12 Best Vacation Rentals With Chef In Aruba - Updated 2024

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Aruba is a terrific Caribbean island vacation spot located about 29 km (18 mi) north of Paraguana and 80 km (50 mi) northwest to the northwest of Curaçao. Adventure lovers and thrill-seekers from all around the world swarm here each year to explore its stunning blonde beaches and breathtaking desert-like areas studded with cacti. The island takes pride in being a major wreck diving hub in the Caribbean. The icing on the cake is the balmy weather of Aruba, which makes it a popular vacation paradise. If the island sounds like an interesting place to visit, perhaps you’d like to start planning your trip. For a thoroughly indulgent place to stay, continue reading to find the best vacation rentals with a chef in Aruba.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 08, 2024.

1. Private villa steps away from the beach (from USD 431)

Amp up your beach vacation in this beautiful vacation home rental in Aruba with a pool and a stunning view of the beach. The villa’s private chef will take care of your meals while you go ahead and have a one-of-a-kind beach vacation. Enjoy the salty sea breeze while you kick back in the garden or sunbathe by the poolside while lying on the loungers.

Better yet, go and walk the few steps it takes to get to the sea and enjoy the white sand beaches. Have dinner by the beach or have a thrilling adventure trying out water sports, such as surfing or snorkeling with facilities nearby.

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Noord, Noord, Aruba
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

2. Yoyita Suites Aruba (from USD 1700)

This accommodation in Aruba comes with a private chef! Enjoy lounging by the pool with beautiful palm trees or take respite from the Aruban sun and dive into the clear waters of the pool. Make it a party and have a cookout on the outdoor grill. Or, you could ask for a customized meal from your private chef and go on a picnic at the nearby Palm Beach, only five minutes away. The property provides beach essentials such as towels, a cooler, and chairs.

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noord, aruba, Aruba
Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille
villa 26 Guests 10 Bedrooms 10 Bathrooms

3. Luxury villa with a modern kitchen and a pool in Noord (from USD 510)

Has it been a long time since you’ve had an exciting beach experience? Wait no more! Book this five-bedroom villa located a few minutes from a sandy beach in Malmok and enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime beach adventure. This luxury rental is designed to accommodate large groups of travelers, while still offering upscale luxury and comfort.

For a memorable gastronomical experience, the villa comes with a modern kitchen equipped with high-quality appliances and utensils. Whenever you don’t feel like cooking, you can request a chef to come and prepare a fancy meal.

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Noord, Noord, Aruba
villa 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and shade/sun areas were perfect for our mixed group of people
the house itself is comfortable and provides enough space
house is awesome with a great pool that gets sun and shade
house was amazing and lots of room
Cleanliness:
we arrived to a clean comfortable home
convenient clothes line for drying towels and swimsuits a huge help
clean open and inviting my family and i enjoyed the comfortable home
Host:
the property owners were very responsive to questions
but they were kind and eager to help
jose and rixt are wonderful hosts
called the owners & it was rectified easily & promptly
we would highly recommend this property to anyone and commend the property managemebt staff
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4. Modern three-bedroom home with chef's kitchen in Noord (from USD 255)

Bring your family or friends to this three-bedroom Airbnb vacation rental nestled in a serene neighborhood in the Noord area, just a walking distance from the finest beaches, eateries, and shops around. To cool off from the heat, take a plunge into the beautiful swimming pool outside. If you wish to have a beach picnic, take advantage of the beach towels and beach chairs provided.

After a fun-filled day under the sun, you can lounge in your favorite corner in the living area and let a private chef cook for you.

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Noord, Aruba
95 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
spacious clean and host had great communication
spacious and clean with a private pool
Location:
i loved everything about the property and location
beautiful clean house that puts you close to everything (by car)
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5. Oceanfront villa with a private pool in San Nicolas Zuid (from USD 1075)

Spend your vacation in this luxury three-bedroom villa and have the fun of your life with water activities. This property takes pride in being the only villa in the area with a private saltwater pool. Guests will also have access to a secluded beach area where guests can enjoy private picnics and romantic moments. In the evenings, head to the palapa perched on the elevated shore and soak in magnificent sunsets.

Don’t feel like cooking? Let a well-seasoned chef prepare and serve you some mouthwatering Caribbean delicacies.

