Top things to do in Northeastern Mallorca

Top Choice Castle in Capdepera

Castell de Capdepera

Lording it over Capdepera is this early-14th-century fortress. A walled complex built on the ruins of a Moorish fortress, the castle is one of the best preserved on the island. Constructed as a self-contained fortif…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Cala Ratjada

Es Coll d'Os

This family-run finca (rural estate) restaurant feels light years away from some of the tacky tourist places in Cala Ratjada. Sit on the vine-draped terrace for a meal that tastes profoundly of the seasons, creative…
Top Choice Historic Building in Cala Ratjada

Sa Torre Cega

Named for the 15th-century 'blind tower' (unsighted by similar watchtowers) at its centre, this coastal estate was built in the early 20th century by the noted architect Guillem Reynés Font. The beautiful Mediterran…
Top Choice Mallorcan in Canyamel

Porxada de Sa Torre

Opening onto a garden terrace, Porxada de Sa Torre is a beacon of Mallorcan cooking, serving tumbet, perfectly roasted rabbit with onions, and widely famed lechona (suckling pig, roasted over holm oak). You're welco…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Capdepera

Cases de Son Barbassa

Follow a narrow lane to this blissfully secluded finca, which notches up the romance with its lantern-lit terrace and sweeping country views. Set among olive, almond and carob trees, it makes plenty of garden and ma…
Top Choice Modern European in Capdepera

Andreu Genestra

Michelin-starred Mallorcan chef Genestra runs this wonderful rural restaurant, attached to (but independent from) the Predi Son Jaumell hotel, and nestled among his own olive groves and vineyards. Shades of his expe…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Artà

Forn Nou

Forn Nou's terrace perches high above Artà's medieval maze and peers across the rooftops to the church and fortress. The season-driven menu changes twice monthly, but you can expect clean, bright Mediterranean flavo…
Top Choice Archaeological Site in Artà

Ses Païsses

Just beyond Artà proper lies the remains of a 3000-year-old Bronze Age settlement, the largest and most important Talayotic site on the island's eastern flank. The site's looming stone gateway, composed of rough, 8-…
Cave in Canyamel

Coves d’Artà

Head 1km north of Canyamel and pass through an unassuming fissure in the rock wall that buffers the coast and you'll find yourself in a stunning warren of limestone caves – the possible inspiration for Jules Verne's…
Arts & Crafts in Artà

d'Artà

Housed in Artà's handsome, disused train station and incorporating the tourist office, this collective venture displays the wares of local, traditional artisans for sale. Beautiful leatherwork, handsome ceramics and…