Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort
Porta Blancu, Niewpoort
Curcao, Dutch Caribbean

Distance from hotel to Willemstad, 17 minutes. Distance from hotel to Hato International Airport (CUR), 11 miles (18 kms).  

Experience uncompromising service, superlative views and premier amenities at this luxurious Curacao beach resort. Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort Curacao is a full-service Dutch Caribbean island resort, perfectly situated on 27 acres of pristine property between the Caribbean Sea and Spanish Water Bay. The resort is part of the Caribbean trio universally referred to as the ABC Islands, Curacao is located only 35 miles from both Aruba and Venezuela.  

Dine with the Caribbean Sea as your backdrop on the open-air terrace, watch as deft hands create delectable dishes in the open-air kitchen at MEDI, or relax poolside at SWIM while the attentive staff brings you your order. Each of the three exciting restaurants serves indigenous menu creations that focus on the freshest seafood and farm-to- table ingredients. Recreation options abound, including the 4,500 square foot Atabei Spa, a full service salon, 24 hour fitness center, three pools, four tennis courts and an 18-hole championship golf course.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations (350)
  • Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests (13)
  • Activities
  • Activities Desk
  • Aerobics (aqua)
  • Ballroom (2)
  • Banquet Room (2)
  • Barber Shop ($)
  • Bars (4)
  • Beach (nearby) (2)
  • Beach (onsite)
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Bicycle Rentals ($)
  • Boat Rentals ($)
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Center
  • Business Services ($)
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Casino (nearby) (2) ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Camp
  • Coffee Shop
  • Concierge
  • Conference Rooms (3)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dive Center
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Elevators (4)
  • Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Fitness Center
  • Floors (4)
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf (onsite)
  • Health Club
  • Ice Machines (12)
  • Internet Access (high speed, wireless)
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Lounges (4)
  • Meeting Rooms (3)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Newsstand ($)
  • Parking
  • Parking (valet)
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool (outdoor) (3)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Porters
  • Putting Green
  • Restaurants (4)
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (front desk)
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Snack Bar
  • Spa ($)
  • Suites (15)
  • Sundries Shop
  • Taxi Stand
  • Tennis Courts (lighted) (4)
  • Tennis Instructor ($)
  • Tour Desk
  • Tours & Excursions ($)
  • Towels (beach/pool)
  • Trail (hiking)
  • Trail/Track (jogging)
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (motorized)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Site
Babysitting is available at an additional cost (per hour), with a minimum of 3 hours. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Family Friendly, Golf, Honeymoon, Pet Friendly, Romance, Dive, Wedding, Alternative Lifestyles (Gay/Lesbian), Beach, Business and Spa.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 4:00 pm Check-out-time: 11:00 am  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• 2017:  

• Effective dates: 01/04/17-01/03/18  

• Children under 18 years old stay free on the European Plan (EP) sharing with parents, using existing bedding.  

• Ages 3 to 12 years old pays the child rate on the All Inclusive Plan (AI).  

• Children 13 and over are charged as adults on the All Inclusive Plan (AI).  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2017:  

• Resort View King - 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child.  

• Resort View Double - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Partial Water View King - 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child.  

• Partial Water View Double - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Premier Water View King - 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child.  

• Premier Water View Double - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Sea Traditions King - 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child.  

• Sea Traditions Double - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Tula Suite - 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child.  

• Santa Barbara Suite - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Sunset Suite - 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child. Sea Traditions Spa Suite - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children. Presidential Suite - 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.  

