Soller – A Resort on the Stunning North-West Coast
For older couples wanting an idyllic, relaxing holiday, the resort of Soller is the perfect place to take a holiday in Majorca. The resort is very quiet and peaceful with plenty of places to take romantic strolls. With a 45 minute transfer time from the airport there is plenty of time to take in the surroundings and get a feel for the island. The beach on the resort is small and secluded however a larger stretch of beach is being planned. The nearby resort of Puerto de Soller has a larger beach area and is easy to reach by public transport.
Due to Soller’s fantastic location on the North West coast of Majorca, visitors are promised a calm atmosphere and a stunning view of the surrounding countryside. This small Majorca resort is a renowned beauty spot with access to pretty villages, country farm houses and wonderful countryside. Visitors have a choice of staying in a variety of accommodation choices. For those wanting a cheap holiday in Majorca, Soller offers several low key hotels as well as larger hotels for those wanting a more luxury break. Alongside the various hotels, Soller offers a wide variety of apartments, cottages and villas.
Soller is truly a spectacular destination for those wanting to take a break from day to day life. For those wanting a relaxing holiday in a quiet Majorca resort, Soller is the perfect choice. Although this resort is not catered towards families with young children, Soller is perfect for older couples wanting to take advantage of the romantic atmosphere.
Soller - Beautiful, Relaxing Scenery
For those that are wanting a holiday to Majorca with added adventure, Soller is the perfect resort for long walks and mountain hikes. The Botanical Gardens are a beautiful popular tourist attraction linked with the Balearic Museum of Natural Science. For those that enjoy excursions why not take a shopping trip to Puerto de Soller or perhaps explore the nearby Palma? The regular fiestas inject colour and celebration into Soller and are a fantastic event to experience during your holiday to Majorca.
For those that like to take in the local history whilst on holiday, a Majorca holiday in Soller is perfect. The main focus of the town is the Placa Constitucio, which is surrounded by fantastic cafes and a stunning fountain located in the centre. A tram line passes through the Place towards the main station which holds a museum including work by Picasso. Whilst in this beautiful Majorca resort why not explore the Church of Saint Bartomeu which is located next to the famous Banco de Soller, a remarkable building with defining artwork. The town is bisected by a flowing river with a number of bridges and a bell tower nearby.
Soller - Cuisine By the Sea
During your visit to this fantastic Majorca resort, take advantage of the many international cuisines available between Soller and Puerto de Soller. With restaurants that serve everything from Italian to Chinese, everyone is catered for! The majority of the bars are located in Puerto de Soller, in keeping with the peaceful atmosphere, many of these bars are relaxed and do not stay open till the early hours. Make the most of your Majorca break by enjoying some live music in one of these bars or for those that enjoy a lively nightlife, take a bus to Palma and experience the larger nightclubs.
Soller offers a variety of old fashioned, vintage shops as well as many souvenir stores. Regular trams will take you into Puerto de Soller where there are more jewellery and clothing stores.
Visitors to this beautiful destination should take the opportunity to experience some of Soller’s fantastic local culture. For those that want to explore their resort whilst on holiday in Majorca, why not start by heading to one of the islands traditional festivals. St Anthony’s day is an important marker in the Soller calendar. The night before this event, bonfires are lit around the town and people toast local sausages on them. The day’s events consist of the public blessing of animals in the main square and a parade of horse riders. This event takes place in January and is the perfect reason to book a winter holiday to Majorca.
The main annual festival in Soller is held in May and is called the ‘Sa Fira I es Firo’ the celebrations last over four days and include numerous cultural and sporting events. The celebrations culminate with a fantastic firework display over the town, a fantastic sight for anyone wanting to experience the rich culture of the resort on a Majorca holiday. Other festivals take place across the summer months and are a great addition to any Majorca holiday break.
Soller - Weather and Climate
For those looking for a sun drenched holiday to Majorca, Soller is the perfect destination. With very hot weather especially between the summer months, the only time you will need a jacket is during the winter nights! Winter in Soller is milder that the summer period with a small chance of rain, although there is always some sunshine during the day!