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Oceanfront Island Gem with Great Snorkeling/Diving

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Last updated: 03/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Westpunt townhome description

Our townhome in this gated, quiet, very private resort enjoys a perfect location - true oceanfront (about 20 paces from the sea) with completely unobstructed views to the ocean and sunsets. Stroll from your lanai, past palm trees, bougainvilleas, the pool and palapas down to the steps into the sea - a private access from which to dive, snorkel or swim. The luxury of walking a few hundred feet to warm, calm, crystal clear water of this quality can't be overstated. A fabulous reef and sealife are just a few yards from your patio.
An additional benefit to our location within the resort - we enjoy consistent sea breezes unblocked by other buildings and never hear neighbors, dogs or traffic. All windows and doors are screened - allowing you to keep out the uninvited [mosquitos/geckos], without closing off the cooling winds. Our kitchen is very well equipped. There is A/C on both levels, hot water at the kitchen and both showers, fans, full size refrig, quality cooking utensils and much more. The bedroom has an ensuite bath, a comfy king size bed, a second large deck, and an unobstructed view overlooking the sea. Everything you'll need to relax, unwind, and enjoy - the views, the sun, the water, and your vacation

There is a lot to see and do on Curacao. You'll find that most of the development - the resorts, the homes, hotels, shops/businesses, traffic, and people are concentrated in and around the bustling, multi-cultural city of Willemstad. The city and old Dutch harbor area are worthy of a site-seeing trip, but you'll be very happy to be returning to the quiet of the west end and your townhome.

GET AWAY - Come to the west end of Curacao if you are looking for the relatively 'undiscovered', undeveloped and uncrowded part of the island - where traffic, crowds, and congestion aren't available. What this area does have is beautiful, tranquil beaches, calm, protected seas with fabulous sea life, and a healthy reef system right off shore. Two beautiful national parks are just 5 minutes away from the resort.

The water here is calm, crystal-clear, and warm. Our resort has private sea access that is never crowded. There is great snorkeling and diving just steps from your patio door - with 2 full service dive shops very close by. For variety, there are many great shore dive/snorkeling sites and five of Curacao's most pristine, uncrowded beaches within 5 minutes. Their is a sand beach an easy 300 yard swim or walk away. Several restaurants [including 2 of the island's highest rated] are also less than 5 minutes away.

The resort is gated, private, quiet, uncrowded, and safe - with friendly and helpful on-site managers to assist you. There is secure off street parking, a beautiful pool and tropical landscaping.

The Unique Benefits of this Townhome:
Our screened patio doors and front door [small but important amenities that we guarantee you'll appreciate] and windows will maximize the cooling breezes while keeping out mosquitoes and colorful geckos.
There are separate air conditioning units for the bedroom and the main level. You'll appreciate the custom blinds, full size refrig, and hot water at the showers and kitchen sink - among many small, added comforts that will make your stay more enjoyable.

You are sure to enjoy the fabulous view of the sea and sunsets from the bedroom and its adjoining deck, along with the bedroom's private bath, air conditioning, and the comfortable, king size bed w/memory foam pad.
You'll make good use of our patio furniture on both decks, the portable grill, the beach chairs, beach towels, portable coolers, and fans - and you'll find that our kitchen is well equipped with quality cookware and utensils. The Wi-Fi connection, Direct TV, new LCD, and DVD player may be valuable if the quiet becomes unbearable.
If there are more than 2 in your party, there are comfortable accomodations on the main level, including another bath complete with shower, and a separate AC unit.

Anyone staying here will appreciate our location - wonderfully landscaped with colorful flowers and coconut palms and incredibly convenient to great swimming, snorkeling and diving in crystal clear, calm water. The location of our townhome on the resort is such that no other resort buildings obstruct the sea breezes [which cool the townhome], and we are far enough from the resort's neighbors that we never hear dogs or traffic. The true ocean-front setting - just 20 paces from the ocean - offers a totally unobstructed view of the sea and our often breathtaking sunsets.There are games, books, artwork, and many other custom touches that will remind you of home - and that this is a home, and not just a rental..

Marazul is not a catored, room service style resort/hotel - It is a private and quiet sanctuary in one of the island's most beautiful locations - incredibly convenient to its best beaches and natural beauty.
Our townhome is not a large, luxury villa - It is a comfortable, clean, thoughtfully furnished, and very well equipped, one bedroom, true ocean front townhome - in a spectacular location. You will find everything you need here to have a relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable island vacation.
We think you'll agree that it's more than a rental - it's a home that you are invited to share. We're very confident that you'll be happy to call it home during your island vacation.
Please look at our calendar rather than entering the dates you are interested in - we are sometimes able to make some accommodations that are not published.
Don't rely on the sites rate quote - contact us, as the quotes are often incorrect.

