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Private Mountains, Villages, and a Hidden Beach Day Tour from Palma

Palma, Spain

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icon7 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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Social distancing enforced throughout experience
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Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Escape the tourist crowds on Mallorca and try something a bit more active during this day trip walking amidst the island’s rugged Mediterranean mountains. Trek through historic villages and enjoy panoramic island vistas on your way to a hidden beach known only to locals. You’ll celebrate your trip with an included seaside picnic lunch of tasty Mallorcan foodstuffs.
  • Explore the mountains, tiny villages and hidden beaches of Mallorca on 'off-the-beaten path' hiking trip
  • Explore the Arab-influenced architecture of idyllic small villages like Serra Tramuntana
  • Dig into an included picnic lunch of Mallorcan treats like ‘cocas de trampó' and ‘empandas’ served on the beach
  • Great way to see a different side of Mallorca away from the usual tourist spots
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Local English-speaking guide
One drink (such as beer, orange juice, coffee or water)
Local transportation fee
Transportation to and from the meeting point
Tips/gratuities for your guide.
Drinking water for the hike (bring, at least, 1.5l per person, more in hot days)
Plaça d'Espanya, 07002 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain

Departure Time

9:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Begin your hiking trip from a departure point in central Palma in the morning. You’ll travel by local bus to the starting for the hike, walking along a historic trail once used by local postmen to travel between Mallorcan villages. The walk is fairly easy and follows a well-marked trail.

Continue to put one foot in the front of the other as you admire the mountain scenery. As you walk, you’ll stop to enjoy mountain views and listen as your guide shares details about the island’s native plants. Soon you’ll arrive in the village of Serra Tramuntana, a hamlet known for its Arab-influenced architecture and rich traditions as a farming community.

The hike then proceeds to a hidden beach favored by Mallorcan locals. While most tourists content themselves with the massive strips of sand found along the island’s south, this smaller shore offers a more intimate, Mallorcan feel. Cool off from the hike by enjoying the sea and the sun, and dig into a tasty beach-side picnic of typical Mallorcan delicacies. You’ll enjoy dishes like ‘cocas de trampó,’ and ‘empandas,’ finishing off the meal with typical sweets like ‘gató’ with almonds and ‘ensaimadas.’ The food comes from a historic island bakery, ensuring an authentic culinary experience.

Depending on the time of year, you might finish your visit with a swim. Even during the colder winter months, this secluded stretch of coast is still perfect for soaking up a few rays of sun. In the afternoon you’ll board another local bus which will return you back to Palma.
Stop At:  
Plaça d'Espanya
Pssst… it's a secret. The true beauty of Mallorca is actually hidden to most tourists, who spend all their time on the busy beaches that everyone knows. Instead of following the crowds, you're keeping it super-local on this Mallorca tour that shows you where to find the real beauty that only locals know. Tag along as you trek out to a unique corner of the island, far beyond the massive beaches of the south. 
Duration: 7 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and hiking shoes (it is compulsory to prevent any kind of foot or ankle accident). Also be sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, swimsuit, towel, and a bottle of water of 1.5l per person in a small backpack (bring more water in hot days). You may want to bring a snorkelling mask as well, so you can spot the sea life!
  • Please note that we have classed the hike part of this tour with a ‘medium’ difficulty level. It will take approximately 3 hours (including stops) and is a total of 10 kilometres long, with elevations of 300 metres up and almost 400 metres down.
  • Closure of sites: In the unlucky event of bad weather, we will postpone the tour to the following day. This tour is available year-round, but please note that swimming is not available during the winter months.
  • A maximum of 9 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • As part of this tour you will be hiking in the UNESCO-listed Sierra Tramuntana Mountains where your guide will explain how to respect and conserve nature in Mallorca. Along the way you will learn about the environmental challenges Mallorca is facing today and how you can contribute to increasing your positive environmental impact.
  • All the vendors you visit on this tour are 100% owned and run by locals, ensuring that local people benefit from tourism to their island. So any inclusions on the tour and additional purchases you make will directly benefit the local community.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Being hydrated is very important, please, bring, at least, 1.5l of water per person. In summer, we recommend bringing 2l. It is better to carry too much water than being thirsty halfway through!
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Urban Adventures Spain

