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Make This Your Best Trip Ever! Spacious House, Private Pool, Walk to Palm Beach!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms + we do have 1 comfy roll away bed also, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-8)

A R U B A The most Magical place on Earth!

Make This Your Best Trip Ever!! Big House, Private Pool, Walk to Palm Beach! Thank Goodness Aruba is Out of the Hurricane Belt So No Worries! The weather is almost always Perfect sunshine with No Humidity!

Come back to Aruba or visit for the first time - you will love it!

Aruba offers perfect weather with sunny, breezy, carefree days!

This private vacation home on the island of Aruba is located in the safe, quiet, upscale neighborhood of Salina Cerca and a moments’ walk from Palm Beach. Our villa can sleep up to Eight with 3 bedrooms - each with a flat screen TV, 2 bathrooms, air conditioning, brand new large size washer and dryer, cable tv and FREE wi-fi! The spacious air conditioned living room has a large flat screen TV and leads into the dining room, that seats eight comfortably, and kitchen that share an open floor plan. Outside the back doors open to a large covered patio bbq grill and private pool! Our home is only 2 blocks from the Marriott Hotel and Palm Beach which just ranked #3 as the worlds most Beautiful Beach! If you have never rented a home before Try it!! For Less then a price of a small room you can actually have your own Big beautiful house, Private pool, Large Shaded patio with BBQ grill & landscaped garden and if you really want to go all out we can supply a full time pool boy (see below) ha ha!

We lived in Aruba for many years and can help you plan your Aruba vacation from start to finish. We would like to welcome you to our Paradise in Aruba!

Relaxing by your own private pool!! Just steps away from your own big private house! Across the street from the Marriott and Ritz Carlton! Palm beach is within walking Distance and eagle Beach and Arashi Beach (my favorite) are about 4 min away. We bought the house because of the location it is the best spot ever! its so peaceful and next to everything! on a quiet dead end side street! When I get to go with my family my husband always says:

'Why are we going back to NY?' I lived in Aruba before & want to go back but our daughters are in school & my husband has a job and my family is here in NY so it would be hard to go now. My son went to school in Aruba and he had to speak Dutch and Papiamento Spanish and English! My daughters would really have a hard time learning different languages now! My son started as a baby when it is so much easier to learn. So for now our gorgeous house on the spectacular island of Aruba is shared with families from Around the world! Please enjoy it! Come stay there you will Love it! And I will make sure you have a wonderful time and will help you plan everything!!! I also have a wonderful lady that will come to the house and Babysit the kids while you go to dinner or the casino or for a late night walk on the beach Alone ;) (amazing info. for couples with little kids)

Keywords: villa, private pool, walk to beach,3 bedroom,2 bathrooms, private home,sleeps 8, fully air conditioned, safe, clean, spacious, new washer/dryer, Big open kitchen with new dishwasher! cable tv, free wifi, landscaped, perfect location great price! Much better value than a small room!

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish, Dutch
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Marie

Hi my name is Marie I am lucky to have an awesome husband who is a native Aruban! Our son (in the profile pic) was born in Aruba and currently models in NYC and around the world - he can be included for an extra fee - pool boy, lotion boy, what have you?? (lol) Our daughters, are both in school and driving us crazy (like kids will). My husband and I met in Aruba and were fortunate to have owned a great watersports business on Eagle Beach. Business was amazing – we were able to work on the beach together, in our swimwear and maintained year-round tans. What a life! Although we now reside in NY and my husband has traded the white sand for the white snow! We decided that our dream was to retire and return to Aruba. We bought this house in a great neighborhood that we hope will make you feel as at home as we do. Fortunately, we have had many delightful families enjoying our home and the amenities that we are proud to offer. Since Frans and I both have lived on the island, we are available to assist you in planning an incredible family vacation, romantic getaway, or even honeymoon. Our knowledge of the island is enhanced by the many friends and connections we maintain. We can assure you that you will be well-guided and treated with excellence. We will even share the best kept 'secrets' of the island that only the locals know. Whether you want to hang with locals and feel a like a true Aruban, enjoy complete privacy and intimacy, or explore the adventure of the island with your children, then we can be your tour guides! Share our home, our history, and add to the legacy of which we are so proud. We love Aruba and know you will too! We look forward to hearing from you and assisting you in planning the vacation of a lifetime! Warmest regards, Marie and Frans

Marie purchased this villa in 2011

Why Marie chose Noord

Our home is close to all the beautiful beaches, fine dining, casinos, movies, and water sports etc... Oh and Aruba is out of the Hurricane belt (thank goodness)

We can assist with picking restaurants and navigating you around the island so you can enjoy the true Arubian experience!!! We can guide you to places tourists never find! Our rates are negotiable if staying longer than a week.

