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Oceanfront, Private Pool, Stunning Views - Villa Seashell

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 4,850 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Watch Dolphins, Turtles, and Tropical Fish from your Back Yard!

VILLA SEASHELL ~ Our oceanfront home is located in the gated resort of Coral Estate (24/7 security) on the west side of Curacao. It is the perfect place to stay with family and friends and enjoy the blue Caribbean sea, the warm sunny days and the starry nights.

The closest beach, with crystal-clear, warm, calm blue water, is only 200 yards from your doorstep (2 minutes drive or very short walk). It is perfect for diving, snorkelling, swimming, lounging, and tanning.

Here you also find the fine dine and lounge restaurant Karakter and a friendly dive school that besides offering PADI courses, also arranges boat tours and kayak rental.

THE EXTERIOR ~ the true key to our property is its West-facing position, and the absolutely amazing and huge back porch, and charming lower viewing thatched-roof cabana. It offers 8+ lounge seating, shade, a continuous sea breeze, the relaxing sound of waves, and a wide view of the ocean. There is always something to see: small fishermen boats, large cruise ships, pelicans, turtles, and because of the crystal clear water lots of tropical fish.

From the yard, you can walk to the deck above the Caribbean Sea. Here you can catch your own fish and enjoy the sunset.

The pool with a tiled sundeck and lounge chairs is an additional factor to enjoy...perfect for a dip when heading to the beach or out for a snorkel doesn't match your energy level.

THE INTERIOR ~Villa Seashell has an open floor plan with a living room, dining room, and a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen. Windows and shutters surround the villa and give panoramic views of the sea.

Since this used to be our primary home, our villa is not the typical vacation rental; it is filled with high-quality furniture, luxurious amenities, and architectural details.

Villa Seashell comprises 4 bedrooms all with en-suite full bathrooms. The two bedrooms on the first floor have two single beds, and the two bedrooms on the second floor both have a king size bed and entrance to a private terrace overlooking the Caribbean Sea. All bedrooms have air-conditioning and screens.

Give yourself the vacation you truly deserve by booking this amazing villa today!

More Details

Owner
Linda Lou Huiskes
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, Dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Linda Lou Huiskes

Hi, my name is Linda Lou Huiskes, I am the owner of Villa Seashell in Curacao.

Nothing is more rewarding than hosting families for their vacation of a lifetime. It is fantastic to see how our guests feel quickly at home and appreciate the attention we put into everything here. We are very often graced with fun and dynamic guests that make hosting Villa Seashell a great new experience each day.

Our family of four lives in Aruba. Your contact, Linda Lou, works as an artisan making beautiful jewelry and wall decorations from the treasures of the ocean. As the name implies, a lot of Linda Lou’s art can be found back at Villa Seashell.

We enjoy renting vacation homes ourselves. Our favorite destinations are the United States, Italy, and France. We’re avid snorkelers and mountain bikers.

Linda Lou Huiskes purchased this villa in 2008

Why Linda Lou Huiskes chose Caribbean

Our family has always loved the tropics. We would travel the Caribbean to escape the cold Dutch winters. We felt in love Curacao; it has the best of both worlds, Caribbean with a Dutch flavor. The beautiful, warm, friendly people enticed us to make this place our home. We found this unique oceanfront villa with its breathtaking panoramic views five years ago and completely rebuilt it.

Besides going to one of the beautiful beaches, we like to venture out into the countryside and explore the rolling hills topped by plantation houses built more than three centuries ago, or visit the north coast, with its raw beauty.

On the northern side of the island, the rough sea has been smashing against the rocky coastline for centuries and has carved caves and little inlets into the rock. It is great to walk over the massive volcanic rocks and observe the wildlife, listen to the wind, and climb down into the caves to observe the waves crashing against its walls.

We also like to visit Willemstad, which is only a 20-minute drive. It has attractive stores, exquisite restaurants and rich architecture that tells a tale of its history.

Hato International Airport connects the island with the rest of the world, with direct daily flights to Europe, the United States and South America.

What makes this villa unique

Our villa is not the typical vacation rental. It used to be our primary home, filled with high-quality furniture, luxurious amenities and architectural details.

The location of the villa is very unique; anyone going there just falls in love with it. The views of the ocean are breathtaking at all times of the year. Star-filled nights or a full moon shining across the ocean and lighting the pool for a night swim make this place a unique vacation spot.

