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Beautiful Beachfront Villa. Steps Away from the Ocean!

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7-14 nights
  • Sleeps:7
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Villa
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Ocean-front villa, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 7)


Villa Trepanier is one of only two houses available for rental in this unique area of the island located an 8-minute walk along the ocean front to all the main town has to offer: shopping, grocery and liquor stores, fruit market, video store, waterfront restaurants, bars, etc.

“Villa Trepanier” is a modern & large (2200 square feet), 3 bedroom house on the Caribbean Island of Bonaire. This quiet, modern, glass-walled villa is bright, very spacious, airy and located just 12 meters from the crystal blue waters edge. There is 4 ac units so one in every room of the Villa & the main living area.

Jossie, our Property Manager, will meet you at the airport (even if you rent a car) take you to the villa, explain how to use the locks, air conditioning and safe, and give you a complimentary cell phone that you may use to contact her or make local calls for the duration of your stay.

Inside, the villa is bright with sunlight permeating the main living room and front porch, lots of air flowing, clean and modern, cool stone floors, leather couches, new TV, and wood table accenting the granite kitchen. The Villa has 3 bedrooms set up with queen sized beds. Since an additional single bed ca be installed in the master bedroom, you can sleep 7 in 4 beds. A baby crib and high chair are available.

There are 2.5 bathrooms. The master bedroom has its own private bathroom. The second largest complete bathroom is shared; communicating with the middle room and the third larger room. Both bathrooms have walk-in showers.

There is also an outdoor shower on the patio for rinsing after a swim or dive.

Dive Friends, a PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Center that caters to divers of every skill level and age, is less than 50 meters away. As a resident of our villa, you will enjoy a 15% discount on diving services. Of course, you may also step out of the villa and go straight into the ocean for breathtaking shore diving right out of your front door!

The sea life is amazingly diverse right in front of the house and fish can be fed by hand in just 4 feet of water! If you swim 35 meters out from the shore of the house, the bottom drops off quite fast and turns into a wall dive pretty quickly!

Magnificent soft hued sunsets are the evening norm. The quality of the light is magical in Bonaire & can be enjoyed from the patio with a glass of wine.

If you like eating fresh local fish, just walk a 100 meters down to the fishing docks and befriend a local fisherman.

The front patio view is fantastic just few boats on moorings and pastel coloured sunsets, all framed by coconut trees with the backdrop of Bonaire’s white beached, uninhabited Klein Island.

For a few dollars a local will ferry you across the 1000 meter wide Bay to Klein Island where you can lazily beach comb & explore its desolate and untouched white sandy beaches.

For the kids, there is a pool behind the Villa, and the beach in front of the house has no surf, (it’s the leeward side of the island) and no strong current to fight as well.

For exploring the island, a rental car, quad, scooter or bikes can be rented to enjoy the warm sunshine and predominant cool trade winds. We usually rent a scooter from Bonaire scooters; for an average 20$ to $35 per day for a weekly rental. Scooters are safe as no one drives very fast and there is virtually no traffic, only one or two traffic lights dot the whole quiet little island.

N.B: If the dates for Villa Trepanier are not available on my calendar, please email me (the owner): I will find a solution for your group, as I also have 2 luxurious & new ocean front condo suites, call Bonaire Blûe, look up VRBO 873877 both have : 3 bedrooms with there own bathrooms ( so 3 ) & a toillet. These units are adjacent to Villa Trepanier & Villa Vos 839271. All in a very safe part of town.

The vrbo satellite location is a tad inaccurate as the villa is right on the ocean (see Google Earth).

For windsurfers, Lac Bay is a 20-minute ride from the Villa. One of the best locations in the world to get your ride on, Bonaire’s Lac Bay produces many of the top pro windsurfers on the planet. Lac Bay’s azure clear water, flat and shallow, along with its friendly white sandy bottom and famously consistent sea breezes, make it the ideal place to perfect your jibes and freestyle moves. That’s why it's called Jibe City.

A rider can learn just by watching the top pros perfecting their newest futuristic moves meters away.

You may also enjoy kitesurfing (we offer a 10% discount voucher at Bonaire Kitesurfing) and renting SUP’s (stand up paddle boards) for exploring Lac Bay. Every time we go on the water, we see amazing new representatives of the diverse collection of wildlife in the ocean.

