Richard Branson’s Virgin Limited Edition Properties comprise of seven estates that are reputed to be some of the most beautiful destinations in the world. In Mallorca his estate, Son Bunyola, is one such luxury rental property with three beautiful villas overlooking the Mediterranean Sea in the unspoilt and authentic coast of Banyalbufar. Son Bunyola is the vacation rental of choice on the island for Hollywood royalty and politicians; with unadulterated views of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, the estate is a naturalist retreat equipped with the five-star amenities expected of a Virgin Limited Edition Property.
Rental villa location
Sa Punta de S’Aguila is the largest and most luxurious rental property of the three traditional Mallorcan houses that make up the Son Bunyola estate, and where Branson himself chooses to stay when he comes to the island. Hanging above the cliffs and surrounded by terraced olive groves and vineyards of the Tramuntana Mountains, Sa Punta de S’Aguila is a nature reserve – meaning ‘the Eagle’s Point’ – and eagles nest and circle in the dazzling blue sky above. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site that has made the northwest of Mallorca’s coast a coveted and pristine destination, the property has a private pebble beach just 15 minutes walk down a winding path, and some of Mallorca’s most beautiful hiking trails run through the estate.
Overview of the villa
Sa Punta de S’Aguila is a charming, traditional stone Mallorcan casa with a tiled roof, painted shutters, and Mediterranean sea vistas from all of the well-appointed rooms. Each of the five bedrooms has a private marble en suite bathroom, and every amenity expected of a luxury property.
Newly refurbished, the classical continental interiors and Branson’s own personal art collection featuring local artists give the the villa a homely and comfortable ambience. A modern chef’s kitchen and the villa’s common areas of the elegant dining room and lounge with a fireplace were designed with family holidays in mind. Spilling out onto a grand portico and terrace, the interior and exterior spaces are seamless. The outdoor dining area and lounge are shaded and breezy, with a hammock for afternoon siestas. The pool sparkles below the terrace with chaises longues. On the property is a full tennis court.
The five bedrooms situated throughout the three levels of the villa each have a private terraced seating area. Bedrooms function as autonomous suites with marble ensuite bathrooms. The rooms have the expected luxury amenities including portable Bose mini speakers, bathrobes, Bamford toiletries, and USB connections in the headboards. Your name is written as a welcome on the door when you arrive, and housekeeping offers turndown service.
Three beautiful separate bedrooms decorated with colourful original artworks are located on the lower floor. Each bedroom has a private terrace and ensuite marble bathroom, ideal for families with children, the beds can be separated into twin beds or combined to make a king size.
On the ground floor, a chef’s kitchen has a personal chef providing you with three gourmet meals daily, based on your dietary requirements and culinary predilections. A living room has a fireplace and doors that open onto the terrace. The elegant dining room seats ten. Two bedrooms with five-star amenities are located on the ground floor, each with an ensuite bathroom.
The master bedroom on the upper level has a lounge with a fireplace, a private terrace overlooking the sea, and an ensuite marble bathroom.
Sa Punta de S’Aguila shares access to a tennis court, pool and private beach with the other two villas that make up the estate of Son Bunyola. The surrounding beautiful vineyards and gardens have wonderful hiking trails, and for bird watchers, there is a nature preserve for eagles on the estate.
Maid service is included.
Outside living areas
On the terrace overlooking the expansive sea, the plush couches in the covered outdoor lounge offer the perfect place to sip chilled cava after a day spent by the pool or on your private beach by the sea.
Good to know…
Sa Punta de S’Aguila is 31 kms from the airport. The private beach is a steep climb down to the sea. Spa services and itineraries are available upon request.
Things to do in/near Banyalbufar
Do you love to discover local culinary customs? Hikes in the mountains? Swimming in sea coves? If you decide to leave the house for an adventure, there is plenty to explore in Banyalbufar on Mallorca.
A breathtakingly beautiful towns on the west coast of Mallorca, Banyalbufar is known for its hundreds of steep terraces dropping to the sea, home of the Malvasia grape and its laidback nature. […] Banyalbufar
Robert Graves wrote ‘Good-Bye to All That’ and settled in Deià. Go exploring the town, and you will see why. If you love Gothic architecture, also close by is the ‘most beautiful town in Mallorca’, Fornalutx.
Want to know where artists and media moguls gather in Mallorca? Read more with abc-Mallorca to find out what makes the mountain village of Deià so special. […] Deià
Known as the ‘Prettiest village in Spain’, with narrow, cobbled streets it is certainly worth a visit. Four hotels and a few cafes, it is a quiet spot in the Tramuntana and close to Sóller. […] Fornalutx
Within a few minutes of the estate you will find excellent local gastronomy, from Michelin star restaurants to small family run tapas bars, so book a table in one of the wonderful restaurants in the region.
This is an outstanding family restaurant in the heart of the beautiful village of Banyalbufar. When you eat here you will remember it for years! […] 1661 Cuina de Banyalbufar
This region offers hotel restaurants open to the public, lovely eateries at the beach and others in the beautiful mountains. Have a look at our guide! […] Best Restaurants in the Northwest of Mallorca
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