Book your room at Occidental Grand Aruba - All Inclusive

Room type

Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Deluxe Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Grand Concierge Deluxe Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Grand Romance Deluxe Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Royal Club Luxury Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Royal Club Suite Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

All-inclusive Aruban beachfront resort with casino

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White sand, blue sea

Situated in the center of the lively Palm Beach scene, the adult-oriented Occidental Grand Aruba features a large casino and faces soft white sands dotted with thatched shades.

All-Inclusive resort

A lagoon pool surrounding a rock-garden island, water-sports equipment, a buffet restaurant, five à la carte restaurants, and a disco are among amenities included in room rates.

Two-poster beds

Guestrooms include balconies or patios, 2-poster beds with damask comforters, DVD players, and compact refrigerators stocked with beverages. Wireless Internet access is available. Royal Club guest receive a fruit platter and bottle of wine.

Occidental Grand Aruba - All Inclusive

All inclusive

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

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • Surcharges for bottled wine

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Dancing
  • Language

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 5 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite live performances

Not included

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

At your hotel

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at the Occidental Grand Aruba - All Inclusive are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

A 24,000-square-foot casino opens at noon for slot machines, with blackjack, craps, roulette, Caribbean stud poker, and three-card poker available from 5 PM until the casino closes at 3 AM (schedule subject to change). The casino bar hosts live music nightly.

Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available throughout the Occidental Grand Resort. A business center contains five computers with high-speed Internet access (surcharge). The hotel also offers massages; advanced reservations are required.

  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Spa tub
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Children's club (free)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Nightclub
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space
  • Total number of rooms - 356
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Casino
  • Tennis on site
  • Number of floors - 9
  • Wedding services
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Free self parking
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
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Stay connected

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - ( 20 USD / per day )

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Premium TV channels
  • DVD player
  • Ceiling fan
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
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Eat and drink

Occidental Grand Aruba - All Inclusive has six restaurants and four bars. The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

The Palm - Buffet restaurant. Deck seating available. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Room service for breakfast is available.

El Olivido - Tex-Mex restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.

Sample menu for El Olivido

Starters

  • Salad bar
  • Oxtail consommé

    Main courses:

  • Barbecued pork ribs
  • Skirt steak
  • Ribeye steak
  • Filet mignon
  • Steak brochette with Creole sauce
  • Chicken-shrimp fajitas
  • Barbecued chicken breast
  • Fish of the day

    Desserts:

  • Chef's-selection buffet

    Zen - Oriental Restaurant - Asian restaurant serving à la carte dinner. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.

    Sample menu for Zen - Oriental Restaurant

    Appetizers:

  • Spring rolls
  • Pad Thai
  • Stuffed shrimp

    Soups:

  • Miso with tofu, wakame, cambray onion
  • Suimono with chicken, shrimp, shitake, spinach
  • Thai with wild mushrooms, shrimp, tomato, cilantro, and lemongrass

    Salads:

  • Grapefruit, tomato, mint, basil, cashews with sweet-chili sauce
  • Tataki with beef and ponzu sauce

    Main courses:

  • Thai curried duck
  • Curry-coconut chicken satay
  • Sweet-and-sour pork
  • Chicken in cashew sauce

    Desserts:

  • Tropical-fruit sushi
  • Chocolate truffle with ginger mousse
  • Frozen coconut mousse with pineapple ice cream
  • Coffee-Kalhúa crème brûlée

    L'Olio - Italian Restaurant - Italian cuisine; à la carte dinner. Deck seating available. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men.

    Sample menu for L'Olio - Italian Restaurant

    Appetizers:

  • Beef carpaccio with arugula salad in caper dressing
  • Assorted bruschetta
  • Puff pastry stuffed with portobello mushrooms
  • Sautéed vegetables with dried provolone and tomato oil

    Soups:

  • Tuscan soup with truffle essence
  • Cream of clam and shrimp with horseradish

    Salads:

  • Caesar salad
  • Caprese salad
  • Smoked salmon with mixed lettuces, balsamic dressing

    Pasta:

  • Vegetable lasagne with leek bechamel
  • Codfish cannelloni with shrimp Bolognese sauce
  • Gnocchi with pesto sauce
  • Penne with four-cheese sauce
  • Green fettuccine with truffle-mushroom sauce
  • Risotto with wild mushrooms and parmesan

    Main courses:

