Felanitx is a rural town and municipality in the Pla & Llevant region, in the southeast of Mallorca. Located approximately 50 kilometers from the capital of Palma, it is currently the center of the second largest wine region in Mallorca. Today the town is known for its cultivation of capers, which is a popular local ingredient in Mallorca. It has also seen a resurgence in the wine industry. Felanitx is partly dependent on tourism, and has a lively international community of permanent residents. The highest points of the municipality are: San Salvador (509 meters), where there is a monastery of the same name; Sa Comuna (429 meters); and the castle of Santueri (408 meters), used before the conquest of the island by Jaime I of Aragon.