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your name and the name of the villa. Flight delays
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denied boarding, cancellation or delay to n Location of hospital and doctor’s telephone number
Villa Plus car hire flights. Reimbursement in such cases is
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hire voucher for collection details. It is arrangements from us. If the airline does
Please refer to your Insurance policy for details of the procedure you should follow,
advisable that one member of the party not comply with these rules you should
should you require outpatient treatment.
waits for the baggage whilst another goes complain to the air transport user’s
to the desk to complete the contract and council on 0207 2406061 www.auc.org.uk
pay the appropriate deposit and so on.
Directions to your villa If you’re unfortunate enough to lose your
Your directions are included in your travel luggage then you need to report this at the
pack. lost luggage desk in the baggage reclaim
Arriving at your villa
You can get into your villa at 1pm. If you Left luggage
arrive before 4pm, particularly in the If you have a late return flight, then there
larger villas, the maid may still be tidying are normally facilities where you can leave
up. your luggage on your last day. This
information can be found in the villa
manual or you can contact the local office.
The keys to your villa will be contained in
a security key box at your villa. Details of
this together with the boxes security
number are included with your final
documentation. Normally only one set of
keys will be supplied for the villa that you
will be occupying. We would appreciate it
if you could take care of the keys as
obtaining replacement keys, or
changing the locks can be expensive.
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About Your V
Cots/extra beds Plumbing Installation Satellite TV’s
The majority of the cots that we supply The buildings in Mallorca have smaller At some times of the day or night, satellite
are of the collapsible travel type. All cots diameter pipe work than in the UK. As a signals may fail to operate for various
supplied in the villas comply with local result the risk of blockage is very high. reasons in all our resorts and some
safety standards. All linen is laundered Please ensure that each member of your channels will be unavailable. When this
together so if you have concerns about cot party is aware of the problem, and that occurs we will have no liability in these
linen, please bring your own. Extra beds everyone is asked to refrain from flushing circumstances that are beyond our
are normally of the fold-up variety and are any item (other than toilet paper) down control.
suitable for children only up to the age of the WC. Without any de-coder cards you should be
11 years old. able to view BBC1/ITV plus several news
channels including Sky News. We
Gas Supply All our Mallorca Resorts have an Internet
access point ‘Hot Spots’, where you can cannot guarantee access to all the
Not all the villas have a gas supply. If
check emails etc, and the location will be channels however as UK de-coder cards
applicable, the villa will usually be
given to you in the Villa Manual. Some are not legal in Spain and must not be
supplied with an orange coloured Butano
individual villas have internet access. used.
gas bottle. In the unlikely event that the
gas should run out, please contact our Please see your Villa Manual for more
local Villa Representative, who will details.
arrange for a replacement. Where gas
water heaters are used in villas, they are
Many villas now include air
subject to an annual inspection by local
conditioning/heating in the bedrooms as
qualified engineers. A carbon monoxide
standard. Please see the individual villa
detector is provided for your additional
descriptions. Some of these units operate
peace of mind.
on a sensor that will turn off the unit if the
Electricity room is not in use. Please consult the Villa
Electricity is 220 AC with continental twin Manual for full details. In the case of any
plugs. Your villa electricity supply is not malfunction, we will endeavour to rectify
always as constant as in the UK. You may them as soon as possible, Villa Plus
find that the electricity will “trip off” if too cannot be responsible for any
many appliances are used at once. This non-operational time that is out of our
has become more apparent as we have control.
added more equipment into the villas. If Barbecues
this happens, simply turn off some All our villas have barbecues and
appliances and reset the main fuse box wherever possible, brick built. It is not
(the location and full details will be in normal for maids to clean the barbecue
the Villa Manual at the villa). and we ask guests to leave them in a
reasonable and useable condition. We
have asked owners to supply cleaning
Health and Safety
Health and Safety
Health and Sa
Safety information can turn the water cloudy. Use the In the case of any malfunction, we will warning notices or flag systems. Should
You’ll find a Villa Manual with safety poolside shower before swimming to endeavour to rectify them as soon as you have any concerns consult a qualified
information specific to your villa at the keep the pool clean. possible and our liability shall not exceed authority or your Villa Representative.
property. Please take the time on arrival £150 per villa per week in total. If the pool
n Children and fair skinned people Breakages
to familiarise yourselves with the safety should wear a hat and T-shirt whilst has a cover, please use it as it will
In your travel documents you will have
features and layout of your villa. If you’re in the pool as harmful ultra violet rays significantly increase the temperature of
been given a Quality of Service and
travelling with children then please take can penetrate water up to a depth of the water.
Accommodation letter. Please notify our
the time to point out to them any areas 1.5m and are reflected off the water Tap water Villa Representative should you notice any
where they should take particular care surface. Water from the tap is perfectly OK for shortfalls in the quality of
such as the pool and balconies. If you have cooking purposes and for making tea furnishings/cleaning etc. on the form. In
n Beware of dangerous surfaces,
any questions or concerns, then your Villa or coffee. For drinking we recommend case of breakages during your holiday,
drainage channels, slippery tiles or
Representative will be happy to assist. bottled water only. either replace with a matching item or
Should you have an accident anywhere in Sun bathing report the damage to the Villa
or around the villa you must report this n Always supervise children and
The best, safest and longer lasting tans Representative. For details of our
straight away to your Villa Representative. non-swimmers in and around the pool
are built up gradually - but although most accidental damage waiver or security
Smoking travellers are aware of the danger, many deposit, please refer to
n Do not swim if you have been drinking www.villaplus.com
Smoking is not permitted in any of our holidays are still ruined by the effects
alcohol, especially late at night.
villas and we would request you only of sunburn. Do take extreme care not to
Report an accident immediately to your over-expose yourself or your children Security
smoke outside the villa. Please do not
Villa Representative, who will attend the (particularly young babies), especially Please store valuables in the safe provided
leave cigarette stubs in the garden.
villa. Any fault with the pool or its during the first few days. We suggest you including vital documents and airline
Swimming pool equipment will be inspected and stay under shade except for about 15 tickets. If you do not use the safe provided
Whilst the swimming pool is an essential immediate action taken to correct the minutes in the early morning or late you may invalidate any insurance claim
part of the pleasure of holidaying for many problem. If, in the opinion of the Villa afternoon on the first day, gradually that you may have.
people, if misused it can be dangerous: Representative the pool must be closed increasing the time as your skin becomes Most villas have an alarm and nightlight.
n Make sure you know the depths of the for your safety until a repair is facilitated accustomed to the sun. Even then be sure Ensure the alarm is switched on when
pool. as quickly as possible, you will be to use a suntan preparation of the correct you leave the villa and if practical at night
instructed in writing to cease using the factor for your skin and apply it liberally at when you are in the villa.
n Please observe our strict no diving
pool and our liability shall not exceed 33% regular intervals, particularly after Additionally make sure all doors/windows
of the villa rental portion of the holiday. swimming. Children should wear are closed/locked if you leave the villa or
n Do not run around the pool side - sun-hats and their shoulders should be
Pool Heating are around the pool.
especially children with wet feet. covered as much as possible. We strongly
Many of our swimming pools have been
n Do not go out of your depth unless you fitted with a Pool Heat Pump, making the recommend the use of good quality,
are a good swimmer. pool 3°C to 5°C warmer at 1pm during the waterproof sun creams especially when in
n Do not swim if you cannot see the day than a non-heated pool under normal and out of the pool or down at the beach.
bottom. If this is the case contact your circumstances. This provides the pool with Beaches
Villa Representative as soon as a beneficial warming, but does not make it Please be aware of the local safety
possible. Bad weather, thunder a “hot” pool. Villa Plus cannot be precautions when you visit the beaches. At
storms and/or excess suntan oil responsible for any non-operational time, all times, for your own safety, comply with
(especially the non waterproof types), out of our control. the suggestions of the local lifeguards,
Places to visit
Festivals and Events
Places to vis Festivals & E
North Coast procession
Jardins de Alfabia. These gardens with d Friday. The
Formentor. A beautiful beach with golden lily ponds, bamboo groves and citrus trees March/April g). Held in Po
llensa on Goo
(The Lowerin ll down the 36
sand and lovely views. 25 minute drive are set near the entrance to the Soller Davallament scends the Calvary hi
e of Jesus de
from Puerto Pollensa or you can take the Tunnel and are an example of Arab with the imag
boat from the marina. landscaping with features dating back May/June d Christians m
of May. Moors an
from the 15th century. ajo. Beginning
Mal Pas. Little sandy bay, excellent water Fiesta de Trab wn and
and breathtaking views. Near the old town Lluch Monastery. Stands 400 metres nearly every to
in Soller. ivity is celebrated in colourful
of Alcudia. above sea level in the midst of high June. This fest . Particularly
Corp us Christi. Mid essions and other activities
lorca with proc los’.
