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Mallorca is for walking : The lesser known side of the Balearic island

 17/Oct
Hiking in Mallorca : The lesser known side of the island
Don your mountain boots and discover a surprisingly different side to the island of Mallorca   Mallorca isn't all about sun, sangria and sandy beaches. There is well guarded secret side to the largest of the Balearic Islands; with [...]

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Why Puerto Pollensa is cool again ...

 6/Oct
Feel chic on the beachfront of the Bay of Pollensa     Are you tired of grey summer days? Are you already dreaming of a little sunshine and a bit of luxury? Come to Puerto Pollensa! It hasn't won any major award [...]

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5 reasons to choose a boutique hotel in Port de Pollensa

 25/Sep
Why do more and more visitors choose to stay in one of Mallorca's boutique hotels? What makes a boutique hotel different and is it a better holiday experience? First it was the big resort hotels, then it was the holidays lets, then the [...]

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Birding sites in Port de Pollensa

 6/Sep
Birding sites in Port de Pollensa
Where to watch birds and what species you are likely to find in Port de Pollensa "The Tramuntana Mountain Range, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 2011 with more than 4,000 species listed, is one of the greatest biodiversity pla [...]

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The 8 stages of the Tramuntana hike, Mallorca

 18/Aug
The 8 stages of the Tramuntana hike, Mallorca
A hikers dreamscape right on your doorstep 8 awe-inspiring, soulful and largely painless hikes to take on in Mallorca's Unesco protected Serra de Tramuntana Mountains Before we start on the hikes, just a word on the island. Not [...]

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A Boat Trip in Port de Pollensa

 20/Jul
Boat trip in Puerto Pollensa
One of the best things to do when the heat wave comes is... HIRE A BOAT FOR THE DAY! When the summer heat becomes too much to take and the beaches are full, there is only one place to go to get some fresh air and hang out with friends, [...]

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Flying an Ultralight Plane in Mallorca

 7/Jul
My Ultralight Experience - 600 feet in the Air! Hello again! I'm slowly getting the hang of this business of writing a blog.  At first I just wanted to talk about our lovely boutique hotel, The Mar Calma Hotel in Port de Po [...]

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The 56th Pollensa Classical Music Festival

 3/Jul
The Pollensa Classical Music Festival is THE Summer Event in Mallorca for Music Lovers The Pollensa Classical Music Festival is one of the most important events in the summer calendar and a wonderful opportunity for lovers [...]

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Pilates on holiday in Puerto Pollensa

 30/Jun
 “You will feel better in ten sessions, look better in twenty sessions, and have a completely new body in thirty sessions.” Joseph Pilates What's all this fuss about Pilates and can you do it on holiday in Puerto Pollensa? [...]

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Mallorca : Cycling friendly weather

 17/Jun
Mallorca : Cycling weather
You wouln't get better cycling weather if you designed it yourself Mallorca has a temperate Mediterranean climate with hot sweltering summers and mild winters, 300 days of sunshine a year and safe well sign posted roads with [...]

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Beaches near Port de Pollensa Hotel

 9/Jun
The most breathtakingly beautiful beaches and coves near your Port de Pollensa boutique hotel From the long sandy expanses of Formentor and Playa de Muro to the tiny coves at Cala San Vicente, there is a whole coastline full of beach [...]

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A short vacation in a Port de Pollensa boutique hotel

 26/May
A short vacation in Port de Pollensa boutique hotel
Why a short vacation is better than a long holiday in a Port de Pollensa boutique hotel A short vacation in Port de Pollensa boutique hotel is such an easy way to get away, one click booking, hop on the next flight out and bingo [...]

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Disabled holidays in Port de Pollensa

 19/May
Let's enjoy a well deserved vacation... For a fabulous holiday in Port de Pollensa, Mallorca Disabled holidays in Port de Pollensa - A short break to the Balearic Islands Are you looking for the freedom and independence of [...]

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Why taking a nap is good for you

 5/May
9 REASONS WHY TAKING A NAP IS GOOD FOR YOU And the best time to start is... when you go on holiday to a boutique hotel in Puerto Pollensa Why taking a nap is good for you on holiday in Mallorca Known variously as a siesta, snooze, power [...]

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