The outskirts of the hotel offer stunning views and small urban centers that will allow you to enjoy nature, the beach and leisurely activities.
Es Salobrar of Campos
The hotel is situated right next to Es Salobrar of Campos, a gathering of 130 ponds of sea water that layout in such a unique way is appears to be a playful mirror. The Carthaginians and the Romans dedicated much time is extracting the sea salt of this zone. They referred to the salt as ´white gold¨ and extracted it using very traditional methods.
Because of it unquestionable ecological value Es Salobrar is categorized as a natural reserve and protected area. The flowers and wildlife have adapted to the soil that is very rich in salt. But overall, the highlight of the land is the birds, with over 1700 species identified in the area. The abundance of birds has created an environment dearly appreciated by bird watchers everywhere. For this same reason, Es Salobrar is also recognized as a zone that offers special protection for birds-ZEPA.
The Southern coast of Mallorca is covered with sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Es Trenc is surrounded by the beaches of Ses Covetes and the sands of Sa Rapita, permitting long walks to the shore of an always calm sea.
There are also several other options: in the nearby town of Colonia de Sant Jordi one can find the beaches Es Carbo and Es Dols, that offers the almost gift-like panoramic view of the archipelago of Cabrera.
Colonia de Sant Jordi
Colonia de Sant Jordi belonging to the district of Ses Salines is one of the most popular summer destinations for Mallorcan families. Years ago, the population was comprised mainly of a small group of fishermen. Now in day there is a wide array of opportunities to enjoy the local gastronomy and partake in leisurely activities. Many ships headed to the archipelago of Cabrera depart from Colonia de Sant Jordi. On the ships, an interpreter serves as a tour guide and explains the great ecological value of this National Park.
Marine Land National Park of Cabrera
The archipelago of Cabrera is a small paradise that was declared a National Park in 1991. It is a formation of 18 islands, however, Cabrera is the only island that is accessible. The range of the land is mainly mountainous and austere. The coastline is composed mainly of large cliffs, some larger than a 100 meters in altitude, and softened by coves of turquoise waters. The land has many species of seabirds and lizards but one of the most surpising species found lives underwater: the Posidonia meadows almost touch the shoreline and offers the view of an infinite array of different fishes. This creates an absolute paradise for fish lovers. The island also boast a tremendous castle from the XIV century.
National Park of Mondrago
Less than 20 kilometers from the hotel one is able to stumble upon Mondrago, an exceptionally beautiful series of virgin coves recognized as a National Park. The most notable coves are Sa Barca Trencada, which is close to Portopetro, and more towards the south is Calo des Borgit.
A small path links with the cove of Ses Fonts de n´Alis, a spectacular large stretch of sand behind which one discovers a stream that has created a large wetland. This wetland is of great ecological interest and value. In the ideal National Park of Mondrago, one can also discover S´Amador. SÁmador is a virgen cove with completely transparent waters and pine trees.
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