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the social distancing policy during Private Mountains, Villages, and a Hidden Beach Day Tour from Palma?
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Private Mountains, Villages, and a Hidden Beach Day Tour from Palma.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Mountains, Villages, and a Hidden Beach Day Tour from Palma?
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Private Mountains, Villages, and a Hidden Beach Day Tour from Palma.
What is the maximum group size during Private Mountains, Villages, and a Hidden Beach Day Tour from Palma?
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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Helena was great
, Sep 2019
Hike was fun- Helena was fun to be with, very nice , and very helpful and informative. The swim at the end was refreshing and loved the waterfall to rinse off. Also loved the food and drink at the bar stop!
Sweet local experience - an unforgettable memory
, Jul 2018
We truly enjoyed this hiking trip thanks to the warm and charming attitude of our excellent guide, Maria Laura, who played a role in creating a superb atmosphere within a small and cozy international group of travellers. She was an anthropologist at heart, who knew a lot about the natural and cultural environment and the scenery was absolutely amazing. We also enjoyed the delicious local food and the swim at the end of the trip was marvellous. We will surely return.
Lovely Tour! Must do if in Mallorca!
, Jun 2018
My sister and I loved this tour! We enjoy physical activity and after a week of eating ham and drinking cava in Barcelona, this was an amazing and engaging experience! Our guide Andrea was very friendly and knowledgeable about the towns that we visited (starts in Esporles and ends in Banyalbufar). The food from the bakery was great and we had some lovely sweets on the beach for dessert. The complimentary drink is had at a cute cafe with a wonderful view of the sea from the patio. The hike is manageable for most if not all fitness levels and the swim at the beach is very refreshing! I recommend this trip to anyone who is in Mallorca for a holiday and wants to see one of the costal villages up in the north, especially if you don’t have time to see them all. The tour ends early enough that you can do something else in the evening when you return to Palma.
Not that good trip
, Jun 2018
During the trip we had opportunities to see great places but we didn't get any special experience or knowledge Trip was overpriced and not very well time managed.
Our guide Kathrin picked us up at...
Rebecca E
, May 2018
Our guide Kathrin picked us up at Placa Espana and we went by local bus to Esporles. There we went to a local bakery and picked up our lunch and off we went. It was a fantastic experience to hike on paths through forests and to enjoy fantastic views over mountains and the blue mediterranian sea. Kathryn, originally from Germany, spoke excellent english and had great knowledge about the local flora as well as history and traditions. We learnt a lot about the ancient life and struggles of the mallorquin people. We can warmly recommend this hike! Lotta and Rebecca
I did this tour in May of 2017-yes...
Terry F
, Apr 2018
I did this tour in May of 2017-yes my review is tardy! It was an excellent experience. Daimia was an excellent guide describing the landscape,history and the ecological challenges olive trees. The apres trekking drink was excellent as was the road side lunch...
Andreas was a great guide, friendly...
Roslyn W
, Mar 2018
Andreas was a great guide, friendly and good conversation on a beautiful hike on an old stone road through forests. Very tasty food bought from a local bakery and the reward of a glass of local wine overlooking the ocean at the end. Highly recommended.
This was a very nice hike, with an...
, Feb 2018
This was a very nice hike, with an amazing view at the end! Marialaura was a fantastic guide she also does tapas tours, and some others. She made contact with me via WhatsApp shortly after booking to make sure I had all the info I needed, and even took me out solo because I couldn't align my schedule with tours that already had people on it. It was very fun hanging out with her, and although the hike is long about 6 miles, it is not too difficult. Would definitely recommend booking this!
This hiking trip was truly awsome...
Lidia J
, Oct 2017
This hiking trip was truly awsome and we had a wonderful day in the nature. Our guide, Andrea was very nice and knowledgeable. We had a small group and interesting conversations on the way. The views were beautiful, the nature amazing. The food from the local bakery was very tasty. I can really recommend it!
Incredible experience. Our tour...
Hellen W
, Oct 2017
Incredible experience. Our tour guide, Mariana, was top notch! This is a fabulous way to experience Palma de Mallorca. Definitely a tour I would like to experience again.

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