While on the island for the IV Annual Aruba International Film Festival actress Virginia Madsen and her husband Nick Holmes stayed at the Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort.
The actress attended the red carpet reception of the closing night film, Hot Flashes, in which she has a starring role as Clementine Winks, participating in a fund-raising series of basketball games in which a group of women-of-a-certain-age challenges the Texas State High School Girls Champions, and wins.
The international movie premier in Aruba was very well received and Madsen reported enjoying her second visit here and the friendships she forged with staff members of the resort where she stayed.
Pictured here images taken in the actress's suite at resort. Madsen was impressed with the level of service excellence, and decided to invite staff members who made her visit special, into her suite so that she could meet them on a personal level, and thank them for the hospitality extended, over delicious drinks and hors d'oeuvres.
Madsen also met Front Office Story Teller Catherine who mesmerized her with the epic battle tale between Captain Phoenix and the Divi Dutchmen!
Also in attendance at the gathering, film star Maria Conchita Alonso, who participated in the Aruba Film Festival, and is seen here with resort chief engineer Daniel Aguirre.