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Bedrooms 4
Space 2,744 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, spacious salon and large terrace

Registration Number : 201406829

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2018

About Michael

Profession: Artist

Interests: People, nature, handicrafts, dance

Presently I live in Berlin and Ibiza. Previously, in Paris, Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf. My profession took me to South Africa, America, France, Sweden, Italy, Finland, Switzerland and Austria.

My interest lies in the human psyche and my curiosity about the mystery of life is always growing more and more...

Michael purchased this villa in 1992

Why Michael chose San José Obrero

In 1992 I entered a 10,000 m2 wild forest, which I wanted to buy.

Amidst pine trees and fragrant rosemary bushes there was no way through, I could guess only small trails, which were jealously guarded by spiders. Amidst all the green something dark blue kept flashing by now and then, the sea.

I was overwhelmed by the silence, the scent of pine and rosemary, the hum of bees and the concert of crickets, the play of light and shadow. I was awe inspired by this place and its wild beauty.

Suddenly a small clearing opened, and immediately I knew that there the house would stand. My eyes flew over the canyon in which water still flowed from many decades ago from the mountains into the sea, and further over the dark blue sea up to the island of Formentera, the lighthouse sends its distant flashes of light.

I rammed bamboo sticks in the forest floor to match the contour of the house with the trees. The nature here should play the leading role; my house should be subordinate to her. That was the concept. My guest house amidst pines and rosemary.

It took years for me to build the house. At first I began to climb the pine trees to free them from old branches and fungal growth. The trees were grateful for so much unexpected attention and portrayed their individual beauty. I especially loved the pines which had fought their way amongst the others and whose trunks now, bent and crooked, narrate of the drama of their growth. There were also trunks which had gone through very little and grew straight into the sky. They inspired me less; I had to always think of timber. At first I tried to gently intervene in nature by letting young pine trees grow crooked by constricting, which is a kind of active garden design. But one could see them being compelled after a few years, because their oblique growth appeared braver than that of their wild brothers, so I regretted this approach and dropped it.

What makes this villa unique

When I finally began to make the foundation and pull up the walls, I aligned myself with the sun’s position at different seasons to find the correct orientation of the house and the proportion of windows and doors. I stood inside the structure and looked out of the holes in to the terrain and the sea, and often I tore a wall again and changed the whole thing. The house grew slowly and organically, like the natives have also built since time immemorial. Thus, I kept getting more clarity time and again and found the path to what is important.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in San José Obrero in Balearic Islands

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2744 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Fantini designer fixtures, Philippe Starck bath tub, refined materials, natural stone slabs from Sinai,
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 160 cm wide
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 160 cm wide
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 160 cm wide
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 180 cm wide bed, wonderful sea view from the bed
  • Each bedroom has its own bathroom
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

In Ruhe entspannen

  • 5 of 5

Die Villa liegt traumhaft schön, schon beim Aussteigen schlägt einem der Duft des Pinienwalds um die Nase. Es gibt nur wenige andere Villen in der Nähe und die meiste Zeit hört man wenig anderes als die Natur. Wir hatten warmes Wetter, aber es wehte konstant eine leichte Brise vom Meer her, so dass es äußerste angenehm war.

Die Küchenausstattung ist gut - im Gegensatz zu anderen Villen auf denen wir schon waren sind hier auch die wichtigsten Verbrauchsgüter bereits vorhanden (Salz, Pfeffer, viele Gewürze, Zucker, etc.).

Die Kinder hatten viel Freude mit den Eidechsen, Geckos und Fröschen in der Nähe des Hauses.

Wir hatten eine sehr schöne Zeit und kamen gut erholt und entspannt zurück.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Zauberhafte Finca im Pinienwald

  • 5 of 5

Wir durften 2 Wochen auf dieser wunderbaren, architektonisch geschickt gestalteten Finca mit allem Drum- und Dran verbringen.

Lage, Ausblick, Einrichtung und Betreuung lassen keine Wünsche offen.

Langer Rede kurzer Sinn, wir können das Haus von Herzen empfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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For Nature and beauty lovers

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful and magical time in this Villa.

The kids most enjoyed the pool and nature.

The only criticism that I can find is the lack of air conditioning. Nights in the summer can be very hot!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We know very well these hot august nights, when the normally blowing breeze has come to a stop. Fortunately it does not happen very often. However we are no friends of air condition, because it cuts you off from nature. We prefer a little naked swim in the pool and then return to bed. And switch on the fan.
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Alles perfekt

  • 5 of 5

lässt keine Wünsche übrig

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Wunderbare Villa - wunderbares Panorama!

  • 5 of 5

Das Haus ist wirklich top. Die Architektur und Bauqualität ist erstklassig, also weder alt und bieder noch die häufig schlecht ausgeführte Ibiza-Moderne. Der Blick in die Bucht von Es Torrent ist sehr schön. Vor allem aber sind die Betten gut. Unbedingt zu empfehlen.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Erholung pur!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wir hatten eine herrliche Zeit in Can Alba! So ruhig, so friedlich! Der Blick weit über das Meer bis zur Insel Formentera ist traumhaft. Ein Ort der Erholung und Besinnung: In der Hängematte liegen und lesen, dem Rauschen des Windes in den Pinien lauschen, den Duft von Rosmarin in der Nase.  

In den lauen Nächten haben die Kinder Sternschnuppen gezählt und Frösche im Seerosenteich beobachtet, während wir Erwachsenen jeden Abend am langen Tisch auf der Terrasse zusammen das Leben genossen haben. So müssen Ferien sein! Zwanglos, heiter, losgelöst. Es war so schön! Wir kommen ganz bestimmt wieder.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Beach Es Torrent or Cala Jondal
Nearest Ferry
10 Kilometres
San Antonio
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Beach Es Torrent or Cala Jondal
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Es Torrent
Car: recommended

Villa-Ibiza-Resort has the coordinates 38°52'627'N 1°18'426'E and lies away from the tourist crowd amidst a quiet pine grove.

The coast Porroig is located in the south of Ibiza, between the beaches Es Torrent, Es Xarcu and Cala Jondal. You can have a view up to Formentera across the sea. Easily accessible from the airport by car in 15 minutes. To the Ibiza town it takes 20 minutes, and 10 minutes to San Jose. The nearest beach is 3 minutes by car.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in San José Obrero, Ibiza

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
April 18
29 Mar 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mai 18
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Juni 18
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Juli 18
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August 18
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 18
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oktober 18
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November 18
1 Nov 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Dezember 18
1 Dec 2018 - 7 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,324.27

Kaution: 1500 € bei Ankunft. Die Kaution wird bei Mietende zurück erstattet, wenn keine Schäden zu verrechnen sind.
Die Endreinigung ist inbegriffen.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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