Caribbean Islands Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Caribbean Islands activity »
  1. 1 AOL@ Password Reset CONTACT ☎1 800:681:7208 AOL Tec@h SUPPORT
  2. 2 CHARTER@ Password Reset CONTACT ☎ 1:800:681:7208 Tech $UPP0RT CARE
  3. 3 Seeking a boutique/intimate Caribbean honeymoon in March 2018
  4. 4 Upcoming Cuba trip- 12 days
  5. 5 Two Highly Recommended Tour Companies for Travel to Cuba
  6. 6 Best weather/where to travel early November?!
  7. 7 Changes to travel US-Cuba
  8. 8 No Mold - Family Friendly Place to Stay?
  9. 9 Girls' trip, after Anguilla
  10. 10 Grace Bay-where to stay
  11. 11 what island to go to Feb 2018)
  12. 12 Hiking in St. John
  13. 13 Reefs vs Fairmont Southampton?
  14. 14 Where to go - March/April 2018?
  15. 15 Honeymoon in October/November! Help!
  16. 16 Antigua or St. John Honeymoon Dec.
  17. 17 Snorkeling trip ideas
  18. 18 Where in DR?
  19. 19 Honeymoon
  20. 20 Cuba - all inclusive suggestion
  21. 21 Curacao times 2
  22. 22 Help us choose a caribbean location!
  23. 23 Barbados
  24. 24 Puerto Rico Itinerary help
  25. 25 Young Couple Looking for a beach/villa/nightlife
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Renting a villa in Bonaire

Just wanted to share our recent experience with renting a villa on Bonaire. We rented a place called Cas Chogogo from Bonaire Oceanfront Villas and had a miserable time. Although the villa was advertised as having a/c in the bedrooms, neither of them worked properly. The living room was like a sauna, it was so hot (even with the windows open). And Bonaire Oceanfront Villas provided absolutely no customer service. We ended up having to stay somewhere else and just losing all that money.

We learned the hard way that regular travel insurance does not cover rental properties, so it is definitely worth the extra cost to get Renter's Insurance if you're considering renting a villa. Just don't rent through Bonaire Oceanfront Villas as they will say anything to make a sale then abandon you once they've received payment.

If you are going to rent a villa, also have a back up plan. We didn't know where any of the hotels on the island were, this being our first trip. Driving around Bonaire at 5pm on a Saturday w/o a place to stay is not a great way to start a vacation. Luckily for us, I remembered reading about Harbour Village and we found someone to give us directions. When we got to HV and told them our tale of woe with the villa, the staff really went out of their way to make sure we had a great experience at HV.

No Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement