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Palma city, located in the bay named after it is impressive from the moment we approach by sea or air. It‘s a city that offers you a lot of opportunities for cultural, gastronomic, shopping and leisure experiences. Being a destination known for its idyllic beaches and picturesque sea and mountain villages, Mallorca has a capital that rivals with the most beautiful capitals in Europe. Recently, it was ranked as the second best city to live in the world.
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Palma is divided into five districts, 89 quarters and an old town which harmoniously combines the monumentality of the Cathedral and churches such as Sant Francesc and Santa Eulalia with ultra-modern buildings and charming shops in which you can buy traditional products and crafts. These shops compete with the luxury of the big brand stores located in the streets of Jaume III and Paseo del Borne.
Starting from the Cathedral, we find the most visited areas and mandatory stops are Plaza de Cort, where the City Hall and an olive tree dominate the square; Plaza Mayor is full of life both in its centre and under its arcades. Strolling around the area of D’alt Murada- Calatrava becomes a unique experience for the senses. Enjoy its narrow streets and Arab influences that give it a special appeal. The urban reform carried out recently, the magnetism and luxury of the houses and apartments are reasons why it has become a highly requested area.
Near the Avenidas, one of the busiest parts of the city, you stumble upon the district called Gerreria, one of the most traditional neighbourhoods in Palma that has undergone a extensive transformation to become a modern and active district with a wide range of newly built, top quality apartments. Las Ramblas and the streets Sant Miquel and Sant Jaume are lively and colourful shopping areas, ideal for walking around and taking in the atmosphere. Enjoy the delights of the island in emblematic cafes such as Ca'n Joan de s'Aigo or Cappuccino Grand Café.
The old town is loaded with cultural places of interest, such as the Museu de Mallorca, the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo and Baluard and fabulous real estate. Here are houses and apartments which combine the distinct character of the city’s architecture (Mallorcan courtyards, exposed beams, stunning façades) with the luxury and quality of the old town.
La Lonja is one of the great examples of Gothic architecture in the city. Here a kind of Bohemian neighbourhood has established itself, popular real estate buys here are refurbished buildings and penthouses with sea views. The district has a wide variety of restaurants and an incredible, magnetic atmosphere.
Santa Catalina, the "Soho" in Palma de Mallorca
Santa Catalina is another area with an eclectic and charming history, located on the outside of the walls of Baluard, home to thetraditional Mercado de Santa Catalina. A few meters from the Paseo Marítimo, this district boastsnumerous restaurants and trendy cocktail bars and has become very popular in terms of property investment.
Continuing along the Paseo Marítimo, towards the Playa de Palma, we come across the district called Portitxol-Molinar. This is an old fishing district, now known for its terraces, restaurants and charming houses on the seafront. It has a fantastic promenade running the length of the beach which is ideal for walking and playing sports such as jogging, biking or rollerblading.
Portixol has become one of the most desirable areas to buy a property. With the majestic Castillo de Bellver, the only circular castle in Europe which is situated in a forest considered the Palma’s green lung, as the backdrop the neighbourhood Bonanova, is a quiet residential area with stunning sea views. Bonanova is a popular area of Palma here you will find a large selection of villas with pools and sea view apartments.
Son Vida, luxury and exclusivity
If you want to enjoy pure luxury and exclusivity, your destination has got to be Son Vida. Located 5 minutes from the Cathedral and the old town it is surrounded by two five-star hotels (Arabella Sheraton and Son Vida Castillo) and three golf courses (Golf Son Vida, Son Muntaner and Son Quint). Son Vida is considered to be the most elegant and sought-after residential area in Palma, here you will find the most luxurious villas in town.
Palma de Mallorca Properties
Palma, Mallorca’s capital, has become the last few years a new cultural destination as a consequence of the rehabilitation of its old city. This Mediterranean city has been under multiple architectural influences, favoring a key element common to many European cities: its history, heritage and relaxed atmosphere.
Many great efforts have been made to preserve its cultural and artistic historical town center, remodeling ancient constructions and building new luxurious apartments in Santa Catalina and Sa Llotja as well as stunning villas in Son Vida, the exclusive residential area near Palma.
Old town’s rehabilitation is still ongoing, especially through the immediate neighborhood of Palma’s Cathedral and the old Jewish quarter, surrounded by the walls of the city and its gorgeous sight views.
Buildings downtown Palma maintain their Arabic roots, with unique Mediterranean-style streets. Many of them hide beautiful mansions, once belonging to aristocratic Majorcan families. Read more in our Blog.
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