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Secluded, Fun Accommodation With Private Pool, pool shower, Wifi, air/con.

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Sep-2016
Villa in Cala'n Porter, Menorca - Peaceful Location, 10 min Walk to the Beach and Centre of Calan Porter Town.

The Villa provides a perfect setting for relaxation.

It is not overlooked and has a pretty garden with mature trees, flowering shrubs, purpose built BBQ with bar and fridge. There are sunny terraces around the pool area and also covered terraces for shade (should you need it).

The villa accommodates 6 adults comfortably in 3 double bedrooms, one en-suite plus another shower room. All the bedrooms are on one side of the villa.

From the lounge double doors open onto the garden and terraces with pool, as does bedroom 1.

The lounge, kitchen and dining area are open plan with modern units in keeping' with the tastefully furnished accommodation. The dining area also opens onto the covered terrace with cane suite and coffee table leading into the main garden with BBQ and large dining table with 6 chairs and umbrella, for outside dining.

From the kitchen is a door leading to a courtyard terrace with potted herbs and trees also housing a coffee table and seating area with cushions.

There is car port with space for 1 car and lockable gates to the road.

The pool has stone steps and is 6 x 5 meters and poolside shower. The pool is cleaned at least twice weekly.

There are 6 sun beds with separate umbrella. Also provided are 6 beach towels for use during your stay.

The roof terrace can be accessed from the side of the villa with sunbed for further sunbathing opportunity.

The villa is also equipped for out of season cooler evenings with a wood burning stove, aircon/ heaters in the bedrooms, Also provided are duvets, if needed.

As owners and living locally we maintain, service and greet our guests personally.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I first visited Menorca in 1984 and loved the beaches and easy atmosphere. Everything was within easy reach and the towns of Mahon and Cuitadella are interesting and beautiful. The Port of Mahon has a good night life.

There are water sports available, excursions, horse riding, safari treks across country, organised walks, fiestas and events.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

So private and relaxing!

Calan Porter was perfect for our teenage family. We could enjoy ourselves and relax in a restaurant knowing that our daughters were only a stones throw away down the road.

Thank you we enjoyed your garden and your private, homely villa.
Dec 2008
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13 Reviews

4.8
based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

5

The perfect get away, in a stunning villa/gardens.

  • 5 of 5

This villa has everything you could possibly want, from a extremely well equipped and spacious interior, to a beautiful, relaxing garden. The welcome pack was very much appreciated, as we arrived in the evening.

A short walk to the beach, bars, restaurants and shops, not necessary to hire a car.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Elizabeth for a wonderfully relaxing holiday, our first experience of renting a villa and will certainly be returning. I would highly recommend this villa to all, families, couples or those that just want to relax.

Thankyou Elizabeth

Best wishes

Caron and family.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Private Villa

  • 5 of 5

This villa is lovely - even nicer than the photographs. It is a private haven, somewhere where you can enjoy time together in peace. The villa itself is perfect - clean, spacious & well-equipped. The location of the pool is spot on, as you can see whoever's in it whilst you sit in the lounge area, through the double doors. The outside space is really useful, especially the shaded area with the square wooden table. All-in-all, highly recommendable - so much so, we've booked again to go next summer. Thank you Liz for a wonderful stay. Sally

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had a great holiday and thank you for your lovely comments. Also thank you for leaving the villa so clean and tidy. Looking forqard to seeing you all again next August.
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5

Beautiful Villa!

  • 5 of 5

This was our 5th year visiting Cala n Porter and was the best villa we have stayed in! There was 5 of us and plenty of room for all of us especially the shaded outside space was very welcome! The pool was great and we spent many hours in there playing with our son. The only sad thing is that its booked up for when we have our holiday next year. Many thanks Liz and Kim for the use your beautiful, homely villa. Helen, Richard, Joe, Elsie and Derrick Butler

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comments and sad that we are booked for your dates next year! If you can we would love to welcome you back for your future holidays another year in Cala en Porter.
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Mick and Barbara

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful,homely villa with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. We were joined by family for the first few days and with two young grandchildren the pool was a fantastic asset! Calan en Porter is a very relaxed area with enough of everything to make our stay really enjoyable.

Meeting Liz on our arrival was lovely and the welcome pack was great.

The kids loved the resident tortoises and kept them fed every morning.

We would certainly recommend this villa to anyone wishing to visit this beautiful island.

