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Nothing Like Cas Cielo-Private, Cliff High Over The Beach, Sunsets Over The Sea!

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Most Unique Cottage On Curacao-seaside, cliff-high, private plunge pool, natural

Winter Season, 2018, only has a few open spots. Those spots are now 15% off. We manage several excellent properties in this neighborhood and you can review them all below! Just let me know!

***2019 SPECIAL - During the month of January, 2018 I will be running a 15% off early bird discount for all holiday bookings for 2019***

After inquiry, please review your attached info materials for important tips!


***This cottage books very heavily, long in advance...if you see your dates are taken just let me know! We also manage several of our neighbor's exceptional villas! You can see all the properties and reviews below...

Cas Cielo - this seaside cottage is off...the...charts!

Couples only! Check those reviews out!

Wow...Your own beach...Cliff-high, sweet water cocktail pool...Patio, covered deck, cliff side 'meditation' spot, hammocks over the beach, custom sunbed...And sunsets over the Caribbean 365-sets a year! NEW PALAPA on the beach!

Surrounded by mother nature...Her waves, rays and breezes, her sights, sounds and textures...Pelicans, herons, egrets, flamingos, trupials, parrots, bananakeets, sparrows, ospreys, frigates - these are your neighbors. Don't get me started on the world class diving and snorkeling right in front of you...People come from all over the world to dive in your backyard.

You even see the Milky Way belt at night...Over the sea, listening to the waves and feeling the breezes? Yep, that's what i'm talking about. The constellations Orion and Scorpio transversing the night sky? A full moon setting over the Caribbean? Please. Private. Quiet. Natural.

It's the real deal! Our reputation is built on delivering smiles on arrival! Also ensured is a genuine get-back-to-nature experience where you can focus on each other in a very soothing and uniquely gorgeous environment.

The cottage itself is built on simple, efficient outdoor living ideas but comes with over the top amenities.

Folding doors open directly to the bedroom (no tv...You know what to do about that. There will never be a tv but there is fast and free wi-fi) and you can enjoy the surf sounds, breezes and views directly from the 2 x 2 meter custom bed. Or, you can enjoy the natural views from the 4-foot porthole window!

The deck is 4 x 6 meter and has a covered dining and lounging area and an uncovered area with a custom sun bed. Stepping down from the deck you can go LEFT to the beach (1 minute walk through the bush-bush) or enjoy resting and sipping for a while in a hammock over the beach... You can go diving, snorkeling, floating, sipping, kissing...There are no neighbors going south for about a mile of coastline! But, if you want you can swim to global top-ten Cas Abou beach (about 20 minute slow swim) and grab a sandwich and a beer, maybe a massage and then rent a kayak or paddleboard and go exploring! B-i-n-g-o - you're on holiday with somebody you love!

OR you can take a RIGHT and hit the fresh water cocktail pool and light garden! That's gets pretty addictive...Afterwards you can enjoy an outside shower to get the salt off or just let it bake in while resting on the lounge chairs by the pool or the chairs on the edge of the cliff. Take your pick!

I suppose you might want to fire up the gas grill at some point or enjoy a custom picnic basket from one of seaside curacao's highly in demand personal chefs!

The bathroom is just off the bedroom with simple toilet, shower and sink. The outside shower is a natural paradise.

The kitchen comes fully equipped with a big fridge/freezer with automatic ice and water dispenser, 4 burner gas stove-top, coffee maker, toaster, blender, rice cooker, counter-top oven/microwave and all the pots and pans you (or, the chef!) need.

Folks, it's a simple, comfortable place designed with love and attention to detail...In perhaps the best setting on the entire island of dushi korsou!

Also included are coffee pads that go with our house coffee machine. We want you to start your holiday and your mornings off properly!

Cottage kayaks are available at 30USD for a half-day rental. Go left one day and then go right! Unbelievable!

Also available with the rental of this cottage is the owner's nicely used suv, a great island car! 30usd/day. Insurance and 24/7 road assistance is included! Free entrance to Cas Abou beach with the cottage car rental!

All rates already include everything, no other hidden fees. Just please Think Green on the island!

Included in rent:

24-7 help with anything at all!

Welcome bottle of bubbles!

