Soul Beach Music Festival 2020 | Aruba

Dates: May 21-25, 2020 | Group size: 20-45 | Palm Beach, Aruba

About this trip

Memorial Day Weekend
May 21-25, 2020

Make some new memories at the 20th Annual Soul Beach Music Festival with Seas to See Travel.  We’ll be making our descent on One Happy Island, the paradise that is the gorgeous south Caribbean island of Aruba, May 21-25, 2020.

The Soul Beach Music Festival offers a unique blend of excitement, fun, and sophistication. Next Memorial Day weekend, you can be part of the action, partaking in the sultry daytime and nighttime festivities that has made this event the one you don’t want to miss. The Soul Beach Music Festival was voted one of the “Top Five Caribbean Celebrations by USA TODAY” and #1 “Caribbean Summer Festival” by Jetsetter Magazine. SBMF has renowned performing artists in music and comedy, all in one jam-packed weekend of music, entertainment, and sun!

Group Accommodations

About the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino

Located beachfront on the north end of Aruba’s famous Palm Beach, this upscale casino resort has modern rooms with balconies, custom-designed beds and flat-screen TVs, plus mini-fridges and tea/coffee-makers. Upgraded rooms add sitting areas and/or ocean views. Club-level rooms offer access to a private lounge with free breakfast and evening cocktails. Suites provide 4-poster beds and living areas. Rooms are limited, so book your room today to secure your spot!

L.G. Smith Boulevard # 101, Aruba • +297 586 9000

Do you prefer garden or ocean view?

Seas to See Travel currently has both run-of-ocean and run-of-house rooms available at prime discounted group rates on a first-come, first-option basis. We also offer various room packages to choose from with flexible payment plans while rooms last.

Available Packages

Room type OCCUPANCY COST (5 days/4 nights)
RUN OF HOUSE (ANY VIEW) Single (king) $1,395 per person
Double (two queens) $715 per person
Triple (two queens) $485 per person
Quad (two queens) $380 per person
RUN OF OCEAN (OCEAN VIEW) Single (king) $1,655 per person
Double (two queens) $845 per person
Triple (two queens) $575 per person
Quad (two queens) $440 per person

NOTE: AVAILABILITY IS NOT GUARANTEED AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. RATES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DEPENDING ON THE TYPE OF ROOM AND VIEW YOU SELECT.

Suite upgrades may be available. Group block expires April 20 and our rates are flexible; you can check in as early as May 18 and depart as late as May 28 based on availability. Submit requests for alternate dates or suite upgrades to your travel advisor at @ groups@seastoseetravel.com.

Included in rate

  • Applicable state, local taxes and service charge—currently 24.83% (14% Service Fee, 10.83% Government Tax), and $3.50 per room per night Environmental and AHATA Levy in effect at the time of check-out.
  • Round-trip airport transfer from/to airport and hotel
  • Non-alcoholic welcome beverage on arrival
  • Complimentary wifi access in guest rooms, pool, beach area, lobby, La Vista, Ruth Chris, and Tradewinds guest rooms. Access for up to six devices permitted per log-in.
  • Complimentary health club facilities (spa services additional)
  • 20% discount at Mandara Spa (reservations required)

Not included in rate

Required porterage and housekeeping charges: Porterage gratuities are $7.00 per person round trip. Housekeeping gratuities are $4.00 per room per day. Please note that Porterage and Housekeeping gratuities are required charges and are paid directly to resort along with incidentals upon checkout.

Meals or beverages

Transportation or tickets to festival concerts, shows or parties

Air travel

Convenience (credit card processing) fee charged by TravelJoy, Seas to See Travel’s payment processor

Marriott Room Types and Recreation

Garden View

View – lower floors with view of gardens

Bedding – 1 King or 2 queen beds – specific bedding types can not be guaranteed

Occupancy limits – 4 adults, 3 children, 4 total

Limited View

View : View of the California Lighthouse and neighboring Ritz Carlton.

Bedding :  1 King or 2 queens – specific bedding types cannot be  guaranteed

Occupancy limits – 4 adults, 3 children, 4 total

Note: This room category has a limited view.

Partial Oceanview

View – lower floors with view of the ocean

Bedding – 1 King or 2 queen beds – specific bedding types cannot be guaranteed

Occupancy limits – 4 adults, 3 children, 4 total.

Premium Oceanview

View – Caribbean ocean, rooms on upper floors

Bedding – 1 King or 2 queen beds – specific bedding types cannot be guaranteed

Occupancy limits – 4 adults, 3 children, 4 total

Oceanfront Junior Suite

View – Oceanfront, corner rooms starting on floor 2

Bedding – 1 king bed and a sofa bed.

Oversized room with hardwood flooring, seating area, desk, large bathroom, walk in closet and wrap around balcony.

Occupancy limits – 3 adults, 2 child, 3 total

Tradewinds Club Deluxe Oceanview

View:  Best ocean views located on floor 8

Bedding –1 King or 2 queen beds – specific bedding types can not be guaranteed. King bed rooms include a sofa bed.

Spacious rooms, sitting area with desk, oversized bathroom with walk in closed and 100 square foot balcony.

Occupancy limits – 2 adults

Rollaway beds are not available.

  • Basketball court
  • Volleyball
  • Direct beach access
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Resort Pool and H2Oasis adults-only pool
  • Mandara Spa Aruba
  • Steam bath
  • Gambling – Stellaris Casino – 18,000 square foot casino open 24 hours

Deposit & Monthly Payment Schedule

$150 deposit per person due at the time of booking or by 10/21/2019 for Double or Triple Occupancy

$300 deposit due at the time of booking or by 10/21/2019 for Single Occupancy

Monthly payment due the 20th of each month starting November 20, 2019. 

