Originally a fishing village, the enchanting resort of Puerto Pollensa has everything - wonderful scenery, beautiful sandy beaches, fantastic cuisine and a laid-back friendly environment. Tourism is a large part of the growth of Puerto Pollensa. The main features of the village are the long sandy beaches, restaurants with different and diverse types of meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), shops all along the beach front. There is a market every Wednesday in the main center of Puerto Pollensa that brings all types off stalls: fruit, flowers, sweets, clothing, shoes, bedding, games, etc… for all ages. Puerto Pollensa is one of the most researched holiday resorts.
The north offers long sandy beaches and lively holiday resorts like Puerto Pollensa and the bay of Alcudia, historic towns and mountains off the coast. Pollensa and Alcudia with their interesting past attract many visitors interested in history, thanks to their beautifully preserved old towns. Both towns are popular with property buyers who wish to combine authentic and relaxed lifestyle with the amenities of the nearby seaside resorts, the closeness to the beaches and the immense variety of water sports facilities offered. Moreover, the villages at the coast offer a wide variety of shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs during summer. In a nutshell: the north is certainly not a region to get bored.
Villages in this region: Pollensa, Port de Pollensa, Alcúdia, Port d'Alcúdia, Ca'n Picafort and Muro.
The northwest coast with the dramatic Tramuntana mountain range is the ideal venue for those loving nature and looking for peace and rest. The lively little town of Sóller is the heart of this region. Nestling into a valley and surrounded by orange groves it opens towards the sea, where the fishing village of Port de Sóller has settled around a natural harbour. On the steep coast there are numerous romantic villages like the artists’ refuge Deià, Estellencs and Valldemossa, which is famous for its monastery. If you are looking for a property here you will have the choice between traditional town houses, elegant town palaces, village houses, traditional country homes and modern villas and estates with breathtaking sea views. There is also a choice of apartments in Sóller and Port de Sóller.
Villages in this region: Sóller, Fornalutx, Biniaraix, Port de Sóller, Deià, Estellencs, Banyalbufar and Valldemossa.
Individualists have highly taken to the northeast. The medieval town of Artà and the charming fishing village of Cala Ratjada are together with the 4 golf courses just some of the highlights of this area. Beautiful white beaches, which never get crowded, the fascinating scenery, where the mountains often fall straight into the sea and traditional Mallorcan villages off the coast, have something for everybody. Adding to this, property prices have not yet reached their top level compared to other areas in Mallorca. Looking for a property in this area, you have the choice between traditional country houses, charming village houses, Mallorcan summer residences and in the area of Costa de Los Pinos of luxurious modern villas.
Villages in this region: Artà, Cala Ratjada, Capdepera, Costa de los Pinos, Canyamel, Colonia de Sant Pere, Son Servera, Santa Maria de la Salut and Petra.
The coast of the east of Mallorca ranges among the areas most developed for tourism in Mallorca with holiday resorts like Cala Millor and Porto Cristo. The resorts and beaches guarantee holiday fun and entertainment at its best. Fine sandy beaches, crystal clear water, a wide choice of leisure time activities and the yacht harbours attract many visitors of the island every year. Off the coast life is quiet and relaxed though and has kept its authentic charm. The scenery is hilly and beautiful, with all shades of green providing the ideal surroundings for charming country hotels and typical country houses, usually with big plots of land. Those looking for property, be it apartments or chalets at the coast or villas and country houses in the countryside, will find a fine selection of properties here with good value for money.
Villages in this region: Cala Millor, Sant Llorenç, Son Servera, Porto Cristo, Nuevo Porto Cristo, Cala Murada, Cales de Mallorca, Manacor...
In the southeast you can experience the authentic Mallorca and the protected nature reserves of Es Trenc and Mondrago with their dunes, pinewoods and beaches offer the best of relaxed beach life in turquoise waters. There are lively holiday resorts like Cala d’Or or the quieter Colonia Sant Jordi and charming and very traditional countryside villages like Santanyi or Felanitx. The fishing villages of Porto Pedro, Cala Figuera and Porto Colom range amongst the most romantic and picturesque on the island. Adding to this, there are two premier league golf courses, the exclusive yacht harbour of Cala d’Or and the charming sport marinas of Sa Rápita and Colonia Sant Jordi. Infrastructure has been improved and offers quicker access to the airport and Palma since this year. In this area property buyers can choose mainly among country and village houses, while Cala d’Or and Colonia Sant Jordi also provide a fine selection of apartments and chalets.
