Alaro – a pretty Mallorcan town steeped in history
Many holiday makers, hoping to avoid the hustle and bustle of some of Mallorca's popular coastal resorts, often come in search of the 'real' Mallorca. And if it is 'real Mallorca' you are looking for, you can't beat the pretty little town of Alaro!
Alaro is so easy to fall in love with that some visitors decide to buy a holiday home here, possibly due to the fact that property for sale in Mallorca's interior is often much cheaper than houses for sale in many coastal resorts.
The most recent listed properties in Alaro
- 7 Beds
- 5 Baths
- 1,052 m² Built
- 19,500 m²
ALA52620 / Alaró
- 4 Beds
- 4 Baths
- 450 m² Built
- 15,800 m²
SWOALA5210 / Alaró
- 5 Beds
- 5 Baths
- 550 m² Built
- 7,300 m²
ALA40663 / Alaró
- 4 Beds
- 3 Baths
- 448 m² Built
- 14,840 m²
ALA52665b / Alaró
- 4 Beds
- 4 Baths
- 480 m² Built
- 15,975 m²
ALA52778 / Alaró
- 4 Beds
- 1 Baths
- 335 m² Built
- 246 m²
ALA20475 / Alaró
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So whether your ideal holiday home is a tasteful apartment, a luxury townhouse, a spacious villa or a converted we at Balearic Properties would be delighted to help you find your dream holiday home in the picturesque town of Alaro.
Alaro is the 'real deal'.
Nestled between the foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains and Es Pla, the central plain, Alaro is an absolute delight to visit.
The town centre boasts an impressive medieval church constructed from local honey-coloured sandstone and featuring an imposing Baroque doorway. And then there's the delightful central square, Placa Vila, where you'll find a number of restaurants and cafes. Here you can enjoy a leisurely lunch featuring anything from a tasty snack to some of Mallorca's more traditional dishes.
Another 'must do' when in town is Alaro's traditional market held on a Saturday morning.
Castell d'Alaro - not to be missed!
Alaro's impressive castle is justifiably famous. Originally a Moorish stronghold, it was rebuilt in the 13th century and is an enjoyable two-hour hike from the town centre. Sitting high up above the town, the views from here are absolutely breath taking.
On the way up to the castle you'll also come across one of Mallorca's most famous restaurants: Es Verger. Specialising in slow-roasted lamb, it attracts visitors from around the world.
A tranquil haven so easy to access
One of the great things about Alaro's central location is that the village lies near the island's modern internal train network. It takes just 25 minutes to reach the heart of Palma, Mallorca's beautiful capital city. A 'trip into town' for a spot of shopping, sightseeing and dining is easy and stress-free.
It's such a lovely journey by train too. Sit back, relax and take in the splendid views of one of Mallorca’s most spectacular sites – the imposing twin mountain peaks of Castell and S’Alcadena.
Property buyers' tip
A popular choice for people searching for a house for sale in the Alaro area is to look for a pretty rustic finca (convereted tradional farmhouse). Many local fincas have benefited from modernisation and can be a dream home for anyone seeking to escape the pressures of modern day living.
But it's not just converted farmhouses that appeal. In Alaro you'll find townhouses full of character, as well as delighftul bijou apartments for sale too.
So if you're looking for that dream holiday home in Alaro, we at Balearic Properties will be delighted to help you find it.
The area enjoys an important natural heritage which highlight the Son Fortesa Oaks, oak forest of about 400 years or pine Son Guitard, an exemplary of huge dimensions white pine protected and cataloged since 1992. The scenic charm of Alaró invites hiking, highlighting the routes to Castillo de Alaró, whose summit remains of Christian fortification of this enclave remains of Muslims and cisterns, and the route to Orient are. Another essential route is the Clot d'Almendrà, considered one of the most beautiful places in the municipality.
In Alaró you can enjoy an exclusive selection of hotels and restaurants that adapting itself to the charm and characteristics of the area offer cute and quiet spaces with high quality products and services and following the traditions and "slow way of life" of the island, example of mentioned are: Hotel Rural S'Olivaret, a four star of great charm located between Alaró and Orient in the middle of the Sierra de Tramuntana located on an old olive mill two centuries old, the Hotel Beia or PenyaflorHotel & Spa. Equally notable are restaurants like Es Verger, located just before reaching the Castillo de Alaró, it is a traditional restaurant and relaxed style where guests share the table with no problem and where you can enjoy dishes from majorcan cooking. Another option is the restaurant Traffic, located in the luxurious Hotel Ca'n Xim.
Undoubtedly, Alaró is a charming village, besides its amazing setting and an unbeatable location has combined tradition, modern network of public facilities and an air of exclusivity that has led to become an increasingly sought after area and listed.If you are interested in purchasing a house in Alaró visit www.balearic-properties.com, you will find the best country houses for sale in Alaró Mallorca.
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