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Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo suite, sleeps up to 4. Absolutely the nicest condo unit in the complex!

Thanks for checking out our property. For over 10 years we have been the highest rated and most reviewed condo in Aruba. And for a limited time we are offering $500 off any September or October reservations to our HomeAway and VRBO guests.

Please read this NOTICE then continue to the property description.



Please check with us to confirm we have your dates available prior to booking. Simply use the SEND A MESSAGE” link to contact us to confirm we have your dates available before booking. No payment or credit card information is required to inquire about dates. Holiday rates are not shown, so please use the SEND A MESSAGE link to confirm available dates and holiday rates.

And don't forget to visit our website, to see our new virtual tour and our latest specials.


Welcome to Paradise! It's unlike any other condo in Aruba. This has more 5-STAR reviews than any other condo in Aruba. It's quiet, beautiful, sleeps up to 4 people and is close to everything that is anything in Aruba. Located on the northwest leeward coast of Aruba, it is near the most popular of Aruba's many beaches, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, golfing and every imaginable water sport. If you are familiar with Aruba, we are close to the Marriott.

Only 1/4 mile from Palm Beach and Hadicurari Beach, a popular windsurfing beach, your private condo is within 1 mile of Boca Catalina, Malmok and Arashi Beach and just 2 miles from the world famous Eagle Beach.

Your beautiful balcony suite overlooks a water garden paradise with a winding 85' swimming pool, waterfall, king and coconut palm trees, tropical gardens, a large gazebo, picnic patio, and lots of warm breezes, bright sun and blue skies.


After you read below, please feel free to e-mail us to check availability by clicking on the "SEND AN E-MAIL" or "SEND A MESSAGE" link. PLEASE DO NOT Use The "BOOK IT" or "REQUEST TO BOOK" link to inquire about available dates. If you do, it will require you to enter credit card information. We do not accept any form of payment for reservations before confirming available dates. So please just use the "SEND A MESSAGE" link to the right which will allow you to e-mail us.


All of our past guests have stated in one form or another - "Stay once and you won't ever want to stay anywhere else."

Fully furnished and decorated in a soft tropical theme you will enjoy a fully-equipped kitchen with granite counter tops, a large, comfortable king-size bed, travertine marble bath, a 6' walk-in shower, and a large living and dining space both inside and outside.

You will also enjoy cable TV, high-speed internet and wifi - even around the pool! We also provide aluminum and canvas beach chairs and a cooler for use at the pool or the beach.

Plus we give all of our guests our exclusive publications; The Top 10 Restaurants, Top 10 Attractions and Top 10 Thing To Do That Nobody Else is Going to Tell You About. This will make the great vacation an amazing one! We guarantee it. Accept no imitations; this is isn't tourist-trap nonsense off the internet.

If you are at all familiar with Aruba, this private complex is just across from The Marriott and Ritz Carlton and is in a very safe neighborhood with private, gated parking.

You can e-mail us for availability, as we don't use this website's availability calendar since we are listed on so many different websites.

Here is more you should know:

We are the only unit in this complex that offers our guests ALL of the following; a personal barbecue grill on your balcony, aluminum and canvas beach chairs, a cooler, hot water (all sinks and showers), a smoke-free environment (smoking outside permitted), car rental and activity discounts information, our exclusive Top 10 Travel Tip Guides on the most popular and most remote beaches on Aruba, the best restaurants - without exception, the coolest casual eateries, pier bars and amazing, romantic, feet-in-the-sand beach dining. We also provide discounts on future travel to Aruba and any of our 7 properties, which is unavailable anywhere else, by anyone else.

We are often asked if any units are different in the complex. Are some better than others? There are several nice units for rent in this beautiful complex, but not all are the same. So if you are shopping around and see differences in rental rates, it is for good reason. There's more than meets the eye. With over 400 5-star reviews of our vacation villas in Aruba, we suggest you be sure that any property you rent in Aruba has good, qualified reviews. All of our properties are first-class, tastefully decorated, comfortable, well equipped and located in the most popular area in Aruba for American, Canadian and European travelers.

This fantastic romantic vacation destination is just one of them and is a good start for anyone looking for an affordable, serene and tropical getaway. It is perfect for honeymooners, those celebrating anniversaries, or anyone in love. It's even a great place for small families, as the courtyard pool area provides privacy and security.

You're just a click away from sipping a tropical drink in the pool as the waterfall trickles down the coral and the palms whisper in the sunny breeze. And you're just a stone's throw from the turquoise-blue waters of the Caribbean sea!

