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 the city, 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 here including the best places to eat, the most impressive hiking trails, cycling routes, local events, beaches and activities. 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. Local tips and recommendations from editor Helen Cummins are key to finding the best place to live in Mallorca and it would be a mistake not to consider all of its sea-side villas, mountain hideaways, sandstone townhouses and luxury apartments, before you make a decision.

Son Vida

Only in Son Vida will you find Mallorca’s best golf courses and most exclusive villas. Find out more in this informative guide by resident herself, Helen Cummins.

Portocolom Mallorca

Portocolom

Portocolom is lovely east coast fishing village with maritime spirit – attractive to many who wish to move to Mallorca for its slower pace of life.

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.

Fornalutx Mallorca

Fornalutx

Fornalutx, known as Mallorca’s prettiest village, lies in a declivity amongst the highest mountains of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range in Mallorca.

Luxury Villa Cala Llamp Mobles Riera

The places in Mallorca you’ll want to call home

Find the best place to live on Mallorca. Get to know the unique characteristic of each region and which town or village could fit perfectly with your wishes.

Uncover Mallorca’s 6 radiant regions

Travel over land and sea to each of Mallorca’s radiant regions, where you will find the best places to buy property and enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle.

Serra de Tramuntana

Majestic mountains and picturesque villages form the Serra de Tramuntana, where many people choose to escape the rat race and enjoy tranquility.

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.

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.

Alcúdia

Step inside Alcúdia’s medieval walls and you’ll find a vibrant place to live with its huge cycling scene and buzzing restaurant life.

Llucmajor Mallorca

Llucmajor

If you are searching for an authentic town in which to live traditional Mallorcan culture, you will be hard pushed to beat what Llucmajor offers.

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.

Cap Formentor Mallorca

Formentor

While Formentor attracts a lot of visitors in the summer months, it is loved for its peaceful state, sheltered by Tramuntana pines and high rocks.

Esporles Mallorca

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.

Valldemossa Mallorca

Valldemossa

Discover Valldemossa, Mallorca’s most enchanting mountain town; it’s rich heritage and preservation of local culture makes it a truly inspiring place to live.

Portixol Mallorca

Portixol and El Molinar

Portixol and its El Molinar neighbourhood have evolved from their fishing heritage into one of the most buzzing and desirable seaside spots on Mallorca.

Port d’Alcúdia

Port d’Alcúdia offers an active lifestyle for cycling and hiking types, providing the ideal location for families to move to and enjoy Mallorca.

Banyalbufar

Thanks to its UNESCO protection, living in Banyalbufar is like living in a time warp. A small but quaint Mallorcan village surrounded by mountains and sea.

Sol de Mallorca

Sol de Mallorca’s tranquillity, sublimely luxurious homes, beautiful virgin bays and sweet pine saturated surroundings offers an alluring life in Mallorca.

Port Adriano Mallorca

Port Adriano

As well as being home to one of Europe’s most modern marinas, Port Adriano offers an outdoor lifestyle, cultural events and great dining on your doorstep.

Camp de Mar Mallorca

Camp de Mar

Part of the dreamy appeal of living in Camp de Mar is the white sandy beach and its luxury properties situated on the hillside.

Santa Maria Mallorca

Santa Maria del Cami

Your guide to Santa Maria in Mallorca. We cover all the highlights of living in this small town giving you insider tips from a locals perspective.

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.

Canyamel Mallorca

Canyamel

No longer just a sleepy little paradise, Canyamel has grown into one of Mallorca’s most luxurious place to invest in property.

Port Sóller Mallorca

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.

Illetas, Cala Mayor & Cas Català

From its low-key resorts to exclusive hilltop community, this lively coastal region benefits from proximity to Palma as well as a beautiful coastline.

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.

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.

Puerto Pollensa Mallorca

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 Deià combines picture postcard images with high-society connections.

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!

Puerto Portals Mallorca

Puerto Portals

Glamorous, opulent & elegant, the prestigious Puerto Portals in beautiful bay of Palma, just a 10-minute drive from the city, is one of Mallorca’s most luxurious marina complexes.