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Villa with Private Pool and Spacious Grounds

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa close to farmland and yet close to town centre

Good sized 3 bedroom villa in a secluded location and yet within a very short walk of Cala'n Porter's centre. The villa is very well presented, offering everything you will need for a relaxing break. The villa has a tourist licence and therefore you can be assured of the quality of the accommodation. There is unlimited wi-fi in the villa. The large bedrooms all come with an en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. One bedroom has a safe for added peace of mind. The kitchen has a dishwasher, built-in oven, gas hob and microwave. The living / dining room has a flatscreen TV, DVD player, Sky TV, iPod/iPhone docking station and a CD player. There are ceiling fans in all bedrooms and the lounge. There is a hairdryer in 2 of the bedrooms. Outside there is a fabulous pool and patio area offering total seclusion if required. The pool has a separate shallow end suitable for small children. There is a shaded eating area next to the barbecue, sun loungers and a further table and chairs to add to your enjoyment of this beautiful villa.

Andy Ransom
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
15 September, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just to say we had a fabulous week in your lovely villa. The weather was superb so we made good use of the fantastic pool. My two grandchildren had a whale of a time and say it was their best holiday ever! (Their parents and grandparents had a really good time too!)

Thank you for the use of your villa again this year, the villa was everything

we remembered it to be from our previous holiday there & I would certainly

recommend it to my friends.

We all had a brilliant time thanks. The villa was the best we have stayed in by far and had all (and more !) that we needed. Kids enjoyed themselves in the pool and we made very good use of the sun loungers and the library! We have no complaints whatsoever and will stay again if we visit Menorca.
Nov 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cala en Porter in Àrea Metropolitana de Maó

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please take care of the bedding and towels.
  • Please do not slam the patio doors.
  • Please treat the villa with respect by keeping it tidy, taking care with the fixtures and fittings and taking out rubbish frequently.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath/shower over, wc, bidet. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with bath/shower over, wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with wc, shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, built-in wardrobes and patio doors to rear garden. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, built-in wardrobes and safe. Bedroom 3 with twin beds, built-in wardrobes and patio doors to pool area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay
  • caves
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: The villa is very secure with a wall around the perimeter offering extra peace of mind if you have young children. No smoking inside the villa please. Outside: The villa is on a larger than average plot, with well stocked and tendered gardens. There is an extensive patio area all round the villa, giving you total seclusion, sunbathing space and shady areas. The private pool has a shallow child friendly area and steps leading to the main pool area. Outside shower, 6 sunbeds and further table and chairs with parasol are provided. The lovely built-in barbecue area has a covered eating area with lighting for those relaxing Summer evenings. Utility Room: Washing machine outside in separate cupboard. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The villa will be cleaned for your arrival and the beds will be freshly made. Clean linen, bath towels, hand towels and tea towels are provided. No services will be provided to you during your accommodation.


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A wonderful week in a beautiful villa

  • 5 of 5

Villa Oliver is possibly one of the best villas we have stayed in. Immaculately clean, well equipped, and airy and spacious. The pool was beautifully maintained and the garden which surrounded the villa gave ample shade and privacy. The bougainvillea was breathtaking. The position of the villa could not be more central. Less than 5 minute walk to a large supermarket, and ample restaurants within easy walking distance. Bar Pons is definitely worth a visit. Very friendly staff and it seemed to be frequented by locals which is always a good sign. Although the villa was so close to all amenities it was peaceful and secluded. We will definitely be returning. Thank you Andy and Justine for lending us your villa.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having Jane and her group as guests and we look forward to having them back in the future. 5 star guests!
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Lovely villa. Shame about next door!!

  • 3 of 5

Villa great no complaints couple of little niggles but not worth mentioning. However the noise from next door really ruined it for us. Next door is like a farm cockles start art 5am and continue all day didn't realise peacocks were so noisy they also have emus dogs cats and let's not forget the goat that seems to live on their roof very odd and very noisy. Not the peaceful relaxing holiday we were hoping for. Would we go back absolutely not !!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: One of the neighbours do keep chickens plus a few other animals and it is really regrettable that they disturbed our guests on this occasion. On the positive side, we have many returning guests who have not made similar observations regarding noise disturbance and have only made very positive comments about the quality of the accommodation which are supported by the other reviews on this site. The villa, whilst very close to the town centre, is not surrounded by other rental villas and therefore you will not be disturbed by the noise typically generated by having other holidaymakers around you. The surrounding area is mainly populated by local residents who are extremely friendly and welcoming to our guests. Having said this, the feedback is taken seriously and we will consider what measures can be taken to shield the villa from the intermittent noise generated by the chickens. Please rest assured that the villa has been granted a tourist licence by the local Department of Tourism for which it had to meet very high standards and pass a stringent inspection.
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Great villa, lovely pool, fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and myself stayed at this Villa for a week in early June.

The booking process was easy. Andy, the owner, replied very quickly to all my messages.

The villa is very spacious, and we particularly liked the surrounding garden and the pool, neither of which are overlooked.

The garden is well tended, with lovely plants and flowers, the pool was also well-maintained.

It does make a difference to have a pool area with flowers and plants, rather than the sparse gardens we saw in other villas in the resort. We also appreciated the fact that the pool is not visible from the road or from neighbouring properties - we really felt secluded and private.

