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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* OCEANFRONT VILLA ON BONAIRE'S NR. 1 DIVING SPOT

Marloes van den Berg

Speaks dutch, english
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 14 nights

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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* OCEANFRONT VILLA ON BONAIRE'S NR. 1 DIVING SPOT

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday villa in Bonaire - Pure Villa Salentein

6 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, Sleeps 12, Oceanfront, amazing dive spot

Our dream was to create our second home as a haven away from our busy lives, on the pristine and beautiful island of Bonaire. Offering light, privacy and a warm comforting feeling to our friends and guests... This villa will make you want to take a deep breath and relax.

We chose to locate Salentein - named after our favorite white wine - at the end of a small 'cul-the sac' path in the affluent Sabadeco area of Bonaire. This private and fully oceanfront location is known to be one of the World's most beautiful DIVING spots. Accessible directly from your terrace... yet, only a short drive to the lively Caribbean village of Kralendijk and its many restaurants and lovely shops.

When you enter the villa overlooking the beautiful tropical garden you will immediately be amazed by its open-air living space, which provides a truly spectacular 180 view of the turquoise ocean, the island of Klein Bonaire and the Goto Mountains.

From here, reclined in one of the many soft loungers, you will probably always remember watching the dolphins passing by on any beautiful morning, or having a chilled glass of wine overlooking the breathtaking Caribbean sunset. Its unique rounded porch offers a large shaded area.

To create feeling of light and airiness - we so much desired - every part of our home is built to catch the cool Caribbean breeze. With soft colored matt marble floors, shuttered windows and ceiling fans, that provide for a wonderful cool flow in this warm tropical gem.

In the left wing of the house you will find the impressive Master Bedroom with a truly unique all-glass double shower, high-beamed ceilings and walk-in closet. Recline into the king-sized VI-spring bed with white Egyptian cotton sheets and fluffy towels, while enjoying full ocean view.

Three other rooms are located in the upper right wing of the house and two separately accessible bedrooms in the lower right part. All rooms offer the same wonderful ocean view and luxurious box-spring beds, crispy sheets, air-conditioning and LCD-TV/cable.

Our home is spacious enough for all guests to find a private place to relax; yet if you choose to stay with a smaller group, its layout offers a surprisingly intimate feeling.

So, enjoy alfresco dining or settle back into the poolside lounge-beds. Take advantage of the wonderful jet streamed pool or gym, or choose the ocean for a quiet moment of snorkeling. Rinse off at the pool shower under the Palm trees, and prepare for another day in paradise!

Our Villa is welcoming up to 12 guests, and our normal daily rate starts at $ 1140,- per day, but every once in a while we welcome you at special discounted rates

For the management of our special home we have chosen the wonderful team of Pure Villas on Bonaire.

Femke Schut and her team offer by far the most professional, warm and attentive service on the island. They know Bonaire by heart and will guide and take care of you from the first contact, till the moment you return home safely.

Everything is possible, form the planning of you trip, full gourmet catering by Chef Philip, Private diving arrangements to relaxing massages upon arrival. Combined with many special complementary surprises That will make you feel even more spoiled!

Send Femke the details and wishes of your preferred stay and she and her team will arrange all for you!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Marloes van den Berg (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Marloes van den Berg

For the management of our special second home we have chosen the wonderful team of Pure Villas on Bonaire.

Femke Schut and her team offer by far the most professional, warm and attentive service on the island. They know Bonaire by heart and will guide and take care of you from the first contact, till the moment you return home safely.

Everything is possible, form the planning of you trip, full gourmet catering by Chef Philip, Private diving arrangements to relaxing massages upon arrival. Combined with many special complementary surprises That will make you feel even more spoiled!

Send Femke the details and wishes of your preferred stay and she and her team will arrange all for you!

Marloes van den Berg purchased this villa in 2001

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had an AMAZING 3 weeks on Bonaire split between the SALENTEIN and LAMAN properties.

Both properties were excellently presented and accommodated our large group of friends brilliantly.

Salentein felt like a dream, the pictures don’t lie. We loved the easy access to the gentle (and extremely private) sea and although we are only snorkellers, everyday we saw turtles, rays, squids and heaps of colourful and friendly fish!!

