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Peaceful Villa with Private Pool



Updated: 28-Jul-2016
Villa in Son Parc, Menorca - Residential Area, 13 Minute Walk to Beach

Please note that this year we are unable to take any bookings before 1st December 2016

Tranquilo is approached via a private drive with ample parking leading to covered terraces with a built in barbeque. A sun terrace with sufficient loungers surrounds the beautiful 8x4m pool and there is a dining table and chairs seating 8 available for those all-important alfresco meals. A further sun terrace is accessed from the master bedroom on the first floor. The villa is maintained to the highest standard by our English speaking Management Team and contains everything necessary for a truly memorable and comfortable holiday. A newly fitted kitchen, bedroom ceiling fans, unlimited broadband internet, 32 inch Sky TV, CD and DVD player a small library of holiday reading and even a selection of children’s games means your every need is catered for while you relax in your holiday home. As it is of paramount importance to the owners that you have a peaceful and relaxing holiday, every effort has been made to make Villa Tranquilo truly a home from home.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hi, We are Patty & Richard Wilkinson and have owned Villa Tranquilo for several years. Patty is a Project Officer for Age Concern and Richard owns an Electronics Design Company. We have a son, Daniel, in his final year at University studying Business Management.

We live in a 1720's cottage in the UK which we have spent many years renovating and we share our home with 3 Burmese cats.

We also spend as much time as we are able over on Menorca and love the peace and quiet of the villa and the laid back Menorcan life style. We spend time and money updating and improving the villa every year, the most recent work being a brand new kitchen, and also a power shower in the master bedroom ensuite. We endeavour to make the villa feel like a home from home and provide holiday reading and music CDs.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Richard & Patti

I just wanted to say how much we enjoyed our holiday at Villa Tranquillo - it is truly stunning and had all the facilities and equipment we could ask for in a beautiful setting. The area of Son Parc was lovely and we had a wonderful relaxing holiday, including catching up with live Olympic action when the sun got a bit too hot!. In particular we enjoyed a boat trip around the north coast marine reserve with some fantiastic snorkelling.

Thank you very much, I hope we may visit again one day.

Best wishes

Jenny & family

Dear Richard and Patty

I just wanted to write to say how much we enjoyed staying in your villa in July. It's a lovely villa and in a beautiful location. We really enjoyed the quiet location but still within walking distance to bars, restaurants and a lovely beach. We especially loved the large pool and the shade surrounding it.

We've been to Menorca many times before but this year was our favourite visit

Kind regards

Jan 2009
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

A family holiday with 8 of us staying. There was plenty of room in side and out. The area was very quiet so ideal for a relaxing holiday.

The weather was nice and warm. The pool, beach and various play areas were great for kids.

We had to wait a couple of hours before we could get into the Villa but it gave us time to go to the shops and the kids to jump into the pool. Once inside it was very clean.

You need to keep all food swept up and put away otherwise somehow the ants (only small) would appear.

We enjoyed eating outside by the pool in the evening at the Villa and , bars/restaurants. Not overly expensive but neither a large menu at any of them most made us feel welcome.

I would return to the Villa again as everyone enjoyed the holiday and the island was very nice. Need a car if you want to explore we stayed locally and used the buses on 2 days out to Mahon and Fornell. There was a small water park at Fornell for the kids but also, a nice beach as well for the adults to visit (if not worried about hills).

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you for your good review.
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Lovely private villa with all amenities required.

  • 4 of 5

There was a slight delay in the villa being ready which has been fed back to the owner but this did not spoil our stay at all.

The pool and surrounding area and amenities were perfect for us. Ample bedroom and bathroom space as well as kitchen and dining ares worked well.

Supermarkets close by for bar b as as well as beach down the road together with child friendly restaurants and bars.

We would return - was everything we wanted.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Owner's Response: Thank you for this honest review, much appreciated.
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Fab spaceous Villa

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in the area once before and was not disappointed in returning to the area, the villa had lots of space and very clean, you name it the villa had it, very impressed. The beach is a short walk from the villa and is stunning and very safe for children. Quiet location so no problems sleeping a fanatic holiday had by all.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Another Great Holiday

  • 5 of 5

A great holiday again! Best weather ever and I think this is our 5th stay.