What makes this villa unique

You can walk to The Palm Beach area which is dotted with an eclectic menu of delicious ethnic and international fare. The mall Paseo Harencia entertains shoppers with liquid fireworks, synchronized swimmers, Carnaval shows, live music and six movie theatres while they explore the eclectic roster of fifty retail stores and seven restaurants. Also the Palm Beach Plaza is an impressive new multi-level shopping Mall with ample ground level parking located in the high-rise area, one block from the Holiday Inn Aruba. The largest mall in the southern Caribbean, Palm Beach Plaza is an all-day family entertainment center with prestigious retailers, an eight-screen movie theatre Mega Plex, post office, mini-market, restaurants and food court. The children's entertainment floor features a kiddie-train, rock climbing wall, bowling alley, electronic game zone, thrilling cable slide & indoor supervised playroom.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bakval in Noord

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 1 King size bed in the Master bedroom, 1 Queen size Bed in the middle bedroom, 2 Double Beds in the third bedroom, we also have a twin size comfy roll away if needed!
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
if you are a smoker Please Only smoke outside The house is smoke Free ;)


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

Make This Your Best Trip Ever! Spacious House, Private Pool, Walk to Palm Beach!
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Paradise Found!

  • 5 of 5

My now husband and I went to Aruba for the first time 4 years ago. We returned two years ago and my then boyfriend proposed in the place that we both love so much. When it came time to start planning our wedding, a destination wedding has always been a dream. Aruba, we both knew, was the place we wanted to be married. Instead of going to the hotels, we wanted a place where our close family and friends could stay with us and just enjoy and celebrate in this special time. I began looking on VRBO and found Marie’s house. Just by looking at the pictures I was in love. I contacted Marie immediately as we were looking to stay near the hotels and by the description I knew this would be the right place. I did send other inquiries out as well but did not receive the genuine and quick response like I did from Marie. She helped me plan EVERY detail of not only my trip, but guided me with all the wedding details as well. She put me in contact with a wedding planner who helped with the ceremony piece of our wedding. Marie then helped me with the reception. She called various restaurants to get menu and pricing details, then spoke with me on the phone for many hours to review the information. When we came to a decision, Marie called the restaurant to make our reservations and set up all the necessary details that we had discussed. She helped relieve so much of the stress of planning a destination wedding! Marie also generously helped with making our hair appointments for the day of as well as finding us a wonderful photographer. I don’t think our wedding would have been such a success if it wasn’t for her guidance and help. Marie also helped get my family and friends homes to stay in around her house. When we arrived in Aruba, Marie had the buses waiting for us to bring us to the homes where we were staying. We arrived at Marie’s house and we were ecstatic. The house was spotless and had everything that was listed as amenities. We had plenty of room for the 6 of us staying at the house. The grounds and pool are just fantastic. We had a dream wedding weekend. All of our plans were set out for us, including dinners and activities before we arrived! I would recommend this home to anyone looking for a spectacular Aruba experience. The location, home itself and owner go above and beyond your wildest dreams!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gangelt, Germany

Great Location/Great Owner

  • 5 of 5

Not only is this house in a great location (just a across from the Marriott's & Ritz), but because it is off the main drag you enjoy the seclusion of a private house with a pool without the crowds of tourists if that is not your thing. However, if your thing is the crowds and being in the direct mix of all the hustle and bustle of the tourists, its just a quick walk around the corner and you are right on the sands of Palm Beach amongst all the high rise resorts. If the location is not enough, Marie is simply amazing to work with. My son and I were traveling in from Europe and my family members were traveling in from several locations in the US, I provided Marie with a list of things we would like to do during our week on the island and she set everything up (from paddle boarding to skydiving). Marie knows the island after having lived there herself and running a water sports business, so she knows who to pair you up with to ensure you have the most enjoyable experience. For our paddle boarding adventure, I would have most likely booked with an outfit on Palm Beach (merely because I was getting all my info from Trip Advisor and the internet)... but Marie set up our lesson with a trusted outfit, who picked us up at the house, took us to beautiful tranquil waters, and not only taught us how to paddle board properly (I almost made it the entire 3 hour exclusion without falling at all ... but towards the end I did tumble into the waters surprisingly trying to get off my board), our guide provided us with some history of the island and ensured we had an amazing experience. Additionally Marie provided us with a transfer to and from the airport (and found us a very reasonably priced rental car ... not brand new, but we were there to experience island life, not a "best" car competition). Beyond all the reservations and touring arrangements, she suggested amazing restaurants to dine at, and sites to see which were not on my list.

The house was great, for 6 of us (my parents, sister, 17 year-old son, nephew and myself). The layout of the house worked perfectly for us, as my son and I were able to share the room with 2 queen beds, my sister had her own room, my parents had the master suite and my nephew had the twin bed. The living room/dinning room/kitchen is an open floor concept, the dinning table on the veranda is great for lunch and dinner. The pool was perfect size for our needs, some water aerobics, light swimming and splashing and sunbathing.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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United States

close to everything

  • 5 of 5

This house is across the street from the Marriott hotel and close to the beaches. We drove to the beaches because it was nice to be able to experience all the different beaches in the area. We went in March and there was no traffic, no crowds and plenty of room to sit and enjoy. The house had three bedroom two baths a large gathering area and beautiful pool. Marie the owner helped us with restaurant reservations, tour reservations and horse back riding plans. We could text her for directions or advice and she responded immediately. There is no hot water in the shower but after a long day out or on the beach it was perfect. We would definitely return here in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Appomattox, Virginia/US