Laman has a different but just as impressive feel to it, a little more expansive and laid back than Salentein which is probably more high end resortish.

But the most important and true differentiator with these properties is the service and attentiveness of the Pure Villa family!

We have travelled the world and stayed in some amazing villas and these are definitely up there with the best but what really makes this one of our happiest holidays of all time was the way that

Femke and her staff and the associated small businesses that they work with on Bonaire made sure that everything we wanted to do was easily and expertly covered.

They helped arrange snorkel guides, underwater photography lessons, private beach picnics, private Klein Bonaire trips and mangrove snorkelling as well as several private chef dinners at the villas.

Everything was done seamlessly and effortlessly to ensure we could make the most of our holiday time.

I whole heartedly recommend Pure Villa Travel and these properties to anyone who is interested in a beautiful, fun filled vacation with brilliant support services in easy reach.

Karyn and her many friends

AUSTRALIA
Sep 2013
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Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* Oceanfront Villa on Bonaire's Nr. 1 Diving Spot
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* Oceanfront Villa on Bonaire's Nr. 1 Diving Spot
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p270946
+31 (0)6 2006 1997
Bonaire Caribbean
Seguin, Texas
5

Absolute perfection for diving/snorkeling family

  • 5 out of 5
Salentein was the perfect Bonaire retreat for our family of 11, including 3 adult couples and 5 children (ages 6 mos.- 9 yrs.). We have been coming to Bonaire for many years and now that we have discovered Pure Villa travel, we have become devoted fans of the owners and staff, and will always stay at one of their villas. Salentein was stunningly beautiful and perfectly located on one of Bonaire's most pristine reefs. We dived and snorkeled on our "house reef" daily, and the easy entrance made day and night snorkels a favorite pastime for the 5-9 yr olds. The kitchen has everything needed to prepare even elaborate meals, and all furnishings are elegant and perfectly suited to the villa. I can't say enough good things about the property, but it is the Pure Villa staff that sets it apart. We have come to think of them as extended family, as that is how they treat us. When they heard we had added a baby since our last stay, they wrote to say they would have a high chair and portable crib set up when we arrived. We are continually impressed with their gracious hospitality, and they have spoiled us for staying anywhere else!
  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* Oceanfront Villa on Bonaire's Nr. 1 Diving Spot
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+31 (0)6 2006 1997
Bonaire Caribbean
5

AN OVERWHELMING EXPERIENCE

  • 5 out of 5
Through Pure Villas we booked a two week holiday from 03 May 2014 in this beautiful villa Salentein. We were overwhelmed when we entered the villa: a very spacious and beautifully furnished place. The living room and terrace area seem to be one with the sliding doors, and was just breathtaking. The ocean view is spectacular, all rooms have this incredible view! Comfortable lounge beds on the terrace and a beautiful, large swimming pool make that you don’t want to leave this place. Even dolphins paid us a visit every now and then. Salentein has a very high level of style and comfort.
The service level of Pure Villas is very high, with a strong personal touch: everything was taken care of, the fridge was filled, the beds were made, a clear manual for the house was available, and a list of where to go at Bonaire. During our stay Femke and Iris made sure that all of our wishes were taken care of. A private cook had been arranged to cook a very exquisite 4 course meal, and we could use the possibility of a relaxing massage in the villa, or a private diving instructor. There was nothing left to chance, the service level in advance and also during our stay was excellent. The villa is only 10 minutes drive from Kralendijk. The area was very private and quiet.
This vacation concept is truly exclusive and luxurious, and we think of this holiday as an incredible experience, which we will never forget, and would strongly recommend. Thank you for the excellent service and the very enjoyable stay. For our next trip to Bonaire we would certainly choose to stay in Salentein again.

Cor and Nelleke/The Netherlands
  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* Oceanfront Villa on Bonaire's Nr. 1 Diving Spot
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+31 (0)6 2006 1997
Bonaire Caribbean
5

70th Birthday surprise.

