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"Over the top villa!!”
5 of 5 stars
This is the BEST vacation we have had on the island so far. We celebrated our 25th wedding Anniversary as well as both our Birthdays the week we stayed at this Villa. As you might expect there was a lot of planning involved, having two villas filled with family & friends (22 people in all). I worked closely with Scott for well over a year planning this occasion. He helped with everything I was in question about regarding the Villa as well as the island itself. I couldn't have done it with out his help for sure. I cant say enough about Scott and his lovely wife who were able to meet the week before we moved into their home. What a lovely couple and it shows totally in their home and the love they have put into it!!
The pictures don't do it the justice it deserves. Its BEAUTIFUL! Their care taker Marie and the manager Bas were there anytime we needed them. Marie worked our event with such elegance. Some of the little things that arose took just one call to Bas and he was there in five minutes, service beyond anything we expected. The owners came in the week before to make sure everything was perfect. That alone was far beyond anything a we expected. THANK YOU ALL!!!
The view from the pool .. just amazing. They have a outdoor kitchen by the pool that includes refrigerator, gas grill, bathroom and sink. We had our vow renewal in the gazebo on top and reception below with music and dancing, all at sunset.. It was the perfect place !
Just a short walk out the back gate to the sea where we did some day and night diving, also snorkeled from our villa down ten villas to villa Salentine #36 where we had other friends staying. It was a slow drift for about an hour, Just on the snorkeling we saw everything you would hope to see in the ocean. There was a Octopus baby under a dock and a HUGE one out in the open, many peacock flounders and even baby ones, four puffers, one all white and a scorpion fish . I could go on and on.. it was AMAZING to see so much.. Our dives were just as exciting. The lobsters & Octopus at night!!! totally amazing.
If I could buy this place we would be there right now..
We love it.. Best place on the island for sure.
The only thing I would have done differently is
If I had known Villa Lamans was next door,I would have had the other group of 11 rent that one.
Our friends were close but they wanted to be closer. :))
we had 2 young grand kids with us.. they loved it too!!! PERFECT PLACE."
Guest: cheryl c.Date of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: August 28, 2014
"From the moment we walked into LBR 13, we felt as though we were "home". It is a clean, cmfortable unit. I've never rented a unit with such a well equipped kitchen--everything needed for meal preparation. The outside gas grill is a major plus. The house is definitely set up for diving with a fresh water rinse tank for easy cleanup. There is no place else I would rather stay and will return on our next visit to Bonaire."
Guest: ADate of Stay: October 2014Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
"From setting up the reservation through arrival we have great communication, plenty of information and assistance. Thanks Kees and Mark. The house has everything we needed to keep two teens busy - close to town, on the water, plenty of great spaces to hang out. Beds are comfortable and AC totally appreciated. Bathroom spacious with plenty of towels. Kitchen very well stocked (no veg peeler). Loved eating outside, comfortable with exceptional views. Be warned - the screens on door and windows are fabulous but there are still mosquitos a plenty outdoors. Sunscreen and bug spray were daily friends. The house is walkable to town, but for grocery shopping and exploring we were glad to have a vehicle. Truck worked perfectly to haul gear, get through the National Park and a scuba sites. Parking at house spacious. The secure gate at access road added peace of mind. Roads are rough - bike riding was a little risky. We loved that this is not your typical tourist hub, it was relaxing, people were friendly, it was quiet at night, but there were plenty of outdoor activities. We highly recommend Babajan's BBQ Restaurant - on the way to town and only open on the weekend. For snorkeling - water taxi to Klien Bonaire (sea turtles) and Karpata (north of town) were favorites. Enjoy."
Guest: Kathy W.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
"Note that Sand Dollar is a collection of owned apartments, every one is different. I staid in A4, which is on the second floor and thus has a balcony, overviewing the ocean. Parrots visit the tree just outside to eat fruits. The balcony is screened, thus you can sit there in the evening without worrying about insects. Some others are not screened. The ones on the ground floor have easier access but less view. The A building is right next to the dive shops. They only run the compressors during the day and it didn't bother me.
A4 is in the first building, close to reception, almost nobody walks by there. Thus I let the door open (it has a screen door) and enjoyed the breeze (it's always windy in Bonaire). I like that better than using the aircon (which worked very well anyway). I actually was interested in A2, which has a separate bedroom, but the owner was not very responsive. A4 is a studio with lots of space, including full size kitchen and large bathroom. Although the building looks like it's from the seventies, it has been well maintained. A few tiny things could be improved though.
You have between 2 buns very close buy, great place for breakfast (and any other cake or sandwich). The peruvian restaurant is also next door, on the sea side, and was good. Didn't try Eddy's, another restaurant on site. Sonia's is a modern Italian restaurant across the street. There is a well stocked supermarket 10 min. walking north. Thus you can do without a vehicle (although you need one to dive/snorkel at other places and to drive through slagbaai park).
Note that the website that seems to be the official website doesn't offer all apartments, even though they will gladly suggest it's "not available for the specified date". Check the vrbo site for alternatives, contact the owner directly for best information. The owners of A4 were very informative and took lots of time to answer any question I had."
Guest: trip4tripDate of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 14, 2014