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Jardins de Alfabia

Carretera Palma Soller Km 17, 07110 Bunyola, Majorca, Spain
+34 656 32 55 56
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Lovely garden for a sunny afternoon visit

Relaxing afternoon stroll round the shady gardens, pools & fountains, lovely hour or two. Cute... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
TrewinDorset
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Christchurch
Stunning. Could while away a whole day.

I have lived a few minutes away from this place for over a year now and can not believe what I’ve... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
soulolive
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Bunyola, Spain
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Alfabia, originally the residence of the Moorish viceroy of Majorca , Ben - Abet, who ordered to make the mudejar celling in 1220, lies on the southern slope of the Coll de Soller. The house and the garden combine an area of outstanding beauty and have been declared by the goverment a cultural monument in 1954. The murmur of the water is a constant backdrop to the whole walk. Inside the house, worthy to mention "el llibre de ses franqueses" given by the King Jaume I in 1246 to Majorca and the gothic chair, hand made in Flanders at the end of XV century.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera Palma Soller Km 17, 07110 Bunyola, Majorca, Spain
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Relaxing afternoon stroll round the shady gardens, pools & fountains, lovely hour or two. Cute goats and a view of the vintage train as it passed on its way to Soller were both unexpected bonuses! The displays in the house are interesting too. Fresh orange...More

1  Thank TrewinDorset
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I have lived a few minutes away from this place for over a year now and can not believe what I’ve been missing! Absolutely beautiful gardens and interesting house to mooch around. Lots of cute little goats and lambs were a bonus! A couple of...More

1  Thank soulolive
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Jardins de Alfabia during our stay at Port Soller with our elderly Mother in law. I loved the place! Really peaceful despite being just off the beaten track. Being a Spanish holiday we arrived early, about 10.30. Plenty of free parking. Two hours...More

1  Thank Peter k
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We quite enjoyed our time in the Jardins de Alfabia, though we went in early spring, when flowers weren't blooming yet. It is an excellent spot to enjoy some peace and quiet far away from the other crowded tourist spots. And you can take wonderful...More

Thank Annika S
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

This fascinating estate and gardens is worth a detour. It is best to have a guided tour of the house and gardens. Ensure you have a glass of fresh orange juice as some point at the kiosk.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A perfect starting point for a nice walk in a romantic garden in a finca like environnment in the past, wonderful vegetation, the architecture and gardens, all this has his history, and is opened to the pulic and desserves also special attention; flowers smelling in...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Three of us wanted to visit but my son didn’t, he maintained looking at plants was boring but we dragged him along with the promise we’d go for lunch in port du Valldemossa. The entrance to the gardens are lovely, Bry my son’s partner nudged...More

Thank pet00
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We visited with some friends and spent a couple of hours, strolling around these moorish gardens, with lots of little islands of calm and interesting planting. There are farm animals and the house is equally very interesting. There is a basic cafe in the grounds...More

Thank happyholidaygirl059
Reviewed 2 October 2017

These gardens are recommended in the guidebooks but you are likely to be very disappointed. The gardens are small and have little of interest certainly when we went in September. Save your money and have a drink instead in Soller's lovely main square or down...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We visited the gardens for a couple of hours before we arrived at our apartment in Puerto de Soller. The place was very tranquil and we enjoyed having a wander around the gardens and house. As long as you are not expecting a large estate...More

Thank Chris T
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nebukatnesa
27 August 2017|
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Response from Andrew G | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a kiosk in the garden serving cold drinks, cake and snacks.
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David_Penny1969
29 April 2017|
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Response from cristina z | Property representative |
Good morning David and thank you for your interest in Alfabia, house and gardens; in fact, there is a bus from Soller To Palma (line 211) , stopping just outside our place , near the parking. I tried to insert a link from... More
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Diva H
11 July 2016|
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Response from saraja | Reviewed this property |
You wouldn't need a guided tour. It's very small.
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