Our oceanfront Elements restaurant offers diners a memorable culinary experience featuring fresh ingredients and healthy European portions in the presence of breathtaking views. An extension of our commitment to a sense of total wellness, Elements offers guests both a beautiful atmosphere and the best in European and Caribbean cuisine.  The chef also specializes Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten-Free dining. 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 note that cash is not accepted. All major credit cards are accepted. Tables of 2 and 4 only (no groups).

Romantic dinner in a private palapa on the beach and an eclectic wine list are also available. 


  • Breakfast7:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Lunch12:00 noon to 5:00 pm
  • Dinner6:00 pm to 10:30 pm

For Menus, please visit: www.elementsaruba.com/menu

For Reservations, please visit:  elementsaruba.com/reservations

Dress Code: Shirts and shoes required.  No tank tops in evenings.  Smart Casual.   

No automatic service charge is added to the bill. We encourage tipping for excellent service received (15-20% is customary).

An intimate, romantic experience as your waiter provides attentive, solicitous service under a private cabana on the beach with fabulous ocean view and a romantic sunset or moonlit ambiance. Bucuti’s powder white beach, the swaying palms and subtle candle lighting ensure that magic is in the air.

Reservations must be made in advance as only four cabanas are available, with two seatings per night. The price is $190.44 per couple (incl taxes). The Romantic Dinner includes complimentary wine or champagne, choice of appetizer, main course, dessert and tea, coffee or espresso.

  • Sunset Seating: 6:00 pm
  • Moonlight Seating: 8:30 pm

For menu, please visit: elementsaruba.com/romantic_dinner_menu

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

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort offers its resort guests a complimentary Full American Breakfast Buffet daily at our beachfront Elements Restaurant or in Tara Lounge. You will enjoy cooked-to-order eggs and omelets, bacon, pancakes, sausage and French toast, in addition to our extensive cold buffet offering fresh fruit, yogurts, cereals, freshly baked breads and Danish, cheeses, sliced meats, sliced vegetables, coffee, tea and espresso coffees.
Purchase a Dine Around Plan and enjoy a three course dinner in a choice of 20 member restaurants of the Aruba Gastronomic Association for $50.00 per person, per day (inclusive of tax and service charge). 
All-Inclusive program is not available.
When you purchase the Dine Around, you are given prepaid meal coupons (vouchers) upon your arrival at the resort. 
Your voucher is valid for one Appetizer or Soup or Salad, Main Dish, Dessert and Coffee.  Please present your voucher PRIOR to ordering.
Your vouchers are non-refundable and for personal use only (non-transferable to other persons). Please store them and treat them as cash, as they are not replaceable if lost or stolen. It is very important that you sign the voucher prior to giving it to your server.
If you would like to use your (2) vouchers for the Romantic Dinner on our beach, a charge of US$ 90.44 will be added to your bill. For the Romantic Dinner on the beach, reservations are required 24 hours in advance and should be made via the concierge team.
A La Carte Restaurants participating:
  • Cuba’s Cookin’ - Cuban
  • Driftwood - Seafood
  • Elements (Bucuti’s oceanfront restaurant) - World Cuisine
  • Iguana Cantina - Mexican
  • Igauna Joe’s - Mexican
  • Las Ramblas (La Cabana hotel) - Tapas
  • Le Petit Cafe (Playa Linda) - International
  • Matthew’s (International)
  • Mulligan’s (Divi Links) - International
  • Pure Beach (Divi Phoenix) - International
  • Texas de Brazil - Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Water’s Edge (Costa Linda) - International
Special Menu Restaurants participating:
The following restaurants will provide a special three-course dinner menu with appetizer, entree, dessert, coffee or tea (service charge included where applicable).
  • Aqua Grill - Seafood
  • Cafe Piccolo - Italian
  • Chicken & Lobster 
  • The Chop House - Steaks
  • Faro Blanco - Italian
  • Hostaria da Vittorio - Italian
  • Ike’s Bistro - Mediterranean
  • Mexicado - Mexican
  • Papillon - French Caribbean
  • Pure Ocean - international
  • Ruinas del Mar - International
  • Windows on Aruba - International

Let our expert bartenders mix you a delicious, refreshing tropical drink. SandBar is Bucuti’s open-air bar on the beach.
Exclusively available to our resort guests and their visiting friends. 
Dress code: Shirts required day and night. No tank tops in evenings.

SandBar Hours:

  • 11:00 am to 12 midnight

Happy Hours:

  • 4:00 pm to  6:00 pm 
  • 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Musical Entertainment:

  • 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  • 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm



Carte Blanche is a restaurant designed with the epicurean in mind. Aruba’s innovative dining experience, Carte Blanche is a hotly-anticipated dinner reservation for only 16 diners per evening.  

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.  

For reservations, please visit: carteblanchearuba.com. Only online reservations are accepted and reserving 4 months in advance is recommended.

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