A place where, with your five senses, you can connect with history, craftsmanship, the town's customs, local gastronomy and its spectacular sea and mountain landscapes.
Artà and its surroundings
THE TOWN OF ARTÁ
Artà is heritage, tradition, modernity, nature and tourism, a beautiful spot to discover authentic inland Mallorca, stroll through its streets, discover its most iconic areas such as Plaza del Mercado, with its atmospheric bars and terraces or Avenida Antoni Blanes, full of shops selling local products.
SANCTUARY OF SAINT SALVADOR (SANTUARIO DE SANT SALVADOR)
Located at the top of the hill in the town Artà, you will find an architectural site which is home to the Sanctuary of Saint Salvador and the house of the Donat (la casa del Donat), protected by a large wall of Muslim origin, and which you can walk around, where you can enjoy the peace and quiet of this hill and stunning panoramic views of the surroundings.
SES PAÏSSES TALAYOTIC SETTLEMENT (POBLADO TALAYÓTICO DE SES PAÏSSES)
On the outskirts of the town of Artá, you will find one of the most important and best-preserved archaeological sites of the Balearic Islands, stretching 13,500 m2, surrounded by a circular wall where you can see the remains of houses, large stones and ritual structures belonging to the people that inhabited the island 3000 years ago.
Capdepera was an important military location during the Middle Ages due to its location on the far east side of Mallorca. A place steeped in history, where you can walk along its walls, visit the wonderful Capdepera Castle, a true Medieval jewel. At sunset, you can reach the Capdepera Lighthouse, situated on an imposing cliff with views of Menorca which, together with Menorca's Artrutx lighthouse, protect the Menorca Channel, the communication link between the two islands.
In the heart of Artá’s mountains, you will find Betlem Hermitage, founded in 1818 and built on the ruins of an ancient Muslim farmstead. A beautiful setting which exudes peace and tranquility. From here, you can explore the different hiking routes and trips around the Natural Park.
LLEVANT PENINSULA NATURAL PARK
The Llevant Peninsula Natural Park, a natural paradise stretching 1,671 hectares where you can enjoy the highest summits in the Sierra de Levante mountains - Puig Morei, 564 m; Puig des Porrassar, 491 m; Puig de sa Tudossa, 441 m -, walk along its coastal routes and discover its beautiful picnic areas with barbecues.
Activities in Artà
Enjoy golf in Mallorca, just 15 minutes by car from the hotel, you will find four of the most prestigious and highly rated golf courses in Mallorca, with magnificent scenery and wonderful sea views from its holes. Pula Golf, Golf Club Son Servera, Capdepera Golf Club and Canyamel Golf.
CAVES OF ARTÀ
The Caves of Artà are one of the most surprising and iconic places in Mallorca, situated in the bay of Canyamel, it takes 40 minutes to walk through the different caverns known as Purgatory (Purgatorio), the Theatre hall (la sala del Teatro), the hall of Flags (la sala de Banderas) and the hall of Fame (la Gloria). A spectacular natural creation that takes place in an underground space of stalagmites rising from the ground and stalactites with extraordinary shapes and natural arches of limestone rock.
VISIT THE MARKETS
Artà market is held in the town centre, in the pedestrianised street called Ciutat every Tuesday. It has hundreds of stalls and a wide variety of local products. In the nearby town of Capdepera, you can enjoy a journey to the Middle Ages in its Medieval market which is held every year in May, with theatre performances, gastronomy, handicrafts, music and dance.
Artà has about 25 km of coastline and a sustainable urban and tourist model that has allowed it to be preserved in its most natural state. Some of the unspoilt beaches we can enjoy are Cala Torta, Cala Mitjana, Cala Na Clara, Ca Los Camps, S'Arenalet d'Aubarca, among others.
Mallorca is the perfect destination for those who love cycling, with fantastic landscapes and well-signposted routes. There are routes available from Artà towards the area of Alcudia and Pollensa. The best times to enjoy this sport are spring and autumn, when the temperature is more pleasant.
In the east of Mallorca, you will find some stunning hiking routes, such as the climb up Puig de Sa Tudossa, an easy 13km route with one of the best panoramic views of the entire northeast coast of Mallorca. There are also coastal routes from Cala Mijana to s’Arenalet des Verger, with magnificent views of the Mediterranean sea and, on clear days, you can even see the island of Menorca.