Deya



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Deya
Deya is popular for quiet, relaxation and appreciation of the scenery holidays. It tends to be popular with predominantly middle-aged couples, with many British and German visitors. Not suitable for those with walking difficulties, as slopes and steps are unavoidable. Children will be hopelessly bored. Accommodation consists of two upmarket hotels and one or two pensions and a limited selection of privately owned villa's. A small cove ½ mile downhill provides the main beach in the area. However, tiny but nevertheless appealing beaches can be found at Lluc Alcari and Son Marroig (2 and 3 mls respectively). Shopping is limited to a couple of boutiques, some galleries for upmarket souvenirs and artists' studios. One or two shops for basics. Daytime activities include: museum, artists' studios. Exhibition gallery in one hotel. By night everything is failry quiet, though hotels arrange the occasional diversion. There are a limited number of restaurants and bars, from tapas and pizza to a la carte in Deya. Getting around is fairly easy with regular bus service along the Palma/Valldemossa/Deya/Soller/Puerto de Soller route. Car is practically essential to explore outlying areas. Local excursions include: drive to Valldemosa, with its monastery (briefly home of Chopin); Soller (market on Saturday); Palma. Scenic mountain drive to Lluc Monastery.