so glad you gave us this opportunity and thank you for your wonderful review.
Masha Danki,
Ewald Biemans
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is our 4th straight year at Bucuti and we will not stay anywhere else in Aruba. The staff is just the best and provide the highest level of service. We love that the resort is small and adults only. We love how the beach is not crowded and we get great service on the beach. Elements is an awesome addition with great food for lunch and dinner. It's just the best experience we have had in the Caribbean.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank DonTucker
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ewaldbiemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

“Best Resort in the Caribbean!” you said, top romantic resort Caribbean by Conde Nast Traveler readers and Number One Resort, here on TripAdvisor, for so many years makes us proud and we thank you - masha danki! We shall keep on trying .....
We hope to serve you again too.
Te Aworo - until later, as we say in Papiamento....
Ewald Biemans
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I just returned from our 3rd stay at the Bucuti & Tara. Since our first stay in 2012, they have made many wonderful upgrades to the resort that have made a fabulous resort even better, including the fitness center and new Elements restaurant. The staff is all wonderful and they go out of there way to make you feel welcome, I really feel like i'm home when I return each year. From the chilled towels they pass out each day to cool you off at the beach, to the "we're glad you're back" sign on your door, they really know what true customer service is all about. The beach is so beautiful with comfortable chairs with cushions and no problem getting chairs each day. Eagle Beach is so calm and beautiful. We walk everyday along the beach for about 1 hour, and it never gets boring. The pool area is very quite and relaxing if you need a break from the sand and sea. The breakfast that is included is great. Many choices. The Sand bar staff is fantastic. They make you feel welcome and know how to make a delicious drink. We stay in the Tara Suites and love the ocean front accommodations. The Aruba Aloe bath products are amazing. We were told they will be upgrading the Tara wing bathroom this year, as they have just renovated the Bucuti wing.

If you are looking for a relaxing, quite, adults only resort, this is the place for you. The quality of service and amenities keeps us coming back each year. We love the quietness of the low rise area. Still plenty of restaurants to go to in walking distance from resort. Especially Pizza Bob's right across the street. A nice change of pace from eating a lot of fancy meals.

I'm always sad when I have to leave, but I know I will be back. People often ask why we go to the same place each year, why not try something new. My response is when you find a place like the Bucuti, there is no reason to look anywhere else. I don't think I'd find anything that compares to the tranquility and service found here. If you plan a stay here, you will not be disappointed.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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ewaldbiemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2014

Third time is the charm ! Or so it is said. We hope to serve you during your forth visit and thank you for your high compliments. We promise to continue the upkeep of our resort to make sure you enjoy our place once again.
From Management and Associates a Masha Danki.....
Ewald BIemans
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

My fiance (now wife) and I had a tough time deciding where to stay for our honeymoon. We wanted everything to be perfect. We were referred to this place by a friend that had come recently for her honeymoon. I have to say that this was as close to perfect as I could imagine.

We'd never been to Aruba before, but had heard good things. The hotel was very nice. Our room was recently renovated, the guy said it was done just a few weeks prior to our stay. Everything was clean and well kept. The staff was super friendly and knowledgeable.

The resort is in the "low rise" section of the island. Which meant it was not quite as busy as the high rise area. It was peaceful and romantic. Adults only which was quite nice.

Shoutout to Frank working the front door for always going out of his way to greet you and make you feel at home.

Free Wifi in the room, which we tried not to take advantage of too much because we wanted to enjoy each other and Aruba, not spend our time playing with our iPad and iPhones.

The restaurants at the resort seemed to be good. We only ate at Elements and it was delicious. We stuck to the Tara building for breakfast most days (liked the setup better) and the woman working in there was also very nice. The breakfast was a good mix of fresh fruit, some warm stuff and cold stuff. Loved the coffee/espresso machine.

We booked the honeymoon package and stayed in a Superior Room. The honeymoon package seemed to be worth the cost. It included a sunset cruise, romantic dinner on the beach and bottle of champagne in our room upon arrival.

Overall, we are completely happy with our choice to stay at Bucuti. We are recommending the place to everyone and will most definitely be staying here the next time we go to Aruba.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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ewaldbiemans, Owner at Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2014

Frank our official greeter and the entire crew thank you for your kind words - we are so glad we contributed to a perfect and unforgettable honeymoon.
We do hope to be able to serve you again soon.
Best wishes for much, much happiness!
Ewald Biemans

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Address: L.G. Smith Boulevard 55 B, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
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Location: Caribbean > Aruba > Palm - Eagle Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#1 Luxury Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#2 Family Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
#4 Business Hotel in Palm - Eagle Beach
Price Range: $331 - $700 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba 4*
Number of rooms: 104
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This adults-only, romantic resort, located on Aruba's spacious and beautiful Eagle Beach, is award-winning and owner-operated. The 4-star and 4-diamond resort receives high satisfaction ratings and recognition that includes #1 Hotel for Romance in the Caribbean 2017, Top 3 Beach Destinations in the World, Conde Nast Gold List, and Green Globe High Achievement Award. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is eco-friendly and offers a tranquil boutique experience with friendly service. The intimate atmosphere is exclusive and relaxing to couples seeking tranquility and romantic experiences. No groups and no all-inclusive packages available. Two top restaurants available on property and romantic beach dining. Breakfast is free daily.Resort's website offers you the Best Available Rate including all taxes and fees, free breakfast and free WiFi. (Not all-inclusive) ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resorts Aruba Hotel Palm/Eagle Beach
Bucuti And Tara Beach Resorts Aruba
Bucuti Beach Hotel
Golden Tulip Palm Eagle Beach
Golden Tulip Oranjestad
Aruba Bucuti Resort
Bucuti Beach Resort Aruba
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba Palm - Eagle Beach

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