Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort
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Regenerative Hotel

Bon dia, our native Papiamento for "warm greetings," from Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, Aruba! 

Thank you for this opportunity to submit our nomination for Ewald Biemans for a Regenerative Travel Impact Award. 

Here, please find content and information, all in one location, to provide supporting details relevant to our award submission.

We welcome your questions!

Masha Danki, Many Thanks,

Amy Kerr
Revel Concepts PR

Melissa Alonzo
Director Sales and Marketing
Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort

+1 239 214 2474
+297 593 6380

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Published Articles & Press Releases


Discover this collection of media coverage along with media releases highlighting Bucuti & Tara's sustainability and overall resort success.

Highlights include coverage in top media outlets, niche publications, and beyond.

Biography: Ewald Biemans


Bucuti & Tara Owner/CEO Ewald Biemans created the adults-only beach resort in 1987 and has since achieved both 97% average year-round occupancy as well as CarbonNeutral(R) certification since 2018. 

Biemans continues proving that operating sustainability is not a sacrifice to the customer experience, satisfaction, and profitability, rather, this enhances it. 

Read Biography.

Photo & Video 

We have created video content that promotes sustainable travel:

This first video is what guests see when they turn on their TV each time, it is a 6 minute loop about our sustainability program:


The following are videos that help promote from a sales standpoint, sustainable travelers to our resort:

This video is the background presentation given at COP26 where we were awarded by the United Nations and where Ewald Biemans was a panelist.

Awards & Accolades

Bucuti & Tara has achieved all the top awards for sustainability in the hospitality industry.

When it comes to the quality of experience, Bucuti & Tara is one of the Top 25 hotels in the World as one of 5 reader's choice awards in 2023 with TripAdvisor. Read also about iconic travel organizations such as Conde Nast and Travel + Leisure who list Bucuti & Tara as their best in the Caribbean. View our Award Page.

Aruba's first and only Certified Carbon Neutral Resort: Program 

Preserving our environment and culture for future generations has been a lifelong passion and priority of owner Ewald Biemans who led the resort through multiple, globally recognized, environmental certifications and awards prior to achieving Carbon Neutral certification since 2018. 

Biemans is currently leading the way for the resort to become Carbon Negative.  Click here for more information

Sustainability Presentation 

This presentation gives a visual tour of our resort from a sustainability point of view 

Click HERE for the presentation

Aruba Aloe

We proudly incorporate locally produced Aruba Aloe products purchased in bulk and distributed in dispensers for shampoo, lotions, and conditioners in our guest rooms. Known as the best quality aloe in the world, we also give Aruba Aloe as guest gifts and amenities.

For more information about the Aruba Aloe plantation and manufacturing plant: https://arubaaloe.com/pages/our-story

Environmentally Focused Content

Our Adults-only resort located on the wide open space of award-winning Eagle Beach focuses on providing the best experience for couples on honeymoon, anniversary, or romantic getaway.  For years we are named #1 for Romance in the Caribbean and top 10 in the world for romance with Tripadvisor's Best of the Best traveler's choice awards and the top 25 list in the Caribbean with Condé Nast, Travel + Leisure, Forbes, and several more iconic expert travel organizations.

Both our romance and wellness experiences are curated for our guests prior to their arrival.  Our concierge team learns about guests' preferences after booking and offers unique experiences for guests to enjoy in the form of itineraries and recommendations of off-the-beaten-track, sustainable and transformational adventures.