Home Away From Home In Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I was greeted at the airport by Rino (care taker of Marie's house) great trustworthy man that keeps things running smoothly between house and guests, Marie's right hand guy! He brought me to this beautiful house, I quickly changed and went to the pool... It was a bath tub...I looked around and said, "I'm in paradise!" And I felt that everyday I was there!!! The house is beautiful, clean and spacious!! The location is exactly what I like, not on top of everything yet close enough. I ate at Pam Pam (yum yum) lol, and the Belgium House!! Wow, the food was fabulous! Drooling remembering the Italian coffee!

I'm saving up for next year!! I can't wait to go again!!!!

Marie is the friendliest person to deal with and knows Aruba better than I know my own town!!

This rental house was my 'home' away from home...all the comforts yet in paradise.

PS I went home with a rescue dog!!! She's my Aruba special...may have to bring another one home next time!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5 stars!

  • 5 of 5

I am going to start by saying that I am writing a detailed review because I really understand how incredibly helpful they are! My family and I decided to take our 4th trip to Aruba in April (yes a little delayed on the review). We have traveled a lot all our lives and Aruba has been one of our favorite places to go to. For this trip, there were 6 of us and to get two or three rooms at one of the hotels was just too much. So instead, we decided to look into renting a house. This was the first time using VRBO. I emailed a few listings to see the responses that I would get. The owner, Marie, of this property got back to me immediately! She is extremely helpful and made me feel comfortable right away. I explained my concerns and she assured me that she would help me every step of the way. Her and I kept in constant contact, she answered all my questions, helped me plan activities and even made our dinner reservations to get into the great restaurants! Our stay at the house was just as phenomenal as she is. The house was super clean with lots of space. It is in an ideal location right behind the Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton. It gives you your own private oasis while still being right where everything is. The pool is wonderful and was sparkling clean each day. We were able to take many night swims as well in our private backyard. The kitchen is great and spacious. You are so close to the grocery stores that we were able to make breakfast and lunch at home, as well as some dinners with the great Weber BBQ that is there. We just sat out on the back porch, ate and enjoyed the beautiful weather. I cannot say enough good things about our stay at this house. We are so glad that we found this property. We are already planning our vacation next year and will be absolutely staying here again. All around 5 stars!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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awesome place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I went from 1/20/14 to 1/27/14. We absolutely miss being in Aruba right now but have so many memories. We stayed at Marie's house which was fantastic because we didn't have to stay at a hotel. We are passed that. Her house is so close to everything including the main beaches. She set up for many things such as being picked up from the airport to be driven to the car rental place where that was set up as well to even making reservations for us for a couple of places to eat. Ah, places to eat.....we went to Passions on the Beach, which you can literally put your feet in the sand at a table and have your dinner by the sunset. It was on the pricy side but an adventure for sure. Another place I'd recommend is La Trattoria el Faro Blanco at the Lighthouse restaurant. It's a cool place to drive up to at night and the food is terrific. I'm Italian, so I am fussy about my Italian food!!! You do need a reservation though. We got a lot of recommendations from Reno(who is Marie's right hand man per se) and ate at a few "local" places. Peanuts is one, and Zeerover is another. I never tasted such different flavors at Peanuts and was amazed. At Zeerover's, they cook whatever they caught during the day(we had Barracuda and shrimp served with a delicious garlic sauce and plantains). Did I mention that the price was $13 and you get a lot of food? It was wonderful that we had a grill to BBQ because we did grill quite a bit by the beautiful pool and scenery provided to us. Sometimes I almost just wanted to eat at the house all the time because it was beautiful. I mentioned Reno...he was very helpful in setting us up with the cell phone there, going over things about the house, and suggesting places to go for eating and entertainment. We did attempt to go dancing but found that the places we went were geared more toward the "younger" crowd. I was disappointed with that because I love to dance. But we did end up going for a fantastic restaurant called Gianni's and had a tasty pizza at 1 in the morning.I have so much to say about Aruba...go everywhere and do everything!The house was so clean and had many amenities. Marie is the best planner and I would do it again!! By the way, SkyDive Aruba awaits you down the street. Yes I jumped 10,000 feet from a plane and saw Aruba like you never did. I'd do it again. Aruba is def "One Happy Island"!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing by your own private pool!!!!! steps away from your own big private house! Across the street from the Marriott and Ritz Carlton! Palm beach is within walking Distance and Eagle Beach and Arashi Beach (my favorite) are about 4 min away. We bought the house because of the location it is the best spot ever! its so peaceful and next to everything! on a quiet dead end side street! Please enjoy it Come stay here you will Love it! And I will make sure you have a wonderful time and will help you plan everything!!!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bakval, Aruba

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Tax and Cleaning are included in the nightly rate. Holiday rates are $500 a night for holidays.
Please contact owner for staying for less than a week.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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