Our restaurant recommendations:

Restaurants in Fornalutx

Ca N’Antuna
Typical Mallorcan home cooking €€
10:30-16:00, 19:30-23:00. Closed Sunday evenings and all day Monday
https://www.instagram.com/can_antuna/?hl=es
 
Es Turó 
Typical Mallorcan home cooking €€
10:00-22:30. Closed Sunday evenings and all day Thursday
https://www.instagram.com/esturofornalutx/
 
Calzone Pizzeria
Italian €
12:30-16:00, 19:00-22:30. Closed Tuesdays
https://www.instagram.com/calzone.fornalutx/?hl=es
 
Groenk bistro & grill
New opening in Fornalutx in March 2024
https://www.instagram.com/groenkfornalutx/
 
Molón
Modern, international, fusion €€€
Tel: + 34  711 01 80 14
19:30-22:00. Closed Saturdays.
https://www.instagram.com/molon_restaurant/
Winter 2023/24 closing 1 November - 15 March
 
Restaurant Cafe Med
Mediterranean fine dining experience, km 0 product €€€
Tel: +34  971 63 09 00
13:00-15:00, 19:00-21:30. Closed Thursdays
https://www.instagram.com/cafemedmallorca/
 
 

Cafe/Bars… Casual Dining

 
Cafe Sa Plaça
Mediterranean home cooking €
08:30-23:00. Closed Tuesdays
https://www.instagram.com/cafesaplazafornalutx/
 
Bar deportivo
Open sandwiches, salads, €
08:00-22:00. Closed Mondays
https://www.instagram.com/bardeportivofornalutx/?hl=es
On holiday till the middle of March
 
Can Benet by Don Pedro
Tapas and more €
08:00-24:00. Closed Wednesdays
https://www.instagram.com/can.benet/
 

Recommended restaurants in Sóller

 
Can Boqueta
Fine dining in traditional Soller townhouse €€€
13:00-17:00, 19:45-24:00. Closed Sundays and Mondays
https://www.instagram.com/can_boqueta/?hl=es
 
 
La Vila 
mediterranean menu
https://lavilahotel.com/gastronomia/
 
 
Luna 36
International €€€
18:00-21:30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
12:30-14:30, 18:30-21:30 Friday, Saturday
Closed Wednesdays and Sundays
https://www.instagram.com/restaurante_luna_36/
 
 
La Casona
Mediterranean €€
11:30-22:30. Closed Tuesdyas and Wednesdays
https://www.instagram.com/lacasonadesoller/?hl=es
 
La Romaguera
Tapas in traditional townhouse €
13:00-15:30, 18:30-23:00 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
18:30-23:00 Fridays
13:00-15:30, 18:00-22:30 Mondays
Closed Sundays
https://www.instagram.com/laromaguerarestaurant/
 
 
Can Pintxo
Tapas €
18:30-23:00 Everyday
https://www.instagram.com/can_pintxo/?hl=es
 

Recommended restaurants in Port de Sóller

 
Villa Luisa 
Mediterranean €€€
12:00-22:00. Closed Mondays
https://www.instagram.com/villaluisasoller/?hl=es
Front line location offering stunning views and exceptional food and drinks
 
Patiki Beach 
Cool chiringuito on repic beach
International ideas using local ingredients €€€ 
12:00-16:30. From Monday to Wednesday 
12:00–21:00. From Thursday to Sunday
https://www.instagram.com/patikibeach/
Winter 2023/24 closing 29 October
 
 
Suculenta 
International €€€ 
13:00–16:00, 19:00–22:30 From Tuesday to Sunday
Monday closed
https://www.instagram.com/suculenta.portdesoller/?hl=es
Located at marina end with stunning views and a pool
 
Kingfisher 
Overlooking marina, outstanding views and fantastic menu €€€ 
12:30-15:30, 18:30-21:30. Closed Sundays and Mondays
 
Ses Oliveres 
Good quality Mediterranean cuisine with wonderful views of the bay €€€ 
13:00-22:30. Tuesday closed.
https://www.instagram.com/sesoliveresportdesoller/?hl=es  
 
Bon Vi Restaurant
Mediterranean cuisine €€
bonvirestaurant.es
 
El Sabor 
Sea views opposite tram stop. Great food €€ 
13:00-21:00 Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays
Tel:   971 63 82 84
https://www.tripadvisor.es/Restaurant_Review-g3607602-d4173984-Reviews-El_Sabor-Port_de_Soller_Soller_Majorca_Balearic_Islands.html
 
Nunu €€
Closed Sundays & Mondays
https://www.instagram.com/nunu_rte/
 
Bar Oceà
Smoothies, fresh salads, chill atmosphere, €
ocea-soller.com
open daily 9 am till 11 pm
 
