Opinions are firmly divided when it comes to being on a boat, but everyone who visits Mallorca will agree with writer Roddy Doyle, that when ‘on an island what matters is how you stand to the sea.’ The holiday villa rental in Puerto Portals – Villa Sol y Mar translates appropriately to ‘villa of land and sea’ and the location in the southwest of Mallorca will thrill sailors and land lubbers alike.
Rental villa location
Villa Sol y Mar hangs on a cliff above a swath of rocky coast near Puerto Portals Marina in the southwest of Mallorca. The region is know for attracting Europe’s jet-set and international celebrities for good reason; pristine beaches, glamorous restaurants, and family fun in turquoise waters are key ingredients to a perfect holiday. Add amazing sports activities, Spanish hospitality and Mallorca’s historic villages, and you have what great memories are made of. Chance of Rain? Not likely here. But bring a hat! The sun shines 300 days a year in Mallorca.
Overview of the villa
Floating above the sea, Villa Sol y Mar is tucked into a green hillside in one of Mallorca’s most exclusive areas. With all the amenities of a modern home, including air conditioning, games for DVD, 42″ flat screen, IPTV, Playstation, SONOS, Wii, Iphone dock, wireless high speed internet access. Five bedrooms and four bathrooms accommodate 10 comfortably. An open plan living and dining area open onto the terrace. The kitchen is state of the art, and comes with everything you need, including a private chef preparing local dishes. If you want to unplug, there is as much outdoor living space as indoors. The villa is surrounded by tiered and sunlit covered terraces with chaises longues and seating areas, much like sailing on a yacht, the emphasis here is on outdoor living. For a family vacation, this is a perfect storm, but without sea legs!
Five bedrooms offer accommodation for 10 comfortably. The modern Mediterranean bedrooms are made up with crisp linens and have sea vistas and private terraces. There are four newly renovated bathrooms.
Decorated in white Mediterranean modernity with classic Spanish colour ways, the open plan living room and dining room has a large flatscreen TV and shelves of books for afternoons of repose. The interior and exterior spaces are seamless when the glass partitions are flung open to the terrace, and there are multiple outdoor living spaces in the shade or sun. The dining table seats 10 comfortably indoors and there in a second dining area on the terrace with an outdoor kitchen and BBQ. The large glittering pool has chaises longues and tucked away lounges on the surrounding terraces.
On the upper floors are homely well-appointed bedrooms with a wrap around deck facing the sparkling turquoise sea. The top floor has a private terrace looking over the waters and an office.
On the spectacular main terrace you will find a BBQ, dining area, pool, and the tiered terraces upper and lower terraces each have lounges and a chill out area on each terrace.
Maid service is included.
Outside living areas
There are endless views for watching the sea and sky meet on the horizon from the terraces of Villa Sol y Mar. Analogous to decks on a boat, these tiered terraces have everything for living as Mallorcans do in the summer, outside. Your chef can grill fresh seafood on the BBQ in the outdoor kitchen. The cloistered dining room is a perfect place for a family dinner al fresco as the sun sets over the sea. The long glittering pool has chaises longues and an outdoor living room adjacent beckons for an afternoon siesta. The upper terrace wraps around offering views of the entire coast and Puerto Portals Marina. The top floor terrace offers a private place to slip away and read or catch up on summer reading in the sun.
Good to know…
Villa Sol y Mar has a private pool, wifi, air conditioning, maid and chef service included. The airport is 22 km away, and the closest beach is 2 km away. The closest town is Portals Nous.
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