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“A fantastic family retreat spot in beautiful Aruba”
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17 reviews
Covered patio and bar area.
Outdoor covered patio features seating for 10 and a service bar.   Get out the blender!
The round patio with arches is relaxing day and night and is well lit for late nate dining & drinks
The unique Caribbean architecture is evident from the moment you arrive
Large living area features plenty of seating, a desk area, wifi and mihc more... overlooks the patio
Fully equipped kitchen overlooks the pool area
Granite countertops and breakfast bar
Kitchen conveniently serves both interior and exterior dining areas.
Big Beautiful Master Bedroom features walk-in closet and large master bath with double vessel sinks.
2 of the 3 large bathrooms feature double vessel sinks and large walk-in shower
Bedroom 2 features a queen size bed, lots of natural light and cable TV.
Bedroom 3 features a full size bed & 2 bunk beds. Great for a couple, small family or just the kids
Two - 6' walk-in travertine showers
Eagle Beach is one of the Top 10 Beaches in the World!
Snorkel and Scuba Dive Aruba's turqouis blue water
Swing off the mast into the water from a real pirate ship... snorkel too!
See Aruba from the sky in a real Parasail
The famous Natural Pool - swim and snorkel
Eagle Beach from under the Sea Grape Trees
Horseback ride along the beautiful windward coast
Aruba's famous Divi Divi tree
Walk Eagle Beach for miles or relax with a cooler and the beach chairs (which we provide)
Kite-sail at Hadicurarri Beach - 5 minutes away
Windsurfing Aruba's famous breezes
Catch air at one of world's best windsurfing beaches
Fish the Caribbean for red snapper, mahi mahi, grouper and wahoo!
Take wine and cheese to the sunset, night and beautiful night
Enjoy dozens of casinos, large and small
Dining at it's best!
2 amazing golf courses!
Adventure in Arikok National Park
See Aruba under water from the Atlantis Submarine
Visit Aruba's caves and see ancient cave drawings
ATV or Jeep the windward coast - just amazing
The famous Natural Bridge
Rent or Take an ATV Tour
Boca Catlina at Sunset, just a 2 minute drive
The California Lighthouse, just minutes away
The Divi Tree at Sunset
The Annual Carnival
Aruba's beautiful Trupial
Don't wait to reserve - you only live once!
Aruba's famous sunset
Visit a real bat cave and enter the darkness!
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Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Aruba

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Excellent - based on 17 reviews
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matthew t
Arizona
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A fantastic family retreat spot in beautiful Aruba”
Reviewed January 3, 2017 for a stay in December 2016
3
people found this review helpful

This home on a generous lot in the back of a small development provided a fun, comfortable place to enjoy Xmas and New Years for our family of 7 adults. The big front patio porch with long community table invites long talks, card games and casual meals. If it gets too hot, the beautiful pool with water feature is literally just a few feet away (it is immaculate too!). The interior is spacious, with comfortable bedrooms and storage. The guest house is a real boon if you have someone that needs a bit more privacy or perhaps has a baby who enjoys the night life. The kitchen is very functional and has room for several chefs/cooks for family meal prep and socializing. The individual a/c units offered temp comfort during an unusually wet/humid period for Aruba... phew! The rain did prompt two different episodes of a minor electrical circuit issue (on New Years and Xmas eves no less). Not to worry, the owner is well networked with local support and the issue was taken care of within hours ...hard to find that level of service back home, let alone on island time/holiday hours! We also got great lead up info re who to use, what to avoid etc from the owners, so we came prepared and avoided what otherwise could have been orientation annoyances. It is a good long hike to the beach, so we found having a car and getting to meals very useful. The Aruban hospitality elsewhere on the island was equal to our hosts' and it all makes a great getaway for your holidays. * one note: the Arubans like their fireworks for New Years ...for 3 days, very loud, everywhere and often... only mention this because if someone has a service member or first responder with PTSD challenges, avoid Aruba 12/31-1/2. I don't think there's a property on the island that is immune to this "enthusiasm". * Thanks so much Kim and Mike!