Mini Bar
Sunset bar. Great cocktails, atmosphere and views.
https://www.instagram.com/minibarsoller/?hl=es

Other recommendations between Sóller and Deia

Bens d’Avall €€€€ 
For an extra special dining experience and stunning sea views and sunsets. Michelin star restaurant.
https://www.instagram.com/bensdavall/?hl=es
 
Sebastian €€€€
https://www.instagram.com/restaurante.sebastian/?hl=es

 

Nama €€€
https://www.instagram.com/namadeia/?hl=es

 

Café Deià

Home made local food km 0
Carrer Felipe bauzà, 1, 07179, Deià
open Thursday to Tuesday 12:00 - 17:00
Wednesday closed
Tel +34 971 630 739
 
 
Cas Patro March €€€
Booking only online 
https://www.instagram.com/caspatromarch/?hl=es
Winter 2023/24 closing 10 November

    Popular hikes 


    Fornalutx/Biniaraix (See photos)

    Circular walk leaving the village past the town hall building via Cami des Creuer. Follow signs to village of Biniaraix where you can stop for refreshments in the village square before leaving via the public washhouse area taking the road to the right, back towards Fornalutx (short circle). Or continuing toward Cooperativa Agricola de Sóller, where you can find products from local farms, from there going towards Binibassi village and the walking path will lead you straight to the hotel.
     

    Distance: 7km

    Ascent/descent: 240 m

    Duration: 2-3 hours

    Walking boots, drinks and snacks recommended.

    Popular street markets in Mallorca 08:00 to 14:00

     

    Saturday: Sóller
    Sunday: Pollença town
    Wednesday: Sineu
    Thursday: Inca

     

    Palma food markets

    Mercat Olivar… the biggest food market, a short walk from the main bus/train station in Palma. For bus times between Soller and Palma visit www.tib.org. Bus number/linea 204.

    Mercat Santa Catalina… located in the super popular and cosmopolitan neighbourhood of Santa Catalina.

     

    Places of interest in Fornalutx

    Cemetery: located on the edge of the village past the sports facilities, a beautiful, tranquil location

    Can Xoroi: museum housing a fine example of a traditional olive press and more.

    Open Thursday to Saturday 10:30 - 13:30

    Ajuntament: the Mallorcan word for town hall. Feel free to enter the courtyard to sit for a moment to enjoy a moment of contemplation. Take in the photographic display of the faces of Fornalutx mayors from the first to the present day.

    Rentadors (Village wash house): Next to the Ajuntament offices building is the old wash house area.

     

    Places of interest in Soller town

    Can Prunera: Modernist art museum

    Soller Train station: Houses exhibitions of work by the other famous son of Mallorca, Joan Miro and Picasso

     

    Fiestas in the Sóller valley

    January:

    Reyes Magos: 5 January, the eve of Epiphany, is the night when the Three Kings bring gifts to the Spanish children. Large processions take place in Palma passing through the main plazas in the city. In Fornalutx, the Kings arrive on horseback distributing sweets to the local kids before the much anticipated event begins…. each child being called to the stage to collect their gift. 

    Sant Antoni: 16 January. Island wide. In Fornalutx, we celebrate with a large bonfire in the middle of the village square and barbeques for all to enjoy. Expect to hear live music with traditional instruments and dancing. Sant Sebastia is celebrated on the 20 January giving Fornalutx another reason to come together for the second barbeque of the week.

    April

    Holy week sees processions of devoted members of brotherhoods in robes and hoods. Palma has the largest number taking place throughout Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Soller’s processions, although on a smaller scale, are worth seeing.

    May: Sa Fira/Es Firo

    Soller’s favourite fiesta commemorating the battle between the Moors and Christians in 1561. A fortnight of cultural events leading up to the final day of battles and victory celebrations. You will witness traditional costumes, music, battles on the beaches of Port de Soller ending in the reenactment of the final battle and the raucous victory celebrations in the main plaza. Earplugs essential!

    August:

    Sant Bartomeu, the patron saint of Soller is celebrated in the last weeks of August. A calendar of cultural events is published each year. The most spectacular night is the final night called nit de foc where the square in Soller comes alive to the sound of heavy drums. Witness devils with bodies smeared in mud dancing to the beat of the drums, breathing fire and spraying sparks to all in their path. 

    September:

    The annual fiesta of Fornalutx takes place in the second week of September. Every year we enjoy 10 days of events for all the family as always accompanied by local musicians playing the traditional drum and flute. Any good fiesta ends in a good fireworks display.

    November:

    1 November, All Saints day is the day to remember family members by visiting graves bringing candles and beautiful flower arrangements. The small village cemetery in its stunning location is well worth a visit as is the larger municipal cemetery of Soller, set over a number of wide terraces with views to the town below and to the Port.

