- SQM 122
Although only 30 minutes from Palma's attractions, the charming village house "Casa Tramuntana" is almost in the mountains, on the edge of the pretty shoemaker's town Alaró in a southern slope at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains. You can enjoy the expanse of the countryside and at the same time the amenities of the pretty town of Alaró, which offers numerous shops and good restaurants. An ideal holiday destination for active vacationers, a family with 1-2 children or 4 friends who like to spend quality time hiking and relaxing together in the beautiful mountain scenery. In just over 20 minutes you can reach the hiking paradise around the Orient, on shopping it goes into the old leather and wine town of Inca.For sea pleasures, the city beaches of the capital and the port of Sóller offer.
You will not forget this view! It does not matter whether you let your eyes wander from the small but fine straw-covered terrace by the house or through the bedroom windows, there is always a breathtakingly beautiful perspective on the village and the valley as if painted in front of you. Built in 1900, the village house has been completely renovated with great attention to detail. This is felt as you enter the house when you are literally absorbed by its quiet and harmonious atmosphere.The original rustic wooden door with its fittings has been preserved, as well as the partially visible natural stone walls and wooden beams and the traditional washbasin for washing, in the past was still washed with potash the laundry, and this was cleverly set with light in Zene. Simple natural colors combined with dark or colorful accents can be found here. Throughout the house, the architecture, furnishings and decorative elements reflect a beautiful, tranquil Moroccan style, blending in with the Mallorcan traditional elements, making this villa a hideaway for active holidaymakers and those seeking relaxation. The colorful floor, the white walls, the white bricked furniture and the natural stone walls with wooden elements are particularly elegant and chic here with black metal elements and white / beige upholstery.
The elevated terrace leads to the open, homely living room with open-plan kitchen. Here, your gaze will immediately fall on the original floor and you will pause, because here meets Mallorcan tradition on exotic history. Cleverly, natural stone was connected with terracotta bricks and colorful ceramic tiles, creating a magical atmosphere. The bright living room has a brick white corner bench with comfortable cushions and pillows in elegant white and beige tones that invite you to relax. A cast-iron wood stove spreads even on cooler evenings its cozy warmth in the living room and bedroom - and should someone really have seen enough of the phenomenal panorama outside, a smart TV offers a different kind of television.The absolute center and meeting place for all visitors is the large dining area in front of the open mallorquinen kitchen with the rustic wood dining table with its black metal legs. Eating, playing, reading or planning the next activities: everything is possible in this place, always with the view directed outside, through the large open door. The kitchen is fully equipped with modern appliances. From this cozy living room you enter a spacious bathroom with elaborate ceramic painting on the wall, which reflects the Mallorcan life, it is equipped with colorful mosaic floor and with shower tray. Just the place to refresh and unwind after an active day.
For a restful night's sleep after a beautiful island day, two cozy bedrooms, one with a Balinese bed and one with a double bed, are available. From here you can enjoy a wonderful view of Alaró and the valley. Masonry white shelves provide space for clothing. Simple natural colors and precious materials create a cozy ambience.
On the small natural straw covered terrace at the house is sun all day and in the evening you can on the cozy benches with a glass of wine to end the day wonderful.
A narrow street at the end, making it more suitable for smaller rental cars, takes you from this enchanting village house to the architecturally sophisticated village of Alaró.Exactly the right plaster for active vacationers! The former shoemaker town of Alaró revolves around a good drive, including handcrafted cowboy boots and touring wheels. You can also expect good food and fine wines. The ascent to the ruins of the Castell d'Alaró at an altitude of 825 m, the hiking trails around the Orient and challenging cycling tours on your own are just some of the possibilities to get to know the Tramuntana region. Similarly, the popular weekly market in neighboring Santa Maria del Camí offers a wide range of culinary delights.
Facilities: Air conditioning hot / cold in living rooms and bedrooms, fitted kitchen, city water, electric heating, wood-burning stove, safe, street parking (in the narrow streets is not a car advisable)
For the final cleaning a fee of 80 € will be charged.
