If you’d like to get acquainted with rural Majorca, then a self-catering villa in Maria de la Salut could be ideal. Away from the busy coastal resorts, Maria de la Salut is small village and municipality found in a region known mainly for its agriculture, with wheat, wine and olives produced in the area. Here you’ll be able to enjoy laid-back country life, Majorcan-style, taking walks and bike rides through bucolic landscapes.
Although a holiday in Majorca may not be the first thing that springs to mind if you’re planning a relaxing country getaway, large swathes of the island’s interior are largely unfrequented by tourists and remain very traditional. This can be said for the area around rental villas in Maria de la Salut, where you’ll find orchards, olive groves and sweeping fields all around. There are also some delightful old towns nearby, which are well worth exploring.
Inca is about 20 minutes from Maria de la Salut holiday apartments and is famous for it historic leather industry. The bustling market every Thursday – one of the finest on Majorca – is a great place to pick up a unique leather item. Meanwhile Binissalem, also within easy reach of self-catering villas Maria de la Salut, has long been associated with viticulture and is surrounded by vineyards; there are a number of wine cellars in the town. If you’d like to learn more about Majorca’s ancient wine-making tradition then the Miquel Oliver vineyard hosts tours and tasting-sessions once a week.
At a holiday rental on Majorca you’ll never be far from a fantastic beach. At Maria de la Salut self-catering villas the northeast coast is no more than half an hour away, at Santa Margalida. Can Picafort is more than a kilometre in length and features excellent facilities, including restaurants, bars and a water sports centre. Even closer to Maria de la Salut self-catering holiday accommodation is Son Baulo, home a lovely wide beach.
Majorca is synonymous with Mediterranean weather, with warm weather and blue skies expected from spring through to autumn. The hottest months at villas in Maria de la Salut are June, July and August, when highs of more than 30 degrees are the norm. The rest of the year is either mild or pleasantly warm, with a little more rain.
Palma Airport (PMI) is about a 40-minute drive door to door from holiday accommodation in Maria de la Salut. There are flights here from airports across the UK throughout the summer months via airlines such as Monarch, easyJet Ryanair and Thomas Cook, while there are year-round connections from London-Stansted (STN), Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and Luton (LTN).