Located in the south-west of Mallorca surrounded by the amazing mountains of Sierra de Tramuntana, facing the Mediterranean shores, we find this gorgeous village. Finding a property for sale in Calvià, a town of amazing cultural heritage and natural beauty, can be quite tricky due to its recent popularity.
Even though Calvià is the municipal capital of an area which includes resorts such as Magaluf and Santa Ponsa, the town has avoided over-commercialization, which means you can sit back, relax and enjoy this beautiful part of the island.
Its privileged location, just 20 kilometres away from the capital Palma, makes it the perfect option for those who want to enjoy the Mallorcan village life-style but still be able to reach the capital easily. The airport is just a quick 30-minute drive from Calvià, a convenient advantage for those who travel often.
Calvià is perfect for anyone in search of traditional Mallorcan village life. Its historic past dating back to Roman times is breathed through its streets, many of which date back to the 17th Century.
Activities in Calvià:
Calvia is known for being one of the richest cultural heritages in Mallorca. Its archaeological sites, military and religious architecture, antique houses and mills, old Arabic water pipes...confirm it.
If you are a fan of hiking, you can do it in Calvià and stumble across some of the most beautiful corners of the Island of Mallorca. Discover its unspoiled nature, the crystal clear blue water of the Mediterranean sea, traditional Mallorcan towns, hidden caves, stunning viewpoints, patrimonial components and much more! Calvià is rich in hiking path options. Short hiking trails, medium distance trails and long-distance hiking trails are all waiting to be explored.
The town offers a selection of high-standard shops and restaurants, avoiding the typical super-crowded touristic town feel that some other areas in Mallorca have. Besides, there is a large market every Monday where you can buy food and clothing along with traditional crafts.
Beaches in Calvià:
Calvià is especially known for the 34 beaches that extend along its 54 kilometres of coast, some of which have been recognized with the distinctive blue flag.
If you fancy a short walk, Caló d'en Monjo beach won't disappoint you. This small virgin beach surrounded by cliffs is approximately 15m long by 4m wide.
Cala Fornells is a beautiful small cove with thick sand, very popular among bathers. It is 30 m long by 20 m wide. Some terraces have been built on the rocks to enlarge the area for sunbathing. It has a wide range of accommodations and beach services: restaurants, deck chairs, renting beach umbrellas, etc.
El Caló de ses Llises is an exclusive beach between 10m high cliffs, formed by thick gravel and boulders, mostly covered by a pine forest, it is 25 m long by 30 m wide. The seabed is made by rock with gravel. Halfway between the coast and the entrance to the cove, there is a rock, used as a springboard by children and adults.
Find a house in Calvià:
This little town is a hidden gem surrounded by fields of carob and groves of almonds perfect for those who are looking to buy a property for sale in Calvià and experience the "real" Mallorca.