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Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Welcome to our home away from home in beautiful Aruba. The unit is a 1 bedroom, located within a gated 26 unit complex. As owners of this great property we offer great hands on service to make your stay 5 star. It's what separate's us from the rest. You are on vacation, and do not need to deal with any issues in your unit.

-High Speed unlimited Internet in each unit, and provided free with your stay.

55 inch smart TV, with YouTube and Netflex , and many more services

- Located just minutes away from beautiful Palm Beach. (1/2 Mile or just a short 10 minute walk)

- the famous Lighthouse, and Tierra Del Sol Golf Course only minutes away.

- The unit is just minutes away from the high-rise hotel district's many restaurants and casinos.

- 2 Gas BBQ'S for the guest to use.

-All beach towels and bath towels included.

-coin operated laundry services avail on the property

-All bedding Included.

-Safe's in each unit.

- large 80 foot long salt water swimming pool, with relaxing waterfalls, and LED lighting

-handy lock box with unit keys, no need to wait for anyone to open your unit.

-free discount books.

-welcome package with lots of recommendations to enhance your vacation

-daily room cleaning avail. (extra charges will apply)

-start up supply of toilet paper, paper towel, hand soap , dish detergent, Kleenex and a bar of soap for the shower.

-the photos of our unit is current and exactly what you will receive when you arrive. All units on the property are not exactly the same or as shown. all furnished differently.

-ground floor unit

-read our great 5 star reviews written by actual guest that have stayed in our units. and you will see why the choice is clear, where you should spend your next holiday.

-great grocery store right across the street.

-recommended car rental companies upon request.

-easy payment plans avail.

Aruba is unusual as it averages only 15 inches of rainfall per year and is south of the hurricane belt. The average temperature is 85 degrees year round.

The complex is very private and quiet.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

David Truman
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About David Truman

We spend our winters on the Island and are a hands on couple that make sure that all the fine details are taken care of before you arrive, no need to worry about problems if any should arrive, take off and enjoy your day, we will take care of it all.

David Truman purchased this condo in 2004

Why David Truman chose Bakval

This is the perfect complex, not to far away from the beaches, night life, restaurants , and shopping, but far enough to have a quite holiday . There is lots of room at our 26 unit complex, no need to fight over chairs.

What makes this condo unique

End Unit ground floor unit furthest from the road, many upgrades from other units on the same property, Like a rock wall , with flat screen 55inch TV, Youtube, Netflix and unlimited High speed internet right in the unit at no extra charge. All fees included,. why look any where else, we are the best and have the 5 star reviews to back it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Anita and Dave,

Just wanted to tell you both what a pleasurable experience it has been meeting you. Anita, even during course of communicating to organize the condo rental

you were a queen of charm and professionalism, you just made whole process easy and uncomplicated.

Wacamaya was everything it is described to be on the rental site. That was such a relief because in past have been disappointed many times when complex

doesn't live up to its description. Wacamaya is what a vacation should always be, comfortable, relaxing and it definitely has a " HOME " feeling.

We loved the first week getting around on foot and bus everywhere. Condo is perfectly situated only a 10 minute walk to high rise beach near Marriot, and

second week with the car rental gave us a chance to visit so many other attractions that were a little distance away.

Anita, you are a true sweetheart. I have witnessed how your kindness has no limits, not only do you move heaven and earth to make your condo renters as

comfortable and happy as possible but I have seen how wide your kindness spreads when you actually went out of your way to help a renter who rented from

another owner who was not available at that time, by lending her your own personal hairdryer.

Wacamaya is a true gem and anyone lucky enought to rent there will get the lucky bonus of having to deal with Anita and Dave "rare gems". What else

would we expect to find in a garden of eden "Wacamaya" in ARUBA.

Gia and Walter
Feb 2012
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Bakval Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1) all bed linen's are provided, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Portable Inflatable queen size bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Located @ 1 km to beach and high rise hotels, lots of water sports, tours and shopping


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(37 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.972973 based on 40 reviews


  • 5 of 5

If you’re coming to Aruba, please book this property. Everything looks exactly how it does in the pictures. Don’t let the outside fool you, this place is beautiful. Just a few minutes drive to popular beaches and shopping and restaurants. I would for sure choose this place again when I go back to Aruba.

