La Reserva is a small private natural
reserve, only 14 km. from Palma de Mallorca. It is near the small
villages of Gallilea and Puigpunient. They are worth a visit as well.
Drive to Puigpunyent. Distance
from Palma is 14 km. Once there turn left towards Gallilea. 400
meters in this direction , and just after the church, you will
se a sign. La Reserva Puig de Galatzo. Now follow the signs and
after 3-4 km. you get to the place.
There is a entry fee of aprox 1000 PTS each, less for children.
You can bring your own items for barbeque. Leave it at the
entrance and they bring it to a bbq area where you find a bbq
already lit, ready to use. The walk is some 4 km around this 21
ha natural park. This tour is best done on a sunny day in
spring, autumn or during winter. If you don't bring anything to
eat, you can buy a packet for grilling or a sandwich. There are
plenty places to rest on the way and enjoy the scenery . The
vegetation is interesting, and the latest attraction are live
It is not a good idea to do this trip during the summer heat. At
10.00 hr the heat is impressive. However there is a swimming
pool in Puigpunyent. Also here you find the 5 star hotel Son
Net. They have a pool as well and visitors are welcome if you
use their restaurant. Gallilea nearby is well worth a
visit as well. There is a small bar at the church square where
they serve local PamBoli.
all seasons, but hot in summer.