Information & Facts
It may be a sleepy little town, but there are definitely fun
things to do in S'Illot. The water is clear and calm, and you can
try your hand at watersports like scuba diving, snorkelling,
windsurfing and sailing. If you're more comfortable on land, you
can go horseback riding, play tennis, or visit nearby attractions
like the Caves of Drach. There are other resorts like Sa Coma
within easy walking or driving distance for a greater variety of
Spanish is the official language, but English is widely
understood in areas frequented by tourists. Catalan, Galician and
Basque are spoken in the relevant areas.
Spain's official currency is the Euro (EUR). One Euro is divided
into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change and
major hotels, but banks give the best rates. All major credit cards
and travellers cheques are widely accepted at most hotels,
restaurants, and shops. ATMs are widespread and are generally the
cheapest and most convenient method of obtaining money.
S'Illot is not a true resort, it is a traditional fishing
village that has only begun to adapt to the growing demand for
tourism on Mallorca. There can be a lack of infrastructure,
including spotty public transport. The town has a limited nightlife
that is mainly restricted to hotel bars.
S'Illot has little in the way of nightlife. Most community bars
and restaurants, though lively, close early. Most nightlife is
centred around hotel bars, and those looking for a wilder
experience can travel to nearby Cala Millor, which is five minutes
away be car or taxi.
S'Illot has some great restaurants to enjoy while on holiday,
the best of which include Bar Restaurante Espas, Can Ronpes, Lago
Restaurante and Playa Azul. BiBaBo café and music bar on the
waterfront mixes the best of British with some Spanish dishes for
families wanting the best of both worlds.
The town centre in S'Illot offers very few shopping
opportunities, although visitors may find more variety in nearby
areas such as Sa Coma.
Local time is GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March
and the Saturday before the last Sunday in October). The Canary
Islands: GMT (GMT +1 in summer).