We spent a wonderful 11 days at Villa Russadir back in June. There were 8 adults and 5 children and the space was perfect for us. The villa was large enough that we didn’t ever feel that we were under eachother’s feet, but felt lovely and intimate at the same time. The bedrooms and bathrooms were really spacious, and we liked the fact that the décor was very Mallorcan. The villa was well equipped and had everything we needed for a family stay, including stairgates, plastic kids tableware, travel cots, and the kids absolutely loved the bunk bed in their own room.
The outdoor area was really comfortable, and we spent a lot of our holiday hanging out on the outdoor sofas by the pool. We also took advantage of the lovely BBQ area on a number of occasions. The pool was ideal – compact but certainly big enough for leisure use. We loved that it was shallow enough at one end that the kids could paddle, and it was kept spotlessly clean by Jose.
Jose and Jesus could not have done more for us. Jesus was on hand via WhatsApp whenever we had any questions or issues. And Jose was so friendly and helpful – even driving my brother around Cala D’or to find a pharmacy open on a Sunday when he discovered my nephew had developed chicken pox!
The villa is in an absolute ideal location within easy reach of all the best amenities Cala D’or has to offer. In one direction and only 5 minutes away is the marina, which was a lovely place to head to for an early morning walk, or for dinner in the evening. In another direction and again, only about 5 minutes away is Cala D’or beach, which is idyllic, and a slightly quieter alternative to Cala Grande (which is also lovely and within walking distance). The villa is also perfectly situated for (in my opinion) the nicest part of town with all its restaurants and shops. You honestly couldn’t wish for a better location.
A couple of previous reviewers mentioned the neighbourhood noise, which we were slightly concerned about, but I can honestly say that we didn’t find any real issue with it (perhaps because we are from a far busier town ourselves!). The villa is right near the centre of town, so you do notice the odd bit of traffic noise, but for us the pros of the location far outweighed the cons.
Our only slight complaint is that we found it a bit of a nuisance only having one set of keys – the safebox outside the door was really handy, but there were times when only some of us had gone out for the evening, and the people still indoors had to either get locked in for the night, or ensure that they put the keys out in the box before going to bed. Not a huge deal, but an extra set of keys would have been ideal.
Family from Isleworth, United Kingdom