Frequently Asked Questions

  • About the vacation rental
  • How early can one check in and how late can one checkout?
  • Can we store our luggage after checkout?
  • Do you offer initial errands/grocery delivery at arrival?
  • Do you offer a taxi service?
  • What about Car rental, can you advise?
  • Is car parking possible near the villa?
  • What’s all parts belonging to the Villa?
  • How big and how deep is the pool and how often cleaned?
  • How deep is the sea under the sea deck?
About the vacation rental

Find below Frequently asked questions about the rental home.

How early can one check in and how late can one checkout?

Check-in time is 16:00 hours and Check-out time is 10:00AM. Early check-in is only possible if no other guests are departing that day and late checkout if no other guests are expected to check-in on that same day. There are costs involved for both.

Can we store our luggage after checkout?

Leaving luggage at Jan Thiel vacations rentals Curacao in storage after checkout is not possible. We don’t have room or supervision over your valuables in your suitcases.

Do you offer initial errands/grocery delivery at arrival?

We can pick up the first small errands for you. The cost for this service is NAF 150, -. Let us know two weeks in advance to make sure. Supermarket “van den Tweel” is around the corner, two minutes walk from the villa. It is open from 8:00 to 20:00, 7 days a week from Monday to Sunday.

Do you offer a taxi service?

The best approach is: to book and arrange taxis yourself. You can take a taxi from Airport to Boca Gentil. At the airport you will find the taxi queue. A taxi will cost approximately $ 50 to Boca Gentil (35 minutes drive). Or you can use Curacao Airport Taxi Transfer. Visit their website for reservations at Curaçao Airport Taxi Transfer

What about Car rental, can you advise?

Car rentals are located at the airport. Boca Gentil Resort has 2 car rentals in the neigbourhood Avis and Budget Rent a Car. If you want to explore Curaçao then a car is essential.

Is car parking possible near the villa?

Yes, 2 cars can park on our private property in front of the villa at Jan Thiel vacations rentals Curacao.

What’s all parts belonging to the Villa?

The villa is situated on a private property. Pool, sea deck, stairs to the sea and jacuzzi are all part of the villa. They are fully at your disposal and only for you privately to use when you rent the villa. The jacuzzi can be heated up to 35 degrees Celcius, it is not heated but rather a warm whirlpool. You also have free access to the Beach Clubs near by.

How big and how deep is the pool and how often cleaned?

The pool is at its deepest 2 meters. It is 10 by 5 meters. The pool is cleaned once per week: on Monday and Thursday around 12:00 o’clock am by a pool boy.

How deep is the sea under the sea deck?

The water under the sea deck is about 2 meters deep. It is also forbidden to make a head first dive from the deck

  • About Curacao
  • How do I switch on the lights in the pool, and how can the colors be adjusted?
  • Are there any directions from Hato airport to Villa Sea Paradise Curaçao and how long does it take?
  • How much water and electricity is included in the price?
  • Does the villa have air conditioning?
  • Are there beaches nearby which are open and free to guests
  • How far is the nearest diving center from the Vacation Rental?
  • Are there swimming masks, snorkels and fins in the villa available?
  • Can one swim in the sea in front of the property dock?
About Curacao

Find below Frequently asked questions about the island of Curacao

How do I switch on the lights in the pool, and how can the colors be adjusted?

The switches are on the panel on the jacuzzi. You can switch on the pool lights there.
The color can be adjusted by turning the switch off and on until the right color is obtained. You can also switch on separately  the air blower and the jets of the Jacuzzi. Only when the jets are switched-on the water of the jacuzzi is heated up to 35 degrees Celsius. This takes a while.

Are there any directions from Hato airport to Villa Sea Paradise Curaçao and how long does it take?

On Google maps, you can see the route to Villa Sea Paradise Curaçao. We will be sending you a video of the route. The trip from airport to Villa Sea Paradise Curaçao takes about 35 minutes. For route details see our secure page of which you must have a login code. We will send these details a couple of weeks before arrival. Secure page

How much water and electricity is included in the price?

Including are 2 cubic meters of water per day and 60 KWH of electricity per day. The exceeding amount will be deducted from your security deposit. We will be asking you to take a photo of the meters start position and send it to us when you arrive and when you depart.  Details how and where to record the meters start and en position will be send to you prior to your arrival.

Does the villa have air conditioning?

The villa is not fully cooled with air conditioning,  air conditioning are only provided in the 4 bedrooms. If you are not using the bedrooms during the day or when you leave the villa, it is recommendable to switch off the air conditioners. This saves energy.

Are there beaches nearby which are open and free to guests

There are 3 beaches within two minutes walk: Boca Gentil Beach, Papagayo Beach Club and Jan Thiel Bay. All 3 beaches are free for guests of the villa. Only the sunbeds of the Boca Gentil beach-club  in front of the shared pool and Papagayo hotel are free of charge,  for the sunbeds at Papagayo Beach club and Jan Thiel Bay/ Zanzibar you have to pay. Costs are approximately $ 5 per bed per day.

How far is the nearest diving center from the Vacation Rental?

There are 2 diving schools, one at Boca Gentil near the shared pool and one at Jan Thiel Bay, Scuba Do. So they are  about 2 to 5 minutes walk away from Villa Sea paradise  vacation rental Curacao.

Are there swimming masks, snorkels and fins in the villa available?

No, these are not available in the villa. You’d better bring your own swimming gears and diving attributes or buy them at the supermarket near by or buy or hire them at the diving schools nearby. At the diving school near the shared pool they offer 10% discount to of Villa Sea Paradise Curacao and you can hire snorkel gears at $5 per hour.

Can one swim in the sea in front of the property dock?

If the sea is not too rough one can swim but you need to be experienced swimmers. If the sea is too rough then swimming is not advisable there. All this of course is at your own risk. You then would be better off swimming at Jan Thiel beach because there the sea is calm and tranquil and they also have a raft.


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