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A Trip to Deià From Palma De Mallorca

Cala Deià sight, Mallorca
Cala Deià sight, Mallorca
Credit: Chixoy / CC BY-SA 3.0

A trip to Deià can amplify Palma vacation experience.

Deià (or Deya) has been a vacationing paradise of celebrities like Jimi Hendrix, Kate Moss, Bob Geldof, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones. The recent book ‘The Lemon Grove’ by Helen Walsh reverberates on how Deià has inspired artists and writers over time. Read on to make the best of your Deià trip.


Nestled at the foot of Teix Mountain, Deià is a year-round destination favoured by tourists. Situated northwest of Palma de Mallorca at around 36 km, can be reached by bus from Palma in an hour. Alternately can rent a car car or hire a taxi. The peak tourist season poses parking concerns.
Deia, Credit: PD Photo

Foodie hot-spots –There are plenty of restaurants in Deià. Some must-try are Michelin-starred Es Racó d’es Teix, Sebastian or Nama opened by the charismatic Namali Schleberger.

Spas –Get pampered at the Spas in Deià. Enjoy the spa treatments at Es Moli, Es Puig or holistic spa treatments with a mobile therapist.

Robert Graves House Poet and author Robert Graves moved in Deià in 1932 with his lover Laura Riding. His home -now a museum is a must-visit for culture-lovers.

Church San Juan Bautista –The fourteenth-century Parish church is located on the top of Deia hill. The Parish museum, housing artworks, and devotional objects can be also interesting for history lovers.

Son Marroig –The fascinating estate of Archduke of Austria, Luis Salvador of Habsburg the Son Marroig includes idyllic gardens, pagodas and more.

Festivals –The Deià International Music Festival presents international classical orchestras and musicians during summer at Son Marroig. Also, the fiesta celebrations of the patron St. John the Baptist on June 24th is worth a visit.

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