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Frank

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, dutch, Papiament

Villa Opal, your dream house on Aruba: walking distance beach, swimming pool.

12 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Aruba Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms sleeps 8, fully airconditioned. All amenities to enjoy your holiday.

Make a virtual tour of Villa Opal at Youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1xN8NFH36E

Villa Opal provides you with the luxuries and amenities of your own home. Enjoy the privacy of your own pool to cool off from the warm tropical sun. The pool is surrounded by a beautiful sundeck and tropical plants. Prepare your own dinner in the fully equipped European kitchen, show your BBQ skills at the poolside or take the family out to one of the nearby restaurants. In the evening the poolside is romantically illuminated. Here you can spend top quality time with your family and friends or enjoy the cool breeze with a novel from our library. Meanwhile the kids can enjoy a DVD-movie in the living room.

Keep in touch with the outside world through our desktop computer and free internet. You can also bring your own laptop and surf the internet with our wireless connection.

Villa Opal was created to give you, your family and friends a holiday of a life time at an affordable price. We also provide free pick-up service at the airport!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Frank (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, dutch, Papiament

About Frank

Come and enjoy Belgian hospitality on Aruba. We have lived on the island for the last 20 years and love the island. We can provide you with help and advice to make your vacation an unforgettable experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is the most wonderful place to stay! We enjoyed all the amenities and the pool, and dining "pool-side". We loved that there are clothes lines to dry things - the house is beautiful and perfect in every way! Well-equipped kitchen, too!
Jun 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

Villa Opal, your dream house on Aruba: walking distance beach, swimming pool.
average rating of 5.0 based on 63 reviews
5

An absolutely wonderful escape with family

  • 5 of 5

We spent an amazing 2 weeks in Aruba, a few days with just my wife and I, and then 11 nights in Frank and Hilde's beautiful home with our grown kids and their families. There were 8 of us, but it never felt crowded with 4 separate bedrooms, the large and open kitchen/dining/living area, and of course the wonderful pool area with covered patio.

The house was very clean upon our arrival. Hilde took us through the entire property and answered any questions we had. The photos can not really do the property justice, it is just so nicely laid out and equipped for a stay like this. Everything we could want was provided; towels, beach toys, chairs, fully equipped kitchen, including a grill out by the pool which we used quite a bit.

A walk straight to the shore will take you to Hadicurari Beach, or you can walk through the neighborhood and past the Racquet Club and end up on the north end of Palm Beach near the Ritz-Carlton, both about a 10-minute walk. We rented a car because we explored the whole island, from the California Lighthouse to Baby Beach to the Natural Pool and many other sights.

A few of our favorite restaurants from the trip included the Tango Argentine Grill, The Wacky Wahoo's, Zee Rover's, and both the Pelican's Nest and Bugaloe Bar on the piers. We also enjoyed the Natural Pool, as well as Baby Beach, but you really can't find a bad beach. We walked the entire length of Palm and Eagle Beach and spent some time at many others along the south shore, each one is beautiful and unique.

I've already recommended this property to friends that plan to visit Aruba, and will stay here again when we return.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review! We are very happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our villa. May we hope to see you again soon. Thank you so much! Hilda and Frank
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Fairfax, VA
5

Lovely home with wonderful hospitality

  • 5 of 5

Villa Opal is even better than these wonderful photos. Everything here is perfectly maintained by your generous hosts Frank and Hilde. They are available for advice or assistance any time (the remote control for the TV did not work one day and they replaced it immediately - just one example). They were helpful even from the first email to our departure.

The location is excellent all around, but you do need a car. We could walk (.25 mile) to the Marriott/Ritz hotels and kite surfing beaches, but we had to drive a short distance (5 minutes) to get to Boca Catalina and Arashi - and those are the beaches where you can swim & snorkel without the crowds. You also have to drive about 7 minutes to get to the Super Food. Note that taxis are relatively inexpensive here too - so you can get around that way easily as well. (Just ask Hilde for a good taxi service - I know she can help!).

