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Apartment in Arenal d'en Castell with Fabulous views over sea and bay.

Overview

Property

Updated: 18-May-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

About the property

Apartment in Arenal d'en Castell, Menorca, Balearic Islands - Peaceful Location (Poblado Marinero). 90 seconds walk to the fantastic beach.

Sleeps 4. This is a large 2 bedroom apartment in the prime location of Poblado Marinero in Arenal d'en Castell Menorca. The apartment is set into the slopes of the shoreline, directly overlooking the horseshoe shaped bay, and has fabulous views out to sea. Access to the large sandy beach is via a pathway through private gardens. All resort amenitiesare a very short walk away. Ideal location for a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Paul Hodges
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 May, 2017

About Paul Hodges

I live in the West Midlands, with my wife of 40 years, and I am 65 years of age. I am a Chartered Accountant and until recently ran my own printing business. I have been going to Menorca for peaceful relaxing holidays for 25 years (needed after the stress of business!). I have travelled to many other holiday destinations but only Madeira came close to Menorca.

Paul Hodges purchased this apartment in 1980

Why Paul Hodges chose Es Mercadal

I fell in love with Arenal the first time I visited. I travelled to other holiday destinations but always returned to the peace and tranquility of Menorca.

What makes this apartment unique

Peace and quiet. The beach is fabulous and the sea is great to swim in as usually it's calm and mostly warm. The food on the island is fantastic, but not cheap, and there are some entertainments if required. Generally there are no "English Pubs" and no bad behaviour by visitors.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Jef 23/09/13

The apartment was great, we really enjoyed staying there.



Keith 15/06/13

What a beautiful island it is. We loved the apartment and the incredible view.



Lesley 25/05/13

Had a lovely week - the villa was perfect - great location and size.



David 06/08/12

We had a fantastic week in Menorca. Weather was great and the bay was just superb.Your apartment ticked all the boxes and its location could not be better.



Taryn 31/07/12.

We had a fabulous time - your apartment was perfect. It never ceases to amaze me how peaceful that part of the world can be. My whole family enjoyed it.



Graeme 15/07/12.

We had a lovely time and the apartment was everything we expected.



Sally 14/07/12.

We had a fabulous time.



Jo - 13/04/12.

Just returned from a very restful, quiet holiday. Absolute bliss.
Nov 2009
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Jef 23/09/13

The apartment was great, we really enjoyed staying there.



Keith 15/06/13

What a beautiful island it is. We loved the apartment and the incredible view.



Lesley 25/05/13

Had a lovely week - the villa was perfect - great location and size.



David 06/08/12

We had a fantastic week in Menorca. Weather was great and the bay was just superb.Your apartment ticked all the boxes and its location could not be better.



Taryn 31/07/12.

We had a fabulous time - your apartment was perfect. It never ceases to amaze me how peaceful that part of the world can be. My whole family enjoyed it.



Graeme 15/07/12.

We had a lovely time and the apartment was everything we expected.



Sally 14/07/12.

We had a fabulous time.



Jo - 13/04/12.

Just returned from a very restful, quiet holiday. Absolute bliss.
Nov 2009
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10 Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

5

Comfortable quiet apartment overlooking the beach

  • 5 of 5

A lovely spacious Spanish style apartment with a large balcony with wonderful sea views. We've had two fabulous relaxing holidays here and have booked again for June 2017

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. It is always very satisfying when guests book again the following year. I hope your holiday in 2017 is as fabulous as the two previous years. Paul Hodges.
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5

A little piece of Paradise.. We love it!

  • 5 of 5

Just back from our 2 weeks in your perfect apartment where the sun shone every day. We love that view and shall pine for it until next year.

We had some long lazy days on the beach playing in the beautifully clear waters of Arenal. The kids snorkelling improves each year and this year our son jumped off the rocks in the bay like we see the local boys doing. A highlight for him...though not for us as we watched on with our hearts in our mouths as he shouted 'cannon ball' as he launched into the water below.

This year we visited a few new places, Favaritx Lighthouse and Es Grau Nature Reserve along with some old favourites, Mahon, Citudella, Fornells and Monto Toro.

We loved the new addition of the beach sun loungers this year.

The apartment as always was very clean and tidy with fresh sheets and towels mid week. The maids are always very pleasant and smiling.

Thank you for letting us use your apartment again and roll on next year.

The Cooks

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, what can I say? Thank you. Muchas gracias. Paul Hodges.
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5

Stunning location and a lovely villa!

