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My name is Michel de Jong, I am from the Netherlands, but I already living in Aruba for 10 years. I love to do sports outside and enjoying the always beautiful weather here in Aruba.
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Loved this house, we spent 9 nights there. Property was exactly as described and even better! The outside area is spectacular and private it was a great spot to cool off after touring around the island. We loved the outdoor shower.The neighbourhood was very quite and a short drive from the high rise area. Kitchen was FULLY equipped with anything you could hope for, from a great fridge to an amazing blender. The Wifi worked great. Rooms and bathrooms were very good. We did not require much assistance but if we did Michel was more then willing to help. I text him a couple of times with some routine island questions and he responded immediately or arrived a few minutes later! Michel was an amazing host. We would not hesitate to return.
We had a wonderful 10 days at the Topaz villa! It is true to its listing and Michel was an excellent host. This was our first Airbnb experience, so we were slightly nervous, but everything worked out perfectly. The neighborhood is very quiet and only minutes to the high rise hotels and beautiful beaches. It suited our needs very well and we felt comfortable and safe. The kitchen gave us the option to prepare our own meals and the pool and private backyard was a treat. Most everything (stores and shops) were close by. We did have a rental car. Overall It was very affordable and we do hope to come back. hartelijk bedankt!
Michel greeted us promptly as we arrived. The home was just as it appeared in the photos and came with everything and more than listed in the details. Every little thing was thought of at this property. I know some may expect a lot when renting a home, but I have rented before on the island of Aruba and surely this rental has topped my previous on many ways. First off, Michel was extremely easy to reach and very helpful in absolutely anything we needed. The house was exceptionally clean and prepared in every way for our arrival. Everything you need is in the kitchen, the bathrooms and the bedrooms to make a pleasant experience. We walked (although many people in Aruba find us crazy!!) to the small grocery about 5 mins away and anything else we couldn't find there, we either got near the hotels or at the much larger superstore (which is just a few minute cab ride/drive away). I would absolutely recommend this home and Michel in general to anyone looking for a rental on the island. He has several listings so should have something for anyone. I go to Aruba often and it goes without saying that we all agreed we will definitely find ourselves back at this home on Aruba again in the very near future.
The reservation was canceled 26 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Michel fue un gran anfitrion, siempre pendiente de nuestros requerimientos. La casa cumplio con nuestras expectativas, las fotos son totalmente ajustadas a la realidad. El barrio es muy tranquilo y queda muy bien localizado a 10 minutos de la playa y la zona hotelara en un carro. El barrio es muy tranquilo y la vista trasera es espectacular.
Our stay in Aruba actually made more pleasant comfort of the house of Michel, and although the island has amazing beaches, comfort, tranquility and spaces designed for our break did the house became one of the principal axes of our walk.
The house has a very nice and according to neighborhood buildings tropical architecture, which incidentally is very quiet, safe and close to the largest and most beautiful beaches as well as area restaurants and supermarkets. On arrival everything was clean and we loved the house because it has everything one would need, in addition to taking back the pool, overlooking the desert surprised us every day with the sunsets, starry nights and delight local fauna and flora.
Michel, our host was very friendly and always responsive to our concerns and give us the house in excellent condition and was attentive to the reception house for our departure, as well as the concerns that arose in the days of our stay. We think there is a reliable and serious person in addition to pursuing your hosts feel comfortable.
Nuestra estadía en Aruba en realidad la hizo más agradable la confortabilidad de la casa de Michel, y aunque la isla tiene playas increíbles, el confort, tranquilidad y los espacios diseñados para nuestro descanso hicieron que la casa se convirtiera en uno de los ejes principales de nuestro paseo.
La casa tiene una arquitectura tropical muy bonita y de acuerdo a las construcciones del vecindario, que por cierto es muy tranquilo, seguro y cerca de las principales y más bellas playas, así como de la zona de restaurantes y supermercados. A nuestra llegada todo estaba limpio y la casa nos encantó porque cuenta con todo lo que uno puede necesitar, además de tener en la parte posterior la piscina, la vista hacia el desierto nos sorprendía día a día con los atardeceres, noches estrelladas y deleite de la fauna y flora local.
Michel, nuestro anfitrión fue muy amable y receptivo siempre a nuestras inquietudes y nos entrego la casa en excelentes condiciones y estuvo atento a la recepción de la casa para nuestra partida, así como de las inquietudes que surgieran en los días de nuestra estadía. Nos parece que es una persona confiable y seria, además de procurar que sus anfitriones se sintieran cómodos.
very good evrey thing !
Amazing place! We enjoyed every moment of trip and were very pleased with the property. It's definitely big enough for a full family. We ate nearly every meal at the outside dining area. The house is fully stocked--even had snorkel equipment. We rented a car for half the week but walked the last 3 days. It's maybe a mile to the beach by the Ritz and super close to a grocery store (Ting Wei).
The host was easy to reach and very accommodating for our Christmas Day arrival and New Year's Eve departure.
This has been one of our best experiences in Aruba. Your hospitality and kindness made us feel like we were at home. We definitely recommend this place for a relaxing vacation.
I enjoyed the house and the surroundings. Watching birds, morning walks, and the pool.
I am sure will check it for my next trip.