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Luxury Ocean Front Villa! Dive Out the Front Door! 8 Min Walk to Town!

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Kralendijk villa description

!!!BEST OCEAN FRONT VALUE ON BONAIRE!!!

Villa Trepanier is also one of the only waterfront houses walking distance ( 700 meters ) from all the towns central action.

“Villa Trepanier”, is a modern 2200 square foot, seaside 3 bedroom house on the Caribbean Island of Bonaire. This quiet, modern, glass walled Villa is bright, airy and located just 12 meters from the waters edge.

Some of the best WORLD CLASS DIVING and SNORKELING in the world, can be enjoyed JUST 25 STEPS FROM OUR FRONT DOOR to the waters edge.

This WATERFRONT VILLA'S style inside is bright with clear pastel sunlight permeating the main living room and front porch, with lots of air flowing; clean and modern, with cool stone floors, leather couches and glass tables accenting the granite kitchen. The Villa has 3 bedrooms set up with queen sized beds, with the master bedroom having an extra single bed. So you can sleep 7 in 4 beds.

There are 2.5 bathrooms. No tubs. The master bedroom has its own private bathroom. The second largest complete bathroom is shared; communicating with the middle room (smallest room) and the third larger room. Both bathrooms have walk in showers.

The 3rd bathroom is accessable from the main hallway. This half bathroom has a toilet and sink only. There is also an outdoor shower on the patio for rinsing after a swim or dive.

For the diving fanatic, Bonaire offers some of the best diving on the whole planet. Just consider the area in front of the Villa, your own personal backyard aquarium.

The sea life is amazingly diverse right in front of the house in just 5 feet of water! I have even named our favorite fish that can be fed by hand, daily, while enjoying morning swims. (you will find some driftwood and sea glass artwork that I have made, that was inspired by my interactions with my local finned friends!) If you swim 35 meters out from the shore of the house, the bottom drops off quite fast, and turns into a wall dive pretty quick!

Magnificent soft hued sunsets are the evening norm. The quality of the light is very magical in Bonaire & can be enjoyed from the patio with a glass of wine in hand.

If you like eating fresh local fish, just walk a 100 meters down to the fishing docks and befriend a local fisherman.

The front patio view is of boats on moorings and pastel colored sunsets, all framed by coconut trees with the backdrop being Bonaire’s white beached, uninhabited Klein Island.

For a few dollars a local will ferry you across the 1000 meter wide Bay to Klein Island where you can lazily beach comb & explore its desolate and untouched white sandy beaches.

For the kids; there is a pool behind the Villa, and the beach in front of the house has no surf, (it’s the leeward side of the island) and no strong current to fight as well.

Villa Trepanier is centraly located north from the center of Kralendijk, the largest and main town on the island. If you don’t want to rent a car, all major daily activities can be enjoyed, walking distance from all of the islands mains shops, banks, video stores, cell phone stores, boutiques, wine store, waterfront bars, waterfront restaurants, supermarkets, outdoor fruit market (you can walk down to score fresh fruit straight off the boats from Venezuela) and even a little health food store.

For exploring the island, a rental car, quad, scooter or bikes can be rented to enjoy the warm sunshine and predominant cool trade winds. There’s even a place up north where you can rent land yachts and buggy around at crazy speeds. We usually rent a scooter from Jack at the “The Bike Shop” or Bonaire scooters; for an average 20$ to $35 per day for a weekly rental. Scooters are safe as no one drives very fast and there is virtually no traffic, only one or two traffic lights dot the whole quiet little island.

For windsurfers Lac Bay is a 20 minute ride from the Villa. One of the best locations in the world to get your ride on, Bonaire’s Lac Bay produces many of the top Pro Windsurfers on the planet. Lac Bay’s azure clear water, flat and shallow, along with its friendly white sandy bottom, and famously consistent sea breezes, make it the perfect place to perfect your jibes and freestyle moves. That’s why it is called Jibe City.

A rider learning can watch the top pro’s perfecting their newest futuristic moves just meters away.

I also enjoy kiteboarding and renting SUP’s (Stand up paddle boards) for exploring Lac Bay as it seems every time we go on the water we see another edition to the amazing diverse collection of wildlife in the ocean.

The majority of the island is underdeveloped with the north end protected as a National Park. The Island is home to wild Donkeys, Goats, Iguanas & Flamingoes which have been surviving on the islands since it was first “discovered” (while inhabited by local Indians) by the Spanish over 500 years ago. Each time I drive around we make sure to bring leftovers and feed the wild donkeys and goats roaming around.

The best part of Bonaire is that it is one of the safest islands in the Caribbean. It is super quiet and would not be considered a tourist trap, like some of the other islands. (There is secure private underground parking attached to the back of the Villa for your rental car or truck packed with diving gear)

The locals are genuine, friendly and very laid back, not like the rest of the Caribbean where you have to be careful. The water is amazingly clear, bathtub warm and the local fish super timid and friendly; just take a piece of bread to feed them when you go snorkeling and they will be following you around like the neighbors dog.

