Villa Las Tortugas, Mallorca

Villa Las Tortugas

Colonia de Sant Pere, Mallorca - Sleeps 12

Sleeps:  12

At a Glance

  • A light and spacious contemporary villa with far reaching views across unspoiled countryside

  • Close to traditional Mallorcan villages and towns and the little 'calas' of Northern Mallorca

  • Extensive private gardens with terraces and a good sized pool.

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

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

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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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Perfect for three or even four families wanting to get away together or a celebratory event

If you are a keen runner, head to Villa Tortuga. The villa is is set in huge untouched land which is full of tracks, perfect for an early morning trail run.

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Description

Villa Las Tortugas sits in one of Mallorca's most beautiful areas. With 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside, it's a truly impressive luxury finca style villa, with villa manager and choice of private chef and nanny. Sleeps 12

Villa Las Tortugas translates as Villa Tortoise, named after the native wild tortoises that you spot enjoying the sunshine throughout the gardens. Tortoises are a protected species in Mallorca and you will love seeing these relaxed locals potter about their day particularly after any rains. The villa is huge; you walk through the front door to be greeted by a spacious open-plan area with high ceilings and loads of natural light beaming through the large centerpiece window that frames the imperial double staircase. There’s space for children downstairs to play games and get creative out of the sun in the TV area and the small playroom. On the first floor, you will find four en-suite bedrooms. There are two good sized master double bedrooms with doors out onto the upstairs terrace on either end of the landing and in the middle two twin/double bedrooms with their own shower rooms. Two further bedrooms, again with their own showers, are together on the ground floor, which makes this villa ideal for up to three families sharing.

Walking out onto the outside terrace through the French doors there is a lovely covered outside dining area overlooking the surrounding unspoiled countryside, a perfect setting to enjoy the delicious food prepared by your Scott Dunn chef. A stone pathway then leads from the villa terrace down to the pool area that includes a lovely covered chill out seating area and lots of space for relaxing. The whole pool area is lined with typical Mediterranean shrubs and trees giving you complete privacy. For those that would like to explore, the villa is set within a large plot of 170,000 sqm, the majority of which is untouched countryside and there are several pathways so you can go and explore these natural surroundings.

Las Tortugas is in a great location for discovering the north of Mallorca. The famous town of Arta with its lovely selection of restaurants, shops and bars is approximately 16km away. Tuesdays is market day in Arta and definitely worth a visit for the fantastic range of local arts, crafts and jewelry of the region as well as seasonal fruits, vegetables and other typical local produce and specialties. Within 20 minutes is the fantastic sandy beach at Son Serra de Marina ideal for a great day out, it is still relatively untouched with clear waters and a wide dune beach ideal for surfers and kite surfers. For something calmer, the little ‘calas’ (coves) are worth exploring. The real gems are not signposted.

Without doubt, a vacation at Las Tortugas provides the best of everything – exemplary food and service provided by your Scott Dunn chef and host and plenty of space for everyone to relax both inside and out. All of this can be enjoyed in a picturesque unspoiled and tranquil setting but within easy reach of local beaches and villages or towns.

AVAILABLE FOR THE 2018 SEASON

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Accommodation

Las Tortugas is a spacious villa ideally suited to all ages, groups and families. There are 2 bedrooms and bathrooms next to each other on the ground floor, one of which has been modified for disabled access. On the first floor, there are four further bedrooms. Two master bedrooms and bathrooms at either end of the landing and two double/twin bedrooms and bathrooms in the middle.

This stylish villa is airconditioned throughout.

First floor master bedroom - room 1

A lovely light and spacious master double bedroom and bathroom with doors out onto the first floor terrace.

First floor master bedroom - room 2

Very similar in size and layout to room 1, this is another lovely light and spacious master double bedroom and bathroom with doors out onto the first floor terrace.

First floor double/twin - room 3

A double/twin bedroom located on the first floor with an en suite bathroom

First floor double/twin - room 4

Almost identical in size to room 3 except this bedroom has an ensuite shower room.

Ground floor double/twin - room 5

This is a light and airy room with doors out onto the terrace. The room has been modified for disabled access.

Ground floor double/twin - room 6

This bedroom and shower room is adjacent to room 5 so an ideal combination for a family of 4 who wish to be together.

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.

Services

Villa Las Tortugas 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. 

Facilities

Las Tortugas has a good sized swimming pool 12m x 8m and 1.1-1.9m deep, covered barbecue, covered outside dining area and covered chill out area with soft seating. Inside there is Apple TV, wifi and air-conditioning.

Activities

If you enjoy the sea, this villa is in a great location to explore some of the many little 'calas' in the area. You can take a picnic to one of the many coves or sample a local Chiringuito for some delicious fresh seafood. 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. Puerto Pollenca is around 30-45 minutes away. It 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.

Floorplans

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Reviews

5

Evans - August 2018 (Guest)

Overall perfect, couldn't ask for more.  The meals were way beyond our expectations, the amount and quality of the food was amazing , Ed was also lovely with the kids and spent time with them, above and beyond. 

Kerri, our nanny, was lovely, she fitted in with our family like a glove, knowing when to be in the thick of things and when to take a back seat, wonderful! The kids also loved her!

