The cosy rural town where artists decide to settle down
Santanyi is one of the prettiest towns in Mallorca. It is an ancient town and the capital of a municipality which boasts many of Mallorca’s most lovely beaches and coves. Plots for sale in Santanyi are top of the list of artistically orientated Mallorca property buyers. In this region, with its pine groves and salt lakes, many country lanes lead to fjord-like, picturesque sandy coves, beaches and marinas. So when you decide to buy a Mallorca plot for sale in Santanyi and surroundings, you will never be far away from a romantic beach.
Santanyi is the source of the famous golden sandstone so when you visit, do not be surprised if the honey-coloured buildings here look just that little bit milder than elsewhere. This pretty stone can be admired in buildings all over the island and in particular in Palma's cathedral and the La Lonja area along the Palma sea front. Capture the atmosphere of this enchanting town by entering via the old gate called Sa Porta Murada which is a good example of this beautiful stone and also a reminder that this was once a walled town. The moment you start to look for a plot for sale in Santanyi you will immediately succumb to the charm of this town and its lovely surroundings.
The region of Santanyi has so far escaped over-development and is therefore classified as one of the most sought after locations, building plots for sale in Santanyi will offer you a peaceful lifestyle either in the glorious country-side, or closer to one of the picture-book harbours such as Porto Petro or Cala Figuera. Santanyi is a very laid-back community; build the house of your dreams on a plot for sale in Santanyi and you will join an inspirational and multi-cultural social scene.
Santanyi has a lot to offer visitors, visit the parish church of Sant Andreu Apostel and admire the fabulous rococo organ, designed by Jordi Bosch and brought here from a convent in Palma. The town square is a popular place to sit and sip a coffee or a glass of wine and watch the activities. The café and restaurant, Sa Botiga in the heart of the town has become one of the “in” locations to meet friends and local regulars.
Another very popular restaurant is the French run “L’Art de Vivre”, the owner is a passionate artist and her works of art decorate the walls. Her daughter is a celebrated chef in California where she lives during the winter months. This delightful café/restaurant can be found on the main square. The scenery surrounding Santanyi, the light and the atmosphere of the town are perfect for artistic people, therefore, over the years many international artists have settled here.
In Santanyi, art plays a major role and you will find many galleries and workshops in the charmingly quaint alleys of this peaceful rural town. One of the most famous is the Galeria Sailer, which is located in a magnificent, renovated, 17th century town house. The gallery has a unique atmosphere and the exhibitions are fascinating. When you have bought your Mallorca plot for sale in Santanyi, take a stroll through town to discover and already start to collect special pieces of art to decorate your future Mallorca house in Santanyi.
Wednesday and Saturday mornings are very busy in Santanyi and the town really comes to life as Santanyi’s market is one of the nicest on the island and so many people come to browse around and enjoy the nice ambient. Set off early from the Mallorca house or finca you have built on your plot for sale in Santanyi, and enjoy a breakfast in one of the cafés, watch the continual coming and going on market day. Perhaps stay in town and have a delicious lunch in one of Santanyi’s superb restaurants www.es-cantonet.net and keep this exquisite place in mind for a special evening out.
Two of the most famous beaches in the municipality of Santanyi are to be found in the Mondragó Natural Park. This park is beautiful and untouched; it is famous for its fine white sand beaches and glorious turquoise blue sea. It is off the beaten track but this does not stop it being very popular, so you will need to share the beauty with your fellow travellers. Check out the beautiful beaches and romantic coves in Santanyi
When you buy your Mallorca plot for sale in Santanyi you will immediately make many acquaintances with artists from all over the world who have settled in this prosperous town with its attractive, international flair. You will be delighted to experience just how extremely charming this cultural scene is and how much the whole region around Santanyi has to offer.