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Kas Mai - Original Bonairian Home in middle of beautiful Kunuku

Bona Bista, Kralendijk, Caribbean Netherlands
  • Cottage1076 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

Kas Mai is a charming house situated 5 minutes from Town and Beach

This charming Bonairian home is recently renovated and situated in the middle of Bonaire’s nature (Kunuku), yet in the vicinity of supermarkets, beaches and restaurants. The beautiful green surrounded cactus area provides a lot of privacy. The trade winds blow cool air through the picturesque shutters. Wake up slowely to the sounds of the local birds. Welcome to the true island life. Go out and explore Bonaire, BBQ in your own garden or enjoy a book and a cold drink underneath the palm tree in your hammock, feel the warm sun on your skin and just relax…


Includes Wireless Internet, Digital TV, Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, Washing Machine, i-Pod docking system, BBQ, A/C in master bedroom, Hammock, Porch and Large garden, Outside Rain Shower.

Living area: 100m2

Plot size: 630m2

Beds: 1 queen bed, 1 bunk bed. Baby bed available upon request.

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 1


Nathalie Martens manages Kas Mai when we’re not on the island. She will pick you up and return you to the airport, make sure you’re comfortable in Kas Mai and there is some food, a beer or a glass of wine when you arrive.


Mark & Margreet

Member Since 2014
Response rate:
Response time:
within a few hours
english, french, german, dutch
Calendar last updated:
Apr 08, 2018
About Mark & Margreet

We, Mark and Margreet, fell in love with Bonaire 7 years ago, returning almost every year to the island. When we are at home in Amsterdam we love to share this fantastic place with visitors to Bonaire who would like to experience the true island living.

Mark & Margreet purchased this Cottage in 2016

Why Mark & Margreet chose Bona Bista

Last year we discovered Kas Mai in the most beautiful and pristine location on Bonaire, Finca Verde, fell in love all over again and decided to buy our home away from home ! Bonaire is a wonderfull place because of it's quiet and peacefull atmosphere, friendly people and the avarage temperatures of 82˚F (28˚C) year round.

What makes this Cottage unique

This is an original old Bonairian style home. This unique location will make you feel at home the moment you enter the property.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Master Bedroom
        1 queen, 1 baby crib, Baby bed upon request
      • Bedroom 2
        1 bunk bed
      • Queen size bedroom with A/C. Second bedroom with bunk bed. Baby bed is available up on request.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower
      • One bathroom, with shower, toilet and sink

      Location Type

        • Mountain View
          Views from our back porch over country side, where you see parrots nesting, donkeys pass by, hummingbirds eating nectar of aloe flowers.
        • Rural
          In middle of Bonaire's unique nature in quite and safe and friendly neighbourhood


            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Romantic


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Internet
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine


                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Fully equiped kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Electric stove and grill
                        • Pantry Items
                          Spices are available
                        • Refrigerator
                          American style Refrigerator with water tap and ice maker
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Dining table at porch and 1 10 seat dining table in private garden.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Books
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Stereo
                                • Television


                                    • Balcony
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                    • Outdoor Grill


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible


                                            • botanical garden
                                            • churches
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • marina
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • water parks

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • bird watching
                                                • boating
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • photography
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • Babysitter
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • deepsea fishing
                                                        • snorkeling
                                                        • snorkeling/diving
                                                        • spelunking
                                                        • surfing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • wind-surfing

                                                          House Rules

                                                          Check-in: Flexible

                                                          Check-out: Flexible

                                                          Cancellation Policy

                                                          100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                          11 Reviews


                                                          Latest reviews

                                                          Wonderful, comfortable house in beautiful quiet location.

                                                          Tony E.Maldon

                                                          We stayed at Kas Mai for 3 weeks in January/February 2018 and will definitely be going back. Prior to our stay communication from Mark was excellent with lots of information. On arrival, we were met by Nathalie who lives next door and during our stay Nathalie was always on hand if needed and very friendly and helpful. A lovely touch was the fridge stocked with essentials and we could enjoy a glass of wine on the veranda after a long days travel! The private location is peaceful and beautiful but only a few minutes from town. The house is spacious, comfortable and well equipped and really felt like a home from home for us. Highly recommended!

