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Palm Beach 3bdrm 3bath-Short Walk/Bike to Beach Sleeps 2 to 6

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

4 bikes (with helmets) for your use -Free phone calls to & from USA and Canada

Our resort, Palma Real is a small, quiet, beautifully landscaped community of homes. This is a very pretty, quiet place to vacation but at the same time a short 10 to 15 minute walk gets you to the best beaches, restaurants, shopping and nightlife Aruba has to offer.

Our townhouse is a very comfortable, well appointed home away from home. Everything you'll need for a comfortable stay and more is located within this home and the small, quiet resort of Palma Real. We often explain to people that when we're in Aruba, about 4 to 5 times each year, we want all of the comforts of home and so our guests enjoy all of the same amenities.

We are just a short walk away but if you'd rather not take your car then you can get to the beaches, shopping or restaurants even faster with the use of the 4 bikes (with helmets) we keep at the townhouse for guests to use free of charge.

If you want to explore the island, you might choose to sign up for one of the great island tours or reserve a car or Jeep from one of the rental companies close by for a day or two. Otherwise, just walk, use our bikes or the local bus service and save the rental car costs!!!

Free calls to and from the USA and Canada. We keep a phone in the townhouse that you can use to make and receive phone calls to the U.S. and Canada...... and it's FREE!!!

As I said the townhouse has all of the comforts of home: Cable TV and high speed WiFi. Free telephone calls to and from the USA and Canada. 4 bikes (with helmets) for our guests to use. 3 pools within the community (including the kiddie pool). 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms - sleeps 2 to 6 people in comfort. Of course all of the utensils, pots, pans, plates, glasses, silver and cutlery are available for your use. Also, our management company is very close by and so if you have any problems, they will get them resolved. We checked before we hired them; they're the best management company on the island and they're committed to taking good care of our guests in Aruba.

Be sure to take a look at our reviews. We're very proud of our guest reviews and we strive to provide our guests with a wonderful vacation in this great little resort.

If you're interested in getting a rate for a stay, it is a good idea to contact us after you get a rate from HomeAway or VRBO. Sometimes the rates they give you are not completely accurate (the software is figuring your dates and costs) and we also can sometimes show you payments methods that will save you money.

We have taken the damage deposit off of the 'rates' page. There is a $400 damage deposit that would be paid to the management company when checking in. The deposit can be done the same way you would pay a damage deposit for a rental car, i.e. putting a 'hold' for the deposit on your credit card and then it will be removed when checking out. We did it this way because if you pay the deposit through HomeAway or VRBO then your deposit is tied up until about a month after you leave.

More Details

Tom or Karen
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 17, 2017

About Tom or Karen

We are Karen and Tom Szewczyk and we live in East Syracuse, New York. We're both graduates of Syracuse University and have worked at our professions for over 30 years.

Tom is a portrait photographer and operated his own successful studio for 35 years in Central New York and also was/is a real estate consultant & investor/developer.

Karen is a neo-natal nurse practitioner and loves taking care of little babies.

We set a goal just a few years ago to own and manage a condo or townhouse in Aruba that we can enjoy ourselves but also make available for guests to enjoy as rental. We found this beautiful townhouse, went to Aruba to see it and just fell in love with the community and the area in general.

We really hit a home run here. We also met and established a friendship with the couple who sold the townhouse to us. They owned the home for more than a dozen years. As they're growing older they wish to spend more time in the states closer to family. They pointed out a lot of upgrades they've done to the property and they have taken incredibly good care of this home. We're determined to do as good a job caring for this home as they have.

Tom or Karen purchased this townhome in 2012

Why Tom or Karen chose Keito

Our townhouse is located in a quiet gated community that is very close to the beaches and also the nightlife of restaurants and various casinos. When you're ready to 'go home' you have a nice quiet neighborhood to live in but you're always very close to the most active areas of Aruba for daytime fun or nightlife. We have friends who also have a rental property here and we noticed once while visiting that they had a completely 2nd set of everything; linens, dishes, silverware, beach towels, etc. We asked them why and they said that they don't like to use the same things that guests use. We feel that if it's not good enough for us then it's not good enough for our guests either; we DO use the same linens, dishes, silverware, beach towels, etc. that our guests use. When we notice something becoming a bit frayed or worn then we replace it, period.

What makes this townhome unique

Our guests have the free use of 4 bikes (with helmets) that we keep at the townhouse. With the bikes and because everything is so close by, you just don't need a rental car here. You can save the rental car money for other fun on the island. We're so close to everything you can walk or just take a bike a get there faster.

The townhouse has 2 master bedrooms upstairs, both with en suite baths. 1 bedroom downstairs with it's own full bath also. Virtually all of the comforts found in your own home can be found in this townhouse.

We have a 1 week minimum stay at our townhouse. If you were interested in booking a few days more than a week, we can quote you on that stay as well.

As an added bonus, we keep a telephone in the living room with an extension in the master bedroom. Using this phone you can make and receive FREE phone calls to the USA and Canada.

