6 expert reviews
“The pool has retained its bustling feel, so if you're looking for a casual house-party atmosphere with lots of action and organized activities, this good-times place is for you.”
"A lively, modern resort in Aruba's tourist center, the Occidental draws young couples, families, and retirees -- all playing together on the hotel's active beach." Full review
"Popular with tour groups, this all-inclusive resort always has something going on, whether it's beer-drinking contests or bikini fashion shows." Full review
"The beach is beautiful, the vast sea-size central pool is well-designed and anyone willing to pay the hefty supplement for Royal Club accommodations is in for a treat. " Full review
U.S. News & World Report
"Recent visitors praised the property's clean and comfortable digs, though some felt the outdated decor did not justify the high room rate. The seven on-site restaurants also receive mixed feedback. " Full review
After satiating their appetites, guests can test their luck in the casino, head down to the beach or post up on a chaise lounge by the free-form pool.
Travel + Leisure
"Barceló Aruba, set on the white sandy shores of Palm Beach, features 373 rooms, all with balconies and views of the ocean or garden"
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