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The Palm Casita, one of the two Casitas in a lovely resort, Bubali Garden Homes

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

The Palm Casita has two large bedrooms and one bathroom. Bubali Garden Homes has a beautiful swimming pool with a nice lounge spot. The property provides a beautiful, lush garden with a palm tree gallery, mango trees, passion fruits and cherry trees.

We are located in a quiet area just 1 mile away from Eagle beach. Bubali Garden Homes is ideally located on the island.

The Palm casita and the Mango casita are build on a large lot. You can rent the casitas together or separately.

Kiki Hoeffnagel and Frans Versteeg
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 12, 2018

About Kiki Hoeffnagel and Frans Versteeg

I was born on Aruba and after living in the Netherlands, where I met my husband Frans, we returned to Aruba

Kiki Hoeffnagel and Frans Versteeg purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Kiki Hoeffnagel and Frans Versteeg chose Bubali

The accommodation is situated in a green landscape; when you enter the area you feel a relaxing quiteness. The natural fresh sensation that the palm trees gallery provides, is what makes this place so unique.

The casitas are wonderful for a family or couples looking for a nice and good priced place to stay with a great location!

What makes this cottage unique

We are located in a quiet area but yet all the things you would like to do and see are ver close nearby!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our first holidays in the Caribbean and we had a great time there thanks to our hosts Kiki and Frans at the Mango Casita.

We had a warm welcome from our hosts and settled very well in this spacious villa and nice pool and garden (a lot of fresh mangos from this garden offered by our hosts).

It's an ideal location close to food shops (2 supermarkets nearby), and Eagle beach is a 5 min drive (we recommend strongly to get a car - we never planned to get one but to discover the island, you have to get a car - rental companies are nearby if necessary and our hosts helped us with this).

It's also a short drive from the "strip" where restaurants are, we had a lot of recommandations from our hosts where to eat and go which was very helpfull.

Overall, it has been a great experience enhanced by our welcoming hosts and the beautiful villa we were in.
May 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Bubali

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Hot water shower
  • The Palm Casita has one renovated bathroom and a hot shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • The Palm Casita has two bedrooms, one bedroom with a king size bed and ond bedroom withe two twin beds.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We provide beach chairs, beach towels and a cooler for free


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The Palm Casita, one of the two Casitas in a lovely resort, Bubali Garden Homes
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Family of 4 includes 2 kids. We enjoyed our stay in this perfectly located home. Mins from grocery store, mins away from Eagle beach, 10 mins away from main strip and palm beach. What was great was having the owners on site always there to give advise and recommendations.

House was very clean and had everything you need to make you vacation a relaxing one. The pool in the back was nice to have a quick dip in the afternoon or late evening.

Would definitely come back and stay here.

You do need a car to explore this great island.

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe, thank you very much for your nice review and we are happy you enjoyed your stay in The Palm Casita. If you come back to Aruba, it would be lovely to welcome you as our guests again! Kind regards, Kiki and Frans
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We`ve stayed 10 days in February. Frans & Kiki were great, very helpful when needed. Excellent location, very close to everything, beaches 5 min drive, SuperStore 2 min drive. The house is very clean and very spacious. Pool is great for the evenings. Need a car to go around the island.

  • Submitted: 3-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your review! We hope to welcome you again as our guests next year. We really enjoyed your company. Kind regards, Kiki and Frans
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The Netherlands

Great location for a lovely holiday!

  • 5 of 5

In August 2016 we've stayed in the Palm Casita at Bubali Garden Homes for a week. The reception by the owners (Kiki & Frans) was great, they're very friendly. The house is clean and very spacious for four people, it has everything you need. Beside this, they have a BBQ which you can use. There's a nice pool (that lights up in the evening) in the backyard that you share with the people in the other casita. Both casitas have their own terraces which you don't share. The house we had, had even two terraces which was perfect because we could choose to sit in the sun or in the shade.

Kiki and Frans are great people who are always there to help you with whatever you want or need and they even brought us a few times to the beach when we didn't have a car yet.

We highly recommend this place!

  • Submitted: 6-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Torrington,Ct USA

Recommend to anyone

  • 5 of 5

We were fortunate to spend five weeks at this resort. We found it to be very convent as far as location. Supermarkets very close by and the beach was only a few blocks away. The resort offered everything to make your stay a pleasant one. Would defiantly rent again if we have the opertunity to return. The owners were a pleasure to deal with.Would recommend it to any friend or family headed to Aruba. I would recommend having a car as other things are a ways away. Taxi's are available!

  • Submitted: 3-Mar-2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks L & L, we sure did enjoyed your company and all the good times we shared. We would love to see you again! Kiki and Frans
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Saint-Martin FWI

Wonderfull week in a wonderfull house

  • 5 of 5

We spend a wonderfull week in a wonderfull house. Kiki and Frans are welcoming hosts, always ready to help us if we need something.

The house is very clean with all necessities.

We enjoy the garden with the swimming pool, it's à quiet and great place close to beaches and supermarket.

We had enjoy ouf stay.

  • Submitted: 24-Nov-2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

This was my wife and I's first visit to Aruba. Frans and Kiki were quick to respond to my emails before our trip to answer any questions I had. Upon arrival, they warmly greeted us at the gate and showed us around the property and the house. The Palm Casita fit every requirement we could ask for. Location was less than five minutes from Eagle Beach and less than ten to Arashi, beach which they personally recommend. There are two large grocery stores less than a minute away. The house was well equipped with all cookware, hairdryer, lots of extra towels, AC in each bedroom, plus hot water in the shower. Beach chairs, umbrella, and a cooler was also available. The pool was a welcome retreat from the afternoon heat or for a late night dip. The property is in a quiet area and very private. Frans and Kiki live next door and were always available if we needed anything and were more than happy to share island tips or give suggestions. We can not thank them enough for the hospitality they shared and the lovely rental they provided!

  • Submitted: 28-Oct-2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Reina Beatrix Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Passions on the Beach bar
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Divi Village Golf and Beach Resort
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Quinta del Carmen
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Eagle beach
Car: necessary

Electrical bikes for rent


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Bubali

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low season
Apr 9 2018 - Dec 19 2018
7 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 20 2018 - Jan 4 2019
7 night minimum stay
Holiday season
Jan 5 2019 - Feb 22 2019
7 night minimum stay
Feb 23 2019 - Mar 6 2019
7 night minimum stay
Holiday season
Mar 7 2019 - Apr 17 2019
7 night minimum stay
Easter holiday
Apr 18 2019 - Apr 29 2019
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$306.07
Final cleaning costs C$107.12
Cleaning fee C$107.12

Owner's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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