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Make a holiday rental townhouse or property in Fornalutx, Mallorca your home away from home

The village of Fornalutx, Majorca, is an impossibly picturesque little settlement on the north coast of the island, just north of Soller. Set in a simply magical landscape, surrounded by orange and lemon groves which adorn the valley walls at the bottom of which the village is found. The peak of Puig Major, which dominates the skyline to the back of Fornalutx, glows orange in the dim light of the sunset, and the rustic cottages which line the thin streets of Fornalutx gleam in the morning light, meaning you wake every morning to an incredibly beautiful and peaceful view from your holiday rental property in Fornalutx.

Things to do on holiday in Fornalutx, Mallorca (Majorca)

You should be warned; taking a Fornalutx property for a holiday once will almost certainly mean you get to know the village very well over the next few years. It is almost impossible not to fall in love with the village almost immediately upon your arrival, walking up the steep, flower strewn steps up to the ancient centre of Fornalutx. The open stone cottages and lush, perfectly cultivated gardens give the village an magnificently peaceful air.

The village lies in the heart of the Serra de Tramuntana Mountains, sitting in the bottom of a beautiful valley, and as a result, Fornalutx hotel rooms, villas and townhouses are taken by walkers, climbers and mountain bikers throughout the year. The area is undeniably stunning, and with a charm that is impossible to replicate, making it the perfect place to relax and recuperate after a hard day of leisure. There are many excellent routes into the mountains, offering unrivalled views across Majorca. The locals and fantastically welcoming and the cafes and restaurants serve a delicious mix of local delicacies and international cuisine.

If you are lucky enough to be staying in a Fornalutx townhouse around the first week of September, the whole village leaps into life with the arrival of the Nativity of the Mother of God. The unique event of the Running of the Ox is the main spectator event during the festival, but there is a huge amount to enjoy, from the traditional music and dance performances to the parades which pass through the centre of the village.

Places to visit on holiday in Fornalutx, Mallorca (Majorca)

Just a little way along the valley from a Fornalutx property is the port town of Soller. Located right on the beach, Soller is a fantastic place to take a peaceful beach holiday, close to the wonderful mountain scenery which has blessed Fornalutx. There are some magnificent historical buildings to be explored in Soller, and even if you only come to investigate the heritage, a trip to Soller from self catering Fornalutx property is well worth it.

Weather in Fornalutx, Mallorca (Majorca)

Majorca benefits from a beautifully mild climate. In the summer, monthly temperatures average around 27°C, which, whilst being hot, is not unbearably so. Daily peaks hit the mid 30’s, but rarely reach 40°C. Even during the winter, temperatures remain warm, averaging 14°C in January.

Travel to Fornalutx, Mallorca (Majorca)

Palma International Airport (PMI) is fantastically well connected to the UK. There are frequent flights from a whole range of airlines, from the cheap and cheerful to the more luxurious. It will take just over an hour and a half to arrive at a Fornalutx property or townhouse, but as soon as you arrive, you will be in absolutely no doubt that the journey was worth it many times over.

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                                                                                                      Beautiful house and fantastic scenery

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We have just had a lovely stay in Fornalutx at your beautiful home, the house is great for families, there is loads of room and the outside space and pool are excellent. We will certainly consider staying at the house again, we have stayed at many in the area and this was one of the best.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017

                                                                                                      A lovely house in a fantastic location

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We have just returned from a 9-day stay at this lovely house in the centre of the village which is a 5 minute walk from the bakery, main square (3 bars) and Spar (the only grocery shop in Fornalutx but has what you need for a short stay). The house was clean, nicely decorated, and comfortable. The main entrance opens directly into the sitting room and across a short landing into the bedroom. There is a lovely balcony off the bedroom which gets the sun in the evening. You then go down a flight of wooden stairs to the bathroom and the garden, and down another flight of stairs to the dining room, and a few more stairs into the kitchen. Watch your head if you're tall - my husband clunked his head on the kitchen beam and the doorway into the sitting room on several occasions - but it's an old house so to be expected. The garden is a real sun-trap, and we enjoyed a couple of suppers outside on the terrace which is nicely lit at night. We were pleasantly surprised to find it was warm enough to do so in late April. We didn't bother with a car for such a short visit. We could either walk to Soller (the path goes directly from the front door) and is lovely as it meanders through the orange groves, and is all downhill. From there we were able to pick up a bus (to Deia), or get the train from there to Palma. There are buses from the village (1 morning, lunch-time and early evening) but not on Sundays or Public Holidays. The small gallery in Soller was a treat, and the day we went to visit Robert Graves' house in Deia we were the only people there! The walking is lovely here and we were lucky to have very good weather so had some spectacular hikes into the Mountains and a rather lovely, less strenuous one, into the hills around the back of Soller Port. It was our first introduction to Mallorca and we enjoyed it very much. Having travelled around Spain for many years, I am not sure it is the 'real Spain' as someone wrote in the visitor's book as it is quite touristy and everyone speaks English which is not the case with many of the small mountain villages we've stayed in over the years where we've been compelled to speak Spanish (no bad thing), but nevertheless, it has enormous charm and I would recommend both the house and the location, which is spectacular. Wendy was very easy to deal with, and prompt in answering any queries. All in all, a lovely holiday and many thanks to Wendy for the use of her lovely house.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Apr 2017