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Villa La Paloma

Pollenca, Mallorca - Sleeps 9+1

A traditional style villa with private pool and tennis court in a rural setting in the north of Mallorca. Just ten minutes from the unspoiled old town of Pollenca and close to the beach, it is fully staffed with a private chef, nanny and host. Sleeps 9+1

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At a Glance

  • Many child friendly features including, low fenced swimming pool, children's outdoor play area and separate playroom.

  • All weather tennis court
  • A spacious 5 bedroomed villa with exceptional outdoor living for families

  • Close to Pollenca and the beaches of Puerto Pollenca

  • Extensive private gardens with covered terraces and a child friendly fenced pool.

  • Enormous playroom filled with a huge variety of toys, games and equipment for infants and children of all ages and interests.

  • Fully staffed with private chef, host and nanny

Family, Tennis, Villa, Beach

Insider's View

The all-weather tennis court is perfect for an early morning or evening game of tennis

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Insider's View

The hacienda style veranda surrounding the grassed courtyard provides ample covered seating options for relaxing with the latest best seller.

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Insider's View

The layout of the bedrooms makes this villa perfect for 2 families wanting to separate sleeping areas.

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Insider's View

The impressive teak outdoor dining table is the largest I have ever seen and is bound to be the perfect setting for dining al fresco.

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Insider's View

I can just imagine my children having loads of fun on the slide into the pool.  It isn't for the faint hearted though as it is quite steep!

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Description

The outdoor living at La Paloma is its main appeal. Simply put, it is entirely possible to spend a whole week here without going beyond the gates, just soaking up the traditional Mallorcan lifestyle of chilling out under the covered terraces, taking a dip in the pool and when feeling energetic having a game of tennis.  For younger guests, the slide into the pool is bound to give hours of fun as will the children's outdoor play area and indoor playroom.

The villa is built in a traditional Spanish hacienda style, with wide covered terraces interspersed with soft seating framing a lawned courtyard and pool beyond. The main part of the house consists of the kitchen and large openplan living area as well as the 'tower' bedrooms, a double and twin above both of which have en suite bathrooms. There are a further three bedrooms and shower rooms, all interlinked in one of the wings off the courtyard. The opposite wing is where the large covered outdoor kitchen, BBQ and dining area is situated. Throughout, the design and style is very traditional with solid wooden furniture, terracotta tiles and other typical Mallorcan touches.

Adults and children alike will love La Paloma The nanny takes our younger guests for adventure walks around the grounds - exploring the native flora and fauna, and tennis and swimming coaching can be arranged for any age of guest. The pool is a good size and is accessed via a low level gate. If you can tear yourself away, sporting types can hire road bikes and explore the local hills or take the ten minute drive to Pollenca, a beautiful town definitely worth exploring. Climb the Calvari steps for a great view over the old Mallorcan architecture and surrounding countryside, or  walk up to the monastery at Puig de Maria. Pollenca is full of character and a great choice to eat on the chef's night off. There are plenty of recommendations from simple tapas to more full blown gastronomic affairs, and keen shoppers will be not be disappointed with the choice.

Accommodation

There are five bedrooms and bathrooms in La Paloma.  Two of the bedrooms are located in the tower of the main part of the house, a double and twin above both of which have ensuite bathrooms.  Three further bedrooms are accessed via the outside courtyard in the wing.  These three bedrooms are all interlinked - a double bedroom with a twin/single room either side all  with ensuite shower rooms.  The layout works really well for 2 families sharing but it is an unusual layout so please talk to one of our travel consultants who will be able to talk you through the layout in more detail.  The bedrooms are all airconditioned.

Tower double bedroom Situated on the ground floor of the tower in the main part of the villa, this circular shaped room has a king sized double bed with a large bathroom ensuite (bath and separate shower). The bedroom and bathroom has been modified for guests in a wheelchair.
Tower twin bedroom This twin room is directly above the tower double room on the first floor and has an ensuite shower room across a small landing/walk in wardrobe area.  It is lovely and bright and sunny.
Wing single Located in the wing, this is a small box room with ensuite shower room and so is the smallest bedroom in the villa.  There is space for a single bed and at a push an additional bed (or alternatively the additional bed could be placed in another room).  This bedroom interlinks with the wing double bedroom.  All wing bedrooms are on the ground floor and accessed via a gate.
Wing double bedroom This double bedroom and ensuite shower room has two doors at either end of the room to each of the twin bedrooms.  It is the middle bedroom of the three wing bedrooms.  All wing bedrooms are on the ground floor and accessed via a gate.
Wing twin bedroom A good sized twin bedroom and ensuite shower room located in the wing. This bedroom interconnects with the wing double bedroom.  All wing bedrooms are on the ground floor and accessed via a gate.

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 for 5 days per week, for 8 hours per day with 2 different options to suit your family best. Childcare is available on your arrival day until 6pm but not on the day of departure. Additional nannies can be requested (subject to availability) from £750 per week for 1 child.

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. Babysitting can also be arranged (at an additional cost) if you’d like go out for dinner.

Facilities

La Paloma is a well equipped villa with all you need for a relaxing stay.  This includes wifi, apple TV and airconditioning in all bedrooms.  Outside there is a good sized heated pool (heated in low season only, an all weather tennis court, table tennis and a children's play area.

Swimming pool

The swimming pool is 5.5 – 11.5m and 1.2-1.9m deep and is heated during the low season.  Access to the pool is via a low level gate.

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

La Paloma is a fully staffed villa with a chef and host to look after you during your vacation. Guests also have the option of a fully qualified nanny for their stay. 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. Using the freshest local ingredients, your private chef will cook original and mouth-watering dishes from a menu tailored to your tastes. Your villa team will be on hand to serve mid-morning snacks or drinks before dinner and can help with reserving a restaurant for lunch or booking a boat trip.

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.

Additional Notes

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Pool Heating

Your heated pool will be heated during the months of May, June and September only. We will aim to get the pool heated to around 26 degrees during these months. If it is cool at night or has been raining it may mean that the pool will struggle to reach this temperature. It is usual for the pool to feel cooler in the mornings in particular as there is not a pool cover to keep the heat in.

Location & Directions

Pollenca, Mallorca - Sleeps 9+1

La Paloma situated in the north-east of the island, approximately 5-minutes by car from the great restaurants of Pollenca town and 5-minutes from Puerto Pollenca with its beach and marina. It has beautiful countryside surroundings with fantastic views of the mountains.

When to go

Mallorca has a Mediterranean climate and lovely sunny weather is highly likely from late May until late September. It can be very hot, especially in July and August.

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