A short 10-minute stroll from the centre of Alaior town is the character-filled luxury villa Alaior Gardens. Surrounded with 2.5 acres of rural terraced gardens and featuring its own plunge pool, life at Alaior Gardens happens al fresco. A large, shaded pergola is ideal for outdoor dining, while the furnished terrace calls for a good book and a glass of wine. A games basket (with volleyball, badminton, beach bats, boules, snorkelling gear, frisbee, fishing nets) is provided.
Inside, comfortable living areas, four bedrooms and three bathrooms are divided over three floors, with a top floor bedroom accessed externally.
Menorca features some of the Mediterranean's best beaches, with white sand bays along much of the island's 216km coastline. A 12-minute drive from the villa is the sandy beach at Son Bou, with Sant Tomas and Binihaus beaches also within easy striking distance. The island is recognised and protected as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, acknowledging as much Menorca's natural beauty as its historical importance. Several ancient archaeological sites dot the landscape, while the harbour area of Mahon - now a collection of ocean-front restaurants and cafes - also features Nelson's home and the British Naval hospital, a record of Menorca's more recent history and importance as a strategic British outpost.
Alaior itself is a beautifully authentic Menorcan town in the very centre of the island. It offers shops, bars, and restaurants within easy walking distance, perfect for a short stroll in the morning to grab freshly baked bread for breakfast. There is also a tennis club, bike rental and, nearby, a riding school.
- Living room with fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, dining room
- Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with en suite bathroom
- Bedroom 2: Twin bedroom with shared bathroom
- Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom with shared bathroom
Accessible via outside door
- Bedroom 4: Double bedroom with en suite bathroom
WHY WE LIKE IT: The location of the villa is delightful - within walking distance of one of the most authentic towns on the island and a short drive to the broad, expansive beaches of the southwest coast.