Mallorca Reflections

By Mallorca Reflections | From the Island of Mallorca, Spain. For Travellers, Settlers & Expats alike at www.mallorcareflections.com

Home Accessories from Mallorca and the High Seas

Photo credit: espanyolet<p>It was a storm—actually, a photo of a storm—that inspired the deep blues of our espanyolet x goop capsule collection.<p>“The …

New York City

Mountain biking, hiking and cycling – Mallorca is a nature paradise

On a quiet street, on a hill next to the Sóller bay, there is a yellow house surrounded by trees and climbing green ivy. Ida Edström waves from …

Mountain Biking

The pleasures of reading: BiblioJardí

As much as I love Mallorca’s countryside, the sea and the mountains I’m a real city dweller. That’s why I live in Palma. Yet, every once in a while I …

Balearic Islands

My Majorca Roadtrip: Part 1

With only 72 hours on the clock to discover the largest island in the Balearics, I packed my phone, my drone and my passport and caught a flight to …

Road Trips

Unseen Majorca: where to stay and play on the sun-soaked Balearic island

<p>It would be easy to dismiss Majorca as just another beach holiday destination, having never visited before. The largest island in the Balearics, …

European Travel

A BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY VILLA FOR RENT ON MALLORCA, SPAIN | THE STYLE FILES

This beautiful 2 room bedroom holiday villa (suitable for up to 5 guests) on the Spanish island of Mallorca is for rent. Surrounded by centuries-old …

Balearic Islands

40 Dreamy Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love With Mallorca

Mallorca is one of those places that’s so incredibly beautiful, words just don’t seem to do it justice. At least, I’m struggling to describe the pure …

National Parks

Mallorca Villa

Balearic Islands, Spain<p>Zen and dreamlike, this is a daring example of less is more. We loved the dramatic geometric lines and complete lack of ornamentation which let the architecture and the landscape shine.<br>Set in an almond grove on the southern part of the island, Mallorca Villa was designed by …

Mid-Century modern

A Visit to Puerto Portals, Mallorca

If you're traveling to Mallorca, there will be plenty of places to see and things to do, but regardless of where you're planning to stay, you simply …

Fashion Shows

The Real Thing: La Almudaina

A friend of mine used to study in Berlin. When he moved back to his hometown he decided to spend his next vacation in Berlin. Weird? Maybe so, but he …

Royal Family

A tour of Palma’s patios

A tour of Palma’s patios, a magical visit.<p>The city of Palma is home to unique treasures and some of these are the beautiful courtyards of the stately …

Hiking Mallorca – Walking Mallorca's Mountain Tracks and Coastal Trails

Hiking Mallorca – or Majorca as English speakers call Spain’s largest Balearic Island in the Mediterranean, south of Barcelona – probably isn’t what …

Property of the week: a restored Mallorcan townhouse

This freshly restored property in Mallorca’s Sóller comes just as you see it – complete with furniture, fixtures and fittings.Casa Sa Mar dates back …

Sir Richard Branson – A Luxury Property Empire

Planes, trains and Virgin mobiles… with outstanding resorts around the globe, too, billionaire businessman, Richard Branson, has transformed our …

#FridayFact: The Balearic Islands are aiming for 100% renewable energy!

The islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera currently only generate 4 per cent of their electricity from renewables - one of the lowest …

O Atelier: Summer Pop Up

Once a year, Christine Roelandt opens up her studio to the public. What usually is her private workspace turns into an intimate showroom. From today …

A tour round the castles of Majorca

<b>A tour round the castles of Majorca</b><p>Majorca has much more to offer than its beaches and the sun. It is also home to an incredible mountain range …

Finding Mallorca: A Spanish Island Paradise

Sure, there are beautiful beaches all around the world. But how many contain hidden coves and enchanted mountains, combined with Spanish food, …

The Look: Óptica Toscana

There are probably more sunglasses shops in Palma than cafés. Yet I couldn’t convince my sweetheart to trade his old aviators for a new pair of …

Balearic Islands bank on their sun to kickstart power drive

As thousands of holidaymakers fly into Menorca this summer, a glance out the window will illustrate the past and future of the island’s energy system.<p>In the picturesque harbour of the capital, Mahón, where cruise ships dock alongside a marina full of luxury yachts, sits a pollution-belching, …

Renewable Energy

Mallorca's scenic roads, designed for early motorists, are a cyclist's dream

Mallorca attracts more than 200,000 roadies a year. Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome are usually credited for popularising winter riding on this Spanish Balearic island, but it’s two others who really put the island on the cycling map, one of them quite literally.<p>1950s pro cyclist Doug Petty has …

Cycling

Amigos: Maricastaña

If you are looking for an outfit that puts you in high spirits have a go at Maricastaña. The bright colors and fabulous pattern instantly cheer up …

Instant Palma’s gonna get you

Hot beds<p>A host of new boutique hotels is creating a wave of excitement in the Mallorcan capital of Palma. Among them is the new five-star Hotel Mama …

A day out: Finca Pública Galatzó

On Mallorca Sundays and holidays are usually spent with the family. You get together for a long lunch at home or you pack the kids and some food for …

Yoga in Mallorca: an insider’s guide to practicing on the island

Yoga in Mallorca: an insider’s guide to practicing on the island5th April 2018<p>If you practice yoga and you’re anything like me, it’s become part of …

Before & After: A Bright 17th-Century House Overlooking the Sea on Mallorca, for Two Young Architects

One of the more original projects we’ve seen in a while, with the windows thrown open to let in summer breezes (and a fresh dose of design): Ca’n Rei …

Emily Benet

<b>The sun has come out and the tourist season is set to begin in Mallorca</b>; if indeed, there ever was a break. Palma has been deseasonalised. During …

Moving from Hong Kong to Spain’s Mallorca, a leap into the unknown | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

But … where is everybody? Where are the Spanish officials with their clip­boards and microchip scanners, descending on me to scrutinise, then …

Live From Majorca: Miguel Adrover

Once the leading young designer in New York, Miguel Adrover gave up the fame game years ago to return to Majorca — but his influence can still be …