Santa Barbara Beach & Golf Resort

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Curaçao's premier luxury resort

Amazing Rates for Travel Industry Staff!

Best Ever Staff Rate
+ Guaranteed Room Upgrade

+ Free Luxury Breakfast
+ 20% Discount from Food and Beverage in Resort (Splash & Medi)
+ 20% Discount from Spa Treatments
​​+ Special Golf green fees

With sweeping water views, white sand beaches, the full‐service Atabei Spa, three pools, four restaurants and an on-site dive and water sport facility. Enjoy a natural oasis and unwind in the shining warmth and glow of the Caribbean sun. 

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The pristine white-sand beach stretches 1,500 ft (450 meters) and invites you to lounge while enjoying views of passing sailboats and yachts.

Feel the sand between your toes

Enjoy a natural oasis and unwind in the shining warmth and glow of the Caribbean sun. The pristine white-sand beach stretches 1,500 ft (450 meters) and invites you to lounge while enjoying views of passing sailboats and yachts. Swim in the warm, glassy blue, protected swimming lagoon and relax amid the natural, undeveloped views. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail or delicious lunch with beachside service from Splash.

Take a swim with views of the Caribbean...

Santa Barbara's two main pools are centrally located below the resort's lobby and near Medi Restaurant.  With two pools, adults can enjoy a relaxing swim while children play nearby in the exciting splash area.  Splash, an open-air poolside restaurant, provides poolside service. The third pool, is exclusively for guests of, Sea Traditions, a private enclave offering enhanced services and amenities.

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In harmony with the natural world

ATABEI Spa
The inspiration for our luxury Caribbean spa stems from the ancient culture and rituals of the Arawak people, the original inhabitants of the island. Here, the heat of the sun, the rhythm of the water, the goodness of the earth and the pull of the moon put you in tune with your true foundation, your natural self.  
Health & Wellness
Our cutting-edge facilities offer state-of-the-art treadmills, and all the latest cardiovascular equipment and weight machines, including: elliptical machines; strength training machines; stationary bikes; free weights; toning balls, resistance bands and stretching mats.
Activities
Explore miles of hiking, biking and jogging trails, practice your serve at the Tafelberg Tennis Center, tee-off at one of the premier golf courses in the Caribbean, paddle out on the Spanish Water with a kayak or stand-up paddleboard, and experience a wide variety of weekly scheduled health and wellness activities.

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Do it all. Or nothing at all.

At Santa Barbara, there is a nearly endless variety of activities and adventures. From golf and tennis to watersports and guided hikes, Santa Barbara offers everything necessary for a memorable Caribbean vacation.  Relax on our beautiful beach, lounge by the pool, or head to the spa to revive your senses. It's all within reach.
Hiking & Biking
With more than 2,000 acres to explore, Santa Barbara offers miles of hiking and biking trails.
Camp Arawak 
Our kid's club offers daily activities and adventures designed for children ages 3-12.
Resort Shopping
Browse selections in multiple boutiques offering the latest styles of clothing and swimwear.
Marinas
The plantation's two marinas can accommodate boats and yachts of nearly any size.

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Curacao Watersports Tours & Rentals

Get out on the water and explore the Caribbean Sea and Spanish Water bay!  Santa Barbara's watersports and dive facility, operated by Bounty Adventures, offers a wide variety of Curacao watersports including both kayak and stand-up paddleboarding rentals and tours.  Snorkel equipment is also available for rent to explore Santa Barbara's crystal-clear swimming lagoon.

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An Unforgettable Curacao Golf Setting

Rated as one of Golfweek's Best Courses in the Caribbean & Mexico
Designed by Pete Dye and opened in April 2010, Old Quarry Golf Course takes on the shape of the naturally contoured site overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the sheltered bay known as Spanish Water. Named after the Plantations 19th century limestone quarry, this stunning championship links golf course was designed to naturally compliment Curacao's beautiful hills and valleys. It is a course that challenges players of all skill levels. You may even be fortunate enough to see some resident Iguanas lounging around the greens and fairways. Not to worry - they do no harm!

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Extra Staff Bonuses at this hotel!

