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Paul and Sue Gibbs

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english

ARUBA'S BEST KEPT SECRET! Villa Chuchubi - Your Home Away From Home

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Villa - Palm Beach Area - Lush Gardens And Stunning Pool

Almost entirely renovated in 2014, Villa Chuchubi is fully air conditioned, furnished and equipped to a very high standard, comfortably accommodating 6 people.

With 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an open plan kitchen/living/dining area and plenty of outdoor dining space, plus private pool and lush tropical gardens, you will certainly unwind in comfort and luxury at this beautiful villa.

Villa Chuchubi is located within walking distance of the nearest beach, and only a few moments' drive. In Aruba, parking is not an and really is that simple! Load up your beach gear, a picnic, and take yourselves off to one of numerous coral sand beaches where the clear blue water is warm, the sand remains cool, and the views are just unbelievable.

Or spend your day around the pool, with all your home comforts close by. With a chilled drink in one hand, your biggest decision will be whether to eat in or out that evening!

No matter where you stay on Aruba, there is a very good range of eating options close by. The villa is a short drive from the Palm Beach area where you will find everything from local cuisine to TGI Friday's, and an incredible choice of bars and evening entertainment.

However you choose to spend your vacation, Villa Chuchubi provides a comfortable and luxurious base from which to explore this beautiful island.

If this is your first trip to Aruba, it certainly won't be your last!

Main features of the property include:

~ Stunning private pool set in lush tropical gardens with shady palapa

~ 2186 square feet of light and airy, fully air conditioned living space

~ Three spacious bedrooms with master suite incorporating walk through closet and en-suite bathroom

~ Dining inside and out

~ Two shady patio areas with comfortable seating

~ Large gas grill for outdoor cooking

~ 50' flat screen TV to living room with cable and Netflix

~ 32' flat screen TVs to all bedrooms

~ FREE wireless internet access

~ FREE calls to the USA and Canada (including cell phones)

~ FREE local calls to book restaurants, cabs, excursions etc

~ Alarm

~ Safe

~ Grocery service on request (at additional charge) - please ask for details

~ Award-winning local Property Manager to check you in and out, and help with any queries during your vacation

~ STARTER AMENITIES are included, such as tea, coffee, sugar, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, lotion, soap, laundry liquid and softener, toilet paper, paper towels and dish washing soap. There are several good supermarkets close by for the purchase of additional items.


More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Paul and Sue Gibbs (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Paul and Sue Gibbs

We are just an ordinary English couple, who visited Aruba with our family for a two week vacation in 2013, and were captivated by the beauty and warmth of the island and its inhabitants.

Having fallen in love with all that Aruba has to offer, we decided to buy a property to enjoy ourselves, and to rent to others who can also create happy memories of this exceptional island.

Paul and Sue Gibbs purchased this house in 2014

Why Paul and Sue Gibbs chose Aruba

We fell in love with Aruba during our 2013 vacation, and felt the same way about Villa Chuchubi from the moment we walked through the front door. The open plan kitchen/living/dining area is HUGE, with a large and shady terrace for eating and lounging, just the other side of the patio door from the kitchen.

The pool invites you to jump in, as soon as you step out into the lush, tropical gardens, and the pretty thatched palapa offers welcome shade from the heat of the Aruban sun.

What makes this house unique

* Stunning gardens and pool

* HUGE open plan kitchen/living/dining area

* Large master suite with walk-through closet and en-suite bathroom

* Quiet neighborhood close to Palm Beach

* Perfect base for a vacation in the paradise island of Aruba


based on 35 traveler reviews

ARUBA'S BEST KEPT SECRET! Villa Chuchubi - Your Home Away From Home
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews

great house great location

  • 5 of 5

It's a great house in a great location. Easy drive to hotels and restaurants in Palm Beach. short drive to our favorite Arashi Beach. Immaculately clean and obsessive attention to detail. Even light switches labelled. Towels and furniture top quality, they all seem new. Very nice touches like a bluetooth speaker to play music from your phone. High speed web, and good tv in the living room. Never tried the bedroom tv's, but they are there. Superb supplies like a days coffee, salt, pepper, aluminum foil, tape, etc. 10/10 will be there again.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review and such very kind comments. It's always lovely to hear that our guests have had a good time and we hope to see you again soon.
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A week is never enough!

