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Apartment With Panoramic Views Over Looking Es Castell And Mouth Of Port Mahon

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Apartment in Son Vilar, Es Castell, Menorca, Balearic Islands - Quiet Residential Area, Use Of Pool In Nearby Hotel, Close To Restaurants And Bars

'La Torre' is a one bedroom ROOFTOP apartment situated in a small residential village with stunning views overlooking the countryside and far reaching views out to the entrance of Port of Mahon. It is close to the village of Es Castell (Villa Carlos) and a short ride or walk into Mahon. There is a hotel nearby with a pool.


Owner
Alison Evans
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
30 September, 2017

About Alison Evans

My family and I have been regular visitors to Menorca. We have owned the apartment for many years and love coming out as much as possible.

Alison Evans purchased this apartment in 1980

Why Alison Evans chose Son Vilar

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Location

Coast/Beach:

There are approx 120 beaches in Menorca and as the island is only 30 x 9 miles they are all within easy reach by car or bus. The nearest 5 mins away to the farthest which is 1 hour away.

Travel:

Mahon airport is the only airport on the island and is 15 mins away from apartment. It is recommended to hire a car as some of the places worth seeing are not on a bus route. Please contact me if you do want a car for prices etc.

Mahon centre is a walk or 15 min bus ride away, market days are Saturday and Tuesday mornings. Es Castell has a Monday and Wednesday morning market.

Distances:

From the apartment it is a 15 min walk to nearest town where there are plenty of restaurants and bars, shops, banks and post office.

Further Details:

Mahon centre is a walk or 15 min bus ride away, market days are Saturday and Tuesday mornings. Es Castell has a Monday and Wednesday morning market.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Son Vilar in Àrea Metropolitana de Maó

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • The bathroom has a shower, toilet and hand basin, newly rebuilt to a high standard.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom has a double bed and in the living room is a sofa bed that can sleep 1 or 2
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Notes:
Outside: The roof top is isolated and goes around the apartment and gets the sun all day. There is a portable BBQ. Has 2 sun loungers and table with 4 chairs and umbrella. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels will be provided, beach towels can be provided at 3 Euros per towel to hire. Please mention if they are required. If your stay is for 2 weeks then all linen and towels will be changed mid stay. Cot and highchair can be hired locally.

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Apartment With Panoramic Views Over Looking Es Castell And Mouth Of Port Mahon
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
5

Excellent Stay at La Torre, October 2017

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week in this apartment. We knew there were two flights of stairs to arrive at the front door but not too arduous.

That gorgeous Palm like tree has gone so entrance doesn't look quite the same from the roadside now.

The apartment was clean, nicely furnished & comfortable. Everything one could need for self catering. Loved all the wrap around terraces. Sunshine all day long. Views superb. Watched the sun rise & go down from different terraces. Watched the Ferries & cargo boats escourted in. Ate breakfast on one terrace & if we were in we ate on the other terrace to watch sun go down.

We used the local buses to get about. No 2 into Es Castelle or to Mahon for 1.65 euro each way. No 10 bus to & from Airport to Mahon 2.65 euro each way & No 1 Mahon to Cuitadella 5.10 euro each way. We would have done more trips but just wanted to embrace Mahon for its beauty & diversity. Did loads of walking about though. Museums, Cathedral in Cuitadella etc.

Strolled to the Hotel Del Almirante (Collingwood House)for a drink one afternoon but not served until 1700 so walked down to the waters edge of Mahon's Natural Harbour via steep steps & stony path. Watched a couple catching octopus! Then back for that drink.

A very good little supermarket (Tangerine) & petrol station just by the bus stop for the necessities & the SPAR in Es Castelle has excellent range of local cheeses & meats & all things else.

This is a lovely place to stay & already looking at return flights to return to this apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed a fabulous two weeks in this apartment! We knew that there were flights of steps to reach the front door but it was well worth it. nicely furnished, it was very well equipped and very clean, the shower room excellent and bed very comfortable. Outside areas were numerous to choose from to sit or lie and not overlooked! We felt safe and extremely relaxed. On the negative side there could have been more instructions on use of oven and washing machine in English. But we did sort it out. Local neighbours friendly and helpful.

The situation of the apartment is perfect for strolling to Mahon, one way, or es castell and cala fonts the other way...both in 10-15 mins. Ideal for evening meal. You really do need a car to explore small coves etc, but a bus does stop nearby to get to Mahon bus station to get more buses. Although no pool at apartment, we found the hotel nearby where we could use the pool at the cost of a drink extremely handy and very pleasant....you can walk to this. We would strongly recommend this for an able bodied couple...definitely not suitable for children as the terraces have low walls and so they could easily fall over! We certainly hope to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Son Vilar, Minorca (Menorca)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
early
31 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
mid
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
high
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£460
for 7 nights
£460
 
 
late
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£325
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit will be required and balance to be paid 8 weeks before departure, either by cheque or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day and time is flexible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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