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Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Dos Palmeras Villa is Set In a Spectacular Location, Es Grau Beach, Restaurants,Supermarket &Tapas Bars are only 5 mins drive from the villa



Sleeps 5 Guests & a Cot, Friday Arrival Day.

Dos Palmeras Villa is truly a sunseekers paradise. This Beautiful Country Villa is south facing and enjoys the sunshine all day long, set in an enviable location in the heart of a nature reserve surrounded by rolling hills, spectacular lakes and glorious mountain views , yet only 5 mins drive from the beautiful fishing village of Es Grau with its wonderful beach, tapas bars, restaurants, supermarket & souvenir shop. The Medieval Town of Mahon is the islands capital, with its wealth of Designer shops and Spectacular Harbour is only 7 minutes drive from the villa. Dos Palmeras Villa is very special and popular with families and couples who wish to enjoy a relaxing, stress free and peaceful holiday. Dos Palmeras Delightful large Swimming Pool, Sun terraces, Beautiful Gardens with tropical plants, BBQ and spectacular country views create a wonderful environment to enjoy a very special family holiday. Sit back, relax and enjoy your breakfast with your family in the warm sunshine on the lovely alfresco dinning terrace over looking the delightful swimming pool and stunning country views beyond. Dos Palmeras is a hidden gem and is beautifully furnished to a very high standard, embracing character & charm.The enchanting circular turret houses the delightfull lounge area and has a spectacular vaulted beamed ceiling. The superb designer country kitchen has been beautifully designed to create the most amazing space, with dramatic beams, menorquian stone walls, rustic floor tiles and specially designed lighting creating a wonderful atmosphere, its large wooden dining table with wicker chairs and comfortable sofa makes this the perfect place for the whole family to relax and enjoy the wonderful country and mountain views through the four large patio doors over looking the swimming pool and mountains beyond.The Beautiful Master Bedroom Ensuite has a wonderful Designer 4 Poster Bed with Luxury White Bathrobes, Large Fluffy White Towels,Hotel Slippers & Toiletries to make our Guests feel very special indeed, All the bedrooms including the master have French doors with balconet and spectacular mountain views.The villa has been beautifully architecturally designed so that everyone of its French or Patio doors welcomes as much natural light as possible making the entire villa very uplifting , light and fresh. We believe if our children are happy then mom and dad are happy too. At Dos Palmeras we have lots of lovely extras to make our guests feel very much at home including WIFI INTERNET (if required), TV, DVD, DVD LIBRARY, CD, Wii GAMES CONSOLE (bring your own favourite games),AIR CONDITIONING(if required),BOOKS , TOYS, AND GAMES to entertain the whole family. THE WONDERFUL INDOOR GAMES ROOM at Dos Palmeras villa is guaranteed to keep the little ones happy and your older children too and includes Wii GAMES CONSOLE(please bring your favourite games with you) snooker table, full size table football, toys, games & books.Located in the court yard outside the playroom is a children's play table and seating area. For our Teenage guests the wifi service ( if required) is a wonderful addition to this villa and will put a smile on their face knowing they can keep in touch with their friends online or play their favourite computer games,The fantastic large swimming pool and decking area furnished with table and chairs, Parasols and sun loungers is the perfect place to take a break from the midday sun if you wish. Sit back,relax and unwind on a sun lounger under the shade of a parasol with your favourite ice cool drink while watching your family have a wonderful time in the swimming pool, read your favourite book, Top up your tan or simply enjoy a lovely afternoon siesta. A Complimentary Chilled Bottle of Champagne & Chocolates on Arrival, Luxury Bathrobes, Large White Fluffy Towels, Hotel Slippers,Water & Toiletries await you to make your holiday extra Special. We do appreciate that in this world everyone is watching their personal financial budgets, based upon this to ease the pressure we are offering our clients when booking their 2018 holiday the option of paying a 10% Holiday Deposit Only to secure their holiday at the time of booking and the remaining 15% Holiday Deposit payable on 1st December 2017 for all holidays over £1000 pounds. For all Holidays under £1000 pounds Clients are respectfully asked to pay 25% Holiday Deposit at he time of booking, Friday to Friday Holidays Only Available.Thank you very much indeed for viewing our villa today and we look forward to assisting you with your holiday arrangements.

