Finca Hotel Son Palou, Majorca
|Plaza de la Iglésia s/n, 07349, Orient, Majorca, Balearic Islands, SPAIN.|
Description: Finca Hotel Son PalouFinca Hotel Son Palou, a rural inn set in the middle of a private 150 hectare estate with extensive apple and cherry trees orchards, cultivated fields and mountains, is an ideal base for hiking, riding mountain-bikes or simply strolling around to watch the harvest. The eco-friendly philosophy is not just a gimmick, but an integral part of the entire experience.
Just 25 minutes away by car from Palma de Mallorca, the bustling capital city of this Mediterranean island belonging to Spain, Finca Hotel Son Palou is an oasis of peace and quiet. The closest beach, Puerto Soller, can be reached in less than half an hour and the nearest town, Orient, is a hidden village in the heart of the Tramuntana mountain range.
Finca Hotel Son Palou is a gathering place for people who look for peace and quiet, for nature lovers and gourmets. Enjoy the fresh, organically homegrown farm products, the delicious regional food and the unmatched beauty and tranquility of these unique and unspoiled surroundings. The well-tended gardens merge almost imperceptibly into their natural surroundings.
Type of rooms: Finca Hotel Son Palou2 Superior Double Rooms
2 Superior Double Rooms with Terrace
2 Junior Suites with Jacuzzi
6 Junior Suites with Terrace
Rooms are furnished in an individual and tasteful style and include safe, mini-bar, telephone, satellite TV, ISDN connection and adjustable air-conditioning and heating, and of course a bathroom with, toilet, hairdryer and bathrobe, either bathtub or shower. The larger Superior Rooms have a terrace and the spacious Junior Suites feature a whirlpool.
Additional information: Finca Hotel Son Palou
Dining: One of the most important and distinctive features of Finca Son Palou is the highly renowned restaurant offering modern Mediterranean cuisine based on traditional recipes and cooking methods, elaborated with the finest local produce to create a daily-changing menu full of original and often surprising tastes. Friendly and efficient table service and an excellent wine cellar with many delicious local wines. Lunch or dinner may be served outdoors on the beautiful terrace with its fantastic sunsets and breathtaking views across the Orient Valley. From spring to autumn, weather permitting.
Special Events: Whether it be a seminar, conference, product presentation, staff incentive, exhibition or private function, Finca Son Palou is the ideal place to hold it. The secluded, rural setting of the hotel lends itself perfectly to outdoor activities, and there is a complete program of group and individual pursuits to combine team-building or adventure activities with all the comforts offered by a top class rural hotel. Just let them know the kind of event you're planning - whatever you require, they will help turn those plans into a memorable reality.
Activities: Massage and beauty treatments such as Full Body Massage, Foot Reflexology, Pedicure with foot-bath and foot massage, and Manicure with hand-bath and hand massage. No excuse needed, you don't need to suffer from any kind of ailment or ache. Sometimes you just need to feel good!
Golf: There are 14 top quality, well designed 18 hole golf courses. To name just three within easy reach of Son Palou:
Son Termens: just a few kilometers from Valldemossa, this is the nearest golf course. It is probably the course most integrated into its natural surroundings and considered the most ecological golf course in Mallorca.
Alcanada: west of Alcudia Bay, this magnificent course is surrounded by nature and the sea with impressive views from almost everywhere. An unusual blend of sport and beauty which is hard to beat.
Poniente: ideal for professionals or very good players. A long, difficult golf course, densely wooded, with lakes where many aquatic birds live.
Hiking & Trekking: They have collected a series of the most popular excursions and walks as well as others in the area.
Location: The remote setting and comfortable facilities make Finca Hotel Son Palou the ideal escape from the busy daily routine and the perfect place to rest, relax and recover from the stresses of the outside world.
The buildings were completely renovated in 2001 in order to offer the most modern facilities with all the benefits of new technology, but without sacrificing the typical rural nature of the mountain village architecture lending itself to the sense of traveling back in time. The cozy atmosphere continues into the warm and welcoming ambience of the interiors and the eclectic atmosphere of the public spaces.
The town still retains the original character of a typical Mallorcan mountain village. The narrow, winding road that connects Buñola with Orient passes through some of Mallorca´s most breathtakingly beautiful countryside. There are approximately 25 houses in Orient, all of which are characteristic of the rural architecture of the Tramuntana mountain range.
Number of rooms: 12
Official category: 4 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1400/2002.
Period of closure: from Nov.24 to Jan.30.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English, German, French.Smoking policy: Under Spanish law, smoking is forbidden inside hotels and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Amex, Mastercard.
GPS Coordinates: 39° 44' 3.46'' N 2° 45' 31.22'' E
Nearest airport: Palma de Mallorca (Son Sant Joan) - 45 km.