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ON THE SEA! Couples only! Private-Natural-Tranquil-Exceptional and Exclusive

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Award winning private cottage directly on the sea! #1 rental on the island

Winter Season, 2018, only has a few open spots. Those spots are now 15% off. We manage several excellent properties in this neighborhood and you can review them all below! Just let me know!

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ON. THE. SEA.

It's all about being private and surrounded by nature. ON THE SEA!

Check those reviews out! Real-deal, unique seaside cottage with steps into the sea!

Now available...The owner's well maintained SUV for rent at 30USD/day, all-in. Perfect island car! Free admission to Cas Abou beach only with this car rental.

Beachside, cliffside, private sunsets over the Caribbean 365 sets-a-year!

300 ft2 inside, 200 ft2 covered terrace and 250 ft2 open deck - all one level. Owner made stained-glass and art projects to set the stage.

This seaside rental comes with daily free entrance to global top-ten, Cas Abou beach when you also rent the cottage car! It's right around the corner! And, we've got 2 nice beach chairs, beach matt and a cooler so you don't have to rent those either!

Absolutely unique on the entire island! Seaside, cliff-high, efficient cottage perfect for a single or a couple wanting to enjoy raw nature in privacy. Built with glass fronted-wooden deck, shaded terrace with day bed, patio/hammock by the sea and native gardens. Full a/c when the breeze isn't blowing, indoor and outdoor ceiling fans, gas stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, counter top oven, fridge/freezer... And gas grill!

Feel the trade winds, listen to the sea and enjoy being part of one of the best, and private, natural settings on the island! Walk down the steps right to your private house reef for swimming, snorkeling, diving or just for a beer and a float! This healthy reef has amazing biodiversity and includes manta rays, spotted eagle rays (watch for them in the mornings!) and the occasional dolphin pod!

This cottage is simply spectacular! It's all about getting back to nature. Sunrise walks with flamingos, parrots, pelicans and trupials... Get rid of your tan lines in privacy...Swim/snorkel/dive/kayak explore beaches and back roads during the day...Meals outside in the breeze, world class sunsets and at night...Enjoy unbelievable moonscapes and watch constellations cross the sky! Unbelievable!

For your morning swim, snorkel, kayak or dive just head down the steps and there you are! Private beach borders one side of property, another isolated beach just a short swim (or 60 second walk) the other direction and world class cas abou beach for those who enjoy a longer swim (or 60 second car drive). Enjoy your coffee in the breeze as the pelicans pass by. Watch the dolphins from the deck or hammock! This cottage is pure r&r;! (stay connected with fast wireless and skype your friends at sunset! No tv!)

We just added a docking station to the media zone so don't forget your tunes!

Private outdoor shower with shaded area for the massage service over the sea!... Ba-ooo!

The Cas Abou community is private, gated, natural, tranquil and quiet. Centrally located between downtown (25 minutes) and westpunt (25 minutes) Cas Abou is the best of both worlds and perfectly located for your island get-away.

6 restaurants/beach snack shacks and shopping within 10 minutes!

Included in rent:

24-7 help with anything at all!

Welcome bottle of bubbles!

Bath and beach towels

mid-visit quick clean with towel and linen changes

Beach cooler

Beach chairs

Beach matt

Normal water and electric use

NO SURPRISES, just the great service that our reviews and reputation are built on. We want you to have a great trip!

Professional service options include:

Use of cottage car

Private chef

Private massages

Private guides for land and sea adventures

Private sail charters

Private fishing charters

Easy payment with paypal.

***with Don and Seaside Curacao you can expect the absolute best in professional, clear and timely communication with every attention to ensuring an exceptional holiday! We really appreciate the excellent reviews of our cottage, thanks! Our job is to make sure you have a great holiday!

More Details

Owner
Seaside Don
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 30, 2018

About Seaside Don

International teacher, volunteer and small entrepreneur for almost 20 years...After 9 years in China I decided I wanted to see a real sunset again and moved to Curacao to teach history and philosophy. Started diving again and fell in love with the island, bought a property and built a little cottage for the first time in my life. It's been a special journey and I like to share it. Introducing people to Curacao and, specifically, to Banda Abou is a very fun part of my life. This is a special place with an incredible unspoiled natural vibration that you wake up to and when the moon is right or the breeze hits you properly it can make for a magical, magical experience!

