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Cycling Sa Calobra in Mallorca

November 16, 2015 2:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just the words, Sa Calobra, brings a smile to every cyclist that has enjoyed the unique and varied cycle routes of Mallorca. With 26 hairpins, nearly 10km of constant climbing at over 7% gradient, it's the most famous climb in Majorca and certainly the most dramatic.

Sa Calorba, Mallorca

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Archduke’s Trail, Valldemossa, Mallorca (Majorca)

September 14, 2015 1:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Every keen walkers 'must do' hike in Mallorca is the classic Archduke's Trail. Archduke Luis Salvador originated from Austria but spent much of his life in Mallorca in the late 19th Century, studying and documenting his love of wildlife and nature. Buying large swathes of mountainous land, the Archduke built paths that rose nearly 1000m high with spectacular views across the Tramuntana Mountains and the Mediterranean sea.

September in Mallorca: A time for festivals (updated for 2017)

September 9, 2015 12:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

September is a lovely time to visit Mallorca, with the August crowds having left, the island is a little more tranquil. It's a great month to enjoy the sunshine, beaches and towns of the island. There are also some unique and interesting festivals that are also worth a visit. 

Between 1- 10 September 2017 head to the Fiestas del Rei en Jaume at Santa Ponsa.

Pools with Views

June 29, 2015 11:19 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Many of the pools at the places to stay on the Other Mallorca have amazing views: from panoramic seascapes, to stunning mountain views and vibrant cityscapes.

Sa Pedrissa Hotel, Mallorca

So below is just a selection of our pools with views:

Deia: Top 3 Things to do in Deia

April 1, 2015 10:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The village of Deia sits nestling between the sea and the dramatic Tramuntana mountain range. There is something magical about this village and it has long been an inspiration for artists, writers and rock gods.  As Richard Branson recently said it is “one of the most beautiful villages in the world, Deia in Majorca.”

Top 3 Hotels for Romantic Breaks & Honeymoons in Mallorca (Majorca)

February 25, 2015 2:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s all down to personal taste and budget, but below we have listed three hotels that are definitely worthy of a visit if you’re in search of somewhere romantic with a 'wow' factor. These are all perfect places to relax, unwind and just indulge after a hectic time.

Cap Rocat
Set in a stunning old fortress, this is somewhere grand, unique and romantic to stay with a real ‘wow’ factor.  

Soller: Top 3 Things to do in Soller

February 6, 2015 12:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Soller is set in an enviable position, amongst orange groves and between the mountains & sea. This grand old town is one of our favourite spots on the island, so we thought it would be useful to let you know our top 3 favourite things to do whilst in Soller.