  • 5 of 5

All round a superb holiday. Owner was brilliant and the villa and view were also great. One downside was that five light bulbs had gone and there were no replacements. But apart from that it was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Really pleased that you had a superb holiday and enjoyed the views from the balcony. Light bulbs - Aremaser the property managers would have replaced these for you. I will also in future leave some spares, as you have suggested. Paul Hodges.
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5

We have just returned from a two week stay. The apartment is spacious and well equipped .

  • 5 of 5

The view is mesmerising , and the sound of the sea hypnotic.

We would highly recommend a stay in this apartment and resort

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tracey, thank you for your review. Hypnotic sea is a wonderful description. Paul Hodges.
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5

A fantastic place you want to keep to yourself!!

  • 5 of 5

Another amazingly relaxed holiday spent in your appartment. It is definitely the best place in Menocra to stay. The beach never disappoints regardless of the weather. This year the kids enjoyed watching the fork lightning out at sea from the balcony. Another memory that they will never forget. Thank you so much for letting us stay.

This was our 4th year and looking forward to returning again next year.

Many thanks

The Cooks

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Yes the lightening can be very spectacular especially when it is out to sea and you can watch it approaching from the horizon. Really pleased you had another "amazingly relaxed holiday" and thank you for booking again next year.
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5

What a View

  • 5 of 5

What a view.....

Lovely apartment with fabulous balcony.

Great resort with amazing beach & good choice of restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Stuart for your review. Yes the beach is fabulous and the view is commented on by everybody. Is it the best beach on the island of Menorca? It certainly gets my vote! I have said before that the restaurants in Arenal D'en Castell do not get credit for the quality of the food or the value for money. Most importantly you had a lovely holiday. Regards, Paul Hodges.
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Location

From the Owner

I fell in love with Arenal the first time I visited. I travelled to other holiday destinations but always returned to the peace and tranquility of Menorca.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Mahon at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Alcalde at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Son Park at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Alcalde at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Arenal D'en Castell at 0.1 Kilometres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Path/steps lead to the beach (approx 90 seconds!) through communal gardens.The large beach is clean and sandy. The beach slopes gently into the sea which is ideal for younger children. Umbrellas, sun loungers and pedaloes can be hired on the beach. At the end of the beach there are two restaurants and first aid.

Travel:

The nearest airport is Mahon (MAH) which is 25-30 minutes by car.

Further Details:

There are several small supermarkets in the resort. The closest is approx 600yards from the apartment.

There are several other smaller shops scattered around the resort and the Coves Noves shopping mall is approx 1 mile away.

There is a reliable bus service to Mahon for a larger selection of shops.There is also a typical Spanish market twice a week. The fish market is certainly worth a visit even if you do not wish to buy anything.

There are several cash points in Arenal and also a couple of small banks/exchange shops.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 19
24 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£320
for 7 nights
£320
 
 
Rate 20
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
Rate 21
2 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£460
for 7 nights
£460
 
 
Rate 22
23 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£540
for 7 nights
£540
 
 
Rate 23
7 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£590
for 7 nights
£590
 
 
Rate 24
21 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
Rate 25
1 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£510
for 7 nights
£510
 
 
Rate 26
15 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£410
for 7 nights
£410
 
 
Rate 27
29 Sep 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£320
for 7 nights
£320
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £70

Booking Notes:
Prices shown are for the property per week for a maximum of four persons and are stated in UK pounds. A deposit of 30% (Minimum £100) is required to confirm the booking with the balance due 2 Months before departure.

Changeover Day:
Friday is preferred but flexibility in non high season weeks. Please see availability chart.

Notes on prices:
The minimum rate shown above is for 1 weeks occupation including a one off charge of £70 for cleaning . For 2 weeks (14 nights) or 3 weeks (21 nights) occupation deduct £70 from the above weekly price for the second and third week. Alternatively use the cost calculator and calender for easier accurate costings.

Winter weeks available on long let by negotiation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Updated: 18-May-2017
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Facilities

From the Owner

Peace and quiet. The beach is fabulous and the sea is great to swim in as usually it's calm and mostly warm. The food on the island is fantastic, but not cheap, and there are some entertainments if required. Generally there are no "English Pubs" and no bad behaviour by visitors.

Property Type

  • apartment

General

  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Toys ...

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort

Attractions

  • bay
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom with bath/shower over, washbasin, bidet and wc. Automatic washing machine and tumble dryer located in seperate vented closet.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms). Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 a large bedroom with twin beds, fitted wardrobes and door to balcony with sea view. Bedroom 2 a medium bedroom with twin beds and fitted wardrobes.

Outside

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

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • The apartment is cleaned on arrival and exit. Cot, including linen and high chair can be booked prior to arrival.

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