The villas for sale in Son Vida are among the most prestigious and elegant luxury properties in Mallorca, located high up in the hills with sea views over the bay of Palma.
Son Vida is the oldest and most exclusive luxury neighbourhood in Palma de Mallorca. Son Vida is located to the west of Palma, just 10 minutes from the historic Palma Old Town. This upmarket residential area of Palma was founded in 1957, and has more than 350 mansions, with a grand selection of villas for sale in Son Vida. The luxury villas in Son Vida are known for their large gardens, lush green landscape, and views over golf courses and the breathtaking Palma Bay.
The villas for sale in Son Vida are the top of the range when it comes to luxury properties for sale in Mallorca. Every aspect of this exclusive neighbourhood reflects its rich history and splendour. Surrounding the villas for sale in Son Vida, you will find three golf courses, a number of gyms and spas, international schools, as well as fine dining restaurants in the 5-star hotels located in this glamorous suburb of Palma. Many villas for sale in Son Vida are also fantastic new developments.
This exclusive villa district in Mallorca includes 24 hour security, with guards making sure the residents and properties in Son Vida are kept private and secure. Son Vida residents are an international mix, including, Spanish, German, Swiss, Scandinavian and Russian residents. The villas for sale in Son Vida include ultra-modern designer villas, mansions, and villas overlooking the various Son Vida golf courses. Son Vida villas are among the most expensive properties in Spain.
Son Vida is clearly visible from almost any point in Palma. The big, bright and shining villas in the hills behind Palma are all part of this exclusive neighbourhood. In fact, living in Son Vida is the ultimate dream for many buyers looking to buy luxury sea view villas in Mallorca. The vistas in Son Vida include panoramic sea views over the bay of Palma, as well as views over lush green golf courses and pine tree forests. Son Vida is a top location for sea view villas for sale in Palma.
The history of Son Vida dates back to the 16th century, when Mateu Vida acquired a medieval castle in 1518, now known as Castillo Hotel Son Vida. Subsequent owners of the namesake castle included the aristocratic Desmás and Truyols families, who kept the elite spirit of Son Vida alive. During the 20th century, the castle’s then owner, Fernando Truyols Despuig undertook grand renovations to please his wife, Magdalena Villalonga, resulting in what the Son Vida castle is today.
In 1957, the Truyols family sold the private Son Vida estate to former U.S. pilot Stephen A. Kusak, the founder of Urbanización Son Vida. Since then, the exclusive suburb of Son Vida has been the preferred destination in Mallorca for countless royal families, celebrities and millionaires. The famous visitors of Son Vida include, Prince Rainer of Monaco, Grace Kelly, Aristotle Onassis, Maria Callas, and Claudia Schiffer. Son Vida is the epitome of exclusivity and elegance in Mallorca.
Son Vida offers its privileged residents the ultimate luxury, total tranquility. The luxury villas for sale in Son Vida are all just minutes from the cosmopolitan city of Palma, with everything you need extremely close by. Son Vida villas are exclusive and elegant in every aspect, and it would be our pleasure to help you discover and fall in love with the most prestigious neighbourhood in Mallorca. View our villas for sale in Son Vida and contact Balearic Properties for more information.