Discover and explore the scenic natural area surrounding the charming mountain village of Puigpunyent in the Tramuntana.

Puigpunyent local guide

Puigpunyent, offers true idyll of nature. Situated in a small valley, secluded by the green slopes of the mountains, Puigpunyent is isolated from any noise or disturbance.

You want to choose Puigpunyent as your holiday base, if you don’t mind time standing still.

Restaurants in Puigpunyent

Puigpunyent, is home to a handful of cafes and restaurants, open most of the day.

On the menu cards, you will find mostly traditional Majorcan and Spanish dishes and snacks.

There’s usually a quite unique atmosphere on the cafes, because of the mix between locals and visitors.

Accommodation & hotel offers in Puigpunyent

There’s definitely not many places to choose from, when it comes to accommodation offers in Puigpunyent. However, the few there are makes your stay so much more exclusive and complete.

Typically, you will stay in an old Majorcan finca hotel, a rebuilt manor house, located on the green mountain slopes with stunning views over the valley. These finca hotels, are known for their high level of luxury and service, in other words, pure relaxation.

Activity offers in Puigpunyent

Cyclers and hikers, are especially privileged in Puigpunyent. The well-kept mountain roads, makes for excellent cycling routes, which takes you between other mountain villages, olive plantations and breathtaking views over the azure coastlines.

If sports climbing or mountain biking is your thing, the terrain around Puigpunyent offers a playground of rocky formations and wild untainted paths between the trees.

Attractions & sights to see near Puigpunyent

Puigpunyent is home to an amazing attraction, the La Reserva de Puig de Galatzo nature reserve. Up here, you will meet wild swans, peacocks and bears among others. Go and have fun in the zip wires, tibetan bridges, rock climbing, or bring your swimsuit and go for a refreshing bath in the crystal clear mountain lakes and waterfalls.

The Majorcan mountain range, is a treasury of wonderful sights and attractions. However, many of them requires a vehicle to get there. Closest to Puigpunyent, you will find the village of Esporles, home to the famous La Granja d’Esporles, a medieval manor house, displaying life of the Majorcan elite during time. A stroll through the paradise gardens with natural waterfalls and wild animals, is like a fantasy.

Every Wednesday morning at 8:00 am, Andratx opens up the streets for the weekly market to be held. It takes place centrally, on the city’s main square. At the market, you can let your senses be seduced, by a colorful and aromatic variety of fresh fruits, meat, fish, flowers and sweet almonds and figs. This is an ideal opportunity to taste some of the typical Mallorcan local delicacies, e.g. the famous sobrassada-sausages.

Puigpunyent is located just a 20 minutes drive from Palma in a valley in Tramuntana.

Infographic about Tramuntana region of Mallorca

The Tramuntana region

Tramuntana is both the name of the UNESCO protected mountain range that runs from south to north, as well as the name of the group of municipalities located in or close to these mountains.

When talking about Tramuntana in context of the mountain range, it is referred to as "Serra de Tramuntana", and when talking about the region, it is referred to simply as "Tramuntana".

The largest municipalities of the Tramuntana region, are Calviá and Andratx in the south and Pollenca in the north. The mountain range actually has its roots south of Malagá in Andalusiá.

The Serra de Tramuntana covers a surface of more than 30,000 hectares of landscape in Mallorca. The two main factors that make these mountains so unique, are the dry stone constructions and the hydraulic watering systems evidencing early day farming techniques. In almost any local area of the Tramuntana you travel, you will discover some of these very unique features which contributes to the picturesque settings.

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