Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba 

Romance and wellbeing on Aruba’s white sands

Set your watch to island time for an adults-only sandy-footed luxe escape.

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort sits on the powder soft sands of award-winning Eagle Beach, consistently voted one of the most beautiful in the world. Everything here is designed for a rest, relax and reset. A powerhouse team of experts offer everything from Pilates Reformer classes to beach bootcamps and mellow is covered too: this is the place to come for poolside siestas, crystal massages, complimentary yoga sessions and rum daiquiris at the sunset-facing restaurant. There are lots of exclusive bookable extras such as renting a vintage VW Beetle, hopping aboard a Sports Cruiser or trying out underwater scooters in the shallows of Boca Catalina Bay.

Why we love Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba

  • You’re on photoshoot-ready Eagle Beach. Dive into crystalline waters and find your Instagram-worthy moment in front of the famous Fofoti trees.

  • Turn the sea into your personal playground with private sailing trips, paddleboarding lessons and sunset cruises.

  • Caters exclusively to adults and doesn’t accept bookings for large groups, making it an ideal destination for honeymooners and couples.

  • Dine under the stars in a candlelit cabana on the beach or settle into a daybed and summon your private butler for Champagne at sunset.

4.5 stars
Nov - Mar
12¼ hours
On the west coast of the island on the white sands of award-winning Eagle Beach, the resort sits between the capital of Aruba, Oranjestad, and the Palm Beach area.
Approx. 15 minutes’ transfer from Aruba airport
Adults Only, Honeymoon

This resort has earned internationally recognised certification that conform to standards set by the Global Sustainable Tourism Council.



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With ocean views to die for, it’s no wonder Elements restaurant has been voted one of the top ten restaurants in the Caribbean. Breakfast, lunch and dinner menus feature locally grown produce, sustainable seafood and vegan choices. The Dine-Around plan gives you the freedom to try local independent restaurants with a hotel voucher, including Italian trattoria Lucca, classic French Papillon and open-flame dining at Texas de Brazil. Day to evening, the resort’s open-air beach bar dishes out snacks, smoothies, mocktails and cocktails with live music in the evenings.

Elements Restaurant
Slink in from the beach for Aruban-style buffet lunches and return for red snapper and spicy shrimp with sunset views. Elements serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with magical views of Eagle Beach and the Caribbean Sea.

Sand Bar
At the open-air beach bar, mixologists shake, stir and serve classic Martinis, ice cold beers, glasses of Bollinger and frozen cocktails alongside a menu of all day bar snacks and a choice of mouthwatering mocktails and vitamin-rich smoothies. Stay for sundowners and enjoy live steel pan music with your sunsets.

Romantic Dinner
Take your pick from a candlelit dinner in a private cabana (sunset and moonlight seatings) on picture-perfect white sands overlooking crystal blue sea or sink into a private daybed on the beach with butler service, Champagne and hors d'oeuvres.

The six-course meal for two in a private cabana on the beach with a choice of a sunset or moonlight seating.

What's included

Breakfast at Elements Restaurant

Upgrade options

Full Board • Breakfast and lunch (voucher) at Elements Restaurant • Dine-around dinner voucher to be used at a selection of Aruba restaurants
Dine Around Dinner • Breakfast at Elements Restaurant • Dine-around dinner voucher to be used at a selection of Aruba restaurants

Bucuti & Tara Resort is a great place to come and reboot and recharge. Not only is there an ultramodern fitness centre and complimentary morning yoga, Pilates and ta-chi, but also a first-class team of experts offering beach bootcamp, personal training, SUP yoga and sound healing. Kick off your shoes and try something new too, whether it’s the Pilates Reformer, anti-gravity yoga sessions or meditation classes taken in floating hammocks. The spa’s two small treatment rooms and beachfront outdoor cabanas come with a menu of island-inspired therapies designed to soothe and spoil.

Bucuti & Tara Resort has been making a positive impact on the planet since first opening in 1987 and is the first resort in the world to receive a perfect 100% score from the Green Globe body of certification. It has achieved Travelife Gold and LEED Gold status and is the only CarbonNeutral® certified hotel in Aruba. The resort is big on solar panelling and recycling and has lots of innovative initiatives in place such as laundry bags made out of old sheets and gym towels crafted from old beach towels. You won’t find any single-use plastic here and you’ll be gifted a reusable water bottle on arrival, with refilling stations on site. Food is locally sourced, leftovers are given to independent farmers and the hotel supports Aruba’s Donkey Sanctuary and giant sea turtle foundation.

Minimum stays apply.

Guests over 18 years are welcome at this resort.

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