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Secure And Private Villa With Pool/Hot Tub Jacuzzi In Palm Beach Village

Bedrooms 5
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 4 Bath Villa With Amazing Balcony Beach View, Sleeps 10-12

This 5 bedroom, 4 bath villa is very private and secured, fenced off by 12 feet high foliage and remote controlled motorized gated garage which easily accommodates up to 4 full-sized cars. This villa easily sleeps 10-12 persons, including 2 hard-to-choose from master suits fit for a honeymoon.The fully equipped kitchen includes most common seasoning and sauces, over sized coffee maker with starter coffee- and tea packages, microwave, dishwasher and full laundry with dryer. Separate breakfast and elegant formal dining areas. Complimentary villa-wide wifi and cable tv. Complimentary (local) telephone calls with villa wide intercom service. Daily maid service is included for that hotel-like feeling. In-Home Chef cooking is available.

Elegant Living room with flat screen smart TV with HDMI and USB jacks and complimentary Apple TV. Fenced-off kids friendly outdoor pool with overflow hot-tub Jacuzzi. Down-stairs two-bedroom close-able suite with large indoor Jacuzzi, ideal for a family with kids needing parenting, having one king size bedded bedroom and the other with two full-sized beds. Upstairs Master suite equipped with king-size bed, flat screen tv, walk-in closet and bath with rainfall shower and in-bath sitting, private balcony with amazing resort views. Poolside 2nd master suite also with king size bed, private bath, kitchenette with microwave and flat-screen tv. Additional (5th) suite with two full size beds, private bath, kitchenette and optional pull-out king size sofa. Cozy loft sitting area. Front porch sitting area. Poolside area with romantic love seat with umbrella, cozy poolside lounge chair corner and a comfy gazebo featuring a 9-piece wicker sofa set and ambient electric blue lightning, complete with Bluetooth speakers. Backyard or poolside bbq (both gas and coal provided) areas. The villa is fully air-conditioned and fanned and has hot and cold water running throughout. Lockable storage in- and outdoors. Safe-vault on site for your valuables. Although it states that the villa easily accommodates 10-12 persons, parties of up to 18 persons have enjoyed their stay here. Prices are very competitive and are based on an occupancy of 10 adults. There is a surcharge for every adult over 12, children between the ages of 3 and 15 count as half an adult while babies under the age of 2 are free of any surcharge. Fully air conditioned, there is plenty of room around the villa for pull-out sofa's (provided at a surcharge). For smaller parties, the villa can also be rented in her 3 (main house only) or 4 bedroom version at even better pricing, so do inquire about that if your group is small. We never rent the spare suites independently, so you still keep your privacy when renting a smaller version of the villa.

The beach itself, the Palm Beach with it's (South Beach) entertainment areas, is a safe 5min walk away featuring sizzling nightlife, bars, casino's, restaurants, cinemas, shopping malls and high-end, high rise hotels with an abundance of beach activities. And, because all beaches in Aruba are public, one can set up camp on any beach, even in front of the Hyatt, Marriots or the Ritz Carlton (beach chairs, towels and coolers provided in the villa). Palm Beach, arguably one of the finest beaches in the world, has no beach side rental properties apart from the marquis hotels. Renting a villa in Palm Beach Village, just across the road to the beach and the touristic center of Aruba, is therefor your best alternative. Having 5-star amenities, the Palm Beach Fortress is smack in the middle of it at a fraction of the price of the marquis hotels in front of her. Grocery- and liquor stores are just around the corner including most fast food franchises like the McDonald's, Wendy's, KFC and Domino's Pizza. It is close to everything and you will be hard pressed to find a better location. Luxuriously equipped, you really don't need to bring anything other than your toothbrush.

Palm Beach is arguably one of the best beaches in the world because it has no catch. No sharks like the Red Sea beaches, no deadly jellyfishes like off Bondi Beach, Australia. No sea snakes or water spiders like in Thailand's Ko Pikhet or Ko Samui. No vending harassment like Jamaica's Negril Beach. Just crystal clear warm sea water and snow white beaches. The best part is the embarrassing safety: you can fall asleep for hours and still wake up to find your wallet or camera just where you left them.