Mrs Hinley
Member since: 2006
Speaks English, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
27 May, 2017

About Mrs Hinley

Good Morning,

Thank you very much for viewing our villa today,

Myself & My husband have been in business for over 30 years in property development & the travel industry & personally own a portfolio of beautiful villas in wonderful coastal and country locations,

We have lived in Menorca for 20 years & pride ourselves on our excellent & exceptional service we offer to all our guests from their initial enquiry to villa departure,

Our clients can book their holidays with 100% confidence knowing we are very secure & have an excellent 18 year history with Owners Direct.

Our booking service is online 7 days a week & we provide professional Booking forms, Confirmations, Guest Welcome & Arrival information, to give our clients 100% peace of mind.

Thank you very much once again.

Mrs Hinley purchased this villa in 1998

Why Mrs Hinley chose Minorca (Menorca)

The location of Dos Palmeras villa is wonderful with amazing country views from the lounge, dining room, Bedrooms Kitchen & Swimming pool terrace.

The fishing village & Harbour of Es Grau is only a 8 minutes drive & has shops, restaurants, bars, cafes & supermarkets.

The Capital of Mahon is 10 minutes drive.

The beautiful beach of Es Grau is also only an 8 minute drive from the villa, The sea is so blue & clear & the sand gently shelves into the sea making it safe for all ages. The beach bar is a wonderful place to sit & relax enjoy a leisurely meal.

We want all our guests to feel very special indeed & awaiting for you upon arrival there will be Champagne & chocolates, Luxury White Bathrobes, Large fluffy White Towels, Hotel slippers , water and Bathroom Toiletries

What makes this villa unique

The country and mountain views are simply stunning at Dos Palmeras villa and the interiors are beautifully light, fresh and very comfortable,

The kitchen and dining room and the spacious lounge areas and all bedrooms also enjoy wonderful views,

The wonderful large Swimming pool terrace is perfect for dinning al fresco or just reading your favourite novel with a cool iced drink while watching your family play in the swimming pool.

We supply lots of extras especially for our younger guests and teenagers too as we do believe if our children are happy then moms and dads are happy too.

We have a private childrens play room in the the villa that will give your children endless hours of fun, our teenagers will enjoy the Wii games console area and Wifi is also available.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday. The villa and the location were breathtaking, when we walked in for the first time we all said 'wow'! The whole family had a lovely relaxing time, see you next year! The Kenputt family from Cornwall.

Dos Palmeras is in a fantastic location and is a beautiful villa, totally surpassed our expectations. The children loved the games room and the pool. Can't wait to come back!. Brenda, Colin, Daisy and Ella. Worcester

We had the most amazing relaxing holiday, doing absolutely nothing but reading, swimming and looking at the beautiful views from our loungers! Kirk and Elkie

We chose Dos Palmeras for our honeymoon and it was amazing, all the extra details that you have supplied are wonderful, we relaxed by the pool with a glass of our champagne and it was just bliss, thank you so very much. Maria and Karl, Berlin.