Seaside Don purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Seaside Don chose Curaçao

It's simply one of the most incredible spots I've ever seen. It's been a lot of work and a lot more to come but it's decidedly a labor of love and intention.

What makes this cottage unique

Under-the-radar beauty and a place dedicated to grounding and loving.

Amenities

Curaçao Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Most folks use the outside shower-helps to water the plants!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2X2m bed with AC and en suite bath, sliding doors to terrace
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
2011 - 2016: Awarded - 'Excellent' and 'Top Vacation Rental' rating in Tripadvisor NOW AVAILABLE...The owners nicely used SUV for rent at 35USD/day-Perfect island car! ***If you see your dates are already booked...please send an inquiry! There is one other cottage like this available but also booking fast!*** If that one is booked then there is also a seaside villa available! Just ask! Absolutely unique on the entire island! Seaside, cliff-high, efficient cottage perfect for a single or a couple wanting to enjoy raw nature in privacy. Newly built with glass fronted-wooden deck, shaded terrace with day bed, patio/hammock by the sea and native gardens. Full A/C when the breeze isn't blowing, indoor and outdoor ceiling fans, gas stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, counter top oven, fridge/freezer... and gas GRILL! Walk down the steps right to your privatehouse reef for swimming, snorkeling, diving or just for a beer and a float! This cottage is simply spectacular!

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

LOCATION & SERVICE 5 STARS*****

  • 5 of 5

We spent 2 weeks at Casa-BA-OOO over the Christmas holiday and had an awesome vacation. The location of the cottage can't be beat as it overlooks the beautiful blue-turquoise waters of the Carribean ocean. Sunrise coffee on the deck, short drive to beaches for diving or exploring the island, breathtaking sunsets, and star studded night skies makes this the BEST location on the island. The pictures are accurate, but you have to experience a stay to appreciate the level of detail Don has put into the décor and furnishings. You will have everything you need for a relaxing, comfortable stay. The kitchen is fully stocked for preparing meals, which we did a few days, but mostly we enjoyed the restaurant suggestions Don provided. All were spot on! We enjoyed dinner at Kome, el Lanternu, Trio Penotti,, Daniels, and De Buurouw.

Daily stops to Ricky's roadside stand for delicious, fresh fruit smoothies after a diving was a great way to refresh!

Which brings us to diving in Curacao. There are so many beaches that you can shore dive from, BUT one of the BEST reefs is right in front of the cottage! The steps down to the sea make (rent tanks from B-Diving at Casa-Abou) easy access to one of the nicest reefs on the island! Also check out, Playa Marie (at Coral Estates), Playa Kalki (Go West Diving), Kokomo Beach and Porto Mari. The outdoor shower under the deck was perfect for rinsing off dive equipment and refreshing after a dip in the ocean.

The service that Don and Angie provided was five star! From the time we made our reservation to the time we had to leave this magical location, they were there to answer any questions we had and provided all the information we needed during our stay.

We have visited other islands and always stay in cottages or villas and Casa-Ba-OOO is our favorite so far! We were having such a good time, we extended our stay and plan to return!

Joanne & Ray

Memphis, TN

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: J&R! GREAT to have had a chance to chat it up with you both and hear about your 16 dives in front of the cottage and across the reefs of Banda Abou! We appreciate your enthusiasm and appreciation of the experience we try to create at the cottage and for our guests. Holidays are important and we want you to enjoy the things that are important...privacy, spectacular nature, exceptional service and relaxation all in an incredible setting! GREAT that you could extend your stay like that. Looking forward to welcoming you back! Don and the Team
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This is a special place. The view from the deck is amazing; it feels as if you are floating above the water. Don and Angie are terrific hosts who were available for anything we needed. The cottage is well equipped and comfortable. Don provided a great information packet that was an invaluable guide to hiking, eating, and beaches. And the beaches — fabulous! We went to a different beach everyday and they were all so wonderful. If you are looking for crystal clear blue water, great and easy snorkeling, peace and quiet away from crowds and resorts, this is your place!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Go Badgers! A great thing about those beaches is that you can enjoy a different one every day for a month! We enjoy having guests that appreciate the views from the cottage but also get out and explore, terrific! C'mon back for a nice long visit! Stay warm until then! Seaside Don
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5

