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Spacious Oceanfront Apartment, right on the water SUMMER SPECIAL 2017

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom,(Sleeps 4-5) oceanfront apartment and close to the beac

This ground floor upscale contemporary apartment offers 1850 square feet of luxury living right on the Caribbean Sea in the quiet neighborhood Belnem, Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean. This hidden piece of paradise offers you a panoramic ocean view, private ocean entry where you can snorkel or dive right to the coral reefs behind the home, or watch the beautiful sunsets, the view of the island 'Klein Bonaire' from its backyard patioand sundeck..

The villa offers ground floor living, cool breeze troughout the whole apartment along with sliding glass doors, and all screened windows.

Two large air-conditioned bedrooms make sleeping comfortable. Each bedroom boasts a full, private, Italian style bathroom with double sinks and showers. One bedroom has the additional feature of a bathtub.

Located directly on the water with easy access to the Caribbean sea, the property is surrounded by coconut palm trees, a lot off flowering Bougainvillea and together with all the tropical birds makes this property a paradise on Bonaire. Rinse tanks and a secured dive gear locker are available for the diver. A full service dive shop is right next door. Dive or snorkel off your backyard or enjoy dozens of dive sites just minutes away.


.Ground floor living, two bedroom with 2,5 bath.

.Fully eguipped kitchen with dishwasher.

.Outdoor shower.

.Rinse tank for rinsing dive gear.

.Locker for hanging and storing dive gear.

.Big charcoal BBQ for your use only.

.Large sundeck with 6 sun-beds and adirondack chairs

.42 inch led tv with dvd player

.high speed wireless internet.

.Safe and alarm system

.Secured dive gear storage

. Gated parking area

.And a great view


.Diveshop from Belmar right next door.

.Discount on air and diving courses 20% and 10% on car rent, ask for it when making a reservation

.Property manager on Bonaire for your service.

More Details

Joyce Ottens
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 26, 2017

About Joyce Ottens

Hi, we are Ron & Joyce Ottens and we will take care of a perfect stay for u. We have a property manager on Bonaire ( Mariette ) who can assist you with all questions you may have upon arrival and with all your needs, to have a perfect holiday.

Joyce Ottens purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Joyce Ottens chose Belnem

We love the relaxing style of the apartment and the location on the south side of the island close to Lac Bay (windsurfing ) but also only 5 min. from main town Kralendijk and not to forget great diving behind the apartment with a diveshop next door.

What makes this apartment unique

With a 5 star dive-shop next door, you can dive out at front @ a fabulous dive location without ever leaving the property. Also a great location for night dives. Enjoy the outdoor shower after the dive to rinse off. The dive boat from the dive shop is leaving from the neighbours deck. Gorgeous view from the deck to Klein Bonaire and downtown.


Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Flamingo International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Roomer Hotel
Nearest Restaurant
Roomer Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bachelors Beach
Car: recommended

Kite Boarding 4 miles from the home @ Atlantis beach and dive site

Surfing 4 miles from the home@ Lac Bay

Bachelor Beach 1 mile from the home


Belnem Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Guest Bathroom in the living room
  • There is also a outside shower to rinse yourself after the swim
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King bed ( 72' W x 84' L )
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , California King Bed can also be setup as two twins
  • If you are staying with 5 persons; we have an airbed available for the 5th person. For the little one we have a crib available.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Spacious Oceanfront Apartment, right on the water SUMMER SPECIAL 2017
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We spent the last week of September and the first week of October in this property. It is lovely. The beds are comfortable and the air conditioners in each bedroom work well. The kitchen has everything a cook needs. The view from the interior of the home is stunning. We enjoyed the patio. We snorkeled directly off the patio and saw lots of colorful fish many days. One afternoon a mana ray which was at least 6 or 7 feet across leisurely swam past. We also saw tarpon. A flamingo flew past one day.

