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Exceptional oceanfront villa with direct private access to the Caribbean Sea

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 3,900 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms , 4 bathrooms, open floor plan villa with large gathering areas

This beautiful oceanfront house is the perfect destination for your holiday. The house is located south of the island in the “Punt Vierkant” area. This area is widely regarded to have the most beautiful oceanfront properties on the island of Bonaire. What makes this house even more unique is its waterfront location. One of the few rental properties available where you can pleasantly dive or snorkel from your backyard. The garden has a large plateau with stairs going down into the water. Making access into the calm blue Caribbean Sea easy and safe. With plenty of outdoor shaded seating areas including a gazebo at the water’s edge. Where you can relax, have dinner and watch the sunsets. This property offers you the best views of Bonaire. Views of the dazzling sea, Klein Bonaire and the bay of Kralendijk. Chances are pretty good you will even see a pod of dolphins swimming by. If you are quick enough, have the opportunity to swim with them.

This spacious villa (app. 300m2) has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. All windows have mosquito screened shutter style windows . The windows can be left open day and night to give the house a very airy and light feeling. A spacious fully equipped kitchen, making the house feel even more open and light. The house has gated private parking for two vehicles. A large garage offers plenty of storage for everything including dive gear, windsurf and kitesurf gear.

The location of this property is ideal. The villa is located in a very quiet and safe area of Bonaire. From a 7 minute drive to the center of Kralendijk, a 5 minute drive to the airport, to a 10 minute drive to Lac Bay (windsurfing) or Atlantis (kitesurfing). However, since some of the best snorkeling and diving is right in front of the house. You might not leave the house after all. Just gear up take three steps down and you are in the Caribbean Sea.

To make your stay even more comfortable, the property caretakers are available 7 days a week 24hours. The care takers will answer all your questions and meet all of your needs.

More Details

Owner
Matthieu Foudraine
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 14, 2017

About Matthieu Foudraine

Owners have been on the island of Bonaire for over 10 years. With years of experience as dive instructors, we can provide you with very helpful information about diving and snorkeling on the island. We can also help you with making dinner reservations, car rental, tours or giving you great ideas about how to spend your time here.

Matthieu Foudraine purchased this villa in 2000

Why Matthieu Foudraine chose Belnem

Apart from being a beautifully spacious house, it is conveniently located on the island to various activities. Punt Vierkant is known to be the best oceanfront location on the island. With direct sea access to phenomenal diving and snorkeling.

What makes this villa unique

Easy and safe access to the sea.

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Car: recommended

Diving and snorkeling from your back yard

Amenities

Belnem Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 3 bathrooms with toilet, sink and shower. 1 bathroom with toilet, sink, shower and a separate bathtub
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • 4 spacious bedrooms with kingsize beds or two twins, built in closets, AC's and fans
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Owned, run and managed by the owners of 'Blachi Koko Apartments Bonaire'. Providing the best service on the island for almost ten years.

Reviews

Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
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Exceptional oceanfront villa with direct private access to the Caribbean Sea
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Exceeded all possible expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Pelican's Nest was nothing short of magical! We barely left the house since we had everything we wanted in the backyard and when we did leave everything was within a few minutes drive. The house was well cleaned, the appliances were top notch and everything was very well maintained.

The hosts were very kind and helpful, didn't require anything from them throughout the trip but I am quite confident that if I did it would be handled immediately.

Due to a storm we ended up having to change our wedding venue from Sorobon Beach to the backyard and we couldn't have been happier. The pictures do not do this place any justice and I can assure you that the view alone is worth the money.

I have nothing but thanks for the wonderful hosts and such a welcoming island, this trip couldn't even be beat in my dreams!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AMAZING! Perfect for Scuba Diving!

  • 5 of 5

The Pelican’s Nest is AMAZING! My husband and I took a group of scuba divers to Bonaire and it was the first visit to the island for all of us. We could not have chosen a better house for the week! Matthieu was great to work with – very responsive to my questions by email and had no problems with coming out to the house to answer a few of our questions in person. The house reef was one of the best we dove all week! Tons of fish and great visibility! We had 3 tarpon visit each night and even swam alongside my husband during one of his night dives. We ate at the house most evenings and the kitchen was well stocked. We had no issues cooking at all. Our group loved the covered patio and the tiki huts right beside the water. We socialized outside more than inside because of the views!! Our group used AB Dive as our dive shop and Brendon was amazing! He delivered tanks to our house every morning to make sure we never ran out! He even brought us local Danish breakfast a few mornings which was WONDERFUL! We couldn’t have asked for a better dive guide. We highly recommend him!! We took a sunset dinner cruise on The Compass and wished it would have never ended! As we were sailing by Pelican’s Nest, a pod of dolphins swam right next to the boat! The food on The Compass was delicious! We are already looking forward to our next trip to Bonaire and the Pelican’s Nest! Thank you for everything, Matthieu!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Great!

  • 5 of 5

Great spot for our family dive vacation. Great night diving right off the back patio. Owner was very attentive to our needs. We will definitely stay there again and recommend it to her friends.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house for scuba diving

  • 5 of 5

Our second time here and had a wonderful stay. Mathieu is a incredible host and even brought Wahoo he had caught that day. What more can I say than you will love this place!! Thank you again Mathieu and see you next year.

Paul and Kelly R.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Birch Run, MI
5

Great location and relaxing vacation.

  • 5 of 5

Everything about this house was wonderful. It was just me and my husband and we loved the outdoor space and views. We spent several hours every day swimming right from the house or laying out and watching the ocean. The inside had everything necessary for cooking, watching TV and listening to music.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overland Park, Kansas
5

Wonderful Home and Hospitality! Great for Kids!

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5 wanting to escape for 2 weeks, dive and have great family time. We could not have been more satisfied with our experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.0%

Cancellation Policy:  If Guest wishes to cancel reservation, the payments will be refunded as follows:
20% is non-refundable to secure the reservation
80% is due 45 days prior to arrival and is non-refundable less than 45 days prior to check in date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund