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Secluded Villa with Private Pool

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
villa
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

Villa in Binibeca, Menorca, Balearic Islands - Quiet Location, 8 minutes Walk to the Sandy Beach

Villa Helene is a spacious villa situated, together with its own private swimming pool, barbecue and patio, within its own walled grounds in a quiet residential road at Binibeca. Binibeca is a quiet and most attractive resort, some 8 miles from Mahon and the airport. It extends from a picturesque fishing village to the west and as far as Cala Torret, an attractive hamlet to the east, and includes a marina as well as its own beautiful sheltered and sandy beach.


Owner
Martin
Member since: 2003
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
25 February, 2017

About Martin

I am a retired Banker having worked in the city for all my working life.

I am married to Helene and have three daughters, one of whom has given us three lovely grand daughters.

We fell in love with Menorca on our honeymoon, some 40 years ago, and promised ourselves that if we were ever able, we would like to have a holiday home there.

Some 5 years later we found that we were able to buy a plot in Binibeca and shortly afterwards, built Villa Helene. We have been visiting this lovely (and still largely unspoilt) Island ever since.

Helene and I are happy to share our holiday home with family, friends and guests. We only ask that all visitors treat the Villa like their own home, as we do.

Martin Hooff

Martin purchased this villa in 1970

Why Martin chose San Luis

My wife and I fell in love with Menorca on our honey moon. We chose Binibeca as the ideal location because it was small yet already well established, had a lot of character, the locals were friendly and anxious to show off their English, and most important - there were no hotels within 3 miles.

A safe and sandy beach was a 'prerequisite' as were the closeness of two supermarkets, several restaurants, bars and shops. Binibeca had all the requirements for a quiet and relaxing 'villa' holiday.

For the more energetic and/or adventurous - there is a small marina with water sports. Tennis and squash nearby, and even cricket a few miles away!

Binibeca is only 15 minutes drive from the airport and the same distance from Mahon the capital.

What makes this villa unique

We enjoy the fact the villa is located in a quiet residential road rather than a claustrophobic complex.

We are fortunate enough to own our own swimming pool rather than having to share with other villas.

The garden is now fully established and offers complete seclusion.

Everything needed for a villa holiday is within easy walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to write and thank you for the hire of your lovely villa. We all had an amazing time using the pool, exploring the garden with the children and playing with the endless number of buckets, spades and watering cans! The villa is incredibly well equipped which made cooking, washing and general day to day 'toddler and baby' jobs so much easier then anticipated. Clare June 2012.



I wanted to write and say how much we enjoyed our stay at Villa Helene. The villa was just perfect for us. We will definitely be renting it again in the future. Heather August 2011.



Thank you for a lovely week - this place is heavenly. Mike July 2012.
Oct 2003
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Reviews

4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

5

Another fantastic stay at Villa Helene!

  • 5 of 5

We had another fantastic stay at Villa Helene this summer with our two boys and are definitely going to book again next year. The villa was immaculate upon arrival and the owner includes a welcome pack of essentials including milk, tea, water, bread etc which is a really thoughtful touch - and really handy! The villa is ideally set up for a family and has 3 bedrooms, a spacious living area, a TV with lots of dvds to choose from and a well equipped kitchen with dishwasher and washing machine which were an absolute godsend! The pool was really clean and a lovely temperature (our 2 boys were hardly out of it!) and there were lots of buckets, spades, beach balls, beach mats etc in the villa for our use, and plenty of clean towels and linen to use. The pool is really secluded too - perfect for a bit of topless sunbathing ;-) We ate out at the local restaurants - they are very family friendly and reasonably priced. We also visited the beach a few times (a 15 min walk away), which is really charming and clean - not a horrible high rise building in sight! There's also a beach bar - which was an added bonus :-) All in all a really relaxing enjoyable holiday, I'd highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the trouble to write about your holiday experiences at Villa Helene. You and your family will be most welcome to go there again next year. Martin Hooff.
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5

Fantastic Stay at Villa Helene, Binibecca

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed at Villa Helene several times now and will keep going back! Its very spacious with all mod cons (incl dishwasher and washing machine - essential if you have kids!) and the pool is great - really secluded. The restaurants down the road are very child friendly and the beach is lovely - including beach bar :-) The villa is always immaculate upon arrival - and includes a lovely welcome pack of essentials - a very thoughtful touch! All in all a great place to have a relaxing and easy holiday - I highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

A tranquil, peaceful haven

  • 4 of 5

Villa Helene is in a lovely peaceful location, yet handy for shops and other amenities. The villa is a little dated, but very well-equipped and has everything needed for a family holiday. It is spotlessly clean, and the pool is well maintained and regularly treated. The owner could not be more helpful and even organised car hire, which was really useful. I would recommend the villa wholeheartedly to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Sipping wine on the terrace.

  • 5 of 5

San Patricia is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and has a wonderful secluded terrace overlooking its own pool. We stayed there in spring, but each evening we had our meal outside on the terrace and then sipped Menorquin wine whilst gazing at the sea. The pool was big enough for a proper swim and the villa is very well equipped, including a brand new kitchen. The entire property is very well laid out and well fitted, and was thoroughly clean and very well maintained. Recommended!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
5 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
£475
for 5 nights
From
£95
£665
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid
19 May 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£625
for 5 nights
From
£125
£875
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
High
7 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,505
for 7 nights
£1,505
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £10 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£625
for 5 nights
From
£125
£875
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £7 per night, per additional guest
 
Low
8 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£475
for 5 nights
From
£95
£665
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit is required at the time of booking and the balance is payable 2 months prior to your departure, when maps and an information pack will be sent to you. Insurance and flights from most UK airports can also be arranged.

Changeover Day:
Normally a Friday. There is some flexibility however outside the peak season of July/August.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Prices depend upon the period and number of persons, excluding infants under two. The above prices are for up to 4 persons per day. Please contact the owner for prices for larger parties up to 9 persons.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Binibequer in Minorca (Menorca)

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1: One double bed. Bedroom 2: Two single beds. Bedroom 3: The third bedroom is large and contains two adult sized bunk beds as well as two single beds. There is an en-suite bathroom attached which includes a self-contained shower.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The villa, together with a 'Welcome Pack' is prepared for your arrival. All linen is supplied (except beach towels) and is changed weekly. Sorry, no pets allowed. Outside: The lounge opens out on to an extensive patio which surrounds the 9 x 4.5m completely secluded swimming pool and purpose-built barbecue. Pool house, patio furniture, terraces (part shaded), easily accessible roof terrace, outside shower. The walled garden consists mainly of shrubs and mature trees.

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