Rural tourism refers to travelling in rural areas and enjoying a rustic experience as we explore the island’s quaint villages. These holiday breaks to the countryside of Majorca introduce us to unique accommodation options located in farming and agricultural areas. They expose us to incredible agricultural and ranching activities on the island and allow us to immerse ourselves in its rich history and traditions. Stay at Hotel Rural Son Jaumell on your holiday break and take advantage of this opportunity to explore the countryside of Majorca. From this prime location, you can admire the hotel’s spectacular vegetable garden, savour the local cuisine of Majorca prepared by Chef Andreu Genestra, or visit the charming town of Capdepera. It is a fabulous way to enjoy an authentic rural experience in a unique and unforgettable country setting.
Holidays are the perfect time to enjoy a getaway to the countryside and get back to a slower pace of life. Nature awakens and tantalises our senses with the rich smell of a tomato recently picked from the vegetable garden, a walk through the spectacular vineyards or simply living the peaceful life style of the locals and the traditions they have followed for many years.
Hotel Son Jaumell, located in a prime area of Majorca, is surrounded by a forest full of carob, almond and oak trees and offers many options for a holiday break to the countryside. Rural tourism in Majorca is very common among visitors searching for peace, tranquillity, and a place to get away from their daily routine. A break to the countryside of this spectacular island offers you just what you need and staying at a beautifully renovated, old Majorcan country estate such as Hotel Son Jaumell will make your break in the countryside of the island even more unforgettable.
Take a step back in time as you stroll through the narrow winding streets of Capdepera lined with traditional shops offering handmade crafts. Capdepera, like Artá is known for its diverse craftsmanship as apparent in the many existing handicraft workshops throughout the village. However, the most sought-after item is “la senalla de llata,” beautiful handcrafted baskets, made from dried palm leaves. Another way to immerse yourself in one of the village´s richest traditions is by watching the “Ses Madones de sa Llata,” a group of six women between the ages of 70-80 years old who meet every afternoon from Monday through Thursday to do basket weaving (llata) in their small workshop.
This holiday break to the countryside also takes you through an of area of renowned fruit trees such as almond and fig trees, and introduces you to various agricultural and ranching areas where by tradition, the olive tree was the most important cultivated crop. To better understand this Mediterranean tradition and culture which was of vital importance on the island for many years, you can visit wineries as well as olive groves found throughout the island´s countryside. Majorcan wines with the Binissalem or del Pla I Llevant Designation of Origin are gaining more and more notoriety, making wine tourism in the countryside of Majorca increasingly popular.
Now all you need to do is choose the type of holiday break to the countryside of Majorca you desire and immerse yourself in its traditions, lifestyle as well as local activities and enjoy the exclusive countryside accommodation on the island.