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Cala Galdana Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Cala Galdana

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 mi
  • Swimming pool
This villa has recently been completed to a high standard throughout. It is light and airy and the modern furnishings compliment it's design. The villa is located next door to Villa Calypso in a residential area yet it is only 600m to the famous horseshoe sandy bea  …see more

from $99 / night

$690 - $3402 / week

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from $99 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Port d'Addaia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
Casa Julia is a fully equipped charming Menorcin style self-catering villa with three bedrooms, three bathrooms (2 en suite), 1 with shower over bath), nicely appointed living room, kitchen, two terraces, pool and large delightful Mediterranean style private garden with  …see more

from $100 / night

$682 - $2232 / week

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from $100 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Vacation villa in Binibeca

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Child friendly
57 Binibeca Vell has been our family holiday home for more than 25 years, in that time it's been enjoyed by us and holidaymakers alike. Newly renovated this year, the Villa sleeps 4 people, the master bedroom has a double bed and en-suite bathroom. There is a large  …see more

from $80 / night

$558 - $868 / week

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from $80 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Cap D'En Font

Minorca / Cap D'En Font

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa Andreas is an outstanding luxury villa situated in a quiet residential area of Menorca, on the beautiful sunset side of the island. Complete with fast wifi internet conection. With views across to Majorca and totally unspoilt coastline, an ideal location for a fa  …see more

from $137 / night

$868 - $2046 / week

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from $137 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Vacation villa in Sant Lluis

Minorca / Sant Lluis

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
A delightfully, spacious, detached 4 bedroom and 4 bathroom villa, with private swimming pool, in the peaceful resort of S'Algar. The villa has 3 bedrooms on the ground floor, each with patio doors out to the pool area. There are 2 twin rooms, each with its own a  …see more

from $204 / night

$1426 - $2046 / week

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from $204 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Fornells

Fornells / Playas de Fornells

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 mi
  • Child friendly
Our beautiful ground floor apartment is located in Platges de Fornells Menorca. The spacious open plan living/dining area has French doors leading onto a balcony that has amazing views out to sea, here you can enjoy soft music on the Bose soundock mounted in the living  …see more

from $60 / night

$414 - $1094 / week

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from $60 / night

(48) Excellent 

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Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Cala'n Porter

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Swimming pool
Villa Rioja is a modern detached Villa with it's own private pool and private roof top terraced offering spectacular sea views, beautiful sun sets, the terraced also offers private sunbathing. This Villa has been granted a Turistica Licence by the Consell Insular D  …see more

from $60 / night

$416 - $1581 / week

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from $60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment rental

Minorca / Es Grau

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 mi
  • Child friendly
The apartment is the upper floor of a two storey building set in the Spanish fishing village of Es Grau. The village borders a large sandy horseshoe beach with excellent and safe bathing, and is surrounded by a nature reserve. Close by there is the island of Colom with  …see more

from $102 / night

$712 - $825 / week

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from $102 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Cala'n Bosch

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
*Minimum stay 7 nights* Villa Faro occupies an enviable location just 80m from the coastline near the well know landmark of the"Far d'Artrutx" lighthouse, with its bar and restaurant. Situated in the far south west corner of Menorca, with panorama blue M  …see more

from $92 / night

$643 - $3146 / week

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from $92 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Alaior

Minorca / Alaior

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
PROPERTY: Our cozy family town house has been restored to the highest of standards keeping the Minorcan traits offering a unique setting for a truly relaxing holiday. Spacious and bright rooms, fully furnished and equipped, with comfortable outdoor living and a garage,  …see more

from $11 / night

$106 - $1675 / week

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from $11 / night

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Port d'Addaia Vacation home rental

Minorca / Port d'Addaia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
This villa has 3 bedrooms, 1 double bedroom with double bed and air con. This bedroom has patio doors out onto your own private balcony with superb views. The 2 other bedrooms have 2 single beds and fitted pine wardrobes with views over the pool area. Upstairs has a fam  …see more

from $93 / night

$619 - $1177 / week

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from $93 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Cala'n Porter Vacation apartment rental