                                                          Extremely Accomodating

                                                          Tarah P.

                                                          My husband and I rented this wonderful place for a week and had a great time. Walter was very accommodating as we were having an extremely hard time with lost luggage issues. It was a spacious, clean, and very well maintained place situated just outside of town in the middle a unique forest. Thanks once again for all of your help.


                                                          A perfect condo on bonaire

                                                          Fred and RonniClementon N.J USA

                                                          My wife and I went to Bonaire for two weeks. We cant say enough about Marji and her great place. We had a blast and will certainly rent from her again when we return. Thanks again..

                                                          Nice villa/community

                                                          john1438756New York

                                                          Me and my wife visited Bonaire for snorkeling mostly. We liked the villa and the area. It's located far from the road in a friendly Dutch community. The only thing that bothered me a lot was the noise from the neighboring house (which was very close to ours). Specifically the owner of the house loves to whistle to music pretty loudly. And he's really good at it - it's just that high-pitch sounds annoy me easily especially where I hoped not to have them. But after about 8/9 PM everything was always quiet.

                                                          The owner of our villa was very helpful. He picked us up and dropped off at the airport. We rented his car as well. The car has "been there" but it has done just fine for the price. (I would fix the inside light though - it could be important when looking at the map in the dark).

                                                          If you have little children, you can't leave them alone on the porch - it's high and has no sidings.

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Hi John, Thank you for your stay at Kas Mai. About the neighbor, he is a happy and cheerful guy, whish everybody was that happy.

                                                          Thanks again, Walter

                                                          Fantastic place

                                                          JorisRoermond, Netherlands

                                                          We rented this romantic place with our family (two boys, 1y and 2,5y old) for almost 6 weeks and had a fantastic time, the villa is nicely situated to the wind so we didn't need to make any use of the air conditioning. Both the neighbors and the other people living near were very friendly and we were several times invited for diner or BBQ during our stay. The owners have many connections and ideas of beautiful diving locations, horse riding, lounge bar and restaurants. Our children were very happy with all the toys they could borrow from the owners children. The only improvement would be a dishwasher. We loved the stars-view out there, and a very positive thing was, due to the nice wind, we didn't see or feel any mosquito's. (which was horrible at our previous vacation in Belnem) Next time we go back to Bonaire we will try to rent this place again.

                                                          Adorable villa with an easy, central location.

                                                          Heather S.

                                                          My husband (a diver) has visited Bonaire many times, and he wanted to share his favorite island with me (a non-diver). But we wanted to experience this trip as locals, not tourists. We picked this villa for its rustic European charm and for its neighborhood-ish location. It did not disappoint. First, this is a VERY friendly neighborhood. Everyone said Hi and they were very helpful when we needed directions or tips. And since this villa is removed from the city, the stars are wonderfully vibrant at night. We snuggled in the hammock a couple of times and just enjoyed them. If I had one suggestion, it would be this: to add a shower curtain. I caught the eye of the teenaged girl next door as I stepped out of the shower, and she looked a little awkward at "catching me." Lol. She only saw shoulders-up (I hope!), but still. There was a definite look on her face, like, "Um, lady. I can see you." :-)

                                                          Owner's Response:

                                                          Dear Heather and Michael,

                                                          Thank you for your review! We followed your suggestion and installed wooden shutters in the small window.

                                                          Kind regards,

                                                          Walter & Femke


                                                          Bona Bista, Kralendijk, Caribbean Netherlands

                                                          Rates & Availability

                                                          Additional information about rental rates

                                                          Rate includes (reasonable) use of water, electricity, gas, TV and WiFi internet, linen, beach towels and pick up and return to the airport. Not included are Tourist tax of $5.50 per person per night and Cleaning fee of $50.

                                                          11 Reviews
                                                          Excellent 4.7/5
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