5 Beautiful areas for retirement in Mallorca

The majestic island of Mallorca is one of the best places to retire in Spain, with a great selection of charming properties offering a peaceful Mediterranean lifestyle.

Mallorca has it all, from dreamlike white sand beaches to picturesque villages in the mountains. The capital city of Palma de Mallorca was chosen as ‘the best place to live in the world’ by The Sunday Times, but there are also a number of beautiful areas for retirement in Mallorca in other parts of the island. Majorca has so many dream properties to choose from, with Mediterranean charm. From here you can also easily travel to anywhere in the world, either by plane or ferry.

1. Pollensa

There’s something utterly magical about the town of Pollensa. Located in the north of the island, this Mediterranean town is one of the top areas for retirement in Mallorca. Here you will find dream property including country homes and traditional townhouses. Pollensa is known for its cobbled streets, museums, picturesque town square and top Mediterranean restaurants. The seaside town of Puerto Pollensa is just 10 minutes away, with white sand beaches and a stunning promenade.


2. Alcúdia

Also found in the north of the island is the historic town of Alcudia, together with its seaside resort of Puerto Alcudia. Dream property in this area includes luxury villas and beachfront apartments. This part of the island is home to the famous Alcanada golf club, a stunning yacht marina and the longest stretch of beach overlooking Alcudia Bay and the mountains. Alcudia is a great place for retirement in Mallorca, with ferry connections to Barcelona, Menorca and the south of France.


3. Valldemossa

In the west of Mallorca you will find the charming village of Valldemossa, nestled in a beautiful valley of the Tramuntana mountain range, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This dreamlike village in Mallorca, where Frédéric Chopin spent a winter living in the local monastery in 1838, offers absolute peace and tranquility, merely 30 minutes from Palma. The property in this area includes townhouses, sea view villas and plots to build your dream home for your retirement in Mallorca.


4. Deià

Also on the west coast of Mallorca, you will find the idyllic coastal village of Deia which is famous for its creative and famous residents, including the late poet Robert Graves and millionaire tycoons such as Richard Branson. This charming village in the mountains is one of the best places for retirement in Mallorca, which has attracted expats since the early 20th century. The stunning range of dream property includes townhouses and seafront villasfound all around the municipality.


5. Sóller

Another dream area for retirement in Mallorca includes the historic town of Soller, located in the valley of oranges in the Tramuntana mountains. This beautiful area is famous for its modernist architecture and its historic railway which takes you to Palma through the mountains or down to the seaside town of Puerto Soller by tram. Here the mountains meet the sea, and the stunning range of dream property includes townhouses, villas and country homes just 30 minutes from Palma.


Comments (1):

  1. Antonio Fuster Lipps

    12 July 2020 at 6:56 pm

    Mallorca is a wonderful place for retirement, areas such as Pollensa, Soller or Alcudia are perfect for retirement

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