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Apartment in landscaped gardens with views, access to beach and communal pool

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Platges de Fornells - Tirant View Garden Villa

2 bed apt comfortably sleeps 4.Sea/ Beach View, Comunal pool and Childrens pool

2 bedroom apartment with spectacular views across Cala Tirant beach and headland. Access to the beach approx 500 m from apt. The apt is accessed via some steps leading down pathway to the front door.The apt opens onto communal gardens with a short walk to communal pool area. There are bars and shops within easy walking distance and public transport is available from bus stops a short walk away. The property is approx 2 Km from the picturesque harbour of Fornells with its numerous bars, restaurants and shops.

There is one modern spacious bathroom with a combined shower and bath also toilet and bidet,there is also a washing machine . The kitchen is all electric, with refrigerator, microwave, oven, hob and ample cupboard space.

The bedrooms are a good size with the larger having a double bed and fitted wardrobes and the other room 2 single beds and fitted wardrobe, both with views of the garden and/or sea.

Lounge/Dining area includes 2 +3 seater sofa, TV with Spanish and some UK channels, Fireplace, dining table & 4 chairs

Apartment Layout: The apartment is accessed down a series of steps (approx 20)passing through landscaped garden leading to the front door. The property is on two levels, the upper level has the Kitchen, Living/Dining Room. The lower level is down 4 steps to the Bedrooms and bathroom. The property has a barbeque area and a sun terrace adjoining the living room. Both terraces access onto the terraced landscaped gardens and enjoy sea views.

Communal Pool: The property has the use of a communal pool approximately 5min walk from the apartment. The pool consists of a shower, childs pool and larger pool more suitable for swimming. They are surrounded by a grassed area suitable for sunbathing

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Stephen Thompson
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 November, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

Good evening







Unfortunately we have come home in Holland today. Cold and wet. I cannot find the proper words to decribe our feelings about Menorcas and the appartment.



Absolutely fabulous, fantastic! We loved the appartment, even nicer than we could possibly ever think of.



A week is too short, hopefully we will be back some day.



Thanks vey much, we hope we left the appartment properly.



With kind regards,



Jos, Esther and Shawn Vlieger
May 2012
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Apartment in landscaped gardens with views, access to beach and communal pool
average rating of 4.5 based on 11 reviews
4

Bonito apartamento en una buena zona

  • 4 of 5

Alquilé este apartamento después de haber visitado la isla en 3 ocasiones anteriores, pero esta vez en Fornells, porque queda en el centro de la isla y tienes todo cerca...y fue una muy buena decisión!

El apartamento contaba con todo lo necesario, cocina muy bien equipada (aparte de lo habitual, contaba con pelador, rallador, batidora, etc) y todo muy limpio. Nos costó llegar al apartamento porque sólo encontrábamos la parte de la terraza, y no veíamos la puerta de acceso que queda por detrás, pero una vez localizada, teníamos el aparcamiento en la calle de atrás a pocos pasos y perfecto. Mencionar que íbamos con un bebé de 18 meses y en la zona hay muchas escaleras, e incluso dentro del apartamento hay 4 o 5 escaleras para separar comedor y habitaciones, e iría bien una barandilla para evitar que los niños bajen las escaleras sólos; pero vigilando no pasa nada... Por otro lado los jardines eran preciosos, pese a haber muchas escaleras.

El dueño del apartamento me contestó por email al hacer la reserva de forma ágil y rápida, y muy amable; así como Gill, la chica que gestiona la propiedad; y todo sin problemas. Lo único que se agradecería es que no cobraran un extra por una cuna o trona...eso es lo que menos me gustó.

Pero gracias a los comentarios de otros clientes me decidí a reservarlo, y volvería a repetir sin duda., así como lo recomendaría a quien quiera estar en una buena zona y un lugar agradable.

Respecto la zona de Fornells donde está ubicado, es una zona tranquila. Hay un supermercado para lo justo, porque es muy caro y 2 restaurantes a 100m-150m donde se come o cena bastante bien.