The review would not be complete without words of praise for the caretakers of the property. Rudi and Jenifer were two of the nicest most helpful people I have ever met. The love they have for the island is evident in the joy they take in sharing it. Their suggestions and the direction they gave us helped make the trip a success. If renting their car is an option, I would suggest it. The car is well maintained and considerably less expensive than other options on the island. Just on a personal note, a member of our party needed to visit a doctor while we were there. Rudi insisted on taking us both to the doctor and pharmacy. It was above and beyond the requirements of their job as caretakers of the property, but certainly appreciated.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice home great location!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay at Casa Iguana. This home is lovely and is exactly as pictured. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The kitchen was well equipped with very nice appliances and all the necessary cookware and accessories with the exception of a cork screw which we had to borrow from some neighbors staying at Belmar! We used the grill each evening and enjoyed dinner on the patio. Sunset is beautiful from the patio. The dive shop located next door was especially convienient. They had everything we needed and swapping tanks there was a great perk of this location! The one thing we wished for was some type of shade in the afternoon. There is no umbrella on the patio area and late afternoon sun shines all the way under the over hang making it difficult to be out there after an afternoon dive. We would definitely recommend this home to others looking for a place on Bonaire!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ripon, WI

Perfect rental for diving, relaxing and breath taking view!

  • 5 of 5

This is the first time we rented a private residence in Bonaire. In the past we have stayed at Plaza and Belmar Apartments (next door). This rental was EXACTLY what we were looking for. We couldn't have been happier! We stayed for 3 weeks and part of our stay was as a family of 4 divers and part of our stay was as a couple. This property worked well for both.

The best feature of this was rental the location. When we were not diving, we spent time gazing at the ocean. You could be eating on the deck, sitting in the sun or even inside the house but it was all open to the ocean view and palm trees. It was nice to swim in ocean out front and we did the dive several times right out front as well. We didn't do a night dive this trip, but it would be easy to do right here.

I liked being able to cook my meals here and also be able to do laundry as needed. The kitchen had everything I needed. We ate "out" on a few times. We actually had food delivered (only $5 charge) and enjoyed our private ocean view while dining. We also walked across the street once and picked up dinner (excellent food).

We went diving every day and this location was perfect. We booked our air through Belmar and it was easy to pick up tanks next door or pop in dive shop with any questions we had. This property also has two convenient rinse tanks, big dive locker and plenty of places to hang things to dry. The bedrooms are air conditioned, but the house gets a great breeze during the day with the windows open. I was able to plug in "American" outlets for things I needed to charge. We were close to south dive sites and north dive shorts were only a short drive.

For one week of our stay, there were renters upstairs and that was no issue at all. We met them and it would not at all deter me from renting here again. We will be back as I can't think of anything I could do to improve the place!

Finally, the owners as well as the on site caretakers were awesome to deal with. Very helpful and responsive to all of our questions.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pretty amazing spot. Paradise.

  • 5 of 5

wonderful in all ways. Well appointed. Security and safe easy to negotiate. Upstairs neighbors were a bit roudy. Access to water by ladder really a treat.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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South Carolina

My "Happy" Place

  • 5 of 5

This was one of many annual visits we've made to Casa Iguana. We love the fact that we can go right into the water to snorkel without walking through sand. We love the view, the cleanliness of the house and, of course, the helpfulness of the Ottens'. It has a complete kitchen with new appliances and the sunsets are wonderful!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly as pictured

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a wonderful week at Casa Iguana. The apartment is exactly as pictured. The view is amazing and the snorkeling right off the back is very good. The location was convenient for everything we wanted to do. I would highly recommend it for people who like to snorkel or dive. Also, although we didn't experience any problems on the island, they have a safe and a locked room to secure items. They also have outside locked storage which we used to leave our luggage after check out since we had late flights. We loved Bonaire!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure cleaning $100
Tourist tax $5,50 pppn $77

Stayover tax of $ 5.50 per person per night is added to your quote for guest age 13 and over.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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