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Small Majorcan country Farmhouse, Raised & Gated Heated Pool, Gardens, BBQ, WiFi

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

2 double en-suite, 2 twin, sleeps 6. FLEXIBLE ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE DATES POSSIBLE

Our finca farmhouse is located 1.5 km. from the beach at Ses Capellans, Playa de Muro which has been voted best beach in Spain by TripAdvisor. We are also 2 km. from the lively resort of Cán Picafort, with its extensive selection of bars, restaurants and clubs. Also nearby is the Albufera Nature Park, well known for its trails and cycle tracks. A 15 min. drive will take you to the lovely inland towns of Sa Pobla, Muro and Santa Margalida with their local colourful weekly markets, as well as to lively Puerto Alcudia, its Roman old town and historic Arta. New motorway connections mean that Pollensa, Formentor and even Palma are all within a 30 minute drive. The finca has 1 double bedroom with en-suite, 1 twin bedroom with en-suite, 1 twin bedroom + mezzanine floor with extra bed. There is one family bathroom and a fully equipped modern kitchen overlooking the private pool and terrace with views to the sea. Our pool is heated by heat exchanger April, May & October, and warmed by solar panels June, July, August & September. We have a solar cover to conserve temperatures during the night. (Minimum temp. 25 degrees), The large cool porch is bordered with palm trees and overlooks the lovely orchard garden with citrus, olive, almond, apple, pear, peach, fig, apricot trees and grape vines.

Outside areas of the finca and swimming pool: The finca is set in 2600 sq. metres. Across the garden is the shady car port and barbecue with a large rustic seating area. The spacious roof terrace offers panoramic views to the sea, mountains and central plain of Mallorca. The heated swimming pool measures 7.5 metres by 4.0 metres, and has a ladder, steps with platform and raised retaining wall surround for safety. The depth varies from 1.56 metres to 1.75 metres. The pool terrace above has sunbeds and gated access.

For children we offer some outdoor garden play equipment including table tennis, basketball, swings, trampoline, toys and a play-pen. The garden has a large lawn for ball games, also we have a pool cabin which has a double sofa bed, toilet and shower. There is a laundry room underneath the pool terrace with washing machine, sink and outdoor drying area.

Interior of the Finca: Traditional high beamed ceilings keep cool in summer. There is an air conditioning unit in the main lounge, which is also a heater. We also supply fans. We have Spanish digital TV and UK Freesat on satellite for our British clients, and will change to Eurosat for our European clients. The TV is Samsung Smart internet enabled with Blu-Ray player.. We also have video and DVD players and a selection of DVD's, tapes and library of books and music. We also offer free 24 hour Wi-Fi.

Babies and Toddlers: As well as the outdoor equipment we offer many indoor toys and a cot and high chair at no extra cost. We can also provide you with an OFSTED Registered Child Minder to babysit.

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Mr and Mrs R Forbes
Member since: 1996
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 February, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Holidays with a 3 & 5 yr old can be pretty difficult - but not this one. The house, gardens & pool have been one big playground. A real home from home but much more beautiful '. (S.A. UK). 'A wonderful warm reception, beautiful villa, fabulous views. We've had an absolutely fab holiday'. Hope to return soon. (Dr.G. UK). 'The finca is gorgeous & well decorated. Everyone had an awesome time' (Dr.H. UK). 'Our time here was wonderful. Your fine finca, lovely gardens & pool were beautiful' (Q. Berlin). 'Lovely quiet & peaceful setting with loads of outdoor space & seating yet very close to beach' (B. UK). 'The finca looked beautiful in photos & exceeded our expectations'. (V.O. UK). 'A beautiful setting, calm & peaceful, one thing we don't want to do is go home! We have had a fab time. (D&B UK). 'We have had a wonderful relaxing time in your comfortable & cosy finca. Everything was just perfect. We felt very welcome.' (S.&B. Kohn). Great holiday in well equipped finca (S.U. UK)
Nov 2007
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Small Majorcan country Farmhouse, Raised & Gated Heated Pool, Gardens, BBQ, WiFi
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
United Kingdom

Golden Wedding in Mallorca

  • 5 of 5

o celebrate a Golden and nearly Golden (49 years!) Anniversary with our relatives, we decided to venture to somewhere a little more exotic than South Wales and chose Mallorca. After about a month of searching we came across Finca Bona Vista and got just the right feeling. All the main bedrooms on the lower level, a bathroom\shower room for each of us (3 couples), lovely gardens, pool, near nice restaurants, a few supermarkets, about 1km to a nice beach, caring owners, etc. From the moment we arrived we knew we'd made the right choice. The first couple of days were rainy but gave us an opportunity to see some of the islands beautiful scenery. Ron and Sheila were very helpful with arranging a could of things to make it a little easier for my Uncle who has a few mobility issues (a chair with arms to watch the TV, a loo seat extender, wheelchair) nothing seemed too much trouble. Ron also brought along a few gifts for the anniversary which was eaten and drunk in no time!