The villa is associated with Aruba's premier wedding planner, so why not have a wedding here. Aruba's most famous Dive Master is also associated with the villa so you can plan some nifty dives or even get your internationally acknowledged PADI dive certificate in 5 days. The owner, Dr. Riley, has lived in this villa for years and is a member at the prestigious Tierra del Sol 18-hole Robert Trent Jones designed championship golf course and can arrange hard-to-get T-times at member-guest prices. Many touristic outlets are close by the villa. Off-road quad trips, bicycle rentals, beach activities like catamaran sailing, deep sea fishing or simply some fun beach tennis.

Many prefer renting a villa like the Palm Beach Fortress over an expensive hotel because a hotel does not have the privacy a villa offers and is fivefold the price. And you keep the cool amenities and a lot more money in your pocket to do what you really came for: enjoying the island feeling, the beach and Aruba's year round sunny weather (it never rains in Aruba and if it does, you don't have to get wet) cooled by the ever present Passat winds. Aruba is one of the premier destinations in the Caribbean because of it's high standard of living, stable political climate (Dutch owned), ridiculous safety, of course the sun and world wide renowned beaches but primarily by it's utterly friendly and always ready to help people, most of which speak 4 languages fluently, including English and Spanish.

So if you're planning a visit to Aruba, weather it's a short winter break or having a wedding, a summer vacation or a golf trip with friends, don't hesitate to contact us. We are always ready to make your trip a memorable one.

More Details

Property Manager
Hunt Riley/Helen Werleman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german, spanish, dutch, papiamento
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Hunt Riley/Helen Werleman

The owners, Dr. and Mrs. Hunt and Helen Riley lived in this villa until they moved out in the summer of 2011 and now live in the Malmok area. The former Riley Residence was then renovated for vacation rental purposes. Dr. Riley is a busy plastic, reconstructive and hand surgeon and has his own private clinic in the Eagle Beach area. Reconstructive and hand surgeries are performed in the local fully equipped and modern hospital of Aruba, the Horacio Oduber Hospital, while cosmetic procedures, including body contouring like liposculpture, tummy tucks and breast augmentations, facial rejuvenation procedures including facelifts, blepharoplasties and rhinoplasties, injectables like botox and hyaluronic acid fillers, are performed in the private clinic, the Riley Surgery Center. Renters are offered discounted prices for cosmetic procedures. Wife Helen is the clinic manager and also does most of the property management, including checking in- and out. The Riley's have two daughters, Amber (1998) and Jade (2000) and a son, Tim (2007). Dr. Riley is also a valued member of the Tierra del Sol Golf and Country Club and features a single digit handicap. After intense renovations, the Palm Beach Fortress was ready for vacation rent in December 2012. The owners make it a point to give maximum value for a reasonable price.

Hunt Riley/Helen Werleman purchased this villa in 1996

Why Hunt Riley/Helen Werleman chose Palm Beach

This property was the former residence of the owners and has special sentimental emotional value. For these reasons, the villa is kept in top condition. The villa is situated in the calm and rustic Palm Beach residential area, which is completely paved and sleeping policed making it a safe surrounding for children, yet is within walking distance (a safe 5 min walk) of the sizzling Palm Beach/South Beach entertainment areas and Aruba's most famous beach, the Palm Beach with all kinds of aquatic entertainments. It's private and secure architecture allows you to shut out the world, sunbathing, a late night swim or whatever you're comfortable with.

What makes this villa unique

Unique benefits include accessibility to reduced priced cosmetic surgery, fillers and Botox. Central location to most of Aruba's marquee features like the championship Robert Trent 18-hole golf course at the Tierra Del Sol Golf & Country club.


Palm Beach Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Master bedroom no.1 with king size bed, sitting area, flat screen tv, personal fridge, walk-in closet, private bath and balcony with spectacular resorts views; Master bedroom no.2 with king size bed, sitting area, tv, private bath and kitchenette with microwave, coffeemaker and small fridge. Bedroom no.3 with king size bed and pull-out sofa in downstairs closable suite, along with bedroom no.4 with 2 double beds. The 2 bedrooms in the downstairs suite share a large bath with an indoor large jacuzzi and separate shower. Bedroom no.5 also has 2 double beds with kitchenette, fridge and private bath.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.4736843 based on 19 reviews

Great Family Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a family gathering and enjoyed this property. Kitchen is updated from what the photos on this site represent. The pool and hot tub is a great feature and you can only get so much beach somedays.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The place was very roomy and in a good location

