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Villas With Separate Heated Swimming Pools - Villa Bute (2 Bedrooms,Sleeps 4)

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking



Villa Bute (2 Bedrooms,Sleeps 4)

The villa opens into the lounge/dining area. To the right is the main bedroom with twin beds and en suite bathroom. The second twin bedroom is to the left and adjacent to it is a toilet and shower room. To the back of the lounge is a galley style kitchen which is fully equipped with cooker top and oven, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster coffee percolator and electric kettle. A washing machine is housed in a small casetta to the rear of the property. Hot water is constantly available, supplied by an outside Calor heated boiler.

About the property


The villas with terraces and independent heated pools are in a quiet area of Cala'n Porter but easily accessible to restaurants and shops. They are within walking distance to a sandy beach and paved promenade with cafes. The Capitol Mahon is 10km away. The swimming pools vary in size but are on average 38 square metres, private & can be heated in the early and late season and have pool covers. They are surrounded by paved patios which are furnished with loungers and sunshades.

Sheena Smith
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
29 June, 2017

About Sheena Smith

Alan and I are retired general medical practitioners. We live in Scotland and have been enjoying family holidays in Menorca since 1973.

Sheena Smith purchased this villa in 1980

Why Sheena Smith chose Alaior

On our first visit to the island we simply fell in love with its peace and tranquility and enquired about purchasing a plot on which to build. That villa - Villa Arran - was not completed until 1980 but within a few years we wanted the pleasure af a swimming pool and so purchased the adjacent property which had ground attached and would allow us to build another villa with a pool situated centrally. This provided an opportunity for many happy family holidays and many friendships have been made as a result. In recent years, however, holiday makers prefer their own private swimming pools and so since 2006, to meet this need, the villas have been separated and a heated pool built in each.

What makes this villa unique

By booking our villas, families wishing to holiday together, can have their own villa with a pool and privacy but still be near to their friends.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
On booking the villa a deposit of £200 per week is payable. The balance is then due 8 weeks before departure.
If pool heating is requested (usually required May, June, September & October) there is an additional fee of £60/week
Hire of cot is £25/week and high chair 15/week.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday for Villa Bute, Villa Arran and Villa Iona. Alternatives may be considered for early season. Clients are asked not to expect entry until 2.00pm and to vacate the villa by 10.00am on departure.

Notes on prices:
Additional Costs in 2015 will be: Pool heating £70/week
Cot hire £25/week
High chair hire £15/week


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cala en Porter in Àrea Metropolitana de Maó

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets. One bedroom has en-suite and an air-condition unit. The second bedroom has an adjacent toilet and shower room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: All the villas are fitted with air conditioning units and fans. They have hairdryers, televisions, DVD players. Villa Bute has a very pleasant paved terrace accessed by a gate from the entrance pathway with another gate at the opposite end which leads down by 2 steps to the patio and the swimming pool. These gates can be locked which provides safety for young children. In the lower terrace there are loungers and a BBQ area. Villa Iona also has locked gates which allows the swimming pool to be isolated from small children if necessary. Villa Iona has a sliding gate at the street entrance. All the villas are very suitable for children. Outside: The swimming pools vary in shape and are on average about 9 x 4m. They can be heated in the early and late season (there is an additional fee to cover the cost of heating) and each has a pool cover. They are surrounded by paved patios which are furnished with loungers and sunshades.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Villa Bute (2 Bedrooms,Sleeps 4)
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Fabulous good location nice quiet area near shops and lovely walks

  • 4 of 5

Nice villa everything that you needed super pool very private

  • Review Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to hear that you have enjoyed your holiday in Villa Bute. Thank you for taking the time to tell us about it. Kind regards, Sheena
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This property was great no complaints

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was great home from home

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Had a fantastic 2 weeks, weather was lovely we went in the pool every day. Very quiet that's what we like relaxing and peaceful what more could you ask for. Sara and Shane were very helpful. We did not have a car there was no need we went all over the island by bus which was really nice and is cheap.

Thank you for a lovely stay. X

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for that very positive review. Very glad to hear you enjoyed Villa Bute. It was a pleasure for us to have served you. Kind regards, Sheena
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Great heated pool. Lovely area.

  • 4 of 5

Very relaxing and very quiet area. If you want peace and quiet this is the place for you. Although not far from the village centre if you have walking difficulties better to hire a car. A taxi from the airport cost 20 euros and the same back to the airport. A most enjoyable experience of Villa Bute. Thank you both. Hopefully we will be returning next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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As nnear perfectas possible

  • 5 of 5

Had a wondefull stay in Villa Bute, set in a lovely garden with an abundance of flowers, housekeeping and pool guy excelent. No problems.

Had the most peacfull holiday in an upmarket villa. Thank you Allan and sheena.

John and Lorraine W. London

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It has been a pleasure to welcome you to Villa Bute. Glad you have enjoyed your stay.
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Peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from an 11night stay at villa Bute feeling totally refreshed,if you want peace and quiet with a lovely pool and villa then this is for you. At times all you could hear is the occasional buzz of the local insects whilst lying by the pool ,heaven,the villa has everything you might need to enjoy your stay and only 15 min taxi from the airport (19 euros cost)and 10 min stroll to the town and 5min from the main cave attraction on the island. The only real disappointment was the lack of the main English tv channels,being sports fans we were looking forward to watching the commonwealth games.Alan and Sheena were great to deal with and Sarah on the island will take care of linen and towel changes for you.There are plenty of restaurants to choose from and a couple of supermarkets,I would totally recommend this property .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11.3 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Bar Pons
Nearest Ferry
11.5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Son Park
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Bar Pons
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Cala'n Porter
Car: not necessary


Cala 'n Porter has a very pleasant sandy beach and paved promenade on which are cafes providing snacks and cold drinks. It is within walking distance but takes a little longer on the return journey as it is uphill. For those who prefer to take their car there is plenty of parking space at the beach.


The villas are about 15 mins from Mahon airport, the only airport on the island. Car hire is readily available but is not essential as there are always plenty of taxis available to meet incoming flights, cost about 20 Euros. There is a regular bus service from Cala'n Porter to the town of Mahon itself.


The 2 largest towns on the island are Mahon, the capitol, which is about 10km away and Cuitadella the previous capitol at the opposite end of the island. Both have cathedrals of interest, theatres, and museums. They have many pleasant shops, cafes and restaurants and the waterfront at Mahon where there are many yachts and ferries is always interesting.

Further Details:

Menorca has been designated a site of environmental interest by the EU and so there are many bird sanctuaries, wild flowers and archeological sited to visit. The highest point in the island is Monte Torro. From the town of Mercadal a road leads all the way to the top where there is a small place of worship where services are held regularly. Several resorts offer water sports and inland there are horse riding facilities and a small zoo.