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Arashi Beach Apartment Rental Photos and Description
NO SHARE each apartment 1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom,Sleeps 2,
we are renting two ocean view apartments A/B an 2 no ocean view: studio D (2BR)and Apt C , Ocean view apartment A and B, overlooking the Boca cave beach, beautiful snorkeling and swimming in crystal clear ocean area between Boca Catalina and famous Arashi beach. No sharing of kitchen or bathrooms, all separate. AND WE HAVE MORE ask for avaiability , no ocean view = the same great BEACH DISTANCE, all units with a safe
The bedroom, bathroom and outdoor dining areas are large and, although there aren't a lot of "bells and whistles", that's why I really liked it. They provide what is essential: toilet paper, paper towels, dish soap, beach towels and regular towels. If you wanted to have housekeeping, use of the washer and dryer, snorkel equipment and/or beach chairs, it was all available for a small fee but not required. The bed was super-comfortable. I loved the convenience of being able to walk to the beach. Yes, there are a lot of boats that come there to snorkel but, as another reviewer stated, there's plenty of room in the ocean! The ductless air conditioner was just what we needed to keep cool. The owner just asks that you don't go crazy using it, i.e. turn it down to freezing while you're not even in the room. I never had problems using their free wifi. The owner was always available when I needed her but definitely respects your space.
Nice villa, perfect location and fantastic people!
5 of 5
Crystal Beach villa has been an excellent option for us to relax in one quiet part of Aruba, perform beach snorkeling as much as we wanted as well as meet interesting and friendly people. This was a first experience in Aruba from Sept 22 to Oct 05 2013.
The villa location is prime; very close from Malmock beach (the best beach snorkeling spot in Aruba) and within walking distance from Arashi beach (very nice and quiet beach).
The accommodations are very spacious and very well maintained. All you need is available as advertised.
Dealing with Viola (resident owner of the villa) has been easy, clear and pleasant all the way from the time we started to plan the trip until we came abck home. Viola is attentive to your needs and always finds ways to help answering questions, resolving issues and accommodating requests.
Viola and her family are warm and friendly people. They know how to interact to make you feel good in full respect of your intimacy.
We only have good memories of our journey at Crystal Beach villa!
Submitted: Dec 21, 2013
Stayed: Sep 2013
Owner's Response: Thank you very much it makes me always happy when my guest are satisfactory, thank you, Vi
I stayed in this apartment with my mother and sister for a "girls" vacation. This was perfect for our retreat. We had plenty of space and it was beautifully built with a full kitchen and all you need to relax and enjoy Aruba. Viola, Mike and Miro are wonderful and can guide you to any activity you would like to do on the island. So much better than a hotel...it was like having your own home on the beach of Aruba. Just steps away from snorkeling with turtles, stingrays and fish that will eat from your hand. Mike even offers night snorkeling tours and this was a very unique experience and a lot of fun. Give it a try if you are staying here.
I would highly recommend this apartment for a vacation.
We stayed for one week at the Beach view apartment and it was wonderful! The bedroom is large and with the AC always on, it was always refreshing to step inside after soaking in the sun outside. The kitchen is also large and has all the appliances you need for cooking. Our favorite room was the dinning room/open terrace. You can lay on the hammock by the dining table and feel the warm breeze. Or, you can walk right out the terrace facing the beach and relax out on the lounge chairs. The apartment was fully cleaned before our arrival and Viola would provide us with fresh beach and shower towels daily. It's a good idea to rent a car if you stay here so you can drive to the supermarket, downtown, restaurants, hotel strip, etc. If you do rent a car, make sure you park it within the gates of the house. The beach just steps away from this house is great: it's small and quiet and, arguably, has the best snorkeling in Aruba! The water is crystal clear and we went back to this beach every day! Viola and her family live downstairs and they were all very friendly, kind and helpful. I would highly recommend staying here as it was a large, beautiful apartment next to a great beach.
Crystal Beach Villa is a tropical Paradise. You won't find a better or nicer place in Aruba to stay. The photographs, lovely as they are, simply don't do it justice. They don't capture the songbirds and parrots in the coconut palms just off the private terrace. They don't show you the entire world of flora and fauna that lives underwater in the coral reef just steps from the house. And photographs can't possibly convey the feel of the constant tradewinds blowing through the entire apartment, giving it that fresh, perfect summer day feel all of the time. (But whenever you prefer, there is air conditioning in the large bedroom/sitting area.) The beach you see in the photos, a few steps from the house, is considered by many to be the best snorkeling spot on the entire island of Aruba. A larger beach, Arashi, is about six houses up the street, and is one of the nicest beaches for both snorkeling and swimming you'll find anywhere in the Caribbean. The house is exactly as described, and more. Everything we needed for a relaxing vacation was provided (including wifi connection and a nice big TV). Our apartment was clean, spacious, and so convenient and comfortable that we often found ourselves just " staying put." Although we are typically more ambitious explorers when we travel, we found little reason to leave the beauty and relaxed ambiance of our apartment ("Where else could we go that would be this beautiful and pleasant?" we'd ask ourselves). And the landlady of Crystal Beach Villa, Viola Frankova, could not have been more gracious. If you are looking for a relaxed, private, and beautiful place to unwind, this would be that place. We spent two weeks there, every day a perfect day, every night a perfect night, black sky with bright stars, moon, and puffy little clouds blowing across the sky. We can't wait to go back!
Submitted: Apr 1, 2013
Stayed: Dec 2012
Owner's Response: We are happy you had a good time, Thank you, Vi
Rates are: excluding 9½% government tax and $3 environmental levy per night per studio
in US $ per night based on double occupancy
Additional charge of $25 per night per studio is applicable with reservations less than 4 nights.
Extra person charge $25 per night. Children under 6 years free
Cancellation 8 weeks or more prior your check in date will be charged with half of the deposit.
deposit is $ 200, cancel minimum 8 weeks before check in= $ 100 back. Cancel less that 8 weeks before check in we charge the deposit.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.