    December:

    Christmas lights everywhere. Evening visits to Palma to stroll under the lights are a treat.

    New Year’s Eve is celebrated with equal enthusiasm in the village square with dj and music.

     

    Mercadillos populares en Mallorca 08:00 a 14:00

    Sábado: Sóller

    Domingo: Pollença

    Miércoles: SIneu

    Jueves: Inca

    Mercados de abastos en  Palma:

    Mercat de l'Olivar... Es el mercado de alimentos más grande, a pocos pasos de la estación principal de tren y autobuses de Palma. Para conocer los horarios de los autobuses entre Sóller y Palma, visite www.tib.org. Número de autobús/línea 204.

    Mercat de Santa Catalina… ubicado en el súper popular y cosmopolita barrio de Santa Catalina.

     

    Lugares de interés en Fornalutx:

    Cementerio: situado a las afueras del pueblo pasando las instalaciones deportivas, un lugar hermoso y tranquilo

    Ca'n Xoroi: museo que alberga un buen ejemplo de almazara tradicional y más. Abierto de jueves a sábado 10:30 - 13:30

    Ayuntamiento: Siéntase libre de ingresar al patio para sentarse por un momento y contemplar la muestra fotográfica de los rostros de los alcaldes de Fornalutx desde el principio hasta la actualidad.

    Lavadero de pueblo: Junto al edificio de oficinas del Ayuntamiento se encuentra la antigua zona de lavaderos.

     

    Lugares de interés en Sóller:

    Ca'n Prunera: museo de arte modernista

    Estación de tren de Sóller: Acoge exposiciones de obra del otro ilustres hijo de Mallorca, Joan Miró y Picasso
     

    Fiestas en el valle de Sóller

    Enero:

    Reyes Magos: El 5 de enero, víspera de Reyes, es la noche en que los Reyes Magos traen regalos a los niños españoles. Grandes procesiones tienen lugar en Palma recorriendo las principales plazas de la ciudad. En Fornalutx, los Reyes llegan a caballo repartiendo caramelos a los niños de la localidad antes de que comience el esperado evento…. cada niño siendo llamado al escenario para recoger su regalo.

    Sant Antoni: 16 de enero. Isla ancha. En Fornalutx lo celebramos con una gran hoguera en plena plaza del pueblo y barbacoas para el disfrute de todos. Espere escuchar música en vivo con instrumentos tradicionales y baile. Sant Sebastia se celebra el 20 de enero dando a Fornalutx un motivo más para reunirse en la segunda barbacoa de la semana.

     

    Abril: Semana Santa: Procesiones de miembros devotos de las hermandades en túnicas y capuchas. Palma tiene el mayor número de eventos durante los jueves, viernes, sábado y domingo. Las procesiones de Sóller, aunque en menor escala, son dignas de ver.

     

    Mayo: Sa Fira/Es Firo

    La fiesta favorita de Sóller. Conmemora el desembarco de corsarios turcos y argelinos en el puerto de Sóller el 11 de mayo de 1561. Una quincena de eventos culturales previos al último día. Serás testigo de los trajes típicos, la música, las batallas en las playas del Port de Sóller entre moros y cristianos, que terminarán con la recreación de la batalla final y las estridentes celebraciones de la victoria en la plaza principal. ¡Tapones imprescindibles!

     

    Agosto: Sant Bartomeu, el patrón de Sóller se celebra en las últimas semanas de agosto. Cada año se publica un calendario de eventos culturales. La noche más espectacular es la noche final llamada nit de foc donde la plaza de Sóller cobra vida con el sonido de tambores. Sea testigo de demonios con cuerpos embarrados en lodo bailando al ritmo de los tambores, lanzando fuego y lanzando chispas a todos a su paso.

     

    Septiembre:

    La fiesta anual de Fornalutx tiene lugar en la segunda semana de septiembre. Cada año disfrutamos de 10 días de eventos para toda la familia acompañados como siempre por músicos locales tocando el tradicional tambor y flauta. Toda buena fiesta acaba en un buen castillo de fuegos artificiales.

     

    Noviembre:

    El 1 de noviembre, día de Todos los Santos, es el día para recordar a los miembros de la familia visitando las tumbas con velas y hermosos arreglos florales. Vale la pena visitar el pequeño cementerio del pueblo en su impresionante ubicación, al igual que el cementerio municipal de Sóller, ubicado sobre una serie de amplias terrazas con vistas al puerto.

     

    Diciembre:

    Luces navideñas por doquier. Las visitas nocturnas a Palma para pasear bajo las luces son un placer. La Nochevieja se celebra con igual entusiasmo en la plaza del pueblo con dj y música.