  • Grouper in potato crust with lentils
  • Swordfish with olives, capers, anchovies over fennel potato
  • Chicken breast stuffed with mozzarella/spinach in thyme sauce
  • Pork scalloppine, prosciutto, spinach in herb essence
  • Barolo-braised beef with vegetables
  • Veal chop over asparagus risotto in sambuca-rosemary sauce

    Desserts:

  • Three-cheese cake with grape sauce, walnuts, chocolate ice cream
  • Strawberries marinated in red wine with vanilla ice cream, crisp leek
  • Three chocolates
  • Tiramisu
  • Thousand Leaf caramel cake with crisp chocolate

    Royal Club - Top-floor restaurant reserved for guests of Royal Club rooms. (See Rooms & Rates section.) À la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner service. Panoramic sea views.

    Sample dinner menu for Royal Club

    Main courses:

  • Beef fillet with black pepper, chateau potatoes, fried leeks
  • Shrimp with choice of sauce
  • Seabass with creamy corn, fresh pot-herbs
  • Mexican-style chicken breast
  • Grilled salmon with creamed spinach

    Desserts:

  • Assorted cheeses, fruits, pastries

    Desire - Caribbean fusion cuisine.

    Sample menu for Desire

    Appetizers:

  • Garlic Octopus with Grilled Mushrooms
  • Tuna Carpaccio
  • Smoked Salmon Roulade

    Main courses:

  • Argentinean Mixed Grill
  • Rosemary Shrimp Kebab
  • Tenderloin Fillet

    Desserts:

  • Flan Caramel
  • Fresh Sliced Mango
  • Aged Rum Savarin

    Pizzas La Plaza - International-style and create-your-own pizzas. Casual outdoor dining. Dinner only.

    The Beach Club - Casual open-air beachfront spot serving à la carte lunch and dinner. Snack food for lunch. Contemporary Caribbean fare for dinner. Dinner reservations required.

    Bikini - Beach bar with sunset view. Open mid-morning to early evening.

    Splash - Pool bar with swimup side. Open mid-morning to late night.

    Cocktail - Lobby lounge. Open early evening to late night.

    Sound - Disco/piano bar open early evening to late night. Adults-only after 11 PM. Live or DJ music.

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    Play

    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
    • Aerobics on site
    • Basketball on site
    • Parasailing on site
    • Playground on site
    • Sailing on site
    • Scuba diving on site
    • Snorkeling on site
    • Volleyball on site
    • Water skiing on site
    • Yoga classes/instruction on site
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    Relax

    • Massages
    • Body treatments
    • Facial treatments

    Accessibility

    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible bathroom
    • Accessible path of travel
    • Accessible parking
    • In-room accessibility
    • Roll-in shower

    The fine print for Occidental Grand Aruba - All Inclusive

    When you arrive

    Minimum check-in age is 18

    Check-in time starts at 4 PM

    Special check-in instructions:

    Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:

    Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.

    Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

    Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.

    Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.

    Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.

    When you leave

    Check-out time is noon

    How you can pay

    Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Special policies:

    Travel change options for Occidental Hotel and Resort guests with reservations to destinations under a hurricane watch or warning:
    Canceling reservation within 48 hours of departure: Guests can cancel without penalty and rebook a reservation if the airport is closed or flights are cancelled within 48 hours of travel. Reservations must be rebooked within 14 days of the original travel dates. Specific travel dates apply.
    Guest departing early: Guests who choose to depart early will be credited for the unused nights, which may be applied towards a future stay at the same resort. Reservations for unused nights must be rebooked within 30 days after the storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.
    Rebook the same hotel for a later date: The hotel will honor the original rate for guests who wish to postpone their vacation and travel at a later date. Reservations must be rebooked within 30 days after a storm. Specific travel dates and other restrictions apply.
    Changing travel plans to the same brand at a different destination: Guests can choose a different destination that is not affected by the hurricane and transfer their reservation within the brand at the originally confirmed rate, subject to availability (except Grand Aruba). Other restrictions apply.
    Guests must contact the hotel for specific booking and travel dates, using the information on the confirmation received after booking.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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    Fees

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    We should mention

    Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

    Honeymoon special

    Honeymooners reserving a room via this Web site will receive the following:

    • One complimentary bottle of champagne
    • One T-shirt
    • ID card for preferred treatment.
    • One 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".

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