Bucuti & Tara

The Ultimate Guide Of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort; Everything You Need To Know Before Your Visit

Check out Bucuti & Tara's Beach Resort ultimate guide so you learn everything you need to know before traveling to this incredible Caribbean island.

Are you ready to have the perfect beach vacation in one of the most beautiful and exclusive resorts in the Caribbean? Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort located in Aruba has it all, breathtaking location, tranquil setting, and outstanding personalized service. This resort will make you have the perfect vacation with your couple and celebrate your love for one another. We will provide you with a full detailed guide of things you MUST do while staying in the resort so you enjoy the full Bucuti & Tara experience.  


About The Resort

Welcome to Aruba’s most romantic getaway, the intimate and adults-only Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. Where guests seek a tranquil and romantic beach vacation and relish the focus on wellness and a relaxing ambiance.  As a guest here your Personal Concierge will be happy to assist you with booking a wide range of experiences close by.  Discover the island via jeep safari, behold the underwater world with nearby diving or snorkeling, sail the stunning, clear turquoise sea or choose from an abundant menu of cultural, romantic, recreational, or scenic options.  Bucuti & Tara is perfectly located, between downtown Oranjestad and the Palm Beach area, adjacent to the Alhambra Casino and a variety of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. 



Bucuti & Tara offers delicious dining options where an aromatic Espresso can be enjoyed in their open-air Elements restaurant with unlimited bountiful options served to you with health and safety in mind. Lunch at your reclining lounge on the beach and savor a fresh, crisp salad or Mahi Mahi sandwich.  Savor Aruba’s stunning sunsets during a romantic evening for two in a private cabana or an open-air deck. Treat your Senses in their Chef's Table where foodies delight in a 5-8 course meal, each paired with a wine chosen by your Sommelier.  Enjoy creative and delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes from a dedicated, full menu.


  • Elements Restaurant

Elements Restaurant, acclaimed by TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice Awards as one of the top 10 fine dining restaurants in the Caribbean, honored with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, and named USA Today's #1 restaurant in the Caribbean, offers an unforgettable culinary experience in a spectacular oceanfront setting. Elements’ globally-inspired fare highlights natural, organic ingredients in European-style portions that are well-balanced for healthier living.  From sustainable seafood to natural meats and locally grown produce, the menu is sourced with care and includes dishes to also impress vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free guests. 


  • Romantic Dining

Have an intimate, romantic experience as your waiter provides attentive, caring service under a private cabana on the beach with a 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 $195.74 per couple (incl taxes). The Romantic Dinner includes complimentary wine or champagne, choice of appetizer, main course, dessert and tea, coffee or espresso.


  • SandBar

Let Bucuti’s expert bartenders mix you a delicious, refreshing tropical drink. SandBar is Bucuti’s open-air bar on the beach. To dedicate their attention and service to their guests, the SandBar is exclusively available to resort guests and their visiting friends.


  • Senses Chef’s Table

If you’re looking for a fancier experience you can’t miss the Senses Chef’s Table, an eight-course meal paired with hand-selected wines. Everything you see, smell, taste, hear and touch will be of the highest quality. The cuisine at SENSES emerges from a solid foundation of classic French techniques enhanced by Dutch, Norwegian, and Indonesian influences in an innovative approach that transforms classic dishes into new creations that surprise and delight the palates of its guests. 



Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort offers a full-fledged wellness program, designed to help guests stay healthy, fit, and feeling their best during their time in Aruba and beyond. Led by certified wellness specialists, the program provides guests with tailor-made programs and free activities to support their individual wellness goals in four areas – Nutrition, Fitness, Mental wellbeing, and mindfulness. Some of the offerings they have to include the following:

  • Wellness Specialists are exclusively dedicated to assisting you with your tailor-made wellness program, including special dietary needs or fitness goals.   
  • Daily Healthy Hour (half price for nutritional smoothies and mocktails - 3 pm at SandBar. 
  • Healing qualities of the clear-blue Caribbean sea.
  • Purun Spa, offers an array of treatments with natural products to achieve absolute wellness, and balance mind, body, and spirit.
  • Custom itineraries for fitness activities or mindfulness, such as hikes in nature, meditation, fitness trainers, pilates, yoga classes, and more.



Bucuti & Tara offers a wide range of activities that include water or land excursions, sailing, private tours, jeep and bus tours, horseback riding, scuba diving, art, culture, museums, golf, and many others. You even have the option to choose curated wellness activities that include the following options: 

  • Make Your own Aloe Scrub

During this 30 to 45 minute experience, an expert will demonstrate how to cut an Aloe leaf and give you information about the benefits of the plant as well as the importance Aloe Vera has had throughout history and specifically for Aruba. You will have the opportunity to make your own personal scrub that will boost the well-being of your skin and take a one-of-a-kind souvenir back home. 


  • Full Moon Yoga on the Beach

Every month Bucuti & Tara celebrates the mysterious and powerful energy of the full moon on the beach in front of the Resort, in a ceremony filled with intention and healing, meditation, dance, and soft drums. Come and join them for a special healing moon reconnection at the beach!


  • Nature Hike & Ocean Snorkel

Hike your way up to the highest point of Aruba, the Jamanota mountain, and enjoy the gorgeous panoramic scenery this offers. After the 2-mile hike, cool off in the ocean, with a drift snorkel over a coral reef - float, breathe, and enjoy the view. Follow that with 45 min of free time to sunbathe or enjoy more snorkeling at the site of Aruba’s healthiest reef and quiet, nature beach.


Romance at Bucuti & Tara

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort, with its idyllic location on Eagle Beach and stunning sunsets, has long been renowned for intimacy and romance.  So much so that TripAdvisor has named Bucuti the #1 Hotel for Romance in the Caribbean since 2005 and within the top 10 Hotel for Romance in the World several times over the past decade. Enjoy a luxury vacation in an intimate Adults-Only environment at Aruba’s top resort.  Here you’ll find an unforgettable getaway as a couple, whether newly engaged, on your honeymoon or celebrating a milestone anniversary, your birthday or simply enjoying each other’s company with no distractions. 

  • Romance Concierges can assist you in curating an itinerary for you while you stay in the resort and throughout their One Happy Island of Aruba to create a memorable honeymoon or romantic vacation.  Your concierge will help organize your transportation, dining, excursions and answer all the questions you have about your destination.  
  • Ask for the ’must do’ experiences including ’Honeymoon like a celebrity arrival".
  • Couples can enjoy a live-stream micro wedding for two or max four people on their beach.  Choose a legal marriage or ceremony only or both!
  • Sign up for a Honeymoon Registry
  • Bucuti & Tara is a proud LGBTQ -friendly and TAG-approved member of IGLTA.


So what are you waiting for? If you’re looking to have the perfect romantic getaway Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is the perfect place for you. Enjoy all of Bucuti’s activities and experiences and you renew your love with your special someone. We hope this ultimate Bucuti & Tara guide will help you have your dream vacation on the island of your dreams. 

This eco-luxury dream resort is part of our curated collection,  Eco Hotels & Resorts. If you want to learn more and make a reservation you can book through our site www.ecohotelsandresorts.com

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