The beautiful village of Alaró is located in the northwest of Mallorca and lies at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains. Alaró, which has 4,500 inhabitants and serves as the administrative center of the homonymous municipality, resides far away from large hotel complexes. In addition to its tranquility and originality Alaró charms its inhabitants and visitors through a unique natural landscape.The charming village is surrounded by a fantastic mountain backdrop characterized by fig, carob, almond and olive trees. Alaró is particularly famous for its first-class gastronomy, which offers culinary highlights to gourmets. High above Alaró triumphs the most famous attraction of the village - the castle of Alaró. In the picturesque streets of Alaró are numerous small shops with handicrafts.
Over time, this beautiful place has become one of the most popular residential areas for property owners in Mallorca. Both the seclusion of Alaró and its fantastic panoramic views from the 825 meter high Puig de Alaró mountain to the entire Balearic Island attract more and more residents who want to settle in a natural location in Mallorca.
The story of Alaró
Alaró has a centuries-old history that gave the quiet village a lot of character. In 1241, the small town was first mentioned in a document under the name Oloron. Historians suggest that the name of the village has either an Iberian or Arabic origin, with the Arabic term Hisn al-rum can be translated as "Roman Fortress".
Economically, both mining and shoe making played a significant role. Today, the inhabitants of Alarò live mainly on agriculture.
The Castle of Alaró is characterized by its outstanding strategic importance in the history of Majorca.As the base of the last independence fighters and because of their laborious conquest by the troops of Alfonso III of Aragón, the castle symbolizes resistance and the patriotic struggle of the Mallorcans over their homeland.
Top 5 travel tips for Alaro
As one of the most interesting sights of Alaró stands out the "Castell d'Alaró". Alaró Castle, for example, is a very popular excursion and hiking destination for locals and tourists from all over the world, who can admire the ruins of the fortress at close range and enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the beautiful Balearic Island.
Alaró is a good starting point for wonderful walks in nature and in the Tramuntana mountains.For example, you can hike to the mountain peaks Puig de Ofre or Puig des Tossals Verds.
Visitors to Alaró should not miss a visit to the weekly market, which takes place every Saturday in the town hall square of Alaró. Because here you can experience the typical Mallorcan life up close and be drawn by fresh fruit and vegetables, colorful stalls and the joie de vivre of the Mallorcans in the spell.
Two large village festivals are worth a trip to Alaró. Every year, on the 29th of June, the "Fiesta Sant Pere" and on the 16th of August the "Fiesta Sant Roc" take place, transforming the contemplative village into a lively place with music, dances and local specialties.
Sport and leisure in Alaró
The residents of Alaró enjoy a variety of sports and leisure activities. Thus, the beautiful natural environment of the traditional village offers not only interesting hiking trails, but also great trails for Nordic walking, mountain biking or cycling. In addition, the residents of Alaró enjoy the fresh air and the Mediterranean landscape on long walks.
Sports enthusiasts will get their money's worth on the well-equipped sports complex in Alaró. In addition to several tennis courts, the residents of the idyllic village benefit from a football pitch and a swimming pool.
Top restaurants in Alaro
Among the most popular restaurants of Alaró is the "Es Verger".In this authentic old mountain farm guests can enjoy, among other things, best Mallorcan lamb specialties. The excellent biovegetarian restaurant "Ecosenalla" also offers its guests delicious Mediterranean cuisine of the highest standard, with fresh local ingredients forming the basis for fantastic creations in a very nice ambience.
1 Bathroom, 2 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room
SleepingBed linen, 1 Double bed, 1 King bed
CookingCoffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Refrigerator
Heating/CoolingAir conditioning, Electric heating, Holzofen
EntertainmentWireless Broadband Internet, TV (Satellite)
SanitaryEssentials, Shower, Towel-set, Hot Tub, Washbasin