Welcome to Aruba’s most romantic getaway, the intimate and adults-only (18+) Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. Our guests seek a tranquil and romantic beach vacation and relish the focus on wellness and a relaxing ambiance.  Your Personal Concierge will be happy to assist you with booking a jeep safari tour of Aruba, nearby diving and sailing excursions, horseback riding, golf and so much more. We are adjacent to the Alhambra Casino and a variety of restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

Click here to see a property map for the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort.

Enjoy the following on property amenities:

  • Spacious beach
  • FREE cushioned sunbeds and shade for every guest
  • FREE Full American Breakfast Buffet
  • FREE high-speed WiFi and free use of iPad
  • FREE Parking
  • FREE Self-serve Laundry facilities
  • FREE Movies on the Beach, Under the Stars
  • FREE Wellness Activities 
  • All taxes and fees are included in rate
  • Half Pension - DineAround plan
  • Full time Wellness Specialists  
  • Romance Concierge 
  • Daily "Healthy Hour" at SandBar 
  • Clean air rooms: non smoking, dehumidifiers and air purifiers
  • Non-smoking resort, except in 3 designated outdoor areas 
  • Fresh water infinity pool with salt filter
  • Fitness center
  • Purun Spa
  • Beachfront Elements Restaurant
  • SandBar beach bar and lounge
  • Daily Happy Hours for resort guests
  • Romantic beach dining in private palapa with special menu
  • Dine-Around plan
  • Gift shop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Concierge desk & 24-hour front desk
  • Secure environment with cameras and 24/7 security team
  • Multilingual staff
  • Small pets (under 20 lbs) allowed
  • Handicap facilities
  • LGBTQ-friendly (TAG approved, IGLTA member)

 All-Inclusive program isn’t available at Bucuti and no groups are accommodated to preserve our tranquil atmosphere.

Read all about WHAT WE ARE NOT to help you decide if we are the right destination in Aruba for you!


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Airport Code: AUA

Bucuti does not offer an airport shuttle, as hotel shuttle buses are not permitted to wait for guests at the airport arrival hall. 

A taxi is the most convenient transportation to Bucuti. The rate is $25 USD and there is also a surcharge of $2.00 USD (in addition to the $25) for trips after midnight, on Sundays and during holidays.

The one-way trip from the airport will take about 15 minutes. If you wish to rent a car, we suggest doing so via our resort concierge.  Bucuti offers free parking. 

Directions from Airport:
Go West on the 1A boulevard road towards Oranjestad and the hotels area. Two miles past Oranjestad turn left at the sign "Low Rise Area".  The right at end of road until you reach hotel parking lot.  The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is located behind the Alhambra Casino on Eagle Beach.

Other Directions:

At the Alhambra Casino, turn right to go east. Turn right at the traffic lights. Keep following the road and keep the sea and the docks on your right hand side.

At the Alhambra Casino, turn left to go west. Keep following the road and keep the sea on your left hand side. The first high rise hotel is the Divi Phoenix Resort.

At the Alhambra Casino, turn left to go west. Keep following the road and keep the sea on your left hand side. De Palm Pier is located between the RIU and the Hilton hotels.

At the Alhambra Casino, turn left to go west. Keep following the road and keep the sea on your left hand side. The Red Sail Sports Pier is located between the Hyatt Resort and Barcelo Resort.

Go straight at the crossing at the Alhambra Casino towards the hospital. When you reach the highway 1A turn left. At the first roundabout go straight, you will get a next traffic lights where you also go straight. Another traffic light will come up with the Wendy`s and the McDonalds, go straight again until you drive by the Palm Beach Plaza (shopping mall) on your left. Turn left here and Holiday Inn will come up on your right, where road curves. Holiday Inn has a parking lot and walk through the Holiday Inn to the beach. Pelican Pier is located at the Holiday Inn beach

Aruba Info:
-English is spoken everywhere. Official local language is Papiamento.
-Dollars are accepted in all stores and restaurants on island.  (Our Resort is cash-less).
-When leaving the resort it is advisable to wear a shirt, shorts/skirt/trousers and shoes.  Church dress code on island: no caps, no sleeveless shirts, no short shorts/skirts.