  • 5 of 5

Paul and Sue have been great to work with. We had a wonderful stay in Aruba! The management staff was very welcoming and informative upon our arrival. The home was everything and more than we expected. The pictures don't do the home justice. The home location was perfect for all of the adventures we went on each day. It was so nice to have beach towels and chairs available so we did not have to rent them. We spent several relaxing evenings cooking on the grill and hanging by the pool. We highly recommend this beautiful home for anyone coming to Aruba!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you so much for your great review. We were so happy to hear that you enjoyed your vacation at Villa Chuchubi, and are looking forward to seeing you and your lovely family again very soon :)
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Bryn Mawr, PA

Perfect house for our family of 4

  • 5 of 5

The house is great. Loved the pool- very private. The house comes well equipped with everything from beach towels and chairs to dish soap. We only had to buy food (from the supermarket that was a 2 minute drive away).

Very short drive to Palm Beach , Arashi etc. As an avid runner, I enjoyed the quick jog to the beach and then ran up and down the sand.

We highly recommend this house. Very comfortable, clean, etc.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review, and we are glad you had a good time at Villa Chuchubi. We look forward to seeing you again soon :)
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Mt. Laurel NJ


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, would definitely stay here again

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review and we look forward to seeing you again :)
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I really love this house

  • 5 of 5

For the 2nd year in a row, 6 family & friends shared this house and had an amazing 7 day vacation. The house is super clean and that is what I love about it the most. It does NOT have a lot of "stuff" sitting around collecting dust. Paul and Sue are amazing to work with and very responsive in there replies back and fourth. The local property manager is sooooo sweet, she seemed surprised when I gave her a big hug during my checkout. The part I love the most about this house is the kitchen because I cook a lot. It has really great cookware and utensils, the white floors throughout (I would love love love to have an option for a house keeper to come and mop the floors 1/2 thru my rental), the pool area and the sitting area just outside the kitchen. I just really enjoy this house and would definitely rent it again.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this great review, and we were really happy to host your second vacation at Villa Chuchubi. With regard to floor mopping, we can always arrange additional interim cleaning if required, and are also happy for you to do this directly with our Property Managers after your arrival, as you will have a better idea of your plans at that point. You can also pay them directly which is a great way to get rid of those florins! We hope to welcome you back for vacation number 3!
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The property is gorgeous , pool & gardens amazing!

  • 5 of 5

The property manager greets you warmly and does a thorough walk thru. The interior rooms are nicely decorated, and well appointed. Villa Chuchubi, after 2 wks. did feel like home.

Sue makes the entire process seamless, responses to any and all inquiries are quick, detailed, and courteous.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Owner's Response: We are so very glad you enjoyed your vacation and thank you for such a great review. Looking forward to seeing you back on the Happy Island very soon.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Reina Beatrix
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Moomba Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Tierra Del Sol
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Too many to mention, located along Palm Beach
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Palm Beach
Car: recommended

Villa Chuchubi is located near Palm Beach, in the North of this beautiful island, where you are never far from a photo opportunity or place of interest.

Visit the California Lighthouse and watch the sun set from the terrace of La Trattoria El Faro Blanco Restaurant while enjoying dinner and a drink or two.

Or take a drive to Arikok National Park, which comprises almost 20% of the island. and offers unique geological, cultural and historical sites including the Natural Pool and Fontein and Quadirikiri Caves.

Aruba is home to some of the most beautiful beaches and stunning scenery. Just take a drive, and explore for yourself.


Rates & Availability

Malmok House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Apr 11 2016 - Aug 28 2016
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Aug 29 2016 - Nov 26 2016
5 night minimum stay
High Season
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 22 2016
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2016
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 29 2016
7 night minimum stay
New Year 2016/2017
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 5 2017
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 6 2017 - Apr 14 2017
5 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Apr 15 2017 - Aug 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Aug 27 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $700
Tax Rate 9.5%


Our Monthly Rates are based on 4 calendar weeks.

Tourist Tax is payable at 9.5%. Environmental Levy Tax included.

Note: The rental rate includes cleaning/linen change at the end of your vacation. Please ask for a quotation if you require additional cleaning services.

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Malmok House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2186 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , with walk-through closet leading to en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , a lovely bright room with doors to the pool area
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , this pretty room can be set up as a twin or king, on request
  • Three bedrooms, all very individual. The master suite has a walk through closet leading to an en-suite bathroom. It also features doors opening onto the rear patio and pool. Bedroom Two is a lovely, bright and airy room with doors to the rear patio and pool. Bedroom Three has twin beds, but can also be set up as a king on request. This room is ideal for children as there is no pool access, ensuring that it is nice and safe for little people! There is also a 'pack and play' crib available for the smallest family member.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Since this is a self-catering rental, please note that small quantities of starter amenities are provided, such as tea, coffee, sugar, creamer, laundry washing liquid and fabric softener, dish washing soap, toilet paper, paper towels, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, soap and lotion. There are several good supermarkets close by for the purchase of additional items. We have a local award-winning property manager who is available to deal with check in, check out, and in the unlikely event of any problems arising during your vacation.

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