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Es Firo Festival comes to Jumeirah Port Soller

Es Firo Festival comes to Jumeirah Port Soller

Mallorca, 16 April 2014:  Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa, located on the rugged northwest coast of Mallorca, will welcome 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 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 at Talise Spa. And all while children under 12 enjoy two hours’ complimentary use of Barbaroja’s Kids’ Club each day of their stay. 

The Es Firo festival has been commemorated in Mallorca since 1850 and on Monday 12 May the celebrations will begin. With a delicious picnic lunch for two and shuttle to Port Soller, 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.

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Notes to Editors:

The ‘Es Firo’ Experience is currently available to book for stays from 10 May – 13 May 2014. Prices start from just €550 per night, with guests able to stay for three nights and pay for only two.  For reservations, contact +34 971 637 888 or email JPS@jumeirah.com

Es Firo Experience includes:

  • Daily breakfast in Cap Roig Restaurant
  • Complimentary access to Talise Spa
  • One picnic lunch for two on Es Firo festival day
  • Two return vintage tram tickets to Soller Es Firo festival day
  • Two hours complimentary use of Barbaroja’s Kids Club per day
  • Complimentary shuttle to Port Soller
  • Complimentary internet access
  • Three nights for the price of two

About Jumeirah Port Soller:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa crowns a cliff overlooking the Port of Soller and enjoys extensive, uninterrupted sea views on one side, and has a backdrop of the Tramuntanas – recently declared a UNESCO Heritage Site – on the other. The hotel has 120 rooms and suites, two restaurants, four bars, two swimming pools and its Talise Spa which is located in its own luxurious complex. Respecting the harmony of the landscape, the hotel is divided into eleven low-rise structures ensuring that visitors experience a truly exceptional and natural environment during their stay.

About Jumeirah Group:  

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait; Jumeirah Bilgah Beach Hotel in Baku; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM; the wellness brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. 

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