Final payment due on or before March 31, 2020. Late final payments will incur a $50 fee. If reservation is not paid in full, along with any late fees incurred, by April 15, 2020, your reservation will be canceled. Due to contractual obligations with the hotel, refunds will not be available if your reservation is canceled, so please be sure to pay your reservation in full by the due date. 

Monthly payments of $125 recommended until balance is paid in full. Other payment plans are available!

Frequently Asked Questions

Run of house (or ROH) means you will get whatever room is available when you check-in.

Run of ocean (or ROO) means you get whatever ocean view or ocean front room is available when you check-in.

Yes. all persons traveling to foreign countries are required to present a passport to re-enter the United States. Passport must be valid for six months prior to departure.

We strongly encourage all travelers to secure travel insurance. Quotes are available upon request.

Mandatory porterage and housekeeping gratuities. Porterage gratuities are $7.00 per person round trip. Housekeeping gratuities are $4.00 per room per day.

No. The Marriott Resort was strategically selected for the savvy festival-goer who prefers to be close enough to get in the mix of the action at the drop of a pin yet still be able to escape the masses when desired. 

Check-in time: 4 p.m.
Check-out time: 11 a.m.

Public wifi is also available at the airport and various venues on the island. Guest room wifi at the Marriott is free to travelers who book through Seas to See Travel. If you book separately, fees start at $7.95 per day.

You may be able to use your U.S. cellular phone in Aruba, but roaming and other charges may apply. Be sure to check with your carrier about any additional charges prior to departure to island. Another option is to rent cell phones on the island. Rentals require identification, such as a passport, and a deposit is required.

While the currency of Aruba is the Aruban florin, U.S. dollars are widely accepted in Aruba. However, the best exchange rates will be found in the U.S. at your bank or credit union or most major banks. They have access to the best exchange rates and usually charge fewer fees than exchange bureaus. As an absolute last resort, you can also exchange at the airport, either when you arrive or go by during business hours (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.).

Due to contractual obligations with the resort, fees are nonrefundable. There will be NO REFUNDS issued for any reason.

Go ahead and complete a travel profile to be added to the group and mailing list so that you’re kept apprised of new details. We’ll also let you know when rooms are on the verge of selling out.

According to AAA, you should plan to carry $50 to $100 worth of local currency per person per day while traveling abroad.

ready to book?

Ready to book your room? Review our travel policies, terms and conditions, then complete your travel profile and check your email for your deposit invoice.

TRAVEL POLICIES & GENERAL INFORMATION

Due to strict contractual obligations, any and all payments are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE! SPACE IS LIMITED!

A passport is required for this trip. Your passport must be valid 6 months after the return date for any international travel. Please register in your Full Legal Name as it appears on your passport. You may include any nicknames in your Seas to See client travel profile.

Airport Code is AUA Queen Beatrix International Airport.

Rates are not guaranteed until your deposit payment is received. The deposit payment per guest(s) will hold your room at the quoted rate. Room rates are based on the total occupancy (Single/Double/). If Double Occupancy is selected as your package, each guest must make deposit payment within 24 hours of the initial traveler deposit payment received. If not, the total package price will be adjusted to number of travelers who paid their deposit.

Please adhere to the Monthly Payment Schedule.

It’s important that you stay within the monthly payment deadlines. Monthly payments must be paid on time to secure your reservation from getting cancelled.

Seas to See Travel does not send out monthly notifications before due dates. Recurring payment option is available. If you do not request recurring payments, you are responsible for keeping up with your payments and making monthly payments on time. Not paying your invoice in a timely manner according to the schedule payment deadline may cause you to lose items within your package and/or result in cancellation. 

All guest(s) on the reservation must be up-to-date with their payments.

Payments received after due dates will incur a $50 late fee per person per month. Any late fees applied to your payment do not apply toward or decrease your reservation balance.

If any payments are not paid on time or missed without notifying Seas to See Travel, your reservation will be automatically cancelled.

Please notify Seas to See Travel of a missed payment or cancellation in writing. If no contact is made within 10 days of a missed payment, Seas to See Travel will have no choice but to assume you have cancelled your reservation.

If cancellation occurs and the occupancy of the room falls below the initial occupancy, payments must be paid to satisfy the adjusted room rate. Any new guest added to reservation will have to make all scheduled payments up-to-date.

The hotel will require you to present a valid Passport, credit or debit card at check-in. The card is required for any mandatory fee as well as any additional hotel incidental charges such as spa services or phone calls which are not included in the room rate. Room assignment is at the hotel discretion and can change at any time.

Airfare is not included.

Transportation to and from the hotel is not included unless otherwise indicated.

Your itinerary and confirmation email will go out 2-3 weeks before your arrival date.

Travel Insurance is not included. We strongly recommend you protect your investment. Travel insurance can be purchased through Seas to See Travel. While we offer travel insurance through our partner, each guest is responsible for purchasing your own travel insurance if you opt to not purchase through us. We are not responsible for any flight changes, delays or cancellations beyond our control.

Seas to See Travel shall not be liable for any personal injury, property damage, inconvenience, loss of time, or any other loss or damage, direct or indirect, arising out of any act, omission or negligence of any direct air carrier, motor coach company, hotel or any other person rendering any service or providing any accommodation or event in conjunction with the travel package. Seas to See Travel shall not be liable, for any injury, loss or damage, direct or indirect, sustained as a result of theft, accident, mechanical breakdown, government action (deployment), weather, act of God, traveler’s failure to make timely payments, or any other reason beyond Seas to See Travel’s control.

Itinerary subject to change. We reserve the right to make any changes to the hotel/resort, vendors, tours/excursions, and/or itinerary.

Please Note: By registering and paying for this event you are agreeing to Seas to See Travel Terms and Conditions. https://seastoseetravel.com/terms-conditions/