Destacar en Binibequer (un bonito pueblo para visitar) el restaurante El Faro, donde se come de maravilla con menú y un buen pescado y marisco fresco. Y sobretodo recomendaría visitar las playas de Macarelleta, Turqueta, Mitjana, cala en Brut, Cavalleria y Pregonda (si se quiere caminar), así como ver la Cova del Soroi a la hora del atardecer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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4

Ideal!

  • 4 of 5

We are a family of four (children aged 9 and 7) and this was an ideal base for our stay in Menorca. We have been to Sant Tomas a couple of times before but wanted to stay outwith a large resort this time, being in search of a bit of peace and quiet, good food but with ready access to a beach. We also wanted to be fairly central so that we could have day trips out and about. Playa de Fornells was just what we were looking for. The apartment is not huge but benefits from everything that you could ever want in a self-catering property and did not feel too small. The bathroom is modern and clean and the shower good and refreshing after a day at the beach. The gardens are very pretty and the pool is excellent (not within sight of the apartment so you do need to accompany the kids). It is just a short walk to good restaurants or a five minute drive to larger Fornells for a larger selection of restaurants and a spot of better quality tourist shopping. There are a couple of supermarkets in the resort - the one at the bottom of the hill being the better stocked. The beach is probably a ten minute walk from the apartment - a really lovely beach that was not busy at all when we visited in early July. We also took the kids to the water park down the road at the hotel. It is possibly too tame for older kids/teenagers but perfect for our girls and they enjoyed every minute. Highly recommend morning coffee and ensaimadas in Es Mercadal, too. Lots more that I could add but I hope you get the picture - great base for trips out to sample all that Menorca has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

Wunderschöner Urlaub

  • 5 of 5

Wir verbrachten Ende Mai zwei wunderschöne und erholsame Wochen im Apartment von Mr. Thompson. Die Buchungsformalitäten sowie der Kontakt vor Ort waren problemlos. Gill von " Proberty Services" antworte umgehend auf Anfragen. Das Haus selbst- eingebettet in hübsch blühende Gärten - liegt ruhig und und etwas erhöht mit grandiosem Blick auf die blaue

" Cala Tirant" und die unverbaute Landschaft. Fast wie eine Theaterkulisse...Man kann zwischen zwei Terrassen wählen, am Vormittag hat man hier noch kühle Schattenplätze. Ausstattung : Alles, was nötig ist, komfortabel eingerichtet. Zur Anreise stand Wasser, Milch, Butter und Toast bereit-Danke für diesen tollen Service! Einzig: CD-Player und Deutsches TV wäre schön. Aber es ja Urlaub...Also absolut empfehlenswertes Apartment mit 100% igem Erholungsfaktor!

Weg zum schönen Strand 10 Min. gehen. Sehr gutes Restaurant " Café del Norte" um die Ecke, Supermarkt teuer, lieber Mercadona in Mahon oder Ciutadella wählen! Fornells ist ein beschaulicher, ursprünglicher Fischerort, in 10 Min per Auto erreichbar.

Nicht unwichtig: Die Anmietung eines Autos am Flughafen bei "Ownerscar" braucht Geduld- langwierige, umständliche Prozedur!! Aber günstig!

Es war ein wunderschöner Urlaub! Überhaupt ist Menorca immer noch ein Geheimtipp, vielseitig und gerne auch mal das Auto stehen lassen und wandern. Traumhafte Landschaften und türkis schimmernde Buchten.