Colonia de Sant Pere. Located in the little mountains. Founded in the 12th century
village of Mal d ‘Sant Joan Pe
of Les Aguiles’ an
fishing village in Sant Colonia Pere (past pilgrims and tourists come to pay ith the dances
in Pollensa w
Ca’n Picafort). Flat beach with good sand homage, especially on Sundays at 11am to the
on a shallow sloping bay. before the daily concerts by Els Blauets July/August and Puerto Po
. In Pollensa
Cala Mesquida. Situated in the North East choir. Music Festival
Palma. Capital of the Balearic Islands. end of July. agoing proces
coast, a windsurfer’s delight. to end July. Se ’ with the
Carmen. Mid cudia. ‘Colcada
South Coast Offers an abundance of shops, museums, La Virgen del d of July in Al
the en costume.
galleries, squares, churches, bars and Jaume. Mid to ng traditional
Es Trenc and Sa Rapita. Es Trenc is Fiesta de Sant ets on ho rseback weari
restaurants. A beautiful and fascinating rough the stre lminating in a
reputably the best beach on the island ‘Caixers’ go th 20 (approx) cu
city with lots of interesting sights to see la San Vicent
4 km of beach backed by sand dunes. Fiestas in Ca k
such as Bellver Castle and the Gothic lay. August. A wee
Nearby the beautiful quieter beaches of fireworks disp e beginning of
Cathedral. the en d of July to th
Sa Rapita and Ses Coves. These three llensa. From
Fiestas in Po .
beaches are signposted from Llucmajor The Caves of Drach. The most famous ncerts and exhibitions in Pollensa.
of dancing, co ing of August
and Campos and are approximately 40 tourist attraction on Mallorca, also known e Ch ristians beginn dia where
Moors and th pprox.) In Alcu
as the Dragon Caves. There are three Battle of the . August 24 (a s
minutes drive from Palma. e Lanterns Mallorcan song
of the Chines reets and sing
Cala Mondrago. A little beautiful cove chambers inside where visitors can take The festivity through the st
of the town go
5 miles south of Cala D’or, amidst a a boat ride, accompanied by the sound of the youngest e of melons.
national park. You can park at the top and musicians playing classical music and see carr ying Chinese
ctober ate the
beautiful limestone formations including a commemor
walk down to the sandy beach. September/O ns and villa ges of Mallorc es I
stalagmites and stalactites. a. All the tow ta de Franques
Dia de Mallorc spect the Car r jurisdiction
Hams Caves. Near the fishing village of King Jaume II in 1276 to re sis fo
oath made by became the ba
allorca which d by King
Porto Cristo. Discover the Venetian Lake e Kingdom of M 29 the Cat alan troops le
Privilegis of th date, but in 12
and stalactite formations. On the same
in the country. nta Ponsa. ricultural,
S’Albufera de Mallorca. Between Port mbarked in Sa in October. Ag
Jaume 1 dise o first weekend
Butifarr weekend carn
d’Alcudia and Ca’n Picafort. The largest and Festa des turday of the
wetland region in the Balearics. Fira d’Alcudia On the first Sa
d trade fair.
Extraordinary place for observing bird life. art and craft an
figures take to
see resort sec
For more beaches please
There are over 18 excellent golf courses to choose from dotted all Golf Santa Ponsa I. A very interesting Marriotts East Course. With five lakes
over the island and you can even play a different course for every day course and in past years has been the strategically placed to upset all golfers
venue for the Balearic Open. Address: this course is suitable for beginners and a
of your holiday. Here’s a taster of some of the golf courses.