The place we like best at Villa Seashell is the very large gazebo at the border of the ocean, with its 10-person lounge set, hammocks and dining table; and the wooden deck above the ocean where you can catch your own fish and enjoy the sunset.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in the Curaçao in the World

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Guest half bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , Beautiful bedroom in a tower with a very high ceiling
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Beautiful bedroom in a tower with a very high ceiling.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bedroom on the first floor.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Bedroom at the first floor.
  • Four air-conditioned bedrooms, two king size beds, and four single beds that can be pushed together. Closets in each bedroom provide plentiful storage for clothes and suitcases. All four bedrooms have their own private bathroom, which include sink, mirror, linen closets, wall-hung toilet, and oversized shower.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews
5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

This house is a very comfortable, relaxing place to stay. The neighborhood is safe and quiet. There is a very nice beach and two beach bars for the community within walking distance. The beach bars both sell great food for lunch and dinner. One also sells breakfast. The home has all the needed amenities including kitchen appliances. Has a great view of the ocean. Would gladly stay again. The owner is very fair to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible Tropical Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I can't imagine a better location for an exotic getaway. Can you imagine afternoons spent on a glorious deck overlooking the sparkling blue waters of the sea? Or taking a swim with the same view? Not only is this house perfectly located, the owner is so helpful, and knew just what we were looking for. She has lived in the US, so she understood the American vacationer. Her communication was A++. And her tips for places to do, see and eat helped us make our vacation even better. We felt very safe in Coral Estates - it's a beautiful area and has great views. It was only a short walk to great snorkeling and kayaking. We even swam with turtles! I would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome 10 days at the beautiful Villa Seashell

  • 5 of 5

Four adults stayed at the Villa Seashell November 25 – December 4 2016 it was awesome! I have rented places in Coral Estates many times over the last 7 years and have been going to Curacao for over 18 years. This was far and away the best house we have ever rented, it was huge and really clean! The pool was outstanding, clean, and very large. The patio was perfect to have dinners or morning coffee on. We cooked almost all of our breakfasts and dinners at the Villa, it had everything we needed. The bedrooms were large and comfortable, each bedroom has its own bathroom & shower. We did fish and caught a few grunts, but felt bad the next day when we went scuba diving, they are so much more beautiful in the water. We walked to Karakter the restaurant, it is really nice to spend the evening or the day there. The night dive off the pier was fantastic and Dive Republic staff was really helpful getting us tanks and weights.

When you decide to rent the first and most important thing you will notice is how great Linda Lou is at communicating, she responds so quickly. Her property manager Petra was extremely friendly and helpful. Linda Lou will ask for feedback and really makes an effort to ensure her guests have the best experience!

You will not be disappointed if you rent this Villa, it’s beautiful like the island of Curacao! If you have specific questions please feel free to contact me at davidkrysinski@gmail.com . https://youtu.be/bpca1XH43Q0

  • Review Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property!!!

  • 5 of 5

Villa Sea Shell was a great experience. Property was exactly as advertised. In addition to the great property Linda Lou went more than the extra mile to provide us with very helpful information about restaurants, shopping, car rentals and many island activities. We were on the island for a family wedding and had teenagers and young children with us as well and they enjoyed it as well. We would definitely recommend this property to our friends as well as other travelers.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous Property.

  • 5 of 5

Setting is Ideal. The house, patio and pool are all perfect. All the bedrooms have AC available. We are SCUBA divers and the DiversRepublic just around the corner has excellent access to shore diving. Boat diving is limited to 2 days per week but was not available on our trip due to Hurricane Matthew. Customer service is excellent. The owner is available by email for questions. There is a local property manager who is available 24/7. Absolutely would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Villa Seashell! Our family of 7 had plenty of space. Linda was very helpful and an excellent communicator. Her recommendations were excellent. We enjoyed the close by beaches and eating at Karakter. The sea breeze and view of the ocean are delightful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Historic Area of Willemstad
Gouverneur de Rouville
Queen Emma Bridge
Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue
Renaissance Mall & Rif Fort
Restaurant Fishalicious
Karakter
Sol Food
Christoffel National Park
Shete Boka National Park
trio penotti
Daaibooi Beach Bar
Playa Porto Marie
Cas Abao Beach
Playa Santa Cruz
Playa Lagun
Playa Jeremi
Grote Knip
De Buurvrouw Eetcafe
Landhuis Daniel Country Inn and Restaurant
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Hato airport
Nearest Barpub
0.12 Miles
Karakter lounge bar & restaurant
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Blue Bay Golf
Nearest Restaurant
0.12 Miles
Karakter lounge bar & restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.12 Miles
Coral Estate beach
Car: recommended

We differentiate ourselves from other vacation rentals in the area by providing our guests with excellent information on restaurants, things to do, hiking & biking trails, water sports and other activities. Should you have any upfront questions on this, just let us know.

Anyone that inquires receives a 65 pages CURACAO VACATION GUIDE, with information on:

- Restaurants

- Beaches

- Curacao's underwater world

- Activities

- Attractions

- Guided tours

- Willemstad

- Sightseeing

- Museums

- Shopping

- Nightlife & Entertainment

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in the Curaçao, World

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Holiday Season
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,924
for 7 nights
From
£418
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,364
for 4 nights
From
£341
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £403.91
Tax Rate 7.0%

** If paying by Homeaway Payment System the payment is to be made in Euros based on the USD equivalent**
** If paying by PayPal, payment is to be made in US Dollars**
** End cleaning is included in the rental rate. Add $189.00 USD fee per WEEK for midweek cleaning along with towel change.
** Base rate based on 4 PEOPLE. Additional cost of $30/night per person.
** Rate excludes 7% rental tax.
** We do not take any reservations more than a year ahead of time.
** NO PETS **

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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