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San Nicolas, San Nicolas, Aruba
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
complete with all the creature comforts of home: great beds fully stocked kitchen etc
all bedrooms are ac all are 100% comfortable home is fully supplied and lovely
the bed/bedding was probably the most comfortable bed i've ever slept in (including my own at home)
swimming in the pool was a daily treat for all of us
Cleanliness:
it was absolutely spotless and comfortable
the villa was beautifully decorated clean and very comfortable for us
the property is really really nice very clean and well taken care of
the cleanliness was also outstanding; i am a bit of a clean freak and i was truly impressed
Host:
they were very helpful in answering any questions
kris was a great host and was always a phone call away
this was a wonderful trip highlighted by a lovely home beautiful caribbean setting and a gracious owner
the hosts provided outstanding service no question or request was too big or too small
fantastic host in kris made out arrangements and ensured a speedy transition from airport to property
Location:
finally the location is awesome if you are looking for a secluded getaway
however the villa is very close to baby beach and to a couple of good places to eat
great stay at kris's place
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6. Villa Mariposa in Noord (from USD 388)

Need a spacious to stay with your family during your Aruba getaway? Check out this magnificent three-bedroom villa situated in the heart of Opal. It’s bright and spacious, with the capacity to sleep up to nine guests. Its outdoor setting is just breathtaking. It has a wonderful swimming pool surrounded by lounge chairs and lush palm trees.

After you’ve had enough time sunbathing and swimming, relax in the living room and watch TV. If you can’t be bothered to prepare dinner, you can hire the services of a chef for a Caribbean feast.

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74 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was great and the view was outstanding
my family loved the yard; the pool was a daily activity
the backyard area with pool was amazing we enjoyed it a lot
Cleanliness:
clean spacious and comfortable
house was clean and had plenty of amenities
it had everything my family of 4 needed was extremely clean and the location was perfect
Host:
their package of the home details was so informative and well detailed
jose and the team were very helpful and responsive
this spacious villa is family friendly and well equipped
it was a beautiful experience and jose was very helpful pool is amazing
Location:
easy walk to beach
the location was very convenient - close to everything by car and safe
the location is ideal very accessible to the main roads of the island
loved the location outdoor area is beautiful
location is great 2 minutes from the local grocery store about 7 to beach parking/entertainment/dining
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7. Luxury penthouse with a private terrace in Oranjestad (from USD 500)

This penthouse is one of the best beachfront rentals in Aruba. It’s a gorgeous three-bedroom condo that’s located a stone’s throw from the beach. If you need some solitude, head to the private rooftop terrace and enjoy stunning views of the pool and the turquoise sea waters.

The house comes with three luxe bedrooms, with the master equipped with a bathtub. There’s also a hot tub for unwinding after an adventure-filled day. For the ultimate indulgence, guests can hire a professional chef to prepare their daily meals.

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69 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 6
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities (the pools the gym the security) were outstanding
hot tub and nice pools
some wear on the living room furniture but it didn’t interfere with a wonderful stay
we found the table leaf that expanded to fit all ten of us
the pool was beautiful and not too warm and not too cold
Cleanliness:
the unit was clean spacious
the unit is very clean and spacious
the ground were kept nice and clean
the unit was clean bath towels beach towels bedding beach chairs were all provided
Host:
owner actually gave us a call before arrival and was very helpful
management was always available if needed and the owner was very efficient and pleasant
security guards all friendly - though we always felt safe in aruba
Location:
it’s close enough to palm beach (about 2 1/2 miles) that you could walk if you so desired
we were looking for a quiet place or our family to get away - and this location was perfect
the location was perfect for accessing restaurants and all other parts of the island
the oceania residences is in an ideal location just across the street from beautiful eagle beach
location provided reasonable places to eat and party
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8. Huge villa with a pool and a wine cellar in Noord (from USD 1800)

This huge, luxury villa comes with 8 rooms to accommodate up to 16 guests, but it’s still conducive for romantic moments. In fact, weddings have been held here. Grab a bottle of wine from the cellar and head to the pool area to relax with your loved one. Take a dip in the hot tub and enjoy the company.

The villa also comes with a big pool with a pool bar, as well as a kids’ pool. In addition, the views from this location are just spectacular. To complete your lavish stay, you can have a chef organize prepare and serve your meals.

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Noord, Aruba
5 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 15 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 15 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of room you truly feel like you’re living the high life
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9. Luxe two-bedroom condo unit near Eagle Beach in Oranjestad (from USD 330)

Book this luxurious condo rental in Aruba, and stay close to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world – Eagle Beach. With two beautifully furnished bedrooms, this condo can sleep up to six guests. From barbeque facilities to a swimming pool, this condo boasts all the perks to offer you a splendid vacation. With the fully equipped kitchen, you can prepare your own meals or ask the property manager to hire a well-trained chef to cook for you.

