4.3 out of 5

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Palm Beach Plaza and Excelsior Casino Aruba.

When you stay at Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive in Noord, you'll be on the beach and minutes from Omnibus Tennis and Paseo Herencia Shopping Mall.

Make yourself at home in one of the 364 air-conditioned rooms featuring free minibar items and flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Satellite programming and DVD players are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Gambling sorts can try their luck at the casino, while others may prefer outdoor tennis courts or an outdoor pool. Additional features at this resort include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 5 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). While enjoying a refreshing dip in the resort pool, you can order your favorite drink at the poolside bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.



Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Planning an event in Noord? This resort has 9332 square feet (867 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. Free self parking is available onsite.

All-Inclusive Details

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Tennis lessons
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Dancing
  • Language
  • Water fitness

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 5 and 12 years old

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Bottled wine
  • Bottled liquor
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Offsite tours

Property Features

Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. At Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive, pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa or have fun in the sun with activities like snorkeling and scuba diving.

Free breakfast is served daily. There are 5 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at the swim-up bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. This all-inclusive resort also offers a complimentary children's club, an outdoor pool, and outdoor tennis courts. Free self parking is available.

  • 364 guestrooms or units
  • 9 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 5 dining venues
  • 9332 sq ft of conference space
  • 867 sq m of conference space
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Casino
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 20 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 20 per day )

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Barceló Aruba - All Inclusive offers 364 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and free minibar items. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

México Lindo - This restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required.

Desire - This restaurant specializes in Caribbean cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

The Palm - Overlooking the pool, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Kyoto - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.

L Olio - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free buffet breakfast, available daily from 7 AM to 11 AM. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

The Occidental Grand Aruba faces a 137-m (50-yard) stretch of Palm Beach along the turquoise Caribbean Sea. There are sun loungers, towels, and umbrellas on the beach. A 137-m (50-yard) lagoon-style pool includes a swimup bar and a rock-waterfall island with two spa tubs.

The resort supplies snorkeling gear, windsurfers, small sailboats, pedal boats, and kayaks. Water-sports centers on the beach rent personal watercraft and offer parasailing, banana-boating, waterskiing, tubing, kneeboarding, wakeboarding, snorkeling, scuba, and sailing adventures.

Land sports include tennis on two lighted courts, beach volleyball, and basketball.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

The hotel also has a complimentary children's club.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

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

Resort Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

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.
The resort fee includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Pool access
  • Beach access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Self parking
  • Parking
  • Housekeeping

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 20 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 20 per day (rates may vary)

Resort Name

  • Aruba Grand Occidental
  • Occidental All Inclusive
  • Occidental Aruba Grand
  • Occidental Grand Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba All Inclusive
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Hotel Palm/Eagle Beach
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Palm - Eagle Beach
  • Occidental Hotel Aruba
  • Occidental Grand Aruba All Inclusive Resort Palm Beach
  • Occidental Grand Aruba Palm Beach
  • Barceló Aruba All Inclusive Noord
  • Barceló Aruba All Inclusive
  • Barceló Aruba Noord

You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The total price shown includes a resort fee.

Honeymoon Special

Honeymooners reserving a room via this web site will receive the following: 1 complimentary bottle of sparkling wine; 1 t-shirt; ID card for preferred treatment; and 1 complimentary night for the following anniversary.

At time of booking, guests must enter "Honeymoon" in the Special Requests box. When indicating "Traveler and room preferences" during booking, click on the link that says: "I have a special request." If the Special Requests box is not available, guests must contact this property after booking to request the special; contact information is provided on the booking confirmation email. Restrictions may apply.