Overall - we loved it! It exceeded our expectations.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

AMAZING WONDERFUL HOME

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Frank and Hilde's home. We celebrated 2 Christmas' in their home. We enjoyed 10 sunfilled days at Villa Opal. Everything was wonderful!! You can not find nicer people to deal with. Any question you might have they answer quickly. The home is meticulous. Frank and Hilde go out of their way to make you feel at home. We would enjoy mornings at the beach, afternoons by the pool. We were 6 adults and had plenty of room. Villa opal is beautifully decorated inside and out. Anything you might need is there. Hilde and Frank take pride in their home and it shows. Villa Opal is a short distant from many beautiful beaches, shops and restaurants. Thank you Frank and Hilde for another wonderful stay at Villa Opal. The Linstrum's

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One Happy Island - Perfect Way to Celebrate Birthday with Family

  • 5 of 5

Perfect vacation home. Frank and Hilde were great through the whole process (booking, picking us up at airport and taking us back, directions, helpful hints, etc). The house had everything and layout was great. We brought our entire family 4 grown kids (ages 17-23) and in-laws to celebrate my wife's b-day. The pool was great and the patio was simply beautiful and peaceful for late evening games and swimming with the family. The Villa is immaculate, close to main attractions, and there was plenty of room for all of us. Thank you again Frank and Hilde for sharing your beautiful home with us. The Chavira family - Wind Lake WI

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Perfect Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5

Hilde and Frank were absolutely wonderful! We had a group of 6 adults and the house was more than perfect. It was clean, well-kept, close to main attractions, and there was plenty of room for all of us. We enjoyed our entire vacation and wished we could have stayed even longer. Thank you Frank and Hilde for being so accomodating and wonderful to work with. We loved the house and all the ammenities that were provided.

Kelli

Minneapolis, MN

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

This villa is wonderful. It is well furnished, comfortable, well equipped, very private, and we loved the pool. It was perfect for our family 5 adults. The beach is close, although we had to drive (4 minutes) which was fine because we had snorkeling gear, chairs, etc. The villa is immaculate and we felt very comfortable calling Frank and Hilde with any questions. If we return to Aruba, (and I hope we do), this would be the only place I would want to stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
13 Kilometres
Oranjestad
Nearest Ferry
11 Kilometres
Oranjestad cruise ship dock
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Hadicurari Beach/Fisherman's Huts

Villa Opal is located in the upscale neighborhood of Noord, close to Palm Beach, the hotel and restaurant area, and the Tierra del Sol Golf Club.

Villa Opal is very close to Fisherman's Huts, where you can do wind- and kitesurfing, rent a moutain bike, kayak or SUP, or take lessons to learn! Visit Aruba Active Vacations, Fiberworks Bike and Surf Shop, or Vela Surf Center for more information! (or visit their websites via Google ;-)

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Rates & Availability

Noord Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid Season
Apr 15 2016 - Aug 31 2016
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 14 2016
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
 
High Season
Nov 15 2016 - Apr 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$315
$2,200
 
 
Mid Season
Apr 15 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
Low season
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 14 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,400
 
 
High season
Nov 15 2017 - Apr 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
$315
$2,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$315
$2,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 6.5%

A deposit of 20% percent is required to finalize the booking. We prefer by wire transfer, but we also accept checks.

The balance can be paid cash upon arrival, or by wire transfer upfront arrival.
Rent includes all taxes, no extra charges apply.A deposit of 20% percent is required to finalize the booking. Rent includes taxes, no service charges.

A deposit of 20% percent is required to finalize the booking. We prefer by Paypal and wire transfer, but we also accept checks.

The balance can be paid cash upon arrival, or by Paypal or wire transfer upfront arrival.
Rent includes all taxes, no extra charges apply.

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Amenities

Aruba Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - outdoor shower
  • Towels, soap, shampoo and conditioner provided. Beach towels provided as well.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , European Queen size bed (64 inches wide, 160cmx200cm)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , European Queen size bed (64 inches wide, 160cmx200cm)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , European Queen size bed (64 inches wide, 160cmx200cm)
  • Main bedroom has ensuite bathroom, TV-cabinet, walk-in closet with towel stock, hair dryer, safe. All bedrooms are air conditioned and have ceiling fans. Small library in one of the bedrooms.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smokers requested to smoke outside.

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