Of the 26 units in this complex only about 1/3 are occupied at any given time (on average) throughout the year except for January-March. However, it never feels crowded. And unlike the hotel pools, you will never have to fight for a chaise lounge like at all of the local hotels. If you've ever stayed at a hotel and had to wake up early to put a towel on a chair to guarantee a place at a pool, well then you know what I am talking about. Here you can have peace, privacy and a spot at the pool in the sun or under your own palm tree any time of day.

Aruba has beautiful weather all year long. It is out of the hurricane belt, so it is perfectly safe during hurricane season. The temperature ranges between 80 and 90 degrees throughout the year, with a consistent cooling breeze, making it feel more like 80.

Visit the link at the bottom of this page for more information and be sure to e-mail us for availability.


If you need more than one unit, just let us know. We have several identical units.

If you need a larger property you can check out our other listings on HomeAway, including 929289, 3493931 and 3841103. These are beautiful, 10-star, private homes that can accommodate anywhere from 2 to 12 guests. You may even find some great last-minute specials.



There's no shortage of fun things to do in Aruba, but some of the best things aren't promoted or even talked about. It's a mystery even to us, but we've done it all and we share it exclusively with our guests in our recently released 'Top 10 Cool Things To Do In Aruba That Nobody Will Tell You About.'

It will turn an otherwise great vacation into an amazing one. We guarantee it. Only our guests can experience the island in all its majesty and can see and experience many things they would have otherwise missed. You will not get this from any other vacation rental in Aruba (although some will try! LOL) .

Every travel website, hotel and tourism guide is going to promote the same ten or twelve tourist attractions that make Aruba famous, like Baby Beach, the Divi-Divi Trees, the Natural Bridge and the Natural Pool. If you've never seen them then maybe you should, but there's more... so much more. And you need not miss the ordinary to experience the extraordinary!

With our 'Top 10 Cool Things To Do In Aruba That Nobody Will Tell You About' you will not only get to see all the things that people usually talk about but you be able to see and experience all the great things that NOBODY is talking about. And it's only available to our guests! It will make your great vacation an amazing one.


Please note: Please click on the "SEND AN E-MAIL" or "SEND A MESSAGE" link on the right side or the bottom of the page to confirm that we have your travel dates available. Please DO NOT click on the "REQUEST TO BOOK" or "BOOK IT" buttons before confirming dates and rates with us. Again, please just click the "SEND An E-MAIL" or "SEND A MESSAGE" buttons.

Thank you and Happy Travels!

Mike and Kim

Great Aruba Vacation Homes. com

RESERVATION AND TRAVEL TIPS: Reserving your travel dates as early as possible insures availability. Often times people book accommodations well in advance of airline tickets due to the limited number of properties for rent on an island the size of Aruba. Booking flights at least 2 to 3 months in advance of travel insures the best airline rates. So please know that it is quite common not to book both airline tickets and accommodations at the same time, especially if your travel dates are December through August.

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish, *Spanish with online translation
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Michael

We have been in real estate and vacation rentals for over 10 years. We have rental properties in 3 states and the Caribbean. There's nothing better than working with people who are doing what we all want to be doing, planning their next vacation.

We love the work because it is rewarding on so many levels.

We purchased our first property in Aruba in 2005 and now have have 4 beautiful vacation homes available for vacation travelers. They are great for couples, families, small groups or guy or girl-cations, and like the condos are close to it all!

Check them out and share with family and friends for your next great vacation!

Michael purchased this condo in 2006

Why Michael chose Noord

Far outside the hurricane belt, Aruba is one of the safest islands in the Caribbean. With its daily temperatures averaging 85 degrees, its turquoise-blue seas, amazing blue skies, and world-famous breezes, it's easy to understand why Aruba is the most revisited island in the Caribbean. It's also the reason we invested in rental properties here.

Our condos are unique in that they are beautiful, pool-side balcony units, which is unlike most of the units in this beautiful complex. Only 8 of the 26 units can make this claim. It's lush and green, has an over-sized pool with a wonderful s waterfall, and is completely private. There's nothing like it in the Palm Beach Area.

There is a large bbq and gazebo area for dining outside and entertaining guests and a laundry facility right on site. The pool changes color at night making the courtyard garden glow.

We are just outside the high-rise hotel area, where the nightlife is, so you can be close to action too! There's nothing like it around, and as you can see from our reviews, you won't regret it!

What makes this condo unique

Unlike other condo complexes, this is only 26 units, so it is boutique-like but has a huge pool and garden area making it feel much bigger. It never feels crowded and you're never fighting for a pool lounge.

