Villa El Terreno
- SQM 230
Traditional villa in the middle of Palma for a maximum of 8 people
This traditional town villa enjoys a privileged and quiet location above the rooftops of Palma, in the district of El Terreno, below the famous Castillo de Bellver (castle of the beautiful view), south of the center of Palma. The Castillo de Bellver was once the only preserved round castle in Europe, and the Castillo de Bellver was used as a summer residence for the kings. Until the turn of the century, the green palms of the Palmas were marked, and the friendly and lively residential district of El Terreno was the weekend and holiday resort of the upper class of Palma.To this day, old steps pass through the entire district, which leads directly to the Castillo de Bellver with a beautiful park, from where you have the perfect view over the whole of Palma. Located on a slope, El Terreno is also characterized by narrow, charming streets, wild gardens and dreamy dreams. The Auditorium de Palma de Mallorca can be reached on foot in 14 minutes.
One of these dream villas is the Villa El Terreno and if you rent here, you also enjoy the perfect view over the Bay of Palma to the Cathedral. The interior and exterior are dominated by style, class, elegance and comfort. Approx.240 m² of living space spread over two levels.Through a small winter garden with a bench, you enter the absolutely tastefully furnished house, which is characterized by a charming combination of modern touch and a bit of rustic charm. The official living room with comfortable sofa lounge in front of the wood stove and a cozy reading corner is the center of the house. From here you have access to the large dining room, equipped with an oval dining table for 6 persons and a dishwasher, next door the adjoining guest toilet and the kitchen with large separate utility room. The equipment is equipped with coffee machine, toaster, Dolce Gusto machine, stove, dishwasher and many 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 with birdsong, as three of these bedrooms are located to the rear, two even with a view of the wooded park. The outdoor area with its private terraces with a comfortable chill corner invites you to relax and enjoy the barbecue. The remaining 3 bedrooms are on the upper floor, one with double bed and two with single beds, as well as a bathroom flanked by another living room and the access to a also 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. This offers a unique panorama combined with a palace garden, sea and Palma. Despite the settlements, villa and terraces are very private due to the sublime location. The private garage has space for a small car or bicycles, but watch out, the entrance has a height of only 160 cm! A car is not absolutely necessary, as steps through the alleyways will soon lead you to numerous shopping opportunities for your daily needs. For shopping and evening strolls at the Yachthafen, the chic Old Town of Palma is within 20 to 30 minutes walking distance. The entrance to the castle park for extended walks is on the same road. The beaches of 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 in 10 minutes. The stop is just a few minutes walk (Placa Gomila).
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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 has despite its 400,000 inhabitants metropolitan character - impossible to escape the magic of this city with its multitude of fascinating hot spots. The capital of the island is the seat of the Autonomous Government of the Balearic Islands and was called between 2008 and 2011 only Palma.The reason for this kind of abbreviation lay in a request from the year 1998. The government, which has been at the top of the city since 2011, however, reversed this change promptly, giving the city its full name since November 16, wearing. In the capital of the island are both the largest port and the largest airport of this island. The capital is a true tourist magnet because of the fact that the hotels distributed on the island offer excursions there. Palma de Mallorca runs 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 near Magaluf to the coast at S'Arenal and covers about 500.000 inhabitants, which is about half the population of Majorca. In the north-west of Palma de Mallorca is the Serra de Tramuntana and in the north-east a small hill chain, which delimits the capital from the central plane of the island. To the east of the city lies the sand beach Platja de Palma. It stretches over ten kilometers to S'Arenal. To the west is Cala Major. The center of the city consists mainly 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 v. The Roman consul Quintus Caecilius Metellus conquered the island of Mallorca, which since 5000 BC, Was colonized by the Talayot culture.One of the first actions of the new ruler was the founding of Palmaria Palmensis, which corresponds to today's capital. However, as a consequence of the decline of the Western Roman Empire, the decline of Palmaria Palmensis began in the course of the fourth century. This decline could only be stopped by the conquest of the Arabs in 903: they established an Arab-Islamic culture in the city, but were again driven out in 1229 by the Aragonese. The Kingdom of Majorca was founded in 1276. However, due to the extinction of the ruling family in 1343, this fell again to the family of the House of Aragon. The Aragonese built the cathedral of La Seu as well as a city fortification, whereby more and more people strove to live in the modern city of Palma de Mallorca.The city counted about 40,000 inhabitants. Before a renewed upturn began in the 20th century, Mallorca became part of the country of Spain and after the Second World War the mass tourism spread across 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. There are also 31 churches in the Old Town. One of them is the basilica of Sant Francesc. Next to the Cathedral La Seu is a palace, which serves the King of Spain as a residence, when the latter is located in the Balearic Islands.
The old town itself is another travel tip, which every travel agency will suggest to you. The old town can be seen as a mixture of Spanish-Catalan and Arabic influences. Characteristic are the narrow streets. These are often only connected by stairs, whereby the old town of Palma de Mallorca can be seen as a large part of the car. The heart of the old town is the Plaça Major, while the Burganlage Castell de Bellver is guarding the harbor slightly outside.
Llotja de Palma is a former masterpiece of gothic architecture. Llotja de Palma was built by the architect Guillem Sagrera. This was also involved in the construction of the cathedral La Seu.
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 you can visit selected works by the artist, and the house where the studio is housed also houses the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation.
It is a beach bar, which is located east of the city center on the beach of Palma. There are also many different restaurants, bars and discos.
Sport and leisure in Palma de Mallorca
In addition to the usual sporting activities like swimming, hiking or the like, the capital holds two marathon events each year: in March of each year the Ciutat half marathon takes place and in October the TUI Marathon Palma de Mallorca. You can also watch the matches of the Volleyball Association Portol Drac Palma Mallorca or, depending on your personal interest, the home games of the RCD Mallorca football club in the ONO Estadi stadium.Other popular leisure activities in Palma de Mallorca include the Golf Fantasia de Palmanova Golf Course, Aqualand El Arenal leisure park, where both young and elderly people will get their money's worth and the Casino de Mallorca, where you might have a little pocket money Vacation '.
Best restaurants in Palma de Mallorca
There are countless restaurants, bars and restaurants in Palma de Mallorca, which is why we would like to introduce you to just a few of them.The Restaurante Toque has been awarded the "Certificate of Excellence 2014": the Mediterranean, Belgian and international cuisine of the restaurant are distinguished by a wide range of specialties and the corresponding wines surpass each other. The Basmati Restaurante Hindu offers Indian cuisine, but the Restaurante Toque is in no way understated. The Basmati Restaurante Hindu is also awarded the "Certificate of Excellence 2014" and is particularly suitable for romantic as well as other special events as well as for corporate events. In addition to many other restaurants, the Sadrassana Restaurant Cocteleria is also available.Although this is not awarded the "Certificate for Excellence 2014", it nevertheless represents a cozy terrace restaurant with an above-average good Mediterranean cuisine. Here also the visitors of the different dishes swarm and the staff is very friendly. A reservation is not compulsory in all gastronomic facilities in Palma de Mallorca, but is strongly recommended for the different delicacies because of the great onslaught - let yourself taste it!
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, Dish washer, 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