Oceanfront Island Gem with Great Snorkeling/Diving(52 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4 nights
- Property type:Townhome
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, sleeps 4
Our location within the resort enjoys consistent sea breezes unblocked by other buildings and we never hear neighbors, dogs or traffic. Our new windows and doors are louvered and screened - allowing you to keep out the uninvited [occasional mosquitos/geckos], without closing off the cooling winds. Our kitchen is very well equipped with everything you will need in the way of high quality appliances and utensils. There is A/C on both levels, hot water at the kitchen and both showers, portable and ceiling fans, full size refrigerator, quality cookware and more. The bedroom has an ensuite bath, a comfy king size bed, a second large deck with seating, 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. Should you ever have an issue our manager cannot solve to your satisfaction, you can call or email us and we will find a solution.
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 the calmest on the island, 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 new patio doors, and louvered windows and front door are all screened and will maximize the cooling breezes while keeping out the occasional mosquito, colorful geckos and tropical birds.
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 full size Weber grill, the beach chairs, safe, 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 views or 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 a few steps from the ocean - offers a totally unobstructed view of the sea and our often breathtaking sunsets.There are games, books, artwork, maps, 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, best snorkeling/diving, and natural beauty.
Our town home is not a large, luxury villa - It is a comfortable, clean, thoughtfully furnished, and very well equipped, one bedroom, true ocean front town home - 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.
We supply our guests with all of the information they will need in order to know what to expect - on the island, at the resort, and in our town home. This helps them make the best choices possible and insures that they have the best island vacation they can.
Please look at our reviews, and also at our calendar. Rather than just entering the dates you are interested in please contact us at 970-641-0200 as we are sometimes able to make some accommodations and exceptions to the information that is listed.
Please don't rely on the websites' rate quote - contact us, as the quotes are sometimes incorrect - especially when there are more than 2 guests or for stays of longer than 1 week.
Member since: 2010
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- 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
- We use our townhome as a second home and are always working to make it comfortable for ourselves and our guests. We recently upgraded all windows and doors to louvered, added a new full size refrig and new cooktop, changed our outdoor seating and table on each deck, added Direct TV with LCD TV, a memory foam pad for the king bed, non-slip mats for the tiled shower floors, a good laminated island map, coolers, beach chairs, an alarm clock, and other small, but helpful 'extras'. You will find art, books, pictures, and custom touches that will remind you that this is a home. We believe that you'll find it a well-equipped, quiet, peaceful and comfortable base for your island stay. 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 vacation. ...moreless
- Coin Laundry
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter '16 - '17
Dec 1 - Apr 15, 2017
4 night min stay
Apr 16 - Nov 30, 2017
4 night min stay
Winter '17 - 18'
Dec 1 - Apr 15, 2018
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $85
- Tax Rate 7%
Rate:$125 - $140 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.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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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.
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 Sabana Westpunt, Curaçao:
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 and exploring this fabulous area..
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View of Sea, Gazebo and Pool from Deck
View from Master Bedroom of the Crystal Blue Caribbean
Living Room to Kitchen in 7A
View of Sea from 7A
Snorkeling the calm, clear water at Marazul
Jumping into the sea from the platform at resort
Grounds at Marazul
Octopus at Playa Forti
View from 8A Porch
Kitchen of 8A
Master Bedroom with views to the sea
Living Room of 7A
Kitchen of 7A
Exterior of 7A
Sunset from the upper deck
Fishing in Front of the Townhome
View of Marazul from fishing pier
View from Living Room of 8A
View of Kitchen and Twin Bed on Main Level of 8A
View of Sea from Living Room of 8A
Waves Crashing on North Shore
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017
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