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Apartment with Private Garden, Communal Pool and Stunning Sea Views



Updated: 14-Oct-2016
Apartment in Coves Noves, Nr. Arenal and Addaia, Menorca

La Sabina is a beautifully clean and well maintained modern complex of privately owned apartments. Coves Noves, has the reputation of being an exclusive area. It is a fairly small village set in the north-east of Menorca consisting mainly of a mix of privately owned villas and holiday homes in small complexes. It is a quiet area suitable for all ages and is ideal for couples, families and groups alike. However, it is within easy reach of the livelier resort of Arenal, with its superb beach.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi, we’re Peter, A and James Crebbin. I, Peter, am a musician and have also been working on TV and Film for the last fifteen years. A is French and is a Secondary School Modern Language teacher. James is French and English! Lucky him, he has two passports! He is currently studying general studies at Primary school!

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'Hi Peter,We're back.We had a wonderful holiday and loved your apartment. The views are spectacular. Car hire people were waiting for us on arrival,so everything worked extremely well.The weather was great so we made plenty use of the sunbeds.Thanks again we had a lovely holiday' Maureen Cheshire June

'Hi Peter, What a lovely holiday we had! Beautiful view, perfect pool, great spot, great beach, the list goes on!... Didn't do too much exploring of the island...too tempting to stay by the pool or on the beach! We...checked out some different resorts-including Cala Galdana, but Arenal was our favourite!...Thanks again! Kirsty, Dan, Edward and Kate! Xx Surrey July

'Peter & Arielle,We had a lovely time,the weather was fantastic and the apartment was great-the pool was so quiet,the children had it to themselves most of the time. Travelled round the island for most of the week...found Coves Noves to be a great base.'Liz&Mark Blackpool June
Feb 2003
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


little gem

  • 5 of 5

Delightful apartment with stunning views of coastline, Very well equipped has literally everything you want and more.. even has a good selection of books & DVD's. Quiet location in lovely area. Owner gives lots of local information and details of how to get to apartment and lots of other tips & advise, excellent at customer service. Resort has some restaurants on the beach which I would recommend we ate there several nights, very friendly and accommodating with menu. Shops do not open early in resort. The caves were stunning although a little expensive to get in 8e but you do get a drink and fantastic photos of the sea etc. Will definately return in the future, feel we have found a little gem of tranquillity.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Angela, Thank you, that's a great review ! Very well equipped - thank you. Yes, we had the kitchen refurbished recently and put in things like an updated TV. Oh, by the way, in the off peak season, the 'Spar' in Coves Noves, does open at 9:00am. We do tend to go into Arenal if we're up early ! This year 'Romani's 1' opened at 8:30am and just a short distance around Arenal on the north side 'Romani's 2' opened at 8:00am. I think all of them open earlier in July and August. Restaurant wise, we agree ! There is one we use regularly (you'll know it . . . with the panoramic view over the beach), mainly for evening meals, with their choice of a menu del dia or from the a la carte, but we have been known to take a coffee break there on the sun terrace ! Extremely lovely staff and lovely with children. So, pleased you found your 'little gem of tranquility' !
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Excellent place, excellent views

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at the apartment from late July to early August 2013.

It is a lovely apartment in a nice, small & quiet group of apartments. It is very well equipped and has all you need for a self catering holiday. The great bonus is the view from the gardens and terraces - it is absolutely amazing, plus the pool is right outside for when it is too hot.

The place is a little bit of a walk up hill from Arenal/Coves Noves, but as long as you are moderately fit, it isn't a problem. Plus, if you get too hot walking back you just fall in the pool when you get there!

We were mightily impressed with the place - so much so we have booked to return again in 2014.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing a lovely review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and even more pleased you have booked again for next year ! Actually, we also feel very pleased to say, each year, people do tend to re book, mostly mentioning to us, as you have, the stunning view, the private garden and the pool being so close. By the way, for other readers, for example, those people with young children with buggies, there is a more gentle hill behind the apartment ! And although it is not essential, a lot of people do tend to book a car anyway. As a general observation, as well as couples of all ages, as far as families go, we do tend to have all age groups of children stay at the apartment. Thank you again for all your lovely comments and for taking the time to write a review. We feel so lucky to have been able to buy that particular apartment.
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Holiday in Coves Noves, Menorca

  • 4 of 5

This is the first time we've stayed in Coves Noves, having spent the last 2 years visiting Arenal d'en Castell. It is a beautiful area and the bay has a fantastic beach, which is a 15 minute walk away, with lovely sand and it's great for swimming. The apartment was very spacious with a large patio area to the side, a lawn and a smaller patio area in front of the living room, with beautiful views towards the sea. We felt that, out of this complex, it was the best apartment, as it had great views, lawn/garden/patio area and was just steps from the pool. There wasn't air conditioning, but there were fans and we had reservations about how we'd manage the heat, as previous holidays had been in May/June when it was cooler. However, the apartment remained fairly cool and it was no problem at all, even when temperatures hit 30 degrees during the day. There was a cupboard filled with pool and beach toys, wind breakers, etc. It was also helpful the system of each visitor leaving any remaining tea, coffee, loo roll, etc.

The garden ovelooked the pool, which was accessed by a few steps. The pool was shared by a few apartments, although we sometimes had it to ourselves. The garden and grounds were immaculate and the pool was extremely clean.

