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Beautiful villa, with large private pool, barbecue, sea views and lovely garden

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 14 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, sleeps 9, 2 bathrooms, air-conditioned, beach resort, peaceful.

This is a large detached villa, recently reformed and tastefully decorated in a rustic style. Very homely; this was, until recently, the owner´s dream home. Set in a quiet residential area yet in walking distance of shops, restaurants, bars and the beach. Just perfect for a relaxing holiday!

The big pool, garden and terrace receive sunshine practically the whole day through and are surrounded by high walls for your privacy. The terrace has dining furniture and a BBQ and is perfect for al fresco dining! There are many flowers, a lawn and a fish pond. The roof terrace enjoys an ample sea view and is perfect for admiring the sunset.

The villa has 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a very attractive lounge, an elegant dining area that overlooks the garden and pool through all round glass patio doors and an enormous, fully fitted kitchen. Much of the house is air-conditioned (4 units) and there is wifi and TV( British TV via internet, Spanish TV, German, French, Italian sateliteTV and many additional English language programs (films, documentaries, series, children's programmes) via internet.

More Details
Registration Number : VT517ME

Maica Fernandez and Francis Hoare
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian, Catalan
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018

About Maica Fernandez and Francis Hoare

I came to Menorca to look after my elderly parents who had retired out here and then fell in love not only with this beautiful island but also with the Spanish nurse who helped me look after them!! We're now married with a teenage son and I work as a tour guide. I founded the Jeep Safari Menorca company, which though successful I decided to sell to have more time with my family. I also work with the new owner as a driver-guide.

Maica Fernandez and Francis Hoare purchased this villa in 2000

Why Maica Fernandez and Francis Hoare chose Alaior

This used to be our home, but when we decided to move to the lovely village of Alaior to be closer to our son's school and to work, we decided to keep it on as a holiday let. I used to spend many fantastic holidays here and my wife and I love it when our guests also have a great time here.

Menorca is a beautiful island, and besides that it's tranquil and very very safe.

What makes this villa unique

This house has that unique home from home feel about it, which so many holiday lets lack. My wife enjoys decorating and gardening and she made the house so nice for all of the family.

Apart from that it enjoys it has a great private swimming pool, a lovely garden, spectacular views and is in a quiet area of the resort yet within an easy stroll of the centre.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Alaior in Àrea Metropolitana de Maó

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , en-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed , third bed is in a mezzanine space above twin beds
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , these are bunk beds
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , these are bunk beds
  • There is air-conditioning in bedrooms two and three, and fans in the other rooms which don't get so hot as they only receive some sun in the early morning.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Groups
  • Singles
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
There is wi-fi. There are 2 indoor dining tables, one in the kitchen and one in the dining room, each with 6 chairs. There is also a new terrace table seating 8. The terrace has a BBQ. There is another wooden table, seating 6 on the roof terrace. There are 6 sun loungers, an outdoor swing-sofa and a bench. The villa has 2 water heaters allowing sufficient hot water for larger groups.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful villa, with large private pool, barbecue, sea views and lovely garden
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews

Lovely Villa - perfect base

  • 5 of 5

Just back from a relaxing week. There were 7 of us, 3 adults, 2 teenagers and 2 children. There was plenty of room for all of us. Ideally located to walk to beach and nearby restaurants. As per all previous comments, Francis was great - giving us pointers and giving us advance info about the expected weather, arranging our transfers etc. We have had a lovely week and were fortunate with good weather as it is the end of the season. The children enjoyed the pool too and the beach was great especially safe for young children. Thank you Francis and your wife for making our stay so fantastic.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great !

