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We have had a lovely time in Mallorca, Spain.
All the pictures I have seen of this lovely island are chockfull of people! Where did they all go? I felt like we had the entire island to ourselves.
We rented a car for the first few days in Mallorca. Driving the 50 minutes from the airport to the hotel gave way to the realization that this is the island of round-abouts!
Fortunately, the ...
... Sam’s descriptions of what they had for lunch are hilarious (and they have to eat it all; it’s monitored by obstinate older ladies) – fried rubber rings? Grey sauce and rice? Unidentifiable soup? We also love hearing about the antics about trading away what they don’t like to unwitting friends who, fortunately for S and H, seem to avoid fresh fruit at all costs (meaning they’ll trade fried rubber rings for ...
Well after 2 weeks in Spain we have swapped blue waters and sun for beautiful architecture and bicycles!!
Our last week in Mallorca was spent mainly in Cala D'or where we would wake up, go to the grocery store to buy yogurt and fruit, and then off to the beach. Cala D'or has 3 coved beaches that have rock on either side.
We did ...
... fishy" about the place (pun completely intended!) and I was right - the water was full of all sorts of creatures, big fish, little fish (no cardboard boxes!), crabs, snails of all sorts of colours, eels and jelly fish... In fact, in true John form, he managed to get stung on the ear - which was quite painful for a bit but seemingly fine after a pint! We stopped for another swim in the sea on the way back and it was amazing how clear the water was. ...
... school, James drove us to the east coast to Cala Mesquida (beach). In typical fashion, on the last day we find what was probably my favourite beach! Beautiful sand and crystal clear sea (it was genuinely like being in a pool!). The water was on a strange ledge which made the waves come in from all over the place - lots of fun. But it was also really easy to go quite far out and be completely secluded and very peaceful - the ...
Other places to stay in Arta
Urbanizacion s Estanyol, c. Pla de Mar, s/n, Arta | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Carrer Pou Nou, 26, Arta | 4 star hotelfrom $112
C./ Abeurador, 21, Arta | Hotelfrom $196
Ctra. Arta-Cala Torta Km 8, Arta | 4 star hotelfrom $104
Carretera Palma, Arta | Hotelfrom $288
C/ Centre 7, Arta | Hotelfrom $135