A holiday full of nature and history: Felanitx

The south eastern part of Majorca offers a holiday full of nature and history to its visitors: on the one hand the nature of the countryside and of the nature parks, of the little coves and idyllic beaches, on the other hand the ancient history that can be discovered on the walls of the navets (primitive constructions) and in the caves dating from the Talaiotic period. In the inland, the town of Felanitx, from latin “the place where a lot of hay is produced”, witnessed the passage of Greeks, Romans, Carthaginian and Arabs, as the numerous visible traces left here by these different people demonstrate. In much more recent times, in the XIX century, Felantix was bourgeoning as the third economic centre of the island and boasted a railway connection as well as a power station. Indeed, the area of Felanitx counted many vineyards and needed to be reached by trains in order to transport the grapes to the surrounding regions. This bucolic place also counts some important hills such as son San Salvador (509 m) and Castillo de Santueri (408 m), which are well worth discovering.

Surrounded by this natural scenery, visitors will find Sa Posada d’Aumalia, a typical Majorcan estate, completely renovated and adapted to welcome hosts from all over the world. An enchanted rural hotel where wood and terracotta stand out as the main construction elements. 14 perfectly equipped and comfortable bedrooms compose the hotel, which offers a choice between standard superior and suite, for a dreamlike stay. A swimming pool in the garden, a hall with a piano and freshly squeezed orange juices are some of the little delightful details offered here. Breakfast in the open air and meals prepared with the products of the local vegetable garden are other pleasures to enjoy during a stay in Sa Posada d’Aumalia. Golf lovers will appreciate the hotel special partnerships with some important gold clubs in the area. The surroundings also offer tracks of varying difficulty for mountain biking and trekking.

Visitors should not miss a tour of las Cuevas del Drach, some caves 25 metres below the ground that extend for around 2400m, less than 15 km away from the Posada. Visitors will be rewarded with an impressive natural scenery: lake Martel (177 m x 30 m). It is also possible to sail in the lake and live classical music concerts take place there everyday. It doesn’t happen everyday to listen to Chopin and Offenbach’s music played more than 20 m below the ground.

Portocolom is another must-see in the area, and visitors should plan to have dinner or at least a cocktail at the harbour. For a day at the beach, Cala Mitjana, Cala Serena and Cala Ferrera are all great options.

On top of the estate’s comfort, quality and location, the staff’s hospitality and warmth will make your stay at Sa Posada D’Aumallia truly unique.