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Family-friendly Villa in Menorca with gorgeous sea views, and spacious garden

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Oct-2016

Villa Sol Del Este is a spacious Menorca holiday villa set on three levels, with beautiful, rich lawns, ample parking and beautiful views over the quaint village of Es Castell to the sea.

The house itself offers comfortable accommodation both internally and externally. The house is furnished to a high standard in an intriguing mixture of stylish and antique. There is air conditioning/heating in all the bedrooms.

The Villa offers a very safe environment for younger children, the garden being entirely walled. Very good bedroom/ bathroom arrangements for large parties. The pool, within shady surrounds, is an excellent focal point for both children and adults.

The front entrance to Villa Sol Del Este opens into a hallway with a staircase to the upper levels. On the ground floor of Villa Sol Del Este are two twin bedrooms sharing a bathroom and a double bedroom with en suite bathroom. At the end of the hall a door leads out to the pool terrace and gardens. On the first floor this Menorcan villa has a lounge/dining room with patio doors allowing plenty of natural light, opening onto a covered terrace. From here steps lead down to the private pool. Adjacent to the living room is a separate kitchen, which is beautifully tiled.

On this same floor is a double bedroom with en suite bathroom, a twin bedroom, a single bedroom and a shared bathroom. Further stairs lead to the upper level of this Es Castell holiday villa where there is a second lounge with patio doors to the roof terrace.

Outside Villa Sol Del Este, the pool terraces are walled to give a good deal of privacy. Slightly raised from the pool area itself, there is an attractive stone barbecue and seating area, great for alfresco dining. The villa also enjoys ample, rich lawns with scattered flowers and palm trees.

VILLA FACILITIES

Air conditioning/heating

Alarm and Nightlight; Childgate(s)

Brick Barbecue;

Laptop safe;

Hairdryers; Fans/Heaters

Dishwasher; Washing Machine

2 bathrooms

1 single bedroom

3 twin bedrooms

plus 2 bedrooms en suite bathrooms

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have enjoyed Minorca for the last 30 years. It is such a unique island in the Mediterranean sea!

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Tutto è andato bene... la casa e' sicuramente adatta ad ospitare più gruppi familiari come il nostro. Ed ha un bellissimo giardino ed anche la bella terrazza dove abbiamo cenato a base di barbecue tutte le sere! L' isola ci è' piaciuta e le nostre spiaggie preferite sono state Cavalleria e Saint Bou (veramente una spiaggia meravigliosa). Grazie ancora!
Aug 2014
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11 Reviews

5
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

5

Lovely property in a quiet area

  • 5 of 5

The villa was ideal for an annual holiday with friends. It was all we had hoped for with plenty of space, wonderful views, lovely gardens and pool and all clean and well maintained. Natalia was excellent at responding to emails before and after we booked, and when there was a problem with the internet in the villa she made sure this was quickly dealt with. Being on the edge of the development meant that the views from the balconies were super yet there's a small shop for essentials and a very good café open for lunch and dinner within a few minutes walk. There are many restaurants about 15 minutes walk from the villa at Cales Fonts and Es Castell is also an easy walk from where the half hourly bus to Mahon departs. It's an easy walk to Fort Marlborough from the villa and the Cami de Cavalls continues on from here and it's possible to walk parts of the south east coast and then catch a bus back to Mahon. In Mahon there's an excellent walking tour starting from the bus station at 11.00am, harbour tours and a daily organ recital in the Santa Maria church at 1.00pm. Buses to all over the island leave from the bus station, Ciutadella was great for a day visit.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Jenny, we are glad you had a good time in Villa sol del Este with your friends. Not many people know that October is a wonderful month to enjoy Menorca, so I am glad you discovered it. I am really sorry that the internet stopped working, luckily we could quickly sort it out. Happy to have you back any time! Have a great Fall, Natalia
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5

Beautiful house, perfect location for large groups

  • 5 of 5

We loved Villa Sol deal Este as it was perfect for our large family group. Tons of space inside and lots of separate terraces and outside spaces to sit. The house was very well equipped, we had everything we needed including lots of things for the pool and we particularly appreciated the air conditioning in the bedrooms as it was very hot. The bathrooms were numerous and spacious! The log bbq was wonderful and the pool just perfect. The gardens of the house were huge and really pretty - lots of places to sit in the shade as well as loads of space for sunbathing etc. Also the location of the villa was perfect as it was a short stroll down to Calas Fonts with all the bars and cafe's so people could come and go there without needing a car. There was a nice cafe and small shop very near the house too.

All in all I would strongly recommend this house for a perfect holiday in Menorca for a large group.

And finally Natalia was so helpful - she happily changed our dates when we learnt we had a baby on the way and then provided everything we needed for the baby, she was also most welcoming and helpful.

Vicky Greig

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Vicky for your great comment, adn for your flexibility. We are always very glad to know that our guests have a great time at Villa Sol del Este. Have a very good year! Natalia
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5

Perfect family getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was absolutely perfect for our group. The accommodation was as detailed with lots of beds for everyone and so much space both inside and out!

The location is ideal and so quiet and peaceful and only a short walk to some great restaurants in the harbour. The views from the villa are superb.

Natalia is the perfect host, do not hesitate to book this villa you will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious, clean villa, with excellent view.

