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Top Choice Monastery in Monestir de Lluc

Monestir de Lluc

Entered via a cloistered garden, the monastery is a huge complex, dating mostly from the 17th to 18th centuries. Off the imposing central courtyard rises up the grand façade of the late-Renaissance basilica, behind …
Top Choice Historic Building in Deià

Casa Robert Graves

Casa Robert Graves is a fascinating tribute to the British writer and poet who moved to Deià in 1929 and had his house built here three years later. It's a well-presented and rewarding insight into his life and a tr…
Top Choice Monastery in Valldemossa

Real Cartuja de Valldemossa

This grand old monastery and former royal residence has a chequered history. It was once home to kings, monks and a pair of 19th-century celebrities: composer Frédéric Chopin and George Sand. A series of cells now s…
Top Choice Gallery in Sóller

Sala Picasso & Sala Miró

In two rooms at street level in Sóller's station are two fascinating, introspective and contemplative art exhibitions: the Sala Picasso and Sala Miró. Few train stations boast such a splendid artistic legacy. The Sa…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Port d'Andratx

Trespaís

With its sleek monochrome interior and tree-rimmed patio all aglow with candles, Trespaís is a flicker of new-wave romance, and chef Domenico Curcio with his Michelin-starred background has made it the top table in …
Top Choice Fusion in Deià

Es Racó d’es Teix

An island legend, Josef Sauerschell has one Michelin star and it is well deserved. He tends to concentrate on elaborate but hearty meat dishes – anything from braised veal shoulder in sherry-vinegar sauce with marro…
Top Choice Spanish in Alaró

Es Verger

On the zigzagging road up to Castell d'Alaró, this gloriously rustic haunt is well worth the trek, bike ride or gear-crunching ascent. The sheep hanging out in the car park are a menu give-away. In his Mediterranean…
Top Choice Seafood in Port de Sóller

Kingfisher

Sit out beneath one of the vast white parasols and enjoy as the breeze lifts from the port waters. Kingfisher has it all: friendly and warm service, a fine setting, soothing jazzy music and astonishingly fine fare. …
Top Choice Seafood in Sóller

Béns d’Avall

From its cliff-top perch overlooking the sea, this restaurant's terrace is pop-the-question-at-sunset romantic. Not only that, it's the home turf of Benet Vicens, one of Mallorca's foremost chefs. The nouvelle Balea…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Sant Elm

Es Molí

Tucked away on a plaza close to the sea, this is without shadow of a doubt our favourite restaurant in town – and we'd love to take a ride in the baby-blue Seat 600 car parked outside. The decor is stripped-back min…