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Binimarina apartment in Cala en Porter, beautiful sea view

11 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Cala en Porter - Cala en Porter, sea-view

House ideal for 2/3 people, the terrace overlooking the bay of Cala en Porter

The house has an amazing view with its terrace overlooking the blue sea of ​​Cala en Porter.

For its location is not suitable for those with mobility problems and very young children (the house is accessed via the staircase that connects the beach to the top of the village). The apartment is divided into living room / dining room and sleeping area. The terrace is equipped with table, chairs and umbrella. The sun stays all day, from morning until sunset. All linen is provided, including beach towels. The exchange is done every week. On booking you must send a deposit equal to 40% of the rent.

Within 8 weeks of the arrival date is required with the balance.

For each week's rent plus a security deposit of 200 Euros that will be returned at the end of the holiday, after the supervision of the apartment.

In case of cancellation, is held the sum of 200 Euros for each week of rent if canceled within a month of arrival. 350 EUR if canceled within 30 days of the arrival date.

The changeover day is flexible from 15 June 2016 to 9 September 2016.

For this period the arrival / departure day on Friday is fixed.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 October, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

My wife and her daughter had a wonderful stay at this apartment. It had all the home comforts and wonderful views of the beach and sea. I would like to thank Michaela for her kind assistance in making their stay such a joy.

My Response

We are glad that your family has enoyed the view over the bay of Cala en Porter and the green cliffs that surround the Mediterranean. Sitting on the terrace of Binimarina has something magic and different every day. Thank you for your comment, we like to assist our guests in the best possible way.
Jul 2016
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Binimarina apartment in Cala en Porter, beautiful sea view
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Stunning views

  • 5 of 5

My mam and I stayed in this apartment for a week as a treat for my 30th birthday and we were blown away by the stunning views on the balcony. The apartment is in a perfect location less then five mins to the beach and the same Upto the bars and restaurants. My mam and I both loved relaxing on the gorgeous beach which was very quiet and and swimming quite far out in the crystal clear sea. The apartment is very homely and well equipped for people of all ages. We particularly liked the big walk in wardrobe and there was plenty of space for the two of us. We visited the cave bar/ nightclub and have to say was fantastic definitely worth a look, we walked there and you get some great views from the top ideal for a picture moment. I would also recommend the restaurant El Pulpo lush food we ended up going three times! Will definitely be back at some point only negative would be all those steps which can be quite hard in the heat of the day! Worth it for the view though!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the precious tips on Cala en Porter. Steps could be exhausting but as you pointed out the view from the terrace is fantastic. I like particularly the stunning contrast between Mediterranean blue and deep green of the untouched cliff at the right side of Binimarina.
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Great place for a couple to spend time together

  • 5 of 5

We have just stayed at Binimarina for the first week of the summer season.

The apartment itself: well-laid out including a spacious walk-in wardrobe, comfortable bed, all utensils anyone would need are in the kitchen, large fridge and freezer, powerful shower - it is an easy place to feel at ease. Top marks go to the south facing balcony with sun from about 9 in the morning until it set at about 8pm, providing a great view of the beach and sea. On the days we stayed local we didn't go anywhere else for lunch - we had exactly what we wanted to eat and drink because we had bought it in a nearby supermarket and took it out of the fridge, and we had a stunning view that was far better than from most bars and restaurants.

The beach: the breeze that sometimes blows down the valley to the beach can whip up the fine sand and we saw clouds of it blowing in the air. The sea was still cold and not many people went in for long, though it will only improve through the summer months. The pedalloes had arrived and sea kayaking trips had started so there were activities available on the sea, not just in it.

