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  • It's in Aruba
  • All-Inclusive
  • Beach
  • Golf
  • Multi-room hotel
  • Pool
  • Scuba diving
  • Spa

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Barceló Aruba

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Barceló Aruba

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The Barceló Aruba***** (5-star) hotel (belonging to the Barceló Hotel Group and formerly the Occidental Grand Aruba) transports its guests to a unique beachfront experience in Palm Beach, on the Caribbean island of Aruba. It stands out for its spectacular sports and leisure activities available to guests that are closely linked to the delightful beach where the hotel stands.

Guests can watch truly idyllic sunrises and sunsets from its 373 rooms, which all feature a balcony.

This resort provides the opportunity to enjoy maximum relaxation, whether that be a refreshing dip in its spectacular swimming pool or sunbathing in the stunning gardens. It also offers exciting sporting activities, with tennis courts, supervised activities and a variety of water sports on the beach, such as snorkeling, diving and beach volleyball.

The hotel’s rich and varied culinary offering will satisfy the most demanding palates with international dishes, buffets, à la carte menus, and aperitifs, served in its 6 restaurants and 3 bars. Leisure and evening entertainment also take priority, from the fabulous casino to the DJ sessions.

The Barceló Aruba is a stunning all inclusive resort that also contains a boutique hotel, the Royal Level Barceló Aruba, which offers all the luxury and sophistication you could wish for, with unique and exclusive services. Paradise during any season of the year.

Google Reviews

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Review date:   April 12, 2018 4:13PM
Review:   Great hotel, great stay, amazing staff awesome food, it is worth the price. Ask for the ocean view! Worth it! Cant stop talking about the buffet, great selection of surf and turf. Best hotel bar so far with a wide variety of mix drinks and cocktails. ALL INCLUSIVE + Quick note: allot of big iguanas, friendly, id avoid the pool/waterfall area of not an lizard fan. Than again its Aruba baby!
Author:   Danem Did it
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   April 18, 2018 2:52AM
Review:   Lounge could have quieter lounge music for conversations in the evening. Restaurants are excellent, except for a strange lack of ketchup at the buffet. Only issues I experienced tho, friendly service everywhere and got my money's worth out of that vacation!
Author:   Bob Sutherland
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   March 2, 2018 3:01AM
Review:   Very nice rooms, friendly people and decent food. But even though the staff was friendly they seemed to be in no great hurry. Bartenders were slow, and disinterested even for decent tips. We also had issue during check-in we arrived in our room to find it clean and almost ready. We had no towels and even though we requested towels at 3pm, when we returned to the room after dinner we only had bath towels. No wash cloths or hand towels. We had to call down twice more until they showed up almost an hour later.
Author:   Bryan Diana
Rating (out of 3 stars):  

Review date:   February 10, 2018 12:46PM
Review:   Beautiful beach! Hotel staff is unorganized yet friendly. You have to fight for shaded chairs. You can only make 2 dinning reservations per stay. Rooms are nice. Entertainment is what you might expect but nice to have something to do after dinner. Wait service good some excellent.
Author:   Dr. Mark Dailey
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Review date:   April 18, 2018 2:17PM
Review:   Great location, excellent amenities, all-inclusive resort. While a lot of buffets, good food. Ready for an update though in several of the restaurants. Able to handle large crowds.
Author:   John Custy
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