The Finca and grounds has everything to make life during the week fun and enjoyable - Table tennis, fantastic BBQ area, great kitchen (cooked constantly and used about 30 lemons in my new beetroot chutney recipe)

When the sun came out on day 3, we decamped to the beautiful pool area and listened to music, played games, talked, and drank, and ate. The local supermarkets have great fish counters which put our own island to shame.

We ventured out from the lovely finca 1 night to the local restaurant which Ron will tell you about. If your lucky you'll make the dinner/dance which happens fortnightly where you can dance and sing with with the chef and mingle with the locals.

I think to sum up the stay it was very 'right' from the very start and I don't think you will be disappointed. It's a little remote if you want to be in the middle of things, but a 15 minute walk takes you to the centre of Ca'n Picafort. Personally, I felt that was more of the Fincas strength. Thanks very much again, Ron and Sheila. I hope to see you again. John and family

  • Review Submitted: Apr 8, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This was a great pleasure for us to welcome this lovely family to Mallorca. We are grateful that they took the time to write such a terrific review ! They were very happy with us in spite of a few days of dodgy early spring weather ! Fifty years married is a great reason for a family holiday and I can say that if Sheila and I are as happy as Betty and Stan when that comes (not that long ...) we will be well pleased ! Great to have them all here - and please come back one day !!
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fabulous finca

  • 5 of 5

A great repeat stay and just simply wonderful. The hosts Ron and Sheila Forbes are outstanding in their hospitality.This place is just a little bit of Majorcan heaven for us and especially for our family with 2 young children or just for those who want to relax and just enjoy the superb country side and peace and quiet. You do need a car but it is fun to be there. Can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks again Frances for another lovely review. We know the children call this your 'other home'! Looking forward as always to seeing you all next year. Ron, Sheila and Family
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Finca Bona Vista - The perfect Mallorcan retreat

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Finca Bona Vista. A beautiful finca with everything we needed. Meeting Ron and Sheila prior to being shown around the finca was a lovely introduction to our holiday and made us all feel very welcome. The finca and grounds are very homely and attractive with evidence of a real creative flair. There are many outdoor seating areas, enhanced by a range of attractive lighting. It’s a great place to spend time as a family playing and relaxing. We really enjoyed the table tennis and pool and BBQ areas and found the free WIFI really useful. Plenty of items are provided for a trip to the beach including parasols, towels, beach toys and cool bag making life very easy. Thanks Ron, Sheila, Colin and Wendy for taking care of the details and looking after us so well. We had a great holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to meet this lovely family. As soul mates we had lots in common. Really sorry the week passed so quicky we couldn't share some of the brill. music we have here on the island. ! Good luck with the band girls - you'll be good !! Hope to see you all again sometime when the exams don't get in the way (!). Thanks to you all again for everything. Ron xxx
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  • 5 of 5

Very clean and well presented accomodation with more than enough toys to keep my daughters aged 4 and 7 busy. Ron and Shiela very friendly and attentive throughout. Food and drink on arrival most welcome. Pool popular with the entire family.

It really is as good as the photographs suggest. Recomended.


  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was very nice to meet this lovely family for holidays with us this autumn. A very nice and concise review too ! Hope to see you all again. Thanks again to our five star guests! Ron, Sheila and Family.
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We didn't want to go home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable three week holiday at Finca Bona Vista. Absolutely perfect for a family holiday with lots and lots at the house to keep two 5 year olds and a 10 year old fully occupied for hours on end.

The house exceeded our expectations and truly is a home from home. Everything you need for a truly relaxing holiday is available here.

Apart from the obvious attractions of a pool, dozens of wonderful beaches within an hours drive and (of course) the sun, we were thrilled that the house was perfect for children: vast garden, The Pool Cabin complete with huge kids video library, toys galore, play house, swing, scooters, bikes etc. We often had to go looking for them because they were too quiet/busy enjoying themselves!

The property was immaculate and Ron, Shelia, Wendy and Colin went out of their way to make sure we had everything we neded, fabulous hosts.