The local area: we weren't quite prepared for such a strong UK ex-pat community. There was no shortage of English football and even horse racing on screens in bars, with plenty of fish and chips, chicken and chips, meat pie and chips, and even saw a woman eat spaghetti bolognese and chips! If it's what you fancy then Pito's is good value, with friendly service and a warm atmosphere. Its take-away pizza service is poplar with locals and holidaymakers alike. The restaurant in the castle has chefs from Galicia and provides more authentic Spanish meals. Can't say too much else about the range of bars and restaurants because it was so early in the season that some had not yet opened, and some that had were rather short of customers and the lack of any atmosphere was unappealing.

Further afield, trips to Mahon (take a bus from the top of the steps that go to the beach) and Cuitadella (either a two hour stop on a day trip of the island bookable at the Spar supermarket, or hire a car) gave us much more of a Spanish experience and are worth the effort. The walking trails are well signposted and provide quality time in a natural environment.

Overall, we had a great time. Everything you need is within a few minutes’ walk. Binimarina is a wonderful place for a couple to spend time together with a balcony view that's normally the preserve of luxury hotels.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Clive, thank you very much for giving so many useful informations about Binimarina and Cala'n Porter. I particularly loved your comment about the balcony's view!
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Casa e vista meravigliose

  • 5 of 5

Siamo appena tornati e abbiamo ancora davanti agli occhi quel meraviglioso panorama dalla terrazza di casa, indimenticabile!

La casa è davvero splendida, spaziosa, pulita e arredata con gusto nei colori blu/bianco/giallo fino ai graziosi decori sulle pareti.

Noi siamo in tre e devo dire che era proprio a nostra misura; la nostra camera matrimoniale spaziosa e con un bel guardaroba, la camera della bambina, un grazioso angolino con i suoi cassetti e antine, il bagno con una grande doccia sempre a temperatura e acqua ottimali, il soggiorno con tv, tavolo e un comodo divano pieno di cuscinoni, la cucina blu con la finestra che sembra un quadro sul mare e cucinare diventa un piacere ed infine la terrazza...! Uno spazio direi vitale della casa, ombrellone moderno e utilissimo, tavolo rotondo e sedie da regista blu e barbecue gigante!

La terrazza regala un panorama che ti stupisce ogni giorno e che cambia luci e colori adogni ora!

Sembra di avete una piscina sotto casa, scendi qualche gradino, fai una bella nuotata, risali per una doccia e per goderti la spiaggia e il mare dall'alto, impagabile!

La casa è circa a metà della scalinata che dal paese porta in spiaggia, quindi direi perfetta per non farsi venire più di tanto fiatone!

Il paese di Cala en Porter è piccolino ma con dei bei ristoranti e locali, il supermercato Spar ha tutto il necessario e a fianco si possono noleggiare macchine ad un buon prezzo. Punto di partenza ideale per gite in fantastiche calette; le nostre preferite Cala Galdana, Mitjana, Turchesa e ovviamente Ciutadella, davvero particolare! La proprietaria è di una gentilezza rara, al nostro arrivo ci ha fatto trovare una bella bottiglia di tinto e alcuni prodotti senza glutine per mia figlia celiaca! Inoltre in casa non manca proprio nulla, oltre a lavatrice e lavastoviglie, in cucina ci sono sale, pepe, olio, aceto, the, caffè, zucchero... In bagno detersivi, sapone carta igienica... Insomma non manca nulla! Preziosi i teli mare e il cambio settimanale di asciugamani e biancheria letto compresi nel prezzo! Il clima è fantastico a Minorca e comunque la casa è sempre fresca anche sotto il sole; dormire con il sottofondo delle onde del mare non ha prezzo...! Assolutamente la consiglierei e ci ritornerei!

Alessandra, Paolo e Sofia - Milano

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cari Alessandra, Paolo e Sofia, grazie per aver descritto in dettaglio le caratteristiche di Binimarina. Anche io amo particolarmente la vista mutevole dalla terrazza e dalla finestra della cucina. Il mare e la spiaggia sotto casa sono uno spettacolo nello spettacolo. Ancora su HomeAway non è data la possibilità di lasciare un commento sugli ospiti -così come si fa ad esempio su Air bnb. Se si potesse, certo direi che siete ospiti splendidi e attenti a tutto, gli ospiti ideali. Quando mi avete mandato la foto dei vostri primi giorni di vacanza, mi avete davvero riempito il cuore di allegria!
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Great apartment , perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Grazie Michaela! What a wonderful apartment.

