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Family Villa Next To a Gorgeous Beach in South East Mallorca

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday villa in Cala Santanyí

1 double, 5 twin bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 shower room, sleeps 12 people

***PLEASE NOTE THE HOUSE IS PRICED FOR 8 PERSON OCCUPANCY, EACH PERSON ABOVE 8 PERSONS STAYING IN THE HOUSE WILL BE AT 50% OF THE PER PERSON RATE*** Included in these prices are all pre and post cleaning, weekly cleaning, bed linen, bath, hand, kitchen & beach towels, electricity & water. also there will be a welcome pack of provisions at the house when you arrive for your holiday.***

Ca na Maria is in the lovely valley of Cala Santanyi, with its deep white sand beach 25 metres from the front door, it is an ideal location for a family holiday. There are tennis courts & pedalos for hire, a scuba diving & windsurfing school & diving platform in the bay. The villa has 1 double & 5 twin bedrooms, 3 bathrooms (2 ensuite) & a shower room. The lounge/dining room has airconditioning & French doors opening to a terrace with 2 teak sun loungers & 10 seater table. The kitchen is well equipped with ceramic hob, fan oven, microwave, 12 place dishwasher & large fridge/ freezer. Other amenities include CD/radio, Ipod dock, satellite TV, DVD, washing machine & fans in all rooms. The villa is set within its walled garden, planted with scented climbers, lawn and herb bed, with parking for a car in front of the garage & large barbecue. There are several restaurants & 2 shops selling food & many other items, all within walking distance. Santanyi (3km) has excellent shopping facilities.

Facilities: The kitchen is extremely well equipped with ceramic hob, large fridge/ freezer, 12 place setting dishwasher, microwave, toaster, kettle, stainless steel pans, ice cream maker, juicer, coffee makers etc. The double bed is super king size and the twin beds can be pushed together to make doubles. All rooms have air cooling fans and there is a ceiling fan in the kitchen. There are powerful showers in all bathrooms. The dining table inside seats 6 and is extendable to seat 12 but there is another 10 seater teak table through the French doors on the terrace, also 2 sun loungers. Although we do not exclude smoking, we would prefer for the comfort of all guests that smoking is restricted to the terraces, balconies and outside. Although the lovely beach is just outside the front door, there is a pool in the apartments above the villa which we have used if purchasing some drinks! There is a family run restaurant by the beach, open from approx 10-6pm where English, German and Spanish is spoken by the owner and probably other languages too!.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Caroline Garnell
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, Spanish, A litttle French and German
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
9 October, 2016
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About Caroline Garnell

I live in Holland Park, London with 1 of my 4 children. My work for 47 years has been as a professional chef, but 11 years ago I also started work as a supporting artiste (extra) in films and TV. In those years I have been lucky enough to work on and be seen in:- Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Skyfall, Warhorse, The Dark Knight Rises, Robin Hood, The Kings Speech, Quartet, Call the Midwife, Downton Abbey, Little Dorrit, New Tricks and 24 Live Another Day amongst many other productions.

Caroline Garnell purchased this villa in 1959

Why Caroline Garnell chose Santanyi

My parents took us to Mallorca for a family holiday in the 1950's. Each day we would drive to Cala Santanyi to swim as we were staying in Cala Figuera where there is no beach. My father saw a house being built right next to the beach and found out the person who was building it was the brother in law of the owner of the villa we were renting.. He offered to buy it and Ca na Maria has been our family home ever since!

What makes this villa unique

The uniqueness of this family friendly home is its proximity to the lovely beach. In Cala Santanyi it is the only house at sea level and the beach starts no more than 50 metres from the front gate. The beach is extremely well kept and is consistently awarded the EEC blue flag for cleanliness.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs Pugsley ' We had a wonderful holiday and the villa was excellent, the village is lovely and after a visit to the centre of Cala D'Or we all agreed we were glad we had stayed in a more authentic part of Majorca.

We have recommended you on to a few friends who will be contacting you shortly hopefully and I know my parents are interested as well.'

We had a great time last week.Rented cars, but didn't use them. Stayed at the villa & Cala Santanyi all week.