07180 Santa Ponsa, Mallorca. Tel: +34 challenge for the more experienced golfer.
Alcudia Golf de Andratx. Tel +34 971 23 62 80. 971 69 02 11. Website www.habitatgolf.es. Marriotts West Course is laid in
Golf Alcanada. Tel +34 971 22 09 66. www. www.golfdeandratx.com. West of Palma Email firstname.lastname@example.org. 18 holes, Par spectacular surroundings with the
golf-alcanada.com. Just outside Alcudia, on the C710 between Andratx and 72. On the C719 between Palma and ‘Randa’ Mountains in the background.
off the main Alcudia to Arta road C712 Banyalbufar 18 holes, medium to difficult Andratx, about 15 minutes drive from Address: 07620 Llucmajor, Mallorca. Tel:
and follow signs. 18 holes, marvellous course, breathtaking views. Palma. There is also Golf Santa Ponsa II +34 971 12 92 00 email mhrs.pmigs.golf.
views of the island of Alameda and the and III. One has 18 holes and one course email@example.com. Both courses
Golf Park Puntiro is a Jack Nicklaus
mountains of the Sierra de Levante in the has 9 holes. 18 holes, Par 72. Location: on the main
designed course just outside Palma,
background. The course is spread out over Palma to Llucmajor road.
off the Camino de Vell de Sineu road. A Golf Son Termes, Bunyola. Tel +34 971 61
the hillside. course that golfers always enjoy. 18 holes, 78 62. www.golfsontermens.com. Between Pollensa
Arta Par 71. Address: Ctra. De Sineu, km 10, Palma and Soller. 18 holes, surrounded by Golf Pollensa. Tel: +34 971 53 32 16.
Golf Capdepera. Located in the Northeast 07198, Palma de Mallorca. Tel 00 34 971 mountains and tree-clad slopes. Spread Address: 07460 Pollensa, Mallorca
region a few kilometres from Arta, set in 603851. www.golfparkmallorca.com. over the hillside the course ranges from Website: www.golfpollensa.com. For golf
an impressive valley surrounded by undulations to depressions of medium bookings - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golf Son Muntaner. The only golf course
mountains. Address: 07570 Arta, Mallorca difficulty which require precision to keep 9 holes, Par 35 Location: On the main
in Europe that holds two environmentally
Tel: +34 971 81 85 00. For golf bookings the ball on the fairway. Palma to Pollensa road.
friendly certificates and is surrounded
Email:email@example.com by majestic vegetation. Address: 07013 Golf Son Vida. This enjoyable course has Son Servera
www.golfcapdepera.com. 18 holes, Par 72. Palma de Mallorca. Tel: +34 971 78 30 30 superb views of the Sierra Tramuntana Golf Pula. One of the longest and most
Cala D’or email firstname.lastname@example.org. www. and Palma Bay. Address: 07013 Palma de demanding courses in Mallorca, just
Vall D’Or, situated in the municipality golfsonmuntaner.com. 18 holes, Par 71. Mallorca Tel: +34 971 79 12 10 email info@ outside the town of Son Servera. Address:
of Felanitx 4½ miles from Cala D’or and Location: on the Palma to Son Vida road. sonvidagolf.com www.sonvidagolf.com. 18 07550 Son Servera, Mallorca. Tel: +34
offers a friendly welcome. Address: 07669 holes, Par 71. Location: on the Palma to 971 81 70 34. www.pulagolf.com. For golf
Son Quint. The course is in the style of its
S’Horta, Mallorca.Tel: +34 971 83 70 01 Son Vida road. bookings email@example.com.
neighbours at Son Vida and Son Muntaner
For golf bookings - E-mail valldorgolf@ completing the Arabella Golf & Spa Poniente. Throughout the course you can
valldorgolf.com. Website: www.valldorgolf. Resort, the biggest golf resort in Spain enjoy magnificent views of the mountains.
com. 18 holes, Par 71. Location: on the and one of the biggest in Southern Europe Located in the tourist area of Calvia, just 1
Porto Colom to Porto Cristo road. with 63 holes. Son Quint is a new course, km from Magalluf and 12 km from Palma,
Palma area 9 holes, Par 3. Tel 971 783 039. on the Magalluf to El Toro road. 18 holes,
Canyamel Tel +34 971 84 13 13. www. Email www.sonquintgolf.com. Par 72. Address: 07182 Magalluf, Mal-
canyamelgolf.com. On the main road lorca. Tel: +34 971 13 01 48 email golf@
Golf Real de Bendinat. Tel +34 971 40 52
between Arta and Cuevas de Arta. 18 ponientegolf.com. www.ponientegolf.com.