The apartment is a good size for 2 people and maybe a 3rd little one.

It was clean and very comfortable.

We were very pleased to see a rental apartment so well equipped, every detail had been thought of, towels, sun unbrellas, cool bag, dishwasher and even a mokka to make fresh coffee!

We were also impressed to see a welcome pack of basic essentials, butter, milk, bread, tea and even a bottle of red. A very nice touch.

There is a library of books to be found in BiniMarina - some great old reads you probably haven't seen for a while, in both English and Italiano.

We spent most of our time on the balcony admiring the stunning views the the apartment had to offer. We also made the most of the bbq on the balcony, coal and briquettes were all provided!

Directions given by the owner were clear and easy to follow.

The location is perfect, fantastic views of the cala en porter beach and a short walk to the bars and restaurants of the small town.

Information left In the apartment by the owner was great, we visited a few of her recommended beaches and restaurants and we're never dissapointed!

I would 100% recommend Binimarina, Michaela really does go the extra mile to ensure you have a perfect stay!

Grazie per un vacanze meravigliosa, ci vediamo l'anno prossimo

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for having described Binimarina in such an accurate way. It is good to know that you loved my recommended beaches, and also that you enjoyed the Mediterranean view from the terrace. Menorca is a wonderful island, to be discovered day by day.
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  • 5 of 5

Nos ha encantado tu casa de Menorca. Hemos estado muy a gusto, todo perfecto (las vistas al mar, la terraza, la barbacoa, la casa...). Muchas gracias por la botella de vino y las cosas que nos dejaste para desayunar (leche, mermelada, mantequilla...). Es un detalle.

Te hemos dejado en tu casa: una sombrilla para el sol, gel de ducha que nos sobró, y una mini botella de Martini (no sabemos si te gustará) para que te prepares un vermut a nuestra salud.

Ningún problema.

Recomendaremos el alquiler de tu casa a todos nuestros amigos/conocidos que viajen allí. Nos hubiera gustado aprovechar la semana entera pero por motivos de trabajo sólo pudimos estar 5 noches, es una lástima :( Seguro que repetiremos en el futuro.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Muchas gracias a vosotros, por este comentario y por el vermut! Nos alegra que reperitaris en futur. A los huespedes que regresan en Binimarina, nos ofrimos una reduccion de 10%.
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Springtime on the Island

  • 5 of 5

We liked a lot the appartement Binimaria, which is very good equipped, nicely decorated and comfortable! We can highly recommend it!

It was great to discouver the island – we walked a lot of sections of the Cami de Cavalls and visited Cala des Talaier, Cala en Turqueta, Cala Macarella and Macarellata, Es Grau, s’Albufera, Cales Coves, Son Bou, Fornells, Faro Favaritx, Castell de Santa Agueda, Ciutadella, Punta Nani,.... so many different landscapes and places to explore! Especially we enjoyed the pre-season and the empty beaches and the not overcrowded island. Despite the early season the weather was quiet good and sunny, only one day it rained.

Thank you very much for the detailed instructions to reach Binimaria and the tipps for the island!

- Binimaria ist absolut zu empfehlen! Die Lage, Ausstattung und Einrichtung ist super! -

  • Review Submitted: Mar 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Lilian. We love to have guests like you that have an exploring attitude. Binimarina's location at Cala'n Porter is very convenient either if you want to discover beautiful Menorca by car or walking the Cami de Cavalls. The beach is also ideal if you want only to rest in the sun.
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Son parc
Car: not necessary

Menorca Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO for almost twenty years, is a wild island and unusual. A short distance from the university town of Alaior, Cala en Porter is enclosed within the ancient cliffs Esclafat and Ponent. The beach is white - a cove shaped conchiglia- deep blue sea.