Bath and beach towels

mid-visit quick clean with towel and linen changes

Beach cooler

Beach chairs

Beach matt

Normal water and electric use

NO SURPRISES, just the great service that our reviews and reputation are built on. We want you to have a great trip!

Professional service options include:

Use of cottage car - 30USD/day AND includes free admission to Cas Abou beach!

Private chef

Private massages

Private guides for land and sea adventures

Private sail charters

Private local fishing charters

Seaside Curacao Don and Team are ready to welcome you!

More Details

Seaside Don
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 13, 2018

About Seaside Don

After living 9 years in China, including 2 years as a Peace Corps volunteer...I wanted a change. I came to Curacao to teach history and philosophy, opened a small shop which has since closed and started a small business managing properties. This is the first property I've ever bought and I have a lot of fun with the details that make it a truly special place. Introducing new friends to our island and especially to the natural areas of Banda Abou is a real pleasure for me!

Seaside Don purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Seaside Don chose Curaçao's as you see it in the pics. Beautiful. Outrageous. I've never seen anything like it.

What makes this cottage unique

Watching the moon set over the sea...Watching the constellations traverse the night sky...Private...Steps to the sea with an incredible house reef...Crazy sunsets...Amazing bird/sea life...Simply surrounded and embraced by beauty. It's the first and only property I'll ever buy and I love to share it.


Curaçao Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Simple and efficient
  • Sink, toilet, get back to the view and your cocktail!
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , It's a lovely cottage with everything detail accounted for!
  • It's the nicest bedroom on the island! Huge bed with en suite bath, full AC, tremendous nature window, unbelievable setting...doors open all the way to the shaded deck and lounge space. Open the windows and doors and let the trade winds work their magic. Or, just sleep on the bed outside. It's an amazing space!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Casa cielo is located in the banda abou part of curacao, basically the northern/western half of the island. When you see the torqouise waters of the caribbean these are where the beaches are located...In fact, this is where casa cielo is located! Casa cielo is part of the exclusive cas abou neighborhood istuated halfway between the capital city and unesco world heritage recognized, willemstad, and the last village on the island, westpunt. The location could not be better to explore the raw beauty of the beaches, bays, coves and backroads of curacao and still be within easy (25 minute) striking distance of either the city or westpunt. Within 10 minutes of cielo are 2 restaurants regarded as fine dining (daniel's and karacter), #1 rated trio pennoti and several wonderfully local spots for catch-of-the-day and/or a tenderloin or a chill bar atmosphere and many beach snack shacks... All guests of cielo enjoy free admission to cas abou beach.


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Nothing Like Cas Cielo-Private, Cliff High Over The Beach, Sunsets Over The Sea!
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

Slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

This house is very private. We enjoyed the many different seating areas on all different levels built into the cliff side. The dipping pool and palapa hut offered opportunities to cool down and get out of the sun. Enjoying coffee and wine from the "iguana" table was a one of a kind experience. Cas Cielo is located in the Cas Abou neighborhood on the quieter (less touristy) side of the island. We were provided with plenty of information leading up to our trip and his packet proved to be our go to resource when planning our days. They have all of the basics at the house to enjoy your time on the island comfortably. Notably, no need to bring a cooler, binoculars, portable speaker, or beach umbrella/portable chair for the private beach only steps away. The snorkeling on Curacao's beaches cannot be beat- including right off of the cottage beach! Don and his staff have done things right and their place really shows it. We hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoy providing our guess with a great cottage at a special location! Very, very glad you had a great time. We love creating relaxing spaces for our guests to really relax on the sea, glad you enjoyed them! Get ready for some great upgrades over the next year! WELCOME BACK and the first beers are on me! Don and the Seaside Team
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Magical Moments and Memories

  • 5 of 5

We are missing Cas Cielo already! There is everything to love about this cozy home. Don and Angie instantly make you feel welcomed and at home sweet home!

Curacao is a beautiful island with many places to explore and enjoy. Our favorite times were relaxing at Cas Cielo, snorkelling, swimming, listening to the sounds of pure bliss. We were awe struck by the view every day.

It was everything we wanted for a dream vacation and more. Thank you for sharing your perfect paradise with us.

