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Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Monday, April 15th, 2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By tombo4357
Divi Aruba Phoenix week 22 studio for rent

Divi Aruba Phoenix week 22 studio for rent (June 1 to June 8-2013) for $799 total . This 8th floor ocean front unit (804) on the sunset side of the tower has an unobstructed view of the ocean from...
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Wednesday, January 18th, 2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 698
Posted By tombo4357
Aruba Divi Phoenix 6-2 to 6-9-2012 memorial Day Week

I have unit 804 in the Divi Aruba Phoenix for rent for memorial Day Week (6-2 to 6-9-2012). I can't go this year so it is for rent. This is a studio unit on the sunset side of the original tower....
Forum: Aruba Timeshare for Rent Saturday, February 5th, 2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 608
Posted By tombo4357
Memorial Day week at Divi Aruba Phoenix in 8th floor studio for rent

I have memorial day week (May 28 to June 4) for rent in unit 804 for $899 total. This is an 8th floor studio ocean front unit on the sunset side of the resort. The sun rises on the other side of the...
Forum: Aruba in General Wednesday, March 31st, 2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By tombo4357
Re: please sign the fishermen's huts petition immediately

Edited because I misread and I apologize. You were discussing Aruba politics and I read American wrongly into the comment.

I will not discuss politics here again (outside of Aruba politics), and I...
Forum: Aruba in General Tuesday, March 30th, 2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By tombo4357
Re: please sign the fishermen's huts petition immediately

Sounds like our administration allright. Blame everything bad that happens on the previous administration to deflect from their own inadequacies (economy, unemployment, deficit), and take credit for...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, March 21st, 2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,795
Posted By tombo4357
Re: please sign the fishermen's huts petition immediately

I have posted your e-mail and the link to sign the petition in 2 different threads on TUG (listed below).

I hope that everyone who finds your petition will forward it to everyone they know who...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Thursday, July 9th, 2009, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,989
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Hyatt sunday brunch

I made reservation for 12:30 but they emailed me back and said they had availability at 12 or 1 pm. I chose 1 pm because I wanted to have plenty of time to eat, but I also wanted to eat as late as...
Forum: Aruba Restaurant Reviews Monday, July 6th, 2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,989
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Hyatt sunday brunch

I ate the brunch at the Hyatt about a month ago. The food was very good, there was a lot of variety, and you can eat until you can eat no more. It was worth the money IMO. If you eat late enough you...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Sunday, June 21st, 2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,162
Posted By tombo4357
Re: divi phoenix 6/13/09

Breakfast is available at the Sunset Beach Bistro. I sent you a link to their menus earlier. They also have a package where breakfast is included every day for a set price that you can add to your...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Saturday, June 20th, 2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,162
Posted By tombo4357
Re: divi phoenix 6/13/09

The Sunset Beach Bistro has very reasonable lunch prices. Here is the web site with their menus for breakfast, lunch, and supper. Make a reservation for a sunset dinner on the sand. It is the best...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Monday, June 8th, 2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,162
Posted By tombo4357
Re: divi phoenix 6/13/09

Join Texas de Brazil and you will get a 25% off coupon good for 30 days within 24 hours. If your anniversary or birthday are within the next 30 days you can get a buy one get one free meal coupon...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Monday, June 8th, 2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

As I said on another thread we cancelled Old Man and the sea and ate at Chalet Suisse the last night so we could be back in our room to watch the sunset. The meal at the Chalet Suisse was great but I...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Monday, June 8th, 2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,162
Posted By tombo4357
Re: divi phoenix 6/13/09

I left the Divi Phoenix Saturday at 1 PM, and I didn't want to leave. This was my first trip to the Phoenix and first to Aruba and I loved it. The construction is indoors on the new buildings and out...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

The first night we ate at Pure Beach and the burgers were very good. The resort is great and I love our view from the tower. The new pool is nice and nothing is crowded at the new pool, the old pool,...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

Thanks. I assumed they had beach towels, but I figured better safe than sorry.

Another thing, I don't think that the Phoenix has wireless internet. Is there any reason to bring my laptop...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

Does the Divi Phoenix supply beach towels or do I need to bring them?

