WATERFRONT APARTMENT IN CENTRAL WILLEMSTAD OVERLOOKING FLOATING BRIDGE

Jacqueline Capriles

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 3 nights
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WATERFRONT APARTMENT IN CENTRAL WILLEMSTAD OVERLOOKING FLOATING BRIDGE

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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom, On the famous Handelskade Waterfront

Location! Location! Location! You won't get any closer to the city than this. We are centrally located on the famous Handelskade waterfront. Even if you've never been to Curacao, you have likely seen the colorful postcard-perfect section of Handelskade perched along the Santa Anna Bay. It is the collection of colorful buildings that you see in every Curacao postcard. This world UNECSO historic site is a vibrant reminder of Curaçao's Dutch heritage, as well as the most breathtaking part of Curacao.

This prime area of Curacao is unique and is located in the heart of the city. We are only 15 minutes from the airport. The view from the apartment is phenomenal with panoramic views of the harbor, Otrobanda, the Queen Emma Bridge and Queen Juliana Bridge .

The apartment is furnished in modern style with an open floor plan. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes a microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer. The apartment is spacious and has 2 bedrooms with air-conditioning and 2 bathrooms. The living room is air-conditioned as well and includes a 32 inch LCD TV with cable television, free wireless internet and plenty of privacy.

All details have been attended in order to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The apartment is easily accessible by elevator or stairs. The apartment sleeps 4 persons but we can accommodate up to 8 with an apartment next door. See listing 3635844.

Here you’ll find open markets, restaurants, tourist attractions, night life and other establishments all within walking distance. You’ll love our central location and modern comforts.

If you are interested staying in the city and visiting the pristine beaches of the country, be sure to ask us about our town and country deal. Its the best of both worlds. Stay part of your vacation in the city and in the country.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Jacqueline Capriles (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Jacqueline Capriles

I have always loved visiting the Island of Curacao. It has become my favorite place in the world. My parents are originally from Curacao and I visit here often. So when an opportunity came along for me to purchase a home on the famous Handelskade waterfront, I jumped at the opportunity to be part of this World Unesco Heritage site.

Jacqueline Capriles purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Jacqueline Capriles chose Curacao

What I love about this property is that it is in the center of town overlooking the Santa Ana Bay. I enjoy the water, but not big on soaking in the sun all day. I like the country, but I'm more of a city person and rather be around people and a lively environment, yet have my privacy at the same time. This property gives me all this and more.

What makes this apartment unique

Here I am so close to everything. I can walk to stores, cafes, take in a movie at the theater, watch the ships sail from my balcony, go to the museum, restaurants, check out the live bands on the waterfront or even go clubbing at night and not have to drive anywhere.

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Waterfront Apartment in Central Willemstad Overlooking Floating Bridge
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Curacao Caribbean
5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5
The apartment was clean and comfortable and the views of the harbor were amazing. I arrived the night before my friend and the property manager was kind and patient with a tired woman getting in late and travelling alone, she helped me get my luggage to the apartment and showed me where to park the car. One of the bedroom air conditioners gave out and they were quick to respond and get a repairman to the apartment. When he couldn't fix it that day, Jacqueline moved us to her other apartment next door which was also very nice.
  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Waterfront Apartment in Central Willemstad Overlooking Floating Bridge
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+1 800-975-6548
Curacao Caribbean
Pittsburgh,Pa
5

Town & Country package was Awesome! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-5 STARS!!

Town & Country package was Awesome! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED-5 STARS!!
  • 5 of 5
We chose the town and country package for our stay in Curacao this time and now believe this is the only way to go!! Both homes were clean, well-stocked and easily located. Each property manager is extremely helpful and truly interested making our stay the best we’ve ever had!
Where do I begin? First, We stayed in the historical city of Willemstad. The 2 bedroom waterfront apartment was in the perfect location for shopping, casino, dining and listening to live music. We enjoyed a glass of wine while watching from our balcony, the Queen Emma Pontoon bridge open and tugs guide the large ships in and out of the harbor. We rented a car but no worries! The parking garage was free and easy to locate. The views of the city were just wonderful from the Riff Fort Diner.
Next it was a home on the northern side of the island in Westpunt. Again, the directions were simple and we found Marazul Dive Resort clean safe and beautifully landscaped. Our 3 bedroom home there was completely air conditioned and also well stocked with anything you might need including Snorkel gear!! We do not dive but the resort does have a dive shop on site for those who do. Our favorite part of MDR was the beautiful beaches a stone’s throw away- collecting sea glass- cliff jumping and just lying at the pool in the Caribbean sun!
Both owners were extremely easy to work with and very prompt on their replies to questions. We will most definitely stay with Jacqueline and the Becks again!! WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PACKAGE!
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Waterfront Apartment in Central Willemstad Overlooking Floating Bridge
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Curacao Caribbean
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in the Comfort Apartment from 12/30-01/01. It was excellent! Very clean, easy to locate, and incredibly convenient to everything in downtown Willemstad. The property manager was very nice, responsive, and trustworthy. If we go back to Willemstad, there is no doubt we will try to stay here. 5 Stars!
  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It was great having you as a guest. Come back again.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
8.3 Miles
Hato International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1.3 Miles
Queen Julianna Bridge
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Iguana Cafe (next door)

The handelskade waterfront nettled above the santa ana bay. This area is unique and in the heart of the town. Here you’ll find open markets, restaurants, tourist attractions, night life and other establishments all within walking distance.

Here are a few places we recommend to sight see.

Punda is the main shopping area of willemstad. The pedestrian-only streets create a picturesque atmosphere with many shops conveniently located in one area.

The queen emma bridge is a floating pontoon bridge, which swings perpendicular across the harbor and opens and closes so ships can pass through. This bridge has been nominated for the 8th wonder of the world.

The queen juliana bridge is a 1,625-foot-long bridge and stands 200 feet above the water. It's the highest bridge in the Caribbean and affords breathtaking views of the city, day and night.

Around the corner from our location is where you’ll find the floating markets, boats from venezuela and Colombia bring in a colorful smorgasbord of fruits, vegetables and the day’s fresh catch.

Next to the venezuelan floating fruit market, you can book a motor cruise eastwards on the insulinde with captain phil and his crew. He’ll take you on a 3-hour cruise along the coast where you can snorkel over the famous sunken tugboat wreck lying in 14 feet (4m) water depth. This wreck is curacao's finest snorkel attraction.

The curaçao maritime museum takes visitors on a discovery tour of more then 500 years of maritime history of curaçao.

The kura hulanda museum boasts a size-able collection of african art – one of the largest in the caribbean.

The mikve israel-emanuel synagogue, is the oldest synagogue still in use in the new world. There is a jewish historical museum on the property, occupying two buildings that date to 1728. You'll find artifacts like a torah scroll, brought to the island by the first jewish settlers, and hand-wrought, centuries-old silver items once used in religious ceremonies.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Curacao Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Carnival Jan - Feb - Mar
Jan 3 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes Optional pick up/drop off airport $50 each way.
15 KWH of electricity a day is included. This is for normal usage per day. We charge
.50 cents per Kilowatt for overage.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Curacao Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Elevator ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - combination tub/shower , toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • The master bedroom has a private bathroom and windows facing the bay. The second bedroom has a bathroom outside of the bedroom and windows do not face the harbor.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

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