The small town of Es Verger is located in one of the more mountainous areas of Majorca, approximately 36 kilometres northwest of the island’s capital city Palma de majorca. Although it is considered to be somewhat off the beaten tourist track, Es Verger still manages to attract its fair share of holiday makers, mainly owing to the quality of the attractions and leisure activities on offer. If you choose to book an Es Verger holiday home, you are consequently in for an excellent Mediterranean holiday full of Spanish flavour. The holiday homes in Es Verger include large and small villas in rural settings with gorgeous views and some offer features like private pools.
The region around Es Verger is absolutely beautiful and caters, in particular, to lovers of fine food and wines. It is however an advantage to have your own transportation, as it maximises the amount that you can see during your time in Majorca.
-Wine tasting is a definite must around Es Verger, with various top notch wineries offering up their wares for tasting. One such establishment is the Es Verger Esporles Winery and Olive Press, which produces award winning wines and extra virgin olive oils. Although this winery is located approximately 30 kilometres from Es Verger, in Esporles, it is certainly worth the drive, and will undoubtedly return you to your Es Verger holiday villa with a few bottles fantastic red wine to enjoy by the pool.
Eating is something that you will also really enjoy in Es Verger, especially if you appreciate well-cooked lamb, as the village is said to serve the best lamb in Majorca. One of the most popular restaurants in the area, owing in no small part to its location is Es Verger in Alaró situated directly under the Castle of Alaro, roughly 4 kilometres from most holiday homes in Es Verger.
-TheInca Markets are the largest markets on Majorca and are held every Thursday in Inca, which is located a mere 20 kilometres from Es Verger. The markets are famous for selling everything from fresh produce to clothes and plants, and are a great place to pick up souvenirs, try some of the local delicacies and get in touch with the native Spanish culture.
-Going to the Beach is something that you must do at least once whilst on Majorca, if only to marvel at the contrast between the pristine white sand and turquoise ocean. Although your Es Verger holiday villa won’t be situated directly on the coast, a short half hour drive will have you at one of numerous beautiful beaches in the area, such as spectacular Shingle Beach near Soller.
-Sightseeing in and around Es Verger is amazing, due in no small part to the sheer natural beauty of the area. There are however, also some fantastic manmade structures in the region, such as the Castle of Alaró, from which you can see all the way to Palma de majorca on a clear day. The Lluc Monastery is also definitely worth seeing if you are interested in learning a little about the island’s history.
Es Verger experiences a typical Mediterranean climate consisting of warm dry summers (19°C to 30°C) and cool (12°C to 19°C), generally wet winters. The best time to visit the area is consequently between May and October; however, if you wish to book an Es Verger holiday home outside of peak season, you will find that most homes are significantly less expensive.
Getting to Es Verger is an extremely simple process, as the village is located only 36 kilometres from Son Sant Joan, Majorca’s only airport. You may consequently choose to travel to your holiday villa in Es Verger by hire car, taxi or shuttle bus, although choosing a hire car allows you stop along the way and enjoy the great scenery Majorca has to offer.