Experiencing life in the charming and colourful villages of Majorca is one of the most enchanting things about the island. Strolling through the streets of these quaint villages and savouring the local cuisine will introduce you to daily life in Majorca. However, the best way to immerse yourself in its rich culture and daily activities is by visiting the local markets. Most villages in Majorca host weekly markets where their main squares are lined with a wide variety of market stalls. From Hotel Son Jaumell, you can visit the nearby markets of Artá, Capdepera, Sineu, Inca, Cala Ratjada and Pollença.
From 9am to 1pm every Tuesday, the Conqueridor Square in the village of Artá holds a fabulous market, offering a variety of local products. This market is separated into three sections. At the outdoor market, you will find live animals such as rabbits or doves. The indoor market dedicated to food, offers locally grown products such as fruits, vegetables, bread and olives. And finally, at the market stalls spread throughout the Batlessa Gardens of Artá, you can acquire handcrafted Majorcan products such as jewellery and pottery.
The local market of Capdepera is located very close to Hotel Son Jaumell and takes place every Wednesday between 7am and 1pm in the Plaza de Orient and adjacent street of this quaint town in Majorca. This weekly market offers a variety of local products from Majorca such as food, plants, flowers, clothes and shoes. What a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the daily life of Capdepera!
Just 50 kilometres from Hotel Son Jaumell, you will find Sineu, a charming village in Majorca that is well worth the visit on Wednesdays, “market day”. The Sineu Market which takes place every Wednesday in Plaça de Mercat (Market Square) is one of the oldest markets in Majorca and offers fruits, vegetables, livestock, trees, agricultural machinery and a large vareity of clothes, shoes, souvenirs and gifts.
On Thursdays, you will have the pleasure of visiting the Inca market which is spread out from the Train Station to Marjoca Square. At this market, you are sure to find what you are looking for from the plethora of offerings including locally grown food and handcrafted Majorcan producta. You will fall in love with the lively atmosphere of this market which is one of the most famous on the island.
Every Saturday, locals and visitors gather in Pins Square for the traditional market of Cala Ratjada. Enjoy a spectacular shopping experience from 9am to 1pm and immerse yourself in the local culture of the island while choosing among a wide variety of majorcan products, representative of Majorcan traditions.
Spend an entire morning strolling throug the streets of Pollença and lose yourself amongst the 300 market stalls available from 8am to 1:30pm every Sunday. Browse through a wide range of products including food, handcrafted products, shoes, clothes and more. The town dedicates a spacious area between the Main Square and the Ca les Monnares Square as well as the surrounding streets to this popular Sunday market.