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Apartment in landscaped gardens, two shared pools, five minutes walk to beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 559 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Apartment in Arenal d'en Castell, Menorca, Balearic Islands - Ideal Family Location 5 Mins Walk to the Beach, Shops, Supermarket and Restaurants

PLEASE NOTE: The rental cost quoted above includes a service fee, implemented by and paid directly to Owners Direct. Check View Details (below price) and More Details. Please see our prices and availability together with alternative methods of payment without additional charges.

(This ground floor apartment is set in beautiful landscaped gardens with 2 pools in the picturesque area of Arenal d'en Castell, the gardens and pools only being available to guests of Costa Arenal. The accommodation is light and sunny and is furnished and decorated to a high standard and sleeps 5/6. There is a shaded terrace with white oblong metal table and seating just perfect for eating outside, together with a private garden area with additional bench seating and two wooden lounger chairs. On the lower level two wooden sun loungers to help you relax and enjoy the last of the day's sun, from May the sun is on the lower level of the garden until 6.00/7.00pm. There are shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants only 5 minutes walk away together with the lovely gently shelving sandy horse-shoe bay with its clear shallow water, perfect for all. Son Parc golf club is a 10 minute drive. A perfect setting for your perfect holiday.

Jackie and Gary Watson
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About Jackie and Gary Watson

We are Gary and Jackie Watson and we live in England with our Shih Tzu puppy Benni. Gary works full-time as a bus driver and until May 2010 I worked full-time as a PA, but then took the decision to leave work to become a full-time carer for my mum who had Alzheimer's. We absolutely love our relaxing holidays in Spain, just keep coming back time and time again. We have part owned an apartment in Arenal d'en Castell but have always aimed to purchase a property of our own and in 2009 our aim was achieved with this apartment.

We have always found Spain a very welcoming and friendly place both as holiday makers and as owners.

Jackie and Gary Watson purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Jackie and Gary Watson chose Es Mercadal

Apart from the fact that everyone in Arenal d'en Castell has made us feel really welcome there are also the many facilities nearby including the beautiful award winning horse shoe bay.

There are lovely little villages only a walk away or travel by the small road 'choo choo' train.

If you wish to venture further only 20 minutes away by car is the beautiful port of Mahon and then the whole island to see. There really is something for everyone.

The apartment is only 25 minutes away by car/taxi from Mahon airport.

What makes this apartment unique

The property is set in beautiful private landscaped gardens with two pools, sun loungers and sea views. All linen is provided together with Hauck travel cot which includes a bassinette and changing area for baby, baby bath, high chair and child gate. To help you enjoy a travel light holiday we also provide at the beginning of the season parasols, two person festival tent, air beds and toys for the children, bearing in mind that items may be added to or taken away due to wear and tear. We have included in the rental a welcome pack to make your holiday that little bit special. Also to allow you to free up some luggage space we provide, for the length of your stay, 100% cotton beach towels (5' x 3') at a cost of £5 per towel.

Within the apartment there is a visitors book and we would very much appreciate any comments you may have. The Management Team who look after the apartment for us, should you need them, are available at all times during your holiday as our aim is to provide you with a relaxing and enjoyable holiday, a holiday of the standard we would expect ourselves.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mr and Mrs I Kelt. 2010. Thanks for letting us use your lovely apartment, we had a wonderful holiday and really relaxed. The gardens and pool area at Costa Arenal are beautiful, there's lots to do and plenty of places to eat so we hardly used the car at all - couldn't have wished for a nicer apartment, great amenities, the starter pack and all toiletries were an added bonus. We will definitely be looking at booking with you again.

Mr and Mrs C Kersey. 2011. Thank you for the use of your fantastic apartment. Great location and food, your welcome pack was greatly received. The apartment had everything we needed, kids enjoyed the beach equipment, definately be using your apartment in the future.

Mr and Mrs A Bennett, 2012. Wonderful holiday - thank you for letting us stay in your apartment.  Also thanks for the welcome pack - really nice touch.  Also thanks for all the information before we came.  Lovely resort. - would highly recommend it.
Oct 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Arenal d'en Castell in Minorca (Menorca)

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 559 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower, WC and wash basin. Fully tiled.
  • We also provide Cole and Lewis toiletries for your use throughout your stay.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Two single beds. Built in wardrobes
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , King size bed. Hauck cot (if needed). Built in wardrobe.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Bedside tables with bedroom lamps. Hauck travel cot (if needed) with bassinette and changing area for baby. Window with rear outlook. Wall safe. Pedestal electric fan, Babyliss hairdryer. Bedroom 2 with two single beds. Central small table with bedroom lamp. Window with side outlook. Tower electric fan. Babyliss hairdryer Both bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. Double sofa bed in lounge
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: 24 hour contact number for the Management Team. Cot, high chair, baby bath and child gate available in the apartment, also cot (linen if required). At the beginning of the season parasols, tent, air beds and toys for the children, bearing in mind that items may be added to or taken away due to wear and tear. Key lock wall safe. Iron and ironing board, DVD/CDs. Electric fans. Babyliss hair dryers etc Also included is a welcome pack which changes each year (see photographs). We also have Cole and Lewis toiletries for your use during your stay. Outside: Two shared pools, one a child pool, within beautiful landscaped garden also sun loungers free of charge. The apartment has a shaded terrace and a private garden area with outdoor furniture, perfect. Cleaning: The apartment is cleaned and prepared prior to your arrival. Bed linen, towels, dishcloth, tea towels are supplied. The apartment is cleaned prior to your arrival. Beach towels available for your use during your stay at a cost of £5 per towel.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)


Lovely stay!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely week in beautiful


We had a great time and the apartment is really handy very near the little shop which stocks all the essentials.

