We stayed in this condo over the Christmas holiday and found the location to be ideal for a quiet and relaxing vacation. There was plenty of room for the three of us and the views from the balcony were beautiful, especially during the evening sunsets. This was our first trip to Curacao and had a little challenge finding the location in the dark. We contacted the owner Bertha and she was very helpful in guiding us to the condo. The location of the condo is within a short driving distance to dining, grocery shopping, downtown and beaches. The owners Paul and Bertha were extremely helpful in answering any questions we had about finding dining and shopping in the local area. During the booking process, Paul was quick to respond to my questions and made the process very easy. The next time we are in Curacao, we will definitely stay in this condo.
This property is absolutely wonderful. Beautiful, spacious, very well kept and with a breathtaking view. It's located inside a gated community in the quite and nice Piscadera neighborhood. It is perfect for a family of 4.
Close to the beach and only a short driving distance from town and other amenities.
The owners were excellent to deal with and every thing came out accordingly to what they said. Would recommend this property to anyone interest in a pleasant vacation.
We had an outstanding time at Royal Palm! The apartment was immaculate, modern, and well stocked for guests. Paul and Bertha were amazing hosts - so friendly and helpful, they made us feel at home. We loved the stunning terrace view, the pool (we had it to ourselves most days), and the location so convenient to Willemstad, which we visited several days. Had a delicious dinner on beach at Pirates Bay, so very close! We would highly recommend this vacation rental, a great value - and a perfect base to visit all Curacao has to offer!
This is a modern and spatious apartment with a big living-room and two big bedrooms. There are three bathrooms with showers in two of them and, finally, a big balcony with sea view.
Everything is in top shape and very clean.
The location was great for us, since we spent most of our days on beaches in the northwest part of the island.
Perfect is a strong word, but when everything is as it should be it is proper to use it.
Paul and Bertha offer the best holiday apartment I have ever seen.
Looking for a wonderful location with family or friends, then this is your place. This condo is located in a very secure complex with security round the clock. Betha and Paul Spietz were beyond fabulous, they went beyond any of our expectations. The condo is located about a 5 min walk to the beach. The condo complex is right behind the World Trade Centre. If you walk out of the complex the turn left you can walk or jog along the waterfront almost to the city centre. If you do want to walk to the City you need to turn left at the end of the waterfront path and walk to the street, turn right and you will be in the centre of the city. This walk takes approximately 45 min but it is a wonderful walk if you do it in the morning as after 10am it gets pretty hot. The harbour front is amazing and we sat there one night until 11pm and watched the ocean liners and cruise ships leave port. The waterfront restaurants are open until after 11pm. It's a wonderful way to spend an evening. Back to the condo, if you walk out of the complex and turn right, keep walking for about 10 min straight down the road past the Marriott and the Hilton, then turn left down the first street past the Hilton, walk down to the water and there are 2 restaurants. One, Pirates Bay has a very nice beach. You can rent a lounge chair and sit all day by the beach. In the evening they put out tables and chairs on the beach and you can have dinner. The vegetarian pasta is very good. The fish of the day is also good. The other restaurants is the Harbourfront, don's miss it. This place is a large deck over water. Out opinion is that we enjoyed this place better. The snapper is delicious!!! They also have cabanas, I think thats what they are called, lounge beds that are available for use during the day. They do not have a beach, however there are steps and you are able to swim. We did and just swam over to Pirate Bay beach. Back to the condo, it is very large, beautiful large balcony with a table and 4 chairs, also a love seat and 2 chairs to sit on and watch the sun go down or watch all the ships in the ocean. Great view and place to enjoy your evening drink. The condo itself ia an open concept, a very workable kitchen with lots of room, table with 4 chairs for meals and 2 couches in the living room with TV. There are 2 large bedrooms each with their own bathroom plus a powder room separating the bedrooms. Their is also use of washing machine and dryer. The kitchen also has a dishwasher. The kitchen is well equipped, we lacked for nothing. The only thing we found missing was a clock however when on holidays who cares what time it is. There is not a store or supermarket within walking distance. However, Bertha and Paul went beyond what was expected and drove us to a store to get the necessities for our start to a wonderful vacation. This being said, if you walk out of the complex and turn right and walk to the corner of the trade centre you will see the bus sign. If you stand on the right side of the street local buses come along contantly and will take you to the city centre bus station for 2.50 guilders. If you cross the street and stand on the other side at the bus station (right across from the Marriott) the local bus will drop you off the the Centrum and you can do your grocery shopping. Of note, the local bus will bring you back to the entrance of the Royal Palm Resort. Back to the bus station in the City Centre. If you get a bus schedule you can take a bus to Westpunt. We did that and also took another bus to Playa Groot Knip. The nicest beaches are at this end of the Island, well worth going to. In conclusion, I can only tell you that this Condo was beautiful, great views, lacked nothing and was in a fabulous location. The local buses are very easy to use and everyone speaks English. You don't need to look further, this place is great value and Bertha and Paul were great and extremely helpful, thanks Bertha and Paul, we will see you again!!!!
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