Elements Restaurant

Bucuti's Elements Restaurant

Our oceanfront Elements restaurant offers diners a memorable culinary experience featuring fresh ingredients and healthy choices in the presence of breathtaking views. The dining experience is an extension of our commitment to a sense of total wellness, providing guests with a beautiful atmosphere and wholesome dinner options, which include: Organic/Natural, Vegetarian/Vegan, Gluten-Free and World Cuisine. The ingredients showcased at Elements have been carefully sourced with menu options that include certified organic selections, natural products, fresh fish and pasture-fed cattle. Please click here to view our dinner menu.

Each morning guests can begin their day with an extensive complimentary American buffet breakfast  either outside on the oceanfront deck or indoors with spectacular beach views.  Guests can enjoy lunch at the restaurant or by ordering through our signature red flag beach service.  

Private candlelit dinner on the beach and an eclectic wine list are also available.

Elements Hours: Daily Breakfast 7:00 am to 11:00 am; Lunch 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm; Dinner 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm.

For Reservations, please contact our Concierge team at ext 112 or email: concierge@bucuti.com

We have eliminated the mandatory service charge on dining and bar bills at Elements and SandBar in an effort to improve service.  We encourage tipping for excellent service received (15-20% is customary). 


Let our expert bartenders mix you a delicious, refreshing tropical drink. SandBar is Bucuti’s open-air bar on the beach.  Happy Hour daily from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, and live steel band music from 5:00 - 7:00 pm and 9:00 – 11:00 pm, exclusively available to our resort guests and their visiting friends. Take a look at our cocktail menu (effective April 1, 2015) here.

SandBar Hours: 11:00 am to 12 midnight

Romantic Dining  Romantic dinner on Bucuti's beach

An intimate, romantic experience as your own personal waiter provides attentive, solicitous service under a private cabana on the beach apart from the dining terrace. Bucuti’s powder white beach, the swaying palms and flickering torch lights ensure that magic is in the air. Choose from a specially designed menu for two. Reservations must be made in advance as only four cabanas are available, with two seatings per night. The price is $184 per couple (plus tax). The Romantic Dinner includes complimentary wine or champagne, appetizer, entrée, dessert and tea, coffee or espresso.

Sunset Seating: 6:00 pm

Moonlight Seating: 8:30 pm

Reservations are required via our Concierge team.  Ext 112 or concierge@bucuti.com


Carte Blanche

Carte Blanche Dining

Carte Blanche is a restaurant for foodies, people who are open-minded and enjoy an exquisite fine-dining experience, without limitations.

The highlight is Owner/Chef Dennis van Daatselaar cooking a 5-course “Carte Blanche” (chef's surprise) dinner right in front of you. 

Alongside the chef is Maitre d' Glen Bonset, pairing wines and mixing premium drinks. The restaurant features a 14-seat elegant bar where guests are seated in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere.

Carte Blanche Restaurant maintains a limited availability of 16 seats per evening to ensure exclusivity of your dining experience, and diners reserve months in advance. 

For reservations, please visit: carteblanchearuba.com.  Only online reservations are accepted and months in advance is recommended.

Seating at 7pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays
No children under 18 years of age
No parties over 4 diners

All reservations need to be reconfirmed personally by phone (+297) 586-3339 at least 24 hours before the reservation date.

A waiting list is maintained for the days the seats are fully booked, please email info@carteblanchearuba.com, if you wish to be on the waiting list for a certain day.


Tara Lounge

Breakfast in the Tara Lounge

Welcoming and comfortable, the Tara Lounge is adjacent to the air-conditioned reception area. In the mornings, guests can take advantage of our full American breakfast that includes eggs and omelets, bacon, pancakes, sausage and French toast, in addition to our extensive cold buffet which offers fresh fruit, yogurts, cereals, freshly baked breads and Danishes, cheeses, sliced meats and vegetables, coffee, tea and espresso.

Hours: Breakfast is served from 7:00  - 10:00 am in the Tara Lounge (as well as from 7:00 -11:00 am at our beachfront restaurant), and the lounge is open for guests to enjoy for the remainder of the day.