Alaró is one of the most historical areas of Mallorca, a true meccca of local culture and interest.
Alaró is located in a beautiful valley opening to the green Tramuntana mountains, it is surrounded by fields of olive trees.
The most significant feature of Alaró is perhaps the two mountain tops guarding the valley. On one of these two, the impressive old fortress Castell d’Alaró is situated, a fotress inhabited since prehistoric times, and furthermore, a fortress which has had direct influence on the Mallorca you know today.
Alaró is particular popular amongst active holidaymakers, who come to explore the scenic nature and the versatile landscapes in the local area. The nature here allows for many sports and physical activities, as well as of course relaxation and tranquility.
Accommodation & hotel offers in Alaró
Alaró offers only a handful of hotels, the rest of the accommodation options consists of apartments and fincas for rent.
Renting a finca in Alaró, must be one of the best ways to spend a holiday here. Being close to the nature, one with the locals and yet, in contact with the rest of the island. Alaró is located somewhat in the middle of Majorca, not far from the main highway, cutting through Majorca.
Things to see around Alaró
Alaró is home to a great attraction, the Castell d’Alaró, located on top of the mountain looking over Alaró. This amazing old fortress, offers panoramic views all over Majorca.
When in Alaró, you are pretty close to everything, but you’re going to need a vehicle of some kind, or very strong legs. Short drives from here, you should visit the Santuari de Lluc, or the city of Inca.
The restaurants and cafes in Alaró, serves a great combination between traditional Majorcan cousine and internation favourites. Mainly the cafes around the center square, is a place to look for town life and something for all tongues.
Alaró felt a breeze of fame, when the resaturant Es Verger, suddenly got some media attention. The reason was, that the restaurant offers only traditional Majorcan dishes, and you sit on long benches, in the rustic old stone building. It just doesn’t get more authentic than this!
Alaró excellent location by the feet of the mountains, open to a wealth of opportunities when it comes to physical activities and sports.
Cycling, hiking, sports climbing, MTB, are just a few of the more popular activities to do around Alaró.
A lot of companies, are offering guidet tours around the mountains, starting in Alaró.
Every Saturday morning, a weekly market is held in Alaró, in the center square. This market is a great way to blend in with the locals, and maybe you’ll find an offer you can’t resist on leather goods or local produce. No matter what your intentions are, it’s a wonderful way to start the day, and to really feel the local atmosphere.