Rental diving gear at the islands largest dive shop just 100 meters walk out the front door. We offer a10% discount on air.

Come on down and seriously chill out in paradise and load up on some well deserved Vitamin D. Villa Trepanier perfect for families: sleeps 7, (3 bedrooms each with queen sized beds and one single bed, besides 2 big couches). Best snorkeling.

Laundry token can be bought at the seaside front desk. Laundy machines are in a room adjacent to our underground garage.

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Our guests kids love the little beach in front of the house and spend there time searching for sea shells, sea glass and other treasures. Also the water in front of the house is quiet, shallow and clear, making for great safe snorkeling right in front of the house. Also there si a great pool in the back to enjoy! ...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            We love pets! if you can get them down there you are welcome to bring them....moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoke outside on the beautiful patio...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            You will just have to get over a few inches of bumps to get in and out of the house....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Bedroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3

            ...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s)

            We have an extra bed + 2 nice couches for extra people to...moreless

          • Queen size Beds (3) Three new queens size beds, one in each room., Twin or Single Beds (1) Extra Single bed in master bedroom. Easily moved if needed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Large comfy 'L' shaped leather couch in living room. Sleeps two more people if need be. Free Wifi access from all rooms!! ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            Toilet and sink...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Toilet, sink, large mirror and walk in shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Toilet, sink, large mirror and walk in shower...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television:

            Nice flat screen TV...moreless

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities

          Attractions

          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Boating
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Shopping
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View:

            You can enjoy viewing Klein Island National State park form our patio in front of our villa. Klein Island is a deserted and protected white sandy beach island which is a National park. ...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            The best feature of the Villa is the view out the front of the house and the excellent view from the front porch. We spend most of our time here! Awesome sunsets to be had, drink in hand. You will love the pastel colors and the boards gliding by. Sometimes we even see dolphins swimming right in front!...moreless

          • Oceanfront:

            Villa Trepanier is situated 25 steps from the waters edge. There is a seawall, a small coral sand beach, a sidewalk, and a one lane road all in front of the Villa. You can also park right in front of the Villa as you ahve your own private area to park you car or scooters. ...moreless

          • Water View:

            Our place is 25 meters from the oceans edge! Excellent view of ocean, the boats moored i front of the house gently swaying i the breeze and the beautiful white sandy beaches of the pristine and uninhabited National Klein Island. ...moreless

          • Waterfront:

            20 steps from the light blue ocean ...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Hiking
          • Jet Skiing
          • Sailing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Large glass dining room Table. Seats 8....moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 8 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            There are 4 main A/C units, one in each room all equipped with remote controls. There is a very big A/C unit in the main living room. ...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Clothes Dryers, just behind villa in Basement- coin operated. Access it by going through private back door in the villa....moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            Private Garage parking behind villa and below ground. ...moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            The fitness room is outside, in the Ocean!...moreless

          • Garage:

            Garage is private and attached behind the villa with a private access door from back of villa. ...moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Heating is not needed, as you can just walk outside if you want to sweat!!...moreless

          • Internet:

            Free fast Wifi access through house wide wireless router....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Mid week refresh of linens and can be done for an extra fee. Please ask our property manager for details....moreless

          • Living Room:

            Large spacious living room with beautiful large couches....moreless

          • Mobile Phone:

            We offer the use of a local cell phone included in the rental. It could come with a bit of credit and you can purchase more credit at any convenience store if needed. (It is the best way to keep in touch with our most excellent property manager as well....moreless

          • Parking:

            Free parking in front of the Villa...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Private garage behind villa....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            You can park a boat, motorcycle, boat, jet ski, etc. in private garage behind villa. ...moreless

          • Telephone:

            We offer a free to use cell phone to guests that rent our place. You can easily reload extra minutes on the phone at any convenience store, at your convenience....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            A nice mix of soft towels come with Villa Trepanier....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Washing machine behind villa in basement- coin operated. Access it by going through private back door in the villa. tokens can be bought at the front reception....moreless

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker:

            Yes we love coffee as well!...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Should find everything you need in the cubbards!...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Full set of dishes and utensils....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Modern dishwasher....moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Large well equipped kitchen with center island, Blender, coffee maker, toaster, its all there....moreless

          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove:

            Nice modern stove to enjoy meals made at home. ...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio:

            Patio in front of Villa. The main place to hang out end enjoy sunny and breezy views!...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill

          Pool / Spa

              • Communal Pool:

                A very nice pool is 25 meters behind our Villa and is shared with patrons of SeaSide apartments....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              christmas holidays
              Dec 19 - Jan 12, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,100
              high season
              Jan 13 - Feb 28, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,975
              Spring Break
              Mar 1 - Mar 15, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $2,100
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay

              $1,795

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • cleanning fee $175
              • Tourist Tax(/person/day) $6
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Add to your quote tourist tax - $5.50 per person per day

              Rate are subject to change and are indicated for 2 people.