Resort View King, (S00) These spacious guestrooms offer views of the beautifully landscaped resort grounds and surroundings. Decorated with natural wood and stone with earth tone colors inspired by the Caribbean's hidden treasure, these rooms have 410 square feet of living space and offer one plush king bed or two double beds and luxurious in-room amenities including flat screen TV's, Wi-Fi Internet access, an in- suite refrigerator, iHome stereo with iPod docking station and more. The private balcony with seating area offers a relaxing setting while enjoying the wonderful views.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Resort View Double Double, (EDD) These spacious guestrooms offer views of the beautifully landscaped resort grounds and surroundings. Decorated with natural wood and stone with earth tone colors inspired by the Caribbean's hidden treasure, these rooms have 410 square feet of living space and offer one plush king bed or two double beds and luxurious in-room amenities including flat screen TV's, Wi-Fi Internet access, an in-suite refrigerator, iHome stereo with iPod docking station and more. The private balcony with seating area offers a relaxing setting while enjoying the wonderful views.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

Premier Water View King, (ERK) These spacious guestrooms offer partial views of the ocean and the beautifully landscaped resort grounds and surroundings. Decorated with natural wood and stone with earth tone colors inspired by the Caribbean's hidden treasure, these rooms have 410 square feet of living space and offer one plush king bed or two double beds and luxurious in-room amenities including flat screen televis- ions, Wi-Fi Internet access, an in-suite refrigerator, iHome stereo with iPod docking station and more. The private balcony with seating area offers a relaxing setting while enjoying the wonderful views.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Partial Water View Double Double, (IBB) These spacious guestrooms offer partial views of the ocean and the beautifully landscaped resort grounds and surroundings. Decorated with natural wood and stone with earth tone colors inspired by the Caribbean's hidden treasure, these rooms have 410 square feet of living space and offer one plush king bed or two double beds and luxurious in-room amenities including flat screen televis- ions, Wi-Fi Internet access, an in-suite refrigerator, iHome stereo with iPod docking station and more. The private balcony with seating area offers a relaxing setting while enjoying the wonderful views.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

Premier Water View King, (ERK) Enjoy the unstoppable water view in the Premier Water rooms, decorated with natural wood and stone with earth tone colors inspired by the Caribbean's hidden treasure. With 410 square feet of living space the Premier Water View rooms feature one plus king bed or two double beds. The rooms offer a luxurious in-room amenities including flat screen TV's, Wi-Fi Internet access, an in-suite refrigerator, iHome stereo with iPod docking station and more. Enjoy the views over the Caribbean Sea while relaxing at the private balcony with seating.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Premier Water View Double Double, (EWB) Enjoy the unstoppable water view in the Premier Water rooms, decorated with natural wood and stone with earth tone colors inspired by the Caribbean's hidden treasure. With 410 square feet of living space the Premier Water View rooms feature one plus king bed or two double beds. The rooms offer a luxurious in-room amenities including flat screen TV's, Wi-Fi Internet access, an in-suite refrigerator, iHome stereo with iPod docking station and more. Enjoy the views over the Caribbean Sea while relaxing at the private balcony with seating.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

Sea Traditions King(*), The Sea Traditional Room is the perfect choice for the discerning traveler seeking a more private, upscale experience. Nestled among 3 separate, semi-private buildings and running adjacent to both the Caribbean Sea and the first hole of Old Quarry Golf Course, these Sea Traditions guest rooms offer the perfect setting for a true getaway in their own unique community on the resort, comfortably separated from the main portion of the hotel, yet close enough to allow guests to enjoy all of the resta- urants, spa and other services. The rooms are identical in size to those in the hotel, but include upgraded amenities, including the use of a private Sea Traditions enclave swimming pool, a private patio, a semi-private courtyard entrance as well as an on call butler from 9:00am to 7:00pm.  

• The 410 square feet of living space with one king or two double beds boast upgraded, unique amenities that embrace the traditions of the sea and the spa quality soaps and lotions, or simply indulge in one of the books about the ocean and island.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Sea Traditions Double(*), The Sea Traditions Room is the perfect choice for the discerning traveler seeking a more private, upscale experience. Nestled among 3 separate, semi-private buildings and running adjacent to both the Caribbean Sea and the first hole of Old Quarry Golf Course, these Sea Traditions guest rooms offer the perfect setting for a true getaway in their own unique community on the resort, comfortably separated from the main portion of the hotel, yet close enough to allow guests to enjoy all of the restaurants, spa and other services. The rooms are identical in size to those in the hotel, but include upgraded amenities, including the use of a private Sea Traditions enclave swimming pool, a private patio, a semi-private courtyard entrance as well as an on call butler from 9am to 7pm. The 410 square feet of living space with one king or two double beds boast upgraded, unique amenities that embrace the traditions of the sea and the spa quality soaps and lotions, or simply indulge in one of the books about the ocean and island.  

