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Where in Mallorca

wokingham
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Where in Mallorca

We have booked 4 weeks in Mallorca. Are spending 2 weeks in Pollenca (old village) for husband and self, 1 week with family in the same area, and are looking for another week to spend with my mother of 84yrs, who has is very fit for her age with reasonable walking abilities and would like to stay within walking distance to a village or port/resort so she can wonder out and have time for herself. We will have a car for day time use. Any suggestions would be very gratefully appreciated.

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1. Re: Where in Mallorca

How about a week in Palma. This will give you plenty of time to explore this delightful city.

wokingham
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2. Re: Where in Mallorca

Many thanks but unfortunately my husband feels Palma would be too built up and commercial?

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I would recommend Soller - she can enjoy a stroll along the front at the port area, stop for a coffee or a drink and soak up the view. Alternatively she can take the tram to the old town and browse around and sit in the old town square and watch the world go by. My parents always loved Soller.

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Thinking you might prefer somewhere a bit different to Pollenca, what about the village of Colonia de Sant Pere which is off the MA -12 road to Arta from C'an Picafort . Flat terrain and safe (so ideal for your mother),seafront areas accessed by road,wonderful views of the Bay of Alcudia,not at all commercialised, a lived-in village with a quaint village square by the primary school. Car is essential as it is a drive to supermarkets and large shops although there are a few small shops in the village centre. No entertainment but for family groups who enjoy their own company in tranquil surroundings it is worth a look.There are a few properties for rent.

I confess I didn't discover CdSP myself. About 30 years ago when in Majorca I bought a road map of the island and on the reverse side of the map were pen pictures of 20 Off The Beaten Track Scenic Places. That was where I first heard about Colonia de Sant Pere (and Cala Pi,Sa Calobra and Torrent de Pareis all of which I drove to during that holiday-and again since).

Manchester, United...
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Puerto Soller comes to my mind for your extra week. Pleasant tram ride a couple of miles to the inland town of Soller. Good location for car trips to lovely Valdemossa and Deia and other places in that rugged corner of the island.

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6. Re: Where in Mallorca

Are you going to Sa Calobra again then Wirral

wokingham
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7. Re: Where in Mallorca

Thanks for your input. Have been looking at all suggestions but now need to wade through all the rentals.

Just got to get all accommodations within budget!

Not sure whether we need to get a pool for the last week 11th-18th June as the sea will probably be really cold?

wirral
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8. Re: Where in Mallorca

Not by road Dads-ever again as I no longer own any brown trousers! But possibly on the ferry from Port Soller.

I did see on another forum you took Strawberry Blonde (Mick) and his wife Sandra there this year.

Perhaps this is an opportunity to highlight for readers of this forum the highly-rated Island Tour which is a full day excursion including the old train Tren de Soller,the tram from there to the port followed by the boat trip to Sa Calobra.Majorca at its scenic best.

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9. Re: Where in Mallorca

conwok - sea temp in mid-June just about pases the 'big-toe' test IMO, slightly dependent on exactly where you go. Typical sea temp then is about 21 deg C, whereas in July, Aug or Sept it's more like 24-25 deg C.

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