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Port de Soller

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About Port de Soller

A remote coastal village in north-west Mallorca, Port de Sóller is a long-time favourite of many visitors to the island, known for its beautiful setting and fabulous seafood. Hidden from much of Mallorca by the imposing Tramuntana Mountains, Port de Sóller has a rich maritime past, with tales of everything from 16th-century piracy to generations of fishing families whose boats still bob in the harbour. Accommodation options range from reimagined 1950s hillside hideaways to chic contemporary resorts, well-suited to families, friends or couples. The best places to stay in Port de Sóller all boast spectacular views of the bay — perfect for a magical Mediterranean escape.

Take the historic tram from the port into town and back again, admiring orange groves and picking a perch at a little bar or bustling seafood eatery for a delectable lunch. History buffs will adore walking up to the Torre Picada — a watch tower built to withstand pirate attacks — as well as discovering the area’s past at the Museu de la Mar, in a former monastery. In town, Saint Bartholomew’s Church dates back to the 14th Century, the Can Prunera Museum of Modernism houses works by famous artists, and the fragrant Botanical Gardens promise a lovely stroll. Foodies will delight in visiting the farmers’ market each Saturday.

Keen hikers or cyclists can clamber up the Tramuntana Mountains, following the Dry Stone Route, tackling the Coll de Sóller or venturing across the ravine of Biniaraix for marvellous views. Spend your days sailing, exploring nearby bays on private boat trips, building sandcastles on the beach with the kids, or swimming in the sea. An idyllic island destination, Mallorca is particularly busy during the summer months. Book your trip well in advance — the best places to stay in Port de Sóller fill up fast!

The Best Places to Stay in Port de Sóller

For Couples

  • Hotel Minister is a sleek sea-facing hotel with monochrome interiors in expansive designer suites. Well-heeled couples will appreciate the slick modern feel, the delectable seafood restaurant and the private terraces. Hip and romantic.
  • Bikini Island & Mountain Hotel has been reimagined by a top designer, with bright murals, quirky craft pieces and wicker seating channelling 1960s cool. Relax at the stunning pool with its trendy terrace bar, enjoy rejuvenating organic treatments at the Santaverde Spa, and amble into town to explore on foot or by bicycle. An idyllic couples' haven with an appealing bohemian spirit.

For Families

  • Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa is perched on the clifftops beyond the town, with superb suites, three swimming pools, a stunning spa and three restaurants. Brilliant for couples or families, this is a great resort choice for an active trip, complete with a kids' club, games room, bicycles and yoga. Very indulgent.
  • Hotel Esplendido is reminiscent of a grand Mediterranean villa, with an imposing façade hiding playful retro furnishings and contemporary artwork. The views of the bay and town steal the show, with rooms boasting beautiful vistas and nods to the hotel's original 1950s style. Guests share two infinity pools — one for families, the other adults-only — there's a great spa and a bustling bistro. Families will appreciate the large suites, with space for extra beds, and the child-friendly menus. Also lovely for couples.

FOR AN APARTMENT OR VILLA

  • If you'd prefer a self-catering option, we suggest that you visit our online partner Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Fly to Palma de Mallorca Airport, and travel to Port de Sóller by car or bus. The journey should take around 40 minutes by road.
  • Mallorca is wonderful to explore by road! Contact our online partner Rentalcars if you would like to hire a car.
  • Expect hot, dry summers — with temperatures of 19°C+ between April and November — and mild winters. The island is immensely popular in the summer. Autumn is best avoided as it can be very rainy. Travel during the spring (April to June) for fewer crowds, and to see the almond trees in full bloom.

STILL NOT SURE?

Best Hotels in Port de Soller

  • Hotel Esplendido Port de Soller 80 rooms from £139

    Families  -  This is a popular hotel with families; there's numerous activities for children and the beach is just steps away
    Active Holiday  -  With easy access to noth mountains and sea, this is a great base for an active holiday
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Private Hot Tub  -  The Esplendido suite comes with a private hot tub on its terrace
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape

    A stylishly retro hotel catering to both couples and families with kids. Attractive rooms and suites with vintage touches, plus two outdoor pools, spa facilities, sea-facing terraces, and excellent bistro dining. See More

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  • Hotel Minister Port de Soller (07108 Port de Sóller) 23 rooms from £144

    Local exploring  -  With a privileged location on the coast, this hotel makes a great base for local exploring in north-east Mallorca
    Beach Life  -  Located on the seafront, a stone's throw from nearby sandy beaches, this hotel is perfect for a seaside getaway
    Romantic Break  -  Book a luxury suite with sea views for added romance on your next couples' getaway
    Great walks  -  Explore the beautiful natural landscape on a long walk; Sóller offers many local trails
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    This sleek, seafront hotel is located in Puerto de Sóller, Mallorca. Bright, contemporary suites feature monochromatic design broken up by bold splashes of colour; book a luxury room for a private terrace with sea views. Relax by the pool before dining in the seafood restaurant; a chic seaside stay. See More

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  • Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa Port de Soller (Port de Sóller) 121 rooms from £195

    Families  -  Kids club for the little ones; spa and fine dining for Mum and Dad
    Romantic Break  -  Sweeping suites with private hot tubs and candlelit dining
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor pool
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
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    Luxurious global chain bringing you unique island accommodation. Beautifully designed, traditional exterior, totally modern in every other way. An eye catching infinity pool is what draws most of the guests, as do the award winning spa and restaurants. See More

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  • Bikini Island and Mountain Hotel Port de Soller (07108 Port de Sóller) 8 rooms from £180

    Local exploring  -  Ideally situated in the port for exploring a host of beaches and countryside, as well as the attractions of the main town nearby
    Great walks  -  Have a lovely wander around Soller's Botanic gardens, or discover many lovely walking trails in the region
    Spa  -  The Santaverde spa uses organic skin products with aloe vera which they grow in Andalucia
    Swimming Pool  -  Seasonal outdoor pool
    Air conditioningSpaRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenDisabled accessViewsParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Design Hotels

    A top designer has recently imaginatively refurbished this hotel whose boho-chic suites are bound to delight. The 60's inspired design features bright murals, quirky craft pieces and laid-back wicker seating. Relax at the stunning pool with its terrace bar; the tasty cuisine seals the deal! See More

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