Local Experience

Residents living on Mallorca enjoy discovering Mallorca’s secret beaches, tasting Mediterranean cuisine, hiking in the Serra de Tramuntana and relaxing in places like Puerto Pollensa, Playa de Muro, Camp de Mar and Formentor.  There are 262 beaches on Mallorca, perfect for swimming, kite-surfing, canoeing, surfing, sailing and of course relaxing at a beach club. The most popular things to do in Mallorca include hiking, visiting a food market, shopping in Palma, eating Spanish tapas, taking the train to Soller, going on a Mallorca wine tour and sailing the Mediterranean Sea. Whether you love cycling in Mallorca, visiting art galleries in Palma or just relaxing on Alcudia beach, there are plenty of local Mallorcan experiences to enjoy.

A Night Out in Santa Catalina

Find out all the best places in Santa Catalina to sip cocktails and dance until the sun rises with our recommended list of go-to clubs and bars in the area.

Probably the best beer in Mallorca?

In a region better known for its wine, one determined Belgian has constructed a temple to artisan beer. A successful architect, a licensed farmer and a passionate beer maker; Emily Benet meets the driving force behind Toutatis.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.