Mallorca coastline and sea
09 April 2024

Uncovering the Unknown in Mallorca - Spain

Nestled in the heart of the Balearic archipelago, Mallorca stands as a beacon of Mediterranean charm. With its golden beaches, crystal-clear waters, picturesque villages, and rich cultural heritage, this Spanish island is a paradise to explore.  
Thrill-seekers can explore rugged mountain trails on foot or by bike, while history enthusiasts can wander through ancient ruins and medieval castles steeped in tales of conquest and adventure.  

With its warm Mediterranean climate and world-class hospitality, Mallorca promises an unforgettable experience that combines relaxation, exploration, and luxury, making it the perfect choice for your next incentive travel



1. Arriving in Mallorca: Your Gateway to Paradise 
    1.1 Time differences 
    1.2 Climate and Temperatures in Mallorca 
    1.3 Traditions and Festivities in Mallorca 
2. Why Choose Mallorca for Your Next Incentive Travel 
    2.1 Accommodations 
    2.2 Activities and Venues


1. Arriving in Mallorca: Your Gateway to Paradise

Mallorca map

Located just off the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the island of Mallorca enjoys a strategic position that has made it a coveted destination throughout history. Its proximity to mainland Europe and its idyllic climate and stunning scenery have earned Mallorca a reputation as a premier event destination for those seeking relaxation and adventure alike. 

Mallorca is easily accessible by air, with Palma de Mallorca Airport serving as the main gateway to the island. This modern airport, located 8 km from Palma, boasts connections to major European cities, ensuring convenient access for travellers worldwide. So, whether you are flying in from London, Berlin, or Paris, you will find direct flights to Palma de Mallorca, making your journey hassle-free. 


1.1 Time differences

Mallorca operates on Central European Time (CET), which is UTC+1. This aligns with many major European cities, ensuring minimal disruption to your internal clock.  

For those arriving from North America or other continents, it is worth noting the time difference to adjust your schedule accordingly. However, Mallorca's convenient location means that jet lag is typically minimal, allowing you to dive straight into your island adventure upon arrival. 

1.2 Climate and Temperatures in Mallorca 

One of Mallorca's most enticing features is its Mediterranean climate, characterized by hot, dry summers and mild winters. With over 300 days of sunshine per year, the island beckons visitors to bask in its warmth and embrace its laid-back lifestyle. Whether you are lounging on the beach while sipping a cocktail or exploring the rugged coastline, Mallorca's climate sets the stage for unforgettable events year-round. 


1.3 Traditions and Festivities in Mallorca 

One of the most iconic traditions in Mallorca is the festival of Sant Antoni, which takes place in January and marks the beginning of the island's festive calendar. This vibrant celebration pays homage to Saint Anthony, the patron saint of animals, with colorful parades, bonfires, and traditional dances. Locals and visitors gather in the streets to participate in the festivities, sharing the joy and camaraderie that define this cherished tradition. 

Another highlight of Mallorca's cultural calendar is Semana Santa, or Holy Week, which takes place in the lead-up to Easter. This solemn occasion is marked by religious processions that wind their way through the streets of Palma and other towns and villages, accompanied by haunting music and elaborate floats depicting scenes from the Passion of Christ. Intrigued by pirates? Ever fancied stepping into a swashbuckling adventure straight out of the history books? If so, mark your calendars for May because you won't want to miss the electrifying Es Firo Festival in Sóller! Dating back to the 13th century, this festival commemorates the legendary battle between the townspeople of Sóller and invading pirates, with a thrilling reenactment that is not to be missed. Witness brave warriors clash swords with marauding pirates in a dramatic showdown that transports spectators back in time to a bygone era of bravery and courage.  

So, immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of a local fiesta or savor the flavors of traditional cuisine at a festive gathering—Mallorca's traditions are sure to leave a lasting impression. 


Mallorca buildings and sky

Did you know that the sun-kissed shores of Mallorca have served as the backdrop for more than just stunning landscapes and azure waters? Part of the allure lies in the island's intriguing connections to popular culture, sporting legends, and even tales of swashbuckling pirates. From the captivating filming locations of acclaimed series like The Crown to the birthplace of tennis icon Rafa Nadal and the legendary stories of piracy that echo through its history, Mallorca is a destination steeped in mystique and allure.  