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39 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved having breakfast and lunch on the balcony with the amazing view of the ocean
having a sofa bed in the living room was beneficial as was the half bath
it was great to have balcony access from all the rooms
we ate many meals on the balcony and thoroughly enjoyed the communal pool and grills
Cleanliness:
the condo was super clean
beautiful clean and private with everything you will need for your vacation
Host:
everyone was so friendly and accommodating
this vrbo was perfect owners – antonella and rick were very quick and clear with responses
the property manager was very friendly and easy to work with as was rick
Location:
great location on eagle beach near grocery stores and restaurants
location – the location worked out wonderfully for our family
there were restaurants within walking distance (we loved terrazza-a 5 minute walk)
easy walk or drive to other locations or to catch a taxi
beautiful condo on beautiful eagle beach we loved the quiet location
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10. Casa Galpy in Noord (from USD 199)

This house for rent in Aruba comes with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a terrace for you to enjoy sweeping views of the sea, and red-hued sunsets. It also has a wonderful private swimming pool to relax in after a great workout in this property’s well-equipped fitness room. You can also read a book and relax on one of the hammocks as you wait for your professional chef to prepare meals.

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17 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 4
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and there was plenty of space for everyone
Host:
the owner pat’s response time was quite fast and instructions were crystal clear
both the property owner and manager are very friendly well organized and responsive
pat was so wonderful to deal with and was super helpful with everything we needed
Location:
we were in a nice safe area that was central to everything
casa galpy is an absolutely perfect location and home to stay in while in aruba
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11. Brand new villa with 3D floors in Savaneta (from USD 850)

This brand new villa in Savaneta has a stunning pool overlooking the Caribbean Sea. You’ll be spoiled daily with amazing water views. Take advantage of the lounge chairs on the beach to admire gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, too.

Inside, the living room comes with a large flat-screen TV, cushy sofas, and floor-to-ceiling windows so you can also enjoy the sea views from indoors. The sleek kitchen allows you to prepare your own meals or you can request the services of a seasoned chef to prepare your meals instead. A group of 12 to 14 people can be accommodated in this stunning villa.

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14 reviews   Wifi Available
House 12 Guests 6 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of a/c power to cool down all rooms in the house
Cleanliness:
everything is clean fresh and just great
luxurious clean quiet and a great location
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12. Topaz 35 in Noord (from USD 290)

This elegant vacation rental welcomes you and your family to enjoy a memorable tropical vacation. This villa is fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows that allow natural light to flood the space. They also allow you to enjoy stunning views of the greenery, the lounge area, and the private pool.

The bedrooms are housed in a separate building that can be accessed from the patio. Each one comes with air conditioning, a TV, and hot water in their private bathroom. In the backyard, there’s a small swimming pool that’s safe for all ages. If you like, you can arrange for a chef to prepare all your meals while on vacation.

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46 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living area has nice high ceilings cold ac and pretty comfortable furnishings
the drive to the natural pools at conchi is well worth it
cute property with all the amenities including private pool
three separate units with private baths nice kitchen and living area great pool and outdoor area
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and had everything
the house was exactly as advertised very clean and well appointed
the house is clean beautifully decorated and very well appointed
the bedrooms were spacious and very clean
we found topaz 35 to be a spacious well kept house that worked well for our stay
Host:
the owners are great could not ask for better host
jose was very helpful and responsive
jose and rixt were great hosts and the property was amazing
communication with owners was outstanding
Location:
location was ok a pretty easy drive to get to any stores restaurants or activities
great location beautiful home with everything you need
very nice house close to palm beach and restaurants
the house is in a great location close to many restaurants casinos and beautiful beaches
we have a wonderful stay the house was very comfortable and conveniently located to the beaches restaurants and shops
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Aruba, a perfect tropical getaway

Be it a romantic getaway or a family vacation, Aruba abounds with activities for people of all ages and from all walks of life to enjoy. Put your itinerary together and get ready for a blissful tropical getaway. Staying in one of the beautiful rentals above and hiring a chef allows you to have an indulgent experience while on a much-deserved break.

If you’re looking for more places to stay, check out some beach resorts found in the area as well.

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Frequently asked questions about vacation rentals with chef in Aruba

1. Which vacation rentals with a chef in Aruba are located near the beach?

A vacation in Aruba isn’t complete without visiting one of its beautiful beaches. This private villa steps away from the beach will give you two coveted things on vacation: a pool and the beach. Pick your body of water for the day and have fun!

2. Which vacation rentals in Aruba have parking?

This luxury villa with a modern kitchen and a pool in Noord, this modern three-bedroom home with chef’s kitchen in Noord, this oceanfront villa with a private pool in San Nicolas Zuid, and this luxury penthouse with a private terrace in Oranjestad all have parking available.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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