Santanyi Market: made to savour
Markets are a marvellous way to taste Mallorca. Indeed Mallorcan markets are a central part of village life so you will never be short on authentic Mallorcan retail therapy. Should you find yourself in stunning sandstone-adorned Santanyi, be sure to set aside Wednesday or Saturday morning. Perhaps even both. On these days, Santanyi market enlivens the town centre with a charming market.
Everyone will find something of interest at Santanyi market. Foodies will relish the spread of local cheeses, olives and cold meats. Grab a freshly baked pie to savour as you meander the markets or partake in other on-site cuisine. You could even wash it down with a mouthful or two of fine Mallorcan wine or liquor hot off the market stalls.
It is not just your tastebuds that will thank you for including Santanyi market on your itinerary. Likely your sentimental side will be glad of the many handcrafted decorations and items on offer here. Buy fresh flowers or plants to enjoy during your stay or select some crafty keepsakes to take home as gifts for others or yourself. You can even purchase Mallorcan-made fashions as many clothing, shoe and accessory stalls feature.
Now you have been captivated by the Santanyi market, you will be needing somewhere to stay. That part is easy too. There are many hotels around Santanyi that offer the perfect handily appointed home away from home. One such hotel is Sa Galera an ancient yet meticulously restored Majorcan manor which dates from the 13th century:
• Some 5000 almond trees growing picturesquely around the estate
• Choice of 20 beautifully furnished and decorated rooms
• True tranquility far from tourist hot spots
• Quick access to gorgeous nearby villages and towns plus the gorgeous beaches of Cala Mondragó and S’Amarado
Want to know more about hotels in Santanyi? Henrik is the person to speak to. Give him a call on 020 3239 4983 (UK number) or get in touch via our contact form. He will be happy to share his extensive local knowledge.