Mallorca Offers a Wide Range of Properties to Suit all Budgets
The popularity of Mallorca as a year-round destination due to its Mediterranean climate has made the island an extremely attractive proposition for both property investors and those looking to locate to a life in the sun. For those looking for a piece of Mallorcan real estate the property market offers a wide range of properties to suit all budgets from a basic one-bedroom city or resort apartment, to a four-bedroom sea-view villa, or a restored or renovation-project traditional finca in a beautiful rural area of the island. There are also some exceptional properties with luxury features and recent market reports have indicated a significant growing demand for luxury properties in Mallorca, and in Palma in particular.
Mallorca Combines Stunning Scenery and a Vibrant City
If you are looking to buying a property in a piece of paradise that is less than a three-hour flight away from most European cities. A place that combines stunning scenery, secret coves nestled on golden sands edged by turquoise blue waters, picturesque villages, a vibrant capital city, some of the world’s most luxurious hotels and the delight of sampling the finest locally produced food and wines served in first-class Michelin-starred restaurants, then look no further than the island of Mallorca.
Mallorca is the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands in the western Mediterranean. With over 500km of coastline and more than 200 beaches to choose from. A wide choice of properties and accommodation to suit all budgets and tastes from rural fincas to modern family sized villas, luxury hotels to basic apartments, it is easy to see why Mallorca has been a major holiday destination for over six decades.
The island of Mallorca offers its visitors three cities Palma, Inca and Manacor. Palma is the capital city and offers a mix of impressive architecture from medieval times through to Modernist. It is also home to a wide variety of nightlife with something for everyone from top quality restaurants to late night bars and clubs.
Highlights of Mallorca
The most popular tourist resorts on the island of Mallorca are Alcudia, Cala d’Or, Santa Ponsa and Magaluf – the famed hedonistic party capital of Mallorca. The natural beaches on the northeast, east, and south coasts appeal to a wide cross section of holidaymakers.
Other highlights that are highly recommended when visiting or choosing an area to buy a property in Mallorca include Valldemossa, Sóller , the rugged and beautiful mountains of Serra de Tramuntana, Cap Formentor for its breath-taking views, and Pollensa an enchanting traditional Mallorcan town packed with ancient blonde stone architecture. Mallorca is also home to protected Natural Parks which can be discovered in all four corners of the island. In the east of the island enjoy the delights and tranquillity of the former fishing village of Porto Colom. In the southwest, visit Andratx town and port, and the chic resort of Puerto Portals which has become a cosmopolitan hot spot for many celebrities and the super-rich many of who moor their luxurious yachts in the marina.
In addition to its year-round sunshine, fabulous beaches, reputation as one of the world’s sailing hotspots, luxurious hotels/villas and fine dining, Mallorca is also an island steeped in history. This rich cultural heritage has left many remarkable places of interest to explore when visiting the island including ruins, castles, monasteries, cathedrals and gardens, along with a wide selection of art galleries and museums. Mallorca also boasts charming rustic villages and a thriving artisan and cultural scene with many traditional Mallorcan festivals and events taking place throughout the year.
Mallorca’s Popular Nightlife and Gastronomy
In the past decade Mallorca has experienced a food revolution and this year nine restaurants on Mallorca have been awarded a total of 10 Michelin stars! These include the renowned restaurants of Zaranda, Bou, Adrián Quetglas, Argos Restaurant, Es Fum, Restaurant Es Racó d’es Teix, Restaurant Jardín, Andreu Genestra Restaurant and Restaurant Marc Fosh, all of whom feature inventive cuisine in beautiful yet relaxed settings. For more relaxed dining Tapas is also a very popular option and don’t forget to try the local Mallorcan wine as there are some really excellent vineyards on the island.
For those looking for nightlife Mallorca has it all. Of course, Magaluf is world famous as the islands’ clubbers paradise but there are also bars and clubs open until the early hours of the morning in most towns and resorts. For those who prefer a quieter drink and a spot of people watching, the exclusive cocktail bars and wine bars in the ports should be explored.