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10 recommended places to eat in Soller

The beautiful town of Soller, on the edge of the Serra de Tramuntana, complete with its own narrow-gauge heritage railway and one of the oldest tram systems in the whole of Spain, is a popular tourist destination for those visiting Mallorca. With so much to see and its close proximity to Port de Soller it is no surprise that visitors …

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Old world charm and excellent service in Puerto Pollensa

Seeking a beachfront hotel with character rather than a bland anonymous monolith? Fed up with faceless high rise accommodation blocks? Those looking for comfort, old world charm and excellent service coupled with a stunning location, makes Puerto Pollensa’s Hotel Sis Pins the first choice for many visitors to Mallorca. Built in 1952 on the sea front promenade overlooking Pollensa Bay …

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Soller Railway – Ferrocarril de Soller

An absolute must for anyone visiting Mallorca is a trip to Soller, a few miles from the coast, on the north of the island at the edge of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range. Whilst easily accessible by bus or car, the most popular method of travel to this town by tourists is via the narrow gauge railway which runs …

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Walking the Serra de Tramuntana in Springtime

Those seeking a more active break away from home during springtime would do well to consider the advantages of choosing a rambling holiday through the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range on the island of Mallorca. Mallorca has, for a long time appealed to those who enjoy walking and hiking. It is not only the lure of the beautiful mountains and …

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Fancy a romantic break or just want to escape a dreary English winter? Try this award winning hotel

Those of you who prefer the intimacy of a small boutique style hotel and still hanker for that something a little bit extra need look no further than the Can Mostatxins Hotel in Alcudia old town. Pronounced ‘Moss-ta-chins’, it takes it name from a former owner of the property, a butcher named Rafael Valls who was given the nickname Mostatxins …

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Fun Activities to enjoy in Puerto Pollensa

With the wonderful crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean, coupled with the spectacular backdrop of the Serra de Tramuntana and the beautifully landscaped area of Alcanada close by, Puerto Pollensa has a wide choice of strenuous and not so strenuous activities on offer for everyone to enjoy. The calm waters of Pollensa Bay provide an ideal venue for those wishing …

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Recommended Restaurants in Alcudia

One of the largest, most eclectic and more popular tourist destinations on North Mallorca is Alcudia and Port d’Alcudia. Not only a favourite with families and those of a sportier disposition, the area also attracts eco tourists and birders. The Municipality of Alcudia covers an area of over 60² kilometres and encompasses nearly 14 kilometres of sandy beaches. It is …

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Mallorquin Cuisine in Puerto Pollensa

One shouldn’t travel to Mallorca without sampling at least a few dishes of the typical local cuisine. The Island is fortunate in having ample supplies of excellent quality, locally produced, fresh fruits and vegetables together with fish dishes to delight even the most discerning palate and quality meats to tempt and excite. Mallorquin cuisine normally consists of tasty, simple, rustic …

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14th Annual Pollença Wine Fair

This weekend brings the annual Pollença Wine Fair to the town, an event popular with locals and tourists alike. Now in its 14th year and taking place in the Santa Domingo Cloister in Pollença, the fair is one of the largest on Mallorca and the best to be held in the north of the Island. Doors are open from 10am …

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