Puig de L’Ofre (1093 meters) is a mountain in the central Tramuntana mountains on Mallorca Island, Spain.
The summit is easy to reach from the Cúber Reservoir, located along the Ma-10 road, 20 km northeast of Sóller.
Starting at the car parks at Cúber, the trail follows the western shore of the reservoir and continues up the valley to the Coll de l’Ofre saddle. From here, most hikers continue on a wide track to Coll de Poma, where the ascent starts. Until this point, the hike requires little exertion.
To reach the summit, hikers must conquer a final 190 meters up the steep forested southern slope of Puig de l’Ofre.
Puig de l’Ofre Peak Hike, Mallorca
- Trailhead: Cúber Reservoir,
- Distance: 11.5 km out-and-back
- Time Needed: 3:30 – 4 hours
- Elevation Gain/Loss: 430 meters
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Minimum Elevation: 732 meters
- Maximum Elevation: 1093 meters
- When to Hike: Spring or Fall
- Where to Stay in Fornalutx: Can Pera Accommodation – TI (midrange), or Hotel Apartament Sa Tanqueta De Fornalutx (luxury)
- Where to Stay in Sóller: Hostel Sóller – Albergue Juvenil (budget), Hotel El Guía (midrange), Ecocirer Healthy Stay (vegan boutique B&B), or Finca Ca’s Curial – Agroturismo – Adults Only (luxury)
- Recommended Hiking Guidebook: Mallorca Rother Walking Guideor Mountain Walking in Mallorca: 50 routes in Mallorca’s Tramuntana
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Puig de l’Ofre Hiking Map
Where to Start the Puig de l’Ofre Hike
Cúber Reservoir is located along the Ma-10 road, 20 kilometers east of Sóller.
There are several free car parks along the road near the reservoir.
There’s also a bus stop directly at the trailhead.
Please consult Tib.org for bus timetables.
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Cúber Reservoir to Puig de l’Ofre Trail Description
Cúber Reservoir to Coll de l’Ofre (50 minutes)
Pass through the gate and turn right, following the GR 221 Barranc de Biniaraix sign.
The flat trail wraps around the northern end of the reservoir and continues along its western shore, with views of Puig de Sa Rateta and Puig de na Franquesa.
Sheep graze freely between evergreen oak. Altogether, it’s a beautiful destination for walking.
It takes about 30 minutes (2 km) to reach the southernmost end of the reservoir.
After crossing the Torrent de Binimorat stream, continue straight up the valley.
A few minutes later, the path intersects a gated dry stone wall. Pass through. Signs indicate that dogs must be leashed, hikers must stay on the trail at all times (L’Ofre Propietat Privada No Abandonar La Ruta Assenyalada), and that you’re in a private hunting area (Coto privado de caza).
Continue straight on the wide gravel path, lined with dissgras. The cone-shaped Puig L’Ofre, cloaked in trees, is visible ahead. Along this trail, you may encounter free-roaming donkeys and sheep.
When the trail divides at Binimorat estate, bear right and continue following signs to GR 221 in the direction of Barranc de Biniaraix. Hike up through the pine forest to the saddle of Coll de l’Ofre. This forest path is now rockier and uneven.
At the saddle, you can detour to a viewpoint, which overlooks Cornador Gran, Cornador Petit, Sóller Valley and the Mediterranean Sea. Use Maps.me to locate it.
Coll de l’Ofre to Coll de Poma (15 minutes)
Continue on the wide track. After a few meters, the trail divides. Bear left. You’re no longer on the GR 221.
Follow this level forest trail for about 15 minutes (1 km) to Coll de Poma.
There’s no sign indicating you’ve reached Coll de Poma and it doesn’t feel like a saddle. But, the path splits and there is a cairn at the base of a pine tree.
Coll de Poma to Puig de l’Ofre (25 minutes)
Turn left and follow the unmarked, but nonetheless clear path through the forest up the southern slope of Puig de l’Ofre.
The path is narrow and steep. Follow the cairns. When you get to the rock face, head left up to the ridge.
When you crest the ridge, take note of the stone pile.
You can head right to a viewpoint, or continue left up to the summit (2 minutes).
Puig de l’Ofre to Cúber Reservoir (1:30 hours)
Locate the giant stone pile on the ridge and descend along the same trail back to Coll de Poma and then Coll de l’Ofre.
Descend the valley to Cúber Reservoir. Before reaching the reservoir, turn right, and follow the eastern shore around the reservoir back to the car park.
