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Beautiful Oceanfront Apartment, right on the water SUMMER SPECIAL 2017

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 5

This groundfloor upscale contemporary apartment offers 1850 square feet of luxery living direct on the Caribbean Sea in the quiet neighborhood '' Belnem ', Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. This hidden piece of paradise offers you a panoramic ocean view, private ocean entry where you can snorkeling or dive right to the coral reefs behind the home, or watch the beautiful sunsets, the view of the island ''Klein Bonaire'' from its backyard patio/sundeck.

The apartement offers ground floor living, cool breeze troughout the whole apartment aloung with sliding glass doors, and all screened windows.

Two large air-conditioned master bedrooms make sleeping comfortable. Each bedroom boasts a full, private, Italian style bathroom with double sinks and showers. One bedroom has the additional feature of an bathtub.

Located directly on the water with easy access to the Caribbean sea, the property is surrounded by palm, papaya and coconut trees.

A lot off flowering Bouganvillea and tropical birds make this property a paradise on Bonaire. Rinse tanks and divegear locker are available for the diver. A full service diveshop, tours are right next door. Dive or snorkel off your backyard or enjoy dozens of dive sites just ninutes away. Ask for our deals for unlimited air, and car rental.

Features:

.Ground floor living, two bedroom with 2,5 bath.

.Outside shower.

.Rinse tank for rinsing dive gear.

.Locker for hanging and storing dive gear.

.Private parking with locked gate.

.Dive shop next door.

.Dive sites ''Chez Hinez'' is behind the villa.

.Property manager on Bonaire for your service.

.Airport pick-up if needed.

More Details

Property Manager
Joyce Ottens
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

What makes this apartment unique

With a dive-shop next door, you can dive out at front at a fabulouse

dive location without ever leaving the property. Also a great location for night dives. Enjoy the outside shower after the dive to rinse off. The dive boat is leaving from the neighbours deck. Gorgeous view from the sundeck on Klein Bonaire, Kralendijk and Washington slagbaai park..

Amenities

Belnem Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Full 2 - toilet , shower
    Half 1 - toilet
  • There is also a outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California king bed 72'W x 84'L
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King bed can be setup as 2 twin beds
  • If you are staying with a 5 persons, we have an airbed available for the 5th person For the little one we have a crib available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • caves
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • 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
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Air Conditioning: Both bedrooms have air-conditioning. Washer: Washer is inside the kitchen. Linens Provided: We change it every week. Catering Available: You want a dinner at home? Let our cook make you a great dinner! Cell Phone: You only have to buy your phone credits.

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Beautiful Oceanfront Apartment, right on the water SUMMER SPECIAL 2017
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
Ripon, WI
5

Perfect rental for diving, relaxing and breath taking view!

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we rented a private residence in Bonaire. In the past we have stayed at Plaza and Belmar Apartments (next door). This rental was EXACTLY what we were looking for. We couldn't have been happier! We stayed for 3 weeks and part of our stay was as a family of 4 divers and part of our stay was as a couple. This property worked well for both.

The best feature of this was rental the location. When we were not diving, we spent time gazing at the ocean. You could be eating on the deck, sitting in the sun or even inside the house but it was all open to the ocean view and palm trees. It was nice to swim in ocean out front and we did the dive several times right out front as well. We didn't do a night dive this trip, but it would be easy to do right here.

I liked being able to cook my meals here and also be able to do laundry as needed. The kitchen had everything I needed. We ate "out" on a few times. We actually had food delivered (only $5 charge) and enjoyed our private ocean view while dining. We also walked across the street once and picked up dinner (excellent food).

We went diving every day and this location was perfect. We booked our air through Belmar and it was easy to pick up tanks next door or pop in dive shop with any questions we had. This property also has two convenient rinse tanks, big dive locker and plenty of places to hang things to dry. The bedrooms are air conditioned, but the house gets a great breeze during the day with the windows open. I was able to plug in "American" outlets for things I needed to charge. We were close to south dive sites and north dive shorts were only a short drive.

For one week of our stay, there were renters upstairs and that was no issue at all. We met them and it would not at all deter me from renting here again. We will be back as I can't think of anything I could do to improve the place!

Finally, the owners as well as the on site caretakers were awesome to deal with. Very helpful and responsive to all of our questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Pretty amazing spot. Paradise.

