Accommodation offers in Banyalbufar
When browsing through the accommodation offers in Banyalbufar, it is of utmot importance that you are aware that this area is quite isolated! I tell you this only because I know that it really gets quiet up here, no matter which time of year you visit.
What does this mean? It means, that if you do not rent a vehicle, you can very well feel too enclosed. It is not a bad thing, don’t get me wrong, its just that it’s important to know this early in your holiday planning.
The hotels up here, offers amazing services, amazing locations and amazing food! A personal recommendation, is the Hotel Sa Baronia, an old rebuilt palace.
Banyalbufar, or Bañalbufar, offers a tranquil holiday base, with stunning views over the azure sea from the green slopes that the village is built on.
Banyalbufar, is located on the very west coast of Mallorca, nowhere near anything else in complete isolation from noise.
If your ideal holiday plans include peace and nature, Banyalbufar might just be what you’re looking for!
Sights and places of interest in the local area of Banyalbufar
You will have to look no further that just down the main road of the village, before the first sight appears. Sa Clastra de sa Baronia, is the old patio, belonging to the Hotel Sa Baronia, and open to the public. This old palace used to belong to the baroness, and this patio was the center of every event held.
Outside the village border, between Banyalbufar and Estellencs, you will find the popular tourist favourite, Torre es Verger. This beautiful and well-preserved watchtower dating back from the 16. century, has become a trademark of this area. You can climb the narrow metal stairs inside the tower to reach the platform on top, from where you can enjoy the amazing views all over the green and blue coastline.
Again, I have to advice you to rent a vehicle, at least for a day or two, in order to really see some of the treasures of the island.
Torre des Verger
This amazing old watchtower offers a unique viewpoint with panoramic views overlooking the Balearic sea. The tower is situated between Banyalbufar and Estellencs, with parking options next to it. You can climb the old iron stairs inside the tower to access the top platform from where the breathtaking views occur.
Visit the medieval watchtower and enjoy the amazing views
Stone terraces of Banyalbufar
These stone terraces are known as “marjades”, iconic to the village and local area of Banyalbufar. From the stone terraces you can enjoy amazing views over the coastline. The stone terraces were installed by the Moors, and extremely advanced watering system making use of the water running from the mountains to the sea.
Stop and enjoy the views from the stone terraces
Visit tis amazing old manor and noble home of the baroness of Banyalbufar, which is now turned into a wonderful petit hotel offering amazing sea views from the rooms and the terrace. You are free to walk in and visit the patio of Sa Baronia, the clastra, which is the main sight of this historic building in the centre of the charming village.
Visit the Baronia building and its lovely patio
Parish church of Banyalbufar
This small parish church is situated right next to the beautiful town hall building. The church is fortified due to the brutal attacks from pirates during the Middle Ages, actually, this is the second parish church of Banyalbufar hence the first was completely destroyed by attackers. The church became a safe place for the local congregation of Banyalbufar.
Visit the fortified parish church
Banyalbufar, only offer a handful restaurants and cafes, to choose from. In return, you will be served some of the best Majorcan and Mediterranean dishes found on the west coast. Moreover, the price includes the most scenic atmosphere, as you take in the amazing views over the blue horizon.
Banyalbufar, has a great location when talking about activity offers. Here, in the center of the west coast, everything is like a playground to a fresh pair of legs.
Cycling, MTB, sports climbing and hiking, are some of the most popular activities people come here to experience.
If the idea of a beach appeals to you, this is actually an option too in Banyalbufar. Down by the feet of the steep slopes, you’ll find the Cala Banyalbufar, a 100 meter wide stone and sand beach. Note, there are no facilities down here.
Unfortunately, Banyalbufar does not have a weekly market due to the small size of the village. Instead, head to hearby Valldemossa for a traditional market on Sundays.
Banyalbufar, is located on the very west coast of Mallorca, bordering the municipalities of Estellencs and Valldemossa.