And all around, lush Mediterranean vegetation, naturally protected from the north wind.

A beautiful bay of calm water, fine sand and bottom sloping offer optimal conditions for swimming. The village is not very big, a 20-minute walk you can cross, but offers a great selection of bars, restaurants and shops. A staircase leads from the top of the village to the beach, which can also be accessed by car.

On the side of Cala en Porter is the evocative Talaia de ses Penyes, built on cliffs that reach up to 68 meters high. Nearby the Cova d'en Xoroi, spectacular local created inside a natural cave overlooking the sea: hosts the most popular disco in Menorca, but also opens the aperitif, in time for a sunset that often allows to see the sea to Mallorca.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Cala en Porter, Alaior

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn-Winter 2016-2017
14 Oct 2016 - 6 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
7 Apr 2017 - 25 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Pre-Season 2017
26 May 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2017
23 Jun 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer 2017
22 Sep 2017 - 19 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Season 2017
20 Oct 2017 - 9 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £178

Il prezzo indicato è relativo a 2 persone. Per ogni altra persona (anche bimbi, fino a un max di 2 bambini) vengono richiesti EUR 30,00/settimana.
Per informazioni e prenotazioni contattare via mail. Per confermare la prenotazione è richiesto un bonifico bancario per il 40% dell'importo totale. Entro 8 settimane dalla vacanza va effettuato il saldo e il pagamento del deposito cauzionale rimborsabile di EUR 200,00. In caso di cancellazioni, con preavviso prima di 60 giorni dalla data di arrivo, verrà trattenuta la somma di EUR 200,00 (vacanza di 1 settimana) o EUR 250,00 (vacanza di 2 settimane).
Il changeover day non è flessibile dal 26 maggio 2017 al 21 settembre 2017. Per questo periodo il changeover è SOLO venerdì.
Check in time alle ore 14:00. Check out time alle ore 10:00.
Promozioni: Nel periodo 28/10/2016-16/03/2017, se si prenotano 2 settimane, la prima settimana è a prezzo pieno, e la seconda è al 50%.Agli ospiti che ritornano a Binimarina nel 2017 è offerta una riduzione del 10% sulle tariffe standard.
Notes on prices: Prices are for 2 people/1 week. For any extra person (even child) there will be an extra charge of 30 euro per week (max 2 children).
Booking Notes: E-mail for booking. An advance payment of 40% is requested at the time of booking by bank transfer.
Final payment due 8 weeks before arrival, plus an additional, refundable, deposit of EUR 200,00 per week against possible breakages.
Should the holiday be cancelled 60 days before the arrival date, the sum of euro 200.00 for one week, or euro 250.00 for two weeks is non-refundable. Changeover day is flexible, with the exception of peak season (26 May 2017/21 September 2017) when changeover is only on Friday. Entry time to the apartment is at 14:00 pm and departure time from it at 10:00 am.
Discounts: if you book 2 weeks stay from 28/10/2016 to 16/03/2017, get the first week at full price, and the second week half price. For Binimarina returning guestswe are pleased to offer a 10% reduction

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Cala en Porter in Minorca (Menorca)

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 53 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bagno 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • In the bathroom it is also a washing machine, top loading.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Camera da letto 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Camera da letto 2 - 1 Single Bed
    Soggiorno - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The master bedroom has a spacious dressing room en suite. The single bed is located in the 'sleeping area', behind a bookcase. The living room has a sofa bed. Binimarina can be the ideal home for a couple, or accommodate a family with 1/2 children or possibly a group of four friends / friends.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • caves
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
This house has a great view, but it is not recommended if you have a very young child, or if you have mobility problems. In order to access it you have to go up (or down) the staircase that leads from the beach to the village, follow it until the middle. To increase the safety of children, the terrace can be closed by a small wooden gate. NEVER leave children unattended on the terrace.

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