00. www.realbendinat.com. On the main
holes, challenging greens and varied Palma to Andratx road. 18 holes,
fairways, considered one of the most combination of flat areas and slopes, ideal
difficult on the island. for amateurs and experienced golfers.
Children’s Activ Shopping
Aqualand, Magalluf. Enjoy attractions like Marineland, Calvia. Marine-life fun for all Palma is the place to go for anyone that enjoys shopping at its best.
the Kamikaze, slides and Adventure River the family. The Bottlenose Dolphins and There are a huge variety of shops within the city with prices to suit
or recharge batteries in the circular wave Sea lion shows are famous worldwide.
pool. The little ones can have fun in the Attractions include sharks and tropical
children’s park. fish aquarium, a parrot show, sea Avenida Jaime III. This avenue is the most Porto Pi – A shopping centre under one
Auto-Safari, Cala Millor. Mallorca’s only elephant spectacle, penguins and well-known shopping area in Palma with roof, at the far end of the Paseo.
zoo. Drive through open countryside and flamingos, miniature train, ball park, its up-market shops and designer names.
see giraffes, zebra, flamingos, deer and beach cafeteria, picnic area and much ‘El Corte Ingles’ is situated at one end and
monkeys. There’s a ‘baby zoo’ with more. sells everything you can think of.
elephants, crocodiles and various young La Reserva, Puigpunyent. This adventure Via Sindicato, Palma. An abundance of
animals. Explore the grounds on the park is situated at the foot of the boutiques and other shops.
mini-train. mountain ‘Galatzo’ one of the most
Plaza Mayor – Large marble square
Go Karting, Alcudia. Race around the famous mountains of the island. Apart
within the Via Sindicato. A variety of shops
track pretending to be Lewis Hamilton from plants, La Reserva accommodates
and cafes with a bustling Bohemian
or Jensen Button. Fun for children and bears, ostriches, donkeys, goats and
adults too at Karting Bellevue in Alcudia. peacocks in a landscape of caves and
Hydropark, Alcudia. A variety of flumes,
slides and pools for all ages including Maritimo in Palma. Bowling, amusement Markets
kamikaze slides, a wave pool, euro arcades and food restaurants. Inca holds the biggest market on Thursdays and the most traditional
bungee, mini go-karts and mini in Sineu on Wednesdays (agricultural and live stock). Lace, leather,
motor boats. Features a 54 hole crazy golf ceramics and carvings are good buys at most markets
course. The kids will never get bored.
Markets in Palma Monday to Saturday
Placa del Olivar – local and imported produce
Moll de Pescadores – Llotja del Peix – fish market (06:00)
Placa Mayor – Mercat artisdan – craft market (10:00-14:00)
Placa Oliver – Palma main market-Food market (07:00-14:00)
Markets outside Palma
Monday – Calvia
Tuesday & Sunday – Alcudia
Wednesday – Puerto Pollensa
Thursday – Inca
Friday – Pont d’Inca
Saturday – Soller, Palma
Sunday – Alcudia, Felantx, Pollensa, Valldemossa
You will find a wide choice of restaurants serving fantastic A bustling resort with the longest beach in Mallorca. Fine sands are
international cuisine as well as Spanish cuisine which is largely lapped by the clear blue sea; there are shops to browse;
based on pork, fish and vegetables with generous use of garlic and entertainment; a chic marina and an old town which oozes history.
olive oil. The usual fast food restaurants are also great for a quick Many of the ancient mansions have been converted into cafes and tapas bars. Sights
and easy option. Seek out tapas bars and have a taster of to see include the amphitheatre, the Oratori de Santa Anna, one of Mallorca’s oldest
Mallorquin food. churches and Ciutat Roma de Pollentia where Roman houses can be seen, just outside
the Medieval walls. Take a trip on a glass bottomed boat from the quayside in the Port
of Alcudia to Formentor beach
Some popular tapas:
Aceitunas – olives Beaches Located in the Port. Serves excellent
An enormous beach means you’ll find Mallorquin dishes, tapas, meat and fish
Albondigas – meat balls in sauce
somewhere to soak up the sun. The dishes.
Ali oli – garlic mayonnaise
shallow waters are perfect for children to Restaurant S’Anfora. Ctra Alcudia to Arta.
