About the home
Three wonderful ground and 1st floor apartments (split-level) on an exclusive development with communal gardens, pool and parking space. The complex is very private and quiet and the gardens and pathways are extremely well maintained. The apartments are located just a 5 minutes’ walk from two different sand beaches. The shared pool is only 20 metres away from the apartments private terrace/patio. From the pool there is direct access to the sea by ladders from man-made platforms on the rocks which makes sea swimming excellent in quiet and crystal clear sea water.
The complex is in Cala Ferrera and within walking distance to Cala d’Or, both rather upmarket holiday resorts. Cala d’Or Marina is full of beautiful yachts and fish restaurants overlooking the harbour. Ferrera Park Apartments is a quiet complex but close to all services and amenities: bars, restaurants, banks, doctor, supermarket, shops, children playgrounds, etc. One can walk everywhere and a car is not really necessary.
There is a boat tour that leaves nearby which takes you along the coast visiting Cala Figuera, the National Park beach of Cala Mondrago and other beautiful places. The 18 hole golf course of Vall D'or (www.valldorgolf.com) is only a 15 minute car journey away where you will find a lovely club house complete with restaurant and outside swimming pool.
Everything you need for family holiday is right on your doorstep. A local bus can take you into Palma for the day and local car hire/money exchange places can organise trips to many of Mallorca's attractions. A day out to Aqualand one of the islands water parks is a great day for the children and adults alike.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 17, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Cala Ferrera and Cala Esmeralda, 200m|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 200m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
You may rent the 3 apartments that we own in the same residential complex with communal gardens and swimming pool. All 3 apartments are split-level ground and first floor. This means that they have a wonderful large private terrace overlooking the bay where you may sunbathe, have lunch or dinner and enjoy the breeze and pine trees. They sleep 17 people plus 1 or 2 cots. Apartment 'Maria' and 'Ernesto' are next door to each other and their terraces are connected by a wooden gate. Apartment 'Charo' is about 30 meters from them.
|Luxuries:||DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden|
Further details outdoors:
The complex is very private and quiet and the gardens and pathways are extremely well maintained. The apartment is located just a 5 minutes’ walk from two different sand beaches Cala Ferrera and Cala Esmeralda. The shared pool is 20 metres away from the apartments private terrace/patio. From the pool there is direct access to the sea by ladders from man-made platforms/solariums on the rocks which makes sea swimming excellent in quiet and crystal clear sea water. There is a parking space allocated for each apartment. Within walking distance from the complex you will find: shops, restaurants, chemists, children amusement parks, bars...
There is a Reception Office in the complex and a British local contact available 24 hours.
Swimming pool only available from April to October.
We require a 20% non refundable deposit with the booking.
The balance will be due 6 weeks before arrival.
A deposit of £150 will be required with your final payment for breakages or loss of keys.
The breakages deposit will be refunded once the keys have been returned and the apartment checked for breakages.
The Mallorca/Majorca region
Mallorca lies in the Mediterranean Sea off the south east coast of mainland Spain. Flying time from most UK airports is around 2 - 2.1/2 hours and on arrival local time is one hour ahead of Greenwich Time. Son Sant Joan, which is the main airport, is a large modern facility, and is located in the south of the island just outside the capital Palma. Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and has something to offer everyone.
The capital Palma is a historical port town, with great shopping, museums and art galleries which are well worth visiting. Palma is the only real city of the Balearics yet its slow pace of life is quite distinct from the Spanish city's of the mainland. The centrepiece of its beautiful historic quarter with grand Renaissance mansions and Baroque churches is its Gothic cathedral which took over 500 years to build and as an attraction compares favourably with the better known cathedrals of Spain.
The island of Mallorca has outstanding beaches along all of its coastline. And with over 300 days of sunshine a year you can't go far wrong in choosing this island paradise for your beach holiday destination.
Sierra of Tramuntana: standing at 1445 metres above sea level, Puig Mayor is the highest point in Mallorca. A day spent driving down the northwest coast from Pollenca to Andratx is simply stunning with notable stops at Sa Calobra where you must follow a coastal path through tunnels in the cliffs to the amazing limestone gorge at Torrente de Pareis. You must also visit the village of Deia which has long been known as an artist's hang out where the likes of the poet Robert Graves and the artist Joan Miró resided.
A great day out from Palma is to take the train to Soller. This narrow gauge train has covered this route through the Serra de Tramuntana mountains since 1912. The one-hour trip leaves Palma from the rail station in Cala Eusebi Estada near the Plaça de Espanya. The journey is beautiful as the vintage train goes through some stunning countryside. On arrival in Soller you can get on Mallorca's first electric tram which will transport you at a snail's pace to the Port of Soller 5km away.
Mallorca has some spectacular caves at various locations around the island. Probably the most spectacular are the Caves of Drach (Coves del Drach) at Portocristo. Two other impressive cave are the Caves of Hams and the Caves of Arta.
