If you are looking for accommodations on the island of Aruba and are interested in something other than a large hotel or high rise hotel room, then this might just be something for you.

Meet North Shore Cottage Aruba, a cute as pie cottage-style vacation home, beautifully decorated with cottage-style beach house theme, loaded with amenities and extra benefits.

It is located on Aruba’s North Shore close to the Tierra del Sol Golf Course, the high rise hotel area, on the Northern tip of the island. For nature lovers and eco-vacation lovers, this is the place to stay on Aruba.

Loaded with amenities such as I-Pod station, cell phone, mountain bikes, snorkeling gear, beach chairs, 4WD electrical kids jeep (ages 4-7) and the list goes on and on.

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The Cottage

North Shore Cottage Aruba, a brand new cute as pie cottage-style vacation home, was built in 2007 and it has been a vacation rental since 2008. It has been home to guests from the Netherlands, Italy, Venezuela, Peru, Scotland, England and the United States so far.

It is cute small home with a well thought out lay-out, a relaxed beach house feel and beautiful cottage-style interior. Lots of amenities and extra benefits to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

It consists of one bedroom with a queen size bed, a living room, large and modern kitchen, bathroom with shower (hot and cold water) and a loft upstairs that has 2 single beds and a toddler bed. Extra roll-away bed and baby crib are available upon request.

Upstairs in the loft there’s also a desk with a high speed internet PC set-up with a webcam, MSN and also Skype for free/cheap international calling. Free wireless internet throughout and around the cottage, especially for those who do bring their laptop.

There’s cable TV with DVD player, cd player, radio, I-pod docking station, games, toys, and a collection of dvds, cds, books and magazines. For a complete list of all the goodies, check the “Amenities” page.

The kitchen
The kitchen is complete with a large full size fridge with freezer compartment, gas stove with 4 burners, gas oven, coffeemaker, toaster, blender, tosti-maker, juicer, all pots and pans, cooking utensils, dishes, glassware, silverware etc. Fresh herbs in the window sills for cooking.

The verandah has a pick nick table and a hammock. There’s a BBQ as well for those who like to grill.

There’s airconditioning in the bedroom as well as in the living room / loft and the building and windows are positioned in such a way that natural breezes gently flow through the rooms.

There’s a shed or storage garage next to the cottage that houses the washing machine, mountain bikes, snorkeling gear, beach chairs, 4WD kid’s jeep, kid’s toys etc.

All bath and bed linens are provided, including extra large plush and soft beach towels.

Amenities

Fully equipped kitchen; full size refrigerator/freezer, gas cook top, gas baking oven, microwave oven, coffeemaker, toaster, blender, tosti-maker, all cooking and baking utensils, cutlery, glassware, dinnerware and silverware, plasticware (also for kids)
Telephone (free local calls)
Free Unlimited High-speed wireless internet in and around cottage
Garmin GPS with Aruba Map
Apple TV
Cable TV (42 channels)
Laptop (FREE on request)
Radio
Alarm clock
I-Pod docking station / blue tooth speaker
Safe
Fire extinguisher & First Aid kit
Books & Magazines
Board-games
Children’s games and toys. Such as sand toys, puzzles, cars, play-doh, coloring sets, dolls, ring toss, pool floats, card games, backgammon, poker set, chessboard, paddle ball and much more…
Individually controlled air conditioning in bedroom
Individually controlled air conditioning in living room/loft (surcharge)
All bed linen, all bath linen, including extra large beach towels
Aloe Vera guest amenities by “Aruba Aloe”
Private BBQ
Hammock
Lightweight folding beach chairs (sitting)
Lightweight folding lounge chairs (full recline)
Beach umbrella
Cool box
Hot and cold water in shower
Hairdryer
Iron & Ironing board
Electrical 4WD jeep for kids ages 4-7
Snorkeling equipment
Body-boards
For younger guests: a wide selection of toys, baby crib, toddler bed, bed rails, bouncer, changing table, high chair, soft floor mat, playpen, car seats and beach-proof stroller
Washing machine & Dryer
Discount Card for Moomba Beach Club
Mountain bikes (on request)
Concierge Services

Where are we located?

