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Pelican Reef, Low season special. Minus 20% from Aug. 18 till Sep 29 Book now!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,950 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights


About the property

Private Oceanfront House on top location, 2 Bedrooms , 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Pelican Reef is a real beach house, ideally located on the fringes of Playa Lechi, at the very rim of the Caribbean Sea. The center of Kralendijk, Bonaire’s main village, is hardly a 15 minute walk away, as are most of the activities,main restaurants and shops.

The house itself, carefully tucked away in lush tropical greenery, could be described as casual and intimate. The interior is cozy: island style with local accents and an occasional splash of Caribbean color.

The house is equipped with all the comforts to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

There are two bedrooms, with twin beds, A/C and ceiling fans. The comfortable bathroom has a large step-in shower. The kitchen is fully equipped. All doors and windows are screened.Picnic equipment and coolers are also available. Outside you will find our gas barbeque, feel free to use it! Furthermore there are quite some lanterns to turn our beach area into a real fairy-tale decor.

Pelican Reef sleeps maximum 4 guests. For larger groups, the beach house, Villa Ganshi, next door, is also available, subject to availability and at agreed rate.

Pelican Reef is all about easy outdoor living: a constant airy breeze provides the perfect temperature.The spacious porch offers plenty of shade,a hammock and plenty of seating. There is a nice sundeck with sun loungers. From your own private beach and swim dock you can go snorkelling or diving on the house reef "Something Special. You can enjoy the fantastic sunsets and starry moonlit skies in the evening.

But the main feature is without any doubt the peace and quiet this idyllic house has to offer.

Keywords: Beach House,Oceanfront Villa, at one of the best spots on Bonaire, close to centre of Kralendijk.

More Details

Pelican Reef House Bonaire
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, german, dutch
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2018

Why Pelican Reef House Bonaire chose Kralendijk

The location of Pelican Reef is unique, there are just a few places like this on Bonaire where you can walk straight into the sea.

Pelican Reef is all about easy outdoor living, a constant airy breeze provides the perfect temperature. The spacious porch offers plenty of shade and seating, there is a nice sundeck with loungers, deck chairs, and a hammock. Our swim dock allows you to slip straight into the turquoise Caribbean Sea to have a swim, to snorkel or have a dive on our house reef "Something Special".

What makes this villa unique

The main feature is without any doubt the peace and quiet this house has to offer... with your own private beach to enjoy fantastic sunsets and starry moonlit skies.

Guestbook comments from the owner


My thoughts began as prose... but your photos awoke sensation and the words and images began to form more like a poem

I am not a poet but feel free to use my entry if it would be of help to you and PR.

Peacefully, tranquilly, the water gently serenades the night,

as light cast from the tiniest sliver of moon dances -Monet-like- upon the sea surface.

Surrounded otherwise in solitude and silence,

you now dangle your four legs from your pier into warm water,

You are sipping your Rioja, and your love - her Cognac.

You have arrived.

Pelican Reef!

You wish/dream time stand still, and, for a lovely week, it does.

And every year, you promise yourself more:

Knowing that a week is too short; indeed even a life…

Hush, silence; you fear to share this secret with your friends:

You want/need this place/piece of peace

Always available for you two..two alone.

Be still brain! Be kind.

Others need the sun, sea, surf, silence,

Moon, peace, solitude, tranquility,

Water, warmth, wonder, love…

Have a heart, share.

After all, Kees does..

Pelican Reef! .

Happy New Year!

Tim and Linda, 2010 à 2011

Best, tim
Dec 2010
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Kralendijk Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1950 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 and a outside shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (2) 2 box springs together as 1 bed (76 x 72 inch), Baby Cribs (1) On request
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Great place with excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Pelican Reef this summer, as we have had for the last five years. The house has a great location for snorkeling and scuba diving on the "Something Special" dive site in front of the property.