So why not add a touch of intrigue and excitement to your next incentive travel by choosing Mallorca as your destination? 

2.1 Accommodations

From boutique hotels nestled in historic palaces to lavish resorts overlooking the sea, Mallorca boasts an array of luxury accommodations that cater to every taste and preference. 

Here are some of TERRAEVENTS’ favourites: 

  1. Four Seasons Resort Mallorca at Formentor 

Four Seasons Mallorca Formentor

In the far reaches of Mallorca's northern coast, where the Mediterranean Sea kisses the rugged cliffs, and the scent of pine fills the air, lies a place of unparalleled beauty and timeless elegance: the Four Seasons Resort Mallorca at Formentor—a sanctuary where luxury meets nature in perfect harmony. 
Scheduled to open its doors in June 2024, the Four Seasons Resort Mallorca at Formentor is not just another hotel—it is a beacon of sophistication set against the backdrop of Mallorca's stunning natural landscape. 

Originally built in 1929, the Hotel Formentor quickly earned its reputation as Mallorca's first luxury hotel, attracting Hollywood stars, politicians, and dignitaries from around the world. Its secluded location made it a coveted retreat for those seeking privacy and tranquility. 

Now, this historic landmark is undergoing a transformation like never before. With 108 rooms and suites, seven gastronomic experiences, a vineyard and a garden spa, the resort will offer a haven of tranquility and indulgence for discerning guests.  

But it is not just the luxurious accommodations that set the Four Seasons Resort Mallorca apart—it is the commitment to preserving and protecting the natural beauty of its surroundings, being the only property in the Balearic Islands with the green building LEED Gold Certification. Through a series of environmental initiatives, including the restoration of native vegetation, rainwater harvesting, and solar power, the resort is leading the way in sustainable luxury tourism and events


  1. The Lodge Mallorca by Único Hoteles 

The Lodge hotel Mallorca

Tucked away in the heart of the Sierra de Tramuntana, The Lodge Mallorca, with its 24 rooms, beckons with a promise of tranquility and luxury unlike any other. But beyond its elegant façade and lush surroundings lie hidden treasures and unique experiences waiting to be discovered. 

As you traverse the private nature reserve spanning over 157 hectares, you will encounter more than just picturesque landscapes. Did you know this 5-star hotel is home to a centuries-old grove of carob trees, whose gnarled branches whisper secrets of bygone eras? These ancient guardians stand as silent witnesses to the passage of time, their twisted forms lending an air of mystery to the tranquil setting. 

But it is not just the flora that captivates the senses—it is the wildlife that calls this pristine wilderness home. Keep an eye out for the elusive Balearic mountain goat, known locally as the "boc balear," as it gracefully navigates the rocky terrain of the Sierra de Tramuntana. With a population of just a few hundred, spotting one of these rare creatures is an unforgettable experience. 

And, at the heart of The Lodge Mallorca lies Singular Restaurant, a culinary masterpiece crafted by the two Michelin-starred chef Ramón Freixa, who transforms flavors into artistry, celebrating the essence of Mediterranean cuisine.  

So, as you explore the grounds of The Lodge Mallorca, you will discover hidden corners of beauty and tranquility at every turn. Whether strolling through the orchards and fruit trees, unwinding by the pool overlooking the mountains, or indulging in a rejuvenating spa treatment, every moment is an opportunity to reconnect with yourself and nature. 


  1. Ikos Porto Petro 

Hotel Ikos Porto Petro Mallorca

Ikos Porto Petro, a jewel nestled on the eastern coast of Mallorca, approximately 60 km from Palma de Mallorca Airport, with 60 acres of lush greenery, 319 luxurious rooms, suites and bungalows, and eight world-class restaurants serving up a symphony of flavors from around the globe. 

This exclusive award-winning resort redefines the all-inclusive concept with its Infinite Lifestyle approach, where guests are treated to a seamless blend of opulent accommodations, exquisite dining options, and an extensive array of activities and entertainment. From indulging in gourmet cuisine crafted by Michelin-starred chefs to unwinding with rejuvenating spa treatments overlooking the azure Mediterranean Sea, every moment at Ikos Porto Petro is designed to exceed expectations. 


