Interior: our favourite stores!

Now you have finally bought your home in Mallorca, done all the paperwork and can start to enjoy your new home. The only thing missing is to make it your home, choose furniture and decorate it according to your style. In Mallorca there are a plethora of interior design stores and furniture stores to choose from, but here we present some of our favourites.


Rialto Living is a Swedish owned, really nice lifestyle concept store located in the famous area of ​​La Lonja in Palma. The shop is worth a visit if only to see the beautiful building which is an old cinema and a former theater of 800 m2. Here you will find interior decoration, furniture, fashion, art, gifts and furnishings. It is the ideal place to find a personal and different gift and to be inspired by the environment. You can enjoy a really nice lunch menu in the cozy café. On the upper floor there is an art gallery with changing exhibitors at regular intervals.

Carrer de Sant Feliu 3, Palma de Mallorca
Tel: + 34 971 71 33 31



Living Furniture is a Swedish design company, which has a store in Malmö, Sweden and two shops in Mallorca. They make their purchases around the world and offer its customers unique quality products at good prices. They also have their own design and manufacture. The stores have an inspiring range of décor for bathrooms, bedrooms, living room and terrace. We visit Living Furniture to find unique furniture with a Scandinavian design.

Avenida Joan Miro 305, San Agustin
Tel: + 34 971 701 842

Carrer de la Mar Mediteraneo 32, Son Bugadelles
Tel: + 34 971 69 13 92



Lifestyle Mallorca has been around since 2013 and offers furniture, interior design, wine and events with a personal touch. They love Mallorca, and their goal is to offer as many local products from the island as possible. They work with a furniture manufacturer who makes fabulous dining tables, headboards and mirrors with a personal touch. Many Swedes emphasizes on a good bed so they offer good quality beds from Beds by Scapa in Alvesta.

Their advice is always free and will help you make your home in Mallorca beautiful with a relaxed and Mediterranean flair. This is where we need to buy products with a rustic, bohemian style.

Calle Fábrica 43, Palma de Mallorca
Tel: + 34 971 40 12 22

Costa de la Pols 16, Palma de Mallorca
Tel: +34 971 41 26 87



Decagono is a family business that started in 1965 with Spanish-Italian roots. They engage in the sale of design furniture and environmentally friendly products from some of the 20 most prestigious brands both at national and international level. They offer modern, unique design projects with customer satisfaction as their goal. On Decagono you can find that unique design furniture that stands out a little extra in your home.

Andrea Doria 10, Palma de Mallorca
Tel: + 34 971 28 28 41



La Oca is a fun interior design shop where one can find everything from furniture to household appliances and decorations to the home. Here you get excellent help from staff to choose the furniture that suits your home. The selection is a balance between design, quality and price. A good store to find fun and useful gifts.

Calle Berenguer Tornamira 9, Palma de Mallorca
Tel: + 34 971 72 15 10



Sleeping Company is a truly charming shop with clothes, jewelry, furniture, household and gift items. The range is mixed with personal style. The shop is located in the popular Santa Catalina and is worth a visit.

Calle Espartero, 6, Palma de Mallorca
Tel: + 34 971 73 56 37



In the village of Santa Maria del Cami, we find a town house from the 1700s that is the Swiss owned concept stores and bistros Living Dreams. The shop of 800 m2 consists of a showroom of furniture, furnishings and art from around the world. Most of the furniture is self-produced and reflects the customers’ personal style and ideas. Objects imported from all over the world, especially from Asia. Their specialty is oversized dining tables and chairs, both for indoor and outdoor use. They add extra weight when they follow strict rules for both manufacturing and purchasing to ensure that only material that is ethnically properly used. The bistro serves light meals throughout the day that can be enjoyed in the beautiful garden, on the terrace or in the elegant dining room.

Plaza Hostal’s 19, Santa Maria del Cami
Tel: + 34 971 14 00 16



La Mesa Grande is a nice new store interior design and furniture store in Santa Maria specialized in restoring furniture and give them a rustic, vintage style. The owners are passionate about what they do and select each item with accuracy.

