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Written in 2008, updated 2015
Deia can be expensive.
But it is quite easy to live quite economically.
I have to be careful what I say, there follows my opinion and I can't afford to get sued

Shops in Deia

The Main Store
The Main Store, Deia The Main Central Store, Deia
The store has a good range of food and non-food.
English and German are spoken and the staff are helpful when you ask.
I would have liked to have seen items visibly priced.
I seemed difficult for me to see what I was being charged for items.
I recommend not to pay by Credit Card as their machine was set up to convert to UK pounds at an excessive rate.
Also, please try to pay with as close a cash as you can, and check any change for odd coins.
Closed Mondays.

The Tabac
One of Deia's hidden secrets.
A Traditional shop!!!
Not in an obvious main road position
Up the hill towards the church
The street towards Tabac, Deia The steps towards Tabac, Deia
The Tabac, Deia The Main Tabac, Deia
The store has a fair range of food and some non-food.
Their fruit is mostly good. I find their bread good. English and German are spoken and the staff are helpful when you ask.
Everything is clearly priced, and cheaper than the main store.
Paying by Credit Card worked out OK as I was given a choice of currency.
Open Monday.<br>
Closes for "lunch" 2:30pm until 4.30

The Farmacia
Almost anything that you would expect to find in a Pharmacy
Reasonably priced.

Wider afield, by bus

Eroski Soller
The nearest medium sized supermarket.
The Street to Eroski in Soller The Eroski in Soller
Just a short walk from the Bus Station.  Open 9am to 21:00 every day except Sunday.
The only place to shop at 3.30pm.
Has cheap water, beer and reasonable wine. Cost on the bus 1.50Euro each way.
fresh fruit in reasonable condition

Ice cream = Soller
We find Giovanni, in the main square to have the best Ice Cream. 1.30 Euros per scoop.
The Chocolate is so thick with Choc, it is too strong for me.
Ronalda really loves it.
The make their own Italian Ice Cream on the premises daily.
If you want to buy Ice Cream to take back the frozen food store near the Bus Station is great.
Giovanni Ice Cream Shop, Soller Freshly made Ice Cream

Cheap Non-Food Soller
There is a good sized chinese bazaar just near the bus station.
Also the ironmongers on Carrer Mar is a real treasure store. He even sold me 5 x 20mm bolts for 36cents

Valledemossa for bread
I like the bread from the bakery, 3 shop on the right walking from the bus stop. Fare 1.50 Euros
There is also a small supermarket there that have has suited us.

Carrefour, Palma
This is on the Bus route, though you need to check out where the pick up stop is for your return trip. Look for Red/Yellow bus stop, NOT the Blue EMT stops.
Carrefour does not close for lunch, and is open for a time Sunday morning.
Here you can get almost anything. Well recommended for the weekly shop.
Don't forget to take bags that seal up, as you will need to stack your load in the bus luggage box.
Don't forget that the 16:45 from Palma is a L211 and does not pick up at the L210 stop.
It is possible to use that bus, but you need to find the stop near the Palma Eroski store
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