  • 5 out of 5
My wife surprised me for my 70th birthday by taking me to Bonaire. I had no idea where we were going or that our children and grandchildren would also be included in the trip. Needless to say, all of them are what made the trip so special but the beautiful villa and the hospitality of the manager made it the trip of a lifetime. We were able to snorkel right off of the property, swim and relax around the pool and make daytime excursions into the countryside. The home was well decorated and very enjoyable and having six bedrooms allowed us to have plenty of room. All in all, it was a wonderful and memorable experience and one that I will remember for the rest of my life. Thank you Femke for all the special attention you gave us during our week there. You were super.
Regards,
Ron

From the day I started planning this trip, (10 months in advance), working with the owner and manager was a total pleasure. They worked with me to help keep this surprise and to make sure everything went smoothly. Once we were there, Femke made sure that everything was perfect for our vacation. Her personality is perfect for this job. I've used Home Away many times and have always had good luck, but this is, without a doubt, the best experience we've had, and one we'll treasure always. The Villa is gorgeous and the views are breathtaking. Our grandchildren were taking pictures on their phones to send to friends back home. Three of them had never snorkled, but after a quick lesson in the pool, they totally enjoyed snorkeling right off the property and our 5 hour sail and snorkel trip to the marine preserve. We got notes from them after we got home saying that this was a trip they'd never forget.
Thank you, Home Away for another great stay and a vacation that ranks at the top of all our trips.
Warm regards, Sandi
  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* Oceanfront Villa on Bonaire's Nr. 1 Diving Spot
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+31 (0)6 2006 1997
Bonaire Caribbean
5

Amazing Experience--Five Stars!

  • 5 out of 5
What a vacation! We are so grateful to the owner of the exquisite Villa Salentein, Annemieke van der Mast, for an A++++ vacation! We don’t often write reviews, but feel compelled due to the exceptional experience our family just enjoyed in Bonaire. Mind you, we had been to Bonaire only once before in February of 2011 and stayed at a place which was average at best. While there, we snooped around the island and discovered the gem called Villa Salentein. We excitedly recruited 8 other family members to join us and planned a trip for December of 2011.

We were nervous, being from the States and not knowing the ropes. We were also anxious that the Villa couldn’t possibly live up to the expectations from the outstanding photos on the web site. Well, our experience exceeded all expectations!

It all started with a lovely greeting and orientation from Iris, who enthusiastically and patiently explained the Dutch instructions on all appliances and made us feel so welcome. Then the property Manager Femke graced us with a personal visit and an orientation of the island. We peppered Femke with questions and she responded happily to all inquiries, and made sure we were delighted with everything (we were!). Femke had previously readied the Villa, stocking it with a long list of grocery items that we had requested – thank you, Femke!

We were awed stepping into this gorgeous, romantic and cozy Villa. The view was jaw-dropping! The master suite was extravagant and all other bedrooms very lovely. The kitchen was stocked with everything we needed and we all loved the special gathering areas for talking and eating. It was spotless, airy and beautifully designed. We appreciated every inch of this place!

Perhaps the highlight was diving from our sofas! All ten of us are scuba enthusiasts, and we were able to use the ladder off the front of the property for our best dives arguably on the island! Several of us did the dive several times, sometimes during the day and other times at night and it was spectacular. Femke had arranged for an area to rinse our dive gear which worked beautifully.

We left with incredible memories which we will cherish forever, and are already booking our return!

Sincerely,
Dan and Mary Adams
  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2011
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2011
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+31 (0)6 2006 1997
Bonaire Caribbean
5

Summer 2011 rental

  • 5 out of 5
Our family of 10, the youngest 15 the oldest in her 70's, spent a week at Salentein. The property was clean, well-maintained and the customer service was first rate. A car to and from the airport was arranged, Femke met us at the villa for a walk through. There was a fabulous spread for breakfast and a very nice welcome gift. We had one issue with the dishwasher but it was addressed straight away. The villa itself sits in the wind so there was always a breeze on the patio, which is where everyone spent their down time. We snorkeled and dove right off the villa including one night dive. The kitchen is a bit small but we did just fine. Overall, a very relaxing time. I would recommend this villa to families or couples but not those with very small children, only because of the raised patio without a rail. We will certainly consider the other villas they have because of the villa quality, and especially, the customer service. We left very satisfied.
  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Dear Michael, Thank you very much for the kind review of your stay with us at Salentein. Femke and her team really loved welcoming you as our guests.

