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Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 27 December 2014

We are travelling a lot for business and leisure and see a lot of 4 and 5 stars hotels. This hotel is one of the best and we enjoyed our stay here very much. We were very sad when we had to leave after 11,days. The service was great but of course not perfect, when there was something not to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 24 December 2014

We reserved an ocean view room. We got in late at night and we were given a room at the very end of the hotel. When we woke up we discovered our room actually looked out over the lagoon/private beach. I will attach a picture. We asked about moving but we were told there really aren't any ocean view rooms.... More 

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Tobago
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74 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2014

I enjoyed my stay at this resort. My room was fantastic with a large bed, balcony, refrigerator and other facilities right in the room. I was on the all-inclusive package and there were always options available. I must say my favourite was Splash (fantastic workers there, Andre, Marvin & Rolly), followed by Medi (hats off to Cheska for the wonderful... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

I stayed here in April of 2014. Everything was perfect! The room was beautiful, food was good. The Gelato shop is so good! A great place for golf lovers! It is a bit far out, but worth it. I would recommend getting the all inclusive, as you are a bit far out.. so unless you want to drive to a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

Probably the best hotel in Curacao. 350 rooms in a low-rise setting. An excellent hotel without being opulent. Great service. Superb private beach. If you're thinking of a choice between this and Jan Thiel beach, choose this one. Golf course to take your breath away - literally if you don' t take a buggy. If you don't lose a ball... More 

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Reviewed 19 December 2014

Me and my husband stayed here on our honeymoon and we had such a wonderful time. All we wanted to do was sunbathe, relax, swim, eat and drink which is what we did! The staff were all so friendly and helpful. The hotel offered a good selection of food and drink, entertainment by the beach including a BBQ and dancing,... More 

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Metz, France
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Reviewed 19 December 2014

The Santa Barbara Resort is excellent for families with younger kids and couples to really relax and to enjoy the seaside the tranquility of a professionally managed resort. The breakfast is great, service very friendly and helpful. The distance to the major city Willemstad is not a real disadvantage, after a day trip to the city you have seen everything... More 

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Calgary
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Reviewed 18 December 2014

We had a fabulous week in Curacao the first week of December. The resort is beautiful with an amazing location, protected beach and nice rooms. We loved the beds, some of the most comfortable hotel beds we've slept on. Air conditioning worked well and totally enjoyed walking out of our room onto the beach. Staff was friendly and professional, shout... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 18 December 2014

Spent 5 days at santa barbara resort.Was very happy with our choice.Our trip to curacao would have been better if we did not had leave the resort.I traveled with my husband and my 1 yr old son.the resort does not have kids entertainment But having a pool and a place to practice first steps was good enough for us.Loved the... More 

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Calgary
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Reviewed 15 December 2014

We went in early December for two weeks. Because of past reviews, we decided to do all inclusive which we were very happy about! This is mostly because we ate at the Shore Restaurant for 12 of the 14 nights and wouldn't have missed one of them (it would be pretty pricey to pay as you go). It is awesome.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort captures natural Caribbean charm and delivers it with an international elegance and sophistication. Just 35 miles from Aruba and served by a modern international airport, escape to paradise and embrace Curacao’s magical sea, sky and sun on 27 acres of rare natural preserve. At the same time, feel that every need is provided for, with exceptional service and refinement. Enjoy superior amenities like the Pete Dye designed golf course, a luxurious spa, resort pools with Caribbean views, an alluring white sand beach with a swimming lagoon, and sophisticated dining. Relax with the rare luxury of privacy on a secluded island within an island sequestered from the hustle and bustle of town center, and explore unlimited diving, snorkeling, boating and geo adventure right outside your door. Whether you are seeking an intimate retreat, or a lively and invigorating amenity-filled vacation, the resort creates a truly magnificent opportunity to experience the best of both worlds, and create your own. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao

Address: Santa Barbara Plantation | Porta Blancu, Nieuwpoort, Curacao (Formerly Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa and Marina)
Region: Caribbean > Curacao > Nieuwpoort
Price Range: $210 - $597 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, Curacao 4.5*
Number of rooms: 350
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Hyatt Regency Curacao Golf Resort, Spa And Marina Hotel
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“Those having issues with walking should insist on being close to the main building. It is a vast property.”
 of 5 bubbles smgold, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“beach view room but it's too humid to hear the waves. The AC is top notch!”
 of 5 bubbles SFSanDiego, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“King size room”
 of 5 bubbles , 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Spend the extra money and get an ocean view as the waters are a rich Caribbean turquoise and worth waking up to each morning. I can assuredly say you will highly enjoy this resort.”
 of 5 bubbles tomeP9395WO, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have mobility problems ask for a room close to the lobby - otherwiise it can be a long walk”
 of 5 bubbles UkGailJ, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
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