Villa Son Coco
- SQM 285
This modern villa in Bonaire is located less than 5 minutes from the crystal clear water of the beautiful beaches and the sea. At the Yacht Club Cocodrilo, restaurants, supermarket, pharmacy and shops around it are less than 10 minutes and the walled city of Alcudia is just a few kilometers away, where you can do his shopping. Here takes place the week of lively weekly market on two days.
The villa is built on two levels, due to the unevenness of the country is the entrance from the street on the upper level of the back of the house. On this floor we find a large living room with access to the large veranda with stunning view outside and the sea. On this floor is still the large kitchen with a cooking island, from which we can reach with BBQ a small terrace on the side and a spacious bedroom with bathroom en suite. From the terrace on this floor, we have we can enjoy the magnificent views of the sea and the mountains access to the roof terrace of the.
On the lower floor there are 3 further bedrooms, all with bath and the master bedroom with a large dressing room and seating area.
From the lower floor we reach the infinity pool with surrounding spacious sun terrace.
Founded in the year 123 v. Chr. As a Roman settlement under the name of Pollentia, Alcudia is the oldest city in Mallorca. The city's name indicates the great Arab influence, which characterizes the entire Balearic Islands today. Deriving it can be "the hill" is from the word "Al-Qudya" which translates from Arabic and gives an indication of the location of the historic center on a mountain saddle.
Alcudia lies on the north coast of Mallorca, just 54 kilometers from the capital Palma de Mallorca. Nevertheless, the historic city is hardly affected by the tourist infrastructure, but it is a popular destination for day visitors. With its imposing gates, the city walls well preserved and lovingly restored buildings of the medieval town is a worthwhile destination in any case. In the center of Alcudia, the small pedestrian area Plaça Constitució invites you to linger, the core of the old town is integrated into the city wall Church of Sant Jaume in the Gothic construction.
Numerous archaeological finds that the area around Alcúdia has been inhabited since 2000 BC. BC.. In the year 123 v. Chr.took place after the conquest of the Balearic Islands by the Roman troops consul Quintus Metellus Caecilis Balearicus founded the city of Pollentia. During the Muslim and Arab domination of Mallorca 902-1229 Pollentia no longer existed. Name like design of the present town Alcúdia go back to this predominantly Muslim period.
1282 Alcudia, which existed at first only as a character was first mentioned. In the following years, a settlement that King James II. Of Mallorca formed rose to a management center. Even today, parts of the church and the old city walls remain, its construction can be dated to the late 13th century. In the centuries that followed Alcúdia developed into a center of power and was in 1523 appointed as a town.The rulers thanked with the awarding of municipal privileges for support against the rebellious guilds and farmers during the revolt of 1521. With the 18th and 19th century disappeared the economic importance of Alcudia, only in the thirties of the 20th century, the historic city revived as a tourist destination.
Top5 Travel Tips for Alcudia
With its magical, medieval atmosphere and the impressive church of Sant Jaume, the beautifully restored old town of Alcudia attracts many day visitors. Especially in the evening awakens the historic core to life when numerous lights Plaça Constitució give a very special atmosphere.The many restaurants, cafés and shops invite visitors to linger and enjoy. Tuesdays and Sundays there is a weekly market here attracts tourists from around.
The kilometer-long, fine white sandy beach of Alcudia knows how to impress. In fact, the Playa de Alcudia has the reputation of being one of the cleanest beaches on Mallorca. In any case, the clear and pleasant gently sloping water ideal for family outings at sea.
For visitors interested in history there is to discover in Alcúdia plenty. So the medieval town church and city walls are to visit the excavations of the original Roman settlement Pollentia in the picturesque neighborhood.Visitors can expect the remains of an ancient residential area and partially restored with flair Forum. Highlight the archaeological site but is the Roman theater. Other findings show the archaeological museum that takes visitors through the period of Roman occupation.
Is the S'Albufera Nature Park on the northern municipal boundary of Alcudia. This vast wetland is home to over 200 bird species, many fish, insects and reptiles the greatest biodiversity in the Balearic Islands and has emerged from a lagoon. About the well-maintained hiking and cycling trails can park easily explored, also open at observation points insights into the undisturbed wildlife habitat.
A must for travelers with a sense of beauty is the Jakober Art Foundation and Gardens near Alcúdia. The non-profit art foundation opened its visitors a beautiful landscaped sculpture park and rose garden and a world-famous collection of children's portraits from the 16th and 19th centuries. The main house Arab-style poses next to his exceptionally beautiful interiors an extensive collection of paintings.
Sports and Recreation in Alcúdia
Golf fans get in the Club de Golf Alcanada their money.The plant has a reputation for being one of the finest golf courses in Mallorca and offers in front of an impressive natural scenery direct view of the sea. but the club know not only golfers appreciate: The cuisine of the affiliated restaurants is considered excellent and serves an excellent lunch menu.
Well hidden in a bay is the Playa Coll Baix. Its crystal clear waters and beautiful natural sandy beach can only be reached by boat or a long hikes through the forested mountains. But well worth the effort, far from the tourist crowds can be here to enjoy nature.
The wild forces of the wind on the north coast of Majorca can be ability to sense directly with a kite.Beginners have the teachers of kite Mallorca side that enter individually in their lessons with professional equipment and a lot of patience on their students.
Top Restaurants in Alcudia
Located in the old town of Alcudia C'an Costa's Carrer St. Vicenç. The kitchen offers a mixture of typical Mallorcan and international dishes, served in pleasant rustic atmosphere. The farm offers guests a lovely decorated interior, a streetside terrace and peaceful patio available.
Traditional crafts, attention to good taste and a passion for modern brewing technology combines the brothers behind the Brewery Beer Lovers in the historic center of Alcudia. Visitors open the brewer every Friday door of the house of her grandparents, where the brewery is located. A guide is recommended for every beer lover who once would get an insight into the art of brewing. Then the quiet courtyard offers the ideal location to enjoy the beers.
In a magnificent townhouse from the 19th century, the restaurant is the L'arca Peter housed.With his Majorcan character, it fits seamlessly into the old town of Alcudia. The spacious courtyard, framed by historic walls, provides a shady spot at noon and in the evening a romantic flair. In the extensive menu can be found for every taste, while the cuisine is focused on the processing of fresh, seasonal produce.
4 Bathroom, 4 Bedroom, 1 Kitchen, 1 Living room, 5 Toilet
SleepingBed linen, 3 Queen bed, 2 Single bed
CookingCoffee machine, Cooking utensils, Diswasher, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster, Water cooler
OutsidePrivate Balcony, Private Terrace
EntertainmentBroadband Internet, TV (Satellite)
SanitaryShower, Towel-set, Hot Tub, Washbasin
OutsideCharcoal grill BBQ, Private Garden