The Can Masanella residence

mallorca, spain
4 bedroom - 4 bath
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Travel dates:
£329 - £659 per night (GBP)
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Perks for the Parents

A stylish country villa set in its own private oasis amongst the lush, scenic foothills of the Serra Tramuntana, ideal for families wanting to pair laid back living with outdoor activity. It sleeps 8. This elegant property has everything you need for a truly relaxing holiday giving guests the option to stay put as much as they want. With its own heated pool, spacious sun terraces with multiple chill-out areas, alfresco dining with barbecue, cool interior open plan living and bedrooms with a view, there’s plenty of space for all the family. For those keen to explore their surroundings, there are hiking and biking trails on the doorstep. The nearby villages of Biniamar, Caimari and Selva offer relaxed dining, traditional cafes and local markets where you can pick up local delicacies including the region’s famous olive oil. The coast is very accessible by car with lots of calm bays and hidden coves suitable for all the family.

Why Kids Love it

This spacious villa provides the perfect base for nature-loving families to combine lazy days ‘at home’ with outdoor adventuring. The property’s lush gardens boast a heated swimming pool, with a large poolside patio for outdoor games. While the sun terraces and airy interior living rooms provide plenty of comfy nooks to hide out in, as well as a satellite TV for movie nights in. The call of nature is hard to ignore here, with mountain and forest scenery at every turn, and some great biking and hiking trails for adventurous kids easily accessible from the villa. For those seeking water-based activities, the beaches of Puerto Alcudia and Puerto Pollensa are less than 30 minutes’ away, offering calm, clear waters ideal for paddling as well as paddleboarding, kayaking and boat excursions. The Alcudia Hidropark with its wave pools, splash zones and water slides can also be found in that direction. For activities out of the sun, kids will love the other-worldly Campanet caves with their magical stalactites and stalagmites, a short drive away.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 7 nights, other durations on request. There is a €1,500 security deposit which will be blocked on the guest’s credit card, but not taken, and will be released post-inspection if no damage has been made. Local tourist tax is included in the rental price. Please note there is an ungated pool and an open-sided interior staircase to the 1st floor bedrooms which younger children should be supervised around. There is air conditioning and WiFi throughout the property. All bathrooms have walk-in showers but there is no bathtub. A washing machine and a barbecue are included. Car hire is strongly advised due to the house’s rural location. There is private parking on-site. The host’s concierge team can help arrange a pre-arrival fridge stock, in-house chefs/catering, babysitting/childcare services, airport transfers upon request.

About the Location

The villa enjoys a tranquil, rural setting surrounded by quiet farm land and the rolling mountain scenery of northern Mallorca’s Serra Tramuntana. It is 5 minutes’ drive from Selva, a delightful town with a supermarket, bakery, restaurants, bars, tennis courts and local produce. The town of Inca, known for its production of leather goods and its large weekly market, is just over a 5 minute drive away. The sandy beaches of Alcudia and Pollensa are a 30 minute drive from the villa while the Alcudia Hidropark is 25 minutes. The Campanet Caves are around 20 minutes’ drive. Palma, the island’s capital and airport, are 39 km from the villa, about a 40 minute’ drive away.

Accommodation Details

This property has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms set over 2 floors. On the ground floor is a spacious hall which connects the rooms via archways. The lounge includes 2 corner sofas, well positioned for taking in the view or watching the satellite TV. It has direct access to the patio via large glass doors with further comfy outdoor seating. The modern kitchen is fully-equipped and includes a dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, breakfast bar seating, a sofa area and direct access to the patio. Here guests can find a large dining table under the covered part of the terrace, perfect for alfresco dining or barbecue nights. There is a downstairs bedroom on this floor with double bed and a separate guest bathroom. The upstairs is accessed via a staircase from the lounge. There are 3 light bedrooms here – 2 with single beds and 1 with a doublesize bed. There is also a family bathroom and a shower room. Outside is a heated 10 x 5 m pool, a large patio and garden space with sun loungers and garden furniture. Directly outside the villa is a covered terrace with an outdoor dining table and a barbecue.

Style Notes

Modern rustic interiors with touches of wood and stone accompanying some beautiful tiling, echoing the villa’s verdant natural setting. The white walls of the downstairs create a light, airy and minimalist feel – perfect for cooling down in on hot days while vibrant modern art pieces and patterned tiles adorn the walls and bathroom/kitchen areas adding splashes of color and interest. The large glass windows and doors have been designed to make the most of the stunning views so you can soak up the area’s rugged natural beauty from any space. We love the huge pool area, surrounded by manicured lawns and sun loungers, where you can properly unwind to the sounds of nature. The covered terrace and air-conditioned interior provide welcome respite on hotter days, and provide somewhere luxurious to chill or hang out whatever the weather.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
SLEEPS 8
2 full / double
2 twin / single
sleeps 8
Oliver B.
Member since January 23, 2023

Mallorca, Spain

Sandcastles and sunshine

One of Spain’s four sun-kissed Balearic islands, Mallorca is perfect for an easy family vacation. Popular beach resorts abound but there are hidden treasures too: golden stone hill towns, quiet beaches and olive groves, if you look hard enough. Take tots on the Palma-Soller vintage train, make sandcastles on the beach, and order kid-friendly tapas in beach bars. Pack sunscreen - you'll need it.