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Happy Moments – Quiet Getaway – Good Deal

Bedrooms 1
Space 431 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 bedroom LUXURY CLEAN apartment with great porch

This apartment is the place where there are many happy returners. This cosy 1 bedroom apartment is the place to relax and enjoy your quiet vacation. A guest said that the apartment is spectacularly clean. The furniture and appliances are modern and the apartment is located in a very quiet up scaled neighbourhood. It is equipped with all the needed appliances to make the best out of your vacation in Aruba. Hop in your car and drive to the two nearest beaches: Arashi Beach and Malmok Beach.

This apartment can be considered as a little house. It can accommodate up to 2 guests and 1 small child, so it is the perfect place for a couple. There is 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom. The bathroom is complete with shower, sink and toilet. The living room has a comfortable sofabed on which you can relax on after spending the day walking around. There is also a washing machine, so you can pack lightly. The kitchen is well equipped with stove, hood, double fridge with ice maker and water dispenser, blender, coffee and tea maker, pots and pans, microwave, and oven. The whole apartment has air-conditioning.

In the morning, you will be able to hear birds singing in the neighbourhood. The outside seating is delightful to eat on the patio in the evening and enjoy the setting of the sun. Since the beach is close to the apartment, we offer a cooler, beach towels, and beach chairs. Furthermore, there is a built in safe, alarm system, and a personal parking space.

From this apartment, you are only 5 car minutes away from the beaches, restaurants, shopping malls, casino’s, and many more! So, you will always have something to do in the sunny Aruba.

We have been a Superhost at AirBnb for over 3 years now and we are a Premier host at HomeAway. You will be in good hands with the Marin Family! You can read all our reviews of the multiple properties we manage on Homeaway, Airbnb or on our website


We request a $125 USD deposit, which will be refunded when checking out, if everything is okay. There is an end cleaning fee of $60 USD. Both the deposit and the end cleaning fee need to be paid cash at arrival

Google coordination code on your mobile phone in Google Maps for navigation: 12.596074, -70.036866. To make sure that you will find your rental house in Aruba, we advise you to download the map of Aruba in Google Maps. Google will navigate you for free without using internet.

We advise you when you book your ticket to directly take out travel and cancellation insurance, both for the trip and for the rental of the house. With the insurance, you will be protected from financial losses if a booking is cancelled or cut short is case of emergencies, such as inability to fly in case of pregnancy, unexpected loss of your loved one, air traffic controller strikes, terroristic attacks, and/or natural phenomena. Our administration costs due to changes and cancellation is USD 75,00.

More Details

Property Manager
Jose and Rixt
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Jose and Rixt

We are Jose and Rixt and little Denisa, living in Aruba for many years.

Rixt, originally from The Netherlands works at the office and Jose, born in Venezuela will be your host during your stay in Aruba.

We love to be active, play tennis, cycle, enjoy the beach and spend time with our daughter.

We speak Dutch, Spanish, English and Papiamento.

Our company is called Casa Mia NV and we have 15 villas for rent in total (including our own studio).

We are Superhost on Airbnb and Homeaway and will do our very best to make sure our guests have a great time in our villas and in Aruba.

If you have questions do not hesitate to e-mail us at and we will be happy to assist you!

Jose and Rixt purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Jose and Rixt chose Malmok

Our property is new and clean! The apartment is located in a residential area and we hope you will enjoy Aruba just as much as we do! We will help you anytime if needed.

What makes this apartment unique

Our biggest plus is the service we provide. We are Superhost at Airbnb and Homeaway and we work hard to keep it that way. You can call or email us anytime if you need our help or assistance.

Another unique benefit is we guarantee you a super clean villa and can provide extra cleaning during your stay.

All our Villas are very well maintained and well equipped.


Malmok Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 431 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We have flexible check out time till 12 PM (noon), subject to availability and possibility.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Including HOT water, toilet, space for all your toiletries. Hairdryer available.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen bed and in living area 1 sofabed (1 person or 2 kids)
  • Closet space, mirror and airco are available in bedroom and living room. Wifi whole apartment.
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
If you are looking for nice, very clean, great modern apartment in a safe up scaled quiet area : this is your place to be! After your booking we will provide you with information about Aruba - check in - beaches - restaurants and much much more.


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Happy Moments – Quiet Getaway – Good Deal
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews

Wonderful stay on Aruba

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation on Aruba. The house was wonderful and very clean. We arrived with our son and our daughter and it was great that they had each their own bedroom and also their own bathroom. The outside area with pool, lounge and BBQ was amazing. The location was perfect, near to nice restaurants and wonderful beaches. Jose was very kind and helpful during our stay. We would recommend this villa and also the island Aruba to all our friends and hope to come back soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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So Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This was the best property we have ever stayed in. Jose was welcoming and very helpfully. I highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joe! It was a pleasure hosting you and we are looking forward to meet you again! The Marin Family
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Great Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Safir 9 was a great place to stay in Aruba. It was close to beaches and was in a great neighborhood. It had everything you needed for the stay. Jose was great to work with and made sure we had everything we needed. I suggest that you get a rental car if you choose this place. Because while it's close to a beach you will need to get to other places by car like the grocery store or restaurants. I was a little worried about having a set amount of electricity and water to use but we did not come close to using the maximum amount of either set by owners. The only little thing that can bother you there is barking dogs at night. Aruba has dogs everywhere and people let them run free and if you are a lite sleeper you may be woke up at night with them barking. This place is a really great place to stay, I can't recommend it more highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Daniel for your great review! Yes, we advise all our guests to rent cars. Even if you are next to the beach how you will get your groceries? Also Aruba has more to offer then the beach we think! We hope to see you again! The Marin Family
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Exactly as advertised . Perfect apt for two adults, safe area and quiet. Need a car rental but we wo

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Aruba and the apt was perfect for us, it met all our needs. The owners/management are very accommodating and provided 2 beach chairs which were used everyday. The apt is perfect for two adults, but a car rental will be needed. The area is safe, quiet and 5 mins to beautiful Aruban beaches. We would use this apt again if it's just my wife and I. There is no BBQ grill, which I was disappointed with , but that was the only thing missing. Minor I know, but with the availability of all the fresh fish I would have loved to do some grilling

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sean! We do have an BBQ on request so next time just ask us so we can help you out. Hopefully we will meet again next year! Greetings The Marin Family
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Orillia, Ontario, Canada

No Surprises! Great for Two!