Until next time,

C and J from ”Winterpeg”, Manitoba!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Winnipeg! Very nice to have you both down for your 2-week holiday on the sea! It was fun to check in with you and see you enjoying the privacy and views and really getting your chill on. Perfect way to ring in the new year! On your return visit you might want to try out the massages overlooking the little beach or private chef service down at the cliffside table. Enjoy a terrific new year, you certainly know how to kick it off in style! Seaside Don
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Elkton, MD, USA

Local Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We've enjoyed vacations on several Caribbean islands but our recent week at Cas Cielo in Curacao might be the best to date. From initial booking through arrival and on until departure, Don and Angie were the best of hosts. Lots of suggestions on local places to visit and dine, flawless airport pickup/dropoff service, extremely prompt and courteous attention to all questions and needs—these folks know exactly how to ensure that you will have a wonderful time!

The rental itself is in a great location, perched over the sea with a stunning view. We met our "neighbors" the first day: iguanas that would eat from your hand (and don't bite!), yellow songbirds, lots of tiny hermit crabs, and a pair of shy (but hungry) kittens. Outside of them, there was nothing but the sound of the sea and a constant cool breeze.

Getting around the island was very easy. we rented the Honda CR-V that was offered and it performed well. Hint: the Renaissance Hotel parking garage in Willemstadt is free for all visitors and very convenient for touring/shopping. We especially enjoyed going through Christoffel Park, the beach at Williwood, the flea market at Landhuis Ascension (first Sunday of the month), nearby Cas Abou beach, and just lounging at the rental. Locals were friendly and helpful. We felt very comfortable in all of our interactions.

Rental facilities are very good, clean, and well kept up. While the bed was comfortable, one of us spent most nights sleeping on the couch in the cool open front lounge area and was not troubled by insects or anything else. The private beach area is great for snorkeling and a good spot for a beach meal or just sunning.

We would happily direct anyone interested in a Caribbean vacation to come to Cas Cielo—and look forward to a return visit ourselves!

Jim and Vickie,

Elkton, MD USA

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Maryland! Angie and I enjoyed meeting you both and sharing a few stories, it's real nice when we can sit down like that. Very glad you took advantage of a lot of our services, we aim to please. Some folks just rent their homes and that's it, no service of any kind. We like to think that what separates us (aside from the views and privacy!) is our attention to customer service. We really enjoy welcoming new friends to our island and realize that holidays are precious. We are looking forward o welcoming you both back...maybe to the new cottage! Don and the Seaside Curacao Team
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what a great place

  • 5 of 5

Casa Ceico was everything and more than we expected. It was,without a doubt, one of the most relaxing and enjoyable trips we had in a long time. Don Newton picked us up at the airport and not only stopped at a local market for a few things but after getting to the villa went and got us take out dinner. Don and Angie made sure we were taken care of and deserve five stars for customer service. From having Iggy Iguana(that's the name we gave it) visit us for our morning coffee to watching amazing sunsets every evening, the wonderful massage by Annouk on the terrace by the pool was one the best I have had, eating

most nights the deck overlooking the sea and took advantage of the day bed to watch the moon and stars as they moved across the night sky, couldn't ask for anything more and we are already planning a return trip. We highly recommend Casa Cielo if you are looking for a very special relaxing place in Curacao.

  • Submitted: Dec 4, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I think you have the award for the fastest re-booking for a return visit! 5-days! We look forward to helping you celebrate your anniversary again! It was very nice meeting you both and we're very happy to take care of our new friends. We know our services are better than any other on the island and we like to continually raise the bar. Stop at the store after the airport? No problem. Arrange for private chef service after arriving at the cottage? Easy. Delivery of a fresh set of BBQ ribs and all the fixings? Done. Your holiday is our focus from first contact to fast re-booking! Looking very forward to seeing you both again and welcoming you to some favorites as well as terrific new spots! Merry Christmas and we'll see you in NOV! Seaside Curacao Don and Team
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A little piece of Paradise

  • 4 of 5

Our vacation began smoothly with our reception at the airport from Angie , and became awe inspired when we entered Cas Cielo!! Our own private hide away, perched above an un believably blue serene ocean!! We loved sipping our morning coffee on the lower patio, saying good morning to the iguanas, walking down to our own coral and sand beach, and snorkeling in the crystal clear water! Cottage had everything we needed (including A/C) and particularly enjoyed gazing out the huge round iguana window, watching hummingbirds during the day and watching the moon glide by at night. Don ensured our trip went well, even informing us about the local market meeting on the first Sunday of the month, where we got some delicious local food, and saw beautiful handmade artwork and decorative articles. It was over all too soon. We would highly recommend this secluded site for travelers who want to get off the grid and explore a diverse island culture. Thanks so much Don and Angie!!!! Matt and Donna from NJ, USA

