87% Based on 2519 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Willemstad awaits you at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort. You'll be 15 km (9.3 mi) from Zuikertuin Mall and 15.6 km (9.7 mi) from Curacao Dolphin Academy. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 6 restaurants, 3 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

All 350 rooms feature plasma TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies or patios, and iPod docks. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Pillowtop beds and down comforters invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and free toiletries. Coffee/tea makers, free newspapers, and in-room massages are also available.

A day of pampering at Atabei Spa can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and detox wraps along with aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments. The restaurant, Medi, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Splash is the resort's own sports bar, serving drinks along with lunch and dinner. Spend the day at the private beach where you'll find sunloungers, and enjoy the 4 outdoor tennis courts and golf course. 10,000 square feet (1 square metres) of event facilities include conference centres, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business centre and limo/town car service. Additionally, you'll find a marina, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour fitness centre. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6 AM and 11 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Places within a 30-minute drive of this 4.5-star Willemstad resort include L Aldea Rainforest Mystery and Curacao Ostrich Farm.

Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Partial Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premier Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Room, 2 Double Beds, Resort View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

87% of guests recommend out of 2519 reviews

Excellent 1420
Good 735
Average 229
Poor 99
Terrible 36
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

Location Santa Barbara Plantation, Willemstad,

Property Features

Step outside to feel the sun on your face and the sand in your toes on the white sand beach. Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sunloungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Summer fun is a breeze at Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort, where you can play a round of golf at the golf course, cool off in one of the 3 the outdoor swimming pools and enjoy a treatment at the full-service spa. There are 6 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby corner/local shop. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 4 bars/lounges, A beach bar, and A poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. This luxury resort also offers a kid's club, a kid's pool and outdoor tennis courts. Free self parking is available.

  • 350 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 15 buildings
  • 6 dining venues
  • 4 bars or lounges
  • 9 conference rooms
  • 10,000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2009
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Business centre (24 hours)
  • Conference centre
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Corner/local shop
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools -3
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor tennis courts -4
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Willemstad (CUR-Hato Intl.) (25 km / 15.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle within 10 km available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort offers 350 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters. 37-inch Plasma televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Willemstad's resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and a ceiling fan. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Private balcony or patio
  • Pillowtop beds
  • iPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Films for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 11 AM.

Medi – Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Shore – Overlooking the ocean and golf course, this fine-dining restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered. Open selected days.

Splash – This beach sports bar serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach, a golf course, outdoor tennis courts and a marina are featured at the resort. 3 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Atabei Spa has 4 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub and a steam room. The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD29.08 for adults and USD14.54 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD42 per person (return)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD21 (return), (up to 11 years old)
  • Early check-in fee: USD50
  • Late check-out fee: USD100

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • The total price shown includes a resort fee.