At Portals Hills Boutique Hotel in Mallorca we want you to have just the most perfect holiday in the Mediterranean, an experience which will always put you in a good mood, when you look back on it. But we know that it’s hard sometimes to plan the perfect holiday, consulting travel guides, reading endless online reviews and ending up even more confused than you were before. That’s why we offer some really exceptional services which result in unbeatable experiences like a luxury spa, a fine-dining restaurant, a fantastic pool area with a pool bar and lounge and last but not least our astonishing yacht rental moored in Puerto Portals, one of the most eye catching marinas on the island. However, we know that’s sometimes our guests can have a thirst for adventure, that’s why we already explained to you what to do in Portals Nous and recommended to you some of the best luxury activities in Mallorca.
In this blog article we want to present to you some more great experiences to enjoy in Mallorca and explain to you some of the curiosities of this island, so you can turn into a real Mallorca expert to make the most of an unforgettable stay with the best services at our luxury hotel in Portals Nous.
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Take a cruise and discover the port of Palma, which is an international model for repairing boats and ships, and offers an incomparable panorama of the Cathedral of Palma.
If you’re a bit of an adventurer or simply a nature lover and you want to enjoy the most breath taking views, the stunning mountains and the dazzling sea all at once, Mallorca is your perfect destination, because it offers gorgeous hiking trails along the Tramuntana mountains.
The best seasons are spring and autumn, when temperatures are mild, and the chance of rain is low.
And what better way to end a day of hiking than in our hotel? Maybe as well with a restoring massage off of our professional therapists? The choice is yours!
They say, “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”, but what about pearls? Mallorca is famous for its handmade pearls, the first company to produce this type of jewellery was Majorica in Manacor established in 1897. And they are not only the perfect souvenir for yourself, but also a great gift for your loved ones at home.
One of the most extraordinary experiences to have in Mallorca is a ride on the wooden railway Ferrocarril de Sóller, which has been running between Palma and Sóller since 1912. On its 27 km long journey past numerous orange, lemon and almond trees, it passes 13 tunnels and a 52 metre long viaduct.
The “Atalayas” you can find everywhere along the Mallorcan coast and they are part of a warning system against pirate attacks from the 16th century; when the enemy was spotted the towers were set on fire and would smoke and the signal was passed on along the whole island. Thanks to these towers, the Mallorcans were able to defeat several attacks.