At the northeast tip of Majorca, these two calas are relatively inaccessible from Palma (well over an hour by car) and are therefore comparatively lessmobbed than the beaches of the southwest.
On the northern tip of Mallorca is the Cap de Formentor, where the top end of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range meets the Mediterranean. Cap de Formentor literally means ‘end of Formentor’ – the name of the 20-kilometre peninsula, northeast of the port of Pollença.
West of Palma’s Avenida Argentina, Santa Catalina is one of the city’s most appealing areas – with the ambiance of a village combining old and contemporary characteristics and lifestyles.
The beautiful island of Mallorca offers many hidden gems that only the locals or well informed foreigners know about. Here you will find the abcMallorca list of the ‘must see’ places. Don’t miss out!
The bustling town of Alaró is nestled in a peaceful valley on the southern slopes of the Tramuntana Mountain range in Mallorca. Despite being a minor tourist destination Alaró has plenty to offer visitors. The ancient architecture and narrow cobbled streets combine to create a traditional charm that …
Port Adriano is unashamedly devoted to luxury. This up-scale super-yacht port was remodeled by renowned French architect Philippe Starck in 2012, to create one of the most modern marinas in the Mediterranean.
Portopetro is a small coastal town in the southeastern municipality of Santanyí. Traditional low-rise homes with tiled roofs and Mallorcan shutters make up the pretty scenery. Along the waterfront, cafés and restaurants overlook a delightful marina of fishing vessels and Portopetro’s Real Club Náutico.
The authentic town of Sóller sits in the heart of the ‘valley of oranges’ or ‘valley of gold’ as it is sometimes known, and offers much to visitors and residents. Find out all you need to know about spending time in this Modernist town.