A PLaCE WITH HISTORY
Another kind of village
A Place with History
Ses Salines is one of the most delightful places you can find in the island. One of those places well worth a visit if you came to Mallorca.
The village was named Ses Salines due to the numerous salt pans designed to extract salt. The salt pans of s’Avall, located 7km away from the village, near to Colònia de Sant Jordi, are considered the oldest in the world and date back to Roman times. One of its peculiarities is that the salt is still been produced in the traditional way.
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Our district occupies the southern part of the island; located on a triangular shaped land where two of it’s sides have seacoast. The irregular and undulating terrain makes from this spot a beautiful and enjoyable place with numerous fields, gardens and almond trees. The coast have beautiful beaches, coves and an old port.
The village is placed on the top of a hill, which give to it exceptional views, from where you can even see the island of Cabrera.
A place with History
Handmade methods for the salt collecting date back to Roman times, but other great peoples of history have also left their marks here. Due to trade, the village have carthaginian settlements and phoenician ships could be seen in the area at the time. Doubtlessly, this is a place rich in history and a beloved spot.