Occidental Grand Aruba



J.E. Irausquin Blvd 83
P.O. Box 218
Oranjestad, Aruba
Occidental Grand Aruba
Overlooking the aquamarine Caribbean Sea, the Occidental Grand Aruba is located on the exclusive Palm Beach, just minutes away from Queen Beatrix Airport. This resort is filled with luxurious European flavor, from the charming rooms to the beautiful beaches. Spend the days enjoying a variety of fun filled activities. Bask in the sun on the sandy - white beaches while the trade winds of the clear blue ocean cool you. Watch the sun set into the ocean as it illuminates the sky with its wondrous colors. Try your luck in the Casino or dance the night away in the nightclub.
This elegant oceanfront hotel has 380 recently renovated rooms and comprises of two nine story buildings with two whirlpools and one free form fantasy pool with cascades. All rooms feature private balconies with breathtaking Caribbean views of the hotel and its surroundings.

Distance from hotel to Oranjestad (town), 10 minutes. Distance from hotel to airport, 15 miles (24 kms).

 
  • Activities Desk
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Banana Boat Rides ($)
  • Bars (3)
  • Beach
  • Beauty Parlor ($)
  • Boats (paddle)
  • Business Center ($)
  • Car Rental ($)
  • Casino
  • Children’s Club
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fishing (deep sea)$
  • Gift Shops
  • Jacuzzis (2)
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Massage Services ($)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Newsstand ($)
  • Parasailing
  • Physician (on call) ($)
  • Pool
  • Restaurants (3)
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Shops
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis Courts (2)
  • Tour Desk ($)
  • Volleyball (beach)
 

Watersports De Palm Watersports (water activities located on-site). Activities available are water ski, jet ski, para sailing and more. Spa Services: ($) Spa and Fitness Center will open at later date to be announced. Temporary fitness center available at the property. In addition hotel has massage therapists available on the beach. Tennis Lessons: ($) Private tennis lessons are available on request. Golf (nearby): ($) nearby at Tierra del Sol, tee times booked directly with the golf course. Miscellaneous Amenities Ballroom Theater Aruba Cyber Station Business Services: ($) Fax and telephone services are available on request.
Scuba Diving: ($)Scuba diving trips, certification and rental equipment. Conference Facilities Conference facilities available for a capacity of up to 750 people.

($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.

Arrival/Departure Time:
Check-in-time: 4:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm
Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.

Children Policy:
Children's age break is 12 years old. Additional Note Regarding Children & Bedding: All children's rates and discounts apply when using existing bedding only. Any additional bedding requested will be charged locally on property.

Maximum Occupancy:

  • Deluxe – 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
  • Premium Lanai Garden View – 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
  • Premium Lanai Pool View – 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
  • Deluxe Oceanview – 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
  • Grand Concierge Deluxe Oceanview – 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
  • Grand Romance Deluxe Oceanview – 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Premium Jacuzzi Oceanfront – 2 adults or 1 adults and 1 child.(**) Royal Club Luxury Oceanview – 2 adults or 1 adults and 1 child. Royal Club Suite Oceanview – 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Royal Club Master Suite Oceanview – 3 adults or 3 adults and 1 child, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Please Note:  (**) This category includes a king bed, rollaway must be requested for a 3rd adult or child.
Deluxe, this is a comfortable room with a shower/tub. These accommodations do not offer a guaranteed view from the balcony. There are 4 wheel chair accessible Deluxe rooms (2 with double beds & 2 with a king size bed) they offer a walk-in shower and are available on request only. Number of accommodations: 49 Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.
Premium Lanai Garden View, this is a comfortable room with a shower/tub. It offers a garden view from the terrace. Number of accommodations: 11 Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. View: Garden.
Premium Lanai Pool View, this is a comfortable room with a shower/tub. It offers a pool view from the terrace. Number of accommodations: 12 Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. View: Pool.
Deluxe Oceanview, this is a deluxe room with a shower/tub. The higher floors are on request. The bed types are also on request. These accommodations offer a partial ocean view from the balcony. Number of accommodations: 172 Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. View: Partial Ocean.
Grand Concierge Deluxe Oceanview, this is a deluxe room with a shower/tub. The bed types are on request. All these accommodations include special room amenities and offer a partial ocean view from the balcony.
Special amenities include: Concierge service, turn down service, a fruit basket, a bottle of wine, a 10% spa discount and bathrobes for use during the guests stay and private check-in & check-out. These amenities are subject to change. Number of accommodations: 24 Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. View: Partial Ocean.
Grand Romance Deluxe Oceanview, this is a deluxe room with a shower/tub. The bed types are on request. All these accommodations include special room amenities and offer a partial ocean view from the balcony.
Special amenities include: Bottle of champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, in-room couple’s massage, breakfast in bed the first morning, romantic dinner, 10% spa discounts, turndown service, and a surprise gift with special romantic amenities. These amenities are subject to change. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.
Premium Jacuzzi Oceanfront, these are premium rooms with a Jacuzzi. There are 10 wheel chair accessible Premium Jacuzzi Oceanfront Rooms that are available on request. Number of accommodations: 10 Bedding: 1 king bed. View: Oceanfront.
Royal Club Luxury Ocean View, these are luxury rooms with a shower/tub. They offer a partial ocean view from the balcony. All these accommodations offer the special Royal Club amenities. Number of accommodations: 39 Bedding: 1 king bed. View: Partial Ocean.
Royal Club Suite Oceanview, these suites include a king size bed, a sofa bed, walk-in shower and a hydro-massage tub. They offer a partial ocean view from the balcony. All these accommodations offer the special Royal Club amenities. Number of accommodations: 11 Bedding: 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed. View: Partial Ocean.
Royal Club Master Suite Oceanview(*), this suite includes a master bedroom with king size bed, master bathroom with walk-in shower & Jacuzzi bathtub, and a living room with a sofa bed. The balcony offers a Jacuzzi and a deluxe ocean view. All of these accommodations offer the special Royal Club amenities. Number of accommodations: 3 Bedding: 1 king bed, 2 double beds and 1 sofa bed. View: Ocean.
Royal Club Level Rooms and Suites:  

