Place Guides

Discover what it means to live in Mallorca through experiencing its unique villages, towns and capital city Palma de Mallorca. Walk the streets of Palma, through the Old Town and onto its hip neighbourhood Santa Catalina, or enjoy a greener Mallorca life in the villages of the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains like Deià and Valldemossa. Get a flavour of the best places in Mallorca including the best places to eat, the most impressive hiking trails, cycling routes, local events, beaches, activities and not forgetting the best places to live in Mallorca. Each place guide in Mallorca offers local insight from trusted island residents who have lived here for years – who know the best beaches and secret places in Mallorca you wish you knew. Local tips and recommendations are key to finding the best place to live in Mallorca and it would be a mistake not to consider all of Mallorca, its sea-side villas, mountain hideaways, sandstone townhouses and luxury apartments, before making a decision.

Bendinat

With its abundance of luxury villas, world-class golfing and air of serenity, the neighbourhood of Bendinat stands out as one of Mallorca’s most exclusive.

Esporles

Those with a passion for wine and olive production love living in Esporles, given it has some of the best terrain the island has to offer.

Santanyí Mallorca

Santanyí

Find out all you need to know about Santanyí in Mallorca. From living in the area to the town’s best hotels, restaurants and local events.

Artà

Artà

Artà is full of surprises; naturally reflecting its seamless blend of nature, heritage, tradition and modernity, it really is a uniquely special corner of Mallorca.

Cala d'Or

Cala D’or

Cala d’Or aces the average resort. Find out what’s good with our guide to hotels, restaurants and the property scene.

Portals Nous

Portals Nous is home to a friendly cosmopolitan community, whose town is livened up by the summer swell and luxury yacht marina on their doorstep.

Sóller Mallorca

Sóller

Sóller has an abundance of good things. Discover them all; from hotels and restaurants to the event calendar, and what it’s like living there.

Santa Ponsa

According to local residents, Santa Ponsa has the best weather on the island. Find out why people choose to move to this part of Mallorca.

Pollensa

Pollensa

Pollensa is one of Mallorca’s prettiest towns where its residents enjoy a tranquil life, hiking up Puig de Maria at weekends and taking in beautiful views.

Port Sóller

Port Sóller

Curious about seaside living in Mallorca’s Golden Valley? Our guide uncovers Port Sóller’s many charms, from hotels and restaurants to property.

Puerto Pollensa

A family-friendly resort for many years, Puerto Pollensa has also attracted a growing population of ex-pats to its stunning shores.

Deià

Set in a particularly pretty corner of the Tramuntana mountains, the traditional village of Deiá combines picture postcard images with high-society connections.

Alaró

Find out all you need to know about Alaró in Mallorca. From living in the area to the town’s best hotels, restaurants and local events.

Port Andratx

Port Andratx is home to some of Mallorca’s best seafood, an international sailing club as well as fantastic restaurants. Find out more in this hc/ guide!

Son Vida

Only in Son Vida will you find Mallorca’s best golf courses and most exclusive villas. Find out more in hc/’s definitive area guide!

Palma de Mallorca

Palma is full of surprises. Find out everything you need to know about living in Mallorca’s capital, from shopping to property and restaurants.

Santa Catalina

Santa Catalina has it all. Find out everything you need to know about living in Palma’s buzziest neighbourhood in this definitive area guide.

Port Adriano

The yacht set love it. Families love it. Foodies love it and so do the young and trendy. Port Adriano, with happenings throughout the year, appeals to all.

Puerto Portals

For more than 30 years, southwest marina Puerto Portals has been drawing and entertaining visitors of all ages in Mallorca.

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