5

Robinson - July 2018 (Guest)

Everything was easy from the transfer to the villa, to the welcome, the food & drinks & the childcare. Even on the
staff day off we were well prepared & looked after. The restaurant Violaine recommended was also excellent.

Both Ed and Violaine were exceptional. The food was outstanding and Violaine's knowledge of the area and the
effort she put into looking after us was fantastic. We really could not have asked for better. We were all very happy &
had a great Vacation.

5

Kennedy - July 2018 (Guest)

Ed's food was really delicious...better than the restaurant food we had on his night off!! Really varied and interesting
menus, he clearly loves what he does. Violaine was fantastic throughout our stay. Great attention to detail and
a wonderful hostess. She remembered all our preferences and her recommendations for restaurants/markets/beaches were spot on. 

Our nanny Beth was great with our kids and they took to her immediately (usually our daughter is very bad with new
people!) She was very efficient with meals and bathtimes too, and there were stacks of activities to keep them
occupied. The playroom in the villa was very well stocked too.

5

Penrose - June 2018 (Guest)

Ed was fabulous, the food was delicious, he catered for varied dietary requirements (of which there were many) and always served up delicious healthy food. Top notch and lovely and friendly too.

Being surrounded by native tortoises was wonderfully special and seeing them wander around, nibble on the lawn and shower under the sprinklers is something we will never forget! The villa team were fab overall. Violaine was an awesome host and ensured the whole experience was top notch. She's fantastic at her job and made the vacation amazing. She went out her way to ensure we were happy. Thank you!

Offers

Super Early Booking Discount: Up to 20% off all Scott Dunn Villas in Mallorca and France

Book to stay in one of our luxury villas for Summer 2019 by 31 October 2018 and receive up to a 20% discount. Available on all our Scott Dunn Villas in Mallorca and France.

Receive a 15% discount if you stay on the following dates: 25 May - 2 June and 8 July - 1 September 2019

Receive a 20% discount if you stay on the following dates:  3 June - 7 July and 2 September to 23 September 2019

Must be booked before 31st October 2018.

Discount applies to villa and board supplement but not to travel arrangements. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. Please contact our Villa specialists for more information.

Book from 17 September 2018 to 31 October 2018
Travel from 25 May 2019 to 23 September 2019
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Experiences

  • Cooking Experience at your Villa

    These group cooking classes are the perfect idea to fill the gap when it's your Chef's night off at your villa.

  • Easy Bike Tour - Pollença & Cala St Vicente

    See the sights of Pollença & Cala St Vicente, Mallorca with a lovely easy, guided 20km bike ride. Using the small back roads, discover Pollença and the surrounding area including the market, beach and ending with a traditional Mallorcan picnic.

  • In Villa Beauty and Massage Treatments

    For the ultimate pamper experience, why not receive your chosen massage or beauty treatment in the comfort of your own villa or even better, poolside. Sit back and relax whilst a professional therapist helps the stresses and strains disappear.

  • Mallorca Bike Hire

    The island of Mallorca offers the ideal terrain for those who love the freedom and adventure of biking. Varied surfaces with wide roads and stunning scenery, it offers a fantastic selection of on and off road experiences.

  • Mallorcan Finca and Winery Tour

    This is a wine tasting tour like no other. You will be taken from one of the island's most modern winemaking operations to the oldest winery in Mallorca.

  • Olive Oil Tasting Experience

    In this wonderfully rustic experience you will visit a local Mallorcan olive oil estate with 400 years of history.

  • Palma Market Tour and Table Lunch

    What better way to experience the true Mallorca and release your inner foodie than exploring and tasting the true delights that Palma has to offer.

  • Pro Cycling Tours & Hire

    Mallorca is a mecca for road cycling and many professional teams train there regularly. The island has wide roads with tarmac as smooth as glass, some epic climbs and descents and scenery to take your breath away (if the climbs don’t).

  • The Vines of Pollenca Experience

    This is a luxurious organic wine tasting experience like no other, right in the heart of Pollenca and the Serra de Tramuntana mountains.

  • Vino and Yoga at your Villa

    If you love yoga and you love wine then this is the experience for you. In the comfort of your Scott Dunn villa you can take part in this truly unique experience where you will get the chance to combine your yoga session with wine tasting.

  • Visit Teixtis Vicens Workshop

    There are only three companies still producing ‘roba de llengües’ and it’s Teixitis Vicens who has managed to not only stay true to the tradition, but make it trendy, fresh and fashionable again. Visit their workhsop - its definitely worth a visit!

  • Yoga and Pilates in Pollensa

    Yoga and Pilates are ideal exercises whilst on vacation, as they add to the sense of relaxation and wellbeing you experience whilst staying in your Villa and are the perfect way to enhance your stay, making the most of your downtime.

Notes

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Tortoises

Las Tortugas is situated in a designated protected area for tortoises. After any rainfall it is common to see the tortoises roaming around the villa gardens and terraces. You can admire the tortoises in their natural habitat but guests must not touch or feed them.

Location & directions

Colonia de Sant Pere, Mallorca - Sleeps 12

Villa Las Tortugas is situated in a very unspoiled countryside location within easy access to a number of small local beaches as well as local towns and villages such as Arta, Colonia de Sant Pere and Cala Torta.

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