Love watching the beautiful Caribbean sunsets from the dock. Already looking forward to our return next July.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Athens, Georgia, USA

Another excellent vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and well maintained; we liked the new furniture added since our last visit; the property manager was attentive, helpful, and provided good service. Its in a great location for our interests. Our favorite activity is just snorkeling from the back of the house to the rock wall by the Something Special dive site, along with just lounging on the back deck and enjoying the view. We also enjoy going on the SeaCow boat snorkel to Klein Bonaire, a short walk from the house. In previous years we took the water taxi from Eden Beach to No-name beach on Klein. The Good Dive shop is a 5 minute walk and was a good source for a few water items we forgot. We tried a new restaurant for us - Mezze, Turkish food - and thought that was quite good, and we like the sandwiches at Between-Two-Buns. We have returned to Pelican Reef multiple times and recommended it to others.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Augustine, FL

Shh! Don't tell anyone how wonderful this property is...

  • 5 of 5

... Let's keep this our secret so I can book my next stay!

You know those vacations where you come home and you keep wishing that you were back on vacation? Our stay at Pelican Reef is still on our minds. PR has spoiled us for other properties in Bonaire.

We've been coming to Bonaire since '92- condos up & down the island. Having this special home with so much open, waterfront space and dock made for a great vacation. I couldn't decide which outdoor spot was "my" spot- with a dock, sandy beach, open deck, covered deck to pick from. After each morning of diving it was great to squeeze in an easy but memorable dive on the "house reef", Something Special (saw 3 lobsters on our last dive). Every evening we would grab a glass of wine & head out to the dock to take in sunset. I had a bit of work to do on my laptop but it wasn't a chore given the amazing views from the back porch. The home offered lots of privacy (especially with the outside shower), security (great system & safe), all the cooking ammenities you could ask for- microwave, coffee maker, grill (but warning- no full oven) for enjoying dinner in. Communicatiion was clear & the caretaker, Mark, was responsive to questions. We even loved Malou the sweet visiting cat. We will be back so hold space for us!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pelican Reef

  • 5 of 5

Our 5th stay love this location clean roomy and right on the beach docent get better than this.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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  • 5 of 5

Well above our very high expectations. Totally relaxed during our 3 weeks stay so we've immediately booked for 5 weeks next year. We're looking forward to get back.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Baltimore, MD

Another lovely holiday at Pelican Reef - great location, comfortable house, nice cat!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second stay at Pelican Reef for my husband and me, this time for two weeks. Communication with Kees was clear and prompt. The house was clean and comfortable, with an acceptable kitchen and good beds. The biggest attraction of the house is the outdoor space. The shaded verandah and small dock are excellent places from which to enjoy the water, sky, and town views. The water is right outside, with the easiest access possible to diving, snorkeling, and swimming. "Downtown" Kralendijk is a mile walk along the pedestrian promenade, but the house is just off the end of the promenade and quite private. Both Kees and Mark, the caretaker, are responsive and helpful. The resident cat is a real sweetie, as well. It's hard to think of a better place to stay within walking distance of the center of town.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Flamingo Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Several beach clubs
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Several restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Spice beach & coco beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Administration costs $57.79
Tourist tax €4,5 p.p.p.n $75.13

RATES VALID FOR 2018 / 2019
We use the dollar price quoted below, so the price in € may be different because of the rate.
Weekly Rates / 7 nights stay : April 15 - Dec.15 / Dec.16 - Apr. 14
1 bedroom use /1 or 2 guests: USD 1900 / USD 2100
2 bedroom use /3 or 4 guests: USD 2300 / USD 2500

The mandatory tourist tax of $ 5,50 per person per day is additional. When staying with more than 2 guests and more than a week the tourist tax will adjusted to the number of guests and nights of staying.

When paying with credit card we charge you 3 % administration costs over the total rental price per week. Standard charge is $ 55,00 for one week/two persons.

Please ask for the cancellation policy, we always find a solution!!

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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