              3-4 people $1895 all year (except xmas & spring break)

              5-6 people $1995 all year (except xmas & spring break)


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              Location

              7 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Flamingo

              Car: Not Necessary

              Kitesurfing and Supping are also available to do on the island.

              Check out www.villatrepanier.com for more pics and info on our Lovely Villa in Bonaire!

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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: I have been all around the world, 76 countries and counting! Bonaire is one of my favorite places and a very special island! Bonaire is quiet, very safe, the locals super friendly, gracious, respectful, making everyone feel like one of the FAMILY!. I love to Windsurf, Kitesurf and Snorkel (Bonaire, especially right in front of the house offers some of the best snorkeling in the world) and Bonaire offers awesome diving and snorkeling conditions year round. The temperature is stable mid 80's year round. The water perfect temperature ...

              Why the Owner Chose Kralendijk:
              I wanted a Caribbean house that I would enjoy visiting when I needed to get away from the daily grind of life. Bonaire is always warm and my beautiful home is right 'On' the water. Villa Trepanier is less than 15 meters from the edge of the water; a short walk to all the main town has to offer, (I rarely rent a car-I prefer to go everywhere by walking or scooter; waterfront bars, waterfront restaurants and shopping. Some of the best snorkeling in the world. Also I am ex-pro windsurfers and the windsurfing in Lac Bay is awesome, with Bonaire producing some of the best windsurfing athletes in the world. Kitesurfing, windsurfing, SUping, snorkeling, diving, exploring, fishing, great restaurants and friendly locals!

              The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
              I love the fact that you take a 5 minute cab ride from the airport, drop your bags at the door, slip on the swim trunks and can be snorkeling in 30 seconds of walking in the Villa-with our local tropical fish. The Villa is across a one way street from the water. I also love the sound of the waves, and enjoy watching the world go by from the front porch. Amazing sunsets from the patio. The light is very special in this part of the caribbean. Its a Tropical paradise. Best snorkeling on bonaire right out the front door. Dive instruction right next door at the largest dive shop on Bonire,'Dive Friends- (just changed its name form Yellow Submarine) a 30 second walk from our villa. The Villa is close to the best waterfront restaurants and bars all within short walking distance to our villa. Paradise!


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              Speaks: english, french, spanish

               

              Photos

              • beautiful sunset on the ocean.

                beautiful sunset on the ocean.

              • relaxing on the hammock.

                relaxing on the hammock.

              • long chairs for our guests, in quiet and peaceful environment

                long chairs for our guests, in quiet and peaceful environment

              • Cool marble floors,  fresh sea breezes and caribbean light flowing in the Villa!

                Cool marble floors, fresh sea breezes and caribbean light flowing in the Villa!

              • Waterfront view of sunsets and moored boats seen from the living room couch. Big

                Waterfront view of sunsets and moored boats seen from the living room couch. Big

              • Spectacular pastel colored sunsets views from front Patio with glass of wine!

                Spectacular pastel colored sunsets views from front Patio with glass of wine!

              • Homemade driftwood fish and custom armoire made from local Bonaire drift wood!

                Homemade driftwood fish and custom armoire made from local Bonaire drift wood!

              • one the  of the 2 complet bathrooms.

                one the of the 2 complet bathrooms.

              • Refreshing pool behind the Villa for guests and kids to enjoy! Photo Taken from behind the villa in the stairs.

                Refreshing pool behind the Villa for guests and kids to enjoy! Photo Taken from behind the villa in the stairs.

              • 25 steps form light warm blue ocean.

                25 steps form light warm blue ocean.

              • Fresh fish for dinner, bought from the local fish docks 100 meters from the Villa!

                Fresh fish for dinner, bought from the local fish docks 100 meters from the Villa!

              • Patio & outside table.

                Patio & outside table.

              • relaxing on the long chairs or the Hammok on the patio.

                relaxing on the long chairs or the Hammok on the patio.

              • Super cool, Modern well equipped kitchen ! Lots of spices & condiments.

                Super cool, Modern well equipped kitchen ! Lots of spices & condiments.

              • glass patio table with 6 chairs.

                glass patio table with 6 chairs.

              • book, brochures, sunscreen, bugs spray candels etc... and outside BBQ

                book, brochures, sunscreen, bugs spray candels etc... and outside BBQ

              • Each of our 3 bedrooms has Queen Beds with private remote controlled A/C units

                Each of our 3 bedrooms has Queen Beds with private remote controlled A/C units

              • View from the patio, every day.

                View from the patio, every day.

              • Klein Island Nat'nl Park, & sound of the wind in the rigging in front of Villa,  & local fisherman coming in.

                Klein Island Nat'nl Park, & sound of the wind in the rigging in front of Villa, & local fisherman coming in.

              • feeding the local friendly fish in front of the villa.

                feeding the local friendly fish in front of the villa.

              • friendly wild donkey. They love carrots.

                friendly wild donkey. They love carrots.

              • welcome to Villa Trepanier in Bonaire !

                welcome to Villa Trepanier in Bonaire !

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