Deià is a small town located on top of the “Teix” Mountain, approx. 1,064 high on the northwest coast of Mallorca. Surrounded by olive trees and due to is unique location Deià has become one of the most desired places in Mallorca beside Valldemossa. The coastline here is still pretty rough which also contributes to the special character of this area.
Especially hikers and nature lovers come here to enjoy the special Mediterranean flair of the Tramuntana Mountains with is special flora and fauna. The name Deià comes from the Arabic language, meaning town or field. During the 16th and 17th century the inhabitants built a number of watch towers to fight against pirates and in the 18th century many inhabitants of Deià moved to France due to the agricultural crisis on the island, but came back in the beginning of the 20th century.
Many artists have settled down here and enjoy the inspiration of this tranquil place. The English poet, novelist, and scholar, Robert Graves, was one of the first foreigners to settle down in Deià. Graves returned after the war and remained in Deià until his death in 1985. Deià played a big part in many of his stories.
Although times have changed Deià remained a hot spot for many celebrities from all all over the world such as the businessman Richard Branson or music stars like Mick Jagger, Mark Knopfler , Mike Oldfield or Pierce Brosnan. The Spanish painter Pablo Picasso also spent some time here.
As almost over a third of the inhabitants of Deià are foreigners you find many fashionable boutiques and fine restaurants and English is widely spoken. If you are looking for a place with the typical Mallorcan flair combined with quality living then Deià is the perfect place.
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