Calamares a la romana – deep fried squid rings play in. Popular with kite-flyers and Tel 971 891 726. Situated at the beach end
Chanquetes – tiny fish, deep fried kite-surfers too, Alcudia beach offers of Av Pedro Mas y Reus. Specialises in
Gambas - prawns scenic sunbathing and there are parasols, Paellas and tapas.
sun loungers and pedaloes for hire. Menta. Alcudia’s biggest and most popu-
Tortilla Espanola – potato/onion omelette
Shopping lar nightclub. Mixture of Spanish and up to
An abundance of boutiques, shoe shops, date international dance music. You’ll find
Seafood and fish: it in Avinguda d’Argentina.
clothes shops and craft shops are
Acalla/Bacalao – dried and salted cod throughout the Port of Alcudia. The Bells disco. Popular with the locals,
Cloises – clams Avenida Pedro Mas y Reus offers a especially at the weekends.
Caracoles – snails selection of touristy shops for souvenirs Water Sports
or gifts. For food shopping there is Eroski Many water sports facilities are available
Llagosta/Langosta – lobster including sailing, diving and windsurfing.
in Avenida Tucan and Eroski/SYP in Ctra
Pez Espada – swordfish Arta, Alcudia. The nearest market to Scuba diving – Oceano Sub based at Club
Rape – monkfish Puerto Alcudia is in the square and the Nautico, Cocdrillo at Mal Pas, Alcudia. Tel
streets of Alcudia Old Town held on 971 545 517 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Typical Mallorquin Dishes: Tuesday and Sunday. There is also a Lidl Tennis
store. Alcudia Municipal Swimming Pool &
Escaldum – chicken and potato stew in almond sauce Sports Centre. Tel 971 897 765. Indoor
Lechona – roast suckling pig Dining & Nights Out heated pool, fitness room, tennis courts.
Bogavante. Tel 971 547 364. Located in
Lomo con col – spicy fillet of pork in cabbage leaves Club de Tenis las Palmeras. Ctra Arta,
the Port. Seafood restaurant opposite the
Pa amb oli – local bread drizzled with oil, topped with tomato s/n Tel 971 891 423.
fisherman’s pier with delightful views of
Conill Conejo (all i oli) rabbit with garlic mayonnaise
Ranxo Ses Roques. Tel 971 892 809.
Sa Plaça. Tel 971 546 278. In the centre of Located in Avenida Francia. Enjoy a ride
the Old Town. Specializes in Mallorquin in the mountain. Excursions for 1 or 2 hrs
cuisine and tapas. with horses especially for children.
Bodega d’es Port. Tel 971 549 633. Beginners and experienced riders.
Cala San Vicente
Cala D’or Cala san Vic
The chic resort of Cala D’or lies on the South East coast and is one of A relatively tranquil resort approached through pine forests offering
the largest tourist towns in Mallorca. dramatic scenery.
The pedestrianised centre has a wealth of stylish shops and pretty pavement cafes Once a peaceful fishing village, Cala san Vicente has managed to retain its relaxing and
while a pretty marina harbours some of the most prestigious yachts you will ever see sleepy atmosphere and has several small restaurants which offer a variety of dining
with some excellent sea food restaurants that overlook this area. Take a ride into town experiences and even a couple of bars. Some of the restaurants and bars do not open
on the tourist mini train or discover more of the coast with a boat trip. until late April/early May. Visit the Prehistoric Caves in the Los Encinares area of
Cala san Vicente (on the right hand side as you drive in). These funeral caves are from
Beaches La Mirage. Situated at the harbour of Cala the Mediterranean Bronze Age and believed to be about 3,500 years old.
This exclusive resort has seven, fine sandy D’or. Port Petit,
coves and beaches. The largest of these Sound Republic disco appeals to Beaches Niu. Tel 971 530 100. Cala Barques bay,
is the pine-clad cove of Cala Gran close to youngsters with chart and house music. Cala san Vicente has four small beaches: take the steps down from the main road.
the bustling resort. Near to Cala Gran is The Cotton Club and Farah’s are also Cala Barques, Cala Clara, Cala Molins and Part of the Hotel Niu. Spectacular views.