Thank you Liz and Kim for letting us stay in your lovely villa.

Mick and Barbara

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind comments and thank you for leaving the villa so tidy and clean. It would be great to see you again next year if you decide to return to the island with your family.
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5

Fabulous villa, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We've just arrived back from our week stay and we've had the most amazing time. The villa is one of the best well equipped villas I've stayed in before. The highlights:

- comfortable outdoor seating area, we used every night.

- added amenities by owners, extra beach towels were fab! Umbrella for beaches were handy. Kitchen extras such as dishwasher tablets is unheard of so thank you!

-10 minute walk into centre of calan porter

- air con in bedrooms

The kids loved the resident tortoises and loved feeding them it added that extra special factor to this lovely unique villa.

Thanks again

The hills

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Louise for your very kind comments. It was great to meet you all and so pleased that you enjoyed living in our villa for your holiday.I always think that a holiday is short and special that really you just want to get on and enjoy it straight away. Thank you for feeding out tortoises, they are becoming quite famous. Haha! Kind regards, Liz
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Truly amazing villa

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week in villa in cala en porter with our son and our friends and their son...the villa is amazing,,, boys loved the pool...best place we have ever stayed....loved the resident tortoises, loved feeding them daily! We named them carla & porter!!! A short walk to shops and restaurants,,,Loved it that much going again next year..menorca a lovely island and friendly people...thanku liz for a wonderful time in your villa...john,julie matty plunkett liverpool uk

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks John for your kind comments and lovely to meet you all. Look forward to your return next year.
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Location

From the Owner

Calan Porter has many aspects. It has a good, small and friendly beach with amenities for hiring pedalos, canoes, sun beds and umbrellas as well as soft sand a few bars and restaurants. There are lovely walks all around Cala en Porter as part of the Cami de Cavalls, the old route around the island. There are wonderful views and a wonderful sunset, facing west. The famous Cavos de Xoroi are situated in the rock face over looking the ocean, creating an internationally famous beauty spot and night club. There is a community here with Town Hall, medical centre, post office, pharmacy and shops. Many activities are organized for locals and visitors by the local authorities. There is a fiesta with many locals taking part and creating a special event on the beach and around the town.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Mahon at 5 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : The castle at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Port of Mahon at 8 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Son Parc at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : El Pulpo, Cala en Porter at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Cala en Porter at 0.2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

If activities are required information can be provided on request. Horse riding, cycle hire, diving, wind surfing, kayaking,canoeing, safari style excursions, painting, etc.

The Cami de Cavalls , route around the island comes through Cala en Porter. You can walk around the whole island.

Coast/Beach:

Calan Porter beach is a 10 minute walk away. It is set in a pretty gorge and has a road leading down to it.

If you hire a car you are in an ideal position to visit all the other 120 beaches, some a little more commercial and others totally natural without even a bar. Also there are a variety of sandy and rocky beaches for snorkeling and diving.

Travel:

Mahon airport is a 15 minute drive away. The port of Mahon is approximately a half an hour drive and is well worth visiting for regattas and boat watching as well as the variety of shops, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, live music and the Casino. Car hire is recommended for traveling around as taxis can become expensive and the bus service finishes early.

Distances:

The nearest village to Cala en Porter is San Climente a working, typical Menorcan village with a good supermarket, shops, bars, cafes, restaurants and jazz club every Tuesday. Mahon city is a 20 minute drive away with markets every Tuesday and Saturday and of course it's famous harbour, the 2nd deepest, natural harbour in the world.

Another city nearby is Alaior, a Medieval city sitting on a hill with beautiful architecture and cathedral. Between Cala en Porter and Alaoir are stone age sites.

Further Details:

Cala en Porter is a tourist resort with a town centre and square. There is a medical centre, pharmacy, shops and 4 supermarkets, who provide free delivery. There are many restaurants and bars with a variety of themes for live music and entertainment. At the very end of Calan Porter are the famous caves -Cavos D'en Xoroi, which in the day is a beauty spot to visit and have a drink and from 11.30 in the evening a famous night club.