  • 5 of 5

wonderful in all ways. Well appointed. Security and safe easy to negotiate. Upstairs neighbors were a bit roudy. Access to water by ladder really a treat.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Carolina
5

My "Happy" Place

  • 5 of 5

This was one of many annual visits we've made to Casa Iguana. We love the fact that we can go right into the water to snorkel without walking through sand. We love the view, the cleanliness of the house and, of course, the helpfulness of the Ottens'. It has a complete kitchen with new appliances and the sunsets are wonderful!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly as pictured

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful week at Casa Iguana. The apartment is exactly as pictured. The view is amazing and the snorkeling right off the back is very good. The location was convenient for everything we wanted to do. I would highly recommend it for people who like to snorkel or dive. Also, although we didn't experience any problems on the island, they have a safe and a locked room to secure items. They also have outside locked storage which we used to leave our luggage after check out since we had late flights. We loved Bonaire!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

PARADISE ON BONAIRE

  • 5 of 5

Casa Iguana blew me away! Such a beautiful home! The apartment is outside of the busy area but still convenient to activities and commerce. The view was spectacular and the diving right behind the apartment was great. The rooms were relaxing and comfortable and the outside deck facing the water was priceless. The manager, Mariette, checked on us and made sure we knew all the ends and outs of the island. She even left a cellphone with her number should we need anything.

The Belmar dive shop is next door which makes getting tanks extremely easy for shore diving. The price is comparable and they have a special for 1 week diving, unlimited tanks. I believe the convenience factor out weighs any discount elsewhere. Everyone in the shop was so helpful and nice. I had a problem with my dive regulator and they took the time to help me out.

The restaurants on Bonaire are outstanding! I did not read any reviews about the food on Bonaire, but we were never disappointed.

The people on Bonaire are so nice and never seemed put-out with silly tourist questions. Everyone made you feel so welcome to their island.

We did get a little lost getting to the apartment upon arrival. The directions were spot-on from the owners, but it probably had more to do with the 4 people in the truck trying to give directions! We arrived after dark and you can get turned around pretty easy. Once I turned my phone's map on, we arrived quickly. The next morning when we went driving around, it was a bit embarrassing how easy the drive should have been. All I can say is try to limit the back-seat drivers input, if possible!

We had the most relaxing vacation here at Casa Iguana and we are already planning our next visit.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Florida, USA
5

Heaven..

  • 5 of 5

Casa Iguana left us speechless for days. I cannot even begin to relay how much It exceeded our expectations. We knew it was going to be very nice just given the location, but the photos don't do it justice, if you can imagine that. What you feel when you arrive and walk out to the deck is just instant euphoria. The crystal blue water and sunsets are unbelievable. We watched the sunset every night and each night was better than the last. The villa is beautifully decorated and the beds are very comfortable. Kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed along with various spices and condiments. Ron and Joyce were also very accommodating for us but we did not have the pleasure of meeting in person. Mariette met us on arrival and was just a wonderful, helpful person. She made sure we were happy and had everything we needed. Although the weather was hotter than average, we did not have any problem with the A/C only being in the bedrooms. The breeze was great and the entire back wall of sliding glass doors can be opened. We just didn't want to leave. We even named the reef in 'our' backyard and marked it (Sunset Reef) with a yellow stone. Diving the reef from the steps was easy and there was just so much life from entry to exit.

We also used Tropical Divers for our tank rentals. They are the only shop with steel, din tanks. They were just super nice and very knowledgeable about every dive site. If you go, tell them Diana and Roger will be back soon! There is also a shop right next door at the Belnam resort but we are partial to steel and our gear is set up for din. The resort is quiet and is basically a set of condos so it posed no privacy threat. It was just the two of us so we were very glad for that. There is also a clean dive locker with lock and huge rinse tanks, along with a shower outside which was great. I can't think of anything that could have been set up better. It was just perfect. It is also in a very safe, upscale location. There is a newer grocery store that is worth finding vs. the warehouse types we saw many of. The name escapes me but everything was extremely fresh and priced reasonably. The reef is already calling...We cannot wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Flamingo Airport
Nearest Barpub
Roomer Hotel
Nearest Restaurant
Roomer Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bachelor Beach
Car: recommended

Next to the Dive shop, 2 miles from beach, 6 miles center

Oceanfront home

Other Activities: Boating, Shopping, Kayaking, Parasailing

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Rates & Availability

Belnem Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER SPECIAL
Jun 12 2017 - Aug 5 2017
5 night minimum stay
$950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Season 2017
Aug 6 2017 - Dec 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
High season 2017-2018
Dec 17 2017 - Apr 14 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
2018
Apr 15 2018 - Dec 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

Final Cleaning $100
Tourist tax 2 p a week $77
Interm cleaning >10Days $50

Price excluding tourist tax $5.50 a nt/person from 13 years +;
Extra Guest $ 10.00 a night
With a stay longer than 10 days add an intermediate cleaning $ 50.00
The Christmas special is only for a stay of 14 days, 2 persons.

The special august / september is for 14 days stay only.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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