Cala D’or itself, a pine-fringed cove with popular nightclubs located in Cala D’or. Cala Carbo, protected by rugged cliffs. Menu includes fresh fish and paellas.
a small but bustling beach. Sun loungers, The beautiful clear waters are ideal for Cafeteria/Bar Windsurf. Tel 971 534 064.
parasols and pedalos can be hired at both Water Sports snorkelling when the sea is calm. The first Cala Clara S/N. Varied menu and snacks.
of these beaches and also at nearby Cala Diving School Porto Petro. Tel 971 659 bay is a sandy bay with restaurants and
Mondrago. 846. Offers different courses and sun loungers. Mini Golf
equipment. Fun mini-golf 18 holes located on the
Shopping Abyss. Tel 971 657 564. For scuba diving. Shopping Avenida Temporal. Tel 971 534 405.
The main shopping street, Avinguda There are a couple of mini markets within
Windsurf Centre. Tel 616 893 001 Walking
Tagomago is filled with chic boutiques and the resort. Spar is located opposite the
Tennis Don Pedro Hotel and there is 50 minutes walk from Cala san Vicente to
leather shops and shoe shops. Souvenir
Club Hipico. Tel 971 657 336. Near to Cala Supermarket Gabriel Calle Temporal. The Puerto Pollensa. Start from the Cala to
shops sell a wide variety of local crafts
D’or harbour has courts, racquets and closest large supermarket is Eroski/SYP the Port. There are two well-signed
from traditional pottery to olive wood
balls for hire. Must pre-book. on the main road from Pollensa to the footpaths skirting Cala Molins towards
carvings. The biggest supermarket is
Port and is open from Mon-Sat 9.30-2100 Cala Carbo, then go right towards Hostal
Eroski/Spy and the Sunday morning flea Horse Riding Los Pinos. It is shorter but steeper and
market at Felanitx is great to haggle for and Sun 9.30-1400.
Rancho Jaume. Tel 971 657 977. takes you over the mountain. The path on
the best bargains.
Cycling Dining & Nights Out the left is longer but smoother and paved.
Dining & Nights Out Moto Sprint Renta Bike. Cala Patro Restaurant. Tel 971 533 899.
Tel 971 659 007. Cala Barques Bay, take the steps down to
Botavara, Porta Cari 17, Cala D’or. Tel
the first bay. Small restaurant with shady
971 658 035. On the opposite side of the
outside terrace – paellas and fish soups,
marina from Port Petit, specialties include
fresh fish and shell fish. Popular with the
fresh fish, shellfish and good paellas.
Port Petit. Tel +34 971 643 039. Situated in
Ca’n Modesto. Tel 971 533 849. Well
the marina, famous for its creative
known amongst the locals for its grilled
La Marina, Avda Sa Marina 35. Tel 971 658
Bar Mallorca. Tel 971 534 603. Cala
117. Located in Cala Egos. Spanish and
Molins (bottom bay). Grilled sardines, Pa
amb oli etc.
Pollensa Puerto Pollen
Pollensa is one of the most beautiful parts of Mallorca, situated in the Mallorca’s most popular holiday resort, Puerto Pollensa lies on a bay
North Eastern corner. The roman bridge over the Torrent de San Jordi sheltered by the impressive Tramuntana Mountains.
on the northern edge of the town is a reminder of Pollensa’s Roman A picturesque setting with its sandy beach, marina and beautiful scenery, Puerto
origins. Pollensa has a host of cafes, restaurants and shops along the promenade, in its narrow
Meander through the maze of narrow cobbled streets and stumble across art galleries streets and around the attractive yachting marina. Walks around the marina on a warm,
and handicraft shops. The major square, the ‘Placa Major’ accommodates laid-back balmy evening are a simple pleasure or the ‘Pine Walk’ makes a magical stroll where
cafes for lazy drinks and tapas. Attempt the 365 steps of the El Calvari to the tiny 18th you can hear the waves lap against the shore and see fishing boats moored alongside
century chapel and be rewarded with wonderful views across the Pollensa countryside. luxury yachts. Discover some of the walks to nearby beaches and coves.
Several interesting historical monuments can be seen and the cloisters of the convent
Beaches Tiberi,Calle Mitjorn. Tel 971 866 195. Off
are the venue for the classical music festival.
A long beach stretching nearly all the the main square in Puerto Pollensa.
