Every summer, a couple of hours before sunset, Ms. Graves told me, her grandfather gathered family, friends and local people to this Greek-style amphitheater on the outskirts of Deià , a village on the northern coast of Majorca , the Spanish island, and.
To celebrate our golden wedding anniversary in October, my husband and I would like to return to Mallorca , where we spent our honeymoon. Can you recommend somewhere luxurious, with lovely views, to revive our special memories of the island? We want .
The hotel is a luxury hideaway situated on its own peninsula: stroll across the drawbridge into a fairy-tale Mediterranean courtyard, take a dip in a pool carved into the ramparts, or lodge within former surveillance points in the new Sentinels, cut.
I am standing outside Ca n'Alluny – the Far House, erstwhile home for almost 50 years of English poet Robert Graves, in Deià , a village in the rugged north-west of Mallorca . It was in 1929 that Graves was encouraged to decamp here on the advice of .
The grandiose 'Nefertiti Hotel ' where we first meet Jonathan Pine holding his post as night manager in episode one is not actually in Cairo – or Egypt – at all, but is in fact filmed in the opulent Es Saadi Gardens & Resort in the Hivemage area of.
The marinas hum with superyachts and there are fancy new hotels such as the five-star Hotel Sant Francesc, which opened last year in Palma , the capital city. Already ahead of mainland ... “Brexit hasn't slowed the demand from British buyers; on the.
Holiday homes in Palma , the Majorcan capital, might have been banned from this summer onwards, if the incoming mayor had his way. Antoni Noguera, currently the city's second in command, had said that he will attempt to impose harsh restrictions on .
Situated in a romantic location at the entrance to the village of Deia , on the north-west coast of Majorca , Es Molí boasts panoramic views over the beautiful hillside town and the Balearic sea. The local town is a 10-minute walk along the road, or take.
But it feels bigger than this, its image splendidly inflated by the majestic enormity of La Seu (surely Spain's most beautiful cathedral), the elegant avenues of La Rambla and Passeig del Born, the colonnaded square of Placa Major (not as expansive as.
On the far side of the Tramuntana mountain range, the wild and rocky west coast offers stunning drives along clifftops through some of the island's prettiest villages and resorts – Valldemossa, Deià , Sóller and Fornalutx. All are worth a lunch stop at.
Move aside, Chris Froome. Get off my road, Sir Brad. My pal Oli and I have hit 40 and are taking our middle-aged angst out on Majorca . The training ground for Team Sky and half a dozen Tour de France teams encompasses some of Europe's finest cycling .
Mallorca's Tramuntana mountain range is said by some to boast a healing, magnetic field that draws creative types to Deià , on the north-west coast. However, one person who probably couldn't wait to get away was the taxi driver from Palma who tried to.
My recent trip to Deia on the Spanish island of Mallorca was a revelation. Just as earlier this year, my misconception about the islands of Malta as a fusty holiday destination was proven false, my notion of Mallorca as a tacky party island was equally.