I am almost through packing and I am trying not to forget anything I need.

Thanks,

Tom
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Thursday, May 28th, 2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

I was beginning to pack and realized that I am not sure if they have the standrd electrical plugs or not. Do I need adapters or can I plug in my computer, battery chargers, etc in just like I do in...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Sunday, May 24th, 2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

I sent in a request for 6:30 pm reservation on the sand. THANKS.

This should be a great last evening on the Island.

LESS THAN A WEEK TO GO!!!!!
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Sunday, May 24th, 2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

I was going on line to make a reservation for Old Man and the Sea. What time should I ask for so that I will be there for the sunset? Also what should I request for seating?

Thanks for the help....
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Sunday, May 17th, 2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

Thanks for the update. I hope that the lanscaping will provide more shade as it matures because I like to lay by the pool and beach without direct exposure to the sun. I might have to spend some...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Thursday, May 14th, 2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Has the new Restaurant opened yet?

The windows on Aruba sunset dinner is fabulous? I had only read about their brunch. Is the Hyatt Brunch, the brunch at Le Dome, or the brunch at Windows on Aruba the one I need to visit for my first...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Tuesday, May 12th, 2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

Thanks for the update. I hope the post about the pool at the swim up bar being empty of water is talking about something that happened in the past. Please tell me that the swim up bar is full and...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Tuesday, May 12th, 2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

Thanks so much!! I was worried, but now I feel much better. Heck I am staying there if none of the elevators work. I have my reservations, my plane tickets, and I am ready to go whether they have an...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Tuesday, May 12th, 2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction update on Divi Site

I will update on the jacuzzi and kids pool when I return in 4 weeks.

You are talking about the elevators in the Villas. The elevator they are talking about is in the original tower. From what I...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Monday, May 11th, 2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,588
Posted By tombo4357
Construction update on Divi Site

"Contruction Notice: The Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort will begin construction on the new lobby May 11, 2009. Jack hammering to the area may occur for a 4 week period. We apologize for the...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Sunday, May 10th, 2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Has the new Restaurant opened yet?

What a great report. I am very glad that the restaurant is open, that the food is good, and that the resort has retained the charm that I have heard so much about. Several have posted saying that...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Saturday, May 9th, 2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Has the new Restaurant opened yet?

Which Sunday Brunch should I do (if any)? I have read about Windows on Aruba, Le Dome, and the Hyatt brunches. I think I can walk to the Hyatt from the Divi Phoenix (at least I think I can), so if...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Friday, May 8th, 2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Has the new Restaurant opened yet?

That's 2 for Old Man and the Sea. So far that is the winner. The first night I am in Aruba I am going to reserve the Friday night reservation for one last romantic meal before we get back to the real...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Friday, May 8th, 2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Has the new Restaurant opened yet?

Just 2 of us, me and the wife.
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Friday, May 8th, 2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Has the new Restaurant opened yet?

Thanks! I sure hope the food is good because it would be great to have a really good meal without ever leaving the resort. I have searched the net for information on Pure Beach (which is supposed to...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Thursday, May 7th, 2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,108
Posted By tombo4357
Has the new Restaurant opened yet?

I was wondering if anyone knows if the new Restaurant at the Divi Phoenix has opened yet and if anyone knew if the food was any good. I would hate to waste a meal out on a bad restaurant when there...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Friday, April 3rd, 2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,231
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction Update

So basically no one has a clue when the construction will end or when the restaurant will open. I had figured that by the end of May/ early June when I arrive that the whole resort will be open and...
Forum: Costa Linda Resort Saturday, March 7th, 2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,944
Posted By tombo4357
E-bay auction week 10 Costa Linda

For any who are interested there is a 2 bed room 2 bath week 10 at the Costa Linda being auctioned on e-bay. It will end at around 10 pm eastern on Marhc 7th, 2009. The auction number is...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Wednesday, March 4th, 2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,231
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Construction Update

I am not going until May 30th. Originally they were going to have the new pool and restaurant open by january 1st. Then it was going to be open by the end of January. Now it is April 1st. That is...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 2nd, 2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,272
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Import Duty on Alcohol

