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Built by Divers for Divers! Bonaire Dive Villa - Villa Makoshi Lower

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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 4-5)

Welcome to the Caribbean's diving & snorkeling paradise! Villa Makoshi (Lower Level) is truly your home away from home for divers & non-divers.

-Two bedrooms with air-conditioning, ceiling fans, dresser, closet, safes (each bedroom has either two twin beds or one king)
-Two ensuite bathrooms with large tiled shower, double sinks
-One ensuite bathroom has been upgraded with accessibility grab bars around the toilet and shower areas. A transfer bench is available for accessing the shower more easily. A portable wheelchair ramp is also available for the patio area.
-Fully functioning kitchen with appliances, dishes, pots/pans, utensils
-Dining area with comfortable furniture seats 6
-Living room with ceiling fan, cable TV, free internet, comfortable furniture
-Large covered patio with comfortable furniture, ceiling fan & BBQ
-Laundry room with washer & hanging rod to store & dry your dive gear
-Gear rinse station with outdoor shower & hanging rod with hangers to dry your dive gear

-Off-street parking right next to the gear rinse area & side entrance, making stowing your gear convenient and easy
-Secure electric gate at front
-Swimming pool only steps from patio
-Recharge station for recharging dive cameras and lights with ample space and two high quality surge protectors with lots of plug-ins

Comfortable like home!: The villa is very comfortably furnished, with full functioning kitchen. Each bedroom has air-conditioning and ceiling fans to make sleeping more comfortable. An outdoor rinse station & shower are conveniently located within steps of a small side patio & back door making rinsing, drying, and storing your gear easy. Comfortable patio furniture and a BBQ awaits you after a full day of diving. Bedrooms are furnished with full closets, dressers, and single beds. A wash machine is available for your use as well, making longer term visits easy.

One of the ensuite bathrooms is now upgraded with accessibility grab bars around the toilet area as well as in the shower. A portable transfer bench is available for use in the shower for easier access to the shower knobs and shower head. A portable wheelchair ramp is available for use in getting from the pool common area onto our villa's private front patio.

Villa Makoshi is a part of Perla Boneriano, which is a gated community consisting of seven luxurious villas. The seven villas surround a swimming pool only steps from our patio. The other villas are available for rent which makes it easy to accommodate large dive groups, family reunions, corporate retreats, weddings, etc. Please let us know if you require assistance in renting additional villas.

The Neighborhood: The villa is located in a small, quiet resort that is gated with electric gates at the entrance. Across the street are several resorts & dive shops including 'Bonaire Dive & Adventure' and 'Buddy Dive'. There are several restaurants/lounges located within the resorts. Next door is a gym that offers various fitness programs and massage. Also next door is the MCB Bank which is one of the main banks on the island & has a bank machine. Across the street is a spa that offers massage, pedicure, etc. Across the street is a small convenience/liquor store and an ice-cream parlor. The ocean is across the street and accessible via the several dive shops mentioned above. A quiet, sandy beach is a 5 minute waIk. It is about a 15-minute walk to downtown or a 2-minute drive where you'll find grocery stores, lots of restaurants, and shopping. The airport is about a 12-minute drive. The popular shore diving sites extend from one end of the island to the other, and we are centrally located among them

Why Bonaire: After visiting many popular Caribbean destinations, we visited Bonaire after hearing about the spectacular diving. Since that first visit, we've gone nowhere else! Not only is the diving second to none, the island is very different than other popular vacation destinations. When you arrive, you feel like you're visiting your second home. The island is laid back, quiet, safe, and just feels like home from the moment you arrive. We've brought many friends with us to Bonaire over the years, and most have returned to the island because they too fell in the love with Bonaire.
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Member since: 2009

Speaks: english, Dutch (limited knowledge)
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1352 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Kid friendly with swimming pool, cable TV, close access to beach. Resort is gated for added security....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Sorry, smoking is Not Permitted inside the villa....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, no pets are allowed in the villa or on the property....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    A portable ramp is available upon request for access from the common pool patio to the villa patio. One ensuite bathroom is furnished with several grab bars around the toilet area and inside the shower. A portable bench is available for use in the shower....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Fold up cot is available for a fifth guest (child or small teen). Each bedroom has: air-conditioning and ceiling fan; 2 single beds which may be kept separate or joined together to form a queen size bed; bedside tables, dresser, and full closet; room safe for securing small items, passports, wallets, money, etc....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet

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  • Bathroom 4: outdoor shower

    with gear rinse station...moreless

  • Each bedroom has it's own private bathroom with large tiled shower and double sinks. A guest toilet/sink is in the main living area. Gear rinse station and outdoor shower is located next to the small side patio where a gear hanging rod is located. Another hanging rod is located directly inside off the small patio making drying and storing gear easy and handy....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Kitchen is fully functioning with appliances, dishes, utensils, and pots/pans, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, blender. See our video of the villa and Bonaire at http://www.vimeo.com/17529164. Check out our website for more photos and information at www.BonaireDiveVilla.com...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Internet TV is provided through Telbonet....moreless

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure

Attractions

  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean:

    Located across the street from the ocean. Nearest beach is about a five minute walk.... great for snorkeling, diving, playing, relaxing....moreless