Shopping Tennis & Gym way to Port d’Alcudia. The popular beach Informal atmosphere wide range of local
For food shopping there is Eroski/SYP Aparthotel Duva (Habitat roundabout) is sandy and gently sloping with many and international dishes.
in Pollensa on the Puerto Pollensa road Puerto Pollensa. Tel 971 868 132. excellent water sports available. Can get Los Faroles, Paseo Saralegui 46. Tel 971
and Aldi in Pollensa Old Town, Calle S. crowded although a quieter spot can be 866 465. Opposite the car park in the Port.
Domingo. The colourful market takes found along the Puerto Pollensa road Fresh fish and varied Mallorcan cuisine.
place on Sundays around 0800 – 1300 and towards Port d’Alcudia.
La Piazza, Placa Miquel Capllongh. Tel
offers household goods, fruit, vegetables, 971 867 001. In the market square, Puerto
cheese, meats, flowers and craft goods. Shopping
Pollensa. Well priced pizzas.
There are an abundance of boutiques,
Dining & Nights Out shoe shops and craft shops throughout Ivy Garden, Calle Llevant 14, Puerto
the Port. Local supermarkets include Pollensa. Tel 971 534 068 In a courtyard
St Malo. Calle Cecili Metel, 48, Pollensa.
Eroski in Puerto Pollensa 0900-2100 (Mon setting, good atmosphere, international
Tel: 971 531 950. Great menus of the day
to Sat) 0930-1430 (Sun) and Eroski/SYP in menu.
and evening menus. Good service and
atmosphere. Puerto Pollensa, Calle Juan XX111
0930-2130 (Mon-Sat) 0930-1400 (Sun).
Balaixa, Carretera Pollensa. Tel 971 530
659. Nouveau cuisine tends to be
Dining & Nights Out
expensive. Closed on Monday.
Stay, C/Moll Nou, Puerto Pollensa.
La Fonda. Tel 971 534 751. Situated in Tel 971 864 013. In an attractive
Pollensa old town near the square. setting by the Marina with an outside
Traditional Mallorcan food and reasonably terrace. Fish is a speciality. Great if
priced. you are looking for something a little
Bar Nou, C/Antoni Maura, 13, Pollensa in special.
the old town. Extensive menu of typical El Posito, Llebeig, 8. Tel 971 865 413.
Mallorcan dishes. Situated behind the church square.
Authentic Mallorcan food and one of
the best value restaurants in the Port.
Known for its fresh fish from the bay,
paellas, mussels and variety of tapas.
Water Sports Gym Language
A wide choice of water sports are available Club Duva. Tel 971 868 132 ext 400. Gym, Spanish
for all the family to enjoy and numerous swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, Turkish Currency
private companies charter sailing boats bath and lots more to enjoy. Euro
and motor yachts. A valid boating license
is usually required or some offer the Cycling International dialling code
What better way to explore the beautiful +34
service of a ‘skipper’.
areas in the north than a leisurely cycle Emergency Services
Robinson Boat Excursions. Tel 639 332
ride. Bicycles can be rented by the day or 112
236. Relax on a day cruise around the
just half a day.
north coast where you can dive, fish and Time
eat on board. Multi-Hire. Calle Mendez, Nunez 23. Tel Central European Time - If you are travelling from the UK then you
971 864 080 must put your watch forward 1 hour.
Sail and Surf at La Gola beach, Puerto
Pollensa. Tel 971 865 346. Boats for PRO Cycle Hire, Temple Fielding 3. Tel 971
hire including Lasers, Hobbie Cats and 866 857
220 AC - travellers from the UK will need a two-pin plug adaptor.
Keelboats. Sail and surf hire and tuition. Rent March, Carrer Joan XXIII, 89 Puerto
Opening Hours for Shops
Scuba Pollentia, Calle Vicente Buades Pollensa. Tel 971 864 784
Most large shopping centres and department stores will stay open from 10:00 - 22:00
23, Puerto Pollensa. Equipment hire and while smaller shops will generally run from 09:00 - 14:00 and then from 17:00 - 20:00.
Aparthotel Duva (Habitat roundabout)
Puerto Pollensa. Tel 971 868 132 ext.400
The Bar Bonanza, situated near to the Illa
D’Or hotel has courts, racquets and balls
for hire which must be pre-booked at the
Hipica Formentor. Tel 609 826 703.
Horse riding for beginners and advanced.
Choose from one or two hour rides to
an all day picnic or a cowboy night full
of fun for all the family.
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