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The Coveted Condé Nast Award

The Coveted Condé Nast Award

The Votes Are In!

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, nestled on the pristine shores of Aruba’s award-winning Eagle Beach, has been recognized on the coveted Condé Nast Traveler 2023 Readers' Choice Awards list by our cherished guests and travel experts. We are touched by every guest who voted for us.

But wait, there’s more! We’ve soared up the ranks, leaping an impressive 9 spots to claim the 28th position on the coveted Top 40 Resorts in The Caribbean Islands list.

Aruba Shines Bright

Our island home, Aruba, is basking in its own glory. It clinched a well-deserved spot as one of the Top 20 Caribbean Islands in Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious awards. This year, our island home was also named by Tripadvisor for having the No. 1 Beach in the Caribbean and No. 2 Beach in the World - our very own Eagle Beach. 

Behind the Award

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are more than accolades; they’re love letters from fellow travelers. This year, 526,518 passionate readers shared their journeys across various hospitality realms. Their firsthand accounts echo our commitment to excellence. The annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards recognize the world’s best hotels, airlines, countries, islands, and more. They represent the most beloved and cherished experiences in the travel industry, as voted on by its loyal audience. Condé Nast is one of the world’s most renowned media companies, creating and distributing every type of media today, from print, video and film, digital, audio and social, for more than a century. 

Condé Nast Traveler: A Legacy of Distinction

The 2023 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at cntraveler.com/rca and celebrated in the upcoming November issue.  This new award joins a bevy of accolades for our adults-only resort. Guests and fans of Bucuti & Tara can rest assured that the resort’s vacation experience tops all the best of the best lists. Since the beginning of 2023, Bucuti & Tara is Tripadvisor’s No. 1 Hotel in the Caribbean and No. 18 Hotel in the World out of 1.5 million listings. We've received a Gold Badge from US News & World Report once again and we are a year-over-year winner of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Award of T+L 500. BRIDES named this dreamy hotspot the Best for Romance 2023. Elements restaurant, helmed by Michelin-trained Executive Chef Alexander Powell, just received a Tripadvisor 2023 Travelers’ Choice Award and continued its status with Wine Spectator with a 2023 Award of Excellence. 

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Aruba, continues to elevate travelers’ experiences by becoming the newest member of Regenerative Travel. To qualify, Bucuti & Tara exhibits a mission-driven, independent spirit, honors a sense of place, has an ethos of service, and provides a vacation that meets guests’ values. We kicked off the year as the island’s Energy Globe National Winner. In June, Bucuti & Tara was named the first winner of the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association’s AHATA Impact Award for Environmental Protection while also recertifying as Travelife Gold. Most recently, we celebrated being recertified CarbonNeutral and remaining the Caribbean’s first and only carbon-neutral hotel since 2018.

Awards support our promise to you of a highly personalized, incredibly memorable and relaxing vacation here at Bucuti & Tara.