We are the only units in the complex to offer beach chairs, a cooler for the beach, lots of travel recommendations for your stay to help take the guess work out of where to go and what to do, and information on discount car rental and travel discount cards. We also provide information on what NOT to do, so you save time, money and aggravation.

There's a very distinct reason we have so many 5-Star reviews. We work hard to make the experience as close to perfect as possible for our guests. We hope you will think so too!


Bakval Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • In addition to king size bed, we provide an additional queen self-inflating high-rise bed for additional sleeping space. We've found this to be very, very comfortable and preferred over a sleeper sofa or futon! During a renovation of one of our vacation houses in Aruba, we slept on one for 2 months and it was super comfortable!
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
We do provide bed linens and one bath towel per person. We do not provide beach towels because they disappear and cannot be replaced by the cleaning service. Nor do we supply wash/face cloths because they get ruined with makeup, so the cleaning service stopped providing them. You can purchase beach towels locally or simply line the bottom of your luggage with one or two.

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


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(86 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.9534883 based on 86 reviews
Buckingham, Pennsylvania

Magnificient and Luxurious Condos

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this condo for ten incredible days. We honeymooned in Aruba 12 years ago at an all-inclusive resort. I have to say, "Hands Down," I wish I knew about this condo back then. The location was perfect and met all of our expectations. It was so private and relaxing. The accomodations were fabulous. The condo was spacious and very clean. The furniture was so comfortable, but most importantly, so was the bed. The bathroom was very modern and well designed. All the amenities were at your fingertips. The outside was also very clean. There were lounge chairs right outside our room. There were always a few available, unlike the resorts where you have to search for a place to relax.

The location was great. It was close enough to the beaches and a larger supermarket. There was also a smaller market across the street. I usually went there for last minute things.

I would highly recommend this property to any family member or friend. The price is right for all that you get.

The owner was fantastic. He was easy to deal with and gave us lots of helpful information.

I can't say enough about our trip. My husband and I are usually all-inclusive type travelers, but I have to stay, after staying at "Paradise Found," we might be chaninging our minds. I am already trying to talk my husband into going back again next year and staying at the same condo.

Thanks for a memorable vacation. I can't wait to work with you again.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always appreciate the kind words. We love it here most because you're near hotel district, shopping, and beaches, but you have the privacy of the courtyard gardens and pool to come back to. We hear a lot of former hotel guests complain about the crowds at the hotels, and having to fight for a chair around the pool. With only 26 units, most of which don't get rented, many times you will have the pool to yourself. It's a great place in a wonderfully friendly and beautiful country.
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Paradise palms

  • 5 of 5

Paradise palms condo very clean, well stocked. The pool area was very nice Not crowded . Mike the owner left us lists of best beaches , restaurants, things to do ,this was extremely helpful . We fell in love with all the beaches especially Eagle beach !

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Aruba. It really is an amazing place, which is why it is the most re-visited island in the Caribbean. Thank you for sharing your experience with other travelers and potential guests. Please accept two hundred dollars off any future reservation for you and your fellow travelers. We have 5 great properties, so we hope you come back soon to visit any of them! Thanks again and Happy Travels! Mike and Kim Great Aruba Vacation Homes .c0m
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Buffalo, N.Y.

Fabulous home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

What a pleasure to stay at Paradise Palms condo. Clean, and extremely well furnished. Totally enjoyed our stay in Aruba! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Shiloh, IL

Great Condo near Palm Beach

  • 5 of 5

This condo is in a great location. Close to the high rise section on Palm Beach, yet away from the crowds. It was very peaceful at night. The outside balcony, over looking the pool, was a perfect location for breakfast. We rented a car which I recommend. Palm Beach is approximately 5 minutes by car, but if you want to avoid the crowds drive another 10 minutes south to Eagle Beach, or to one of other numerous beaches on the island. The condo is well equipped and has everything you need to enjoy your time in Aruba - including 2 beach chairs and a cooler to take to the beach. The kitchen has everything you will need should decide to prepare your own meals. The condo was clean and comfortable. We explored the a good portion of the island and spent time on 4 of the beaches. The owner was easy to deal with and answered all our questions. I would definitely recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for spending the time to write a review and share your experience with other travelers. We are so glad you had such a wonderful time in Aruba. We love it there and we love the convenience to all the local beaches, restaurants, shopping and water sports. We hope you plan to come back again soon. Please accept $200 off any future stay at any of our Aruba properties for you and/or any of your friends or family. They are all 5-star, so you won't be disappointed! Please be sure to share the link to our website and like our Facebook Page for great promotions and discounts! Happy travels! Mike and Kim GreatArubaVacationHomes. com
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Platte City, MO

Master bed and shower are 5 star!!

