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Raixa

Carretera Palma Soller km 12,2, 07110, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 23 76 36
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Beautiful House & Gardens

We visited the historic house and gardens at Raixa recently. What a wonderful surprise! And it was... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
GillThorpe
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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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Wonderful

We didn’t know what to expect before we arrived as had read no reviews. Free car park but a bumpy... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Andy M
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Bournemouth
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“country house” (2 reviews)
“orange trees” (2 reviews)
“great history” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Carretera Palma Soller km 12,2, 07110, Majorca, Spain
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+34 971 23 76 36
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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited the historic house and gardens at Raixa recently. What a wonderful surprise! And it was free to enter with a great car park. If you get a chance to visit take my advice and go! Super gardens, wonderful views and some great history.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We didn’t know what to expect before we arrived as had read no reviews. Free car park but a bumpy track to get there. Very grand and imposing house with the garden hidden when first arriving. Huge surprise when entering the house to find it...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

What a gift from the Majorcan tourism free visit to unique RAIXA gardens,this is advertised at the hotel wherever you are staying in Palma Nova not sure if it extends to the rest of Majorca.Anyway had to book this two days before you go with...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

A new discovery for us as regular visitors to Mallorca. Originally an Arab farmstead using water engineering to feed the crops on the estate. Eventually prosperity invested in the formal architecture. Now a state run country house with exhibitions to inform the visitor. Spacious parking...More

Thank Ian P
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Raixa is owned and run by the Majorcan government and is free to enter. Check closing times as we turned up just as it closed at 3pm. We returned on another day and were not disappointed. This was once a grand home with many artworks...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017 via mobile

It's a nice visit if you are in the island and you want to get an insight into a manorial majorcan house. It's complemented with some history in English, German, Spanish and Catalán. Guided visits are possible. If you visit the house by yourself, fees...More

Thank Magda F
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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

This appears to be one of Mallorca's best kept secrets. Very unusual and cleverly laid out gardens and grounds. Up to the minute video and interactive guides. The rooms that are furnished are particularly interesting. Excellent vistas from all over the house. Plenty of on...More

1  Thank Royrolls
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Reviewed November 5, 2016

After many visits to this wonderful island, finally I went to visit Raixa. It was a great surprise to find this gem! If you visit the place you will get to know a lot of the great history of Majorca and understand the value of...More

1  Thank johavienna
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Reviewed September 11, 2016

Loved this place as soon as I saw it, it took my breath away! Free entrance and well informed and maintained location. The watchtower is amazing with great views of Palma Bay. Very friendly staff too!

1  Thank BlueFi
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

I've been visiting Mallorca for more than 30 years but until now only knew of Raixa as one of the locations for the 1982 filming of Agatha Christie's Evil Under The Sun. It's amazing that the Consell de Mallorca keep such a fascinating slice of...More

1  Thank MallorcaFanSurrey
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