What a stunning location! way surpassed our expectations, we will return, David and Amelia, Dorset
May 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Mahón in Balearic Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Modern en-suite bathroom leading from the master bedroom with shower cubicle, toilet and washbasin. Beautiful family bathroom with bath, overhead shower, wc, designer sink unit with storage and a beautiful unique mirror feature with lights above.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Beautiful Master bedroom with Luxury kingsize 4 poster bed & ensuite bathroom including Fluffy White bathrobes, and Hotel Slippers. French doors with balconette & country views. Delightful Twin bedroom / french doors / balconette & beautiful views. Beautiful single bedroom / french doors / balconette & lovely views.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Dos Palmeras Villa is situated in a spectacular location within a nature reserve. The area has been given an award for its outstanding natural beauty. There are beautiful walks through the real Menorcan countryside where you will see nature at its best, from its beautiful lakes (compared to the lake district), migrating birds to the wonderful plant species. Dos Palmeras is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy this beautiful villa in its stunning location set in acres of grounds.The private driveway leads you to a parking area. Across the garden and a few steps will take you to the villa entrance and into the hall leading to the beautiful kitchen. Patio doors take you directly to the fantastic Swimming pool terrace, a few steps lead up to the lounge area which is located in the turret, from the entrance hall 4 steps lead down to the bedroom wing, where you will find the 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. French doors lead to the outside courtyard and the lovely children s indoor playroom. Outside: Dos Palmeras outside location is spectacular situated in acres of private grounds, where guests who are holidaying with children or without can enjoy exploring this wonderful location. There is a lovely formal garden area which is landscaped where tropical plants have been incorporated with local stone to create a tranquil relaxing atmosphere, There is a BBQ which is wonderful for al fresco Meals under the stars. The beautiful swimming pool and decking area provides the perfect place to relax, unwind with an iced cool drink overlooking the swimming pool & the beautiful views beyond. The pool terrace is furnished with Quality Sun loungers, Large Umbrellas & Delightful Wooden Table & Chairs with cushions, this is the perfect place for alfresco dining and enjoying the lovely warm Mediterranean sunshine & amazing 180º country views. The large swimming pool has been designed on one level with no deep end, which is perfect for all ages, measuring 10 x 5m, depth 1.5m approx. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Your holiday includes per week, one hand towel, one large bath towel per person (beach towels not included), one bathmat per bathroom and bed linen. Two weeks holiday includes a maids visit who will change the above for the second weeks holiday. Other: The fantastic children's indoor playroom is situated on the ground floor of the turret, created to entertain the whole family and includes TV with Wii console (games not inc) toys and games for all ages, football table, Snooker table and children's seating


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)


Very well appointed, lovely and clean

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many villas over the years but this is by far the best one. The villa was spotlessly clean on arrival and although the photographs are wonderful the villa and location surpassed them you will not be disappointed. The location is stunning with wonderful walks to the lake from the villa. Es Grau is so beautiful and the beach amazing, the hottest sea I have ever been in. Port of Mahon which is a short drive away is a must from the luxurious boats to all the cafes, bars etc to the old town there is something for everyone. The booking process with Dianne was so easy with very informative correspondence the whole way through. Everything about this villa is fabulous, the furnishings, furniture, turret lounge and the fantastic kitchen we could not of asked for anything else. Would highly recommend this villa to anyone even the discerning as it is truly very special. We are already booked for this year and I have two very excited children counting down the days.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Little Bit of Paradise!

  • 5 of 5

After reading Pamela's horrid review I felt I had to write one. I have now stayed at this villa for 3 years running and this year will be my fourth. To say I was shocked to read her review is an understatement, infact I think she must be talking about the wrong villa. The villa itself is set in the most breathtaking location, on our last visit we had brand new loungers and everything was immaculate as always. The bathrobes and slippers are a lovely touch and we always have breakfast on the wonderful terrace wearing ours! The furniture, furnishings, bathrooms are all beautifully appointed and immaculately clean. This villa is the cleanest one we have ever stayed in and right from booking until we leave the service is impeccable. We just cannot wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tired and run down villa. Very poor quality.

  • 1 of 5

I felt I should leave this belated review in light of the owners responses to other negative reviews of this property. This is not a "luxury" villa. Deck boards are loose, rusty screws sticking up from boards, ensuite is horrendous, cleanliness leaves quite a lot to be desired. Couple of well used bathrobes hanging in the closet and some cheap toiletries hardly worth mentioning. Furniture screwed down inside and out, and signs everywhere berating the behavior of prior guests. On arrival 5 wooden sun beds all in significant disrepair, worn and tired. One broken and discarded in a heap beside the pool. Two were screwed down so couldn't be moved out of the shade. DVD player did not work. Pool steps cheap plastic unsteady and held together with zip strips. Contacted Owner IMMEDIATELY UPON ARRIVAL (Friday afternoon) to report issues. It took them until Monday to reply even though I sent follow up emails and tried to phone and text the number provided both Saturday and Sunday. It wasn't until Tuesday evening that we FINALLY had loungers replaced and a working DVD, a handyman dispatched to screw down the worst of the boards - Five days into our 14 day vacation.