We love the island and like to get out and about as we always have something fresh on our list we want to see but we've taken full advantage of your excellently maintained pool and it's been especially

nice to enjoy a meal and a glass of wine in your lovely peaceful garden when too lazy to walk just "down the strip" to a restaurant.

Our stay coincided again with the Jaleo in Mercadel when the famous black horse and riders were performing in the Square.

As usual villa and garden beautifully clean and tidy on arrival.

We are already looking forward to next year so thanks again for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the lovely review which is greatly appreciated. It is always nice to welcome back previous clients as old friends. Richard and Patty
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Activity and Interests


The spectacular safe sandy beach of Son Parc is about a 13 minute walk away through the pines and sand dunes. Here you will find gently sloping access into shallow water, ideal for the very young and old alike. There is also the added peace of mind given by the presence of a lifeguard on duty. Sun beds, umbrellas, and canoes can all be hired during the high season also a small beach bar is open serving drinks and meals.


A car is recommended, but there is a bus service running in the summer months from Son Parc centre a short walk from the villa, calling at the delightful fishing village of Fornells, and the large towns of Mahon and Ciutadella. The airport at Mahon is approximately 35 minutes away by car/taxi.


The centre of Son Parc is 5 minute walk and Son Saura beach is a short 13 minute walk away. Fornells the nearest resort, is approximately a 15 minute drive away. The town of Mahon and the airport are about a 35 minute drive.

Further Details:

There are several super markets within Son Parc plus a variety of gift shops restaurants and bars to suit every taste and age group.For a greater variety of shops, a Bank and chemist etc visit Mercadal, approximately 20 minutes by car.A good selection of gift shops and restaurants can be found in Fornells a picturesque fishing village, a 15 minute drive away.Also water sports may be enjoyed here. Horse riding is also to be found nearby and bird watching is possible on the wetlands behind the beach at Son Parc and also at Es Grau. There is an abundance of wildlife on the island and the beautiful countryside of the interior is ideal for walkers. This villa has been issued with a tourist license from the Consell Insular De Menorca and fully complies with current Spanish Law, relating to quality and safety.


Rental rates

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Rate 1
17 Mar 2017 - 8 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Rate 2
9 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
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Rate 3
7 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Rate 4
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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Rate 5
8 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
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7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Prices are for the property per week (7 nights) in UK Pounds.
Non refundable deposit of 20%. Balance to clear 8 weeks prior to departure.
Up to 8 weeks no cancellation charge.
4 to 8 weeks 50% of rate refunded
2 to 4 weeks 25% of rate refunded
Less than 2 weeks no refund.

Changeover Day:
Change over day FRIDAY. The villa will be available from 2pm on date of arrival and will need to be vacated by 10am on date of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

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Updated: 28-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • En suite bathroom to bedroom one, with new shower, wc, bidet, washbasin and vanity unit with fitted cupboards. En suite to bedroom 2 with shower, washbasin and wc. Fully fitted Family bathroom to bedrooms 3 and 4 with bath and shower over.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1. Master with twin beds and en suite. Access to sun terrace. Bedroom 2. Ground floor. Double bed, en suite. Bedroom 3. Ground floor with Twin beds. Shares Family bathroom with bedroom 4. Bedroom 4. Ground floor Twin beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

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


  • Outside: The beautiful 8x4 m pool is accessed via steps into the shallow end and is illuminated at night. The surrounding sun terrace has an ample amount of sun beds and there is a brick built BBQ and large dining table seating up to 8 people. The garden is made up of Palms, Oleander and various colourful indigenous flowers and shrubs. Large pine trees offer some welcome shade in which to escape the heat of the day. Foliage completely surrounds the garden making it a private and secluded area in which to relax. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa is maintained to a high standard and will be cleaned prior to your arrival. All linen and towels are provided with the exception of beach towels.

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