This dreamy enclave of winding cobbled streets and traditional homes, nestled in a ravine at the foot of the Teix Mountain, has long been a mecca for artists. French writer and essayist Anaïs Nin and English poet Robert Graves all spent time in Deia. As for the world of music, luminaries such as David Bowie, Beyoncé and The Beatles have, at various times, found inspiration amid the town’s rustic charms.
Deia holidays are for those who crave a bit of peace and relaxation in a beautiful setting. It’s a place where your imagination can run free and be inspired by creatives from the past. The views out across the twinkling sea are sublime, as are those inland toward Deia’s lush surrounding countryside. Laced with trails, on holidays to Deia you are well placed to get out into the forests, orchards, coastline and hills.
Visit a poet
You can visit the house that war poet Robert Graves lived in, which is now a museum dedicated to his life and work, or pay your respects at his grave in the 15th-century churchyard.
Go on a bar crawl
You are likely to meet plenty of interesting people while partying at the buzzing, late-opening, live-music-loving hostelries and bars in the town centre of Deia.
Look for the watchtowers
The dramatic northern coastline is studded with crumbling yet extremely photogenic watchtowers, originally constructed in the medieval era to look out for pirates and other unwelcome seafarers.