Viel Freude!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Un lugar excelente

  • 5 of 5

Mi marido, mi hija y yo alquilamos este apartamento por siete días en Julio. Nos gusto muchísimo. Playas de Fornell es una zona de apartamentos preciosa. El apartamento en Garden Villas esta muy bien. Vistas a la playa desde la terraza. Camas y sillones muy cómodos. Cocina bien equipada y en buen estado. Se puede ir andando a la playa. Hay restaurantes y pequeños supermercados al lado. El único problema que tuvimos fueron las hormigas que salieron en la habitación por una grieta de la pared el primer día. Pero lo solucionamos enseguida echando insecticida un par de veces y no las volvimos a ver. Si volvemos a Menorca volveríamos a este apartamento. Disfrutamos muchísimo nuestras vacaciones.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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5

A totally relaxing and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was a beautiful surprise and better than we could ever have hoped for. We have been self catering before but this was a home from home with comfortable sofas, beds etc not the usual "holiday letting" furnishings.

The views from both terraces over the Tirant bay are spectacular and the beach was only a short 5 minute walk away. It was perfect for my grandchildren who are only one and two years of age. The sea was ideal for paddling and not too busy.

Approximately 2 minutes from the apartment there was a communal pool area with a babies play pool which also proved to be a boon.

We did not want to travel too far with the children to eat so we were pleased with the selection of bars and restaurants within walking distance. I can totally recommend the Cactus Restaurant and the service given by the owner Pilar. The food is excellent and not overpriced.

To summarize. An excellent apartment for a quiet and relaxed family holiday. I would recommend it to any of my friends.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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4

lovely property with great views

  • 4 of 5

stayed in this property in peak season, and although the beaches were busy there is plenty of room and they are not overcrowded. the apartment has all you will need for a comfortable holiday. although the temperature was in the thirties the apartment remained cool at night. two local supermarkets are a short walk away, small but have everything you could need. the use of a car is good for exploring and going to other beaches, found the sea in fornells quite rough for little ones (it was quite windy), but there are plenty of great beaches a short drive away, with less of a current.

a couple of good restaurants close by. el cactus is good and all local seafood is a must,

would highly recommend if you want a peaceful family holiday. island is very safe and child friendly

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Owner's Response: Hello I am the owner of the property in Menorca where you recently stayed. I would like to thank you for your review and really appreciate you taking the time to do this. It is always good to know that someone enjoyed their stay and I hope you will visit us again in the near future. Kind regards Steve Thompson
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Mahon
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
Okapi Bar
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Mahon
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Son Parc
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
Catcus Restaurant
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Tirant
Car: recommended

Set in spectacular gardens much visited by coach tours and overlooking the wide sandy bay of Tirant which even in high season is relatively tranquil and unspoilt. The sea is shallow and ideal for paddling. Around the bay are marshes and headlands which make up part of the UNESCO bioreserve of which Menorca is duly proud. In the immediate vicinity are ruins dating back from the British occupation of the island in the 17th century through to neolithic stone monuments. Fornells is 2 Km away and is well worth a visit to see this popular harbour and tower and perhaps enjoy a meal and a drink.

The island is only approx 60 Km from end to end and should you have access to a car, is easily explored. Recommended visits are to Mahon the capital and Ciutadella the old capital of the island, both of which display interesting harbours and unique architecture.

Don't forget to explore inland which offers a more tranquil setting with villages set in green fields surrounded by stone walls.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Platges de Fornells, Es Mercadal

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
SPRING
8 Apr 2017 - 30 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
OFF PEAK
31 May 2017 - 19 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
PEAK
20 Jul 2017 - 29 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£735
for 7 nights
£735
 
 
OFF PEAK
30 Aug 2017 - 26 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
AUTUMN
27 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please Note: The owner of this property accepts payment in the original currency specified (British Pound), before use of conversion tool. The conversion tool is provided for your convenience only. The owner may accept other currencies if specifically agreed in advance.

Cots, fans etc are available from the managing agent at extra cost. Please request details by e mail

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Platges de Fornells in Minorca (Menorca)

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , towels included
  • Towels included in rental costs
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , linen included
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , linen included
  • Linen provided in cost of rental. Fold away bed and cot are available from the management company at an extra charge. Please e mail for charges
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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