I found the Owners rude and dismissive in the face of our complaint. Excuses about it taking a long time to get things done in Spain. To my mind I had rented the villa as expressed in the ad and the fact that they don't do appropriate inspections on the property hardly my problem. It was also expected that we be present to deal with all these vendors and handymen as they have no local management. A sheer lack of interest in their guest's experience. Poorest quality villa I've come across in many years. I strongly recommend avoid, there is better in this price range available.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pamela for taking the time to write a review 6 months after your holiday departure. In 30 years of successful business we have never had to deal with such a rude & Obnoxious guest who has ( with Proof) lied upon this very upsetting Review. We can 100% state we have never been rude or dismissive towards you and this can be proved as all Texts are logged and all Emails are logged upon the Owners Direct Website. We have treated you with the upmost respect and provided a wonderful, kind and caring service,so to send such an aggressive toned review with personal insults is completely disgraceful and unacceptable. Dos Palmeras Villa is very beautiful indeed and the photographs and detailed information are a perfect representation of this very special villa. Upon your arrival to make you feel very special with our compliments there was a Bottle of Wine, Chocolates, New Bathrobes, Hotel Slippers,Water & Lovely Toiletries too. Instead of appreciation you have publically complained about them which is so very upsetting and portrays your true characters unkindness,disrespect and lack of gratitude towards the lovely gifts and very special service you have knowingly received.To then say we don't care about our guests is such an awful comment and a proven lie.The Wooden Sun Lounger was broken by a previous guest as was the Special DVD Player, upon inspection both Items were immediately ordered which were delivered 2 working days after your arrival. To describe the ensuite shower room as horrendous is disgraceful it has the best quality Italian tiles and your comment is a complete lie and very offensive indeed. We have a wonderful management company who beautifully look after our guests and all texts and replies are logged and were dealt with very promptly as you are fully aware. We truly care very much about our lovely guests and are so deeply upset regarding the lies within your review which only show your true character. I don't know the standards you are accustomed to in America Pamela but we strive to achieve the highest possible in Menorca. You have failed to mention Pamela on the forth day of your holiday you sent a . . . THANK YOU LETTER TO SAY YOU WERE HAVING A WONDERFUL HOLIDAY. . This was the last correspondence we had until the receipt of this review 6 months later. All correspondence is available for guests upon request which will prove we have never been rude or dismissive to the above client
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you very much Mrs Hinley for a wonderful special holiday. Myself, Michael, James and Ellie had the best holiday we have ever had. My husband being a pilot has had the advantage of taking our family to many places in the world but have to say the S'Albufera Natural Park in Es Grau in Menorca is paradise on earth. Upon arrival the villa was immaculate and truly beautiful equally the same as the photographs, the furniture, soft furnishings and quality fittings throughout make this villa very special. The design of the villa is so charming from the sweeping staircase that goes to the round turret to the most gorgeous kitchen I can honestly say I have ever seen. The swimming pool area and views are sensational and we all enjoyed exploring the beautiful countryside surrounding the villa and the magnificent lakes. The Port of Mahon which is a short drive from the villa is amazing and we were lucky enough to see a cruise ship dock when we were there. Thank you Mrs Hinley and your team for your outstanding service from the day I enquired to the day of our departure. We loved the bathrobes and the wine and chocolates and so much more that you don't even list, it has been an absolute joy and we have already booked 2 weeks for next year and cannot wait to return. Thank you so much once again Hayley, Michael, James and Ellie xx

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lack of investment mars the experience

