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Recent Aruba reviews

  • A fabulous luxury vacation home!!

    "I spent six glorious days in Aruba at the Desert Dolphin with four great friends celebrating a special birthday year. Aruba is indeed The Happy Island and our stay at the Desert Dolphin made the trip that much better. Aruba is considered a safe island and has so many great restaurants and points of interest that we found renting a home was the way to go, particularly with a group of five. Although we are very close it was great to have our own space and The Desert Dolphin more than provided that. Ample space inside and out, large beautiful pool and patio, and second floor balcony where we spent a great deal of time basking in some sun pool side or relaxing to cocktails watching the sunset. I cannot imagine having stayed in a cramped hotel or being married to a resort. Renting a home, especially one as beautiful as this, is the best way to go and enjoy all that Aruba has to offer. Conveniently located to one of the most beautiful beaches, Arashi, and near great snorkeling beaches (Malmok and Boca Catalina), it was also a short drive to other great beaches (Palm about 10 mins, Eagle 15, Baby Beach 25) and under ten minutes to the nightlife in Palm Beach. Located within a beautiful golf club community offering many amenities. Sometime we had to force ourselves to leave our very own private resort, The Desert Dolphin! Can't wait to return. You'll love it!"
    Guest: Kim G. Date of Stay: August 2016 Review Submitted: September 13, 2016
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  • Perfect location for Divers, Snorkelers, Fishemen or Families.

    "The villa was clean and well maintained. We did not notice any of the negative things mentioned in the previous review. We were two families with four children ages 2-16 years. We had no concern for safety, quite the contrary, the neighbors are very nice. The beach is a short walk away. Diving and snorkeling are great right in front of the villa. Fresh caught, cooked on site seafood is right down the road. The property manager is one of the nicest people we've ever met and made sure that we were taken care of. We did have an issue with the refrigerator that was immediately taken care of. Thanks Juan! We were there during Christmas and had a wonderful time at the villa. I can see how some pretentious people may not like this villa, but that is also the reason we loved it. It's certainly not downtown amongst all the touristy chaos. The villa is just far enough away that you are not blinded by the casino lights, but can get there quickly if you so choose. Having visited Aruba on multiple occasions, staying in High Rise, Low Rise, Time Share, Condo, etc... We can say that this was our best experience yet."
    Guest: Ian W. Date of Stay: December 2015 Review Submitted: January 5, 2016
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  • An almost perfect oasis.

    "We stayed at the Davidson's property the first weeks of June 2016. All of our interactions with William, from our initial interest in the property until our return home, were very professional and timely . The interior unit was very well kept and clean; very spacious and is well represented by the pictures! However, the kitchen needs to be better stocked with the basic supplies for cooking and storage. A maintenance call to the front desk took 24 hours to have them repair a small, spraying leak on the hot tub which we felt was not unreasonable. However, we were disappointed in the overall rooftop deck area due to the basic nature of the decor and the condition of the outdoor furniture. We understand that new furniture was purchased in January, but had not yet arrived due to shipping delays. I'm sure that this change alone will make the outdoor area much more relaxing and inviting. A definite consideration for future trips to Aruba."
    Guest: David G. Date of Stay: May 2016 Review Submitted: July 5, 2016
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  • Perfect Aruba Rental

    "My family just spent 10 days at this wonderful house. The owners were very easy to work with. Very quick to respond to questions. We spent the mornings drinking coffee and eating breakfast at the outside patio. Maybe even a morning swim. The inside was very comfortable. Especially the beds. The kitchen was complete with anything you might need including cooking spices. I recommend renting a car. There are so many beaches in Aruba, but you need to drive to them. The following are some Restaurants that I recommend: California Lighthouse Madame Jennettes Ricardo 's (Wed is all you can eat grouper) Las R Ramblos If you have a late flight out, stop at the West Deck ! We recommend the Ritz Carlton for the Casino. Does not seem to be as smokey as some of the others I want to thank the straw hat sisters for sharing their home with us. The inside is beautifully decorated with an island feel."
    Guest: Donna F. Date of Stay: October 2016 Review Submitted: October 22, 2016
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