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                                                                                                                      A little more ab                       05
                                                                                                                                      vice Centre
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    welcome
                                                                                                                                                         06 - 07
                                                                                                                      Before you go                           08
                                                                                                                                              your villa
                                                                                                                       Get ting to and from                    09



       Mallorca
                                                                                                                                        el Insurance
                                                                                                                       Villa Plus Trav                    10 - 11


    to
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                                                                                                                        About your vill                   12 - 13
                                                                                                                                          ety
                                                                                       Cala San Vicente                 Health and Saf                          14
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                                                     cover - fabulo                                                          ces to visit
                    rs a wealth     of sites to dis                          ry.                                        Pla                                     15
    Mallorca offe                                             unning scene                                                                Events
                                       ular  resorts and st                                                              Festivals and                     16 - 17
                    int coves, pop                              al villages.
    beaches, qua                                tiful tradition                                   Puerto Pollensa        Golf
                     d and     discover beau                                                                                                                     18
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                                                                                                                          Child ren’s Activitie
                                            museums an
                                                             d an                                   Alcudia                                                      19
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Welcome




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About your holiday




                                                                                                                                                                                     About your holiday
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                           uropean He alth Insurance (EHIC) allows you to                                 Dangerous go security policy of the airline you’re
                         E                              nce Card                                                              the
                                         Health Insura                         Economic Area              Please refer to
                         The European                         in all European
                                        provid ed healthcare                    or sometimes              travelling with
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                         access state-                           a reduced cost
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                             Money                                      ely accepted,                                                    are completel
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                              Towels                                     s, you’ll   need to bring
                                                       ided in the villa
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                                                           els with you.
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                                                          villa                                                                                        rance
                                             nd from your
Getting to and from your villa




                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Villa Plus Travel Insurance
                                 Getting to a                                                                                    Villa Plus Travel Insu
                                 Villa Plus transfer from airport               Leaving your villa                               Villa Plus holiday insurance is provided by Union Reiseversicherung AG. If you’ve
                                 If you booked a Villa Plus transfer then,      Please vacate your villa by 10am. The            taken this out there is a 24 hour medical emergency assistance facilities service who
                                 in general, you’ll see your driver in the      maid could arrive as early as 8am.               you can call directly on +44 (0) 845 658 4584. Remember to have the following
                                 arrivals hall with a Villa Plus sign with                                                       information to hand:
                                 your name and the name of the villa.           Flight delays
                                                                                EU legislation entitles passengers to            n	 A contact telephone number
                                 Please refer to the itinerary in your travel
                                 pack for more information.                     compensation from the airline if there is        n	 Name and age of patient
                                                                                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
                                                                                                                                 n	 The medical problem
                                 If you’ve booked a car through Villa Plus      the responsibility of the airline and will not
                                 then please refer to your itinerary and car    entitle you to a refund of the price of your     n	 Your premium receipt number and details of booked travel arrangements
                                 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.
                                                                                Lost luggage
                                 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
                                                                                area.
                                 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.

                                                                                Villa keys
                                                                                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 Villa




                                                                                                                                                                      About Your Villa
                               illa
                   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
                                                                      Internet
                                                                                                                       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
                                                                      Air Conditioning
                   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
                                                                      implements.

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Health and Safety




                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Health and Safety
                                 fety
                    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
                                                                      raised edges.
                    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
                                                                      area.
                    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
                       policy.
                                                                   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,
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Places to visit




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Festivals and Events
                               it
                  Places to vis                                                                                Festivals & E
                                                                                                                            vents
                  Beaches                                       Attractions
                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                5 steps.
                                                                                                                                (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
                                                                                                                                                                                                ock battle
                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                           the beginning
                  on a shallow sloping bay.                     before the daily concerts by Els Blauets          July/August                          and Puerto Po
                                                                                                                                                                           llensa. From
                                                                                                                                      . In Pollensa
                  Cala Mesquida. Situated in the North East     choir.                                            Music Festival
                                                                                                                                                                                             sions.
                                                                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
                                                                                                                                                                                                     fantastic
                  reputably the best beach on the island                                                            ‘Caixers’ go th                              20 (approx) cu
                                                                                                                                                       e, July
                                                                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.
                                                                                                                                               lanterns mad
                  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
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ival
                                                                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
                                                                                                                                               the streets.
                                                                                                                           figures take to
                                                        tions.
                                          see resort sec
                  For more beaches please
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Golf Courses




                                                                                                                                                                                                         Golf Courses
               Golf Courses
               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 golf1@habitatgolf.es. 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        reservations@marriott.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: rec@golfpollensa.com.
                                                            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:info@golfcapdepera.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 info@golfsonmuntaner.com. 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 reserva@pulagolf.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.



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Children’s Activities




                                                                                                                                                                                                            Shopping
                                        ities
                        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.
                                                                                                                   all budgets.
                        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
                                                                                                                   atmosphere.
                        adults too at Karting Bellevue in Alcudia.   peacocks in a landscape of caves and
                                                                     waterfalls.
                        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




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Food




                                                                                                                                                                           Alcudia
       Food                                                                    Alcudia
       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 info@oceanosub.com.

       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
                                                                               the harbour.
                                                                                                                             Horse Riding
       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.
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Cala D’or




                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cala San Vicente
                                                                                                                     ente
            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.
                                                                                                        locals.
            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
            Mediterranean cuisine.
                                                                                                        meats.
            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
            German cuisine.
                                                                                                        amb oli etc.
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Pollenca




                                                                                                                                                                                                  Puerto Pollensa
                                                                                                                    sa
           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.

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Puerto Pollensa




                                                                                                                                                                                                      Useful Information
                                                                                                                           tion
                                                                                                             Useful Informa
                  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
                                                                                                             Electricity
                  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.
                  courses.

                  Tennis
                  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
                  bar.

                  Horse Riding
                  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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