Banys Arabs (Arab Baths) (Carrer Can Serra 7, Palma, Mallorca) – this is one of Palma’s older structures: a 10th century public bathhouse from the Moorish occupation of Mallorca. This is all that remains of their presence in Palma (known as the city of Medina Mayurqa during the Moorish period). This is a square […]
Alcampo (Marritxi, Mallorca) – this shopping center offers a huge range of groceries, household & electrical items. That and other types of shops (including apparel). This shopping center is located just outside of Palma (off the Palma – Inca/Alcúdia highway).
Amnesia (Ctra. Ibiza a San Antonio, Km 5, San Rafael, Ibiza) – this is another long-established nightclub on the island. Launched in 1976, it has since earned a reputation for its foam (espuma) parties, and top-notch DJ bookings.
The Balearic Islands are a Spanish archipelago in the western Mediterranean sea, near mainland Spain’s east coast. The four largest islands are: Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. With these islands’ official language being Catalan and Spanish, they are considered an autonomous community. Given their location in the Mediterranean, the history of these islands go far […]
Alcanada Golf Club (Carretera del Faro, Port d’Alcudia, Mallorca) – this is a 18-hole, 6,499 meter seaside golf course that opened in 2003, located in the northern part of Mallorca. This course, designed by golf architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., is well-regarded by various vacationing golfers. The club takes its name from a nearby island […]
Amante Beach Club (Sol Den Serra, near Cala Llonga, Santa Eulalia, Ibiza) — this is Ibiza’s most beautiful rural restaurant. Set in a stunning cove, Amante is perfect for anyone looking to relax in a luxurious country setting. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Sol D’en Serra bay, Amante is surrounded by dramatic rocks and […]
Metro (Mallorca) – since 2007, Palma (Mallorca’s capital) has an underground train line that connects Plaça d’Espanya (in Palma) with the industrial park of Son Castelló and the University of the Balearic Islands (UIB). See the following website for more details (and train line map): http://www.tib.org/portal/es/web/ctm/metro
Ajuntament (Plaça Cort 1, Palma, Mallorca) — Palma’s charming town hall dates back to the 17th century. According to the history of the hall, it was built in 1515 but burned down in 1842. Along with it, the records of centuries of Canarian history and the island’s public archives were also burnt. Today, it is […]