  • 4 of 5

Other than difficulty finding the blow up bed and sheets for it... the condo was as described. Fitting four is a bit tight as owner does not want couch slept on and our teenage boys didn't want to sleep on the blow up bed together! The master bed is 5 star!! and the shower is wonderful. We never had any issues of running out of hot water at all. Location is perfect especially if you have transportation, which we rented through a friend of the owners. There is a little grocery store across the street for easy, last minute purchases.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

True Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This was my 2nd stay at Paradise Palms this year. I visited in April for 2 weeks and it was so amazing I returned this past week with another friend. Had a different condo unit this week and all was great. Mike provides all the information anyone could need to have a great vacation, providing info on the best beaches, things to do and places to eat. Mike also recommends Royal Car Rental that provide excellent services and great rates with Mike's referral. I accidently left the car lights on one night and needed a boost in the morning. Called Royal and they were there in less than 10 minutes!! Awesome!! The pool and common area is paradise! Palms, birds, friendly iguanas and a lovely, relaxing waterfall. The pool is kept clean and workers are friendly. The condo is close to everything, great A/C, the beds are super comfy and there is always enough hot water if you need it. The cooler and chairs supplied are a plus that we used every day!! The condo is secure and quiet. We ate in most nights and packed our lunches to enjoy on one of the many beautiful beaches. The grocery stores have everything you need. Great restaurants are close by if you don't feel like making your own. The island is safe and fun to explore. The sunsets are stunning every evening and the snorkeling is great at most beaches. Love, love, love it!! Thanks to Mike for setting the stage for 2 amazing vacations!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for writing a review for your recent stay at our condo. We are so glad you enjoyed it enough to come back a second time... and we hope you return again soon. We try very hard to make it has easy for travelers as possible once they arrive. Vacationing is supposed to be a happy and memorable experience and that starts with the accommodations. We are glad we could help make your stay fun and relaxing. Please accept $200 off any future weekly stay for you or your family at any of our properties. Thanks and happy travels! Mike and Kim GreatArubaVacationHomes . com
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Rates & Availability

Bakval Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 Rates:
Jan 8 2017 - Dec 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100


LAST MINUTE SPECIALS are for new reservations only for the dates listed. Rates are $99 per night for up to 2 guests and $50/night for every additional guests up to a total of 5 guests, including children

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Queen Beatrix International
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Sopranos, Champs and 12 others within 1 mile
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tierra del Sol
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Aqua Grill, Taste of Belgium, Smokey Joes nearby
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Palm Beach, Hadicuraru Beach, Arashi Beach nearby
Car: recommended

Please e-mail us for availability.

We strongly recommend renting a car. Many of the best sites, attractions restaurants are not just in the popular hotel area & taxis are very expensive. We recommend a specific local agency to our guests because they have good cars & provide special pricing for our guests. You can reserve online and pay when you arrive. A rental car can cost as little as $40/day depending on the season. Other, internationally known car services, such as Avis and Hertz are also available, but at much higher rates.

Your unit is part of a private, 26 unit complex located 1/2 mile from the popular Palm Beach and Arashi Beach, Tierra del Sol Golf Course, Fine Dining, Resort Casinos, Downtown shopping, and all the water sports offered on Aruba's leeward coast. Enjoy a self-guided tour or guided tour by bus or ATC at Arikok National Park, caves, the world famous Natural Bridge and Natural Pool and much more.

Banks, supermarkets, shopping are all within a short distance from your private condo. There is a small market 2 blocks away for all your needs. And we're just about 8 miles from the airport.

Other Activities: wave tubing, para-sailing, snorkeling, wreck diving, ATVing, guided adventure tours, cave tours, kite surfing, wind surfing, casinos, sightseeing, kayaking, 4-wheeling, caves, submarine ride... and more.

E-mail us for availability.

Golf: One 9-hole golf course at Divi Links or the 18-hole golf course at Tiera del Sol, both just 2 minutes away. Both are spectacular!

With our 5 star-rated condos and houses in Aruba you can expect a 5-star experience. We have more reviews than any other privately owned vacation rentals in Aruba. Skip the crowded hotels, don't limit your vacation experience to a restrictive 'all-inclusive' or waste money on on some 3-star or 4-star property when you can have a 5-star experience and make 5-star memories at one of ours. You won't regret it - we guarantee it.


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