The Houses of Sun, are splendid examples of typical Mallorcan civil architecture seen in the Tramuntana mountains

These houses pays special awe to the sun, as the sun always shines on them.

Notice the inscriptions and painted tiles on the facades of the houses, these are meant to keep the houses protected from evil spirits and other bad things.

This neighbourhood is located behind the main road passing through Esporles, but they are very easy to find and access. However, please do respect the locals, so don’t walk in on their properties. Take a few photos and move on.

How to find the houses


Esporles is a charming and idyllic little mountain village found less than a half an hour from Palma. Esporles is renown for its scenic and beautiful nature comprising a diverse collection of Mediterranean wildlife making it highly attractive place for hikers and cyclists. However, Esporles is also renown for its major tourist attraction, the Granja finca and ethnological museum, which is one of the most popular exhibitions on the island. Moreover, Esporles is known for its Sweets & Pastries fair, the Fira Dolce d’Esporles held every year in October. There are many reasons for you to come and visit Esporles and explore the surrounding area.

Visit Esporles

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