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A little piece of Heaven

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroomed apartment with stunning sea views of the bay, 2 terraces.

Forget About the rest of the world and immerse yourself in the Island culture which is Menorca.

Crystal blue sea, sunshine and relaxation are the order of the day.

Visit our “Home from Home” apartment, which features 2 terraces from the lounge and main bedrooms with fantastic views across the bay.

Lazy suppers or a glass of wine can be had on the terrace watching the sun set over the hills, as we overlook the unspoilt sheltered bay of Cala Tirant.

For those who wish to self-cater there are 2 supermarkets on the resort within walking distance, as well as 2 restaurants and a cocktail bar.

The apartment has both English and Spanish TV, a DVD player and an ipod dock.

The kitchen is fully fitted with oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, blender, rice maker and juicer.

The nearby fishing village of Fornells is only 3km away and is noted for its diverse restaurants. In the other direction is Mercadel both are great for eating out breakfast , as well as lunch or dinner.

You may like to just have coffee and watch the world go by.

The position of the apartment makes it a good base to explore the many hidden coves and beaches which abound in Menorca.

There is also good access to the larger towns of Mahon and Cuitadella .

The second bedroom has twin beds and sea view. The bathroom has shower/bath, Bidet, toilet and washing machine.

There is a table and 4 chairs on the terrace with parasol, 2 loungers, and two sunbeds downstairs to sunbathe by the sea, or on the grass at the side of the apartment.

Leave the hustle and bustle of life behind you and relax for a week or two and escape to this magical little island of flowers and sunshine.

Embrace the chance to experience the Islands culture of tradition and festival.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 June, 2017


I am an Irish man born in Cork. My wife Barbara and I live in Marlborough, Wiltshire.

I have trained Race Horses most of my life, now semi retired I am enjoying the chance to spend more time in my beloved Menorca. I would like others to share the beauty that I see in this island hideaway.

CORNELIUS HORGAN purchased this apartment in 1985

Why CORNELIUS HORGAN chose Es Mercadal

I came to Menorca looking for a quiet haven and a place to recharge my batteries.

This I found in our apartment Poblet1 E4. Everyone who stays with us has loved it here..

What makes this apartment unique

The view from the terrace is an evening treat most nights when we sit with a glass of wine and watch the sun set behind the hills.

I love the sea, and swim or snorkel from the rocks outside the apartment several times a day.


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

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • waterfront
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

A little piece of Heaven
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Five star+ apartment in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

This was my first visit to Menorca and I think it will be hard to improve on this superlative apartment. The apartment is spotlessly clean, with all the equipment you could wish for to enhance the enjoyment of your holiday. The rooms are a nice size and the beds are very comfortable.

Even on the day the Tramontano wind blew, and the waves came crashing in, it was fantastic to sit on the balcony and watch the sea at its most impressive with a glass of wine in hand. The beach is within walking distance as are a selection of restaurants, bars and a supermarket.

I hope to return to this “little piece of heaven” and would definitely recommend it to my friends. I only wish I could give it more than five stars!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Wendy and Corrine, So glad that you enjoyed Meniorca and the apartment. Thank you for such a lovely review. Kind regards Barbara and Cornelius
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Most Definitely a Little Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous apartment. We've stayed in several in Playa de Fornells over the years but this has been the best. The location, right next to the waters edge, is stunning - even when the tramontana wind blows and the sea is crashing on the rocks below - it's truly spectacular. The apartment is very welcoming with so many home comforts that you really don't need to "pack the kitchen sink" when catering for yourself as everything you can think of is here for your use. The beds are really comfortable and the apartment is very clean, which is what we have come to expect from Gill at MC, who provides a brilliant service to so many of the properties in the area. We know the island quite well now so we have our favourite eating places but if you are unfamiliar with the resort you can't go wrong by paying a visit to the Okapi for good food and excellent cocktails. A brilliant holiday - just disappointed that we had to return home. We will definitely book this apartment again. Thank you Barbara and Con for allowing us to stay in your little piece of heaven and for the excellent communication and information provided.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a positive response to your stay. We are happy to share what we think is " a little gem" of a hideaway. We agree with your comments regarding our management teams Gill of MC Properties, also the warm welcome at the Okapi. Roll on 2017.
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The Perfect Holiday Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We were absolutely delighted to have found Barbara and Con's lovely holiday retreat in one of the most beautiful parts of Menorca. It was peaceful and private, with the most spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea and surrounding coastline. The apartment was extremely well equipped, very clean and really comfortable for the two of us.

The complex at Playas De Fornells is immaculately kept, with a great choice of restaurants, well within walking distance. Locally, the Okapi Bar does a fantastic steak and serves excellent pizzas at very reasonable price. Menorca is a wonderful island, best explored with a car or by bus. Some notable highlights for us were visits to the towns of Mahon, Es Mercadal, Addaya, Ferreries and Ciutadella as well as the beautiful beach at Son Bou and the wonderful coastline walks on the Cami De Cavell's.