  • 5 of 5

Safir 9 Apt. is attached to a home in a quiet, upscale neighbourhood near Tierra del Sol Golf Course - completely private. Outside picture does not do it justice! We frequently enjoyed early breakfasts outside with the trade winds keeping the air cool and the insects at bay! Every amenity is provided including "starter" coffee, sugar, spices, etc. Appliances are immaculate - like new. Water and Electrical quotas are more than adequate. Parking for full-size car in gated yard ( we used Wheels To Go car rental - excellent service ). Desalinated water plant in Aruba provides delicious, safe water from the tap! A variety of beaches are close-by, just park your car under a tree and GO! Most tourists congregate around the hotel districts or in Oranjestad - which leaves the other beaches lightly populated. We felt safe exploring the island even when we got lost searching out a couple of restaurants! We stayed on the paved roads as our rental car was not designed for the desert trails. Signage/map detail is a problem for finding your way but it's a small island so you get there eventually! The information binder provided by Jose & Rixt is invaluable - we referred to it many times. Moon Aruba ( Amazon ) is a recently re-published guide book which we found very helpful as well. Our favourite restaurants are Zeerovers - for fresh fish on the dock - clean, great food, and Mulligans - varied menu. Venues are both beautiful. Managers Jose & Rixt are caring, efficient and knowledgeable. They responded immediately and professionally to our emails or phone calls both before and during our vacation. We are looking forward to accessing their new website so that we have easy access to all of the properties that they manage to share with our friends and get our next visit to Aruba organized. It is, as the Arubans claim, ONE HAPPY ISLAND!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Wendell and Joyce for your great review. It is so nice to hear you had a great time. Please come back: it was a pleasure to host you. All the best, Jose, Rixt and Denisa Marin - The Marin Family
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Boalsburg, PA

Great place to stay, attentive hosts

  • 5 of 5

Very clean property in a quiet neighborhood. Well-equipped kitchen, appliances are new and all function well. Very comfortable bed with quality mattress, pillows and linens (we've stayed in other places and it's not always the case, so I thought it's important to mention.) Bathroom/shower are also new and extremely clean. Hosts are really great, very attentive to our needs -- we had one request (internet connection went out and I had to check email) and Jose was in the apartment within 10 minutes after the phone call. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alexander! You were great guests too and welcome anytime back if you ever want to visit Aruba again..... Take care. Jose, Rixt and Denisa
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Nearest Airport
7.9 Miles
Reina beatrix Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
High Rise Area
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tierra del Sol and Divi Links
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
High Rise Area
Nearest Beach
1.9 Miles
Arashi Beach
Car: recommended

Our apartment is located in the North of Aruba, called the Safir-Malmok area. It is a 8 minutes drive to one of the biggest supermarket on Aruba (Superfood). We are 2 car minute away from the Arashi Beach. Great to snorkel here! The area is an up scaled area with villas around you. You are within 5 car minutes at the cinema, shops and more than 60 restaurants, including Starbucks and local shops (and Palm Beach Shopping Mall). You must see the beaches around the corner. They are quiet and great to go swimming and snorkling!

There is public transportation on the main road. There is a bus stop every hour during the week. We have the bus schedule for your convenience in the apartment. We do recommend you to rent a car on Aruba. Most of the times it is too hot to walk. Best way also to see and explore the island!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.5%

Additional information about rental rates:
We request a $125 USD deposit, which will be refunded when checking out, if everything is okay. There is an end cleaning fee of $60 USD. Both the deposit and the end cleaning fee need to be paid cash at arrival.

Cancellation costs:
You will receive an 100% refund minus the administration costs if you cancel at least 60 days before the arrival date. In that case, the service fee will be refunded. If you cancel until 1 month before the original arrival date, 50% of the rent must be paid. Within 1 month prior of the check-in, there will be no refund. The cleaning fee will always be refunded, if the guests cancel.

Cancellation must be made by e-mail as soon as possible. If you would still like to change your reservation dates (if possible and agreed up on) or cancel, our administration costs will be $75 USD.

We advise you when you book your ticket to directly take out travel and cancellation insurance, both for the trip and for the rental of the house. With the insurance, you will be protected from financial losses if a booking is cancelled or cut short is case of emergencies, such as inability to fly in case of pregnancy, unexpected loss of your loved one, air traffic controller strikes, terroristic attacks, and/or natural phenomena.

At check-in, we will let you sign our rental agreement as stated on the website. The rent includes a predetermined amount of KWH per day for the use of electricity and water. Possible excess usage will be charged at the end of the lease period by means of meter readings and will be charged with a fixed tariff to the lessee.
Water will be charged USD 5,00 per m3.
Electricity will be charged USD 0,50 per kwh
Air-conditioning use in living area is not included in the rental price.
Included is: 9 hours of air-conditioning during night time in the bedroom not lower than 72ºF /22℃

We do charge a 50 USD late fee, if you pay after your payment is due. Please pay on time to Homeaway!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.