Palma de Mallorca, 08th Sep 10
ENJOY THIS WINTER IN MALLORCA
When the summer sun and beach visitors have left and the island’s the hot summer days pass into cooler, sunny weather is when many visitors prefer to visit Mallorca and avoid the crowds. This round up includes various activities for the winter visitor to enjoy all the island has to offer.
Music at Leisure Weekends comes to La Residencia for the first time…
The successful UK based “Music at Leisure” will stage its first classical music weekend abroad at La Residencia Hotel in the picturesque mountain village setting of Deia on October 15-17th.
The concept is based on a traditional “house-party” weekend complete with black tie reception, a classical music recital each evening with, on this occasion, the award winning Carducci String Quartet and the opportunity to meet the musicians afterwards over dinner.
The cost per person is 495€ plus local tax and includes two nights’ accommodation, breakfast, receptions, recitals and dinners. Information: www.hotel-laresidencia.com or www.musicatleisure.co.uk
Son Amar – The Rock World Spectacular
Son Amar, which is regarded as one of the leading dinner shows in Europe, features an international cast comprising over 50 artists performing with a live orchestra. This winter Son Amar will present the “Rock the World” spectacular featuring acrobatic and magic acts, plus a range of dance and music from Latin America and Indian “Bollywood” to Irish Celtic dancing and Spanish ballet. One of the show’s highlights is a tribute to Michael Jackson.
Son Amar is located in the grounds of a historic 16th century mansion surrounded by orange, almond and olive groves at the foot of the Tramuntana Mountains and is only 15 minutes drive from central Palma.
Prices start at 30€ per child or 60€ per adult for a three course dinner including drinks and the show. Information: www.sonamar.com Reservations: Tel (+34) 900712345
Jazz Voyeur Festival
Now in its 6th year, the Jazz Voyeur Festival will bring a variety of international artists to the island this winter including the Campbell Brothers with their steel pedal guitars on October 17th, followed by “El Negro” Hernandez and his trio “Italumba”. On November 9th the New Orleans Christian Scott Quintet will play followed by the classic jazz trio; “Bad Plus” on November 10th. Veteran trumpeter, Tom Harrell and his quintet feature on November 18th followed by a jazz tribute to Chopin on December 15th with Polish pianist, Andrzej Jagodzinski. The festival closes on December 20th with the Spirit of New Orleans Gospel Choir.
All concerts will be held in the Teatro Principal in Palma. Information and tickets: www.jazzvoyeurfestival.com
New - Rural Mallorca & Wine Tour
A new half day excursion has been launched to offer winter visitors the opportunity to experience the “alternative” Mallorca. It comprises of a guided coach tour from Palma’s historic centre into one of the main wine growing areas of the island in Santa Maria and a visit to a local bodega where visitors are given a tour of the vineyard and a wine tasting with appetizers. The tour continues to Son Amar (a 16th century mansion, which was used as a working farm up until 60 years ago, is now the home of the popular dinner show) where a group of horse back riders will perform an equestrian spectacular. Guests will be served freshly squeezed orange juice from the Son Amar estate’s own orange trees. Price per person to including transport and tasting is 18€ plus local tax and 21€ plus local tax for the excursion with a meal. Information: www.sonamar.com Reservations: + 34 900712345 email: email@example.com
For more information on winter activities throughout the island go to:
Monarch Airlines Launch New Winter Programme into Palma
with special service for cyclists
This winter Monarch Airlines will be operating three flights a week into Palma from London Gatwick and Manchester Airports on Thursday, Saturday and Sundays. Furthermore, recognising the fact that Mallorca is one of the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean for cyclists, the airline is offering the opportunity to pre-order the carriage of bicycles for just £18.50 per booking each way. Reservations: www.monarch.co.uk.
For further information, please contact:
Mallorca Tourist Board, Dominique Carroll / Anna Skidmore,
Tel:(+34) 971 725 396 Fax: (+34) 971 713 540
Further Press Releases:
FIVE NEW HOTEL OPENINGS IN MALLORCA SPRING – SUMMER 2013 (31st May 13)
GOOD NEWS FOR MALLORCA IN 2012 (09th Feb 12)
THREE KINGS - THE FESTIVITIES CONTINUE! (05th Jan 12)