A new resort has opened on Mallorca: Finca Serena s situated inland surrounded by rich vegetation. A location you will want to return to again and again.
We have no influence over it but wish we had. The weather is one of the most important reasons why we venture out on our travels. And Mallorca certainly fulfils this criterion. One of the reasons for the good weather on the island is its magnificent mountain regions that not only provide a protected retreat for a number of animals. The ninety kilometer long mountain range, Serra Tramuntana, keeps the vast majority of the rain clouds at bay.
The island has plenty more to offer: Fabulous bays, 180 in total. One of them is the half-moon formed Cala Murta. It can be reached through a pine forest and is another insider tip. Not to mention the Mallorcan cuisine with Spanish and Arabian influences, and the countryside that is positively bursting with abundance and entices you to linger for hours. And then there’s the Finca Serena, which opened this spring. It is situated inland, in the middle of Mallorca, on a forty hectare estate surrounded by vineyards, olive and lemon groves, cypresses and lavender fields.
Once an old finca, Pau Guardans transformed the location into a 5-star luxury hotel, where guests refuel and can indulge in the sweet pleasures of life.
The interior captivates with simple rusticality and timeless elegance. The 25 rooms were designed according to the Japanese Wabi-Sabi concept and follow Richard P. Powell’s motto: „Reduce everything to the basics, but don’t forget the poetry.“ They are completely furnished with natural materials such as cotton, linen, natural stone and wood from the area and have a view of the gardens, plantation and the Mallorcan countryside.
A number of the ingredients that the head chef Celia Martin- Nieto processes to veritable culinary delights are from these vegetable gardens and fruit plantations. Martin-Nieto relies on the gastronomical variety offered on the island for her dishes. The restaurant Jacaranda has a dining hall with ceiling- high windows and an extensive terrace, on which guests can dine under an open sky and with a view of the sumptuous countryside.
And of course the surroundings entice you to explore. Traditionally this is done by bike but there are also hiking paths. A yoga retreat, golf courses in the vicinity and an in-house spa with indoor pool, sauna and fitness area ensure that you will be revitalized after your holiday.
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