Villages in this region: Santanyí, Cala d'Or, Porto Petro, Cala Figuera, Porto Colom, Colonia Sant Jordi, Campos, Sa Rapita and Ses Salines
The South has many facets in deed: the holiday resorts of the Playa de Palma with El Arenal and Can Pastilla which are highly popular with holiday makers, the romantic and quiet Cala Pi, the modern new urbanisations at the coast like Bahía Grande, Bahía Azúl, Cala Blava and Majoris, which are home to many residents and commuters, and finally the rural area around Llucmajor. All locations, as different as they might be, have two things in common: they all profit from the closeness to Palma and the easy access to the airport. The beach of the Playa ranges amongst the most beautiful and longest on the island, the coast offers secluded, quiet coves and the rural area around Llucmajor and the village itself represent the typical Mallorcan lifestyle. In addition, there are two golf courses already available and another two to be opened by end of 2015. If you are looking for property in this area you have the choice of apartments, country houses, new-built villas, village houses and chalets. An additional plus for this area is that prices have not yet reached their top level.
Villages in this region: El Arenal, Can Pastilla, Cala Pi, Bahía Grande, Bahía Azúl, Cala Blava, Majoris, Las Palmeras, Sa Torre, Randa and Llucmajor.
The exclusive southwest has been popular with Expats and visitors for years. Framed by the Tramuntana Mountains it offers diversity for nature lovers, hikers and birdwatchers. Fine sandy beaches and quiet bays with crystal clear waters line the coast and offer fans of water sports and divers everything their hearts desire. Moreover, the Southwest of Mallorca offers no less than 5 premier league golf courses, lively holiday resorts, picturesque fishing villages and exclusive yacht harbours. If you are looking for a holiday home or a residence here you have the choice between traditional country houses, charming village houses, modern apartments, luxurious villas with marvelous sea views or houses and apartments directly at the golf courses. Should you be interested in short- or long-term rentals of your house or apartment you will have the choice of a number of established agencies, which take care of renting and maintenance of your property.
Villages in this region: Sant Elm, S'Arracó, Andratx, Puerto de Andratx, Camp de Mar, Paguera, Santa Ponsa, Magaluf, Palmanova, Portals Nous, Puerto Portals and Bendinat.
Palma de Mallorca has become a lively capital with international flair. Exhibitions, galleries, restaurants and shops provide diversity all year. The international property clientele is mainly focussing on the old town close to the cathedral. The property for sales ranges from renovated town palaces, refurbished old town and seafront apartments up to modern apartment complexes providing every comfort and luxury desired. There are also a number of new developments in the direct outskirts. Prices vary considerably depending on location and equipment.
The exclusive urbanisation of Son Vida is only 5 minutes away from Palma’s centre and can only be accessed by a single road with 24 hours guard. The villas are grouped around two luxury hotels and two premier league golf courses. The elegant residences boast breathtaking views over the Palma Bay or the greens. Son Vida belongs to the most exclusive locations on the island.
The centre of the island attracts Mallorca lovers who prefer the traditional lifestyle of the villages like Santa Maria, Binissalem or Alaró to being close to the sea. Moreover the centre has a beautiful and diversified scenery. Two golf courses will be opened by autumn 2005 respectively in spring 2006. The well developed cycling lanes and hiking tracks are a must for every nature lover. Palma is within 20 minutes reach, which makes this region an interesting alternative for families with children in school age or for commuters. If you are looking for property in this region you have the choice of country houses, new developments, village houses, country estates and apartments.
Villages in this region: Santa Maria, Consell, Binissalem, Santa Eugenia, Alaró, Bunyola, Orient, Pòrtol, Marratxí...