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

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,186 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

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

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 minutes' 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

Paul and Sue Gibbs
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

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


Malmok House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2186 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
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 ...
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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ARUBA'S BEST KEPT SECRET! Villa Chuchubi - Your Home Away From Home
average rating of 4.979592 based on 49 reviews
Jonesboro, AR


  • 5 of 5

I could go through the list of things that were great about this house, but the earlier reviews have thoroughly covered them. It was even better than described and pictured. The one thing that I will add is that I wish all VRBO owners were as conscientious as Sue. She immediately answered the two questions that I emailed prior to arrival. The emailed instruction packet and manual at the house were very thorough and helpful. And she sent me an email saying my deposit was being refunded before my plane even landed.

When I return to Aruba, I will plan the dates around the availability of Villa Chuchubi.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thank you so much. It was such a pleasure to host your Aruba vacation, and we were happy to hear that you would like to come back again. The prompt return of security deposits is a priority, and are lucky that we are supported by efficient Property Managers who report back to us quickly after check out, allowing us to react accordingly with the refund. We hope to see you all again very soon, and thank you once again for your great review.
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June 5-June 11, 2017

  • 5 of 5

The house is very nice, clean, and well taken care of. We enjoyed our time at the house and in Aruba, I would recommend this house to anyone traveling to Aruba. If we ever return and want to rent a house again this will be our number 1 pick!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking such good care of our home, and for choosing Villa Chuchubi for your vacation. We hope to see you again very soon :)
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Great location, well equipt house even better than the pictures!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our vacation. It was clean, well maintained and well equipt. Owners were very thoughtful and responsive. The managent company wonderful. We will stay here again for our next Aruba trip without hesitation!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review. Thank you so much for your kind words. The best compliment is a return visit, so we very much look forward to seeing you next time you travel to Aruba. Until the next time :)
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Simply perfect

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this property. It was beautiful, clean and perfect for our family. The property managers were very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your time at Villa Chuchubi, and thank you for your kind words. It makes it all worthwhile to hear that our guests have had a 'perfect' vacation, and we hope to welcome you and your lovely family back again soon.
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Wonderful home in Noord; perfect vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Villa Chuchubi from March 11-18, 2017. The home was wonderful inside and out. We have rented many vacation homes and can truly say that this truly a perfect vacation home for a family or for 2-3 couples. The home is accurately depicted on the VRBO website; the owners, Sue and Paul, were very prompt in answering any questions that I had prior to our arrival. The home is beautiful inside and out; the floor plan is open and spacious. The furniture is comfortable and the kitchen is very well appointed for cooking; we loved having the outdoor grill. The landscaping is lovely; we spent a lot of time in the outdoor living space with truly expands the size of the home. We were there with my mother (84 years of age) and our adult daughter. There was plenty of space for all of us. The home is conveniently located within a 5 minute drive of the beach, 10 minutes from a modern, large supermarket, and close to areas for diving/water sports. I would recommend renting a car if staying here. The neighborhood felt very safe and the home has a security system. We love renting homes rather than staying in a hotel and would highly recommend Villa Chuchubi to others.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this great review. You were a pleasure to work with, and we are so happy you enjoyed your vacarion. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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Perfect in every way,

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect in every way. It was lovely, well located, well maintained and the owners and property managers were professional and friendly. Highly, highly recommended. The neighbourhood has a healthy mix of locals and visitors so we never felt in a tourism bubble.

The kitchen and barbecue were well equipped so we had excellent meals at the Villa.

We decided to make an unusual decision, we rented bikes and took taxis. We would have rented a car but never felt any need to. This worked very well at this house, a group of 4 adults in their 40s and 50s and a small child. FX sports ( is around the corner and they provided excellent bikes and service. Boca Catalina and Arashi beaches are about a 15 minute cycle away. A good grocery store and JJs snack bar were about 10 minutes away. Taxis were always very affordable.

We visited Aruba for a day a few years ago on a cruise and felt it would be a good place to return for a week. We brought friends with us and Villa Chuchubi, the beautiful island and kind people resulted in an amazing vacation.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Oh Wow! We are so happy to hear that your vacation was everything you wanted it to be. It was also really interesting to know that you didn't rent a car, but used taxis and hired bikes. Really useful information for other guests. We hope to welcome you back again on your next trip to Aruba :)
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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:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mid Season
Apr 15 2017 - Aug 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Low Season
Aug 27 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Dec 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
New Year 2017/2018
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
High Season
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Apr 15 2018 - Aug 26 2018
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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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