Minorca / Cala'n Porter

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautiful apartment is on the ground floor with views of the pool from private terrace. It has been fully renovated to a very high standard . It has a double bedroom and a twin bedroom with ceiling fans. There is a lounge/diner, TV with DVD player modern kitchen wi  …see more

from $44 / night

$496 - $775 / week

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from $44 / night

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Torre Soli Nou

Minorca / Torre Soli Nou

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
This semi-detached villa, with private pool, is ideal for families who are looking to enjoy the benefits of a private villa for budget pricing. The villa has a classic menorquin style, but has fully equipped to offer a stressless holiday. Including a fully equipped kitc  …see more

from $98 / night

$661 - $2219 / week

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from $98 / night

(13) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment rental

Fornells / Playas de Fornells

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 mi
  • Swimming pool
Our 'home from home' apartment, which we have owned since 2001, is built in a traditional Menorcan style, having 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2 balconies. It has the bonus of being situated on the top floor and is detached on all four sides. It has a balcony to  …see more

from $75 / night

$465 - $961 / week

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from $75 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vacation villa in Ciutadella

Minorca / Ciutadella

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Ask about children
  • Air conditioning
Villa Tana is a delightful villa situated in the popular family resort of Cala en Forcat. Just a short walk away takes you into the centre of the resort with numerous family friendly restaurants, bars, shops, a waterpark and sports centre with a gym and tennis courts av  …see more

from $56 / night

$392 - $2882 / week

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from $56 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Binibeca Vacation villa rental

Binibeca / Binibeca Nou

5 8 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
My villa has an adjoining casita or granny annex with a separate entrance, patio and roof terrace. Ideal for extended families and friends or for grandma and grandpa who even though they love their grandchildren very much indeed, would also love to have their own space  …see more

from $106 / night

$1054 - $2170 / week

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from $106 / night

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Vacation home in Son Bou

Alaior / Son Bou

4 8 5 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
Villa Alagria, Son Bou, MenorcaThis beautiful contemporary villa, built on the pine studded hillside of Saint Jaime with panoramic views over the coastline of Son Bou is a wonderful holiday home for a larger group, with four sea view bedrooms, two of which are en su  …see more

from $309 / night

$2162 / week

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from $309 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Son Bou

Alaior / Son Bou

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
*Minimum stay 7 nights* This lovely detached villa is close to the Son Bou beach and the resort of San Jaime. The quiet location combined with good privacy makes it an ideal location for a relaxing holiday. A few minutes' walk from your villa will bring you to Son  …see more

from $80 / night

$560 - $2755 / week

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from $80 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Cala'n Bosch

Minorca / Cala'n Bosch

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
*Minimum stay 7 nights* Villa Sirio is a particularly spacious and airy three bedroom villa located within a small stroll of the trendy seaside village of Cala en Bosch on the outskirts of Ciutadella. With magnificent sea views, a large and colourful front garden enc  …see more

from $115 / night

$803 - $1268 / week

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from $115 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment rental

Binibeca / Binibeca Nou

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 mi
  • Swimming pool
Two rooms, one double and the other with twin beds. Bathroom with shower and large sitting room with an open kitchenette. Apartment with large terrace and swimming pool . It is located near the beach and close to a commercial area with restaurants and supermarket. A  …see more

from $69 / night

$483 / week

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from $69 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Vacation villa in Torre Soli Nou

Minorca / Torre Soli Nou

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
A beautiful four bedroomed villa with a private infinity pool and stunning sea views. The villa is ideally located for a relaxing break, near to amenities and the beach but far enough away from the resort centre to really chill out. The villa has satellite TV, a well-  …see more

from $155 / night

$1085 - $2846 / week

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from $155 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Villa rental in Binibeca with swimming pool

Binibeca / Binibeca Vell

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
*Friday Changeover Only* *Minimum stay 7 nights* The views from Casa Dolce Vita capture a superb snapshot of one of the many highlights of this fascinating and beautiful island. Covering a wondrous panorama of cobalt blue Mediterranean Sea, this idyllic image also incl  …see more

from $179 / night

$1250 - $3712 / week

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from $179 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vacation villa in Arenal d'en Castell

Minorca / Arenal d'en Castell

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This 3 bedroom air conditioned house sleeps 6. There is a shared pool and it is a 5 minutes walk to Arenal's superb sandy beach plus its supermarkets, restaurants, bars and doctors surgery. The kitchen is full equipped with ceramic hob and electric oven, microwave,  …see more

from $98 / night

$496 - $1104 / week

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from $98 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Son Bou

