Searching for villa in Deia is often high on the list of people who come to buy a property in this area of the western coast of Mallorca Situated in the west point of Majorca, the beautiful village of Deia attracts prospective home owners from far and wide looking for villas for sale in the Deya.
So whether you're looking for asimple family villa in the gorgeous mountain village of Deia, a cool, contemporary villa high above the dramatic coastline, or a luxurious villa-style property with amazing views towards the mighty Puig d'es Teix mountain, we at Balearic-properties.com would be delighted to help you find your dream villa in Deia.
Deia is located on the terraced slopes that rise up from the clear blue waters of the Mediterranean. The impressive backdrop of the Teix mountain, part of the celebrated Tramuntana mountain range, gives Deia an almost mystical appeal. Deia is petite, pretty and tranquil with most of the village’s hotels and restaurantsfound along Arxiduc Lluis Salvador, Deia’s main thoroughfare and coastal highway.
A special place to stay is Deia’s most famous hotel, one often used by celebrities, Hotel La Residencia. The minimalist, rustic décor is a big attraction as is the peaceful setting. You'll enjoy fine dining here with wines to match at the hotel’s celebrated restaurant El Olivo. Another popular hotel for visitors to Deia is the four-starHotel Es Moli. Set in a beautiful converted seventeenth century mansion, the lovely terraced gardens provide spectacular views over the Mallorcan coast.
One of the best restaurants in Deia is undoubtedly Es Raco d’es Teix. Situated in an attractive old stone house, it boasts a menu specialising in Mallorcan cuisine.Should you venture down to Cala Deia, Deia’s delightful cove beach, you'll come across Café-Bar Ca’s Patro March (971 639 137). This is a lovely spot comprising an old rustic set of buildings with a large terrace overlooking the sea. Locally caught seafood is the house speciality. Yumm!
There is a fascinating Archaeological Museum in Deia, located in the village's converted old mill, one of the oldest buildings in Deia. It mainly features prehistoric items found in local caves and sites. Deia also has its pretty parish church, and from the graveyard there are breathtaking views over the mountains and coastline. The church also features a small museum, the Museu Parroquial, housing an interesting collection of bric-a-brac.
However, perhaps the most famous landmark in Deia is the former home of the late British poet and writer, Robert Graves. His home Ca N’Alluny is now a museum dedicated to his life and work. His simple grave can be seen in the parish churchyard.
Residents of Deia are conveniently served by good major roads direct to Palma and its international airport (palma-airport.info) and there are regular bus links with the capital.
It goes without saying that Deia is one of the most desirable locations in which to live in the whole of Mallorca, a place where any villa for sale is usually quickly snapped up when serching for a house in Deia.