Villa El Terreno
- SQM 230
Traditional villa in the middle of Palma for a maximum of 8 persons. !!! Group travel only for adults over 25 years, please then no booking request!
This traditional townhouse in absolutely privileged and quiet location above the rooftops of Palma enthroned in the district of El Terreno below the famous Castillo de Bellver (the castle of beautiful views), south of the center of Palma. As the only surviving circular castle in Europe, the Castillo de Bellver was formerly used by kings mainly as a summer residence and by the turn of the century it was the green lung of Palma, sympathetic residential district of El Terreno, the weekend and holiday district of the upper classes of Palma.Until today, old steps run through the entire district, which lead directly to the Castillo de Bellver with a beautiful park, from where you have the perfect view over the whole of Palma. Located on the hillside, El Terreno is also characterized by narrow, charming streets, wild gardens and dream villas come true. The Auditorium de Palma de Mallorca is within walking distance in 14 minutes.
One of these dream villas is the Villa El Terreno and if you rent here, you will enjoy the perfect view over the bay of Palma to the cathedral. The interior and exterior are dominated by style, class, elegance and comfort. About 240 sqm of living space are distributed over two levels.A small winter garden with a bench will take you to the tastefully furnished house, which offers a charming combination of a modern touch and a bit of rustic charm. The official living room with comfortable couch lounge in front of the wood stove and a cozy reading corner forms the center of the house. From here you have access to the large dining room, equipped with an oval dining table for 6 people and a cupboard, adjacent to the adjoining guest toilet and the kitchen with a large separate utility room. The fully equipped coffee maker, toaster, Dolce Gusto machine, stove, dishwasher and more. is a matter of course. On the lower floor is also one of the 4 quiet bedrooms with a double bed and a small bathroom.In the morning you will wake up relaxed with birdsong, because three of these bedrooms are located to the rear, two even overlooking the wooded park. The outdoor area with its private terraces with comfortable chill-out invites to relaxing hours and barbecues. The remaining 3 bedrooms are on the upper floor, one with double bed and two with single beds, and a bathroom flanked by another living room and access to a very well furnished sea view sun terrace. From here, a small staircase leads to the small tower, here you have a wonderful view of the great area. Thus, a unique panorama combines the castle garden, sea and Palma. Despite the settlement situation, villa and terraces are very private due to the sublime location. The private garage has space for a small car or bicycles, but beware, the entrance has on one side only a height of 160 cm! A car is not essential, because steps through the streets you will soon reach numerous shops for daily needs. For shopping and evening strolling at the marina, the chic old town of Palma is within walking distance in 20 to 30 minutes. The entrance gate of the castle park for long walks is located on the same street. The beaches Cala Major and the beach of Illetes with its beach club can be reached by bus in 17 minutes to 31 minutes, the buses run every 10 minutes. The bus stop is just a few minutes walk (Placa Gomila) away.
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Palma de Mallorca
The capital of the Spanish Mediterranean island of Majorca, Palma de Mallorca (Catalan also: Ciutat de Mallorca), is the center of the island and despite its metropolitan character has about 400,000 inhabitants - impossible to escape the magic of this city with its many fascinating hot spots. The capital of the island is the seat of the autonomous government of the Balearic Islands and was called only Palma between 2008 and 2011.The reason for this type of shortcut was an application made in 1998. However, the government, which has been at the top of the city since 2011, promptly reversed the change, rebuilding the city's full name since November 16, 2011 wearing. In the capital of the island are both the largest port and the largest airport of this. Because of this and the fact that the hotels distributed on the island offer excursions to the capital, the capital represents a true tourism magnet. Palma de Mallorca stretches along the bay of Palma in the west of Majorca. The agglomeration of the capital is more than 30 km long. It stretches from the coast at Magaluf to the coast at S'Arenal and includes about 500.000 inhabitants, which makes up about half of the population of Mallorca. In the northwest of Palma de Mallorca is the Serra de Tramuntana and in the northeast a small range of hills that separates the capital from the central plain of the island. To the east of the city lies the sandy beach Platja de Palma. This extends over ten kilometers to S'Arenal. To the west lies the bay Cala Major. The center of the city consists for the most part of the beautiful historic old town and the southern island of Cabrera belongs administratively to the municipality of Palma de Mallorca.
