Blue Residences will include a private beach, two infinity swimming pools and other on-site amenities. // © Blue Residences
Blue Residences, a condominium resort in Aruba, promises luxurious accommodations and services when it opens March 1 on Eagle Beach. The resort will consist of three residential towers, featuring unobstructed views of the ocean, elevated ceilings, private Jacuzzi terraces, Wi-Fi access throughout and fully equipped kitchens with upscale appliances.
On-site amenities include a private beach protected by a jetty, two infinity pools, a full-service spa, a fitness center, a sundeck, a mini market, a restaurant and a bar. In addition to poolside butler service, guests will have access to a Thrifty Car Rental desk and concierge services by De Palm Tours. Guests can also request pre-arrival grocery stocking and daily maid service. Activities include 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.
“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 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.
Blue Residences is currently undergoing the final phase of development, with the debut of its first tower scheduled for March 1. The first tower will consist of two five-bedroom penthouses, four three-bedroom penthouses, 12 three-bedroom units and 24 two-bedroom units, for a total of 42 units. A second tower is scheduled to open in May 2014, and the third tower will open in January 2015. Upon completion, the resort will have 124 total units.
The resort is offering a Grand Opening Special with regular rates discounted 20 percent. Blue Residences’ deluxe hotel rooms start at $120 per night during the summer season, while one-bedroom apartment suites start at $180 per night. Two-, three- and five-bedroom units are also available at discounted rates. Travel agents earn 10 percent commission on all bookings. The Grand Opening Special is valid on bookings made through Jan. 31 for travel March 1 – Dec. 20.