Had great fun snorkling. Even managed a barbeque one night. Suited our needs ideally - many thanks Mike Procter
Nov 2007
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Family Villa Next To a Gorgeous Beach in South East Mallorca
average rating of 4.4166665 based on 13 reviews
Royal Tunbridge Wells

Family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our family of nine included two juniors and two teenagers and two grandparents and we were all comfortably accommodated.

The added attraction of being right on the beach was a bonus for everyone.

As we went in half-term week at the end of October not all of the local amenities were open but the weather was great.

We found that a suitable sized vehicle was essential although we only visited the city twice. Bicycles are also available for a resaonable daily rate.

It also helps that the villa is owned by an English lady!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2008
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5 4

The children said it was the best holiday ever

  • 5 of 5

We were celebrating my mother's 70 years old birthday and were staying 2 families in the house. The rooms were perfect located both up and downstairs and everybody had a nice room to sleep in.

We so much enjoyed the lovely terrace, where we sat both during the day, because of the lovely breeze and also in the night where there was a perfect temperature. Also we had a nice view on the beach life.

It took less the 2 minutes to go to the beach, and we have had so many lovely swims both from the beach, but also jumps from the cliffs, which the children enjoyed so much. The water temperature was perfect and we did a lot of snorkeling.

At the beach there was some lovely beach cafes and restaurants where we experienced a wonderful atmosphere. The location of Ca Na Maria was perfect with so many different options that covered all our needs.

We will certanly recommend Ca Na Maria as a lovely place to enjoy your holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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right next to the beach

  • 4 of 5

We stayed here in August 2012 - 5 children, 2 parents and 2 grandparents. We had a lovely stay and have no complaints. The accommodation was as described and the beach close. We had two cars but used them only occassionally as most of the time was spent at the beach and in the house. Variety of beach toys available PS: as we were told in the notes, use bottled water even for the kettle as otherwise you will end up with some interesting tasting tea (salty).

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
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Very recommended for family holliday

  • 5 of 5

Our 2 weeks holiday with family (6 adults + 5 kids + 1 baby) was on June 2012, all villa description is good. Villa has very large terrace, till the beginning of the sand beach is just 15-25 meters, till water about 100-150 meters. On the beach you can rent water bike, the beach have lifeguard personal. The owner provided detail overview about the nearest places of interest and detail description about the road till villa. We found the villa at night time without the GPS navigation. You can look around the villa in google maps: Cala Santanyí, 07659 Santanyí, Spain.

Home keeper Peter is very helpful if you need something. In the villa Ca na Maria we found everything what we need for our vacation (kitchen equipment, grill, place for parking 3 cars, terrace in a shadow, air condition inside, a lot of games, CD player, DVD player with USB connection, big collection of books and etc.). Very recommended for family holliday in reasonable price.

Marius from Lithuania

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was a great holiday for our famiy and we thuroughly ejoyed our stay at ca na maria.

We had a weeks holiday, as a family of four ( 2 adults and 2 girls thinking they are teenegers already!)

Without having to hire a car we found it easy enough with a local spar shop less then a ten minute walk away to supply our needs. The resteraunts were close at hand and met our requitements. The beach felt like it was on the doorstep and was brilliant to spend time on during our stay, the sea was crystal clear!

In the house there was everything we needed, very well kept and to a perfect standard. It was also nice to be able to watch english TV too!

we highly reccomend this villa as a family holiday residence.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
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5 3
Chesire, England

Great location for beach lovers

  • 4 of 5

We have just returned from a seven night stay at Ca Na Maria. There were 11 of us in all, 9 adults and 2 children. We were very impressed with the location, you literally cross the road outside the villa and you are on the beach. Across the road from the villa is a car park which can be very busy on a hot day when the beach starts to fill up but in the evening the area is very quiet and peaceful.

The villa was generally comfortable, clean and well equipped. The air conditioning was very useful. We had two young children with us and very much appreciated the safety gate at the top of the stairs (since the living accommodation is upstairs).