History of Palma de Mallorca
123 BC The Roman consul Quintus Caecilius Metellus conquered the island of Mallorca, which dates back to 5000 BC. Was colonized by the Talayot culture.One of the first acts of the new ruler was the foundation of the city Palmaria Palmensis, which corresponds to the capital of today. As a consequence of the fall of the Western Roman Empire began in the course of the 4th century, however, the decline of the city of Palmaria Palmensis. This decline could be stopped only by the conquest of the Arabs in 903: These built in the city of an Arab-Islamic culture, but in turn were expelled in 1229 even by the Aragonese. Subsequently, in 1276, the Kingdom of Mallorca was born. However, this was due to the extinction of the ruling family in 1343 again to the family of the house Aragon. The Aragonese built the Cathedral La Seu and a city fortification, which made more and more people aspire to live in the modern city of Palma de Mallorca: in its heyday during the 16th century.Century the city had about 40,000 inhabitants. Before a renewed boom began in the 20th century, Mallorca belonged to the country of Spain and after the Second World War, mass tourism spread to the island.
Top 5 travel tips for Palma de Mallorca
The aforementioned Cathedral La Seu is one of the main attractions in Palma de Mallorca. It is located in the southern part of the old town and is not far from the coast. In addition, another 31 churches in the old town can be visited. One of them is the Basilica Sant Francesc. Next to the Cathedral of La Seu is a palace, which serves as the residence of the King of Spain when it is on the Balearic Islands.
The old town itself is another travel tip that every travel agency will recommend. The old town can be seen as a mixture of Spanish-Catalan and Arabian influences. Characteristic are the narrow streets. These are often connected only by stairs, making the old town of Palma de Mallorca for the most part can be seen as car-free. The centerpiece of the old town is the Plaça Major, while just outside of it, the Castell de Bellver castle overlooks the harbor.
The former seat of the Sea Trade Exchange, Llotja de Palma, is located not far from the cathedral and the harbor and represents another masterpiece of Gothic architecture. Llotja de Palma was built by the architect Guillem Sagrera. He was also involved in the construction of La Seu Cathedral.
In addition to the Museum of Contemporary Art, the studio of the Catalan painter Joan Miró can be admired in Palma de Mallorca or in the suburb of Cala Major. There, selected works by the artist can be visited and the house where the studio is housed also houses the Foundation Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró a Mallorca.
Of course you should not miss the very popular Ballermann 6, especially for German tourists. This is a beach bar, which is located east of the city center on the beach of Palma. Here you will also find many different restaurants, pubs and discotheques.
Sport and leisure in Palma de Mallorca
In addition to the usual sporting activities such as swimming, hiking or the like, take place in the capital every year two major marathon events: March of each year, the half marathon Ciutat and in October the TUI Marathon Palma de Mallorca instead. You can also watch the games of the volleyball club Portol Drac Palma Mallorca or, depending on your personal interest, visit the home matches of the football club RCD Mallorca in the stadium ONO Estadi.Other popular sites for leisure activities in Palma de Mallorca are the Golf Fantasia de Palmanova mini golf course, the Aqualand El Arenal amusement park, where both young and old people get their money's worth and the Casino de Mallorca, where you might get some pocket money Holidays to 'earn' can.
Top restaurants in Palma de Mallorca
There are countless restaurants, bars and restaurants in Palma de Mallorca, so we just want to introduce you to a few of them.For example, Restaurante Toque has been awarded the "Certificate of Excellence 2014": the restaurant's Mediterranean, Belgian and international cuisine is distinguished by a wide variety of specialties, and the matching wines outdo each other. The Basmati Restaurante Hindu in turn offers Indian cuisine, but the Restaurante Toque is by no means inferior in its quality. Also, the Basmati Restaurante Hindu has been awarded the "Certificate of Excellence 2014" and it is particularly suitable for romantic but also for other special occasions as well as corporate events. In addition to many other restaurants, there is the Sadrassana Restaurant Cocteleria.Although this is not awarded the "Certificate of Excellence 2014", but still represents a cozy terrace restaurant with an above-average Mediterranean cuisine dar. Again, the visitors rave about the different dishes and the staff is considered very friendly. A reservation is not mandatory in all dining facilities in Palma de Mallorca, but is highly recommended due to the great rush to the various delicacies - let it taste good!
2 Bathroom, 4 Bedroom, 1 Dining-Room, 1 Kitchen, 2 Living room, 3 Toilet
SleepingBed linen, 2 Double bed, 4 Single bed
CookingCoffee machine, Cooking utensils, Diswasher, Grill, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster, Water cooler
Heating/CoolingElectric heating, Fireplace
OutsidePrivate Balcony, Private Terrace
EntertainmentDVD-Player, Wireless Broadband Internet, Stereo system, TV (Cable)
SanitaryBidet, Shower, Towel-set, Hot Tub, Washbasin
LaundryClothes dryer, Iron & Board, Washing machine
OutsideCharcoal grill BBQ, Gated-Community