Aruba: Blue Residences Upscale Condo Resort Set to March 1, 2014


Blue Residences, an upscale condominium resort  will open March 1, 2014 on Aruba’s Eagle Beach, frequently listed as one of the top 10 beaches in the Caribbean. Travelers can be the first to experience this ground-breaking property with the resort’s Grand Opening Special offering 20% off regular rates, with deluxe hotel rooms starting at $120 per night during the summer season and one-bedroom apartment suites at $180 per night (two-, three- and five-bedroom units available at discounted rates as well). Travel agents earn 10% commission on all bookings.

The resort will consist of three towers with unobstructed views of the ocean, elevated ceilings in the bedrooms, living rooms and dining rooms, private Jacuzzi terraces, fully loaded kitchens featuring upscale appliances and wireless Internet throughout. On-site amenities include a private beach and poolside butler service, concierge services and golf privileges at two nearby courses.

“This is the first luxury resort to open on Eagle Beach in the past 20 years and we are excited about the prospect of promoting this to both loyal Aruba vacationers as well as those coming to the island for the first time,” said Herber Valkenberg, president of Icon Hotel Marketing, the North American representative for the resort.

Units ranging in size from one to five bedrooms will be decorated in a sleek contemporary design and will each feature elevated ceilings, a roomy balcony, upscale appliances and electronics, wireless Internet, fully-equipped kitchen, living and dining room, cable TV, and a washer and dryer. Ground floor suites will additionally feature a private Jacuzzi terrace. Deluxe ocean view hotel rooms (without a kitchen) are available as well.

Planned on-site amenities include a private beach protected by a jetty, two infinity swimming pools, full-service spa, fitness center, upscale restaurant and bar, mini market and deli and a landscaped sundeck. In addition to poolside butler service, guests will have access to a Thrifty Car Rental desk, concierge services by De Palm Tours and can request pre-arrival grocery stocking and daily maid service. Visitors can also enjoy water sports at Eagle Beach and golf privileges at two nearby courses, including the 18-hole Tierra del Sol, which was designed by Robert Trent Jones.

Blue Residences’ Grand Opening Special offers 20% off published prices at this chic property with rates starting at $180 per room, per night for a deluxe ocean view hotel room, and from $280 for one-bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens, based on travel March 1 – April 26, 2014. Off-season rates start at $120 per deluxe hotel room, per night,and from $180 for one-bedroom suites, based on travel April 27 – Dec. 20, 2014. Similar discounts are offered on the larger two-, three- and five-bedroom suites as well. The Grand Opening Special is valid on bookings made through Jan. 31, 2014 for travel March 1 – Dec. 20, 2014.

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