Introducing Holidays to Estallencs
Known as one of Majorca’s most picturesque places, there’s nowhere quite like Estallencs to experience Majorca’s old world charm. Located on the northwest of the island, the little village is just 25 miles away from the island’s capital of Palma – making it a great choice for those seeking a romantic retreat, while still being a stone’s throw from plenty of action and adventure.
Sitting at the foot of the Tramuntana mountain range, there are gorgeous views to be found on your Estallencs holiday too. Enjoy the blissful breeze along the beach, marvel at the villages’ sun-soaked setting or meander through the winding streets that immerse you perfectly in the culture of this traditional Majorcan hotspot. Whether you’re seeking gorgeous cuisine, long lengthy walks or a chance to kick back and really relax – you’re sure to make plenty of memories on your getaway to Estallencs.
Wine and Dine in Estallencs
There might only be a handful of bars to experience on your holidays to Estallencs, but there is plenty of glorious cuisine to savour. Due to its seaside location, it’s no surprise that freshly caught fish features highly on the menu. Sit back and relax at a restaurant on the harbour as you watch the small traditional fishing boats go in and out. Life is laid-back here, and you’re likely to come across several family-run restaurants serving up the catch of the day.
It’s not worth visiting Estallencs without sampling authentic Mallorcan cuisine and there are numerous places to try the local dishes. Quiet streets make way for small restaurants offering everything from grilled sardines and rice, to the delicious Spanish sausage dish of sobrassada. The dessert choice is likely to be a selection of local cheeses designed to linger on the taste buds long after you’ve left.
While holidays to Estallencs are likely to be quiet and unassuming, there are some notable things to do on your getaway. Top of your list should be to take a leisurely stroll through the village, where you’ll encounter striking architecture reminiscent of Majorca’s past.
Retaining its old world charm, you can make your way past red tiled roofs and ornate fountains as well as rambling pathways. Keep your eyes peeled for old sea defence posts or towers – these historic sites date back to the middle ages, when the village was renowned for its pirate activity.
If you’re in the mood for a bracing walk, you’re in the right place. The village is a good starting point for a lengthy hike – especially if you’ve packed a pair of good walking boots and a decent camera. Look out for established routes that take you up through the Tramuntana mountain range, taking in the beautiful views as you climb. In addition, there are also numerous seaside strolls if you fancy something a little less exertive.