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Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 - 10 nights


About the property

This amazing studio is situated in the upscale area of Esmeralda in Malmok. The apartment is bright and roomy, providing a pleasant atmosphere for all of our guests. When staying at the villa, you are only a few minutes drive to the wonderful beaches of Arashi, Boca Catalina, Palm Beach, and the Lighthouse. Entertainment, restaurants, and the famous High Rise Strip is also 5 minutes away!!!

The studio has a spacious and comfortable bed and a queen sofa bed, a nice 50 inch Flat Screen TV, and has a walk in closet, and full new bathroom. There is also a magnificent fully-equipped kitchen with the following:




-Coffee/Tea Maker



As the warm breeze flows through the day and night, you can enjoy a nice tanning session or pleasant meal outside on the covered patio, with a brand new grill.

With full amenities, and a prime location that is close to the beach, nightlife, and all supermarkets, your stay will be stress-free on Aruba, ONE HAPPY ISLAND!!!

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Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish, russian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017


Esmeralda Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps 4 Maximum
  • Beautiful Queen Size Bed, with a separate brand new fold out sofa bed, in order to accomodate several guests at a time.
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Esmeralda Gem - Great Value in a Fabulous Area of the Island

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed 10 days in the studio suite at 104 Esmeralda. The location of the studio suite is perfectly placed in the Noord/Malmok area. You are situated close to the best snorkelling beaches and an easy 15 minute drive to excellent food shopping and beach side restaurants on Palm Beach. The studio is clean and quiet. It has a very nice outside seating area with a table to eat at or lounge chairs to enjoy. The kitchen is small but very adequate for light cooking. If you are seasoned cooks and enjoy exploring cooking with local ingredients, just know that you will be using a gas cooktop and will not have an oven at your disposal. That said, Gregory, the property manager and his excellent team of onsite coordinators, have ensured that the kitchen is well stocked with utensils, plates, glasses and cooking pots of all sizes and description. They have even supplied a sewing kit and scissors for your use. During the first few days of our stay we experienced problems with the water supply and the plumbing. Although this was somewhat of a nuisance, Gregory was very quick to respond and rectify the situation. The unit can sleep three but two is by far the more comfortable number of occupants for the size of the suite. Storage is great, lots of space to store your luggage and clothes and coolers are available for you to use at the beach. There are no laundry facilities onsite but the side yard does have a handy washline to use. Aruba is a beautiful island and 104 Esmeralda is right in the heart of the fantastic Malmok beach area.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

This was a quiet little get away from the hustle and bustle of the Palm Beach area, yet close enough to drive for dinner. Loved the proximity to our favorite beaches. The studio set up was really nice we liked having a table and chairs outside in the front sitting area as a dinning option. The clothes line in the back was a big plus.The bed however, was not that comfortable for us and I was very sensitive to the Lilly of the Valley air freshener sticks. Other than that, we really enjoyed our stay and thank you for a great Arubian getaway.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Eric, Thank you for your nice review. We strive to accomodate all our guests, and are sorry to hear that the mattress did not meet your personal preferences. Therefore we choose the latest and greatest technology with medium firmness and foam layer that can better handle weight and body type variations to provide a consistent level of firmness, hug, and comfort for all sleepers. Izaira, the property manager, told us that you were so happy and satisfied with your vacation. We thank you for your stay and look forward to hosting you for your next Aruban vacation. Always welcome. Best regards, Gregory.
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Guelph, Ontario Canada

Beautiful Aruba apartment

  • 5 of 5

Greg and Izaira were great from start to finish!

This apartment is lovely and was perfect for our beach vacation!!! Very clean and nicely decorated. When we return to Aruba we plan to stay here again!