We would recommend this to anyone wanting to have their own space in a quiet location, just five minutes drive from town. Perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Once again we have been lucky enough to have a loving caring family with us ! For three weeks they enjoyed fantastic weather here and were so appreciative of our finca and what we have to offer. For our part it is a pleasure and worth all our efforts to ensure that all the family have as good a holiday as they can - especially nowadays that holidays are not so cheap as they were ! Niki with three generations of her family was a pleasure to get to know on my visits there. The children were a joy to see them playing and mum in law had the chance to sit back with a good book ! I already miss my beers with you all - and Sheila and our family wish you many more happy holidays - and hopefully we will see you all back at Bona Vista one day. Thank you Niki.
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Southampton, England

Laura Allen and Daniel

  • 5 of 5

It is always easy to write something good when you have received something excellent! Laura, my wife and our 19 month old son Daniel and myself stayed at Finca Bona Vista this June.

When we booked our weeks holiday with Ron and Sheila, the high standard of service began immediately. The information pack is exactly as you need it to be, the step by step photographic directions to find the place are better than any map or satnav.

When we arrived, they met us at the local restaurant, after a relaxing drink we were welcomed to their beautiful finca. It really is the most idyllic retreat, with an amazing private garden that surrounds the high quality solar heated swimming pool and relaxing terraces.

Ron and Sheila showed us around the charming house with more rooms than we knew what to do with. Daniel was interested in everything, exploring everywhere he was really loving every minute.

The fridge had been stocked with some food and drink, that really is a special touch.

I think one of the most important things for many people when going on holiday is that the place they stay in is as clean as they expect. You can be assured that Finca Bona Vista is exceptionally clean and well maintained.

Over the week Daniel spent much of his time playing and exploring around the house, with the toys that are there for all children to enjoy especially the play house and tricycle.

The Finca really is located very close to Can Picafort town and its lovely beaches and only 10 minutes away from Alcudia. This makes it hassle free for going shopping and eating out over the holiday

The Finca is ideally secluded and just 5 mins drive from the local amenities

Anything you need to know just ask Ron Sheila Wendy and Colin they are a hive of local information to their guests.

Ron, Sheila, Wendy and Colin are exceptionally good hosts. We would recommend Finca Bona Vista to everyone who is thinking of going to Mallorca and looking for a quality place to stay.

Thank you so much for your hospitality.

We will absolutely be back soon!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a pleasure it was to meet this lovely family ! They greatly appreciated everything about Mallorca in spite of suffering a spell of not too brilliant weather ! For this we are truly sorry - and promise them that next time we will fix more sunshine ! Daniel was a star and our grandaughters are still asking when he will come back to play with them ! As far as our clients go there are no better to be found anywhere - in fact we say " please come back soon we all miss you " xxxxx Ron, Sheila and family
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This owner has not provided a specific location. If you would like more information, please contact the owner.
Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Palma de Mallorca
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Arco Iris
Nearest Ferry
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Palma - Alcudia
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Arco Iris
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Ses Casetes dels Capellans
Car: necessary

Our small country finca, set in 2500 sq. metres, is situated up a track off a quiet country lane, just off the main Playa de Muro/Cán Picafort - Muro - Santa Margalida road. Only 1.5 km. (5 mins. drive) from the nearest beach at Casetes dels Capellans and large supermarket, and 2 km. from the resort centre of Can Picafort. The beaches of Playa de Muro, Can Picafort and Son Baulo are 10 mins. by car. Also 10 minutes drive will take you to the nature walks and birdwatching sites of the Albufera Wetlands and the museum and visitor centre of Finca Son Real. There is an excellent bar/restaurant only 5 minutes walk down the lane.

Golf: There is a very popular golf course at Alcanada (5 km.), also at Capdepera and Pollensa - within a 30 minute drive.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Can Picafort , Santa Margalida

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2017
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We are not tour operators, nor have other properties to rent. The finca is our own family home and we try to offer our visitors to Mallorca all the comforts of home. We will reply to your email enquiry immediately. Our main concern is that you enjoy your holiday with us. So we will only consider a booking if we feel that our facilities will be the most suitable for the make up of your party.

We also accept payment in euros. Please ask us for the current equivalent rates in euros or other currency. Payments can be made by bank transfer in sterling or euros. We will supply bank details on our Booking Form/Contract. We regret that we do not accept credit cards.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Can Picafort  in Santa Margalida

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , leads off bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , leads off bedroom
  • There is a pool shower as well as a toilet and shower in the pool cabin.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , en suite
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , twin room
  • The mezzanine floor, with 2 single beds which overlooks the lounge above the dining area has retaining low wooden rails which may not be suitable for small children.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
This accommodation is suitable only for families. We regret we cannot accept bookings from single sex groups. On your arrival day we will meet you at a nearby bar and show you around personally, even if you have a late or delayed arrival. We also provide a complementary selection of groceries and drinks including water, tea, coffee, milk, pizzas, salad, bacon, eggs, bread & butter, fruit, wine, cava, beer & soft drinks. The bathrooms will also have soaps & toilet rolls.

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