  • 5 of 5

We had two weeks in the villa. Five adults and two children (aged 4 and 2). The house is ideal for that number. The garden is spacious for playing frisbee. The pool is small ("no diving") but was great for plunging into, and was blissful for adults and children. It is kept very clean by the maintenance staff. The house is air-conditioned and has full kitchen facilities. Our only mistake was to go for two weeks rather than four.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ian! You are more than welcome to repeat again in the future...four weeks in a row if you want to! Enjoy the rest of the summer, Natalia
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5

Comfortable Family Villa in Menorca conveniently located with impressive views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at his villa for two weeks with our family during the end of July and beginning of August 2016. We had a great time facilitated by this villa. It provided plenty of space for all our family including 4 children ranging from 13 to 2 years. All the rooms were spacious and well furnished with air conditioning. Having 4 bathrooms between us made life much easier and there was constant hot water! The kitchen was well equipped with plenty of crockery and glasses and cutlery. The dishwasher was new and the property was equipped with two fridges which was good for lots of cold drinks and ice creams. The property is on three levels with a terrace with a wonderful view of the entry to Mahon port. We ate out on this terrace most days of the holiday and it was pleasant to sit out every evening. The top terrace is an adult zone and is signposted not suitable for children. Stair gates were provided on the stairs and the terrace. The villa has a large garden with palm and olive trees with plenty of room for the children to run around. The property is secure with gates that can be locked and surrounded by high walls.

The pool was well used by all of us especially by the children. It is surrounded by palm trees and "real" grass (not artificial). The pool was cleaned twice a week and the bed linen was changed after the first week. There were plenty of sunbeds available and tables and chairs available at the front of the villa. There is a BBQ which we used frequently.

The villa was only about 15 minutes from Mahon airport and about 10 minutes walk into Es Castell where there are plenty of bars and restaurants.

The only adverse comments would be that some of the furnishings were looking a "bit tired" e.g. the sofa was stained and needed cleaning. The bedroom nearest the garage smelled damp and the air conditioner dripped water on to the bed in the second downstairs bedroom.

But all in all these comments do not detract which was an excellent place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for this very descriptive and positive comment. I am sure future guests will appreciate reading about all the details you provide. We will make sure to buy a new sofa for next year so that the whole house is up to the standards. All the Best, Natalia
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5

A Little Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful villa and location. We went to celebrate 4 family birthdays and spend time relaxing and making memories and this villa made this easy to achieve. The villa was clean with everything you could need. If anything further was required Natalia was able to provide it without delay. I would most definitely recommend the villa to all and cannot thank Natalia and her team for the great service they provided.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yours are the best compliments and a great incentive to keep on working to offer a great service at Villa Sol del Este. Thanks! And enjoy the rest of the summer.
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Location

From the Owner

This property is located in a unique place in Minorca, overlooking the entrance to the harbour of Mahon. There are few houses in this area, and no more houses can be built, so this is was a unique opportunity to buy a very special house.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : MAHON at 3 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : VILLA ALBA at 200 Metres Nearest Ferry : MAHON at 3 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : SON GRANOT RURAL HOTEL & RESTAURANT at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : PUNTA PRIMA at 7 Kilometres Car: recommended

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Xmas 2016
22 Dec 2016 - 7 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£837
for 4 nights
From
£209
 
 
EASTER 2017
8 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,465
for 5 nights
From
£293
£1,674
 
 
May 2017
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,842
for 7 nights
£1,842
 
 
Early June 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,009
for 7 nights
£2,009
 
 
Late June
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,261
for 7 nights
£2,261
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £84 per night, per additional guest
 
JULY
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,847
for 7 nights
£2,847
 
 
PEAK 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,098
for 7 nights
£3,098
 
 
SEPT 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£2,368
for 6 nights
£2,763
 
 
SEPT 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,344
for 7 nights
£2,344
 
 
END SEPT 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,093
for 7 nights
£2,093
 
 
MAY 2018
5 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,093
for 7 nights
£2,093
 
 
JUNE 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,344
for 7 nights
£2,344
 
 
LATE JUNE-MID JULY
23 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,972
for 7 nights
£2,972
 
 
PEAK 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,182
for 7 nights
£3,182
 
 
LATE AUGUST EARLY SEPT 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,847
for 7 nights
£2,847
 
 
MID SEPT-END SEPT 2018
8 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,093
for 7 nights
£2,093
 
 
LATE SEPT EARLY OCT 2018
22 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,842
for 7 nights
£1,842
 
 
XMAS 2018
21 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
£1,172
for 4 nights
From
£293
£1,674
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£1,256
for 5 nights
From
£251
£1,255
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Our change-over date is on Fridays before August and on Saturdays after August.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Sitting on the terrace at sunset while seeing the boats going back to port is such a great experience! The garden of the house and the swimming pool are also magnificent. We found ancient stone ruins which we restored and placed in the garden, just close to the olive trees....probably the best place of the house to relax! The 3000 sqm of the gardens really allow you to hide from everyone else, even if you share the house with family and friends.

Property Type

  • villa

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Gate
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • waterfront

Attractions

  • bay
  • festivals
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 250 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Single Bed, Possibility to add an extra bed

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Porch Furniture
  • Yard

Meals

  • Self-catering

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