Jazz Up Your Summer In Musical Mallorca

On A Classic Escape With Mallorca Farmhouses

  

For culture vultures and concert goers wanting to enjoy a summer of sweet music, Mallorca has a rich classical musical heritage which harks back to Frederic Chopin, who regularly visited the island. Today, the classical music scene is flourishing, with venues such as the Palma Auditorium and Palma's Teatre Principal providing a varied programme of events within the island’s capital alone. Mallorca also has a thriving jazz music scene, with a variety of festivals taking place during the summer.

Accommodation specialist Mallorca Farmhouses offers a selection of beautiful villas, farmhouses and country cottages, providing the perfect base for those wanting to make the most of the events and festivals taking place across the island. This summer’s musical programme includes:

Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival : 3 - 5 May

The only smooth jazz festival in the European Mediterranean, this unique festival takes place in Sa Coma, on the east coast of Mallorca. This year’s line up features some of the greatest international stars of the contemporary and smooth jazz scene, including Canadian saxophonist Darren Rahn and New York jazz guitarist Matt Marshak .

Stay: Casa Baskings is a new, three-bedroom villa located in a quiet area and within a few minutes’ walk to the picturesque fishing village of Porto Petro. Available the week commencing 4 May from £980 per week (saving £109) , sleeping six.

Cala d'Or International Jazz Festival : 28 May - 5 June

One of the island’s most important cultural events, this jazz festival has become increasing popular over the years, attracting a considerable number of internationally recognised performers, including the Ballroom Rockets, La Cubana and Steve Yocum New Orleans All Stars.

Stay: Can Jaume is a modern, four-bedroom villa in Cala d'Or, located close to the international yacht marina, Cala d'Or tennis club and a choice of restaurants and bars. Available the week commencing 25 May from £1,903 per week , sleeping eight.

Chopin Festival : 4 – 25 August  

This longstanding festival is held each year at the Monastery of Valldemossa, where the composer and pianist used to live with George Sand during his time on the island. The programme of events takes place each Sunday in August and consists mainly of the works of Chopin, as well as other renowned musicians and young new talent.

Stay: Annabelle is a four-bedroom villa located on the outskirts of the picturesque mountain village of Valldemossa, affording far reaching views towards the sea. Available the week commencing 3 August from £3,245 per week , sleeping six.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2013, each of Mallorca Farmhouses’ properties come with a private pool, maid service and starter pack, and nearly all have complimentary 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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