The majority of the island is undeveloped with the north end protected as a national park. The island is home to wild donkeys, goats, iguanas & flamingos which have been surviving on the islands since it was first “discovered” (while inhabited by local Indians) by the Spanish over 500 years ago. When you drive around, make sure to bring leftovers and feed the wild donkeys and goats roaming about.

Bonaire is one of the safest islands in the Caribbean. It is peaceful and the antithesis of a tourist trap, unlike many other islands.

It's always a pleasure for me to talk about the villa & Bonaire.
I invite you to visit me website as well to have more information.

Discount of 15% at Dive Friends bonaire.
Discount of 20% at PB rent a car
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

Property Type

  • Villa
  • 2200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 7
  • Children Welcome:

    Our guests kids love the little beach in front of the house and spend there time searching for sea shells, sea glass and other treasures. Also the water in front of the house is quiet, shallow and clear, making for great safe snorkeling right in front of the house. Also there si a great pool in the back to enjoy! ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We love pets! if you can get them down there you are welcome to bring them. So far nobody has ever had a pet in the villa....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Side door opens wide and has an easy rolling access,...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Convertible bed(s)

    We have an extra bed + 2 nice couches for extra people to...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) Three new queens size beds, one in each room., Twin or Single Beds (1) Extra Single bed in master bedroom. Easily moved if needed., Large comfy 'L' shaped leather couch in living room. Sleeps two more people if need be. Free Wifi access from all rooms!! AC units in all the rooms. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    Toilet and sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Toilet, sink, large mirror and walk in shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Toilet, sink, large mirror and walk in shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • All our guests gets a welcome basket.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    all good Tv chanel & Cable TV...moreless

  • Television:

    Nice & new flat screen TV...moreless

  • Toys:

    few toys for small kids and artist paint & brush for wanna be artist....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    You can enjoy a beautiful view of Klein Island National State park form our villa's front patio. Klein Island is a white sandy beach island which was converted into a natural park....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    The beach in front of the Villa is a flat coral pebble beach, very nice and soft for the feet. I snorkel every day in front of the villa. There are lots of frendly fish in the water....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The best feature of the Villa is the view out the front of the house and the excellent view from the front porch. We spend most of our time there. Awesome sunsets can be enjoyed, drink in hand. The beautiful pastel colors, windsurfers and occasional dolfins passing by will amaze you....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Villa Trepanier is situated 20 steps from the water's edge. There is a seawall, a small coral sand beach, a sidewalk, all in front of the Villa. There is also a private area to park your car or scooters....moreless

  • Water View:

    Our home is 25 meters from the ocean's edge. We have an excellent view of the ocean, of the boats gently swaying in the breeze and the beautiful white sandy beaches of the deserted Klein Island. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    20 steps from the light blue ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Large wood dining room Table inside and a large glass table outside seats 8. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    There are 4 main A/C units, one in each room all equipped with remote controls. There is a very big A/C unit in the main living room. ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Clothes Dryers, just behind villa in Basement- coin operated. Access it by going through private back door in the villa....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Private Garage parking behind villa and below ground. ...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    The fitness room is outside, in the Ocean!...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage is private and attached behind the villa with a private access door from back of villa. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heating is not needed, as you can just walk outside if you want to sweat!!...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free fast Wifi access through house wide wireless router....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All 100 % egyptien linens are provided for the week, as well as towells and beach towells. Mid week refresh of linens and can be done for an extra fee. Please ask our property manager for details....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large spacious living room with beautiful large couches....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    We offer the use of a local cell phone included in the rental. It could come with a bit of credit and you can purchase more credit at any convenience store if needed. (It is the best way to keep in touch with our most excellent property manager as well....moreless

  • Parking:

    Free parking in front of the Villa...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private garage behind villa....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    You can park a boat, motorcycle, boat, jet ski, etc. in private garage behind villa. ...moreless

  • Telephone:

    We offer a free to use cell phone to guests that rent our place. You can easily reload extra minutes on the phone at any convenience store, at your convenience. But it come loaded....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    A nice mix of soft towels come with Villa Trepanier. Beach towells are marked with the ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washing machine behind villa in basement- with tokens. Access it by going through private back door in the villa. tokens can be bought at the reception. ask the local cleaning lady she can be helpfu.l...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes we love coffee as well!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Should find everything you need in the cubbards!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full set of dishes and utensils....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Modern dishwasher....moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Large well equipped kitchen with center island, Blender, coffee maker, toaster, it's all there. Nice sharp knif and spices included ! I love to cook....moreless