Where to Stay near Cúber Reservoir
Fornalutx is a mountain village nestled in the Serra de Tramuntana range. It’s located just off the scenic Ma-10 road in Sóller Valley. The village charms with its traditional stone buildings, narrow cobbled streets, and gorgeous mountain backdrop. During the day, the main square, Plaça d’España, is teeming with cyclists, hikers and other visitors. Though small, Fornalutx boasts a nice collection of eateries including Restaurant Café Med, Calzone Pizzeria, and molón.
Midrange | Can Pera Accommodation – TI (2 Nights Minimum Stay) is a cozy guesthouse in Fornalutx offering a shared kitchen, garden and swimming pool. Guests rave about the hospitality and the gorgeous setting.
Luxury | Hotel Apartament Sa Tanqueta De Fornalutx is an adults-only aparthotel in the idyllic village of Fornalutx in the Tramuntana Mountains. Surrounded by olive and orange trees, this countryside retreat offers air-conditioned apartments with living rooms and kitchenettes. Guests have access to a shared saltwater outdoor pool and free private parking.
Sóller is located in a bowl-shaped valley in the central Tramuntana Mountains. It’s the ultimate base for hiking in Mallorca. During your stay, we recommend prioritizing the Barranc de Biniaraix – Cornador Gran peak hike, Puig des Tossals Verds circuit trail, and Cúber to Puig de l’Ofre peak hike.
Sóller is situated 3 km inland from the coast and Port de Sóller, which means that the coast is just a short drive, or bus ride away.
Beyond its fantastic location, Sóller is a delightful and vibrant town with no shortage of cafés, gelaterias, restaurants, bars, and shops.
Hotel on-site parking is rare. We recommend reaching out to your accommodation in advance to inquire about parking. Some hotels offer paid parking in a location nearby. A lot of people park on the main road ma-11, just outside town, and walk in. The estate hotels outside of town have on-site parking.
Budget | Hostel Sóller – Albergue Juvenil is a charming and clean hostel and bar in Sóller perfect for trekkers and backpackers. Double rooms and dormitory beds are available. Breakfast available (7 EUR). Note: if you’re staying in the dormitory rooms, you can either sleep in your own sleeping bag or rent sheets for 5 EUR.
Midrange | Hotel El Guía is a small (24 rooms), traditional Mallorcan hotel and restaurant set in the old town of Sóller, a short walk to Plaça de sa Constitució Square. It’s possible to book a parking space (10 EUR/day) in advance.
Midrange | Ca’n Abril is a cheerful, family-run guesthouse in Sóller. This top-rated accommodation stands out with its central location, kind and personable service, and the plentiful and generous breakfast, served in the local bakery. They offer paid parking in a nearby car park on a first come, first served basis
Midrange-Luxury | Designed with imagination and great attention to detail, the family-run Ecocirer Healthy Stay is an intimate boutique hotel with six rooms in Sóller. A nutritious, homemade, vegan and vegetarian-friendly breakfast is served daily. Private parking is available nearby with reservation (8 EUR/day).
Luxury | Finca Ca’s Curial – Agroturismo – Adults Only is an estate hotel surrounded by citrus groves just outside the town center of Sóller. Guests love the secluded location, extensive grounds, spacious rooms, swimming pool and poolside honesty bar. Breakfast is included and on-site parking is free.
Luxury | Owned by the same family for 750 years, Finca Cas Sant is a historic estate in Sóller, set on gorgeous grounds, walking distance to the old town of Sóller. Finca Cas Sant offers 13 rooms and suites, two seasonal swimming pools, and free parking.
Mallorca Hiking Essentials
- Hiking Backpack: Osprey Tempest 30 Women’s Backpack / Osprey Talon 33 Men’s Backpack
- Grade B/C high-cut hiking boots: Meindl Schuhe Island Lady (Kati’s Boots), Women’s Hanwag Tatra II GTX (Sabrina’s Boots), Men’s Hanwag Tatra II GTX (men’s equivalent)
- Hiking Poles (Optional): Black Diamond Trail Trekking Poles
- Polarized, CAT 4 Sunglasses: Julbo Shield Mountain Sunglasses
- Camera Body: Sony Alpha a6400
- Mid-range Zoom Lens: Sony Vario-Tessar 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS ZEISS
- Wide angle Zoom Lens: Sony – E 10-18mm F4 OSS Wide-angle Zoom Lens
- Backpack Camera Clip: Peak Design Camera Clip
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