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Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 5 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!!!

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017


Malmok Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 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.
  • Books
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair accessible
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Everything was great!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was modern and clean and contained everything that we needed. The location is only 5 minutes from Araschi Beach which is where we spent almost every one of our 28 days snorkelling. Gregory and Izaira were available daily to solve problems (which there weren't). We were very happy with our experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY

Amazing Revisit and Great Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We are return guests to the Aruban Gem Esmeralda and we loved our stay even more this time around. It was evident that the team, owner's Greg and property manager Izaira, really worked to further improve the aura of the accommodations. From more gardening and a new set grill to beach chairs and more amenities, the studio is fully stocked for the guests to have an awesome vacation. With new furniture, it is beautiful to watch the sunset while having dinner on the patio. The property team greeted us with a chilled bottle of wine and communicated with us throughout the stay when needed. Overall a great stay that let us enjoy the beautiful beaches Aruba has to offer as well as the nightlife and scenery. Will definitely return and Esmeralda is a great neighborhood.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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: April 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: February 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: February 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: December 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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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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