• Bedding: 2 double beds.  

Tula Suite(*), (059) There are two Tula Suites in the hotel, each consisting of 820 square feet of luxurious living space. Guests enter into a comfortable foyer with a guest half-bath before proceeding into the living section of the parlor. The room is outfitted with a small dining table for four and a private balcony. A connecting door leads to an upscale master bedroom, complete with a dual sink vanity, king-size bed, desk, and comfortable seating. The bedroom also offers a private balcony with a beautiful view to the water.  

• Number of accommodations: 2 Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Santa Barbara Suite(*), (127) The Santa Barbara Suites feature an upscale parlor that either connects to a room with a king-size bed or with a room with double beds. The full suite offers 790 square feet, of living space, including a parlor that features a full bath, plasma TV and casual conversational seating for five persons. The bedroom is a standard size guest room with a private bathroom and a separate entrance door to the hallway. Both the parlor and the bedroom have balconies with a water view.  

• Number of accommodations: 6  

Sunset Suite(*), (SET) Sunset Suites provide a more exclusive feel by combining the entrance for both the bedroom and the parlor through one door. These spacious suites offer a total of 960 square feet of living space. The parlor features a large dining table for six, guest powder room, plasma television and casual conversational seating for five persons. A connecting door leads to a full-size guest room featuring a king-size bed, full bath, plasma and small sitting area. Both the parlor and the bathroom have private balconies with views of the water.  

• Number of accommodations: 2  

Sea Traditions Spa Suite(*), (TDN) Raising the bar on upscale accommodations, the Sea Traditions Spa is a unique experience seldom found in the world of travel. Nestled among three separate, semi-private buildings and running adjacent to both the Caribbean Sea and the first hole of the Old Quarry Golf Course, these expansive suites offer the perfect setting for a true getaway. This 960 square feet of living space boasts upgraded, unique amenities that embrace the traditions of the sea and the island of Curacao as well as the signature amenities. Enjoy authentic island art, upgraded audio technology, spa-quality soaps and lotions, or simply indulge in one of the books about the ocean and island. The parlor features a comfortable living area with additional seating, a plasma television and a pullout couch. The bedroom opens into a large, luxurious bathroom with a recessed overflow edge tub, dual sink vanity and shower. The concealed perimeter drain on the tub allows for Oriental style bathing. The bathroom opens out to a private treatment court, providing a peaceful and relaxing area to read. Meditate or simply relax. Included with the Sea Traditions Spa Suite is a daily spa treatment for the one guest. Please contact the Atabei Spa to review options for daily treatments. The suite also allows access to the private Sea Traditions enclave swimming pool as well as an on call butler from 9am to 7pm.  

• Number of accommodations: 4  

Presidential Suite(*), (PST) At 1,400 square feet, this suite offers the ultimate in luxury and appointments within the hotel. The suite features a two story volume that contains the deluxe dining room table capable of seating eight people, a spacious community living rooms seating area. Adjacent to the living area is the master bedroom suite that contains the king-size bed and deluxe bathroom facilities. The suite also features a private kitchen equipped with a microwave oven, refrigerator, dishwasher and storage cabinets. The focal point of the suite is the large outdoor balconies that surround the suite on two sides, both providing unparalleled views of the Caribbean Sea. A second bedroom consisting of 380 square feet, connects to the Presidential Suite to provide additional sleeping accommodations.  

• Number of accommodations: 1  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: bathrobes, safe (in accommodation), bathtub, shower, coffee/tea maker, smoke detector, crib (on request), soundproof, data port, sprinkler system, desk, telephone, hairdryer, television (remote controlled, satellite), housekeeping, turndown service (available upon request), internet access (high speed, wireless), voicemail, iron, wake-up calls, ironing board, maid service, microwave (on request), air conditioning, radio, alarm clock, refrigerator, balcony or patio, safety deposit box, ceiling fans: (2) and accommodations (for physically challenged guests): (13).  

