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Casa de Sal - Your Oceanfront Private Retreat

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
villa
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Playa Villa Rental Photos and Description

4 Master Bedrooms, 5 bathrooms (Sleeps 9)

Imagine... your home just facing the Caribbean Sea crystal clear waters with direct access to a small and hidden beach.

Imagine...diving, swimming or snorkeling off your own backyard or a short one minute walk to reach some of the world renown diving centers to enjoy the island best diving sites.

Located right on the ocean and with a private and large private yard overlooking the island of Klein Bonaire, Casa de Sal is much more than just 'the place' for swimmers snorkelers and divers. It is a private retreat for those who are looking for tranquility and spectacular sceneries.

Casa de Sal is styled and furnished in a clean and sleek design to provide a most relaxing while still active escape for the discriminating traveler.

The Villa accommodates up to 9 guests in its four air conditioned master bedrooms each one with its enclosed bathroom, offering a totally equipped enclave for a family or small group holiday.

Overlooking the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea, Casa de Sal also offers stunning sunsets and breathtaking views of the neighboring Island of Klein Bonaire and it grants direct access to a small, hidden white beach just a few steps away.

The ground floor configuration features one Master bedroom suite with enclosed bathroom, and a living area with a fully furnished open kitchen and a bathroom. The dining area is located on the outside wooden deck under the roofed lanai, an unique space to enjoy the majestic views and the gentle sea breeze.

The wide backyard ends on the sea cliff and is the ideal place for lazy and quiet sunbathing on beach chairs during daytime, cool moments at sunset and fun filled nights around the BBQ turning dinner cooking into pure relax.

An external shower, a rinsing tank and a drip-to-dry area will make life much easier for all these water sport fan guests.

Casa de Sal's House Manager makes sure that guest needs are consistently provided.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Maga & Sergio
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 12, 2016

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

Casa de Sal - Your Oceanfront Private Retreat
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
5

Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a one week vacation at Casa de Sal. The owner was great to work with through emails and the property manager (Marlous) was very helpful during our week. The house exceeded our expectations. The location was second to none, which was walking distance to Good Friends Dive shop and several very good restaurants. With all of the wonderful shore diving and snorkeling throughout Bonaire, the snorkeling in front of the house was one of the best!!! We especially enjoyed a snorkeling trip to Klein Bonaire with Woodwind on their Catamaran. Every day included watching a beautiful sunset from the back porch! Staying in a house with a fully stocked kitchen allowed us to hire a cook for several evenings and relax after a day of fun in the water! (Try Jana Isaza with Freestyle Pop Up Restaurant.) We are already scheming to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Casa de Sal a perfect home for a relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family (6 adults) had a great Christmas vacation at Casa de Sal. We had a fun time snorkling just in the sea just in front of the house and in many spots along the coast of Bonaire. A trip with the watertaxi to small Bonaire is also highly recommended. Luca (property manager) was very kind. He picked us up from the airport despite our 3,5 hours delayed flight and made sure we had a pleasant stay at our rental location.

Our family had a fabulous week and very much enjoyed our vacation home. We mostly cooked dinner at home, and relaxed on the porch (viewing the sunset!) after an active day snorkling, windsurfing, scuba diving or exploring Slagbaai National Park.. We are looking forward to come back soon :-) !

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great headquarters for a dive holiday!

  • 5 of 5

This was an ideal spot for an adult family holiday. Two of us stayed for the entire month and kids and partners came and went. The house is ideal for a relaxing and active warm holiday. With the diving at Captain Don's only two doors away and a beach for swimming even closer. We rented bikes, went windsurfing and took time to read and visit.

The house was exactly as pictured, clean, fully furnished and good cooking facilities (including the BBQ). Luca (the property manager) checked in with us regularly and was availble extra in the first few days as we settled in.The house is on a small quiet side street without a lot of traffic, feels very safe and private despite close neighbours.

If taking small children they would need to be on a tight rein as the shore edge is quite steep and dangerous for a toddler... probably OK for 5-6 year olds.Having a car was useful for groceries etc but if eating out lots might get away without one.