I have reserved a 5 day compact car rental through Hans at Tropic since so many reccomended him. I have read about tours to the hidden pool, lighthouse, church, caves and other places that they say...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 2nd, 2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,272
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Import Duty on Alcohol

Thanks for the advice on Lings. I will be reading a lot of threads and asking a lot of questions before I go. I always hate to return home from a trip to hear someone say did you eat at XYZ...
Forum: Aruba in General Monday, March 2nd, 2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,272
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Import Duty on Alcohol

Thanks for all the answers. I have never carried my liquor with me on any vacation unless I was driving there. After reading this thread I thought that it might be something I needed to do on my...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, March 1st, 2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,272
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Import Duty on Alcohol

I am going to Aruba for the first time in a couple of months. I assume that alcohol is more expensive in Aruba than the US which is why some people are carrying liquor with them. How much more...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Thursday, February 19th, 2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,127
Posted By tombo4357
Re: divi phoenix construction update jan 18 2009

The last time I called North Carolina I was assured that the pool woud be open in January and the Restaurant should not be far behind. They said the construction should be finished by the end of...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Wednesday, February 18th, 2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,127
Posted By tombo4357
Re: divi phoenix construction update jan 18 2009

I am going to the Phoenix (and Aruba) from May 30th to June 6th for the first time. What are the chances that the construction will be finished and that the pool and restaurant will be open by the...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Wednesday, November 12th, 2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,704
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Update On Construction

Thanks so much for the pictures and the update. I feel pretty good that the pool will be open by the end of May. That gives them 6 and 1/2 months to finish the pool and add water. I will keep my...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Tuesday, October 28th, 2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,891
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Omar damages the Phoenix

I am glad to hear that the beach erosion wasn't bad. I also am hoping that the new pool will be open by the time I go because I will enjoy that swim-up bar every day.:tounge_sm
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Tuesday, October 21st, 2008, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,891
Posted By tombo4357
Omar damages the Phoenix

I called the Divi home office yesterday to see if there was any damage at the Phoenix from Hurricane Omar, and sadly she said that there was. The rep told me that there was quite a bit of water and...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Tuesday, October 7th, 2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,704
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Update On Construction

This article from September 10, 2008 says that the new Phoenix is scheduled to open in a couple of months. I hope this is true.

Divi Previews the Phoenix to the Press | Bati Bleki...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Wednesday, August 27th, 2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,161
Posted By tombo4357
Construction timetables

I talked to the Divi US office last week and they said that the construction on the new towers should be completed by the first week of December. I asked them when the new pool with the swim up bar...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Saturday, August 16th, 2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,125
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Where do you like to eat after a long day of flying?

Does Pizza Hut have the Buffet open after 9PM? :tounge_sm

Ok, adding a cab ride option to the walking distance plan, the first night choice should be where? Bingos? I am looking for good food in...
Forum: Aruba by Day and Night Friday, August 15th, 2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,125
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Where do you like to eat after a long day of flying?

I am making my first trip to Aruba in 2009 to the Divi Phoenix. I will be drinking on the flight which arrives at about 2 pm and by the time I check in it will be 3 or 4 pm. A couple of drinks at the...
Forum: Divi Phoenix Resort Thursday, July 24th, 2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,973
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Tower elevators

I can't find anything talking about new elevators in the Towers. Does anyone know if there are going to be new elevators and when they might be installed?

Also, does anyone know when the new...
Forum: Aruba in General Thursday, May 15th, 2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,600
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Questions about Divi Aruba Phoenix

Thanks to Arubasun for the review of your trip and for giving me an idea of what the crowds are like this time of year. Thank you Daka, Divi Aruba, and all the other responders who have been so...
Forum: Aruba in General Sunday, May 11th, 2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,600
Posted By tombo4357
Re: Questions about Divi Aruba Phoenix

Divi Aruba, you really are the Aruba expert!

I have asked for floorplans and resort layout maps on 2 different web sites, and you are the only one who has been able to send them to me. This web...
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