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Son Marroig

Deia, Majorca, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Deia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Description: Beautiful 19th century manor owned by the Austrian Habsburgs.
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Windsor UK
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The house and small, Moorish-influenced garden are pleasant but for us, the main appeal was the views/setting, particularly views from the balcony and little temple in the garden. Sadly, it was too hot and we didn't allow sufficient time to walk down to the end of the Sa Foradada peninsula, but it looked like this would be well worth doing... More

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Letterkenny, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

After visiting the house I would recommend a walk down to the sea. You would need water and good walking shoes and I would recommend that you do it late afternoon when it is not so hot.

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Barcelona, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We first saw Son Marroig in January when it was raining and everything was hibernating. I turned to my now wife and said that this is the place. The view from the balcony overlooking the little temple was just breathtaking. The next time I saw it was on our wedding day when I arrived before our guests and it brought... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My partner decidedshe would like to walk downthe path to the end of Sa Forodada. First she had to purchase aticket from Som Marroig which cost E4.00 as this is private land. On returning she exclaimed what a wonderful walk it was.I wish Ihad been able to go with her. The whole walk only took 2 hours. Much recommended by... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Visited for a wedding ceremony at the folly, what a magical place to be married. The reception was held outside in the court yard over looking the azure, glistening med.To watch the sun going down during the celebrations was magnificant. A truly memorable wedding with a Sparkle.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Photographed a wedding there - wow - what a view!! House and garden worth a visit but if you want to just see the view there is a lovely little bar/terrace overlooking the sea where you can buy drinks, snacks and ice cream.

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74 reviews 74 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Whilst I liked the gardens and views offered by Son Marroig, I found the museum kind of disappointing and the place a little bit over-crowded. On all aspects the nearby Monestir de Miramar seemed to be the better choice to me, as the architectural complex struck me to be more interesting (including amongst a quaint chapel inspired by the architecture... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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34 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This restaurant is perched on a bluff looking down (way down) at the sea and a rocky promontory from its terraces or from an attractive glassed-in dining room. We went there for an early lunch about 1:00 and initially had the place to ourselves, although it was filling up as we finished. Many of the tables had children -- it's... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
5 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

You actually pay quite a bit... I agree that the garden is wonderful and it is a nice walk down towards the bay, but the so called museum (2 rooms upstairs) are not worth the money. It is a collection of old books/pictures and little pieces from here and there. As i am Austrian and used to old historical things,... More

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Largs, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

First class location, staff, food - everything. Fantastic views out to the sea - just a pity the weather was not great.

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