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Elegancia 9, Ocean front, 2nd Fl. Condo with Brilliant Views & Private Location

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,453 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Ocean front, very private, two bedroom condominium, situated on the second floor, with beautiful balcony and windows looking out over the brilliant bay and the island of Klein Bonaire. The very private property is situated along a long ocean front boulevard with a ~1.5 km walk towards the harbor area and direct access to the center of Kralendyk with plentiful excellent restaurants along this scenic walk. It is however far enough from the center that it is very quiet and private.

Swim directly in front of the condominium in the crystal clear caribbean waters at Playa Lechi Beach or in the communal pool in front of the condominium

Fully furnished and equipped for a sophisticated holiday, move in and move out without any fuss.

The Condominium is situated up one flight of stairs and has a very nice open plan kitchen, lounge and dining area with views directly out to sea. All kitchen utensils and amenities, are present including a dishwasher and a pantry with a washing machine. There is free wifi internet access and TV available in the lounge. These have two separate beds each sleeping a total of 4 and both have luxury en suite bathrooms and are fully air-conditioned.

Bonaire is great for swimming, hiking, and cycling, with outstanding windsurfing at Lac Bay, just show up they have all the equipment you would need.

Of course SCUBA diving is second to none on Bonaire and can be done in front of the property.

Conveniently Dive Friends Bonaire @YellowSubmarine is just 150 yards along the boulevard from the apartment at Kaya Playa Lechi #24.

The condominium complex is surrounded by a fenced in garden, with private parking for cars as well as storage and hanging and rinsing facilities for diving equipment as well as a place to store rented bicycles.

(Diving, bike and scooter rental is conveniently available within 200 meters at diving and bike rental centers right on the beachfront)

The whole condominium complex was built in 2008 and has just been freshly repainted and is looking like new, with very nice tropically landscaped gardens.

Step outside the front gate and across the boulevard and you can step directly into the Caribbean. You will greatly enjoy your stay at this great location and wonderful island.

Daily Rental rates:

$171 per day inclusive, for 1-2 guests for a minimum of 7 days. (Weekly rate hence is $1200.00 irrespective of the season)

Please Add

$20.00 per person per day for a 3rd and for a 4th guest

Please add: 15% service charge to the total rental amount.

Tourist Tax is Charged at

US$ 5.00 tourist tax per person per night ( for all guests 12 years and older)

For two persons for one week, that would be $70.00.

Rates include:

Onsite Management by Rental Agent, Harbour Town Real Estate who will be your contact and support throughout your stay.

Weekly maid service for stays longer than 7 nights

No cost transport arranged from airport to Elegancia 9 by rental agent.

Check out time is 10.30 am and check in time is 3pm to make sure that we can prepare for new guests.

Harbour Town Estate Agency can also provide:

Groceries waiting upon arrival (per request when the agent contacts you)

Car rental at very reasonable rates

Organization of dive excursions or other activities

Their absolute undivided attention and assistance during your stay!

The apartment location can be viewed on the accompanying map.

We look forward to welcoming you to Bonaire.

Welcome to Bonaire, Bon Bini!!!

More Details

Property Manager
Berend Mets
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2017

About Berend Mets

Originally Dutch naturalized American

Berend Mets purchased this condo in 2012

Why Berend Mets chose Kralendijk

This is one of the nicest properties on Bonaire, wonderful central yet private location.

What makes this condo unique

Perfectly located to have a wonderful view, be in walking distance from outstanding restaurants and close to a world class diving outfit just along the boulevard from Elegancia del Caribe


Playa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1453 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • two luxury bathrooms, both with standing showering facilities
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • both bedrooms have beautiful built in closets and two beds each. Safe deposit in master bedroom closet
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • wind-surfing
Bonaire is a beautiful, carribean island, ideal for outdoor activities or just lazing around. While Bonaire is famed for its crystal clear waters for snorkeling, and scuba diving, it is also a premier spot for windsurfing at Lac Bay only 12 miles away from this property. In addition kite boarding is also available and practiced on the island. Walking, Hiking around Mount Rincon, and Cycling all over the island is most enjoyable. The island is compact, however never crowded and makes for a wonderful vacationing environment.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Elegancia 9, Ocean front, 2nd Fl. Condo with Brilliant Views & Private Location
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Elegancia; great property, great value, great management.

  • 5 of 5

This is a very clean, modern and spacious condominium with panoramic views of the waterfront. There is much to see and it is a 10 minute walk to good restaurants and cafes downtown. My wife and I enjoyed watching the cruise ships transform from a spec on the horizon as they approached the Bonaire shore. The water in front of the condominium is clear and warm. Great for snorkeling and swimming.

The rental process was highly professional and efficient from beginning to end and cudos to the management company, Harborside Real Estate - represented by Ricardo E. A quality package. Even though flight changes resulted in our arrival in Bonaire at midnight, Ricardo was always in contact with us - ensuring we had transport to the condo when we arrived in Bonaire and that we were familiar with different features of the property .

Grade - A plus. I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this very nice review.
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Great stay -- Suggestions for guests

  • 5 of 5

Stayed with family over the new year and couldn't have been happier with location - quiet but only a ten minute walk down the coast to town. Second floor is key for being able to enjoy the view from the balcony. Unit is very secure and comfortable. Harbourtown managed property well and helped to take care of issues we experienced with dishwasher and washer -- both well maintained but not working at times during our stay. Air conditioning is great in the bedrooms but living areas are not air-conditioned as mentioned in other reviews. On a breezy night with the doors open it is comfortable but can be a bit warm on humid nights or with doors closed.

