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The standard brochure photo The hotel entrance The grounds The grounds 2
Aerial photo Beach view from Costa Linda side Beach from ground level Beach from balcony
The water A beach hut The Pirate's Nest outside deck The Pirate's Nest outside deck 2
At the bar The pool The resort & pool A close-up of the pool
The Pirate's Nest lit up at night A room interior Bucuti's lobby Another room interior
The resort seen from the water

Resort Info

P.O. Box 1299, L. G. Smith Blvd. #55-B
Aruba, Dutch Caribbean
Ph: (297)836141 or 830427 - Fax: (297)825272
Ewald Biemans, owner/manager

The Bucuti Resort is a 3-storey European-style hotel situated on Eagle Beach with the Costa Linda Resort to its north and the Manchebo Resort to its south. Bucuti Beach Resort's 63 spacious well-appointed rooms offer a microwave, mini-bar, refrigerator, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, complimentary in-room safe, large terrace or balcony, cable television, coffee maker and free coffee and tea service, air-conditioning, ceiling fan and king or queen sized beds. Facilities include "The Pirates' Nest" restaurant, a fitness room, business center, mini market and self service laundry on property as valet, dry cleaning and laundry service.

Room Categories

Superior: Partial ocean view with two queen size beds, or one King plus sleep sofa
Deluxe: Ocean view with two queen size bed
Jr. Suite: Ocean view with two queen size beds plus sleep sofa, kitchenette, one bedroom
Bungalow Suite: Ocean view with King bed plus sleep sofa, Studio kitchenette

Children's Rate: First two persons in room regardless of age pay adult rate. Children under the age of 16 are free if sharing the same facilities with parents. No meals included. Maximum two children per room.


Pirate's Nest - Fine dining is offered on the beach in the open air Pirate's Nest Restaurant (includes an outdoor patio). Built as a replica of a 16th century Dutch galleon, the Pirates' Nest offers an extensive American buffet breakfast, soup, salads and sandwiches a la carte lunch menu, fresh seafood and prime steaks for dinner with nightly entertainment and fun-filled theme nights. The Pirate's Nest is open 7 am - 10:30 pm.

Champagne Breakfast Buffet (every day at the Pirate's Nest): Features a bottomless glass of Codorniu Champagne, Smoked Scottish Salmon, Fresh Fresh Tropical Fruit, Yogurts and Cereals, Fresh Baked Breads, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Eggs Cooked to Order, Any Style, Pancakes, Waffles, Banana Fritters, Shrimp Salad, Assorted Cold Cuts, Assorted Pastries, Coffee, Tea, and Much More...
US$11.95 + 15% Service Charge
Open Air Beach Front Dining at the Bucuti Beach Resort

The Pirates' Nest Restaurant will set up a romantic candlelit table under the stars for you, away from the dining room on the sand beach near the ocean, when you reserve the Honeymoon Special Menu ($75 US per couple, includes bottle of wine, see for details), chef will make substitutions when requested.


  • A live steel band at sunset for happy hour sets the mood for theme nights including Pirates' Night, featuring a live limbo show under the stars.
  • Fitness room has Life Cycles, Treadmill, Stairmaster, and Universal Gym.
  • Adjacent to Bucuti's new lobby is a new business center, where guests can make use of a computer, printer, copy machine, fax and e-mail services.
  • The Alhambra Casino and Shopping Bazaar (containing 26 shops) are located directly behind the Bucuti.
  • Vincent, the famous limbo dancer, is there on Sunday nights.
  • Bucuti's pool is relatively small, perhaps 75 X 150 feet. It has no swim up bar, however it is right next to the Pirate's Nest Restaurant and Bar. You can get drinks yourself or they will serve you at the pool. During Happy Hour be sure to ask for "The Arubamama", a special drink available only at the Bucuti and named after Arubamama (aka Karen Booth, the wife of the Aruba Bulletin Board's webmaster, Richard Booth).
  • Happy hour is from 4 - 6 each day; drinks are half price and there are always hor d'oevres brought out each day.
  • At night, for dinner, the waitstaff dresses up in pirate garb.
  • This resort is very quiet, with no watercraft activities going on in front of this area.

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This site went online 1999.
Photos by Patti MacK copyrighted 1999 and may not be used without permission.


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