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Villas in Palma de Mallorca
If you are looking where to stay, in palma de de Mallorca you will find a great variety of magnificent villas close to the beachfront, enjoying fantastic views every morning or more secluded properties a few miles from the coast. Palma offers summer music festivals, a palm trees-lined promenade and lovely sandy beaches holding the Blue Flag. Stay close to the old town and discover the archaeological treasures from ancient civilisations who once inhabited the city. Enjoy it all from the comfort of your villa and have a pleasant stay in a truly magic setting.Magnificent villas overlooking the Mediterranean
Located in the most varied landscapes, in Palma you will find exclusive and spacious villas with all kinds of amenities. Enjoy the patios, the terraces and the lush green gardens with specific areas to have your summer BBQs, cosy corners for a nice afternoon nap and plenty of space for the children to play. Let the morning sun to come in through the panoramic windows and enlighten all the rooms. From traditional Balearic architecture to modern constructions that will please the most demanding traveller. Book your villa and start your dream holiday in Palma de Mallorca.
Travellers and activities
Urbanites will fall in love with this fantastic city in the island of Mallorca (Majorca in British spelling). The city has so much to offer starting with cultural sights in the Old Town, stunning churches and fortresses with a strong historical past and legacy from the ancient Romans, Moors and Christians. The gastronomic offer is so broad and exquisite that will conquer your taste buds in a few seconds. At night time, the city becomes a hub of lively and buzzing activity along the promenades, where you can enjoy your dinner, go for a drink or stroll around and have an ice cream admiring the starry night skies.Palma de Mallorca for gastronomy lovers
As one of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca enjoys a very typical Mediterranean diet based recipes as well as local recipes that will gain your heart. Most recipes include freshly caught fish and shellfish like the very famous caldereta with lobster. Between April and August, the lobsters are the main ingredient of this traditional Balearic recipe. No caldereta is ever the same. Every one of them has its own touch. Give it a go at Ola del Mar. Sample some arròs brut that gets its name of the dark colour of the sauce, el Tumbet, a veggie based recipe typical in the summer or la coca de trampó and the famous ensaimada as a pudding. Indulge your taste buds and treat yourself to these delicacies.
The gorgeous Parc de la Mar owes its existence to the artist Joan Miró who was part of the jury who voted the winner project that became the park later on.
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No trip is complete without a visit to the impressive Santa María cathedral, known as La Seu. This spectacular Gothic building was built in 600 years. Overlooking the city and the bay, the old city walls were it is seating makes it impossible to miss. Take the guided tour and admire the view from the rooftop and terraces, as every year for a few days they are open to the public.2. Stroll along from Palma to Portitxol
Whether you like walking or cycling, a good activity is to walk the wide promenade, from Palma to Portitxol. Take this pleasant stroll that will take you to the little port. If you feel more active, get on a bike and cycle for ten minutes to the other end.Have a look around the pretty little marina and have a bite at excellent eateries before heading back to Palma. Spend some time at the little beach if you go during the day and sunbathe for a while.3. Enjoy the tapas trail of Ruta Martiana
To promote local businesses on the quietest night of the week, they started what they called the Tapas Tuesday which is basically a tapas bar crawl and a way to discover the Old Town and the Gerreria neighbourhood. It has become so famous that now they also do it on Wednesdays. For less than 3€ you can have a glass of wine or a pint of beer with the tasty bite snacks on a slice of bread called pintxos. Choose from the mouthwatering ham, croquettes and fried calamari and the great selection of cheese and cold meats on the platters. Head to Molta Barra and start your tapas tour!4. Visit the Arab Baths
These old baths were found last century in the gardens of a manor. Palma was known as an Arab town, Medina Mayurqa. The baths were built on the remains of older buildings. Lovely Roman columns salvaged from different places decorate the warm room, known as tepidarium and a beautiful garden that surrounds the baths make it worth a visit for a day.5. Get inside Miro’s studio
The renowned artist Joan Miró was married to a Mallorquin woman. His mother was also from the island and it is where he spent most of his childhood. In the 50’s he finally moved to the Balearic island where he opened his own studio on the hill overlooking the sea and the city of Palma. Now it is open to the public. Art lovers will enjoy the studio as well as a tour of the gallery, the sculpture garden and some educational spaces.6. Enjoy a feast for the senses
There is no better place than the San Juan Mercado Gastronómico, a real paradise for food enthusiasts and gourmands to sample the most delicious bites. This is a market with 17 stalls offering freshly cooked local produce, delicious seafood and the most delicious red and white wines of the island. Set in a former abattoir, the high tables accommodate all guests in a stylish interior worth taking a few pictures to upload on your social media accounts. Oysters and champagne, tortilla, pintxos and mouthwatering jabugo ham. A real treat for a quick lunch or a nice evening meal with DJs enlivening the atmosphere.7. Enjoy a nostalgic experience
There is no better way than getting on a historic narrow gauge railway to experience a unique moment during your holidays. Known as the red lightning, the journey from Palma de Mallorca to Sóller on the historic electric tram. Initially its main function was transporting people and goods. Nowadays it has become a tourist attraction that covers a distance of about 20 miles and bounces back and forth the villages, every half an hour at a gentle pace. Enjoy a nostalgic trip on vintage carriages with wooden benches and leather seats.