In 1838 Frederic Chopin and George Sand arrived in Mallorca to continue their love affair in the idyllic town of Valldemossa in the Tramuntana mountains just 18km from Palma. Today in Valdemossa you can still buy the book "Winter in Mallorca" which George Sand wrote there.
Marineland is one of Mallorca's most popular tourist attractions and is the only amusement park in the Balearic islands to feature performing dolphins and sea lions.
There are so many wonderful attractions in Mallorca that there is sure to be something for everyone to see. So whether you are looking for thrills and excitement, history and local artefacts, or animals and the more exotic, you will not have to look far for attractions in Mallorca. The island is also a beautiful setting for walking, cycling and fishing holidays.
The Cala D'Or / Cala Ferrera area
The smart resort of Cala d'Or is part of the municipal district of Santanyí, on the southern half of the east coast of Mallorca. It is only around 65km, or 40 miles east of Palma and the Son Sant Joan International airport.
Cala d'Or today is a modern purpose built resort that has grown from a small traditional Mallorcan fishing village. Over the years the resort has expanded, and now covers an area of over 4km of small sandy coves and creeks. This growth has for the most part been controlled, and the town still has the feeling of a small village with few, if any, high rise buildings.
The largest of these coves is called Cala Llonga, which has been developed into a large marina. The focal point of the town centre is a pedestrian zone around the area of Cala d’Or and Cala Gran, which has a varied selection of shops, bars, restaurants, mini golf etc.
The beach at Cala Gran is the largest in the town. Near here is Cala d'Or itself, from which the resort takes its name. This is a pine fringed cove with a small beach. Sun loungers, parasols and pedaloes can be hired at both of these beaches. In addition, there is also around 8 or 9 other smaller sandy coves in the area. The closest sandy beaches to the apartment are Cala Ferrera and Cala Esmeralda, which are only a stroll away. A bit further you can walk to Cala Serena, a lovely, small and quite beach with crystal blue water. It is ideal for small children.
If you wish to escape from Cala d'Or for the day, many visitors take the morning bus to Es Trenc. This beautiful beach of clear blue water and golden sand, backed by pine trees and dunes, stretches for almost 5km along the wild south eastern coast of the island. There's a small bar-restaurant here and you can hire sun umbrellas, but there are few other facilities and the beach rarely gets packed with bodies. Be warned though, Es Trenc is popular with nudists and the bodies that you do see are likely to be bare.
The Sunday morning market at Felanitx is recognised as being one of the best in Majorca, and is well worth a visit. This is a good place to pick up some locally made pottery. Also certainly worth a mention are the fruit and produce markets which are held at nearby Santanyi every Wednesday and Saturday mornings. There are many street markets during the week in different nearby towns.
For evening entertainment the resort does have an increasing number of lively bars that tend to be centred around the pedestrian zone. However, all things considered, and in keeping with much of the east coast, Cala d'Or is generally a quiet low key resort that is perhaps more suited to those looking for a relaxing or family holiday.
How to get there
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Palma airport is where you will normally fly into. This is a 45 minute drive from the apartment. Car hire can be organised from the airport or from Cala d'Or. There are many taxis once at the airport and the average cost of a taxi to Cala d'Or for 4 people is 70 Euros. Assistance with transfers to and from the airport will be given if required.
Palma port is an hour drive from the apartment. There are also car hire and taxi services.
Activities near Cala D'Or
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 17|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Nov - dec 2012||1 Nov 12||1 Jan 13||€ 1250||-||-||3 Nights|
|January - March 2013||1 Jan 13||1 Apr 13||€ 1250||-||-||3 Nights|
|April 2013||1 Apr 13||1 May 13||€ 1640||-||-||3 Nights|
|May 2013||1 May 13||1 Jun 13||€ 1800||-||-||3 Nights|
|June 2013||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||€ 2500||-||-||3 Nights|
|1 July - 14 Sept 2013||1 Jul 13||15 Sep 13||€ 2700||-||-||3 Nights|
|15 Sept - 30 Sept 2012||15 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||€ 2500||-||-||3 Nights|
|October 2013||1 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||€ 1640||-||-||3 Nights|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Change over day is flexible and shorter or longer breaks by arrangement.
Prices for a maximum or 17 people plus 3 cots.
Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
The price includes:
- Linen and towels (sorry, beach towels are not supplied)
- Two cleanings of the apartment: one thorough cleaning before your arrival, and another after your departure. For 2 weeks stays or longer there will be a cleaning and change of linen/towels at the end of each week included in the price.
- There will be a local contact available 24 hours.
- Electricity, water supply and full access to all facilities of the complex.
- We require a 20% non refundable deposit for the booking.
- The balance will be due 6 weeks before arrival to the apartment and a deposit of 200 euros per apartment will be required with your final payment.
- The 200 euros deposit will be refunded by bank transfer once the keys have been returned and the apartment checked for breakages.Enquire now
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