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Top Choice French in Cala Figuera

Restaurante Petite Iglesia

Inhabiting the shell of a little sandstone church, with outdoor tables under the trees, this atmospheric place serves up terrific French home cooking. Everything is spanking fresh, from the house-baked bread to what…
Top Choice Mallorcan in Ses Salines

Casa Manolo

With its photo-plastered walls and ceilings strung with Serrano hams, this corner bar looks much as it did when it opened in 1945. While the aged, Josper-grilled meat is fantastic, the real secret to its staying pow…
Top Choice Wine Bar in Ses Salines

Mon de Vins

A wonderful place to sample the wines of Mallorca (and further afield), this latest outpost of Robert Chaves' burgeoning Llum de Sal empire is strewn with tempting bottles and opens onto an inviting courtyard. Take …
National Park in Illa de Cabrera

Parc Nacional Marítim-Terrestre de l'Arxipèlag de Cabrera

Nineteen uninhabited islands and islets make up this national park, unique in the Balearic Islands. The archipelago comprises dry, hilly islands known for their birdlife, rich marine environment and healthy populati…
Lighthouse in Ses Salines

Cap de Ses Salines

Follow the Ma6110 highway 9km south of Llombards to reach the Cap de Ses Salines, a beautiful bluff on Mallorca's southernmost tip with a lighthouse dating back to 1863. There's not much here, but stretching out alo…
Aquarium in Colònia de Sant Jordi

Centro de Visitantes Ses Salines

At the northeastern end of town, watched over by a whale-skeleton sentry, this stone-and-glass swirl of a building is part aquarium and part interpretation centre for the offshore marine environs of the Parc Naciona…
Beach in Santanyí

Cala Llombards

A petite cove defined by rough rock walls topped with pines, Cala Llombards is a truly beautiful place. A beach-hut bar and sun loungers shaded by palm-leaf umbrellas constitute the extent of human intervention. The…
Food & Drinks in Ses Salines

Bodega Llum de Sal

Artworks jazz up the walls of this stone-and-wood, split-level gourmet food store on the main drag – one of the loveliest in this corner of the island. As well as doing great coffee, it sells gourmet food products, …
Archaeological Site in Cala Pi

Capocorb Vell

At this sprawling prehistoric village, you can wander along stony pathways and beside rough stone structures that date to 1000 BC. The site, which includes 28 dwellings and five talayots (square and round stone towe…
Beach in Cala Pi

Cala Pi

Reached via a steep staircase (follow the signs along Cami de la Cala Pi), the beach is only 50m wide but it is a beauty: stretching more than 100m inland and flanked on either side by craggy cliffs that ensure the …