Algaida is outwardly a typical Mallorcan village, with narrow streets without sidewalks, rustic houses with green shutters on the windows, and nestled in a huge bed of almond and olive plantations.

Algaida is far more than just cozy village idyll, and although the town is not at the top of tourist brochures, it is a must visit for food and culture lovers. In fact, a lot of people would say, that you have not tasted Mallorca before you have eaten in Algaida.

In addition to food, Algaida is particularly known for glasswork, its attraction for artists, and its location close to one of Mallorca’s most important monasteries, which is an important piece of the Mallorcan culture.

Algaida local guide & rural holiday

Hotel and accommodation offers in Algaida

As the regional theme in Algaida, the range of hotels intact.
Here you are assured of complete peace and luxury in one of these aesthetic stone houses, where you can enjoy the beautiful views of Mallorca’s Es Pla, from the terrace and pool.

Sights to see around Algaida

It overturns far from the great castles or mention in tourist brochures Algaida. However, here is a fine collection of regional cultural monuments, that attracts the lens of every camera, and tells a little story about Mallorca. Especially the old windmills are popular among tourists in Algaida, particular the Ca’n Xina Moli, which has been transformed into an exhibition room for upcoming artists.

For an extraordinary sight, go and visit the beautiful Randa mountain, named after the small hamlet that lies by the foot of it. On this mountain, you will find nothing less than 3 sanctuaries, that has been built by monks during medieval times. On the top of the mountain, you will find one of Mallorcas most famous monasteries, the Santuari de Cura, where one of Mallorcas most important missionaries, Ramon Llull, did his studies. One of the main reason for Ramon Llull’s importance is, that he was the first to ever write a book in the Catalan language.

A car (or bike) is clearly recommended, if you plan to base here in Algaida. Any vehicle will give you quick access, to all of the treasures around the island

Sights in Algaida

Moli d’En Xina

Sights in Algaida

Stone crosses

Sights in Algaida

Castellitx

Churches in Mallorca

Church of Sant Pere i Sant Pau

Monasteries & Convents

Santuari de Cura

Activities, Tours and Excursions

Algaidas beautiful and hilly terrain makes it an ideal place, and a true pleasure, to get the legs moving. Algaida is popular with both hikers and cyclists, who are attracted by the fresh and clean air, and the marvelous viewpoints at the nearby Randa mountain.

Wine and tapas tour excursion in Mallorca

Private wine tour with tapas

Enjoy a private wine tour and visit a Mallorquin vineyard, where you’ll receive an introduction about the wine-making process as well as enjoying the tastes of some of the wines produced.

sunset cruise in the palma bay in mallorca

Sunset cruise in the palma bay

Enjoy the thrill of sailing from the port of Palma to the beautiful La Cueva Verde. Savor romantic time on-board a luxury catamaran.

guided walking tour in palma

Explore Palma at your own pace with a private licensed guide. Personalize the tour to suit your pace and preferences as you stroll through the Old Town exploring the stately patios, squares and mansions.

Restaurants and food culture in Algaida

Algaida is known and famous for its special Mallorcan cuisine, known as the ‘cocina mallorquina’.
Typically Mallorcan food have a base of olive oil, peppers, tomatoes, squash, eggplants, garlic and lots of fish, chicken and pork. For a quick meal or snack, a burger almost seems hard to track down in Algaida, while a delicious empanada or pa amb oli, is just around the corner.

However, it is among the many restaurants in Algaida, you must find all these beautiful Mallorcan cuisine and specialties, for they serve virtually nothing else. Therefore – if you want to come back home and say that you have tasted Mallorca, you must have stopped by a restaurant in Algaida.

Algaida enjoys a central and unique location close to the freeway and just 15 minutes from Palma de Mallorca. Neighbouring areas include Llucmajor, Montuïri and Sant Joan, all fantastic holiday destinations for a rural holiday enjoyed in tranquility and agricultural frames.

Infographic municipalities Pla de Mallorca

The Pla de Mallorca region

Pla de Mallorca is a region consisting of municipalities located in the geographical centre of Mallorca. Pla de Mallorca has gotten its name from the plain flat countryside that dominate most of the local areas in the region, only with exception of a few. When you travel in the Pla region, you will notice that tourism is far from the main source of income in strong contrast to the many coastal areas of the island. Out here, agriculture and production are the main sources of income and occupies most people.

What makes Pla de Mallorca an interesting region to travel in, is the authenticity and charm that dominates these rural districts. Moreover, travelling around in the Pla region is really easy due to the great infrastructure, broad roads, low traffic load and flat landscape.

Ariany holiday destination in Pla de Mallorca
Ariany
Can Picafort is a popular holiday destination in the Pla region of Mallorca
Ca’n Picafort
Destination guide to Costitx in the Pla region of Mallorca
Costitx
Lloret de Vistalegre is a typical destination for agroturismo holidays in the Pla region of Mallorca
Lloret de Vistalegre
Discover the rural holiday destination of Llubi in the Pla region of Mallorca
Llubí
Maria de la Salut is a destination in the Pla region of Mallorca perfect for relaxing
Maria de la Salut
Montuiri is a nice destination for finca holiday in Pla region of Mallorca
Montuïri
Muro is a typical place for finca holidays in the Pla region of Mallorca
Muro
Petra is a great destination in the Pla region of Mallorca for agriturismo holiday
Petra
Playa de Muro is a great destination for beach holiday in the Pla region in Mallorca
Playa de Muro
Porreres in the Pla region of Mallorca is a great destination for holiday on agroturismo
Porreres
Holiday on agroturismo in Sant Joan in the Pla region of Mallorca
Sant Joan
santa eugenia is a great destination in the pla region of mallorca for active holidays
Santa Eugénia
Sencelles is a typical destination for rural holidays in the Pla region of Mallorca
Sencelles
Sineu in the Pla region of Mallorca is a typical destination in the countryside
Sineu
Vilafranca de Bonany is a destination in the Pla region of Mallorca a great place to travel to for holiday on a Mallorcan agroturismo
Vilafranca de Bonany
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