Also Cala en Porter is part of the Cami de Cavalls route around the island, the old, horse route, which has been recently developed to maintain the history and for keen walkers and lovers of nature.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
April 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
April-May 2017
15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
June 2017
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£785
for 7 nights
£785
 
 
2017 Jun24th-July 21st
24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
2017 July 22nd/Sept 6th
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
Sept 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Sept/Oct 2017
23 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Oct/Nov2017
14 Oct 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Tax Rate 10.0%

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday in high season. The villa will be available from 2.30pm on arrival (unless previously arranged). Departure should be by 10.30am (unless previously arranged).
You will be met at the villa with keys(but there is also a keysafe for unforeseen circumstances) and a quick tour around

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
If you wish to reserve the villa , there will be a 24 hour period for you to book.
If you wish to book, a 25% non refundable deposit is payable immediately.
The balance will be due 55 days (8 weeks approximately)before your arrival date.
I provide invoices with all payment details for each payment.
The cancellation arrangements are;
If you are unable to fulfil your holiday and wish to cancel the procedure is only for the return of the balance payment.
8-6 weeks before your holiday there will be a 100% refund
6-4 weeks before your holiday there will be a 50% refund
4-2 weeks before your holiday there will be a 25% refund
0-2 weeks before your holiday there will be no refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

From the Owner

The main benefit is privacy. The villa is situated to benefit the facilities of the town & the surrounding countryside but secluded and private with mature trees and flowering shrubs as well as a variety of fruit trees surrounding its sunny terraces. The villa is comfortable and is tastefully furnished with a farmhouse feel. The main area is open plan and the main doors open fully to overlook the pool and garden. The outside space is pretty and provides a variety of areas for quiet times and a large dining area for gatherings. There is a wood burning stove should it be needed for early and out of season bookings. We provide beach towels to alleviate luggage weight. It is approximately a 10 minute walk to the beach and centre. Cala en Porter is not far from the airport and to the main town of Mahon with bus services throughout the year to the other centres on the island.

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort

Attractions

  • bay
  • caves
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, en suite to bedroom 1.shower,toilet, basin, mirror, shelves
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Communal bathroom:shower,toilet,basin,cupboard,heater,shelf
  • En-suite bathroom with bedroom 2 with shower, wc, basin. Bathroom with shower, basin, wc, shelving, mirror.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, King size bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers, mirrors, shelves.
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, King size bed with 150cms wide. en suite shower room.
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, twin beds, chest of drawers, side table, lamp,mirror,shelves
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 2 with king size bed, glazed wardrobe, chest of drawers, with doors leading onto a covered terrace overlooking the pool. Bedroom 1 with king size bed, en suite shower room and doors leading to the courtyard terrace. Bedroom 3 with twin beds, chest of drawers, bed side table, lamp, video tv, fan, wardrobe in the hallway.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The main living area is open plan with a kitchen and dining area as well as lounge with comfy sofas. In early season there is the availability of a wood burning stove for colder evenings. The dining area has double doors to the covered terrace as an extension of the inside accommodation. It has a cane outside sofa, coffee table and garden chairs with potted plants. This leads onto the outside, barbecue and dining area with bar/BBQ, table and chairs, protective umbrellas. There are 6 sun beds in the garden and another umbrella. There are flowering plants, trees including lemon, orange, peach, palm trees and flowering oleanders, bougainvillea, wisteria. It is very private. From the lounge area are also glazed, doors opening onto the garden. They open, fully allowing the garden and house to work together. The 3 bedrooms are together on one side of the villa with the main bathroom and en suite. Outside: The main garden houses the swimming pool which is for the sole use of the villa. The pool is 6 x 5 meters and has stone steps for access. The pool is cleaned twice weekly. There is an outside shower. Surrounding the pool are sunny terraces and mature trees(palm trees, hibiscus, lemon, peach, oleander). There are mature plants and cacti and climbing bougainvilleas and wisteria around the house and fences. From the villa are covered terraces expanding the whole length and one extended area with wicker sofa and chair and coffee table. Also in the garden is a purpose built BBQ with fridge and bar, table and 6 chairs, parasol and 6 sun beds and plenty of other seating for private chilling! There is a roof terrace accessed by outside stone steps. To the rear of the villa and from the kitchen is a courtyard style area with table and chairs, potted plants and herbs. Utility Room: Is equipped with a washing machine, dryer, fridge/freezer, small dresser, ironing board, iron, airer, pegs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included with the general let and are changed on Change over days.6 beach towels are provided. All clean linen is provided on a weekly basis. Other: The dining area has a table with 6 chairs, dresser and has double glazed doors opening onto a covered terrace with outside garden sofas and chairs, leading onto the BBQ area with outside table and chairs for 6 people with large umbrellas.

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