Majorca

Paguera

Located in the southwest of the island of Majorca and surrounded by low mountains and nature, the small town of Paguera, in the municipality of Calvià, characterises itself for its magnificent beaches and the white-sand coves bathed by crystal-clear waters.

The Boulevard

The Boulevard

The Boulevard of Paguera has a lively atmosphere thanks to its many shops, bars and restaurant that are located along it, from where you can enjoy the spectacular sunsets over the Mediterranean.

Leisure & Activities

Leisure & Activities

Golf, tennis, hiking, horse-riding trails, water sports… Paguera offers a whole range of possibilities to enjoy during your holidays, both in summer and in winter thanks to the soft climate and its privileged location between small mountains.

Surroundings

In the surrounding area you can visit the mountain of Galatzó, considered one of Majorca’s best natural settings. A 10-minute drive away is the town of Andratx, known for having one of the most spectacular natural harbours in Majorca. It is surrounded by picturesque fishing towns and it has a stunning seabed that is very popular among scuba diving enthusiasts. Next to it is the emblematic and solitary island of Dragonera, inhabited almost exclusively by lizards and seagulls and named Natural Park in 1995. The cosmopolitan and extroverted capital, Palma de Mallorca, is located just 20 minutes away.

Playa de Muro

In the northern part of the island, Playa de Muro is a beach in the middle of the Natural Park of S’Albufera, a natural setting with more than 6,000 acres of protected wetlands with hundreds of flora and wildlife species. With fine golden sand and crystal-clear waters, Playa de Muro has been awarded the Blue Flag.

Ca’n Picafort

Ca’n Picafort

Ca’n Picafort used to be a small fishing town of 200 inhabitants back in the 70s, but it has now become one of the island’s main tourist spots. The seafront promenade, filled with bars and restaurants, is ideal to enjoy exquisite food and wine in the middle of a pleasant and casual atmosphere.

Leisure & Activities

Leisure & Activities

The area offers many leisure options that include hiking and other natural sports such as horse riding or cycling, as well as water sports like windsurfing, sailing or kayaking.

It is a very popular area among triathletes, since many international Ironman events take place here every year.

Surroundings

With a privileged location, Playa de Muro is surrounded by magnificent natural settings and towns with great history and tradition, such as Santa Margalida (10 km away), Sa Pobla and its popular San Antonio festivals with more than six centuries of tradition, the port and town of Pollensa, a synonym for harmony and known for its prestigious classical music festival; the fishing town of Alcudia with its medieval origins, or the splendorous and abrupt Cape of Formentor.

Porreres

In the south of the island of Majorca, Porreres invites you to enjoy peace and quiet in a natural setting. Traditionally an agricultural town with a deeply-rooted gastronomic tradition, it preserves 36 windmills in its territory and numerous sanctuaries, one of the most important of which is Monti-Sion and its magnificent viewpoint overlooking the region.

Surroundings

Surroundings

The nearby towns are rich in culture and crafts. Their streets fill with colour thanks to the markets and craft fairs. They also offer quiet and hidden coves with crystal-clear waters and fine white sand. Very close is the small and picturesque fishing town of Porto Colom, located in the municipality of Felanitx, which still preserves the Mediterranean charm from yesteryear.

Leisure & Activities

Leisure & Activities

Horse riding, cycling routes, olive oil tourism with the olive oil route, hiking, wine tourism, golf courses, water sports, craft fairs and markets… Porreres and its surrounding areas offer a wide range of leisure and tourism activities that are perfect to discover Balearic culture and its people.

Gastronomy

Truly Mediterranean and rich in its variety of products, the gastronomy in Majorca is a tourist claim for the island. Majorcan soups are traditional, as is trempó, the island’s traditional salad; tumbet is a traditional side dish made of potatoes, aubergines and peppers; and, of course, the famous pa amb oli, which is local bread and cold cuts like sobrassada and camaiot with a sprinkle of the rich local D.O. extra virgin olive oil… The ensaimadas are the island’s most famous pastry and also famous are their herb spirits and D.O. wines.

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