Harvest Time In Mallorca

- Autumn Festivals with Mallorca Farmhouses -

  

As summer draws to a close but temperatures remain warm, the fields and hills of Mallorca grow ripe with fruits and crops ready for harvest. A relaxed time to visit this sunny isle, luxury accommodation specialist Mallorca Farmhouses recommends a host of interesting food festivals to discover, from grape crushing competitions, to a black pudding festival and local agricultural fairs. What’s more prices start from just £630 per week.

Wine Festival in Binissalem - Cal Rei Petit (sleeps six)

Held between 21-28 September, La Festa des Vermar is the annual grape harvest festival. Drawing crowds from across the island, see parades, grape-crushing and wine-tasting competitions. There are traditional musicians and puppeteers, fire-running and an exciting (rather messy) grape battle in a nearby field.

Stay just a drive away in Cal Rei Petit . Sleeping six, the villa has a private pool and spacious gardens, a stone-built BBQ and dining terrace. Bikes are available on request. Spend seven nights from 21 September for £993 (£166 per person) .

Fiesta of Black Pudding in St Joan -   Xanet Katy (sleeps six)

Held on the first Sunday of October, the Fiesta Torrada d’es Borifarro (Festival of Black Pudding) in Saint Joan is a must for foodies. Dedicated to the locally-made black pudding and other Mallorcan delicacies such as pork Sobrassada (cured paprika sausage) and Butifarrones (spiced pork sausage), visitors should go with an empty stomach!

Stay a scenic drive away at Xanet Katy in Pollenca. This three-bedroom country villa affords beautiful views across open countryside to the impressive Tramuntana mountain range. Its 12m private pool is surrounded by lawns and a furnished sun terrace. Spend seven-nights from 5 October for £1,177 (£197 per person) .

Inca Agricultural Fair - Finca Peric (sleeps four)

Great for families, Mallorca’s most important agricultural fair takes place between 19-27 October. Expect livestock and craft markets, horse shows, traditional dancing, acrobatics and fire displays. Many of the stall holders wear traditional dress while straw bales and ancient farming tools are scattered in the streets.

Stay just 30 minutes away in a pretty two-bedroom farmhouse close to Pollenca. Finca Peric sleeps four and is ideal for small families seeking a rural retreat. Features include a private pool, a lawn for children to play and nearby walking and cycling. Spend seven nights from 19 October for £630 (£156 per person) .

All prices include a maid service, starter pack and FREE wi-fi. For further information and bookings, contact Mallorca Farmhouses on 0845 800 8080 or visit www.mallorca.co.uk

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Mallorca’s Country Specialist in accommodation Only and Tailor-Made Holidays Mallorca Farmhouses were set up in 1988 with just one farmhouse on offer. Today, the specialist holiday villa company offers approximately 85 unique properties, all with private pools, maid service and of an exceptional standard. With over 22 years’ experience, Mallorca Farmhouses have built a reputation in providing the very best accommodation the island has to offer. By continuously searching for unique and exceptional properties, the company carefully refines its portfolio on a regular basis to ensure high standards at all times. The properties are divided into three different categories: Exclusive Collection, Superior Collection and Essential Collection. The Exclusive Collection features Mallorca Farmhouses’ crème de la crème homes built to the highest standard and situated in the most desirable locations. Exclusive Collection properties also include a complimentary cot, games console with two handsets, table tennis table and a hairdryer in each bathroom. Prices start from £725 per week for a six-bedroom farmhouse. The Superior & Essential Collection continue to incorporate a range of rustic farmhouses, modern villas and cottage hideaways that offer excellent value-for-money. Prices for the Essential Collection start from £369 for a week in a two-bedroom cottage in Campanet. Properties in all collections are found across Mallorca, including the unspoilt villages of Cas Cancos and s’Horta in the south east corner and the quaint fishing village of Porto Colom. On the dramatic west coast, properties are situated in the much sought after regions of Andratx, Deia and Valldemossa and there are accommodation options in the quiet rural hamlets of Campanet and Buger in the north. Many properties are also located near the picturesque old town of Pollenca and the beautiful bay of Puerto Pollenca in the far north and there is an apartment in the old quarter of Palma city, offering accommodation year-round. Accommodation has been chosen to suit all tastes and requirements, from the 400 year-old traditional “fincas”, which have been transformed into lavish country homes to newly built grand mansion houses with interior décor to match. In addition, flexible arrival and departure dates are also available at some self-catering properties. For those seeking winter sunshine, Mallorca Farmhouses also offers a selection of self-catering accommodation with central heating, heated pools and log fires. Mallorca Farmhouses can provide guests with a gourmet chef service - perfect for a birthday, anniversary, special occasion or a wedding or small ceremony. Sourcing only the freshest local ingredients, the chefs at Crème de la Crème and Delicioso catering services have created extensive menus ranging from traditional Spanish and Mallorcan dishes to the finest French and International cuisine and even menus for children. Available throughout the year, choose from a traditional buffet, a Mallorcan menu, a BBQ lunch with an extensive list of mouth watering dishes, a typical Spanish dinner or for those with a refined palate, there is an á la carte menu with a variety of creative and tantalising dishes. Not only will they cook, but they will prepare the table with linen and candles, provide waiter service and clean up afterwards – leaving guests to enjoy the perfect party.

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