The pool area and gardens are pretty and well kept.

There is a short walk to the amazing beach which off season is lovely and quiet.

The apartment was peaceful and had all the things you need including a hairdryer which was useful.

There is a microwave oven which we used but also enjoyed eating out at the restaurant on the beach-la paella which was very nice and also welcoming of children.

Jackie and Gary were really helpful and helped answer all our questions before booking.


  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review, so please you had a lovely time and hopefully we will have you stay again in the future.
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Lovely apartment, highly reccomend!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, very well equipped apartment on a complex with a large pool and toddler pool! Terrace was a little sun trap, could happily relax on the loungers all day! Also a shaded outdoor terrace which was great area for our little one to play in a paddling pool. Short walk to a beautiful beach!! Highly reccomend, great value, will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So please you had a great holiday in the apartment, the loungers are new for the 2016 season so really pleased you enjoyed using them. Looking forward to having you stay again and thank you for the lovely review
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Lovely apartment - a home from home

  • 5 of 5

This is the fourth time we have stayed in the property and it now feels like a second home. The apartment has everything a family needs and is lovely and spacious. It is always lovely and clean when you arrive and the welcome card and presents are a really nice touch. The owners are very easy to deal with and incredibly friendly. We think this is the best property on the complex as it has additional space in the garden with sun loungers which we used every day. The kitchen is well stocked and there are lots of books and dvds in the front room. We liked the box full of beach equipment which always saves us a bit of money (especially the umbrella and mats). The washing machine is very useful as for the first time this year we only came with hand luggage and simply did a wash as and when we needed it (this saved us money on not needing to pay for a suitcase). There are 3 fans in the property which allowed us to keep cool in the evenings which made sleep much easier as it can stay very warm at night.

The apartment is near a couple of shops which sell everything you could possibly need. It is 5 minutes walk from the gorgeous beach and close to all the bars and restaurants. Our favourite is the restaurant on the beach called La Paella, the food is amazing and the staff (especially Jose) are so friendly.

Jackie and Gary always keep in touch from the minute you book. They even sent pictures earlier on in the year of improvements they had made to the apartment which got us very excited!

We have never had a bad stay in Arenal and the apartment which is why we keep coming back, why change when you have found such a lovely place? With only hand luggage this year we were in the pool 54 minutes after landing as we were staright out of the airport into a taxi (35 euros).

It is just a pity (but not a surprise) that the apartment is already booked for the whole of next August so where are we going to go?

Thanks again David, Sam and Jack Quincey

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a fabulous holiday in your lovely apartment. We will be back.

"I love this house very much and I love the fan and the beds and the pool and even the drawers" Rudy 4yrs

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you had a fabulous time, looking forward to having you stay again. So pleased you loved the apartment too Ruby
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lovely stay

  • 4 of 5


Many thanks we had a lovely holiday only issue was the glasses plates etc were very dirty and the green towels in the bath room smelt so bad i had to wash them the yellow ones and the beach towels were fine but the green were like they hadn't been washed, apart from that great.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have today contacted the Management Team and forwarded your email, I am so sorry and so embarrassed I don't know what to say, except please accept my apologies, in all the time we have rented out the apartment we have never had a bad review. Please be aware I will look into this.
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Great location. Lovely apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely two bed apartment in quiet setting. Perfect for a young family with great kitchen, living area and ample outdoor space.

Quiet and pretty pool area.

Easy access to restaurants and beach of main resort.

Two supermarkets very near by.

Very useful welcome pack provided.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review and so pleased everything was as it should be. Look forward to hopefully having you stay in the future.
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Prices & Availability

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1 Apr 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
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30 Apr 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
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4 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
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25 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
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15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
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3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:

We take payment by cheque and bank transfer to ensure no additional charges are made to either party, if you have an alternative method of payment you prefer please let us know at the time of your enquiry. We also take payment via Owners Direct online payments however this will incur a service fee implemented by and paid directly to Owners Direct.

A deposit of 25% is required to secure a booking, as soon as deposit received I will email confirmation letter together with sending a copy via Royal Mail together with rental agreement. The balance of the rental is due 10 weeks prior to arrival and as soon as received I will email confirmation of this payment together with any additional information.

Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds, should you wish a price in euros please email, there are no hidden extras. Long lets are accepted at a negotiated rate. Cancellations do happen so always re-check with us if your required dates were not available when you first checked.

Refundable damage deposit £100
This is held in a non interest bank account in the UK and separate from our own personal banking. The damage deposit is refunded within 14 days of departure date by cheque to the address given at the time of booking. As a result of your stay should we need to replace/repair any items photographic proof together with receipt for replacement/repair and the remainder of damage deposit, will be forwrded within 21 days by cheque to the address given at the time of booking.

Changeover Day:
We do not have a specific changeover day as we try to be flexible to allow you to take advantage of cheaper flights, we also take any number of days booking with a minimum of 7 days. We would require the apartment to be vacated by 10am on the day of your departure and occupancy not before 2pm to allow for cleaning etc, however we will try to be flexible.

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