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Jan 5, 2017
Thank you so much for the kind and generous review. We are so glad you had such a wonderful time in Aruba and enjoyed this villa so much. We love it there! We hope you can return soon to enjoy many more sunsets.

Please accept $200 off any future stay at any of our Aruba properties for you and/or any of your friends or family.

They are all 5-star, so you won't be disappointed! Please be sure to share the link to our website and like our Facebook Page for great promotions and discounts!

Happy travels!
Mike and Kim
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
amandabar...
Wisconsin
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“One Happy Island - Aruba”
Reviewed October 4, 2016 for a stay in January 2014
2
people found this review helpful

I just want to point out that I have stayed at two of Michael's places. This one and one in Pagosa Springs, Colorado. I have to say that Michael is absolutely wonderful to work with and I would not hesitate to stay at another one of his places. He provides a list of the top things to do and eat in the area and the list is right on.

Aruba is a remarkable place to stay. The beaches are amazing. This house was great. We were there with extended family and it was big enough and bonus was to have the pool for the kids to swim in. The kitchen is big and was fully stocked. The bedrooms were big and nicely decorated. The Master bathroom / shower was great. The place was very clean and close the supermarket, eagle beach and palm beach. Aruba is a wonderful place to visit and spend some time in paradise.

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
Oct 6, 2016
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. I really appreciate it. We are very blessed to be able to share our little piece of paradise. We love the sunsets from patio and pool area. It's so relaxing and peaceful.

We hope you'll come back soon!

Please accept $200 off any future stay at any of our Aruba properties for you and/or any of your friends or family.

They are all 5-star, so you won't be disappointed!
Please be sure to share the link to our website and like our Facebook Page for great promotions and discounts!

Happy travels!

Mike and Kim
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed June 22, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

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Liked best: location
Traveling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
Jul 29, 2016
We are so glad you had such a great time in Aruba. We are very grateful for you taking the time to share your experience so extensively. It is very helpful to future guests and especially those new to Aruba. There's a reason it's the most re-visited island in the Caribbean and we hope you'll be back to enjoy it again and again.

Thanks and Happy Travels!

Mike and Kim
GreatArubaVacationHomes. com
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Cathy G
Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
“Wonderful Family Vacation”
Reviewed May 3, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

If you are looking for a great place to stay while in Aruba I would highly recommend you stay at this property! The home is beautiful and located close to the beach, grocery store and restaurants. The owner Michael is very helpful and responds quickly to any issues or concerns. We will definitely be back!

Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Management Response
May 4, 2016
Thank you kindly for taking the time to write a review and for your glowing comments. We are very happy you had such a great time in Aruba and look forward to you coming back. Please accept two hundred dollars off any future stay and please extend the same offer to any of your guests!

Thanks and Happy Travels!

Mike and Kim
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Espoo, Finland
Reviewed January 3, 2015 for a stay in December 2014
1
person found this review helpful

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Liked best: Having a house ; - )!
Liked least: No complaints.
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Jan 4, 2015
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for sharing your experiences. That was a big group, but the more the merrier. We are glad you were able to gather there and make such great memories while on the island together. We hope you can make it back to Aruba again soon and we wish you Happy Travels!

Mike and Kim
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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
Reviewed December 30, 2014 for a stay in December 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Jan 5, 2015
Thanks for sharing your experience at two of our homes in Aruba. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We already heard from your cousin up in Pennshead about renting this summer, so thanks for the referral. We hope you Can make it to Aruba again soon.

Happy travels,
Mike and Kim (and Raquel)
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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed December 2, 2014 for a stay in November 2014

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Dec 3, 2014
Thanks Macy for taking the time to write a review. We hope you will visit again soon! Future guests can see even more reviews for this and our other properties on HomeAway.com, listing numbers 3493931, 929289 and 3841103. Thanks Macy!

Mike
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