2.2 Activities and Venues

Embark on a journey of discovery and adventure as you explore the vibrant island of Mallorca, where every corner holds a new and exciting experience. From private events in historic wineries to artisanal workshops and scenic hikes through UNESCO heritage sites, Mallorca offers many activities to delight and inspire your team.  


  1. Winery Finca Biniagual - A Taste of Mallorcan Charm 

Finca Binigual winery

Imagine an entire village exclusively for your event... 

Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Finca Biniagual, a family-owned ecological vineyard nestled in the heart of Mallorca. Renowned as one of the best wineries on the island, Finca Biniagual is more than just a place to enjoy exceptional wines—it is a destination where history, culture, and natural beauty converge to create an unforgettable experience. 

As you step into the ancient stone hamlet of Biniagual, comprising 14 houses and a charming chapel, you will be transported back in time. Surrounded by olive groves, vineyards, palm trees, and cypresses, this picturesque village exudes rustic charm and tranquility at every turn. 
Imagine a private celebration, a corporate event, and even team-building activities, all set amidst the stunning surroundings of the vineyards and historic village. With a variety of outdoor and indoor spaces to choose from, Finca Biniagual is the perfect location for a variety of authentic and original events, whether you are seeking an intimate gathering under the stars or a lavish celebration in the elegant courtyard. 

And there is more...As you explore the different spaces of the village, you will be treated to a series of surprises, from live music performances to interactive entertainment that brings the spirit of Mallorca to life. And, of course, no event at Finca Biniagual would be complete without indulging in the finest local products paired with its excellent wines crafted right on the estate.  

So why settle for the ordinary when you can experience the extraordinary with TERRAEVENTS and Finca Biniagual?  


  1. Castell Miquel: Where German Precision Meets Mallorcan Passion 

Perched atop a hill overlooking the majestic landscape of Mallorca stands Castell Miquel—a winery that seamlessly blends German precision with Mallorcan passion.  
Founded in 1998 by German pharmacist Professor Michael Popp, Castell Miquel began as an inspired hobby financed through the success of his internationally renowned Bionorica Company. Professor Popp, who comes monthly to oversee operations, infuses his scientific expertise and entrepreneurial spirit into every aspect of the winemaking process. 

The primary structure of Castell Miquel—a castle-style home built by General Franco in the 1960s for his in-laws—adds a touch of history and grandeur to the estate. It is this blend of history, innovation, and tradition that gives Castell Miquel its unique character and charm. 
Therefore, under the guidance of winemaker Tomas Wambsganss, Castell Miquel produces wines that showcase the strengths of each varietal, from crisp whites to bold reds.  

But Castell Miquel is more than just a winery—it is a destination for events, workshops, and seminars, with several rooms and outdoor spaces suitable for gatherings of all sizes. Whether you are hosting a private tasting for 15 guests in the intimate Tasting Room or a grand celebration for 200 on the expansive terrace, Castell Miquel offers a setting that is as versatile as it is breathtaking.  

So, raise a glass and experience the magic of Castell Miquel with TERRAEVENTS. 

  1. Morales Guitars Workshop: Unleash Your Creativity 

Morales guitars workshop

For those passionate about craftsmanship and artistic expression, a visit to Guitarras Morales - Morales Guitars - is a must. Step into the world of musical craftsmanship, where tradition meets innovation, and every chord is a symphony of passion and skill. As you enter the workshop, you will be greeted by the intoxicating aroma of freshly cut wood and the melodious strains of guitar strings being tuned to perfection. 

But the story of Morales Guitars is more than just a tale of craftsmanship—it is a journey that spans continents and generations. It all began with the visionary George M. Bowden, whose love for Spanish guitars led him from the bustling streets of Vancouver to the tranquil shores of Mallorca. 
In the sixties, Bowden opened "The Mediterranean Shop" in Vancouver, selling various Spanish goods, including the iconic Spanish guitar. Simultaneously, he established a workshop in Mallorca, where skilled artisans crafted guitars destined for sale in Vancouver. Over time, Bowden's workshop became a beacon of excellence, attracting aspiring artisans from far and wide. 

As the years passed, many of Bowden's craftsmen returned to their roots, leaving him as the sole guardian of the workshop in Mallorca. It was here that he crossed paths with his future successor, Antonio Morales—a meeting that would shape the future of Morales Guitars. 

