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City Guide: Rachelle Hruska MacPherson on Mallorca

June 30, 2016

If there is one thing you need to know about Rachelle Hruska MacPherson, founder of Gues of a Guest and Lingua Franca (a new line of embroidered cashmere sweaters you need to know about), it's that she loves to travel. Whether she's in the South of France, Uruguay or Mexico with her family, she's got that jet-setting thing down. We asked her to dish on one of her favorite spots, the town of Deià in Mallorca, Spain. Here's everything you need to know to plan your trip!

Destination:

Deià, Mallorca

Describe the city in three words:

Charming, Soulful, Elegant

Easiest Way to Get Around:

Walk and bike.

Best View of the City:

Sa Vinya Restaurant (Carrer Viña Vijea) and the Robert Graves Museum (Carretera Dieà a Sóller).

STAY

Hotel You Always Stay At + Best Place to Get Pampered:
La Residencia, Carrer dels Son Canals, s/n.

EAT & DRINK


Best Place to Grab a Morning Coffee: The Village Café, Calle Felipe Bauza

Best Spot to Grab a Cocktail: Sa Fonda, Carrera Arxiduc Luis Salvador, 5.

Three Restaurants to Visit: El Olivo (Carrer dels Son Canals, s/n), Sebastian's (Carrer de Felip Bauzà, 2) and Ca's Patro March in Cala Deia (Carrer Sa Cala, 16).

DO

Souvenir to Bring Home:Local art.

Best Place to Shop: A day trip to Soller Market.

Family Activity:Spending a day at Cala Deia. Lunch and swimming.

Tourist Spot You Love: Sa Foradada is a MUST, MUST see/experience. Take a boat to get to (or hike if that’s your thing), and eat paella all day on the cliffs. (Carretera Valldemosa Dieà Km 6)

PACK YOUR BAGS

Travel Essentials: Sunglasses, sarong, straw hat, a good book and sunscreen.
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