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Aerial shot of the Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort with guests relaxing under the palapas on the beach.

Oct 10, 2018

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Wins 2018 Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award

Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort is recognized once again.

Condé Nast Traveler magazine today announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort recognized as among the Top 50 Resorts in the Caribbean Islands.

“It is the greatest of all honors when our guests and supporters cast their vote for Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort like they have with this 2018 Readers’ Choice Award from Condé Nast Traveler magazine,” says Ewald Biemans, owner and CEO of Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort. “This award is a wonderful testament to our hard-working Bucuti & Tara associates who put their hearts into their work and who are wonderful hospitality professionals.”

More than 429,000 Condé Nast Traveler magazine readers submitted a record-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. In 2018, readers revealed they were seeking vacation experiences that were, “Quiet. Small. Subdued.,” the properties that impressed them most “were smaller and less flashy than in years past,” and they “favored the Caribbean.” Bucuti & Tara finds that particularly inviting as it is known for providing a peaceful, tranquil, intimate vacation for guests.

In addition to being named one of the Caribbean’s best, Bucuti & Tara was also the top-ranking resort on Aruba in the 2018 winners’ circle. The adults-only resort continues to make news with their environmental and guest satisfaction achievements after recently announcing it was the first certified resort in the Caribbean to achieve carbon neutrality.

The Condé Nast Traveler magazine Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”

The 2018 Readers' Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue on newsstands on October 16.

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