The beds in the garden room were very soft so we chose not to use that room. Our bed (the King size) was very comfortable. The rest of the beds also appeared to be good.

Overall I would return to this villa, but probably with a maximum of ten occupants. If you visit the area, I would recommend eating at the Restauran C'an Bennassar in Santanyi's town square. It's right next to the town hall. A great location, friendly staff and the food was reasonable and superb.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As can be seen in the photograph of the garden bedroom, the beds are a classic style, with very deep mattresses. I do appreciate that many people nowadays tend to prefer a firm base to sleep on and am now looking into rectifying this, as the comfort of our guests at Ca na Maria is of paramount importance to us. Our aim is to provide a family home away from home. Up to now we have had several parties of guests numbering 12 in the villa, the only problem that arose so far, was one family did not find the second set of cutlery, so thought we were not providing enough! We are constantly trying to improve and appreciate all responses from our guests, which we try our utmost to act upon. Caroline
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6 4


Nearest Airport
48 Kilometres
Palma de Mallorca
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
52 Kilometres
Palma de Mallorca
Nearest Golf
17.5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Cala Santanyi
Car: recommended

Cala Santanyi is situated only 3km from Santanyi, a lovely traditional town with few modern buildings, founded in 1300 AD. Markets are held in the main square every Saturday & Wednesday mornings selling fruit, vegetables, organic produce like preserves, local cheeses, olives, a fish market, flowers, clothing, jewellery, handbags, shawls etc. There are several banks, bakers/patisseries, post office, 24hr clinic, designer clothing shops & 4 supermarkets, all of these have specialist counters. This part of the island is known for its beautiful beaches, as well as Cala Santanyi are Es Trenc, 5kms long, Cala Llombards, S’Amarador (voted best beach in Europe last year & its close neighbourwhich is within close walking distance, Cala Mondrago. There is also an 18 hole golf course called Vall D’or, which is 17.5 kilometres North of Cala Santanyi, all of these are about 15 minutes drive. Cala Figuera, the next inlet is a very pretty fishing port, known as ‘the Venice of Mallorca’. There are over 200 caves on the island, many of which are spectacular and can be toured. Palma 55kms, is a beautiful city, with excellent shops, a castle, a magnificent cathedral and many other attractions. Manacor is known for its cultured pearls, Inca for its leather goods, the West coast for its wonderful mountainous scenery and the interior for its vineyards and excellent farming produce.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Cala Santanyí, Santanyi

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £267

***PLEASE NOTE THE HOUSE IS PRICED FOR 8 PERSON OCCUPANCY, EACH PERSON ABOVE 8 PERSONS STAYING IN THE HOUSE WILL BE AT 50% OF THE PER PERSON RATE*** Included in these prices are all pre and post cleaning, weekly cleaning, bed linen, bath, hand, kitchen & beach towels, electricity & water. also there will be a welcome pack of provisions at the house when you arrive for your holiday.

I ask for 25% of the total rental price to secure the dates on confirmation of booking and the balance of 75% should be paid 6 weeks before the start of your holiday. Payments should be made by bank transfer.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Cala Santanyí in Migjorn Region

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Upper Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Amic Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Garden Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Shower Room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • There is a new built in basin unit, mirror and lights in the main bathroom, new mirrors and lights in the other bathrooms and shower room. There are hair dryers provided in all the bathrooms.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Marquetry Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Amic Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Ells Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Garden Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Vespre Bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 4 Cot , We Have 4 cots available.
    Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 4 Cot , Super King
  • The villa has 6 bedrooms in total sleeping up to 12 people, in addition to this there are 4 cots available. There is one King size bed in the master bedroom and the remaining 5 bedrooms all have twin beds.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 3 deck chairs
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
In the reception/ dining room we have an air conditioning unit, which acts as a heating unit if the out of season weather is cool. Also in this room is a Radio/CD Player, Ipod Dock, Satellite TV and an all region DVD player with a huge selection of discs, ranging from young children's viewing to certificate 18. There is a large built in barbecue with chimney in the garden, also new floor tiles, doors and lights throughout the villa. 4 cots and 3 high chairs are available for our littlest guests!

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