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La Quinta Courier Winter 2015
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Greetings from the President

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones from Ruthanne and I, our Board of Directors, Susan & John Szafranski, Ed & Jane Levine, John & Carolyn Holmes, Bill & Kathy Accordino and the entire management team and staff at La Quinta Beach Resort Aruba. At this time of year when the air is filled with music and the smell of holiday cooking, our thoughts turn to our extended family at La Quinta and the joy they bring to our lives.

As this very progressive year, full of accomplishments, comes to a close we want to thank you all for the support and confidence you have placed in our TEAM.  May this holiday season and the New Year bring joy and happiness to your families. May peace and warmth fill your homes and your home away from home for many years to come.


Enjoy the spirit of the season.

Stephen Scaturro
President, La Quinta Beach Resort Aruba

 

Letter from the Resort Manager

The resort team is working hard to prepare for the up-coming holidays and high season.
In fact, the sun is shining as I type this message to you right now! 

The staff would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday. As this year has passed with lots of accomplishments, progress and achievements, new goals have also been set for 2016. All of us hope to see you soon at the resort and we send our warm thoughts to you and your families for a wonderful and safe Holiday Season.

Cheers!

Ika Arends
Resort Manager
La Quinta Inventory Update
Inventory is now 99% sold. It’s been a great year for La Quinta Beach Resort.
 
Things you should know:
Reservations

Although as a member, you should not have to make reservations when coming down on your own week, we request that you let us know at least 90 days in advance by email at reservations@laquintaaruba.net whether you are coming or want to bank your unit this year. We would like to remind you that only reservations booked with our Reservations Department can be guaranteed. For additional days, we are giving our members a 25% discount on room rates and availability.
Front Desk

Our front desk is open from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM. After 11:00 PM the computer system will answer and redirect all phone calls. It’s important that your relatives and friends back home, know your suite number so that the computer system can transfer the calls. Please feel free to call us anytime during office hours. Our telephone number is: (297) 5275000. We also have a fax service at (297) 5275001.
Beach Hours
Eagle Beach in Aruba is one of the most breathtaking beaches on the island. Eagle Beach boasts the widest beach in Aruba and is famous for its pristine and soft white sands. Eagle Beach offers a clear, sparkling Caribbean, ample parking, shaded picnic areas, some huts, and a variety of motorized water sports.

A few months per year Aruba Eagle Beach is dotted with red and white markers to protect turtle nests. The turtles hatch mostly around sunset and at night. Four species of sea turtles nest in Aruba - Leatherback, Loggerhead, Green and Hawksbill. Turtles can have their nest anywhere on the island, however most nests can be found on Eagle Beach in Aruba. Each nest contains some 80 eggs. Watching the hatchlings find their way to the ocean conquering the sand and waves is a unique vacation experience in Aruba. 

La Quinta is located just across the road; La Quinta provides cabanas and lounges from
8:00 am to 6:30 pm for its members and guests.
Maid Service
There is daily maid service in your room. Relax and enjoy your vacation.

Correspondence
Please email your correspondence regarding the reservations or any questions directly to our resort:
info@laquintaaruba.net

Reservations Department:
reservations@laquintaaruba.net
 

Important!

Please be advised that your maintenance fee will be due on December 31, 2015.
The amount is stated in the maintenance billing you have received
on September, 2015 via email.

Mail your check to President Scaturro
Mr. Stephen Scaturro
P.O. BOX 926
Brick, NJ. 08723


 
Upcoming Upgrades / Projects

Eco-friendly products for housekeeping made on the island by a company called Arupro is only going to be used during the course of 2016 to clean the suites at La Quinta. Our vision is to have the resort undergo various audits in the near future in order to be recognized as an eco-friendly resort. These certifications include ISO 14001, Green Globe and Travelife.

Remodeling of Phase II suites will commence during the course of 2016. The first suite that will be remodeled is suite 2001. The remodeling includes kitchen upgrade, bathroom upgrade, and new stainless-steel appliances and to help us conserve electricity we will also install isolated windows and doors. Pavers project similar to what was done in Phase I will also take shape in phase II during the course of 2016.

The pool deck will be expanded with approximately 7 meters. The overhang will also be extended to accommodate two rows of lounge chairs.  The pool renovation is also part of the renovation of Phase II. Like the pavers project the pool renovation will also be done during the course of low season.
Who's who at La Quinta Beach Resort

Board of Directors:
Stephen Scaturro
President
Susan Szafranski
Secretary
William Accordino
Treasurer 
Edward Levine
Board member
John Holmes
Board member
Executive Office
Enrika “Ika” Arends
Resort Manager
Ursell Arends
Operations Manager
Ingrid Floranus
Assistant Manager
Shakira Arends
Accountant
Front Desk
Arlyn Gonzaga
Front Office Clerk
McKeisha Ross
Front Office Supervisor
Jonathan Tentativa
Front Office Clerk
Engineering Department
Javier Morante
Manager
Mario Tromp
Supervisor
Raymond Tromp
Carpenter
Adalberto Salazar
Handyman
Gilberto Croes
Electrician
Housekeeping Department
Frandzy Philemont
Supervisor
Teresa Peña
Assistant Supervisor
Ana Maria Croes
Room Attendant
Graciela Morante
Room Attendant
Sashanie Rhoden
Room Attendant
Elsa Polanco
Room Attendant
Ramona de los Santos
Room Attendant
Luisa Toledo
Room Attendant
Aracelis Maduro
Room Attendant
Martha Jimenez
Room Attendant
Yinette Jimenez
Room Attendant
Mona Jean Baptiste
Laundry Attendant
Cezaire Jean Gonnel
Houseman
Roman Polanco
Houseman
Pool & Beach Department
Roderick “Cocoy” Militante
Pool & Beach Attendant
Reinhard “Ray” Breinburg
Pool & Beach Attendant
Kylliam “Toro” Bolivar
Pool & Beach Attendant
Gardening and Landscape Department
Rauly Wiersma
Gardener
Security Department
Dennis Peregrino
Security
Wismick Gabriel
Security
Latouche Audison
Security 
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