Under Morales' guidance, the workshop flourished, producing unparalleled quality guitars and craftsmanship.  
Among the illustrious alumni of Morales Guitars is none other than Antonio Morales himself, whose guitars have graced the hands of some of the world's most renowned musicians. The last guitar of the legendary Spanish flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucía was designed by Morales and crafted by Antonio Morales himself—an homage to the legacy of craftsmanship and artistry that defines Morales Guitars. 

So, whether you are a seasoned musician or simply appreciate the beauty of handcrafted instruments, visiting Guitarras Morales will surely inspire and enchant you. Who knows? You might just leave with a piece of musical history in your hands. 

  1. Discover the Stone Villages of Tramuntana: A Hike Through UNESCO Heritage 

Prepare to be transported back in time as you embark on a delightful hiking adventure through the stone villages of Tramuntana. From the charming town of Estellencs to the romantic enclave of Banyalbufar, each step offers a glimpse into the rich history and breathtaking beauty of Mallorca's coastal treasures. 

As you meander through the winding paths and verdant woods, the majestic coastline stretches before you, a tapestry of blues and greens that seems to stretch forever. Far from the hustle and bustle of tourist crowds, these traditional villages offer a glimpse of authentic Mallorcan life, where time seems to stand still, and every corner holds a story waiting to be told. 

One highlight of the journey is the stone terraces of Banyalbufar, known as "marjades," which dot the landscape like ancient guardians of the land. These iconic terraces, installed by the Moors centuries ago, are a testament to their ingenuity and craftsmanship, featuring an advanced watering system that harnesses the natural flow of water from the mountains to the sea. 

As you pause to admire the views from these stone terraces, you will be treated to panoramic vistas of the coastline below, where the deep blue Mediterranean Sea meets the rugged cliffs in a stunning display of nature's beauty.  

But the beauty of the stone villages of Tramuntana extends beyond their scenic vistas—it is the stories etched into every stone, the traditions passed down through generations, and the sense of community that binds these villages together.  
Whether exploring the grand estates filled with olive groves or simply soaking in the tranquility of the woods, each moment spent in Tramuntana is a journey of discovery and wonder.  


  1. Entertainment: Exploring the Essence of Flamenco 

Flamenco dancers

When it comes to event planning, entertainment serves as a cornerstone, elevating gatherings from mere occasions to memorable experiences. When crafting an event, the choice of entertainment holds particular significance, as it sets the tone, engages attendees, and leaves a lasting impression. But, while myriad options exist, there is a special allure in curating entertainment that resonates with authenticity, tradition, and a profound connection to the territory. 

In this section, we explore the transformative power of authentic experiences through an interview with a TERRAEVENTS friend, a distinguished award-winning flamenco choreographer, with whom we uncover the intricacies of one of Spain's most revered art forms, showcasing how such authentic entertainment can elevate events, leaving attendees enchanted and inspired. 

Q: What makes flamenco different from other dances, and what led you to specialise in it as a choreographer? 
Flamenco is distinguished by its deep connection to Spanish culture, intense emotional expression, and technical complexity. Its unique language of movement and rich history drew me in, leading me to specialize in this captivating art form. 

Q: Many people view flamenco as a form of storytelling through movement. Can you share some of the narratives or themes you often explore in your choreographies? 
A: My choreographies delve into themes like love and heartbreak, pain and suffering, identity and belonging, resilience and struggle, and celebration and joy. Each piece becomes a canvas for expressing the intensity of human relationships and the emotions that accompany them. The richness and variety of this art allows for a wide range of creative and emotional expression. 

Q: What advice would you give to someone who wants to learn flamenco but may feel intimidated by its complexity and intensity? 
A: Start with beginner classes, focusing on rhythm and coordination. Embrace the joy of music and movement, and trust in the innate rhythm within you. Consistent practice and authenticity are key to mastering flamenco. 




So, as you reflect on the wonders of Mallorca and the myriad of experiences it offers, we invite you to take the next step in your journey. Whether you are captivated by the allure of historic festivals, enchanted by the beauty of traditional villages, or intrigued by the myriad of activities Mallorca has to offer, there is no better time to start planning your next event.  

Contact us today to plan your next incentive trip to Mallorca and discover all that this enchanting island has to offer. Let us guide you on a journey of discovery, where every moment is an opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime. Your adventure awaits with TERRAEVENTS



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