Son Bou / St Jaime

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 mi
  • Swimming pool
There are many aspects of this attractive 3 bedroom villa that we know will make your stay there extremely memorable. It is very spacious and will sleep a maximum of 6 people. There are 3 bedrooms, all with en suite bathrooms, a sizeable light airy lounge and a  …see more

from $248 / night

$1736 - $3906 / week

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from $248 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Vacation villa accommodation

Son Bou / St Jaime

5 8 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.8 mi
  • Swimming pool
Spectacular and charming two storey villa recently refurbished with parquet floor, air conditioning, 4 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Situated in one of the quietest zones of San Jaime, has a spacious sun terrace with private pool, garden area and an unforgettable vie  …see more

from $208 / night

$1450 - $4711 / week

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Cala'n Bosch

Cala'n Bosch / Cap d'Artruix

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
*Friday Changeover Only* *Minimum stay 7 nights* Villa Maui enjoys a fabulous residential location just outside Cala en Bosch yet conveniently close to restaurants and supermarkets. The popular resort centre can be found a mere 20 minutes stroll from Villa Maui and is  …see more

from $78 / night

$541 - $2627 / week

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from $78 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Na Macaret Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Na Macaret

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Child friendly
Time to book your holiday in the peacefulness of September and October, when it's still summer but with no mass tourism! Our 'casa' is perfect for a relaxing holiday. It's a cosy and comfortable house and it's located in one of the most beautif  …see more

from $96 / night

$838 - $2597 / week

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Cala Galdana Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Cala Galdana

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Swimming pool
Villa Azucena is a beautiful modern villa with private pool located just a few minutes from the magnificent beach of Cala Galdana. Villa Azucena stands out for its spaciousness, comfort and its situation in the urbanization of Cala Galdana, one of the most prestigious i  …see more

from $112 / night

$779 / week

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(11) Excellent 

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Es Castell Vacation apartment rental

Es Castell / Santa Ana

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Swimming pool
Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two swimming pools, secure underground car park, great sea view where you watch the boats in the port of Mahon from the spacious balcony, and located just a few steps from the picturesque harbour of Calas Fonts. The complex is secure, with a  …see more

from $54 / night

$372 - $713 / week

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(3) Very Good 

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Vacation apartment rental

Alaior / Son Bou

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Swimming pool
Menorca is the most unspoilt of the Baleric Islands,as development has been kept to a minimum.There are an enormous number of idyllic beaches to visit,and in the evenings,pretty harbourside restaurants that welcome adults and children alike. The capital Mahon offers co  …see more

from $62 / night

$434 - $806 / week

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Cala Galdana

Minorca / Cala Galdana

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.3 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
PLEASE CHECK THE 4TH TAB FOR PRICES AND THE 5TH TAB FOR REAL TIME AVAILABILITY JUST UNDER THE PICTURES.PLEASE CHECK THE 4TH TAB FOR PRICES AND THE 5TH TAB FOR REAL TIME AVAILABILITY JUST UNDER THE PICTURES.Villa Bella Vista as the name in Spanish implies means "fan  …see more

from $134 / night

$937 - $3831 / week

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from $134 / night

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Vacation home in Son Bou

Alaior / Son Bou

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Swimming pool
Villa S'Illiot, Son Bou, MenorcaOozing charm, Villa S'Illiot is set in private gardens bounded by high hedges, with a pool that wraps around the Villa in an attractive L shape. At the western end of the area of Torre Soli Nou, there are beautiful sea v  …see more

from $93 / night

$651 / week

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from $93 / night

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Vacation apartment with shared pool in Cala'n Porter

Minorca / Cala'n Porter

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
This beautiful apartment is on the first floor with views of the pool from private terrace. It has been fully renovated to a very high standard . It has a double bedroom and a twin bedroom with ceiling fans. There is a lounge/diner, TV with DVD player modern kitchen wit  …see more

from $44 / night

$397 - $775 / week

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Santo Tomas

Minorca / Santo Tomas

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Enjoying an ideal location on the southern coast of the island, Villa Ana boasts views over the resort to the sea, only a few minutes walk from a good choice of shops and eateries as well as the expansive golden beach and promenade. This impressive 4 bedroom villa is 2  …see more

from $170 / night

$1060 - $3710 / week

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from $170 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Playas de Fornells Vacation apartment rental