  • 2 of 5

This villa has the potential to provide a wonderful holiday. The location in a Parc Natural is exceptional and the proximity to Mahon and Es Grau for shopping/beaches an undoubted bonus. However the overall standard of maintenance leaves a lot to be desired. The decking surrounding the pool is unsatisfactory with loose boards and rusty screws. The pool furniture is wooden and in places broken. The table is screwed to the decking so that it cannot be moved into the sun later in the day. The kitchen has indeed been 'designed' but to call it a designer kitchen typifies the misplaced hyperbole that has been used to promote the property. There other issues but suffice to say we will not be going back although others clearly differ. We have used Owners Direct many times and have found some amazing villas abroad - but this is the first time we have been disappointed. The owners will claim the moral high ground and express profound disappointment at this negative review which runs counter to some others on OD - but unless you are prepared to place location before everything else think twice on this one

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much John for taking the time to write a review today almost 14 weeks after your holiday departure. We very respectfully ask all our lovely guests ( for which 65% return every year ) in the unlikely event they have any issues or require our assistance during their holiday to please contact us so we have the opportunity of rectifying any issue immediately. Unfortunately John YOU DID NOT CONTACT US or our management company during or after your holiday departure. I personally sent you a lovely email the day you departed to thank you very much once again for choosing the Beautiful Dos Palmeras Villa for your holiday but you did not have the Courtesy or Respect to mention the above issues or even reply to my email. I am deeply saddened John for the tone of which your review has been written as I have given you the most wonderful personal service as you are fully aware and to receive a review in the manor of which you personally address myself indicating my reply would be ( on a moral high ground ) is very hurtful indeed especially as I have shown the greatest of respect and genuine kindness for which we are renown and our achievements and success are credited by the fact that all our villas are fully booked every year for which we are so very proud. The Swimming Pool Decking has been constructed to the highest standard by professionals and it is very beautiful indeed, They Imported 1000s of Very Special, Non Rust Top Quality Screws from the Uk. The decking is very well maintained and is prepared and protected using the Very Best Quality Wood Stains and Varnish every year. We have six top of the range beautiful New Sun loungers for our guests additional comfort for relaxing in the sunshine. The Lovely large Wooden Dining Table is connected to the decking as very occasionally Menorca can experience sudden winds.The Beautiful Designer Kitchen is absolutely stunning and the photographs speak for them selves. Our guests who stay in our villa regularly say it is truly beautiful as is the wonderful & unique design of Dos Palmeras Villa, Its Delightful 4 Poster Bed & especially The Very High Quality Furniture and Furnishings throughout which were imported from Bali. Upon your Arrival with our compliments there was a Bottle of Wine, Chocolates, Luxury White Bathrobes, Hotel Slippers, Fluffy White Towels, Water and Toiletries to make you feel very special indeed . . But again regrettably you failed to mention these exceptional items in your review.
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As good as it looks

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely villa, in a very, very peaceful spot Villa is furnished to a high standard, with a lovely big fresh and clean pool. You will need a car, but its only 10 minutes to Es Grau, which must be one of the most laid back beaches on the island, fantastic for kids. All in all a fantastic family holiday..already booked for next year, which says it all.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
30 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2017 - 14 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
13 Oct 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Friday arrival day. Friday to Friday Holidays Only, Booking your holiday at Dos Palmeras is nice and easy, we provide a booking form and ask for a 25% holiday deposit with the booking and then the remaining payment 8 weeks before the start of your holiday. Payment may be made via Direct Bank Transfer , or at your local branch into our uk bank ( full details are listed upon the booking form )

Changeover Day:
Friday arrival day. Friday to Friday Holidays only, Guests Arrival time is 4pm and departure is 10am. We always try and accommodate our guests into the villas as early as possible ,

Notes on prices:
The Weekly rates shown are in Uk pounds. Additional extra services available: Air-conditioning, there are two machines, one in the bedroom & one in the kitchen dining room, at £89 for the two machines. cot , High chair , safe at £20 each per week. WIFI £19 per week . A £200 security deposit payment is required to cover any accidental damage during your holiday, this will be returned to you.
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