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The Old Man and The Sea Ocean Villas

Savaneta 356-A, Savaneta, Aruba
+297 584 3434
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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Seafood, Caribbean, International
Savaneta 356-A, Savaneta, Aruba
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I contacted the owner (who is a wonderful lady btw) to make reservation for a small group of 13 for a special occasion :50th BD. When we showed up, the place blew our mind away again...it is as if you’re on your own private island...More

Thank Jeanette K
Osyth H, Manager at The Old Man and The Sea Ocean Villas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Jeanette 🙏🏻 It was our pleasure! 🤗

Reviewed February 20, 2018

Firstly, the view is like no other on the island. The owner has spared no expense to making sure that all patrons have the best dining experience on the island! The food and service was above par and the best we experienced on the island....More

1  Thank Jessica P
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Beautiful setting and place to stay especially if you want the real deal of a Caribbean experience. Very romantic place for couples! They have a restaurant in there which is very good as well, little pricy but the quality is perfect. Staff is very nice...More

1  Thank R0seV2013
Reviewed January 28, 2018

My fiance surprised me with a night here during our June 2017 trip to Aruba and Curacao. This is actually the place where we got engaged! Nick (my fiance) booked Unit #2, the Alistaire and they upgraded our room to unit #1, the JoJoli. Upon...More

1  Thank nicole_louise14
Reviewed January 22, 2018

I walked into this place thinking this was going to be an outstanding experience. It is a gorgeous setting no doubt. But there was no menu. We were told we had a choice of 2 items, for a charge of $72 and $75. No choice...More

Thank 978kathleenr
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Let me start by clearing up some confusion, yes they're open. Both their restaurant and the villas. It is by reservation only. They don't feature a large menu. They do have great food and it is a 3 course meal usually including salad or soup,...More

1  Thank Phillip S
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

The staff were very polite and attentive. The setting is gorgeous. This is a place you go to relax (there is no internet in the bungalows, but the main property on the land has internet). We stayed in Jojoli and got to watch the fish...More

1  Thank Malcolm J
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Very delightful meals and stay. Maria was very accomadating to our needs. Off the beaten path very unique and hidden.

Thank schreck66
Reviewed July 15, 2017

This review is long overdue. The love of my life asked me to marry him here. We had an overwater villa all to ourselves. My fiancé was so grateful and blown away by Osyth's hospitality. I was blown away by the ambience. This place is...More

Thank Marsha Merissa S
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Hard to share a good story as this place is no longer open but five separate ocean villas worth a look. Gorgeous setting for a romantic getaway, not dinner.

Thank pschulzy
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Michael t
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Osyth H | Property representative |
Hi Michael, Jonathan is going to Answer. He got a small accident with his hand, but he will get back to you.
March 13, 2018|
Response from Phillip S | Reviewed this property |
We recently visited the old man and the sea and let me assure you that it is very intimate and you'll not be disappointed. I had some questions about the mixed reviews of this place but, most the negative reviews were prior... More
November 15, 2016|
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Response from Osyth H | Property representative |
hiii, yes we are only thru reservation, best regards osyth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Savaneta 356-A, Savaneta, Aruba
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Savaneta
  • Phone Number: +297 584 3434
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HOW GOOD ARE YOU AT DOING ABSOLUTELY NOTHING? The Old Man and The Sea Ocean Villas is a fantastic choice for those seeking luxury overwater villas or beach villas experience in the Caribbean. Aruba's only overwater villas and beach villas are located in the small town of Savaneta. Surrounded by the crystal clear Caribbean Sea, this is the perfect place to slip into the soothing pace of paradise. Enjoy Aruba's precious marine life, bask on loungers on your private deck of your overwater or beach villa, have a romantic private dinner at The Old Man and The Sea's excellent restaurant, and experience the best sunsets of Aruba. This boutique style resort only has 6 villas, making it the perfect place for you and your loved one to enjoy your vacation or honeymoon in absolute rest and privacy.
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