Room Service Room service is available from 6:00am-12:00am.  

• Hours of operation are subject to change.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Jun's Sushi Bar, The open seating of the great room with its refreshing breeze will enable your senses to be indulged by all that Curacao has to offer while enjoying one of the specialty cocktails or a selection of sushi.  

Medi, is a full-service restaurant featuring an exhibition kitchen complete with a wood-fired oven and an upscale dining room serving fresh Mediterranean dishes along with traditional favorites.  

• Outdoor seating with a view of the sea is available for those who prefer to dine al fresco. Plus, drink in the views at the oceanfront lounge that serves creative Tapas and artistic Caribbean cocktails.  

Shore Restaurant & Lounge, is the perfect venue to enjoy one of the creative cocktails while drinking in the views of the Caribbean. An American-style grill that features an upscale Burger Bar for lunch plus the freshest catches of the day. All served in a contemporary designed setting in the ocean-front golf clubhouse.  

Swim Bar & Restaurant, The pool bar and restaurant offers some of the finest frozen drinks and Pan Latin cuisine. Enjoy a refreshing Frio-Frio (snow cone) with local syrups around the pools or while sun-bathing on beautiful Barbara beach. This is the perfect spot to spend a relaxing afternoon.  

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 17) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE PLAN 2017  

Booking Dates: 07/13/2016 - 01/03/2018 Travel Dates: 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018  

Package Inclusions:  

• Accommodation (as booked)  

• Breakfast buffet in Medi restaurant  

• Lunch in Medi restaurant  

• Dinner in Medi restaurant  

• All food items in Splash Pool Bar & Grill  

• One dinner per 7 nights' stay in Shore restaurant.  

• Additional nights are at a surcharge (per person).  

• A 20% discount on food items in Jun's Sushi (seasonal restaurant)  

• A 50% discount on food items via in-room dining (room service)  

• A 10% discount on all items in Bella Italia  

• A 20% discount on Spa services in Atabei Spa. Cosmetic products are not included.  

• A 20% discount at Tafelberg Tennis Center  

• One-hour free rental of snorkel gear at Bounty Adventures and a discounted rate for a 2-hour kayak rental, per day  

• Resort Guest Savings on Green Fees at Old Quarry Golf Course  

• Beverages both alcoholic and non-alcoholic (some restrictions apply, review further details below).  

Please note regarding the 2017 All Inclusive Package:  

• All-inclusive (AI) bookings must include all guests on the reservation.  

• The AI plan is not interchangeable with any other meal plan or promotion.  

• Upon check-in, guests will be briefed on all the inclusions under the plan.  

• Guests will also receive a color-coded bracelet that is anti-allergic and latex free. Guests on the AI plan are required to wear these bracelets through the entirety of their stay. Lost bracelets can be replaced at any time at the front desk.  

• Over peak/holiday periods (for ex. Christmas and New Year's) additional charges may occur in the restaurants for both All Inclusive (AI) and Half Board guests, however 1 restaurant is always available without any surcharges.  

• Opening days and times for the food and beverage outlets may vary based on occupancy levels.  

Further information on the All Inclusive Plan beverages:  

• Plan includes house brand bottled water, post mix sodas, juices, coffee, espresso, latte, cappuccino tea, milk, chocolate and smoothies.  

• Brion, Amstel, Amstel Bright and Polar Beers.  

• House brand Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Rose, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Prosecco by the glass.  

• Curacao Amaretto, Orange, Blue and Triple Sec liquors  

• House brand Rum, Whiskey, Bourbon, Gin, Vodka, Tequila and Cocktails  

• A 50% discount on all canned and bottled sodas, special beers and wines by the glass and premium alcoholic beverages.  

• Please Note:  

• All wines sold by the bottle are not included nor discounted.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Meal Plan Options (back to top)

Breakfast Plan - BP Full breakfast is offered in MEDI and is buffet or a-la-carte.  

Please Note:  

• This plan does not include Sunday Brunch or in-room dining.  

