Airport Code: AUA
Hotel shuttle buses are not permitted to wait for guests at the airport arrival hall therefore, we are not able to provide hotel transport. The following are transportation options:
VIP arrival with escort through customs and immigration. Don't wait in lines, your escort will take you through the process to your waiting black car. Ask us for more information.
A taxi is the most convenient transportation to Bucuti. The rate starts from $25 USD depending on the number of persons and bags as well as the day and time of service. 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:
We have two options:
Via Downtown: Go West on the 1A boulevard road towards Oranjestad and the hotels area. Two miles past Oranjestad take the roundabout to a left turn towards the "Low Rise Area". The right at end of road until you reach the Bucuti & Tara hotel parking lot. The Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is located behind the Alhambra Casino on Eagle Beach.
Via Watty Vos Blvd: This route avoids downtown traffic is less scenic but is normally quicker. Head straight out of the airport onto Watty Vos Blvd. Follow Watty Vos Blvd north which turns into Caya di Pos on a roundabout as you drive towards J. E. Irausquin Blvd. Continue north (right) onto J.E. Irausquin Blvd, we are at the end of the road on the right, #55-B.
BUCUTI TO DOWNTOWN
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.
BUCUTI TO HIGH RISE HOTELS AREA
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.
BUCUTI TO DE PALM PIER
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.
BUCUTI TO RED SAIL SPORTS PIER
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.
BUCUTI TO DE PELICAN PIER
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
-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.