We very much agree with your comment on the suitability of the villa for very small children. On one hand, not having a fence on the edge of the terrace really adds to the uninterrupted 180 view over the ocean. But indeed on the other hand it is not really suitable for small children. This is one of the reasons why we also offer our beautiful second Villa Laman, and will be adding one other property very soon, that is fully created around the accessibility for small kids.
This way we like offer only the best very villas on the island, in each of the territories.
Once again, thank you, and we hope to welcome you back to Salentein or any of our other properties. Warm regards, Annemieke
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LAST-MINUTE OFFER!- 5* Oceanfront Villa on Bonaire's Nr. 1 Diving Spot
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+31 (0)6 2006 1997
Bonaire Caribbean
Massachusetts
5

One of the very best villa's!

One of the very best villa's!
  • 5 out of 5
All I need to say is that the villa is wonderful, the staff of Pure villa were amazing and very attentive, and the views from the porch are as sensational as they appear on the pictures. We were a large family, and we had a fantastic week. Femke ensured everything was as we wanted it to be. She gave help and guidance when we needed it. Robbert, our personal dive assistant was great. He arranged all, and guided us to the most beautiful and hidden dive spots of Bonaire. Nothing was too much trouble. Our whole group would highly recommend Salentijn and Pure villa travel. Thank you once again!
  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2011
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Kralendijk, Flamingo Airport
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Spice Beach club
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Little Havana
Car: recommended

The Caribbean island of Bonaire is situated just north of the coast of South America. It's close to Aruba and Curacao and part of the Netherlands.

Divers' paradise. Though you won't find miles of sandy beaches and endless palm trees, it has a unique pristine character. It is known to have excellent conditions for wind- and kitesurfing, snorkeling and scuba diving. In fact Bonaire is one of the world's top 3 dive destinations. The water is crystal clear, and there are dozens of dive locations around, many of which you can access right off shore. In fact, one of the best right in front of Salentein.

Where you see dolphins passing by, almost on a daily basis.

Bonaire has a tropical climate, 30 degr. C year round, with a steady cool breeze blowing in from in from the east.The island is small, with only a few main roads and no traffic lights. Bonaire's 'Washington Slagbaai Park' is a truly amazing nature park, with many white sandy bays and bright colored flamingo's in the wild.

Bonaire has a rich mixture of food and over 70 different cultures to draw recipes from. There are many excellent restaurants and a daily fantastic supply of the best fresh groceries.

The languages spoken on Bonaire are the local Papiamentu and Dutch. But also Spanish and English are widely spoken.

When repeat visitors are asked why they keep coming back year after year they say: 'it is the warmth and friendliness of the people'.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday villa on Bonaire, Caribbean

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Peak Season '14/'15
13 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015
14 night minimum stay
$29,680
for 14 nights
$16,840
 
 
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5 night minimum stay
$9,930
for 5 nights
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$1,186
$12,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

3 till 7 guest add/week $1,600
8 till 12 guest add/week $2,400
Notes - 50% of weekly rent within 14 days after booking
- Remaning 50% of weekly rent + 15% Service Costs + Bonaire Tourist Tax (US$ 5.50,- pp/day) 45 days before your arrival with us.
- Payment via Bank Transfer, or Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard)
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa on Bonaire on Caribbean

Property Type:
  • villa
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 m²
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • beach
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Romantic
General:
  • Living Room
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Water Cooler
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
Kitchen:
  • Hob
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Outdoor Shower , Plus a wonderful outside shower under the palmtrees !
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The villa offers one spectacular master bedroom with a walk-in closet and all-glass shower. On the upper level you will find 3 regular bedrooms with one large bathroom. On the lower level you will find 1 apartment with bathroom and 1 smaller studio with bathroom and a small kitchenette. The gym is situated on the lower level.
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Small Cooler
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 10 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • theme parks
  • bay
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkelling
  • equestrian events
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes:
Please, no smoking in the villa. Many outdoor area's where smoking of course is okay. The private pool is jet-streamed
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