Amazing Sunsets and Shooting Stars!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Cas Ba-ooo for the last 4 nights of a 12 day stay on Curaçao. The Cottage was everything we hoped it would be, its artistic decor was very pleasing. The view from the kitchen window is amazing, like you're looking at a painting but its real! With pelicans flying by the deck, orioles singing to us, iguanas coming for a visit and being able to snorkel right off the steps to the ocean we felt close to nature. The highlight of this cottage began every night just before sunset. The sunsets and stargazing were spectacular!

Don and Angie were very down to earth and very informative for things to do in this area of the island. We really enjoyed this area and the beach next door Cas Aboa. Don suggested on our last day to go for lunch at Landhuis Daniel and we enjoyed it very much. Thankyou for a wonderful vacation and hope to see you again soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Shooting Stars! Ba-ooo! Some folks actually plan their visits on big celestial events and we're glad you got a nice surprise with the Gemini meteor shower, terrific! I know what you mean about that kitchen widow, too! We love it when folks can really get their chill on and take advantage of all that nature has to offer at the cottage. In the last few weeks we saw whales and dolphins from the deck! C'mon back for another anniversary and stay a while! Enjoy a Merry Christmas and sharing the holidays with love and compassion! Don and the Team
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5

Peaceful, serene tranquility

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Casa Ba Ooo could only be improved by being longer. The cottage is comfortable oasis, lovingly curated with treasure, enriched with flora, and set amongst the natural gifts of the sea. Don and Angie are gracious hosts, providing us with all the secrets of where to go and what to do, remaining accessible yet retreating so that we never felt disturbed or impeded upon. The highlight for us was being able to walk just a few steps from our porch right into the sea for stunning snorkeling. There is no better location for sunset and stargazing, and a top 10 beach is just seconds away. The Cas Abou neighborhood is on a quiet section of the island, where you can truly relax and get away from it all, although the excellent WiFi did allow us to stream our music and touch base with the world when required. I can not say enough about how wonderful Casa Ba OOO and the whole Seaside Curaçao team is.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy Thanksgiving! Glad you had a chance to cash in those precious vacation days for a stay on the sea with us! We really appreciate your feedback and comments, thanks! Those whales stuck around for another day and we saw some dolphins and an osprey today! We're really happy you had the nice, relaxing time that you deserve. Also, very glad that you were able to enjoy our chef Lisa's creations on your last evening! Happy Holidays and hope to welcome you back in the new year! Seaside Don and Team
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5

Picture Perfect Location for Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

This place has obviously had a lot of love put into it. So well thought out to really take advantage of its amazing picture perfect post card like location. Great place to relax and has been well maintained with everything you need. Any questions we ever had were quickly answered by management. It was hard to leave to go explore more of the island and is by far my favorite place to stay I have been! The pictures online truly just don't do it justice and being able to easily go down the steps and jump in the clear and warm water at our leisure was phenomenal. great snorkeling too!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Captain! Very nice having you both down at the seaside for your trip! Nothing beats the private Caribbean blues that our cottage offers and we're really happy you put them to nice use! We always have fun upgrading new areas and creating some relaxing spaces so stay tuned for some pics as different garden areas appear and more art gets finished up. Glad you enjoyed the chef service, nothing beats a local legend preparing your meals overlooking the sunset on the water, MAGIC! Catch some big ones up there and come on back sooner rather than later! Seaside Don
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5

Amazing vacation in Curacao!

