How to get started in slow life | Slow hotels and tourism

The Slow Life movement is a holistic philosophy of life, a way of understanding the world around us and how we can live it day by day.

What is the slow life movement?


It is very easy to understand with the example of gastronomy: fast food is made in a hurry, in an industrial way and with low quality. This extends to other aspects of life because due to globalization we live a lifestyle that could be called fast life, because we are always in a hurry.


Slow life is the opposite, a movement to get away from stress and live a quieter life. It is a way to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and take life differently. It's about enjoying every action, every moment and every person.


The Slow movement is also related to taking care of the planet, organic food and products, focusing on proximity and enjoying every detail. It does not shy away from technology and modern advances, but always preserves the tradition of good workmanship.


How to start, how to take the first steps in the slow life?


Unfortunately we cannot make a 180-degree turn in our lives from one day to the next.


Over the years our way of being, our attitudes and how we face challenges and problems in life become solidified. It is difficult to break these patterns and, in the meantime, the present slips through our fingers and does not return.


But there is something we can do to begin to turn our busy lives around and that is to disconnect for small periods of time to slow down the frenetic pace. This can be achieved with getaways, spiritual retreats or a simple change of environment, and then return refreshed to our little world with a new perspective.


Where to go for slow tourism? The best slow life towns and cities in Spain


Slow tourism is another way to discover a new corner of the world by getting in touch with the locals and taking care of the environment. And it encourages you to enjoy your trip without rushing from monument to monument.


The slow life philosophy implies a slower pace of life and it is not so easy to achieve in any city. It should be a place where citizens can walk, talk and enjoy the natural environment. In Spain, the top 10 towns and cities considered the slowest are:



  • Montuïri (Mallorca)

  • Lekeitio (Bizkaia)

  • Torrent (Gerona)

  • Rubielos De Mora (Teruel)

  • Pals (Gerona)

  • Munguia (Bizkaia)

  • Morella (Castellón)

  • Begues (Barcelona)

  • Begur (Gerona)

  • Balmaseda (Bizkaia)


Slow life hotels in Spain


Among the wide range of hotels in the region of Mallorca, there is a hotel that fits perfectly into this concept. Located in the interior of the island, in Montuïri, and away from the hustle and bustle of the capital, the luxury boutique hotel Finca Serena Mallorca is designed to immerse you in the slow life experience. This philosophy is increasingly popular among those who want to escape the stress of the fast-paced life that characterizes today's society.


The relaxed atmosphere of Finca Serena provides guests with the perfect space to experience a new sensation that defies the passage of time by combining luxury and simplicity. Surrounded by countryside, it exudes the nature and tranquility of a Mediterranean forest.


Want to disconnect and join the slow life movement? Book your stay in one of the best slow life hotels in Spain, Finca Serena Mallorca.

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March 25, 2021

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