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Es Firo Festival comes to Jumeirah Port Soller

Jumeirah Port Soller

Celebrate with the biggest party in the Soller Valley

Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa - located on the rugged northwest coast of Mallorca - will be welcoming guests to enjoy Es Firo in May; a historical celebration of the victory of the local Sollerics over the Turkish pirate invaders in 1561. As the biggest calendar event in the region, there will be plenty on offer to entertain adults and children alike as they enjoy three nights for the price of two at the luxury hotel. .

Guests visiting the hotel for Es Firo will be able to make the most of the May sunshine as they relax by the pool, enjoy the picture postcard views at leisure, or enjoy complimentary access to indulge at Talise Spa. And all whilst children under 12 enjoy 2 hours’ complimentary use of Barbaroja’s Kids Club each day of their stay.

On Monday 12th May the celebrations of Es Firo festival day will begin; commemorated in  Mallorca since 1850. With a delicious picnic lunch for two and shuttle to Port Soller provided, guests will be taken in the afternoon to witness the exciting and colourful re-enactment of the battle, complete with traditional costumes, shotguns, swords, and catapults. In the evening (in Sóller’s main square) a final showdown will take place with battles, songs, and an enchanting fireworks display. Two return vintage-tram tickets are also provided to make the short but scenic journey to  and from Soller.

Built on a cliff overlooking the fishing village of Port Soller, the hotel enjoys extensive, uninterrupted sea views on one side, and has a dramatic back drop of the Tramuntana Mountains - recently declared a UNESCO Heritage Site - on the other. Port Soller, a small and tranquil fishing village famous for its horseshoe bay, charming port and stunning aspect, provides a picturesque setting. It occupies one of the most idyllic sites on the island, being in the heart of the Soller valley, renowned for its orange, lemon, and olive orchards, and magnificent Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range.

The ‘Es Firo’ Experience is currently available to book for stays from May 10th – 13th 2014. Prices start from just €550 per night, with guests able to stay for three nights and pay for only two.  

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