• The optional meal plan when purchased is required for entire length of stay and for all room occupants 3 years and older.  

• Booking Dates: 07/31/2015 - 01/03/2018  

• Travel Dates: 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018  

All Inclusive Plan - AI The All Inclusive Plan includes meals, beverages, non- motorized watersports and other features. For more information on this plan please see the All Inclusive Package (ALL INCLUSIVE 17) listed below.  

Please Note:  

• As with any other meal plan, this optional meal plan when purchased is required for entire length of stay and for all room occupants 3 years and older.  

• Booking Dates: 07/31/2015 - 01/03/2018  

• Travel Dates: 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018  

Dinner Plan - DINNER A-la-carte pricing is available for lunch or dinner (and must be booked with the corresponding plan - LUNCH or DINNER PLAN). The meals with either of these plans will be offered in the following restaurants: MEDI, SHORE, Splash (lunch only) and include all non-alcoholic beverages.  

Please Note:  

• Alcoholic beverages are not included with this plan.  

• This plan also does not include Sunday Brunch, in-room dining, Sushi in the Great Room, Theme/Special Nights, Boca 19 or Bella Italia.  

• There is a surcharge for some items on the menu.  

• The optional meal plan when purchased is required for entire length of stay and for all room occupants 3 years and older.  

• Booking Dates: 07/31/2015 - 01/03/2018  

• Travel Dates: 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018  

Lunch Plan - LUNCH A-la-carte pricing is available for lunch or dinner (and must be booked with the corresponding plan - LUNCH or DINNER PLAN). The meals with either of these plans will be offered in the following restaurants: MEDI, SHORE, Splash (lunch only) and include all non-alcoholic beverages.  

Please Note:  

• Alcoholic beverages are not included with this plan.  

• This plan also does not include Sunday Brunch, in-room dining, Sushi in the Great Room, Theme/Special Nights, Boca 19 or Bella Italia.  

• There is a surcharge for some items on the menu.  

• The optional meal plan when purchased is required for entire length of stay and for all room occupants 3 years and older.  

• Booking Dates: 07/31/2015 - 01/03/2018  

• Travel Dates: 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018  

2016-2017 General Meal Plan Information:  

• Please note there are some menu options not included in the meal plans.  

• The optional meal plans when purchased is required for the entire length of stay and for all room occupants 3 years and older.  

• Child rates are available on the meal plans for children 3-12 years old.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2017 Bonus Features:  

• Travel Dates: 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018  

• Chaise lounges (at pool and on beach)  

• Use of health club  

• Complimentary parking  

• Towels  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

Kids Camp:  

• A supervised activities program for children 3-12 years of age is available daily at an additional charge.  

• Special children's menus available.  

European Plan Added Value:  

• Travel Dates: 01/04/2017 - 01/03/2018  

The European Plan (EP) includes complimentary breakfast for two adults and two children in MEDI daily.  

Downtown Shuttle Service:  

• Day and evening shuttle service to Willemstad and Jan Thiel area is offered at a nominal fee.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Fort Amsterdam: 5.5 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Governors Palace: 5.5 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Queen Emma Bridge: 5.6 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Museum Kura Hulanda: 5.7 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Down Town Willemstad: 5.6 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Hato Caves: 9.5 miles(15 kms) by car  

• Willemstad Hato International Airport: 10.9 miles(18 kms) by car  

• Christoffel National Park: 26 miles(42 kms) by car  

• Dolphin Academy: 2.6 miles(4 kms) by car  

• Grote Knip Beach: 27.6 miles(45 kms) by car  

• Curacao Sea Aquarium: 2.6 miles(4 kms) by car  

• Sea Aquarium Beach: 2.6 miles(4 kms) by car  

• Curacao Ostrich Farm: 4.5 miles(7 kms) by car  

• Mikve Israel Emanuel Synagogue: 5.4 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Jewish Cultural Historical Museum: 5.4 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Fort Nassau: 5.4 miles(9 kms) by car  

• Queen Juliana Bridge: 5.4 miles(9 kms) by car