Gerard Coste   Executive Chef

Gerard Coste
Executive Chef

What is life without passion? Passions offers the most romantic beach dinner experience in the low- and high-rise hotel area. They’re right on the beach, in a romantic setting with dramatically lit torches.

You can enjoy fresh fish, seafood and meat dishes, while you watch a stunning Aruban sunset with your toes in the soft white sand. Passions also offers an extensive range of gluten-free and vegetarian choices; all their dishes are prepared on open fires without the use of electrical appliances. End your dinner with one of their delicious desserts while gazing at the romantic starry sky. Fire up your romance and your appetite at Passions.


Range: 9.00 – 15.00

Aruban Seafood Soup
a rich cream-based soup with mussels, shrimp, calamari and grouper with a dash of cognac

South Beach Watermelon Salad
mixed baby greens with Kalamata olives, cucumber and feta cheese, drizzled with orange-ginger-sweet chili sauce

fresh raw fish cured in lemon and lime juice, onions, bell peppers, cilantro and spicy cassava cracker

Ahi Tuna Poke Style
tuna, Indonesian-flavored vinaigrette with golden berries, cucumber and wasabi mayonnaise

Lobster Tabbouleh
couscous salad, mint, parsley, watermelon, mango, lobster medallions and tomato coulis on baby greens

Range: 13.50 – 26.00

Beetroot Couscous
couscous salad, mint, parsley, watermelon, mango, and tomato coulis on baby greens

Samosa Turn Over
served with lavender polenta, Caribbean ratatouille, asparagus, roasted tomato and cilantro pesto

Quorn Chik’n Penne Pasta
tossed in a Caribbean ratatouille with asparagus, roasted pepper pesto, sun-dried tomatoes and olives, topped with vegan chik’n patty

Vegetables and Salad Entrée
Caribbean ratatouille, asparagus, green beans and roasted tomatoes, served with a small cunucu salad

Range: 29.00 – 49.00

Grouper and Lobster
fillet rolled with lobster mousse, cognac-bisque sauce, Caribbean ratatouille and lavender polenta

Barbecue-rubbed Mahi-mahi
with bacon-wrapped scallops, mustard sauce, cilantro pesto and Creole-style potatoes

Passions Fish Platter
combination of grouper, sea bass and mahi-mahi with green beans and lavender polenta

Range: 8.50 – 18.00

Crème Brûlée
a delicious classic dessert of creamy chilled custard with caramelized sugar

Fruity Cholado
Latin exotic fruit cocktail with white cheese and condensed milk, served with passion fruit sherbet


on the Beach

Amsterdam Manor Beach Resort
Juan E. Irausquin Blvd. 252
(297) 527-1118
(297) 527-1129



Lunch: 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.,
Monday to Sunday
Dinner: 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.,
Monday to Sunday
Beach Bar: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.,
Monday to Sunday
Happy Hour: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.,
Monday to Sunday
Dining: Outdoors (on the beach)
Serving: Lunch – Dinner
Attire: Elegantly casual
Entertainment: Live music
✓ Bar
✓ Parking



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