  • Resort:

    Small, quiet resort with only 7 villas located around a swimming pool. Gated and fenced for security....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large dining table with six comfortable chairs is perfect for dining and entertaining a small group....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Each bedroom has its own air-conditioner. Ceiling fans are located in the bedrooms, the living room, and on the patio....moreless

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Located next door at Bon Bida Spa & Fitness Centre....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bedroom: Bed sheets, pillows & cases, blankets. Bathroom: Bath towels, beach towels. Kitchen: dish cloths & towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable living room includes couch, chair, and TV....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street:

    Off-street parking is provided next to the villa, conveniently located next to the gear rinse station & gear hanging rod....moreless

  • Safe
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    A washing machine is in the unit and a drying rack is provided for air drying on the patio....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free secure, wireless internet is available at the villa....moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and kettle....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All the amenities of home: dishes, cutlery, pots/pans, coffee Maker, electric kettle, blender, toaster, BBQ utensils, and more....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked with plates, bowls, mugs, glasses, utensils....moreless

  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Full size refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, sink, small appliances (toaster, blender, kettle, coffee maker)....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full sized overn....moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator with upper freezer....moreless

  • Stove:

    Full sized stove with four burners....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio:

    Stone covered patio surrounds the pool in the centre of the villas Complete with padded lounge chairs....moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Our villa has a large, private, covered patio furnished with comfy chairs & a table. a small side patio at the side door provides a drying rod for your scuba or snorkel gear....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    A private pool is the central focal point surrounded by the seven villas of Perla Boneriano....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
Dec 16 - Apr 15, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,474 $5,000
Peak Season
Dec 16 - Apr 15, 2018
7 night min stay

$1,474 $5,000
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$1,174 $4,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

** Quoted rate does not include Tourist Tax which is $5.50 per adult per night (13 years of age or older).


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 12/07/2016
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Location

Car: Recommended

Just past the round-about across from Sand Dollar & Buddy Dive Resorts. 5 minutes from center of Kralendijk.

Other Activities: Boating, shopping, kayaking, wildlife viewing, parasailing.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: After visiting many popular Caribbean destinations, we visited Bonaire after hearing about the spectacular diving. Since that first visit, we've gone nowhere else! Not only is the diving second to none, the island is very different than other popular vacation destinations. When you arrive, you feel like you're visiting your second home. The island is laid back, quiet, safe, and just feels like home from the moment you arrive. We've brought many friends with us to Bonaire over the years, and most have returned to the island because they too fell in the love with Bonaire.

Why the Owner Chose Hato, Kralendijk, Caribbean Netherlands:
While visiting Bonaire several times, we were able to stay on different parts of the island and experience different neighborhoods. We chose this area because of its proximity to the main town, Kralendijk. It's within a minute's drive or a quick walk of the main shopping area. The airport is less than a 5 minute drive. We're also located directly across the street from several large resorts making access to dive tanks & restaurants/bars quick and easy. And most importantly, we're located in the middle of all the great dive sites. So whether you head south or north, you're going to find the best diving & snorkeling in the Caribbean.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Relax on the covered patio only steps from the pool. Easily load and unload your dive gear when parked right next to the side entrance and the rinse station. Hang your gear to dry outside in the breeze and then bring inside at night for maximum security. Recharge your camera and light batteries easily with our recharge station.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Dutch (limited knowledge)
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/07/2016

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Photos

  • Pool & Patio View

    Pool & Patio View

  • Livingroom - TV & Wifi

    Livingroom - TV & Wifi

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Bedroom - King Bed

    Bedroom - King Bed

  • Bathroom, Shower, Toilet

    Bathroom, Shower, Toilet

  • Gear Drying Area

    Gear Drying Area

  • Relaxing on the patio in the evening.

    Relaxing on the patio in the evening.

  • Laptop security cable available for guest use.

    Laptop security cable available for guest use.

  • Fold-out cot available for fifth guest suitable for small youth or child.

    Fold-out cot available for fifth guest suitable for small youth or child.

  • Laundry - Washer, Iron, Air Drying Rack

    Laundry - Washer, Iron, Air Drying Rack

  • Accessibility Grab Bars at front, back, side of toilet (1 ensuite bathroom)

    Accessibility Grab Bars at front, back, side of toilet (1 ensuite bathroom)

  • Livingroom

    Livingroom

  • Diving Area

    Diving Area

  • Bedroom - Twin Beds

    Bedroom - Twin Beds

  • Bedroom Closet & Dresser

    Bedroom Closet & Dresser

  • Side Entrance - Gear Rinse Station, Shower & Drying Area

    Side Entrance - Gear Rinse Station, Shower & Drying Area

  • Patio with BBQ

    Patio with BBQ

  • Recharge Station for dive lights, cameras, laptops

    Recharge Station for dive lights, cameras, laptops

  • Security safes in both bedroom closets.

    Security safes in both bedroom closets.

  • Front Entrance Gate

    Front Entrance Gate

  • Transfer Bench in shower allows user to access shower knobs and shower head.

    Transfer Bench in shower allows user to access shower knobs and shower head.

  • Accessibility shower grab bars and bench

    Accessibility shower grab bars and bench

VRBO #249591

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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