Mallorca is that paradisiacal island of the Balearic Islands, mainly known for its incredible beaches. But the beaches of Mallorca are not the only thing that stands out in this island. There are many other things to visit in Mallorca. One of them are the different villages of Mallorca.
In the island you can find, mainly, 3 styles of Majorca villages. One of them are the coastal villages of Majorca. These villages are characterized for being the place chosen, both by Mallorcans and tourists, to spend their vacations in Majorca. Having the Mediterranean Sea nearby during your vacations is undoubtedly the perfect option to ensure unforgettable days.
Other villages of Majorca are those located in the Serra de Tramuntana. In this place, declared world heritage, you will find some of the most characteristic villages of Mallorca, all of them are very similar. The main similarity between them? The way of construction of their buildings, always made with “dry stone”, a unique way of building in the world.
And finally we find the villages located in the center of Mallorca. These have less characteristics in common, but they are still ideal to spend the day, to taste typical Mallorcan food or to get to know totally different places. Do you want to know more about the villages of Mallorca? We recommend you some of them.
Located in the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana, it is the ideal place to stroll and enjoy a unique atmosphere. While walking through its winding streets you will be able to get to know beautiful corners of Valldemossa.
La Miranda, for example, is a viewpoint from which you can get panoramic views of the valley, and even get to see Palma. In one of the small and narrow streets of Valldemossa, you can also find a relic of the Blessed Santa Catalina Tomás, a native of Valldemossa.
But if this town of Mallorca is known for something, it is for the beautiful Carthusian monastery of Valldemossa. This place, apart from its beauty, is known for having been the place where Chopin stayed during his stay in Mallorca.
Finally, a gastronomic recommendation. If you visit this town of Mallorca, do not hesitate to enjoy a coca de patata de Valldemossa. It is a typical sweet of Valldemossa.
Santanyí can be catalogued as one of the most beautiful coastal towns of Mallorca. Apart from having some of the most beautiful beaches in Mallorca, it has a unique old town.
The village of Santanyí is also known for its market. The Santanyí market is held twice a week and creates an incredible atmosphere. In the streets of Santanyí, every Wednesday and Saturday, you can find different stalls where you can buy all kinds of Mallorcan products.
As we have mentioned before, Santanyí is well known for its coves and beaches. Of all the beaches in Mallorca, Santanyí undoubtedly holds some of the most spectacular ones.
Some examples are Cala Llombards, Playa de S’Amarador, Cala Santanyí and Es Caló des Moro. These beaches in Mallorca combine crystal clear waters with golden sands and large stone slabs. Do not hesitate to visit at least one of them during your vacations in Mallorca.
In the center of Mallorca, known as “El Pla de Mallorca“, we find Binissalem. This beautiful village of Majorca is known for its wine. Yes, for its wine. For decades this part of the island has been full of vineyards from which thousands of bottles of Mallorcan wine are produced every year.
Binissalem was the first village in Mallorca to start commercializing wine, around 1930. Since then there are many wineries in Mallorca that have chosen this place to start growing their vines.
That is why one of the things to do in Binissalem is to visit and do a wine tasting in Mallorca. Within the Binissalem Denomination of Origin you will find wineries such as José L. Ferrer or Vins Nadal.
But in Binissalem you can also enjoy visiting its streets and places like the town square. In it we emphasize the beautiful Church of Santa Maria de Robines or the literary museum house of Llorenc Villalonga.
Finally we are going to recommend you Santa Ponsa. This locality belongs to the municipality of Calviá. It is located to the southeast of Majorca, only a few kilometers from Palma de Mallorca. It is a tourist area of Majorca, ideal to travel with friends and family.
If you are looking for a place full of atmosphere and restaurants, but at the same time perfect to rest and enjoy one of the best beaches of Majorca, Santa Ponsa is the right place. In this town you will find everything you need to make your vacations in Majorca perfect.
In Santa Ponsa you will be able to practice different water sports, enjoy one of the few mini golf courses in Majorca or visit the Western Park, the biggest water park in Majorca. With all these activities it will be impossible to get bored during your trip to Mallorca.
The good thing is that you will also be close to Palma. This will allow you to visit it easily and without having to travel more than 20 minutes by car. Santa Ponsa is the ideal place to stay in Majorca, that is why we are going to recommend you the perfect place to spend your vacations in Majorca.
Sun Beach is an aparthotel in Santa Ponsa, only a few meters from the well-known beach of Santa Ponsa. In it you will find spacious and luminous rooms ideal to rest. But we also have different common areas to make the most of your stay at Sun Beach.
In Sun Beach you will find a gym, a pool bar, a spectacular swimming pool with solarium area… And much more!
Come and enjoy Santa Ponsa, come and enjoy Sun Beach.