Minorca / Playas de Fornells

2 2 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.75 mi
Our prices are set for 2017 and we have already received eight bookings, so don't miss out on securing your preferred dates. We are taking bookings for TWO ADULTS ONLY. We are unable to have children or pets staying, as there are two balconies, also there is nowh  …see more

from $75 / night

$521 - $565 / week

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Punta Grossa Vacation chalet rental

Minorca / Punta Grossa

3 6 6 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Swimming pool
Very beautiful casa near arenal de castell in Menorca. Ground floor with a bedroom, a full bathroom, full equipped kitchen, patio with table and chairs, private garden, common swimming pool with private deckchairs, wash machines, dish washes and microwaves. First floor  …see more

from $106 / night

$530 / week

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(1) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment in Cala Galdana

Minorca / Cala Galdana

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Situated in Menorca's prettiest resort, Casa Alexandra offers fantastic self-catering accommodation to any visitor, being especially suitable for families. It is situated in a quiet no-through-traffic cul-de-sac, yet just under 5 minutes walk to the beach and boast  …see more

from $62 / night

$434 - $1247 / week

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from $62 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Port d'Addaia Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Port d'Addaia

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Swimming pool
Time to book your holiday in the peacefulness of September and October, when it's still summer but with no mass tourism! You'll fall in love with Menorca and the villa benefits from its own private pool, with sunbeds, tables and chairs. Leading from the livin  …see more

from $95 / night

$661 / week

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Cala Galdana Vacation villa rental

Minorca / Cala Galdana

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Swimming pool
PLEASE CHECK THE 4TH TAB FOR PRICES AND THE 5TH TAB FOR REAL TIME AVAILABILITY JUST UNDER THE PICTURES.PLEASE CHECK THE 4TH TAB FOR PRICES AND THE 5TH TAB FOR REAL TIME AVAILABILITY JUST UNDER THE PICTURES.Identical in design to Villa Isa next door, each with the same v  …see more

from $142 / night

$992 - $4039 / week

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from $142 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with swimming pool in Ciutadella

Ciutadella / Carrer de Ses Sivines

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.6 mi
  • Swimming pool
*Minimum stay 7 nights* This beautiful new villa is situated in a residential area next door to Villa Sonia. Built in 2010 it boasts all modern conveniences including air conditioning, and is furnished to a high standard throughout. Villa Betty is located between Cala  …see more

from $92 / night

$643 - $3165 / week

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from $92 / night

Villas and apartments in Minorca

Why Minorca?

Want a Mediterranean island holiday without the late-night liveliness of Ibiza? Look no further than Minorca. Though it can get crowded (it's named for its diminutive size compared with Majorca, after all), there are so many idyllic coves that you'll always find somewhere to unfurl your towel.

Villas in Minorca tend towards the traditional: tile roofs and whitewashed plaster to reflect the wonderful summer heat. Considering you can have absolute privacy and your own pool for less than a hotel, it's no wonder many visitors to Minorca choose self-catering. If you're determined to save even more, Minorcan apartments are a great value option that preserve the traditional style.

Treasured coves

From well developed resorts to sandy nooks, Minorca's beaches are exceptional. The real gems are reserved for those prepared to earn their suntan, however. Get up early, and you'll be able to park a mere half-mile from Cala Macarelleta. Complete the hike through pine scrub down to the sea, and you'll be rewarded with a view so good you'll think it's Photoshopped. It gets busy by late morning, but the water is warm for hours beforehand.

For families, the Playa Arenal De Son Saura is an excellent choice. A long sweep of white sand near Ciutadella, its warm, shallow waters are ideal for children. For the adults, there's a well-stocked bar at either end of the beach.

If you're in the mood for snorkelling instead of sunbathing, you might try Sant Lluis' little-known Calo Blanc. There's barely room for a sunshade on the sand, but the rocky beach is teeming with fish. Surrounded by boulders and small inlets, Calo Blanc is definitely for the explorers at heart.

Historic day trips

How many island escapes boast rich prehistoric attractions? If all the sunbathing gets too much for you, head inland to see the astounding megalithic monuments of Minorca. The Naveta des Tudons, a short drive from Ciutadella, is a collective tomb that was in use between 1200 and 750 BC. Entry is free on Mondays. Then there are the Taules that cover the island: great T-shaped standing stones up to four metres high and nearly 3,000 years old. No one will expect those in your holiday snaps!