  • 3 of 5

We had 5 couples so there was plenty of room. We had several issues during our stay. When we arrived the gas was off to the stove, my husband had to turn it on, the dryer didn't work, it was replaced the next day. Several days in we had no water, when my husband went to the meter to turn the water back on, it appeared it was shut off and a note was left by the water dept. The owner responded promptly to all calls about the issues. The phone line was down so had to communicate via Homeaway app. Other then the issues we had with the house our stay was very enjoyable

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 9 spent a week at this lovely spacious home. The inside and outside space was very enjoyable for everyone! The location was very close to the beaches, resorts, restaurants, nightlife, etc. We are checking dates for a return trip next December!! Thank you Helen and Hunt!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words and we’re really happy you had a great time! Repeat guests do get a discount so plan away! Hunt
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The house was as advertised. Very nice

  • 4 of 5

The owner of the house is very nice. He had wine in all the rooms for us as a welcome. He greeted us when we got here and showed us around..The pool and hot tub are nice. The set up of the house and pool house apartments was great for the group of 10 we had.. the walk to the beach was not bad but not as close as I thought, but not a bad walk..the only drawback I can say is that the neighborhood dogs bark all night. Otherwise a great place I would do it again..

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Donna for your kind words. Sorry about the barking dogs, just neighbourhood sounds I can't do anything about. Hope to see you back! Dr. Hunt Riley
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Great secluded house - but still close to everything.

  • 4 of 5

Although we only had four people staying in this big house, it was great having so much space to come back to and unwind for the day. Layout of the house was great, however the house does need some updating. The upstairs bathroom never seems to get any hot water, so everyone shared the downstairs bathroom to shower, and then the adjustable shower arm broke and would not stay tilted up. Bathrooms all have a sewer smell that seems to linger at all times & the kitchen didn't have many items for cooking at home. Appliances could use updating. But aside from a few minor items, the house was great. Alarm system was easy to work and the gate opener was a handy item to have.

I think with some updating inside & outside, this could be an outstanding property. Property is only a minute drive away from the high rise hotels and many restaurants to choose from. We did enjoy our stay and wish we were still there! Great place to watch the fireworks on New Year's - they were everywhere and no need to go out and fight the traffic.

Thank you for allowing us to stay at your home!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Sorry we were away for the holidays and didn't get a chance to meet you. Unfortunately, things do break down often in's the salty air. But we fixed all the things you mentioned, so thank you for letting us know and staying with us! Hunt Riley
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Absolutely Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't ask for anything more. The house was perfect......beyond perfect. My son and his girlfriend LOVED the (two) one bedroom suites that are not attached to the main house so they could come and go as they pleased. She's a tea drinker so that was an extra plus for her since all the suites have tea, etc. The main house is very large and it has two very large dining room tables and a super large, comfy couch. The upstairs has a bedroom suite and a wonderful shower. The downstairs has two bedrooms and the master bathroom is awesome. You are given security codes for the gates and the back kitchen door which made us feel very safe. The pool outside isn't deep at all but it's very refreshing. The washer and dryer were a bit tricky but you just have to pay attention to the directions and everything worked out fine. My only complaint is I had an old cell phone and there is no cell phone service. Aruba only has mobile phone service so if you are a dinosaur like me, be aware. Our stay was more than we ever thought possible and Helen was super friendly and helpful with the all the remote, security codes, and WiFi. I have nothing bad to say other than the stairs from the balcony to the pool is a bit steep. I only used them once and decided they were not for me. Five stars 100%

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Queen Beatrix International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Palm Beach Entertainment Center/South Beach
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Tierra del Sol Golf & Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Palm Beach
Car: recommended

Aruba, Dutch owned with a stable and democratic government, is the premier (beach) vacation destination in the Caribbean. It's year round sunny and warm climate ensures the perfect vacation. The home is just a safe, 5min walk to our world famous and Aruba's finest beach, the Palm Beach with a wide diversity of entertaining and shopping. However, optional to renting the home include a BMW X-5 SUV, a Lincoln MKX SUV or Lincoln MKS AWD Sedan rental vehicles at reduced rates.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pricing is based on an occupancy of 10 adults. There is a surcharge for every adult over 10. Children under the age of 15 count as half an adult while babies under the age of 2 do not count towards occupancy. Parties of up to 18 have enjoyed their stay here. Fully air conditioned, there is plenty of space about the villa for pull-out sofa's (provided).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.