Pool area is private despite being right on frontage road and although there are only six or so plastic deck loungers for community use, they were never all taken, despite it being high season on the island. Ample common storage area for dive equipment as well as good rinse tubs.

Some suggestions to travelers with U.S. expectations: There was no soap/toiletries provided for sinks or showers so you may want to bring your own. We also purchased extra toilet tissue and paper towels upon arrival. Not a problem as we had to shop anyway but may be an issue for some. Also, there is a washer but no dryer as is apparently the norm on the island. Plan accordingly. Listing notes that there are TV's in each bedroom but there are not. Only TV is in living area.

Would recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Guilford, CT, USA

Beautiful condo in heart of Kralendijk

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo in heart of Kralendijk. Kitchen well-stocked, great beds, comfortable furniture with great balcony for watching boats and sunsets. Good screens on windows, though we never saw a mosquito. Never needed air-conditioning. The condo is clean, modern and well maintained. The safe was not working, but the rental manager responded quickly to my email. The snorkeling is AMAZING right in front of the condo. There is a seahorse living by the nearby dive shop, we saw all kinds of beautiful fish, eels and coral. We rented bikes which were easily stored in the bike closet. We could ride in 5 minutes to many great restaurants, or could walk to most in about 15 minutes. Our favorites were It Rains Fishes, At Sea and Ingredients. The Albert Heijn is a bit far away without a car, but Top grocery in Kralendijk had pretty good Dutch style bread and everything else. We took the water taxi out to Klein Bonaire and paid $2 extra to do the "drift" where we saw so many fish, turtles and rays. My daughter dove with Dive Friends (1 min walk from the condo) and loved her experiences. I would definitely recommend Elegancia#9 to anyone, especially if you don't want to have to use a car.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolute Perfection in a Vacation Spot!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed in this gorgeous apartment for one (too-short) week and would return at any time!

The property manager Jeanine was a doll to deal with and very accommodating to all of our questions and concerns with issues we faced - issues no fault of Berend or Jeanine.

The unit is extremely well equipped, very spacious and spotlessly clean. Pot, pans, linens, water pressure and high speed internet were all top notch. The brand-new fridge in the unit unfortunately on the first day went on the fritz but it was replaced within a day and while we waited for repair, we were graciously given a cooler full of tasty cheeses, snacks and some wine. Going *above and beyond* Jeanine later presented us with a gift certificate to It Rains Fishes - a nearby gorgeous restaurant we'd already visited, loved and would recommend to everyone visiting Bonaire: be sure to try their decadently delicious Cheese & Honey soup app!

The location is incredible - with a main street not too busy in the front, parking in the rear and sunsets that can't be beat right off the wonderful balcony. Snorkeling steps away, just across the street is an incredible experience!

All in all, we would give this property and it's management 5*+.

A gorgeous property in a wonderful location, owned and managed by some fantastic people!!!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Elegant Shores!

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped and extremely comfortable apartment within a safe complex, situated in a peaceful location. Wonderful picturesque and uninterrupted views from the balcony of a turquoise ocean, with sail boats bobbing. Sunrise arrivals and spectacular sunset departures of magnificent cruise ships, docked just a stroll away. Snorkel or shore dive on a whim, right in front of the property! Nearby restaurants and a flat, paved, easy walk to town make for pleasant sundowners, Caribbean cocktails and good dining experiences to suit all budgets. Eat in with the fully kitted kitchen or enjoy weekend BBQ Take Away from Bobbi-jan's, within a short walk. Easily obtained taxis can make grocery shopping or island trips easy, if a rental vehicle isn't high priority. Highly recommended following a two week 'solo' vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nj, usa


  • 4 of 5

A great place overall, lots of nice features such as beautiful views of waterfront, close to restaurants and center of town. Only drawback is lack of a/c in lr, dr, kitchen area , it can get hot at night.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this nice review. It is the norm in Elegancia (and many apartments in Bonaire) to provide air-conditioning only in the bedrooms because of the expense of electricity on the island and the wish to have a natural environment in the living spaces. To ensure that the rest of the apartment can remain cool, Elegancia apartments have specially designed horizontal louvres in the screened front door and side windows that can be adjusted to allow a fresh breeze to circulate. We recommend that guests, upon arriving, in the apartment, open these door and window louvres to ensure that they can remain comfortably cool without the need for, or restriction of, air-conditioning. Both dining room and lounge doors (which have inner screened doors) can also remain open allowing one to hear the lovely sound of the lapping waves on Playa Lechi Beach.
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Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
International airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
a number of nice restaurants
Nearest Beach
0.1 Kilometres
Playa Lechi Beach


Rates & Availability

Playa Condo Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

TrstTax$5.0p.personxdays $70
Tax Rate 15.0%

Normal use of utilities is calculated at $ 15 per day and included in the above rental price (use over the daily allocated $15.00 utilities/electricity will be billed and charged at the end of rental period should this occur.)
A $300 (2 people) or $500 (4 people) security deposit to be returned on site by the Harbour Town rental agent will be required as a cash deposit on arrival in the Apartment

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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