The picturesque mountain village of Banyalbufar is a village on the rugged west coast of Mallorca, along with Port de Sóller and Estellencs. Banyalbufar is also known as the "Village of the terraces" because of the more than 2,000 terraces created for vineyards and vegetable cultivation on which the village is situated, which was built on the slopes of the Tramuntana Mountains, a mountain range that stretches along the entire west coast of Mallorca. On the edge of the beach of Banyalbufar there is a small harbour, following the coast, is the port of Es Port de Canonge. Banyalbufar is an ideal holiday resort for those who are looking for relaxation and want to take a break away from the tourist centres of Majorca and for hikers who want to get to know the beauties of the Serra de Tramuntana. There are no large hotel complexes here, but rather charming holiday homes. Despite the small size of the wine village, there are numerous restaurants, taverns, cafés and small boutiques. The restaurants are not only distributed in the narrow streets, but also outside in the cellars of the terraces. It rains more frequently in Banyalbufar than in the rest of the regions of Mallorca, because the peaks, which reach an altitude of 1,400 metres, act as cloud barriers. Especially in summer, the brief downpours ensure a pleasant coolness.