The interior of the villa was clean and well-maintained. The bathrooms are large, well laid-out and hot water was plentiful.

There was everything we needed in the villa - a good sized fridge and freezer, washing machine, and dishwasher, and plenty of cutlery and crockery.

It was quite hot (average 26C) during our visit, but the villa was easy to keep cool by closing the metal shutters to keep the sun out, but leaving the windows open while we were in the pool. This kept the property cool and airy throughout the day. We tried the air-conditioning once, and it worked well, but we just prefer to have a gentle breeze, either through the windows, or from the efficient ceiling fans.

There were 2 of us, so we had more than enough space, but I imagine we would have been equally as comfortable with six people.

The villa is in a quiet side street, but less than 5 minutes walk to the centre of the resort. There's a nice tapas bar opposite, which plays music in the evenings. We didn't find it too intrusive. The villa's location, close to a couple of karaoke bars, means that occasionally we could hear live music, but it finishes by midnight and also didn't bother us. We felt it was a good compromise, given that we could walk to the centre of town in a few minutes. There's a supermarket and a bus stop just round the corner from the villa, which we found very useful.

All in all, we loved the villa, and had a great holiday due to its facilities and location. The only suggestion I have to make things even better would be to have colour-coded caps on the keys - they look very similar and I often had to try a few before getting the right one (especially in the dark after a few drinks!).

Overall, a fantastic villa with a lovely garden and pool in a perfect location. I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful villa in the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

It's the second time we've been to the villa and again we loved it - the pool is perfect for little ones it's ideal.

The location is by a little park on a quiet road even though bar 007 is located across the road it's a bonus to us it opens in the evenings and the great music they play you can only just hear sat out at night and we love that ..it adds to your evening .. Our boy fast asleep and us parents chilling outside wth a wine and nuts ,.. Bliss.

The beach is amazing and we recommend the beach bar for lunch it's good local tapas and they are so kind to the children.

The bus stop is very near and the bus service is spot on to visit Mahon.

Overall a lovely island and a fantastic villa ..

The Lamond family

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic villa with private pool & garden

  • 5 of 5

We have been booking our holidays at this villa for many years (6+). The owners are very helpful, friendly & understanding of all your needs (forgotten key safe code & extras needed for children i.e high chair) and ensure the villa is ready for your arrival.

The villa itself is located on a large plot of land within a 5-10 minute walk of numerous family run restaurants. It is always beautifully clean with spacious bedrooms & bathrooms, all of which are air-conditioned. The gardens & pool are well maintained & there is enough space for the whole family (6 of us) to play or relax in.

The one year we didn't return to this villa was due to unavailability & stayed further down the road in a similar sized villa. However, having been spoilt with en-suite bathrooms & air conditioning in each bedroom, we didn't enjoy our stay that year. We ensured from that year on we would always make sure we booked the villa the minute we got home. Mr Ranson is very efficient & replies promptly with approval of availability. For all the above reasons we are returning to this lovely villa next year, and are looking forward to an excellent stay once again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely holiday in a lovely Villa.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great holiday at Villa Oliver. It is located in a quiet, location which is literally only a few minutes stroll to the local bars and restaurants . The villa is well equipped and very comfortable. The pool and patio area is superb and great for eating outside in the evenings. We took our children and grandsons who spent most of the fortnight in the pool.

We had a great time lazing around at the beach or by the pool and can't wait till next year to go back. We are already planning our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Bar 007
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Son Parc
Nearest Restaurant
Bar 007
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Cala'n Porter
Car: recommended


The beautiful beach at Cala'n Porter is 5 minutes away by car via a steep road. There are steps leading to the beach which are 10 minutes walk away. The beach has sunbeds and parasols available and there are a few shops, bars and restaurants.


Mahon Airport is 15 minutes by car. Car hire is not essential but recommended if you want to explore the numerous beautiful beaches on the island. A taxi from the airport will cost about 20 euros.


The town centre is only a few minutes walk from the villa. The capital city Mahon together with the picturesque port are 15 minutes by car. The fabulous Caves of Xoroi are only 10 minutes walk away.

Further Details:

Cala'n Porter has supermarkets, a pharmacy, restaurants, bars, a bank, car hire and currency exchange. There is a childrens play area and astroturf football / basketball pitch very close to the villa.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cala en Porter, Minorca (Menorca)

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer
22 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Season
29 Sep 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 1
27 Apr 2018 - 17 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 2
18 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 3
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 4
15 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 5
29 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 6
13 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 7
31 Aug 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 8
7 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 9
21 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2018 Period 10
28 Sep 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required at the time of booking with the balance due 10 weeks before departure. A £200 damages deposit is included and this will be refunded to you if everything is acceptable following your stay . Local English managers are available to deal with any queries you have.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday. On the day of arrival the villa will be available from 4pm and should be vacated by 10am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices are based on a maximum of 6 guests. A travel cot and high chair are available for £20 per week each.

Tourism Tax:
From 1st July 2016, visitors to the Balearic Islands have to pay a tourism tax of €1 per day per person over the age of 16 for the first 8 days and then €0.50 per day after that, plus 10 % VAT. Therefore a 7 day holiday will be €7.70 per person and a 14 day holiday will be €12.10 per person. I will request this tax from you with the final balance payment using the exchange rate applicable at that time.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.