Apartment in Son Bou, Menorca - Alto Mar is Set in the Hillside of Son Bou, Hence the Fabulous Views
Son Bou has many facilities to offer for the perfect holiday. Water sports, snorkeling, surfing, pedalos and perfect long sandy beach with sand dunes. Perfect for your families and those just looking for a relaxing holiday (plus the famous nature reserve for the bird watcher). Night life at Son Bou is varied with restaurants, clubs, shops and hotels. Alternatively you can venture into Mahon with its lively harbour and a wide range of restaurants and nightlife. As the island of Menorca is only small there are many places of interest within easy reach. From one end of the island to the other is under an hours drive and is well worth the drive. A car is advisable. Off peak and winter lets are available if you just need to chill for a while and mingle with the locals (added bonus of a real log burner for chillier days). More photos on our website at the bottom of this page.
Top Traveller Review
A gem well equipped and wonderful views
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About the Owner
We are the proud owners of our lovely apartment for 5 years now and it brings us and our guests much pleasure. Our guest book is full of so many satisfied testaments. Many of our guests come and don't move very far from our terrace, just taking in the stunning views. Our aim is for our visitors to get that home from home feeling, as this is our sunshine home. When I (Eve) take bookings I like to pass on local information to help you settle into your holiday home. So please feel free to ask any questions. When choosing this apartment we looked at a few countries and settled on Menorca as we had been visiting the Island on and off during our married life. We always had a great holiday here,so it seemed the obvious choice in the end. We spend as much time as we can here, winter/spring/autumn.
Guestbook comments from the manager
Superb views, lovely furniture, very cosy. Mrs Tadman.
Home from home feeling, great location, happy holidays. Mrs Briggs.
I have no words to tell you both that we are so lucky to be able to stay in your home.It is delightful.Thank you so much for everything.Lib and Ian Johnson 2012 2011.
Wow what a view, great holiday, thanks, Eve Tracy Williams.
Stunning views lovely apartment all you could want from an apartment and so much more. June Daniels.
4.8 based on 4 holidaymaker reviews
A gem well equipped and wonderful views
We had a fantastic time the property is just what you would want for a relaxing holiday the views are to die for and the owner was so helpful thank you Eve
Lovely apartment, fantastic views
The apartment is clean and comfortable, with a lovely balcony area with sun loungers and patio set. The view is beautiful and it's a great place to relax after a day on the fantastic beach. The pool is also very nice and is only a short stroll away. All round a great place to relax. If you want to explore the rest of the island a hire car is recommended. We had a great holiday, Eve and the reception staff were very helpful.
We found this apartment over ten years ago and we continue to enjoy our holidays here. Son Bou has all you need for either a relaxing beach holiday or as a base to explore the rest of the beautiful island. The apartment is very comfortable with a terrace to watch the boats in the bay, the newly refurbished doors and windows and the wonderful sunset every night. There is a well appointed kitchen if you wish to enjoy your own cooking, but if you want restaurants there are plenty to accommodate all tastes. There are local buses to take you to the capital for excellent shopping and cafés. The beach is fabulous with plenty of space for everyone and safe bathing for children. A car is useful but as an alternative the local land train is an easy way to get to and from the beach and resort in the daytime or the restaurants at night. For a quality peaceful holiday this apartment cannot be beaten.
Having spent 2 wonderful weeks at this Villa we can definitely confirm, the quality, location, view and amenities it has to offer, are first class. The views from the sunny terrace, of the resort and beach, are superb and being able to have a grandstand view of the setting sun was the icing on the cake.
The villa & pool gave us everything we required, to have a lovely family holiday and keep 2 active girls happy throughout.
The resort centre and beach are a 5 - 10 minute walk away via the pleasantly challenging steps or via a car for the less active holidaymaker.
For anyone considering Son Bou for the first time, the sea is very child friendly with clean clear, mostly shallow water and the large sandy beach offers plenty of room for privacy.
All in all, a very memorable relaxing holiday at a beautiful villa and one we would definitely recommend and re-visit. Thanks for allowing us to share the villa.