  • There are 53 Royal Club accommodations that comprise of 3 master suites, 11 junior suites and 39 luxury rooms.
  • All Royal Club level accommodations include the resort’s all inclusive features, boast elegantly appointed furniture and include all of the standard room amenities plus the following:
  • Daily mini-bar refill, DVD/CD players, bathrobes, slippers, Concierge services, room service from 7:0am-10:30pm), turn down service, hydro massage bathtubs (available in the Suites only) and two meeting rooms
  • Guests will also enjoy private check-in at the Royal Club level floor, private restaurant “Royal Club Lounge” on the 9th floor open 7:00am-10:30pm.

Please Note:  

  • Royal Club Level rooms do not accommodate a rollaway.

All accommodations include: floors (marble), data port, internet access (high speed, wireless): ($), iron, ironing board, rollaway bed (on request), safe (in accommodation), air conditioning, scale (bathroom), alarm clock radio, telephone (digital with voice mail), balcony or terrace, television (cable, satellite), bath/shower (private), bathroom (full), ceiling fan, coffee maker, crib (on request) and hairdryer.
Mini refrigerator includes sodas, beer & water and is replenished every 2nd day
Physically challenged accommodations are available upon request.

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.

Bikini Beach Bar, Revive yourself with a cold drink or refreshing natural fruit juice at this beach bar.
Lobby Bar, serves cocktails and refreshments.
General Opening Hours: Open 11:00am until 11:00pm. General Opening Days: Open daily.
Splash Pool Bar, Swim up to the Splash Aqua Bar where the frozen drinks just keep flowing.
Sound Lounge, An excellent way to end the day, enjoy the great live entertainment at this club.
Desires Lounge, Lounge and Restaurant. Restaurant is fully operational.
Desire(*), Caribbean Fusion Cuisine. Dinner only, a la carte.
Cuisine: Caribbean Fusion.
General Opening Hours: Open 6:30pm until 10:00pm. General Opening Days: Open daily.
(*) Denotes reservation is required.
El Olvido(*), Tex-Mex Specialty Restaurant. Dinner only, a la carte.
Cuisine: Tex-Mex.
General Opening Hours: Open 6:00pm until 10:00pm. General Opening Days: Open daily.
(*) Denotes reservation is required.
L’olio(*), Enjoy excellent Italian specialties and fine a la carte dining in L’olio’s charming setting. Open for dinner only.
Cuisine: Italian.
General Opening Hours: Open 6:00pm until 10:00pm. General Opening Days: Open daily.
(*) Denotes reservation is required.
The Beach Club, This delightful spot is open for light a la carte luncheons. This is considered a snack restaurant and is open for lunch only.
General Opening Hours: Open 12:00pm until 4:30pm. General Opening Days: Open daily.
The Palm Buffet Restaurant, The main restaurant features buffet dining and offers a wide variety of International cuisine. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner.
Cuisine: International.
Breakfast Hours: Open 7:00am until 11:00am. Lunch Hours: Open 12:00pm until 3:00pm. Dinner Hours: Open 6:00pm until 10:00pm.
Zen(*), Oriental Specialty Restaurant. Dinner only a la carte.
Cuisine: Oriental.
General Opening Hours: Open 6:00pm until 10:00pm. General Opening Days: Open daily.
(*) Denotes reservation is required.
Terrace, Late snack area.
General Opening Hours: Open from 10:00pm-1:00am.
Dress Code
During the day proper cover for swimwear & footwear required throughout the resort.
Evening dress code for Specialty Restaurants is casual elegant. Men are to wear long trousers at a la carte restaurants. Shirts with sleeves are required in all restaurants and proper footwear required.
Please Note:  All food & beverage outlet schedules are subject to change.


 

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