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Property Type

  • Townhome

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Great pool. Great snorkeling if the kids are swimmers....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Living Room: 2 twin/ single

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  • The master bedroom has a comfortable, king sized bed [w/memory foam pad] that looks out over its own large deck with fabulous views of the Caribbean. It has air conditioning, a fan and en suite bath. If there are more than 2 in your party, the lower level has comfortable sleeping accomodations as well. In addition, there is air conditioning and fans on this level, as well as another bath complete with shower [w/hooks for dive and snorkel gear]....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Hot Water in both showers. Hooks mounted in first level shower to hang snorkel/dive gear....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We use our townhome as a second home and work to make it as comfortable as possible including: outdoor seating and table on each deck, adding Direct TV, a new LCD TV, a memory foam pad for the bed, non-slip mats for the shower tile, non-slip tape on the tile steps, a good island map, large and small coolers, beach chairs, an alarm clock, and other small, but helpful 'extras'. You will find books, pictures, and custom touches that will remind you that this is a home. We believe that you'll find it well-equipped, quiet, peaceful and comfortable. If the quiet becomes unbearable, there is the Direct TV and a Wi-fi Internet connection. Bring your Ipod and invite Jimmy Buffet to accompany you. Our biggest sacrifice [for the cooks/chefs among you] has been to keep the electric cooktop. The island logistics of supplying gas consistently were overwhelming. The kitchen is very well stocked with quality utensils/pots/pans. You'll find everything you need for a great island vacati...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    dvd's and vcr movies...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Museums
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront:

    The townhome is TRUE oceanfront - 30 steps away, with nothing to obstruct your view. Two sets of stairs access clear, calm water....moreless

  • Resort
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    2 available : bedroom and main level...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking is inside the gated area and very secure...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free access - normally very reliable [remember, you're on an island.....nothing is as reliable as in the U.S.]...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Very well stocked with quality utensils, pots, pans, skillets, and most everything you could need for preparing a great meal...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Includes blender,12 cup coffee maker, microwave, electric cooktop, full size refrigerator, toaster and toaster oven + hot water @ kitchen sink...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    full size...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Large second floor deck off of the master bedroom - with great views to the ocean, sunsets and village of Westpunt...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered tile patio with great views to the ocean - patio furniture on both main level patio and upper 'balcony'/deck which has even more amazing views....moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo:

    Nice, shady spot next to the pool...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    fresh water, clean, and beautiful...moreless

  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2014/2015
Dec 2 - May 1, 2015
4 night min stay
$140
summer/fall 2015
May 2 - Dec 1, 2015
4 night min stay
$130
2015 - 2016
Dec 2 - May 1, 2016
4 night min stay
$150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $85 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Rate:$130 - $150 Night (2 Guests) $15-$20/night additional per adult - $10/night for 5-14 years old - 4 or younger=free.

4 night minimum. 7% Curacao tax and final cleaning will be added.

Please contact us for multi-week rates and family rates.


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Last updated: 03/28/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Great on-site access to the island's calmest water with crystal clear visibility, great snorkeling and shore diving. Just a couple of minutes to two national parks and the island's 5 best beaches - w/no traffic, crowds, or noise. Requires a 15 minute drive to small, well stocked grocery or 30 minutes to the largest, American-style supermarket. Eight restaurants close by - including 2 of top 3 on Curacao.

No nightclubs/casinos nearby[30-40 minutes] - not the perfect place to come to party [unless you are planning your own very small and intimate party].

Other Activities: great shore diving/snorkeling and 2 dive shops close to the resort.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We are a 'semi'-retired couple who live most of the year in the Colorado mountains near the ski resort of Crested Butte. We have visited many of the Caribbean islands over the past 25 years looking for a place with great water/weather/people for a vacation home. We fell in love with the west end of Curacao, and Marazul in particular. The contrasts between the high altitude alpine setting of Crested Butte and the spectacular low latitude waters/scenery/weather of 'our' end of Curacao have been everything we hoped they would be.

Why the Owner Chose Westpunt:
We chose this [Westpunt] part of the island because it is much less developed, has far fewer people and cars, with calmer seas, and better diving and snorkeling than any other location on the island. The best of the island's natural beauty is found on this end of the island - including 2 beautiful national parks. All of our guests have agree that the accomodation of driving a bit further to shop is a worthwhile trade off. We also felt that the cooling trade winds were more consistent and less obstructed here than in many other areas we visited. The fresh water pool and beautifully landscaped grounds of the resort are clean and well maintained. The resort is very private, quiet, gated, with great ocean access and plenty of secure, off-street parking......and is never crowded. Our resort's manager is available to answer questions, fix issues, and help make whatever additional arrangements you may need.

The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
The single best attribute of our townhome is a perfect location on the island and within the resort - guaranteed to be appreciated. The unobstructed sea breezes and unobstructed ocean views are unmatched - and not to be missed. We have spent a good deal of time, energy, and money in creating the place we want to call 'home' while on the island -- and we are confident that you will be happy to call it home while relaxing as our guests..


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Photos

  • Gazebo, Sea and Pool from Deck

    Gazebo, Sea and Pool from Deck

  • Living with flat screen Direct TV

    Living with flat screen Direct TV

  • Sunset from the upper deck

    Sunset from the upper deck

  • Pool with views to the Caribbean

    Pool with views to the Caribbean

  • Come on in the water is fine!

    Come on in the water is fine!

  • Flamingos having dinner!

    Flamingos having dinner!

  • One of the two sets of stairs to the sea

    One of the two sets of stairs to the sea

  • View of Caribbean from Master Bedroom

    View of Caribbean from Master Bedroom

  • View into kitchen

    View into kitchen

  • Fishing in Front of the Townhome

    Fishing in Front of the Townhome

  • Snorkeling the calm, clear water at Marazul

    Snorkeling the calm, clear water at Marazul

  • Waves crashing on the north shore of Curacao

    Waves crashing on the north shore of Curacao

  • Local, prehistoric wildlife

    Local, prehistoric wildlife

  • View from lower deck to fishing boats/village

    View from lower deck to fishing boats/village

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

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