Carnival 2011

In just over a month, on March, 3rd Carnival celebrations will begin in Palma de Mallorca with parades of carriages, people dressed up in fancy costumes and dancing on the streets and eating the famous ensaimadas. This festival will last until Ash Wednesday, on March, 9th. In Palma the Carnival parades are called Sa Rua,…

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Almond blossom

Shortly, Majorcan fields will offer once again the beautiful spectacle of the almond blossom. The white and pink flowers of these typically Majorcan trees will flood the rural landscapes on the whole island forming an ocean of delicate white and pink petals. During this period, the island looks even more beautiful —if possible— than the…

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Olive therapy at Monnaber Nou

The hotel Monnaber Nou is very pleased to announce that its SPA has added a new service to its list of beauty treatments which will be available from March: olive therapy. This new treatment, which uses 100% organic extra virgin olive oil from our farm, has anti-aging, invigorating and relaxing effects and acts on a…

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Valentine’s Day in a romantic setting

The rural hotel Monnaber Nou offers the perfect setting for those couples wishing to celebrate their love spending a long weekend in the magic and natural environment of our estate on the foothills of the giants of Tramuntana. Monnaber Nou offers everything you need for a perfect romantic escape. Situated in an idyllic enclave with…

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Sant Antoni 2011

On the 16 th and 17th January, many Majorcan villages will celebrate the traditional “Festa de Sant Antoni”. On the night of the 16th, there are bonfires, parades of demons and “caparrots” (big headed people) and villagers sing, dance and play “, a rustic instrument made of clay pots and rabbit skins called “ximbomba”. On…

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Winter Sales in Palma de Mallorca

The shops in Palma are about to begin their sales. The day after Three Kings day, i.e. Friday the 7th January 2010, is the first day of winter sales in Palma de Mallorca. It is time to buy things we already had in mind before Christmas, which are now available for a more attractive price.…

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