You know when you've had a good holiday, when you can't wait to go back again, and we certainly would want to return as soon as possible.

We would highly recommend Barbara and Con's apartment to our friends and relatives and for anyone wanting a relaxing get-away from the hustle and bustle of life. Thanks to Barbara for her dedication to ensuring we had a great time and excellent customer service. Jane & Paul from Nottingham.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure for you to share what we think is a "little piece of heaven". We are happy that you found all you wanted to have a great hoilday. We hope that our paths cross again. Many thanks for the lovely review - Barbara and Con
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A lovely relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

Firstly the communication between the owners Barbara and Cornelius and ourselves was first rate. Nothing was too much trouble and emails were answered very quickly.

The booking and payment was painless and all pre arrival information was good.

The apartment itself over looks Cala Tirant with dramatic views of both the sea and the hills across the bay. Perfect views for anytime of the day but especially breakfast with a croissant and a coffee!

The apartment is easy to find with Gill in the property office being very helpful and she even stayed open longer then planned on our arrival Saturday due to us being delayed by about an hour

The apartment itself has everything you need and is perfect for couples.

The local bars and restaurants are good with our favourite being the okapi with its good menu and two for one cocktails during happy hour. Mohitos being especially good.

The island is easy to get about with a good day out being to visit cuitadella and Mahon. Both lovely harbour towns with plenty to.see and do with good restaurants. We found the prices all over the island to be pretty good and consistent.

We had a great time in the apartment and will certainly be back. With the improvements which Barbara and Cornelius have planned can only make this place even more perfect.

Thanks again

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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wonderful flat overlooking Fornells Bay

  • 5 of 5

The flat is in an amazing location, overlooking the sea underneath. It has got a nice balcony all around. Two beach chairs, a sunshade and a table provide the best place for reaxing and having dinners in total privacy. Being near the sea is a guarantee for fresh air at any time. The living romm is quite big, the kitchen bright, practical and well-equipped ( all the household appliances you may need are available, such as micro-wave oven, orange squash, toaster, oven, kettle, food processor)

The bathroom is quite big too and has got a bath tub with a sliding door shower, there is also a bidè, which I, as Italian, appreciated so much!! Everything is clean, smart and furnished with attention to the smallest details.

Even the mattresses are best quality and consented us to sleep so well.

The view over the bay is amazing and it exactly matches with the pictures in the website.

In half an hour by car you can reach all the beaches in the south part of the isle.

In five mintes you can reach the nearest sandy beach of Tirant, partly private and partly free, the sea is clear, the waters shallow, ideal for children.

Here you can hire a canoe and have a nice ride around the bay. Easy and amusing. We enjoyed a really beautiful holiday!

Veramente Bello!!!!

Tiziana e Claudio

(Rescaldina -MI)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tiziana and Claudio, We have really enjoyed interacting with you. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope to make even further improvements over the winter with a breakfast bar, new sun loungers, flat screen TV and some more personal little luxuries, for all to enjoy. We hope to have a lot of information about the best of Menorca, festivals, and trips to enhance any stay. We shall keep in touch Best regards Barbara and Cornelius
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meraviglioso appartamento, splendida posizione

  • 5 of 5

L'appartamento si trova in posizione splendida, con ampio balcone, in completa privacy, a pochi metri dal mare. Due lettini con ombrellone, tavolo e sedie permettono di pranzare e rilassarsi in qualsiasi momento del giorno o sera in completa privacy. La vicinanza al mare garantisce un ambiente fresco e arieggiato. Il soggiorno è ampio, la cucina è pratica e luminosa, dotata di tutti gli elettrodomestici (forno micro-onde, toaster, mixer, forno, kettle, etc), il bagno è comodo e dotato di vasca con vetrate e doccia, c'è anche il bidè (!!!). Pulito e ben arredato, l'appartamento è decisamente accogliente.

Abbiamo riposato veramente bene grazie a materassi molto comodi di ultima generazione (memory o lattice).

Il panorma sul golfo di Fornells è impareggiabile e esattamente come riportato dalle foto nel sito.

In mezz'ora circa si raggiungono le spiagge più belle del sud dell'isola.

A 5 inuti di macchina c'è la spiaggia di sabbia di Tirant, in parte attrezzata, in parte libera, mare pulito, acque basse e sicure. Abbiamo noleggiato una canoa e fatto il giro del golfo. Veramente Bello!!!!

Tiziana e Claudio

(Rescaldina -MI)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

local markets, boats for hire in the bay, or boat trips around the island.

lovely small coves and beaches.

relaxed dining


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Fornells, Minorca (Menorca)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
high season
11 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
end of season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

There is an office within walking distance which will arrange for the collection of the keys, and this office is where the keys must be returned.
The office deals with any emergencies or queries , you will be given an out of hours telephone number for emergencies.

20% deposit with Booking. Balance of payment 30 days before travel

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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