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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

38 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 just over a mile from Palm Beach, 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.


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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • 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 38 traveler reviews

ARUBA'S BEST KEPT SECRET! Villa Chuchubi - Your Home Away From Home
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 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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Amazing home for your next vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Paul & Sue, We absolutely loved staying at your home. Everything is perfect. The outside dining, the pool, the gourmet kitchen! What more could you ask for.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the trouble to write such a great review. Paul and I are so pleased that you all had such a good time at Villa Chuchubi, and enjoyed your vacation on the Happy Island.
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Fantastic stay at Villa Chuchubi

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing place! Everything about it was awesome! The inside of the villa is spacious, spotlessly clean and so comfortable. It has everything you need to enjoy your time there.The! The pictures just don't do it justice, so many areas to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings The location is perfect, close to beaches, supermarket and all the other great places nearby.

Paul and Sue were wonderful to deal with and the local property managers were very friendly and easy to deal with.

I can't recommend Villa Chuchubi highly enough!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great comments! We are so happy that you enjoyed your vacation and all that Villa Chuchubi has to offer. We hope to see you again in the future :)
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Paradise in Aruba

  • 5 of 5

Our first experience with HomeAway, and first visit to Aruba could not have gone any better. Sue was a delight to work with; prompt, professional, and informative. Villa Chuchubi is a beautiful property; inside the house is clean, modern, and spacious, stocked with everything you may want or need. Outside the pool area is amazing; a great place to unwind after a day on the beach, or a place to enjoy a bottle of wine under the moonlit sky. We enjoyed the excitement of Palm Beach; with all the beach bars and restaurants (you have to try Eduardo's Beach Shack for your morning smoothie). Eagle Beach is beautiful and relaxing; with pristine water and beach sand; and Arashi beach (only a 3 or 4 minute drive) is a beautiful place to enjoy those amazing sunsets. We hiked to the Natural Pool, (so worth it), and took the short drive to the California Lighthouse for some fabulous views. Our favorite restaurants were the"Flying Fishbone"; where you can eat great seafood near or in some cases in the water; "Yemanja" for grilled steaks, chops, and seafood; and the "Faro Blanco Restaurant" where at sunset you almost feel like your dining in Italy while enjoying some great Italian food.

My wife, adult children, and I are already planning another trip to Aruba where we most certainly will stay at Villa Chuchubi. Thank you again Sue for helping our family have a truly memorable vacation.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response:! Thank you so very much for your amazing review. We are obviously very grateful for your kind comments, but the other recommendations for restaurants and day trips will also be really useful for other travelers. We were very happy to host your family vacation and look forward to the next time.
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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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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Reina Beatrix
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Moomba Beach Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Tierra Del Sol
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Too many to mention, located along Palm Beach
Nearest Beach
1.4 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
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 ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • 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
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • 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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