  • Microwave:

    noting spacial about that, just that it works and its new as well....moreless

  • Oven:

    new and easy to operate oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    spices, sugar salt & peper etc... ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    crushed ice maker, freezer and large new refrigirator....moreless

  • Stove:

    Nice modern stove to enjoy meals made at home. ...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio in front of Villa. The main place to hang out end enjoy sunny and breezy views!...moreless

  • Tennis:

    tennis court at 500 meters north at buddy resort. As fee could be asked. Beleive it's 10$ per hour....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    A very nice pool is 25 meters behind our Villa and is shared with owners of SeaSide apartments. It's not very busy around the pool....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 31 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday season 2016|2017
Dec 15 - Jan 14, 2018
14 night min stay

My Standard Rate
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • cleanning fee $185
  • Tourist Tax $180
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500


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Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
it rains fishes, bistro de Paris, Karels beach bar
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
good return bonaire
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Bistro de Paris, It rains fishes
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Playa lechi & Eden beach

Car: Not Necessary

Kitesurfing and Stand up paddeling are also available actvities on the island. Lots of bicycle and scooter rentals are available at less than 100 meters from the villa, and we offer a 20% discount at ''PB Car Rental'' directely at Flamingo airport. Don't hesitate to ask about the many discounts we offer to our visitors.

Please visit our website for more info on our Lovely Villas in Bonaire!

We negotiated 15% discount at dive friend bonaire next door. When you book you can reserve your diving session with the contact person we will provide.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I have been all around the world, 46 countries and counting! Bonaire is one of my favorite places and a very special island! Bonaire is quiet and very safe, the locals are super friendly, gracious, respectful and make everyone feel like one of their own. I love to windsurf, kitesurf and snorkel, and Bonaire offers some of the best snorkeling spots and year-round conditions in the world. One of the best spots is actually right in front of the house! The water temperature is in the mid 80's and remains stable year-round. The water is really at the perfect temperature.

Why the Owner Chose Playa, Kralendijk, Caribbean Netherlands:
I wanted a house in the Carribean that I would enjoy visiting when I needed to get away from the daily grind of life. Bonaire is always warm and my beautiful home is right by the water. Villa Trepanier is less than 15 meters from the edge of the water and a short walk away from the boardwalk and from all the main activities the town has to offer. I rarely rent a car as I prefer to go everywhere by walk or by scooter. Waterfront bars, restaurants and shops are all at a short distance. The property is also close by to some of the best snorkeling spots in the world. I am an ex-pro windsurfer and the windsurfing in Lake Bay is awesome, with Bonaire producing some of the best windsurfing athletes in the world. Kitesurfing, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving, exploring, fishing, great restaurants and friendly locals are what drew me to Bonaire. I certainely have no regrets regarding the purchase of this property, and am currently looking to purchase another one.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
I love the fact that you can take a 5 minute cab ride from the airport, drop your bags at the door, slip on your swim trunks and can be snorkeling with the local tropical fish within 30 seconds of arriving at the Villa. The Villa is a non-busy one-way street away from the water. I also love the sound of the waves, watching the amazing sunsets from the patio and watching life go on from the front porch. The natural light is very special in this part of the Caribbean, it's truly a tropical paradise. One of the best snorkeling spots in Bonaire is right out the front door. Diving classes are availabke right next door, at the largest dive shop on Bonaire, ''Dive Friends'', all this at a 30 second walk from villa. The Villa is close to the best waterfront restaurants and bars all within short walking distance. In other words, paradise!

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, dutch
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

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  • out door & ocean front shower

    out door & ocean front shower

  • relaxing in the hammock with the sound of the ocean waves

    relaxing in the hammock with the sound of the ocean waves

  • AC, Free, fast & reliable internet

    AC, Free, fast & reliable internet

  • view from the beach next door to the dock of Dive friends Bonaire

    view from the beach next door to the dock of Dive friends Bonaire

  • gift basket for the group.

    gift basket for the group.

VRBO #357412

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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