Welcome to Villa Barbara, a beautiful villa in the heart of Mallorca with private pool to spend a relaxing holiday in the countryside surrounded by palm trees, Mediterranean vegetation and vineyards.
The house has a friendly entrance area, from where you enter to the large living room with comfortable sofas near by the fireplace and a dining table with enough space for 8 people. Internet/WLan as well as a flat screen satellite TV, DVD and CD player are at your disposal and you enter the spacious, fully equipped kitchen with a further dining table.
On the first floor there are 3 bedrooms, one with two single beds and the other with a double bed, one of which has a winter garden and the other has a spacious balcony with seating area. Two of the bedrooms have an en-suite shower room and there is also another bathroom with tub. One floor up there is another bedroom with a double bed and shower en suite. From all rooms you have a spectacular view into the nature.
The terrace in front of the kitchen and the living room is covered and provides the necessary shade. Here you will also find a dining table with 8 chairs and a grill for the preparation of fresh, Mediterranean dishes. From here you have direct access to the large pool, where comfortable sun beds are available.
For families with small children: There is a gate to the pool and to the stairs downstairs.
Petra is located 48km from the airport and is an approximately 40-journey along the Ma-15 highway. It’s also possible to reach the town by train from the Intermodal Station in Palma’s Plaza España.Train: The T3 train leaves from Palma’s Intermodal Station in Plaza España every hour and takes 50-minutes. To reach the station from the airport, catch the EMT A1 bus, from beside the airport car park. It runs every hour and takes 30-minute.
Taxi: A taxi from the airport to Petra will cost approx. €65.00Parking: There are free public car parks and street parking.
38-minute drive from the airport
45-minute drive to Palma
21-minute drive to Son Serra de Marina
15-minute drive to Manacor
Shopping in Petra:
Petra is a place to stock up on local produce. There’s a weekly Wednesday morning market held between 8.00 and 14.00 along Calle de l’Hospital. A well as fresh fruit and vegetables, you’ll find traditional ‘sobrassada’ sausage, cured cheeses and dried fruit and nuts. For wine-tasting visit Bodega Galmes i Ferrer or, for a tour of an attractive 19th century bodega, book ahead at Vins Miquel Oliver.
There’s a cycling clothing and bicycle repair shop, estate agents and basic services such as supermarkets and pharmacies. Fashion stores are less abundant and shopaholics are best off heading to Manacor.
Major Attractions in Petra:
There are a number of significant historic buildings in Petra such as the Gothic church of Sant Pere, the convent of Sant Bernardí and the mid-20th century former school, Escoles Velles. The Home and Museum of Fray Junípero Serra, set along a beautifully kept flagstone street, are also among the key attractions.
The two main squares, Plaza de Beat Ramón Llull and Plaza de Fra Juníper Serra, provide a focal point for restaurants and coffee shops. For wonderful views of the surrounding plains, hike to the Ermita de Bonany on the outskirts of town. The original hermitage was erected in 17th century, however the current reconstruction dates back to the 20th century.
Things to do in Petra:
If you love old doors then a stroll through town will provide plenty of uplifting impressions. Along the oldest streets residents transmit a certain pride for their home with copious plant pots. To visit the main attractions, it’s best to arrive early. The Fray Junípero Serra Museum opens from Tuesdays to Saturdays between 9.30 and 13.30. After a tour of the town, enjoy a coffee or meal beside the rippling fountain at Plaza de Beat Ramon Llull.
There are a number of hiking and cycling routes in the area. One popular hike is the 2-hour round trip to the Ermita de Bonany at the top of Puig de Bonany. As for cycling, the scenic back roads allow adventurous visitors to journey through the countryside, getting to know neighbouring towns and village, without the inconvenience of too much traffic.
Restaurants in Petra:
In Petra there’s a blend of casual cafés, relaxed local bars and charming restaurants. A number of eateries are based around the town’s pleasant main squares. For local cuisine head to Es Celler, which captures traditional Mallorca in its agricultural memorabilia and vaulted sandstone ceilings.
Can Salom serves fresh and colourful dishes made with seasonal produce. Charcoal grilled meat and a wonderfully secretive garden are just two reasons to visit C’an Oms. For wood oven fired pizza, there’s Trattoria La Bicletta at Plaza de Beat Ramón Llull.
BOOKING TERMS & CONDITIONS:
Minimum Age: 18
A 30% from total reservation amount must be paid upon booking confirmation as booking guarantee. Payment will be charged on credit card provided upon booking confirmation. Payment by bank transfer or via PayPal available on request. We cannot guarantee any reservation until the booking fee is received. Complete payments and due dates will be specified in your confirmation email.
The balance of your holiday must be paid at the latest on the day of arrival in cash, by credit card or via PayPal. Payments in advance available on request. Deferred payments can be arranged at our discretion, however all payments must be paid by the set date. We reserve the right to withdraw this option at anytime. Non Payment of the final balance when it becomes due will constitute cancellation of the holiday & forfeiture of the deposit payment.
Free WiFi Internet Connection. Cot and a high chair available on request without extra costs. Bed clothes and bath towels are always included. Please check individual property descriptions.
The deposit for damages to the property or losses of inventory shall be refunded to you upon departure or by bank transfer within 7 working days of your departure, once we verify that the property and inventory are in the same state as delivered upon your arrival. Should damages or losses occur, we will deduce the necessary amount. In such case, you will receive a detailed receipt of the expenses.
If cancelled or modified or in case of no-show a 30 percent of the total price of the reservation will be charged. In the event that the unit becomes unavailable during the rental period and in the event that you do not accept any suitable alternative unit which is offered to you then you are entitled to cancel the booking and the booking fee will be refunded to you, but neither the owner or the company will be liable to you for any further amounts in respect of the cancellation of the booking.
We recommend that you purchase insurance to minimise the financial risks associated with going on holiday and this matches your needs when Booking.
Check-In and Check-Out Time:
Check-in: From 16:00 h / Check-out: Until 10:00 h.
Make sure you let us know your check-in hour otherwise delays may occur especially in high season ( june, july and august ).