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Jardins de Alfabia

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Address: Ctra Palma _ Soller Km 17, 07110 Bunyola, Majorca, Spain
Phone Number: 34 971 613 123
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Delightful quiet gardens on the way to Soller

On the road from Palma to Soller, you reach a split where you can either pay to go through the tunnel or take the winding mountain road. Off to the side sits Jardines d'Alfabia... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Mimi E
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit here and thank goodness it has now been rescued from falling apart. It is such a beautiful oasis and shows an interesting era of Majorca's history with it's setting and atmosphere. The gardens are mysterious with its pathways and towering ancient palms. The house is very quiet and shaded allowing you to wander from room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relatively small but beautiful garden. There is a café. You could sit there and read for hours after walking around.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this place and were both completely underwhelmed considering the high entrance fee (€6.50 when we visited). It's basically an OK but unremarkable garden with paths and water features (that all had stagnant water). There is a house and some other things to explore such as stables but so little effort has been put into them... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

On the road from Palma to Soller, you reach a split where you can either pay to go through the tunnel or take the winding mountain road. Off to the side sits Jardines d'Alfabia. Dating from the time of the Arabic settlement of Mallorca, the gardens offer a lovely relaxing area to stroll. There are formal plantings, fountains, ancient wisteria,... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Well worth stopping on way to Soller. Good water feature, make sure nobody near push button before walking through!! Pretty & interesting gardens, olive pressing equipment interesting to ex engineer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a quiet enclave of a centuries-old country house and some gorgeous gardens just off a busy road but with its own soothing and quiet atmosphere. Well cared-for and makes a nice side-visit if you are headed in that direction. Steve Riches, Northampton, UK

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

We arrived here in October, well past the end of the flowering season, but we never the less enjoyed the beautifully laid out gardens and water features. It's not Bodnant Gardens but it is worth a visit.

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Bergerac, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

In an amazing valley in the mountains near Soller, this garden could and should be amazing, as there are very few attractions of this type on this beautiful island. However it is obvious that the owners/manager do not care too much about aesthetics ! Broken concrete paths, scruffy borders, exposed plastic pipes, and electric cables, are everywhere. There's metal reinforcing... More 

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Admito todo tipo de críticas constructivas pero no las que no se ajustan a la realidad;Sinceramente, creo que es un... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This little jem is set just before the tunnel to Soller, coming from Palma. It's a bit expensive for what you get to see, but still worth a visit. Gardens are lovely and give you a flavour of Moorish Mallorca. Drinking fresh orange juice in the patio bar is quite enjoyable. We also loved the inner rooms of the hacienda.... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

Nice place, later in the season the plants fade and the flowers are less nice. The place isn't what it can be during the summer.

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