We also make an Aruba Cell phone available for our guests if you feel you'd like a cell phone. All you have to do is go to any supermarket or convenience store and buy some minutes for the phone. $10 or so is probably all you'll need.

If you're interested in getting a rate for a stay, it is a good idea to contact us after you get a rate from HomeAway or VRBO. Sometimes the rates they give you are not completely accurate (the software is figuring your dates and costs) and we also can often show you payments methods that will save you money.


Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Rena Beatrix
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Barney's Bar & Restaurant
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Tierra del Sol Resort, Spa & Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Wacky Wahoo's & Many Others
Car: not necessary

A very short walk or bike to 'restaurant row' where you can find world class dining in a large variety of restaurants. Of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, 2 of them are locted just a short distance from our townhouse.

In adfdition to world class restaurants within walking distance, there are also coffee shops and fast food restaurants very close by.

In Aruba with typically over 350 days of sunshine you're guaranteed nice weather for your vacation.


Keito Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Resort
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • All 3 bathrooms are full baths
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen size bed with a high end, very comfortable mattress
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Double or full bed with a very comfortable mattress
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King size bed with a high end, very comfortable mattress
    Port-a-crib - 1 baby crib , Baby crib located in the closet of the master bedroom
  • There are 3 bedrooms. There are 2 master bedrooms upstairs. Master #1 has a king size bed and en-suite bath. There is also a crib stored in the closet of this master bedroom that can be set up anywhere in the townhouse. Master #2 upstairs has a queen size bed and en-suite bath. The 3rd bedroom, downstairs, has a full size bed and a full bathroom across the hall. All bedrooms have very comfortable mattresses.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • 4 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • caves
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
We have 4 bikes with combination locks for our guests to use. You'll have the use of an Aruba cell phone that you can use and minutes are kept on the phone. We have phones in the townhouse that will make and receive FREE calls from and to the USA and Canada.


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Palm Beach 3bdrm 3bath-Short Walk/Bike to Beach Sleeps 2 to 6
average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Great place and wonderful host. Everything we needed and more. Clean, comfortable, spacious, and convenient. Responsive host and management company. Hope we can make it back sometime.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: John, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and found everything to your satisfaction. We and the management company work very hard to be sure the townhouse will meet everyone's expectations. Tom and Karen
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Great Vaction

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the property!

The location was great .

Security staff was very friendly .

We ate at many different restaurants !

We walked everywhere or took the bikes !

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beverly, MA

Excellent Property

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a week at Palma Real October 14-21, 2017. The property is very well taken care of, secure and in a good location. The common areas; i.e. the pools are also very clean. The website accurately portrays the villa. The bicycles are a nice offering, but we found the main road outside the gate to be too busy and dangerous to ride. The availability of beach chairs and cooler came in very handy! I would recommend getting a car so you can see the Island. People are very friendly there!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay. Everyone in Palma Real tries very hard to keep our small resort very nice, clean and friendly. Regarding the bikes, most people ride bikes on the wide sidewalks on either side of the road. Also, if you cross the street and go a bit further, you can ride on the side road there instead of the busier road in front of Palma Real. Tom and Karen
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Relaxing and quiet

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this house in Palma Real. Very quiet and relaxing no matter where we were in the gated community. Everyone was friendly and the grounds were extremely clean. Our only issue was a bed frame fell apart on night one. Aruba Happy rentals sent a repair man over to fix the bed, but they could not make it to fix the bed by night 2, so the bed had to be kept on the floor. Once the bed was fixed the rest of the vacation was great. The restaurant and bar nearby called Barney's was one of our favorite places to visit and we would all be happy to come back and stay at Palma Real!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kalm Townhouse Palma Real

  • 5 of 5

Very nice property. We were met by the management company and checked in promptly. The little things provided like beach towels, chairs and cooler really help make for an enjoyable stay and make life a lot easier.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The management company is always very prompt and very professional. We're so happy that you enjoyed beach towels, chairs and the cooler. We try hard to keep this things in good order and fresh. Tom and Karen
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Just amazing!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful stay! We were here for eight (8) nights and we couldn’t be more satisfied. The property has a great location, the neighborhood was lovely, quiet. The townhouse is really clean, super nice, and had everything you need. The owner was very attentive to ours needs and very helpful with the instructions and recommendations. Thanks Mr. Tom for your attention and for allowing us to stay in your house.

It was our first time in Aruba and we loved it. There are not words to describe the experience. We visited many beaches, the natural pool, caves, the natural bridge, downtown and many others places. We cannot wait to visit this marvelous island again, and if so, we will stay at the same place.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had such a nice stay Mike. It's always nice to hear that the hard work we put into our home in Aruba pays off when our guests have such nice things to say. We're really happy you got to see so many areas of Aruba also and we definitely hope to see you come back soon. Tom and Karen
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Rates include all taxes and government fees

Payment: Acceptable payment methods are personal check, bank transfer of funds, Western Union, eCheck, credit card or PayPal. Any payments made by international funds transfer, credit card, eCheck, PayPal or or any vendor charging a fee to send funds will be subject to a 3% processing fee.

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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