Things to do in Mallorca
Discover a world of things to do in Mallorca from our peaceful mountain base. Head into the artistic village of Deià to meet local craftspeople, take a Mediterranean cooking class or learn the art of olive oil production. Whatever your choice, La Residencia will ensure every day brings timeless memories.
Hiking and Cycling in the Tramuntana Mountains
Set off to explore the spectacular scenery of the Tramuntana mountains. Immerse yourself in the natural landscape and pedal a mountain bike up and down the slopes. Or join our expert guide, Eduardo, for adventurous hiking among the spectacular scenery of this UNESCO world heritage site.
Discover a Palace of Art
In a remote enclave in the north of Mallorca, an artistic adventure is calling. Combining art, nature and architecture, the Fundación Yannick y Ben Jakober is a sensory experience not to be missed. Journey to a neighbouring country estate, where a privately guided tour avows spectacular views. Raise a glass to this enriching cultural adventure with a picnic in Sa Bassa Blanca.
In Harmony With Wine
Meet the accomplished Javier Jara for a cool drink on the grounds of his 15th-century winery, Son Sureda Ric. Tour the estate first acquired by his grandfather, one of the first ‘green farmers’ on the island.
Your tour ends in the charming stone-clad courtyard followed by lunch and local wines. You’ll then be treated to a mesmerising bossa nova performance with Javier on guitar and his talented wife Carmè on vocals.
First Light Walks
See the majesty of first light on a dawn walk, in partnership with Leica Sport Optics. We’ll provide you with a pair of Leica Trinovid 8x42 HD binoculars and encounter the captivating flora and fauna of Mallorca in truly magical light.
Choose to take a private tour with celebrated photographer Sebastià Torrens, or opt to be led by an expert nature guide. Alternatively set off on your own with the help of our map. We’ll provide breakfast boxes to keep you energised. 24-hour advanced reservations required.
Enter the world of Mirò
Enter the surreal world of artist Joan Mirò with a visit to Fundació Mirò in Palma, learning about what inspired the artist during his 27 years in Mallorca. Walk in his home and studio surrounded by original art pieces, from his eclectic paintings to his unconventional sculptures.
On your return to La Residencia, end your experience at Restaurante Mirò, sipping an afternoon tea in our Mirò-inspired tea set and surrounded by 33 of his original paintings.
With its flower-lined streets to sparkling coves, Mallorca is as pretty as a picture. Give your Instagram followers a true Mallorcan experience with a carefully designed tour around the north’s most picturesque offerings.
Revel in the unique artistic spirit of Deià with our collection of creative classes. Develop your skills under the guidance of our resident experts.
Find inspiration in our art collection, featuring the work of over 85 local artists. Then book a sculpting or painting class with our resident artist and hone your own skills.
Painting by the sea: Take a morning walk from La Residencia to Cala Deià for a painting masterclass in front of the sea. With a young and talented artist from Deià, you’ll learn how to capture the magical light of this enchanting Mediterranean island. You don't have to be an expert—you'll be guided though the basics to create your masterpiece.