There are also bars and restaurants just a few minutes walk away at the bottom of the road, with a child play area. We'd also recommend the Sa Gavina Restaurant in Arenal, a trip to Fornells, Mahon, Es Castell, the beach at Calle Galdana and the water park at Calle en Blanes.

The listing description was accurate and the owners were very helpful beforehand, giving tips of places to go, car hire and the information pack they sent was very comprehensive covering arrival, departure, location map and directions. We had a few queries prior to booking and departure and the owners always came back to us very quickly and it was a pleasure to communiate with them. We hired a car for the duration and travelled all over the island - we all look forward to returning to Menorca and having visited the rest of the island would still return to either Arenal or Coves Noves - we love it!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it too was a pleasure communicating with you ! I think you've covered loads of things. When we looked around the area originally, we really did like Coves Noves and completely fell in love with the view from the apartment. Oh, like in the review next to this one, there is a quicker way to the beach, behind the apartment (3/5 mins in the car & we've walked it in 8 mins !). Many thanks again for all the details - don't think we needed to write a description of the apartment - we could have just used yours !
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Vistas preciosas

  • 4 of 5

Una urbanización tranquila y bonita con jardin privado y piscina en la residencia, unas vistas maravillosas. El apartamento está bien equipado aunque le falta algo de mantenimiento...

Buena situación, a 20 minutos de Mahon. Hay calas preciosas cerca del apartamento.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

We bought our apartment in 2000. We were looking for an apartment in Menorca that could offer us a private garden with a pool close by, in a quiet area yet near to a resort. We really consider we were so lucky to find the one we got! Not only does it have its own garden and it does have the pool next to it and Coves Noves is a quiet settlement, yet next to the resort of Arenal, but it also has magnificent views of the sea and countryside as well!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Mahon at 12 Miles Nearest Barpub : Coves Noves at 400 Metres Nearest Ferry : Mahon at 12 Miles Nearest Golf : Son Park at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Coves Noves at 400 Metres Nearest Beach : Arenal d'en Castell at 800 Metres Car: recommended


Mahon airport is 20 minutes away (by hire car or taxi).

Car hire is advisable and can be arranged through the owners.

Further Details:

20 minutes by car from the capital of Menorca, Mahon/Maó.

Small shopping/refreshment centre in the village within walking distance with a couple of shops including the nearest grocery shop and a few bars/restaurants. More shops in near by Arenal. Larger supermarkets can be found in Alayor and Mahon.

Many and varied activities in the area include walking, cycling, driving, diving, windsurfing, boat hire, golfing, horse-riding, nature reserve visiting, ornithology or simply lounging around on the numerous beaches which vary from quiet and small through to large.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
September 2016
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nov 2016-Mar 2017
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
May 2017 - June 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July 2017 (1)
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
July 2017 (2)
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
August 2017
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Sept 2017-Oct 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Nov 2017-Mar 2018
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit on booking with us, the remaining 75% 8 weeks before you go.
A booking is considered as confirmed when we have both received your deposit and have your flight confirmation details.
We then show the availability as 'booked'.

Changeover Day:

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
Price is for up to 8 people.
The August price of £495.00 per week is a discounted price offered to you when you make a two week booking in August.
The normal price for a one week booking in August is £545.00 per week.
The two week booking, in August gives you a £100 discount over two week period !

(These are our terms, contrary to Owners Directs standard terms, please note we do not give a 100% refund for a cancellation more than 30 days prior to a booking commencement, our terms are below)
In the event of a cancellation, a cancellation fee will apply as follows:
Between date of receipt and 57 days notice - 25% (or the agreed deposit figure which ever applies) of the total cost)
Between 43 & 56 days notice - 50% of the rental cost
Between 29 & 42 days notice - 75% of the rental cost
Less than 28 days notice - 100% of the rental cost

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 14-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

There is plenty to do for families and couples and groups alike. Some days we love spending time on our own around the pool and apartment. Some days we like to spend with others on the beach at Arenal. Some days we like to visit the more secluded beaches, for example Pregonda near by. And some days we love wandering the streets of Mahon and Cuitadella. James has been going since he was six months old and we have found that there has been ample for him to do as his needs change as he grows older. My parents come out regularly also, so, equally, there is always something of interest for couples. We have built up some lovely relationships with some of the Menorcans, especially in for example the local restaurants and shops and have always found a welcoming atmosphere here.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 80 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower, toilet, sink and bidet.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (in two bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with a bunk bed) or 6 or 8 ! See notes below. Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bedroom. 1 bedroom with a bunk bed. 1 double medium sized sofa bed (lounge). 2 single foldaway bed mattresses in the cupboards for larger lettings for either bedroom or lounge. Foldaway cot. Wardrobes and sets of drawers. (See note below . . . we also have details for the apartment upstairs from us for larger groups)


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Accommodation for a further 6 people - for larger lettings we can help you with another two bedroom apartment on the same complex which can accommodate a further 6 people. Please ask us for details. Outside: Private garden (1 of only 4 on the complex) with 2 patios including garden furniture (table, chairs and loungers). Also communal complex gardens. Communal swimming pool, split in 2 – a large pool and a paddling pool for children -with sunbathing area. The pool is exclusively for the use of 'La Sabina' residents. Recently updated and upgraded outside shutters Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels (except beach towels) are provided.

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