Posts in category Mallorca

TRAVEL TIPS: COVER UP

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At Handpicked Villas we pride ourselves on providing our guests with the most up to date travel information possible. This includes any local customs, cultures, laws and rules, that may affect your invaluable time abroad. A new civil ordinance law has been passed in Mallorca, where guests are banned from wearing Bikinis and Swim Wear […]

EATING OUT IN PUERTO POLLENSA

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Your holiday time is precious, and at Handpicked Villas we constantly look for way to save you time and make your experience as enjoyable as possible. That’s why we are delighted to provide you with this wonderful map detailing the best places to eat and drink whilst in the North of the Island. Many of […]

TREN DE SOLLER – THE BEST WAY T...

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In Mallorca you have the possibility of travelling in the only time machine that actually works, that takes you back in time: The Sóller Railway. This railway has connected the city of Palma de Mallorca with the small town of Sóller since 1912. The train travels 27 km along its narrow-gauge track through beautiful landscapes, […]

NEW YEARS EVE OR ANO NUEVO

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Every country has their own traditions when it comes to NYE. The Scottish crowd into Edinburgh for Hogmanay, the Americans gather in Times Square for the infamous countdown, the Aussies light up the sky with fireworks spilling from Sydney Harbour Bridge. The Mallorcans however, have a style all of their own. With the heavy influence […]

LETS GET PHYSICAL

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Everyone has a vision of how they want to spend that longed-for couple of weeks of travel each year. From the beach-side relaxers, to the bar-visiting party people. From the families who want plenty of space, to the couples on a cultural exploration. From the eaters, to the sleepers, the tanners, to the head-stuck-in-a-bookers, we […]

FIESTAS!

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In many Spanish countries, there are a plethora of fiestas to enjoy throughout the year, and Mallorca is no exception to this! Each fiesta has its own charm and personality, each laced in its own meaning. The most impressive displays are found in Pollensa and Soller. To attend these special events is to fully immerse […]