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi M&D, Glad you had such a nice stay! I wish we could know what was in the way of that 5th star! We know the location is one of the best on the island in terms of nature and privacy and yet only 20-25 minutes to downtown. We know the cottage has everything you need and are ready to quickly respond if there is something lacking...I'm glad we could touch base during your trip to make sure things went well. Please let us know ahead of your return visit what we can do to make sure we provide the experience that leads to an even better first stay! Enjoy the fall and holidays and we hope to see you next year! Don and the Team
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A small piece of heaven on Earth!!

  • 5 of 5

There are not enough words to describe the beauty and serenity of Cas Cielo. From the moment you step on the sidewalk you can see the ocean and hear the waves. It literally takes your breath away. The house itself is perfect for 2 people. Every inch of the property both inside and outside is beautifully decorated with handmade arts and sculptures. You instantly feel at ease and can kick back to relax and enjoy your vacation!! We made sure we were home every evening in time to watch the sunset from the sunset table. The view from there is gorgeous. Feeding the iguanas, kitty cats, birds,and hermit crabs were so much fun! We love animals and truly enjoyed all of the wildlife around us. It amazed me every night how many hermit crabs come walking by the cottage. They love plantains and it is neat to see how many will fit on a small slice!! The outdoor shower was so convenient and relaxing. The beach right by the house was great for snorkeling or just floating around. And the pool was great for cooling off. We also thoroughly enjoyed talking to Don & Angie. All of their suggestions - for restaurants, beaches, etc. - were right on point. I am so glad we listened and took their advice. We went on a fishing day with the Queen Elisabeth boat tours Curaçao and had a fantastic day at sea! We also had Dushi Dish by Home Chef Lisa and Home Chef Evelien Sipkes, come and prepare dinner for us. I cannot say enough about either chef - Olaf or Evelien. We tried to sample a lot of the local dishes and every one of them was delicious. Both chefs also told us the history of the dishes as they were serving them to us. I definitely suggest taking advantage of having these amazing chefs available to come and make you a one of a kind dinner! I was so sad when we had to leave but we will definitely return next year!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when guests really get to kick back and enjoy some special, unique services! Very glad you enjoyed trying out each chef and especially the local fishing experience. I'm glad the tunas and barracudas grilled up nicely for you! Next time you need to try out the guided nature walks and afterwards a private massage on the terrace overlooking that little beach! Glad to receive your booking for the same week next year for another anniversary by the sea! WELCOME BACK! Don and Angie
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Nearest Airport
22 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
This is the closest rental to Play Cas Abou!
Car: necessary

Casa Cielo is located in the Banda Abou part of Curacao, basically the northern/western half of the island. When you see the torqouise waters of the Caribbean these are where the best beaches are located...In fact, this is where Cas Cielo is located! Cas Cielo is part of the exclusive Cas Abou neighborhood situated halfway between the capital city and UNESCO world heritage recognized, Willemstad, and the last village on the island, Westpunt. The location could not be better to explore the raw beauty of the beaches, bays, coves and backroads of Curacao and still be within easy (25 minute) striking distance of either the city or Westpunt. Completely central.

Within 10 minutes of cielo are 3 restaurants regarded as fine dining (daniel's, karacter and Klein Landhuis Santa Marta), several wonderfully local spots (including the #1 tripadvisor rated restaurant on the island, trio penotti) for catch-of-the-day and/or a tenderloin and a chill bar atmosphere and many beach snack shacks...Food shopping is easy and once you stock up the bush-bush is yours to explore.

All guests of cielo enjoy free admission to global top-ten cas abou beach just around the corner by swimming, walking or a short car ride. Guests can enjoy snorkeling and/or diving at the exceptional house reef right in front of the cottage!

Cielo is the real deal, so please read the reviews for this cottage and all other seaside curacao properties and know that you and your holiday are in excellent hands! We love showing off our island and we work hard to make sure you have the holiday you deserve!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.