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Lovely condo in Palma Real,Palm Beach - Quiet location yet close to everything.

Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


Minimum Stay
5 nights

About the property

1 master bedroom/bathroom, sleeps 2 plus 1 adult or 2 young kids on futon in LR

Lovely condo on the ground floor, with open plan kitchen, living and dining room. There is a private patio off the master bedroom. The lovely complex is quiet, but only a few minutes drive to downtown Palm Beach with its shops, beaches, cinemas and night-life, or a 10 minute walk. The complex has two pools, children's pool and playground. There is 24/7 security and parking outside the unit. A small grocery store, several excellent restaurants and banks are within a few minutes walk. The condo is charmingly decorated in 'Caribbean Ikea' style to make you feel you are truly in a tropical paradise. The kitchen is fully equipped, including coffee-maker, microwave oven, full size stove top/ oven and washer/dryer. There are ceiling fans in every room and A/C throughout. This is an ideal place for those who wish to stay in Aruba short term or for a month or longer, without the expense of staying at a resort hotel.

Aruba has some of the best tap water in the world, thanks to a water purification/desalination plant installed on the island by the Dutch. So no need to buy bottled water or worry about eating salads etc or ice-cubes in drinks!

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Sally Layton
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 12, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at Sally's from 26 March to 02 April. Couldn't have made a better choice. The condo was perfect for all our needs, very close to the Palm Beach strip and very centrally located for everything else. It's close to both pools in the complex, lovely grounds and the condo itself is very cozy and inviting. The kitchen is very well equipped and there was no shortage of beach towels. The beach chairs came in very handy. The air conditioning was great, however it was hardly needed with the number of ceiling fans. Thanks again Sally, for a wonderful stay
Mar 2013
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Lovely condo in Palma Real,Palm Beach - Quiet location yet close to everything.
average rating of 4.736842 based on 22 reviews
Victoria, BC, Canada

Great budget choice in Aruba

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was exactly as described and perfect for the two of us. It is nice to have a full kitchen, as eating out can be quite expensive in Aruba. The bed was comfortable and the house was well equipped. The air conditioning was a definite bonus as it can get quite hot in Aruba. The wifi worked well. (Note: The code for the wifi is beside the TV, the one on the sheet of paper is incorrect)

Sally's local agent was helpful and came right away to rectify the broken shower wand.

The walk down to Palm Beach is an easy walk of less than a mile.

We would stay again, and would recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second Time Stay. Already Booked Third and Fourth.

  • 5 of 5

Another great stay! New air conditioning unit was a plus. Sally stays on top of her renter's needs and keeps everything up to date.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

Sally's condo was exactly as described, and perfect for 2 people. The kitchen had everything we needed, the bed was very comfortable, the bathroom nicely tiled, and the living room had cute island decorations. The Wi-Fi worked well. The complex has 2 small pools which we enjoyed. The location really is good--a short walk to Palm Beach. We would definitely recommend this condo to anyone who wants a very reasonable, cozy vacation spot, and we would rent from Sally again. She quickly responded to our e-mails, and the whole rental was a pleasant experience for us. Aruba is "One Happy Island". We did not want to come go home!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Buffalo, NY


  • 5 of 5

We just returned from staying 12 beautiful days at palma real. The condo was great and had everything we needed. The location was perfect, close to restaurants, grocery store and the beach. The grounds were well maintained and we felt so comfortable there. Everyone was so friendly. We did rent a car so we really had a chance to see most of the island. Our favorite restaurant was Yemanja. The restaurants are pricey. Sally made everything very easy for us. We definitely will be back. Thank you Sally for us to have a fabulous vacation at your condo in Aruba. Cathy & Fred, Buffalo, NY

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved It! Already Booked Our Next Stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first stay in Sally's condo and our sixth stay at Palma Real. We've previously stayed on the first and second floors and found the ground floor the most convenient, as there are no elevators in Palma Real. We found her condo well equipped and clean. The complimentary internet service was an added feature.

Palma Real is a gated community that offers a welcome sense of security. It's proximity to the High Rise area and beaches make it a walkable distance to a number of shops and restaurants, although we always rent a vehicle while on the island.

Sally is very easy to communicate with and we found her anxious to address any of our needs or concerns. We've already booked a second stay with her and are planning a third. Thank you again Sally for all that you do and provide in this place of paradise.

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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First visit to Aruba

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful two week stay at Palma Real. The location was perfect for Palm Beach activities and beaches. The complex was quiet and extremely well kept. We chose to rent a car, but others did not and seemed to have no problems renting taxis. We sometimes walked to the Palm Beach high rise area and other times drove but had no problems finding a parking place. We would definitely recommend renting this condo for an Aruba vacation.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Queen Beatrix International Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Local bar across the street from Palma Real
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Buccaneer, Linda's Pancakes, Whacky Wahoo's
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Palm Beach behind high rise hotels
Car: recommended

Palm Beach is the most popular town in Aruba for vacationing, with beautiful long stretches of sand, beach bars and all other beach facilities, two piers with music, food and happy hour; casinos, restaurants, shops and night clubs and the ocean is crystal clear and warm all year round. 5 minutes drive north, you will find smaller, less touristy rocky coves and great snorkeling at Arachi and Malmok. Aruba has the advantage of being located outside the hurricane belt, so you never need to worry about the season and weather. The locals are friendly and most speak 3 or 4 languages, including English, so no worries there.

The tap water is among the best in the world as Aruba has its own water purification plant, so no problem there either, and no need to drink bottled water.

If you would like to stay a month or two, no problem - the longer you stay, the less you pay! (per night)


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50

- Payment to be made by check or credit card using PayPal. (There is a fee for using PayPal to help defray cost)
- 50% deposit due at time of booking; balance due 60 days prior to beginning of rental period.
- notice of cancellation must be received 60 days before your booking period begins for a full refund. Otherwise, refund is contingent upon owner re-renting property for same period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Palm Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The shower is extra large (plenty of room for two)
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • There is a private patio off the bedroom, and the bathroom is en-suite.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Please smoke outside only. The tap water in Aruba is the best in the world so don't worry about drinking it - the Dutch installed a water purification plant on the island and it tastes delicious.

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