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The cottage is uniquely located in pristine natural surroundings on Aruba’s North Shore on the Northern tip of the island.
It’s located right on the border of the residential area called “Seru Pela” on the West and Aruba’s newest protected natural area “Salt Spray Park” to the East. It is bordered on 3 sides by this protected natural area.
Everything surrounding the cottage is basically the back garden… it’s quite an extraordinary location… Pure nature. Fresh ocean breezes and the distant sound of the waves to go with it. No traffic. Safe. Just nature. Ideal location for an eco-style vacation.
Although it will absolutely feel like it, the normal world with all of it’s hustle and bustle isn’t that far away. Aruba’s high rise hotel area with it’s watersports, restaurants, shops, casinos, cinemas and entertainment is only about 3 car minutes away.
Wide open views of magnificent sunrises and sunsets. And of the Alto Vista Chapel to the South, the California Lighthouse and Tierra del Sol Golf course to the North. For nature lovers this location is utterly amazing.

This is great hiking and biking territory, and will do just as well for yoga and meditation. Doing nothing at all is also perfectly fine around here.
Several mountain biking trails take you through beautiful terrain with incredible views.
Since the cottage is located in the middle of nature, it is at times visited by wild donkeys who roam the North Shore. Lately there’s a group of 8 that are coming around every few weeks. When they are around they usually hang out for a few days.
The hotels are within 3-5 minutes driving, as are the Tierra del Sol Golf Course, the Boardwalk, watersports activities, most restaurants and casinos.
It’s about 10-15 minutes to the airport depending on traffic. About 7-10 minutes to get to the main supermarkets at Eagle/Punta Brabo and about 10 minutes to get into town.
Although these distances seem small, you do need a car when you are staying here. We can assist in making reservations for you, just let us know.

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Summer 2015
July 4 – August 23, 2015
155

Low Season B 2015
August 23 – November 21, 2015
115

Thanks Giving 2015
November 21 – 29, 2015
145

Low Season C 2015
November 29 – December 15, 2015
105

High Season C 2015
December 15 – 22, 2015
205

Christmas & New Year 2015
December 22, 2015 – January 3, 2016
225

High Season A 2016
January 3 – March 20, 2016
205

 

Easter 2016
March 20 – 28, 2016
225

High Season B 2016
March 28 – April 18, 2016
205

Low Season A 2016
April 18 – July 3, 2016
135

Summer 2016
July 3 – August 22, 2016
155

Low Season B 2016
August 22 – November 20, 2016
135
Thanks Giving 2016
November 20 – 28, 2016
155

Low Season C 2016
November 28 – December 15, 2016
135

High Season C 2016
December 15 – 22, 2015
205

Christmas & New Year 2016
December 22, 2015 – January 3, 2017
225

We will always match any price out there for North Shore Cottage offered through other channels.
Book direct with us and receive added benefits. Contact us for more information.

Rates are in US dollars and per night
Rates are based on double occupancy, add US$15 per night per extra person, 4 persons max occupancy
Additional is an end cleaning charge of $85.00
Additional is 9.5% Government tax and Environmental Tax of $3.00 per night
Minimum stay is 3 nights
Reservations for less than 3 nights may be accepted at owner’s discretion depending on availability

A deposit of 25%, or one night –whichever is greater– is required to guarantee a reservation. The balance is due 30 days prior to your arrival.
Special price for stays of 3 weeks and longer
Check-in time is 3:00 PM, Check-out time is 11:00 AM
Late check-outs and early arrivals on request and possible if availability allows

The rates include:

All utilities (gas, cable, water, electricity and internet)
Free unlimited wifi
Local android cell phone
Garmin GPS Navigation system
VIP card for the Moomba Bach Club
Discount card for the Super Food

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Rent Star Aruba
Attn. Ardeline Diaz or Sjoerd de Vries
North Shore Cottage
Physical address: Seru Pela, Noord, Aruba
Mailing address: Aloestraat 14, Ponton, Aruba

Phone 1: (+297) 5945032
Phone 2: (+297) 5936512

General E-mail: rentstararuba@gmail.com
Reservation Inquiries: rentstarinquiries@gmail.com