“Five Reasons To Visit Deia, Mallorca” written by Joanne Shurvell @ Forbes
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Set up by two Brits, father and son Mark and Chris Adamson, Mezzo Magic has two sailboats offering boat trips around the north west coast of Mallorca. Chris and his colleague Al skippered the Pequod, a 50-foot yacht for a sunset cruise. We set sail from Port de Soller, a chic seaside town near Deia, another location for The Night Manager (the scene where Pine takes Roper’s son Danny for a stroll and buys him an ice cream).
On board one of Mezzo Magic’s sailboats for a sunset cruise. Photo © Gemma Rapkins
Cruising past volcanic rock formations on board the Pequod. Photo © Joanne Shurvell
The sea was calm, the air was warm and Chris stopped the boat so we could swim into a series of caves with a blue lagoon in the center. The braver members of the group dove through an underwater tunnel to resurface outside the cave near our boat. Prices for a shared sunset charter start from 55 euros a person.
Ca’s Patro March at Cala Deia, immortalized in the mini series, The Night Manager. Photo © Joanne Shurvell
We took a small dingy from the yacht and climbed the stone steps from the sea to Ca’s Patro March at Cala Deia, the restaurant in The Night Manager scene featuring the attempted kidnap of Roper’s (Hugh Laurie) son. I loved the grilled chipiróns (baby squid) and my tuna was perfectly prepared (not overcooked).