About the property
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- Minimum Stay4 nights
Mangrove Casita on Lac Bay is in a tranquil setting on the edge of Bonaire's natural marine preserve (BNMP), bounded on the west by wild kunuku and across the street on the east by Lac Bay. We are just over a mile to the renowned windsurfing mecca (Jibe City and Bonaire Windsurf Place) at Sorobon on Lac Bay.
One air-conditioned bedroom with king bed. The bedroom opens through double doors to an open screened patio, providing ventilation from onshore trade winds.
Mangrove Casita is a simple, complete home, ideal for a couple, but can accommodate up to 2 additional guests on the extra-wide living room sofas.
Fully equipped kitchen with gas oven and stove and full-size refrigerator. WiFi router in apartment. Small cable TV. Enjoy breakfast, tea, read, or go online on the back patio or the front porch with built-in seating.
Scenic beach across the street provides great views of Lac Bay but due to protected sea grass habitat is not suitable for swimming.
Please note: daily maid service is not included, but we do provide fresh linens every four days.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- English, Dutch
- Calendar last updated:
- Oct 24, 2017
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Outstanding Getaway Spot for Relaxing & Windsurfing
We stayed for 7 nights at Mangrove Casita and enjoyed the location, condo/casita, amenities
and views immensely. The convenient location to Sorobon Beach Resort & Jibe City were ideal. My wife loved relaxing/swimming at Jibe City’s “Hangout Bar & Beach”, while I learned to windsurf. A superb place to windsurf for beginners and experienced windsurfers. We found the casita front porch ideal for our morning coffee & a view of Lac Bay. The couches were great for relaxing and sleeping (there were 3 of us) & the bedroom with AC very comfortable. The kitchen is well-fitted and the bathroom modern with an outstanding shower. Wifi/Internet is excellent. Easy driving distance to well-stocked supermarket & excellent restaurants in Kralendijk. Night visitors (wild donkeys) were definitely an added attraction! The condo & area are enjoyably quiet & peaceful. BTW, the water in Lac Bay is awesome…warm, clear & soooo blue! Our stay could not have been better! We look forward
to returning to Mangrove Casita!
Please come again!
Highly recommended for the independent traveler
This property is exactly as described - cozy, surrounded by nature, and fully-prepared for guests. The location is ideal for the independent traveler, as you will have to arrange your own transportation, day trips and activities. This was a huge plus for us, as this is exactly the kind of vacation we were looking for. Being so close to Sorobon beach was perfect, and being just a 15-minute drive outside the hustle and bustle of town was great for a getaway. We always felt safe even though there are just a few other casitas/a hotel within walking distance.
Wifi was strong and kitchen was fully stock with equipment for cooking. The AC in the bedroom is great to cool down when needed, but the doors/windows of the apartment allow for plenty of air circulation. The apartment was clean and ready for guests upon arrival. We plan to be back, and highly recommend this location to other visitors!
Thank you so much for your kind words. We look forward to hosting you again some day!
Great vacation here
This was my first time using VRBO and I am happy I chose this apartment. The owners wer friendly and answered my questions with a quick phone call. They had someone meet us at the airport and drive us to the apartment. It is exactly as pictured on the website. It is very close to Jibe City where my husband windsurfed. We rented mountain bikes and then traded in for a scooter, as you need a way to get around the island. We would recommend this place to other people looking for a laid back and quiet place to stay. Cleaners came twice during 14 days. It was perfect.
We appreciate your kind review and look forward to hosting you again in the future!
We had a great week at Mangrove Casita. Marco met us at the airport and made sure we made it to our rental car and to the casita. He also gave us some great tips on dive sites, restaurants, and getting around the island. The house was clean and well kept with a comfortable bed and a small but surprisingly functional kitchen. Mid-week cleaning service was great and we had more fresh towels than we could use. The location is a bit of a drive from town but it's ideal for east coast diving or windsurfing. We found it to be very quiet and relaxing and had no trouble getting to restaurants and dive sites on the west side of the island. We wouldn't hesitate to stay at Mangrove Casita again.
Thank you for your kind words. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again someday!
An ideal location for windsurfers, both secluded in a natural setting yet extremely convenient to the windsurfing center and beach at nearby Sorobon. Guests can take a quick midday break from the water or make lunch at 'home.'
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Bonaire tourist tax of $5.50 per person age 13 and over per night is not included above; it will be collected in cash on arrival. Damage deposit of $100 is refunded in full after departure. Nightly base rate is for two guests; each additional guest is $15 per night. If this is your first trip to Bonaire we will meet you at the airport and help with any orientation you need. Any questions? Please email!