All posts tagged: Palma de Mallorca

Seven Tried-and-Tested Hotels on Mallorca (part two)

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Our hotel stays in 2014 were all on Mallorca – and each for one night. I’ve already written about Castell Son Claret and Es Revellar Art Resort, in part one of this post. Today you can find out about three more hotels we enjoyed staying in during the course of the year. Petit Hotel Son Arnau, Selva I first heard about this new luxury village hotel (opened at the start of 2014) when I saw a special […]

Rialto Cafe: Style and the City

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How do you escape the many visitors that throng to Palma in summer? Some come for a break from the island’s beautiful beaches; some are cruise ship passengers – disgorged from their floating holiday homes to try and ‘discover’ Mallorca’s capital in a few hours. Most want to spend some time relaxing over a drink or something to eat during their visit. Respite, Relaxation & Rialto Living Cafés and bars on the main thoroughfares in […]

The Best Way to Discover Mallorca’s Many Wines

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Bodegas / Drink / Wine / Wineries

If you want to discover Mallorcan wines, a visit to the Fira del Vi, held in the Cloisters of Santo Domingo in Pollensa, is a must. This annual spring event usually takes place two weeks after Easter, and brings together around half of the island’s 70-or-so bodegas, whose wines are available for tasting by the fair’s visitors – who include wine professionals as well as those who just love drinking the stuff. The Fira del Vi was first held […]

Raw Food Café in Palma de Mallorca

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Eat / Food / Markets / Vegetarian/Vegan

On a visit to the Santa Catalina area of Palma de Mallorca this week I decided to try a place I’ve passed so many times but never been into: Ziva To Go. It was the first raw food café on Mallorca and is located right opposite the area’s covered market – so freshness of the ingredients is never in question! Healthy Food to Eat In or To Go It’s a place where you can eat in […]

Asian Food Par Excellence in Palma

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I don’t make a point of writing general restaurant reviews on this site. If you’re looking for a restaurant on Mallorca you’ll find that the best are featured in Mallorca’s 101 Top Restaurants 2014-2015, just published by abcMallorca. Having said that, we had such a great experience on Friday evening at Arume – a Japanese/fusion restaurant in Palma de Mallorca – that I thought I’d share details with you. (It’s also in the aforementioned guide). Turning […]