The Valentin Son Bou has bagged a nice, secluded spot, surrounded by gardens on a hilltop. That’s not to say it’s cut off, though – the town centre’s only a 15-minute downhill walk away. Son Bou’s wide, sandy beach is also 15 minutes’ walk away, or you can hop on the hotel’s free shuttle bus and be there in 5.
The hotel itself has a great family set-up. Little ones have kids’ clubs, a big playground and their own pool, which sits just a few steps from the curvy main pool. Plus, there’s a poolside snack bar that serves up home favourites like pizza and chips. Main meals are pick-and-choose buffet spreads.
Lastly, there are the rooms. They’re nice and big, and come with extras like satellite TV and private outside space. Apartments with a separate bedroom are also available.
Based on 663 reviews
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- Buidings: 1 main hotel block, 6 apartment blocks
All Inclusive - Here's what you get
Full Board buffet meals, snacks 10.30-13.00,16.30-18.00 and afternoon tea and cakes, on request 15.00-17.00. Gala buffets twice a week
Unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks 09.30-01.00.
Sports and Activities
All are included except where indicated.
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Sunbeds and parasols line the edge of the pool.
One level of depth with sunbeds and parasols.
Full activity programme throughout the day, suitable for all ages.
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1 bedroom apartment
1 bedroom apartment sleeps up to 3 adults and a child or 2 adults and 2 children, with twin beds, single sofa-beds, lounge or dining area, kitchenette with microwave, 2 cooking rings, kettle, toaster and maid service 3 times a week with towel change, linen changed twice a week.
Twin room sleeps up to 3 adults with twin beds, camp-bed or similar. This room comes with satellite TV with limited channels and maid service 3 times a week with towel change, linen changed twice a week.
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could have been better
Went here 11th October for 1 week. the hotel is very nice, rooms quite large and kept in a clean condition. they were cleaned every day without fail, sheets and towels renewed on a regular basis. The food was of good quality but the choice deteriorated badly during the week, this was due we think to the hotel and the small town of Son Bou closing down on the Sat19th Oct. The remaining residents most who were on their 2nd week there complained to the Rep and staff. this was not a good way of keeping the reputation we were told about and spoilt what should have been a great chill out week for us. the bars and bar staff were really good and but for the food situation, the hotel was pretty good, and would possibly consider going again. Others have told about it being on top of CARDIAC hill so no point in going into that. Shame they spoiled themselves cutting back and getting rid of what they had left foodwise which is what it seemed like to everyone without exception.More
A good surprise
A late break in September and we were not expecting much but the hotel was fantastic for the price. Yes it is dated but it was spotless. I am not particularly child friendly but there are plenty of places within the hotel for some piece and quiet. The adult only bar was excellent. Another nice option was the ability to buy foreign branded drinks at a discount rate. The range of drinks and snack was excellent but for a little treat we did buy some special rums and brandies. All the staff were excellent and our apartment was great, more than sufficient for two people. My only gripe was the lack of toilets around the pool, they were a bit of a trek away from the pool area. son Bou is a typical touristy town I struggled to find a spanish speaker or a real spanish bar. Not a place to discover Minorcan culture.More
Mark L, Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Arrived 2 oct for 2 weeks ,had a fantastic time we were in room 276 on the end and had a large balcony with sea views and pool view , the room was nice and clean you could even get bbc 1 and 2 on tv, food was great the first week but the second week not as much choice as there were not many guests ,the hotel shuts for winter on the 19 oct, no trouble getting a sunbed got the bus to the beech a couple of times then hired a car for 9 days, cala galdana s a nice place to visit , the entertainments not that good ,you can get pints of san miguel in the bar and baileys ,would go again best 4 star ive been to ,More
We arrived in mid-August 2013 - villa was somewhat shabby and hadn't been cleaned properly. We brought it to the Manager's attention. He was excellent. Though the hotel was fully booked, he moved us a more modern villa as soon as one came available. He also upgraded us to complimentary half-board which was a very kind gesture. This is a well-run property and the hands-on style of the management is to be commended. Kids loved the hotel and the village of Son Bou. Don't stay poolside every day - there are some really fabulous beaches on the island that are well worth exploring.More
Donall K, Dublin, Ireland
Not for us.....
can i start with it's all "ok" ............... service was great in all departments of the Hotel, but, the corridor on floor 2 was dirty and smelly, the entertainment was poor with a couple of good acts thrown in. the food was poor,with theme nights , well one was burger night. the food was better at the pool bar during the day... room 204 is above the kitchen and the deliveries are very early. not enough to do, you are at the top of a very steep hill. Pool was lovely and always spotless.... bar staff 1st class.... housekeeping great..... reception lovely..... as i said really "not for us" couple of tips .... Kitcat bar is very friendly, food and drink are good. Casa Andrea is a very good meal , good price. Es Forn lovely meal bit more expensive but worth it. p.s. Smirnoff vodka is on the all inclusiveMore
dread2656, north london
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