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Villa El Escondite

Pollenca, Mallorca - Sleeps 6

El Escondite is a spacious three bedroom family villa with private pool and heated jacuzzi close to Puerto Pollenca. It’s an ideal base to explore the local area as well as relax with the choice of private chef and nanny. Sleeps 6.

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At a Glance

  • Traditional Mallorcan stone cottage full of charm

  • Lovely pool with integrated steps making it ideal for less confident swimmers to paddle and gain confidence

  • Only 2km from Puerto Pollenca and the nearest beaches

  • Sunken heated jacuzzi is a popular addition especially in early and late season

  • Spacious children's playroom fully equipped with a good variety of toys and games for all ages.

  • Includes your own villa manager and a choice of service options with a private chef.

Family, Food & wine, Villa, Beach

Insider's View

Enjoying a glass of local rose wine whilst relaxing in the jacuzzi is a must!

Sebastian Perez

Insider's View

Make sure you head to the Cala Molins beach in Cala San Vincenc. It’s five minutes away from the villa and the most beautiful little sandy cove beach which is perfect for a family day out.

Amy Cammann

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Villa El Escondite or take a look at our other villas in Pollenca

Description

Situated in Llenaire, a rural area between Pollenca and Puerto Pollenca, El Escondite is a charming traditional Mallorcan stone cottage offering a taste of authentic Mallorcan life with a large covered terrace overlooking the pool and gardens. All the living areas including the well equipped children’s playroom and 2 bedrooms and bathrooms are all on the ground floor. A further double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and private terrace is on the first floor. Established gardens with a combination of lawns and typical Mediterranean plants and shrubs surround the good sized pool which benefits from having integrated steps making it ideal for less confident swimmers. The addition of the heated sunken jacuzzi on the decked terrace outside the villa is particularly popular especially in early and late summer when the main pool can be on the cool side for little ones. Next to the jacuzzi is the covered dining terrace and BBQ providing ample shade from the midday heat and ideal for al fresco meals served by your personal chef.

With its rural setting close to the beaches of Puerto Pollenca, El Escondite offers a taste of authentic Mallorcan life and embodies the relaxed atmosphere the Balearic Islands are known for. It’s a charming cottage creating a spacious and homely atmosphere with a pretty country garden full of Mediterranean trees and plants, such as hibiscus, bougainvillea, mimosa and fig trees.

The small town of Pollenca is incredibly picturesque with a mix of cobbled streets and historic squares and are bustling with both locals and tourists in the summer, especially on market days is a short drive away. The cottage comes fully staffed with a host, chef and nanny, giving you the opportunity and time to make your Mallorcan experience completely individual.

Accommodation

All three bedrooms are comfortably furnished and split over two floors. The master bedroom with en-suite and private terrace is the only bedroom on the first floor and features a standard sized double bed. The other two bedrooms and bathrooms are on the ground floor and adjacent to each other. All the bedrooms are a good size and have air-conditioning.

First floor double bedroom

Standard double-sized bedroom situated on the first floor with a large private terrace and ensuite bathroom (with jacuzzi style bath)

Ground floor twin bedroom

A good sized twin bedroom with a bathroom next door. The bathroom has a bath with shower over.

Ground floor twin/double room

A good sized double/twin room with shower room en suite.

Childcare

A fully qualified nanny can take care of all your childcare needs. Our nannies look after children from four months to thirteen years, keeping them entertained and happy with a variety of tailor made, creative and sporting activities. Our villas have dedicated playrooms or areas full of toys, games and creative materials, ensuring our younger guests have endless fun on their vacation. A nanny will ensure that your child’s routine is followed, and your chef will discuss any dietary requirements with you, creating delicious meals for all tastes.

Nannies are available six days a week for 8 hours each day with a choice of three shift patterns to fit in with your family needs. You can liaise with your nanny on arrival to discuss the best option which suits your family.  Your nanny’s day off is on Monday and therefore childcare cannot be provided on your arrival or departure day.  Babysitting is also available on request and is payable for locally.

Our villas are equipped with families in mind. We can provide stair gates, blackout blinds, baby equipment and cots on request and arrange for nappies and wipes to be purchased in advance so that you have one less thing to worry about.

Facilities

The pool measures 8.5m x 4.5m (1.2 - 2.2m depth) and has entry roman steps, providing easy access. There is also a jacuzzi, table tennis, Apple TV, DVD player, BBQ, large garden, air-conditioning in all rooms, internet and wifi, plus a fully equipped kitchen.

Activities

Puerto Pollenca has an excellent beach, yacht club and marina, and an attractive main square and promenades.

It is also one of the island’s best locations for enjoying water-based sports: Sailing, dinghy sailing, kite surfing ,windsurfing, diving and sea kayaking are all available to those looking for something to do whilst on vacation.

Alternatively if you enjoy the sea you can rent a boat and take a picnic to one of the many coves in the bay.

A host of other activities are also available including bicycle hire, horse riding and trekking.

It is also possible to play a round of golf at one of the many courses on the island or a game of tennis.

Services

El Escondite comes with a choice of our renowned Scott Dunn service: Essential, Flexi or Full. Whether you are looking for a more independent type of villa vacation, you want the full works or somewhere in between you can be assured it will be the same outstanding, personal service from Scott Dunn.  

Each villa comes complete with a villa manager on hand to make sure you have everything you need, along with the option of gourmet dining provided by your own private chef with tailor made menus, using the freshest local ingredients.

From the moment you arrive, your villa team is there to make your vacation as seamless as possible and to look after your every need. Our service is discreet and understated, leaving you to relax and enjoy your vacation. 

Our villas are fully staffed for 5.5 days of the week.

For all our villas, the check in time is 4pm and the check out time is 10am. Our villa team can make arrangements for you if your arrival or departure times do not correspond with these, for example booking a restaurant for lunch.

Essential Service

Includes a daily breakfast hamper, a welcome drinks hamper, one staffed meal per day (either brunch, lunch or dinner) and daily housekeeping.

Flexi Service

Includes a daily breakfast hamper, a welcome drinks hamper and up to two staffed meals per day (brunch or lunch and dinner) with pre-dinner drinks and canapes. Daily housekeeping.

Full Service

Includes a welcome drinks hamper and three staffed meals per day.  Breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner with pre-dinner drinks and canapes. Daily housekeeping. 

Additional Notes

Electricity sub-station

Please note that there is a small electricity sub station close to the villa however it cannot be seen from the villa and no noise can be heard from the station.

ETV

ET/2529

Location & Directions

Pollenca, Mallorca - Sleeps 6

El Escondite is located in the rural area of Llenaire only 2km from Puerto Pollenca and the nearest beaches and 10 minutes drive from the old town of Pollenca.

Pollenca is nestled at the foot of the Serra de Tramuntana, the mountain chain along Mallorca's northern coast. A historical and charming town, full of character, it's a beautiful destination.

When to go

Mediterranean climate. Good weather highly likely from late May until late September. Can be very hot, especially in July and August.

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