I recently vacationed at Mas Santo with a large group of friends. It was a wonderful vacation in a charming setting. Mas Santo was perfect for large groups – the salt-water pool is well-maintained and the lighting worked very well for evening as well as daytime access. There is plenty of seating and a large covered dining area by the pool, with a fully functioning barbecue grill, as well as an outdoor kitchen area including a fridge and cups/plates/cutlery.
The house itself is spacious with three outdoor dining areas (including one poolside), and also includes a stand-alone casita with apartments. There is a chef’s kitchen in the main house and a large indoor dining table. It is easy to prepare meals for large groups at the villa. We happily enjoyed meals together at the villa without the need to visit restaurants in town.
There is also a comfortable living room stocked with board games. The setting facilitates entertainment for either large groups, or small intimate gatherings.
Menno, the groundskeeper, lives on-site and was very responsive to our many requests. There is also a housekeeping staff available upon request. The house, including the bedrooms, were neat and clean. Mas Santo’s owner, Carmen, was also very responsive to our outreach before and during our stay. Carmen kindly recommended a concierge service, VIP Sitges which helped tremendously with our planning in all aspects, from providing menus and catering (delicious) meals, to arranging for private transportation to and from Mas Santo. I highly recommend this service as well. [Note: Guests pay VIP Sitges directly.]
A few tips:
- We were there during an unusual heat-wave in Spain, so you may want to request additional fans for the upstairs rooms.
- The closest supermarket is a Carrefour which is convenient. However, there is a Mercadona supermarket a few minutes away which has great fruits, vegetables, seafood, and selection of meats.
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The villa had a great description on the website which just was not true. Firstly, there was no sea view; just some hills and scrub. There was salt water from all the taps including the kitchen and no mention in any emails/website. Stairs into pool had come off from floor. No king size beds, just 2 ikea foam mattresses. Smell of sewage in downstairs rooms. Poor quality wifi. Smell of dead rat or animal waste in the "Moroccan chill-out room". Large wasp nest near entrance into kitchen, and 2 of our group got stung walking past it.
The only good thing was the large kitchen. We're not going back for sure.
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