From the Owner
“The apartment has that switch off button for us. It is at the end of a cul de sac and there is no need for people to go up that far unless they are staying there, so it is very private. There are minimal stairs to the front door compared to many of the others set in the hillside. The terrace is not overlooked and looks straight out to sea. Wonderful sunsets. We have a wood burner in the apartment making winter stays very cosy. We looked at many apartments in the resort and this one ticked all of our boxes, refurbished kitchen with modern fittings, a new bathroom refit and tiled. The best feature was, we could use it all year round because of the log fire. One of the best complements I feel about a guests stay was (all you could wish from an apartment and so much more). That is our aim.”
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Paintings, cycling, fishing and walking holidays all available on the island. The nature reserve in Son Bou is famous for its bird watching. New bowling alley now open in Son Bou.
Superb long sandy beach with clear turquoise water safe for children and bathing. Furthest end of the beach is for naturists. There is a established footpath which takes you to the next resort of Santa Tomas through the nature reserve and along the cliffs, a very nice walk highly recommended. Try your hand at fishing off the rocks, recommended.
Mahon is the airport which is 15 mins tranfer time by taxi or pick up your hire car at the airport. Prices available on request. Mahon harbour is a perfect place to watch the cruise ships come in whilst sipping a cool beer. Markets on Tuesday and Thursday. Plenty of shops for that souvenir.
Nearest town is Alaior a typical spanish village. Monte Toro is the highest point on the island. Views are superb, a must on your list of places to visit. Bus service comes into the resort during the summer season taking you to mahon where you can catch a bus to anywhere on the island.
Supermarkets are available in the resort but for the larger shop Alaior has a spar. There are also facilities are exchanging your pounds for euros in Son Bou. For larger banks you can go into Alaior or Mahon.
More photos on our website please email or phone. Bookings for 2009 being taken. Some discounts available, see advert for special dates.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
Oct 1st toOct 30th
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov to April enquire
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£50|
|Stay tax||£1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 16 years.|
At the time of booking 20% deposit is required plus a additional fee of £50.00 damage bond. This is returnable on your return if the apartment has sustained no damage. The balance is due two months prior to your holiday. In the event of holiday cancellation by the party within 3 months of the stated departure no monies will be returned. Cancellation prior to 3 months will qualify for 50% of the deposit returned subject to the apartment being relet otherwise the deposit will be forfeited.
Changeover day is Friday the time that you can enter the apartment is 14.00 hours and you must vacate by 10am. All party members are advised to take out full insurance cover for both flights and accommodation.Saturday change overs are sometimes possible.
Notes on prices:
Price is per apartment, not per person, per week. Please phone for prices for winter lets. June 2010 discounts available due to cancellation, please enquire!
Manager's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
From the Owner
“The benefit we feel from the apartment is, when you shut the front door you have privacy and a fantastic view. That does it for us and we can share it with you.”
- Away From It All
- Holiday Complex
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Ceiling Fans
- Hair Dryer
- Heating ...
- Internet ...
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room ...
- Towels Provided ...
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove ...
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- Dining Area
- DVD Player
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- Video Games
- Video Library
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool ...
- children welcome ...
- pets not allowed
- smoking allowed ...
- wheelchair inaccessible
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
- Bathroom, refurbished bath and shower, modern sanitary ware and decor. WC and bidet is also available. Fully tiled.
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - double bed, fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets with lamps. Bedroom 2 - two single beds, fitted wardrobes, two chests of draws, bedside stand and lamp. Second bedroom with sea views.
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- Garden ...
- Notes on accommodation: Smoking is restricted to the terrace only. If you require a cot or highchair please advise at the time of booking. Outside: An unoverlooked balcony with potted plants feel free to care for them in our absence. Sunsets to die for, whilst watching Majorca in the distance. Pretty tranquil gardens that are well cared with numerous plants. Private pool for sole use of guests. Wonderful views of resort from pool area. No need to move from terrace for that lazy holiday, just watch Son bou and its many activities from the sun lounger. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen, towels and tea towels are supplied. They are changed on a weekly basis. Maid service is available at an extra cost. Towels supplied are for the use in apartment only please provide your own beach towels. Other: The terrace has sunbeds, patio furniture and gas barbeque. Ideal for al fresco dining. There is a sun canopy to shield you from the midday sun.