We made breakfast/lunches here. Outside area is great for eating breakfast, taking showers, either after the beach to get the salt/sand off or your regular shower (house next door but no one can see over the fence). We spent majority of our time at the beach and visiting friends on the island so we didn't spend any time just hanging at the apartment or making dinner here, there is a BBQ outside. There were some ants in the kitchen (really minor), but hey its an Island so just keep stuff in the fridge and wipe up anything sugary like juice or RUM! If you are looking for an indoor place to relax you can do it here but not a large area to lounge inside. If you plan on spending your days outdoors and use this a base it is fantastic.

Arashi beach is very close, minutes to drive too and can bike or walk there quite easily. Arashi beach was our favorite, it was less crowded than the bigger beaches, water was a little deeper than Baby Beach but still has sand bars. We used the beach chairs from the house which worked out great. You can snorkel at Arashi quite easily in a few different spots that are deeper and then swim to the shallows and stand up if you need a break.

We had a Jeep for the week, did some off roading by the lighthouse/golf course and drove the island down to Baby beach for the day. Baby beach was great for snorkeling even though there is some current in the water it was quite safe (I am not a swimmer at all btw).


Big Mamas: Curry Goat, Oxtail Stew--awesome

Red Fish: great fish, fresh and good prices. Staff is great here!

Faro Blanco: Romantic sunset and very good food, a little pricier but worth it

Zeerovers: Choose your Freshly caught fish/shrimp then cooked while you wait, 4 of us ate for under $40 US plus beer of course - 2 buckets for 22 and 6 to take home!! Sunset views!

Our bags did not arrive on time, we had no phone service (only the wifi in the house) we used Izaira's phone number as a contact for the airline and she was essential in making sure we got our bags. Izaira meet us before we left, asked how we liked the place/suggestions we had which was nice, shows interest. Cheers Izaira!!

Greg was super easy to deal with when booking/answering questions and helpful with suggestions for our trip.


One happy couple

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Simply beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Great quiet property near beaches away from the hustle and bustle of the resorts. Had everything you may need for a short or long term rental. Property owner and manager were a delight to deal with. Definitely need a car rental to get to places. Has plenty of closet space too. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Richard. We appreciate the warm feedback and welcome you back anytime. All the best, The Aruban Gem Esmeralda Team
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Brooklyn, NY

Hidden Aruban Gem

  • 5 of 5

We just get back from our Aruban vacation. And we are so happy with our choice to stay at Esmeralda -Aruban Gem.

This is a hidden gem in Aruba. The location is great, often called by locals "Beverly Hills of Aruba". Just within 3-4 minutes drive from the best beaches ( Arashi and Boca Catalina). Also many restaurants, shopping malls, supermarkets are very close. Apartment is a brand new and stuffed with everything, what couple need to have worry free vacation. Literally, you should bring your swimsuit and toothbrush. The communications with the owner were so easy and Greg was so attentive and helpful.

The property manager was very friendly, considerate and helpful.

The property also is well maintained. There is a grill available, if you prefer to cook your own meal, what we did.

There is an outdoor shower to wash the sand off you when you return from the beach. They can provide beach chairs if you request them. The neighborhood is very quite and safe.

If you looking for very relaxing, quite place to stay, where no phones ringings, no car's honking, no sirens sounds, this is the place to go.

We'll definitely return there.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgia, USA

Perfect Home Away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd time staying at Aruban Gem Esmeralda at Malmock and we had another awesome stay! The studio has everything you could possibly need (fully stocked kitchen, large closet space, large bathroom, comfortable bed, plenty of linens and beach towels and chairs for the beach) and is located in a wonderful neighborhood that is fairly close to all the beaches and shopping. You definitely should rent a jeep and cruise the island and enjoy all the different beaches (Malmock, Arashi, Palm, & Eagle). The owner and manager of the property are always easy to work with and very prompt to answer all questions you may have. We travel to Aruba at least once a year (sometimes more), and provided we don't have other couples traveling with us, my husband and I will always stay here if it is available!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Esmeralda Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nightly Rate
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 4 2017
10 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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