When F.Scott Fitzgerald wrote ‘life is much more successful if looked at through a single window’ he could have been staring out to sea. It is true that one could watch the sea for hours in Mallorca, or for a day, or months. The colors change constantly, the horizon fosters the imagination. Many writers find themselves in Mallorca on holiday and then pine to come back for inspiration. Fitzgerald would have appreciated Mallorca’s southern region for its views and for the ambience. Villa Rose has both.
Holiday villa location
Puerto Portals is not West Egg, but it is, without a doubt, the most glamorous region of Mallorca. Villa Rose is perched above the sea in Costa d’en Blanes, an exclusive enclave near Puerto Portals. Shimmering water and the endless horizon of the Mediterranean are the backdrop for dinner parties on the terrace, poolside repose, and dancing in the evening under the crystal chandelier in the foyer or under the stars on the terrace. Just a short distance from Portal Nous one has easy access to activities of all kinds; whether you fancy cabanas and sea-swimming and water activities at the local beaches or pret â porter shopping in Palma.
Overview of the villa
Entering the foyer of Villa Rose one stands below a cinematic two storey entry hall with a grand staircase leading to the upper floors. Large doors spill out to the terrace for dining al fresco and a crystal blue pool. The interior decor is a decidely deco palette of white leather, marble, crystal and chrome, with black and plum detailing. Topiaries and leafy ivy abound. Five bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms are private and well-appointed, two of which offer private terraces with sea views. There is a lounge, cinema/billiards room, an office, and a large eat-in kitchen with all the modern amenities necessary for a large group, be it family or friends.
The upper level of the house has three grand bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms, two bedrooms have private terraces with breathtaking sea views. The ground floor of the property has t two additional bedrooms: a large bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a second bedroom with ensuite bathroom. The ground floor bedrooms have their own private entrances which lead to villa’s elegant gardens.
The lower floor of the property has a great games/cinema room, a large bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a slightly smaller bedroom also with en suite bathroom. Both of these bedrooms have their own private entrances from outside, leading to the surrounding gardens.
The upper level of the house has three ample size bedrooms made up with crisp linens, all of which have ensuite bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms have beautiful private terraces with breathtaking sea views.
There are two terraces looking out to sea on the ground and lower floors of the estate. Large doors flung wide from the lounge or kitchen on the ground floor open onto a cloistered dining area that seats eight and an outdoor living rooms for reading and taking in Mallorca’s spectacular sunsets in the evening. The lower terrace has a 19m glittering pool with a swim jet for working on your strokes and chaises longues for sunbathing and taking a siesta, pool-side..
There is a laundry room with washer and dryer on the ground floor.
Outdoor living areas
Vistas of the turquoise Mediterranean sea serve as the stunning backdrop from the terraces of Villa Rose. On the lower terrace flanking the pool are chaises longues and a chill out area with ample seating for an evening cocktail or casual lunch, Spanish-style, under white umbrellas. The ground floor terrace has a leafy outdoor lounge in the shade just off the foyer and kitchen. The dining area is a covered dining area that seats eight. A perfect place for preparing local seafood on the modern gas BBQ, or trying your hand at a paella or arroz brut, always better when prepared on the grill!
Good to know
Villa Rose sleeps 10 comfortably. It is 22 km from the airport and 1.5 km from the nearest beach.
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