The hosts were very responsive and came over to meet my wife and I. The neighbors were very cool as well. We didn’t have time to jump in the pool but it looked beautiful at night. Book this place, you won’t regret it.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review, We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay in our unit, and look forward to having you back soon Dave and Anita
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Wonderful recent stay in Aruba!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned home from a far too short visit to Aruba (who goes for only 6 days!). Although we are a Divi timeshare owner, we have been staying at VRBO properties the last 3 years and enjoy it so much more. We especially liked the excellent wifi and Roku setup on the living room TV - got to watch a lot of good movies. The king size bed was probably the most comfortable bed I have ever slept in, and the couch was also very comfortable.

The pool and landscaping in the inner courtyard were very nice, although the pool was a little cool - maybe because it rained a LOT the first few days. Anita and Dave were very responsive to any issues or questions we had. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia Beach

Just what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Wacamaya Apartments. Although it was a short drive to the beach it was close enough to everything. It was less than 5 min. drive to almost anywhere. The condo was clean and had beach chairs and towels for us to use when we did go to beach. One night we didn't want to drive and got a taxi to pick us up and drop us off later in the evening pretty quickly. David and Anita were both helpful with directions, suggestions and just being available for questions. We loved the island and felt safe anywhere we went(we drove from one end to the other). We will definitely return....

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dallas texas

Very nice private / home like property

  • 5 of 5

David and Anita are great. Very responsive to our needs

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clifton Park, N.Y. USA

Highly Enjoyable Stay

  • 5 of 5

We arrived just after a spell of rainy weather which is somewhat unusual for Aruba--we have rented at Wacamaya from the Trumans for 3 consecutive Januaries and had excellent weather on each occasion. Apt. 6A is a ground floor unit with a new flat screen TV supplemented with Roku which allowed us to watch movies on Netflix. My favorite pastime here is to swim in the beautiful waterfall pool just outside the front door of the apt. Snorkeling at one of the nearby beaches is also recommended. The Trumans are always available if any problems arise --this year they were kind enough to get us a discount card to use at Super Foods which can be pricey compared to USA food costs.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. We are very happy that you choose our unit for your vacation . We enjoy having you each year and hope to see you again soon Dave and Anita
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Best place to call home

  • 5 of 5

We have been enjoying Wacamaya since 2008, before marriage and kids- once the first was born 2011, we decided to use the hotels as they were more convenient as we could access the beaches without a rental car. Now the girls are 3 and 5, and no more diapers, we wanted to revisit Wacamaya. Dave and Anita are lovely people who make every effort to make your stay feel like home (or better!)

Excluding the fact Wacamaya is a fraction of what the (greedy) hotels are now charging, you could rent a nice car, eat at the best restaurants, have a shopping spree and still be ahead financially..

As an added bonus, I found the hiking and mtn. Bike trails are right across the road.

I love the place. Clean, great pool, great facilities and safe as it gets.. Best Island Ever!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Cory and Family, It was a pleasure to have you come back to Wacayama Apts. we always enjoy seeing our return guest.
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Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Palm Beach
Car: recommended

There are watersports booths all along the beach if you want to snorkel, dive, windsurf, boating, deep sea fishing etc. If you have your own snorkel gear there are many places that you can go and snorkel on your own. Malmok Beach and Arashi Beach and along this area are the spots to snorkel. A lot of people also go to Baby Beach at the other end of the island to snorkel.

All the beaches in Aruba are public. You will find many spots along the beaches with huts and you can use these and take some beach towels etc. There is a cooler bag and two beach chairs in the condo and some floaties that you can use also.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and Laundry $50
Tax Rate 9.5%

Please note that there are no hidden fees, no cleaning fees added to the rental cost, internet is included. If you choose to pay with a credit card Paypal will add 4% to the fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.