Top 10 ice cream treats in Mallorca

Text by Katie Toll

  1. Gelati Mossa, Valdemossa
    Simple but tasty range of sorbets and ice creams made with locally produced ingredients. Sorbets made with oranges and lemons from the owner’s fruit trees. Our favourite: almond.
  2. Ca’n Pau, Soller
    You are spoilt for choice with good artisanal ice cream makers in Sóller but this is one of our favourites. Fresh, fruity creations made with citrus fruits from the Sóller valley. Our favourite: taronja (local oranges).
  3. Sa Fabrica de gelats, Sóller
    You can’t miss this famous Sóller ice cream producer that uses fresh fruits from the Sóller valley in their delicious recipes. Our favourite: Sóller lemon ice cream and sorbet.
  4. Rivareno, Palma
    With a small-scale on-site gelato lab producing fresh daily gelato, this is Italian artisanal ice cream at its creamiest and most luxurious. A wide range of flavours including both traditional and original creations. Our favourite: Sabayón.
  5. Ca’n Joan De S’aigo, Palma
    Simple, natural home-made ice cream and sorbet in Palma’s oldest café. A bustling traditional café full of locals as well as tourists. Also serves fresh, delicious local pastries. Our favourite: strawberry sorbet.

6. Can Miquel, Palma
A vast array of ice cream and sorbet flavours are served in this specialist ice cream parlour in central Palma. Established for more than 30 years, they produce over 90 flavours, changing according to the season. Our favourite: any of the 15 delicious chocolate ice cream options.

7. Gelats Paco, Palma
Artisinal, original flavoured ice creams and granizados. With mouth-watering recipes passed down from generation to generation in this family-run business. Our favourite: dulce de leche con plátano.

8. Cream Crew, Santa Catalina
Delicious, home-made and organic vegan ice cream. Each ice cream is clearly labelled so you can choose the type of milk used, whether it’s almond, coconut or rice milk. Creative flavour combinations. Our favourite: salted caramel.

9. Heladeria Colonia, Colonia Sant Jordi
Enjoy beautifully presented home-made ice creams and sorbets in this traditional, friendly ice cream café close to the beach. Try an ice cream sundae or ice creams with crepes or waffles for an extra treat. Our favourite: ice cream sundae creations.

10. Gelats Valls, Pollenca
Excellent choice for ice creams and sorbets with a large selection of flavours that change with the seasons. Founded in 1929 this is a Pollenca ice cream institution. Our favourite: Café Arabica.