  • 5 of 5

We have travelled to many countries in the past years and I have to put Cas Ba-ooo right up there at the top. The best spot in Curacao for sure. Besides the fabulous location right on the ocean, the wonderful cottage which was clean with everything you would need, Don and Angie are spectacular hosts. Friendly, reliable, unbelievable (above and beyond) customer service. Everything others have said is absolutely true. If you are looking for a fantastic holiday by the sea, this is your place. We highly, highly recommend. It's away from the crowds but close enough to all the amenities you might need. Just the way we like it! Thank you Don and Angie. We are not known to return to a destination twice, but this one just might change our minds.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: OH, Canada! We really appreciate the comments. We want our new friends visiting the island to really relax and enjoy the beauty that is on offer. Glad you were able to really recharge and enjoy the waters and views. Stay tuned for some fun upgrades over the next year, I'll send some pics! Very glad you got on our private chef, Eveline's, schedule, she's an island treasure for sure. Nothing beats her food and company from the private deck overlooking the seas and sunset! Angie and I really enjoyed star gazing with you and helping out with the eating of your fine meal! THANKS! Enjoy the holiday and safe travels going forward! The Journey is the Destination Don and Angie
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Map

Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
E Lanternu etc...etc...
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
E Lanternu etc...etc...
Car: necessary

***if you see your dates are already booked...Please send an inquiry! There is one other cottage like this available but also booking fast!*** if that one is booked then there is also a seaside villa available for larger parties! Just ask!

Beachside, cliffside, private sunsets over the caribbean 365 sets-a-year!

This is one of only two seaside rentals on the entire island that comes with daily free entrance to global top ten, cas abou beach! It's right around the corner! And, we've got 2 nice beach chairs, beach matt and a cooler so you don't have to rent those either!

Absolutely unique on the entire island! Seaside, cliff-high, efficient cottage perfect for a single or a couple wanting to enjoy raw nature in privacy. Newly built with glass fronted-wooden deck, shaded terrace with day bed, patio/hammock by the sea and native gardens. Full a/c when the breeze isn't blowing, indoor and outdoor ceiling fans, gas stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, counter top oven, fridge/freezer... And gas grill!

Feel the trade winds, listen to the sea and enjoy being part of one of the best, and private, natural settings on the island! Walk down the steps right to your private house reef for swimming, snorkeling, diving or just for a beer and a float! This healthy reef has amazing biodiversity and includes manta rays, spotted eagle rays (watch for them in the mornings!) and the occasional dolphin pod!

This cottage is simply spectacular! It's all about getting back to nature. Sunrise walks with flamingos, parrots, pelicans and trupials... Get rid of your tan lines in privacy...Swim/snorkel/dive/kayak explore beaches and back roads during the day...Meals outside in the breeze, world class sunsets and at night...Enjoy unbelievable moonscapes and watch constellations cross the sky! Unbelievable!

For your morning swim, snorkel, kayak or dive just head down the steps and there you are! Private beach borders one side of property, another isolated beach just a short swim (or 60 second walk) the other direction and world class cas abou beach for those who enjoy a longer swim (or 60 second car drive). Enjoy your coffee in the breeze as the pelicans pass by. Watch the dolphins from the deck or hammock! This cottage is pure r&r;! (stay connected with fast wireless and skype your friends at sunset! No tv!)

We just added a docking station to the media zone so don't forget your tunes! Bose bluetooth speakers!

Private outdoor shower with shaded area for the massage service over the sea!... Ba-ooo!

The cas abou community is private, gated, natural, tranquil and quiet. Centrally located between downtown (25 minutes) and westpunt (25 minutes) cas abou is the best of both worlds and perfectly located for your island get-away.

6 restaurants/beach snack shacks and shopping within 10 minutes!

300 ft2 inside, 200 ft2 covered terrace and 250 ft2 open deck - all one level

Easy payment with paypal or you can send a check to my address in the usa or a bank wire to curacao...As you like.

***with don and seaside curacao you can expect the absolute best in professional, clear and timely communication with every attention to ensuring an exceptional holiday! We really appreciate the excellent reviews of our cottage, thanks! Our job is to make sure you have a great holiday!

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