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❤ Exceptional oceanfront vacation ✔

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom, 10 Sleeps

You will not find a place closer to some of the best diving spots on the island. Punt Vierkant, the Lake, Angel City, and even the famous wreck of the Hilma Hooker are literally right in front of your door. From your beachfront terrace with private pool you will enjoy amazing sunsets, more often than not spiced up by flamingos and dolphins.

The property is located only 10 minutes from town or the airport, yet well away from the noise and hustle of tourists, airplanes and cruise ships. One of the world's windsurfing hot spots and spectacularly beautiful ecosystems, Lac, and the equally famous Kite Beach are both a mere 10 minute drive away.

This exclusive seafront location has its own beach and a selection of Bonaire´s most popular dive sites right in front of the house. The luxurious villa is maintained and equipped to the highest standard and is surrounded by a small but lush and colorful tropical garden with ample parking space.

The very spacious villa consists of three floors, and comfortably sleeps eight adults in four air-conditioned bedrooms with three bathrooms. The villa was specifically designed to let the ever present Caribbean breeze flow through the entire interior, providing a very pleasant atmosphere. All doors, windows, and shutters are protected by mosquito nets.

Access to the beach and sea is from the terrace. It is literally no more than three steps to the sea, so the dive sites are easily accessible to all ages. The house is equipped with an emergency generator in case of power outages on the island.

Enjoy Bonaire in secluded luxury, at the Casa Esmeralda!

More Details

Owner
Bettina Battaglia
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, german, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2018

Amenities

Belnem House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , 1st floor with sea view
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , sea level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , pooldeck level
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , guest bathroom on pooldeck level
    Bathroom 5 - outdoor shower , outside shower on the pooldeck
  • 3 bathrooms with shower 1 guest bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1st floor with seaview
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , sea level, front garden view
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , sea level, front garden view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , sea level, side garden view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • 5 bedrooms with king size beds (1,80m x 2,00m)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(30 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews
5

WOW !!!!

  • 5 of 5

That about sums up our early January 2018 trip to Bonaire and our stay at Casa Esmeralda. First time in Bonaire and saw this house on VRBO. We are a family of 4 , including 2 teenage sons. This house allows 10 guests in 5 bedrooms but when I saw the photos of the deck and view (Pool table was a bonus) , this sold me to stay at this house. Email communication with Bettina was excellent prior to our stay. We had a 7pm arrival at the airport , grocery stores close at 8pm. She had stocked the frig with good and drinks to get us through breakfast and lunch the next day. Jan (her husband) was waiting for us the check us in and give a tour of the house when we arrived . They live right next door to the house , so it was great to have them near for any questions. The house is amazing, great breezes to cool the house , each bed room has AC if needed. My sons and I did the trifecta for Bonaire....SCUBA, Kiteboarding and Windsurfing. The house is close to all areas. It is close to town and all activities. We enjoyed being able to get out of town when the cruise ships arrived and felt like we had our own private retreat. My wife spent a lot of time on the covered deck reading and enjoying the views and using the pool to cool down.

they also have a bonus of having a local cell phone to use.

Can't wait to return. thanks -doug and kim

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Family Vacation in Diver’s Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this gorgeous home a few weeks before Christmas. We were greeted warmly by Jan when we arrived for a tour of the Villa. Bettina had stocked the kitchen with fresh foods and beverages for our arrival. Jan gave us spot on recommendations on diving spots, restaurants & things to do. We spent our days diving right from the private beach, relaxing on the spacious deck, swimming in the pool and watching the gorgeous sunsets. It was fantastic, we didn’t want to go home. While staying here, Jan brought us a tuna that he caught that morning for us to prepare for dinner. Their hospitality was unlike any that we have experienced staying in Villas all over the Caribbean. They made us feel at home. We are already planning our return.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Plano, Texas
5

Another Wonderful Stay At Casa Esmeralda

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time that we have rented Casa Esmeralda from Jan & Bettina. On this trip, we brought our two children, my wife’s parents, my wife’s aunt, and a friend from Seattle. The house is very well maintained and has an incredible view of the water. Our favorite dive sites are on the south side of the island and we love being south away from town and everyone. Just far enough away to be away, but close enough to to run into town to grab groceries in 10 minutes. We will definately stay again. Jan brought us a Wahoo on Tuesday and we had fresh fish tacos and Wahoo steaks all week. They even took my father in law and friend from Seattle deep sea fishing on the last day. To top it off, they lets us stay until our flight left in the afternoon instead of making us check out at the normal time. Thank you again Jan and Bettina! We can’t wait to see you soon in our favorite place, Bonaire!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Villa!

  • 5 of 5

The owners were great- they live next door. Highly recommended! My children (17,15 and 13) loved this place as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casa Esmeralda

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time. The house is beautiful and very functional, and the owners (who live next door) are very nice and helpful. I highly recommend Casa Esmeralda.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, Illinois
5

Gorgeous Oceanfront Villa on Bonaire

  • 5 of 5

I didn't think it was possible for a home (and view!) to be even more beautiful than in the videos and pictures, but it is true. It feels as if you are living in a postcard! The owners were wonderfully accommodating; my large family arrived in the evening and Bettina went out of her way to purchase plenty of groceries for us so we didn't have to stress about finding food after our long travel day. This was a huge stress reliever. The home itself is spacious, and the kitchen is well equipped. My favorite spot was the back porch area; I made sure we were home for sunset every night.:) My kids LOVED the pool, they were in it at the start and end of every day. Additionally, the home could not be better situated, as it is close to a nice supermarket, to town, and only 10-15 minutes to Lac Bay for windsurfing. While my husband and I have been to Bonaire many times, this was the first time to bring the kids, and something we planned for years. This was a trip of a lifetime for us and for them. You aren't going to find a nicer house, a better view, or more accommodating owners in Bonaire. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
2.5 Miles
Flamingo Airport
Nearest Beach
Esmeralda Beach
Car: necessary

You will not find a place closer to some of the best diving spots on the island. Punt Vierkant, the Lake, Angel City, and even the famous wreck of the Hilma Hooker are literally right in front of your door.

One of the world's windsurfing hot spots and spectacularly beautiful ecosystems, Lac, and the equally famous Kite Beach are both a mere 10 minute drive away.

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tourist Tax of $5.50 per person per night is already included in the rental amount. No further costs occur!

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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