Santa Eugènia is located in peaceful surroundings in the Mallorcan countryside. However, Santa Eugènia is actually no more than a 15 minutes drive from Palma, which gives the town a great location for you who want to have it all.
Your base in Santa Eugènia, will be characterized by seclusion, fresh countryside air and emblematic Mediterranean nature, away from tourists and close to the local community.
Santa Eugènia is an ensemble of four small villages; Ses Coves, Ses Olleries, Ses Alqueries and Santa Eugènia itself. Rising over the entire area, you will see the mountain of Son Segui giving Santa Eugènia a contrast between mountainous and rural landscape, very beautiful. In the morning hours, you can enjoy the orange sun rise behind the old mill district, situated on top of a hill in the eastern end of the village, creating majestic silhouettes of these magnificence old mills.
Santa Eugènia is a great place for exploring real Mallorcan culture and nature. We have collected a selection of places of interest and arranged them in a cultural route for you to follow. On the route, you will see the local area, get to know the village and understand the local culture here.
In the village you will find a small handful of local bars offering an intimate atmosphere where locals meet up. Indeed your company is appreciated out here, because they are not used to see tourists come to eat here.
The area is great for exlporing and discovering local culture and nature. Hiking, walking, mountainbiking and road cycling are all popular activities here. The mountain of Son Segui is very popular for walking and climbing, namely because of the mixed arts of flowers, plants and wildlife that has home up here. Many birdwatchers and amateur ornithologists loves coming here.
Another great place to stroll around, is the area called “Ses Coves”. The area has its name from the many prehistoric caves used for habitation.
If you are an animal lover, find the local zoo just next to the freeway exit of the area. The zoo gives money donations to charities helping threatened animals all over the world. In the zoo, you can see and learn about exotic animals as well as Mediterranean animals.
The weekly market in Santa Eugènia is held every Friday morning in the street called Carrer ses Escoles.
The market is a traditional grocery market offering commodities such as fresh produce, crafts and flowers.