* BONUS DISCOUNTS

* FREE ROOM UPGRADE

* LATE CHECK OUT


Room upgrades and late check-outs are at the sole discretion of the hotel and if granted will be at the time of check-in/check-out

Staff Travel Discounted Rates

Best Ever Staff Rate
+ Guaranteed Room Upgrade

+ Free Luxury Breakfast
+ 20% Discount from all Food and Beverage in Resort (Splash & Medi) (excludes bottled wine/champagne)
+ 20% Discount from Spa Treatments 
​+ Special Golf green fees

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​Luxury Rooms

STAFF TRAVEL VOYAGE guests receive Best Available Room on check in with a guaranteed upgrade to at least next category room. All our Staff room rates also include luxury breakfast free worth $27 per person per day!

Every room at Santa Barbara offers a spacious retreat with luxury amenities and comforts from home, including:

  • Choose from King Bed (extra size bed) or Two Double Beds
  • Spacious Balcony or Patio
  • Flat-screen Television
  • Large Bathroom with Shower / Tub

Resort View
Offering beautiful views of the resort's lush gardens and landscaping.
Partial Water View
The tradewinds blow through the palms as you watch the waves crash along the shoreline. Perfect for a relaxing getaway.
Premier Water View
Wake up to stunning views of the beach, Spanish Water or Caribbean Sea. An ideal vantage point for Curacao's breathtaking sunsets.
Traditions Rooms
A Sea Traditions Room is the perfect choice for the discerning traveler seeking a more private, upscale experience. The rooms are identical in size to those througout the resort, but include upgraded amenities and services: One King or Two Double Beds; Exclusive Sea Traditions luxuries and amenities; Flat-Screen Plasma Television; Shower/Tub; Bathrobes; 410 square feet (38 square meters)

Live the suite life when staying in one of Santa Barbara’s spacious and luxurious suites. Perfect for family vacations and romantic retreats. A suite is the perfect way to enhance a Caribbean vacation. 

Suite types: Royal Suite, Sunset Suite, Tula Suite, Santa Barbara Suite
​Sea Traditions Suites: Sea Traditions Suites provide the quintessential Caribbean escape.  Retreat to your luxurious suite complete with enhanced amenities and elegant appointments.

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From gourmet seafood to decadent burgers

Medi offers breakfast, lunch and dinner in a refined environment where guests will enjoy beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea and inspiring menus created by Executive Chef Tjaco Van Eijken.

Shore ~ Authentic Caribbean Fine Dining
With each fresh catch, every spectacular wine, Shore sprinkles your dining experience with a bit of paradise. Featuring a show kitchen, covered outdoor dining and breathtaking views, Shore is Curaçao’s authentic Caribbean dining experience.
Splash Bar & Grill
Meals and drinks in Splash are included in the Santa Barbara Plan. Our pool bar and grill offers delicious frozen drinks and beach favorites including Fish Tacos, Volcano Nachos and the amazing Splash Burger.  
Jun's at Shore
Looking for something a little different? Enjoy a refreshing open-air meal in Jun's at Shore, when you'll dine on fresh and inventive Sushi while sipping unique craft cocktails from Shore's expert bartenders.​

Get a taste of Curaçao...
Curaçao is an island rich with cultural diversity and the food matches the description.  Travel + Leisure magazine ranks Curacao as one of the, 'Best Caribbean Islands for Foodies', and it's the island's diversity that sets it apart from the rest.  From traditional Dutch cuisine to Brazilian, Indonesian and Japanese, Curaçao offers a little bit of everything.  If you want a taste of what the locals eat, try some krioyo (Creole) favorites including keshi yená (stuffed cheese), yuana (stewed iguna) and kokada (coconut patties). 

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Experience Curaçao

Curacao provides a distinct Caribbean vacation experience.  From unique cultural attractions to exciting tours & excursions, Curacao offers something for everyone.  Whether you're an avid diver, thrill seeker or history buff, Curaçao will not disappoint. The island boasts a diverse culture, blending the influences of Dutch and Spanish settlers with distinct notes from Latin America due to the island's close proximity to Venezuela and Colombia.  With rugged, arid terrain, adventures abound including hiking and ATV tours.  If the water is calling your name, you'll discover countless secluded white-sand beaches and some of the best snorkeling and diving in the Caribbean.

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