  • 4 of 5

I recommend this place for families

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, relaxing, stunning views and very recommended.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an amazing holiday this year in Calan Porter. The Francis and Maica were very welcoming and helpful. Their villa was a home from home. Spacious and relaxing, with beautifully presented rooms. The garden and pool area were a delight. My favourite place was the swing seat, where I could relax and read in the garden. The garden is lovely and a joy to sit in. They have set up an alfresco dining area in the garden and one on the roof, where the views are amazing. The pool was cool in October, but this did not deter the boys from using it daily. It's a nice size for family fun and kept clean by Francis. Overall we had an amazing stay and will definitely book and next time we come back. Thanks again Francis and Maica.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely family villa

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and a good size. The pool is very clean and maintained to a high standard. The four different dining areas provide plenty of choice throughout the stay. A ten minute walk to the centre and shops where the supermarket will deliver your food for free. Amazing beach but check the road train timetable if you do not like walking up a large hill. Owner was extremely helpful with all our needs. I would not hesitate to recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic villa and great hosts

  • 5 of 5

The villa was outstanding. A fanatic location with great views of the sea. It’s not just a typical villa, it felt very homely, the beds were comfy and so was the living area. The added bonus of WiFi and tv made for relaxing evenings.

It really is a perfect getaway and the hosts were fantastic, they made us all feel very welcome and kept the villa and the pool area spotless.

Couldn’t ask for anything more. We will definitely be returning next year :-)

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review Your were great guests as well, and we hope to see you again next year!
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Beautiful villa with stunning gardens.

  • 5 of 5

The villa was beautiful and Francis was a really helpful host. Really comfortable and in a great location. The gardens were stunning and the pool was kept perfectly

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Son Parc
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Cala en Porter
Car: not necessary

The beautiful beach of Calan Porter is very safe with crystal clear water, within a cliff lined cove at the end of a deep valley. It is 3 minutes drive or about 15 minutes walk (including steps) from the villa.

The centre, about 10 minutes walk, has a wide range of restaurants and bars, with different types of entertainment and also childrens' games areas. There are various supermarkets which can provide free delivery service if required.

5 minutes walk away is what is perhaps the world's most beautiful disco: the Xoroi caves, situated in caves half way down the cliffs, which is also open during the day for visits and in the evening they have a chill out session with views of the sun setting over Majorca.

However the villa itself is very quiet. The music from the disco cannot be heard at all. There is a nice countryside walk to the nearby idyllic Calas Coves, the 'cove of the caves'.

By bus you can reach Mahon which has a open air market twice a week. It also boasts the second biggest natural harbour in the world. You can take a boat trip around the beautiful harbour, stroll along the quay-side packed with yachts and have a drink or a meal at one of the numerous water-side bars and restaurants.

In high season there is also a bus service to the pretty local village of Alaior which has an evening handicraft market accompanied by live music in the streets.

Menorca is a biosphere reserve, very unspoilt and there are many beautiful beaches and countryside walks to enjoy. The local jeep safari can pick you up at the house and take you off the beaten track to discover some of the hidden jewels of the island.

Menorca is a small island so if you choose to hire a car nowhere is more than an hour away. Moreover driving is easy as the roads are in good condition and there is little traffic.

By car you can visit the water parks, go on boat trips, play golf, go wind-surfing, diving, see the spectacular horse show and in summer there are often colourful and traditional local festivals which are great fun.

There are many places of interest to visit such as Monte Toro mountain from where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the island, the former capital Ciutadella (a national monument), the delightful fishing village of Fornells, prehistoric monuments, fortresses and charming villages.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Alaior, Balearic Islands

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
24 Mar 2018 - 18 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
19 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early June
2 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Festivals San Joan
16 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early High
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late High, Mahon Festivals
1 Sep 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
mid September
10 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late September
22 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 5 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Oct 2018 - 15 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas 2018
15 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
My Standard Rate
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

For groups of more than 6 people we charge 25-49 pounds/extra person (according to time of year). We charge a small fee (£25/cot/stay) for cots unless this is covered by the fee charged for larger groups.

Clarification on cancellation policy:If cancelled dates are re-booked deposits will be re-funded in full

Changeover day normally Saturday, but flexible early and late season.

Usually check-out time is 10am and check-in time 2 pm. Clients can leave luggage at villa whilst it is being cleaned.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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