Would definitely recomend the place and have already booked for next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Basking Ridge NJ
4

Christmas Bliss

  • 4 of 5

My family of four (2 teenage sons) spent a week at Casa de Sal. The house was even nicer than indicated in the pictures. Location was great. Short dive to town for groceries and restaurants. Far enough out of town to avoid traffic. Fantastic snorkeling and birding right at the house. Kitchen is extremely well equipped. I was able to make dinner at home several nights. House was spotless and the caretaker, Luca, was very helpful. Luca was waiting for us at the airport when we were two hours late and was available to talk to us Chrstmas day to organize our return. There is an excelllant new grocery store in town and a great gym almost across the street. Snorkeling is the best we have ever experienced anywhere in the Carribean. My only complaint about the house (otherwise I would rate it excellent) is the mattresses were uncomfortable and there was no washing machine. The owner indicated she was looking into replacing the mattresses, and as a result, I hope to go back this summer. Very special place.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holland, Hellevoetsluis
5

Friendly place to be with a stunning view over small Bonaire and divers spot in front of you!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 weeks in Casa de Sal. We just got back yesterday (sunday the 19th of august). We had a wonderfull stay in Casa de Sal. The house is situated near a resort, which is nice to enjoy the happy hours as wel as their (diving) facilities. The hidden beach near Casa de Sal is great and is a great way to explore the riffs which lay in front of the house. The house itselve is fantastic. The landlord Luca is very precise (in a good way) about your experience, so if anything is not in order he will fix this immediately. For exemple, we had a broken airconditioner and this was fixed within a day. In the tropics I have experienced this differently.... Luca is a nice and easy going landlord, who dropped by several times, just to check if everything is ok. Good service so!

We enjoyed fantastic sunsets and rises (because of the difference in time, the first week we were very early) and used the BBQ (professional stuff!!) several times. Having breakfast, lunches and homecooked diners (or BBQ's) is fantastic and you just can't get enough of the view from the house. So we really enjoyed our stay and would tell anybody to go there without any hesitation.

Luca and Laura many thanks for your hospitality!

David Cisca Alex and Timo from the Netherlands.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Thanksgiving Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 and sister's family of 3 spent the week of Thanksgiving at Casa De Sal. We had just certified two of our three children and two adults in the party. We wanted to dive alot and we wanted the experience to be easy and fun. Staying at Casa De Sal was perfect for our needs. Although we dove elsewhere on the island (at last count some of us made 18 dives that week), several were made right in front of Casa De Sal. Talk about easy. Put your gear on and hike 25 yards to the beach entry, swim out maybe 20 feet and drop. The underwater sea life was simply amazing (from turtles to lobster, hamlets, tarpon, etc.). Two night dives--rewarded with a spectacular octopus which we followed for 10 minutes. There were 8 of us and we lived comfortably in the house. We did a combo of meals in and out. We had two trucks for our gear (Buddy Dive right next door to rent gear and pick up tanks every day). The trip was simply fabulous. We also bonefished and did some horseback riding (trip a little long for us) and took a day to tour the island. Walking in the park was fun. We were in Bonaire in November. It gets hot by mid-day. Casa De Sal was great for our needs. We even had a resident iguana who visited daily. He likes grapes. The only downside were the night bugs so just take some bug spray. This was one of our best trips ever.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Flamingo Airport
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Rum Runners
Nearest Restaurant
Rum Runner at 50 yards
Nearest Beach
20 Metres
Car: recommended

Located right next door two of Bonaire's main Diving Centers, Casa de Sal stands at a short distance from some of the most reknown Restaurants.

Grocery stores are also conveniently located just a few steps away.

Other Activities: Shopping, Health/Beauty Spa

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Rates & Availability

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000

Utilities (water and electricity) not included and are to be charged separately according to actual consumption by meter readings at WEB (Water and Electricity Bureau of Bonaire) standard rates

50% deposit at time of reservation (fully refundable up to 40 days before rental starts)
Balance 50% is due 30 days before rent starts

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Playa Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Blanco Suite - toilet , shower
    Salina Suite - toilet , shower
    The Reef Ground Unit - outdoor shower
    Agua Suite - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Agua Suite - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Blanco Suite - 1 king
    Salina Suite - 1 king
    The Reef - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
  • Please do acknowledge that European King beds are somehow smaller in size compared to US king beds
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Exclusive to guests are also an outside shower, a diving gear rinsing tank, as well as a 'drip and dry' area. The Oceanfront yard furthermore features a tree shaded reading area as well as BBQ

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