Calle Matanza 5 B, Santa Maria del Cami
Tel: + 34 663 12 37 13

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Meet the Team: Patrik Flyving

Patrik joined our sales team in 2015, moving from the boat business to the property business. Patrik knows the island well since he has spent his summers in Mallorca since 1981. In 2006 Patrik moved to Mallorca permanently and worked as Captain & First officer/ Engineer in the super yacht charter industry. Now he enjoys being on dry land, living in central Palma. Patrik loves to sail and surf. At our office, he is the expert when it comes to new production properties within the Palma area. Patrik tells us a little more about himself and life in Mallorca:

I like Mallorca because… to me it has everything all 4 seasons: mountains, increadible beaches, biking and watersports.
I live in…Palma de Mallorca & Pollenca bay
In my freetime I…spend time with my baby and my fiancee, windsurf, mountainbike and hike… my Mallorquin friends think i put toghether Ikea furniture.
The best word in Spanish is… Hooombre!
If I could invite somebody for lunch, it would be… Bill Murray, Chevy chase Bob Dylan take your pick
When I want to do something special I…go straight out into Mallorca´s nature.
My favourite place on the island….Punta Avancada in Pollenca bay.
My latest purchase is…3 Ezzy take sails.
Swedish and Mallorcans are…a perfect mix!
My favourite area to invest right now is….  Son Armadans. It is a very spanish area with very diverse propert types and plenty of green areas. Son Armadans has palatial buildings, small townhouses and incredible Penthouses!

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Moving to Mallorca

When you make the life changing decision to relocate to Mallorca, there are many important things to consider.  Follow our guide and consider our 10 tips on how to move to Mallorca and you will have no problem living on the island.

Find a home
Whether you’re planning to live permanently or just spend part of your time in Mallorca, you’ll need to find a home. Make a list of the main features you need in a home and contact us. We need to know how many bedrooms you need, which area you would like to live in and what style of house you prefer.  If you don’t know Mallorca well we can organize a viewing for you to identify areas and different types of properties. You’ll find a wide choice of properties for all budgets and tastes on our website:

Get a NIE number
For any sort of transaction in Mallorca you will need a NIE number. It is like the personal number you have in Sweden. A NIE number is necessary to purchase a property, to order internet connection, or to buy anything major in Mallorca. To get a NIE number you’ll need to produce your passport and two passport-sized photographs. The NIE is your Spanish tax office reference, identifying you as a foreign citizen, so the sooner you get it the better. Nathalia Rigo Olausson at Montis Abogados law firm can help you with this process:

Nathalia Rigo Olausson
Tel. +34 971 21 30 96

Legal services
When buying a property or if you open a business on the island, you’ll need a lawyer specializing in Spanish law to act on your behalf. There are some excellent law firms on the island, with multilingual staff to assist you through the purchasing process. For over two decades, law consultancy firm Montis Abogados has been providing solid support for our clients. At Montis Abogados you can contact Nathalia Rigo Olausson who is a Spanish certified lawyer speaking fluent Swedish:

Nathalia Rigo Olausson
Tel. +34 971 21 30 96

Open a bank account
A bank account on the island will be necessary for the debiting of your local amenities such as electricity, water, internet and local taxes. La Caixa on Calle Industria has a Swedish speaking director calle Mia Martensson. Mia has been helping all of our clients with their private and business accounts in Mallorca. If you are thinking of buying a home, then you might want to apply for a mortgage via a local bank. Mia´s contact details are:

Mia Martensson
CaixaBank – Bankmanager
Tel.: +34 971 625 620 

A professional financial adviser can do more than ensure optimum tax efficiency: They will help you with mortgages, pensions, trusts, and devise a wealth management strategy to suit your level of income and investments. If you plan to open a business also in Mallorca, the tax adviser will help you with the paperwork surrounding opening a company, employing staff and keeping your books under control.

When moving homes it is important to have a good insurance partner. You will need to insure your property, your health and your business. Talk to an insurance broker to find the best insurance policy to suit your needs, remembering to advise them if the property will be empty for some time during the year. Whatever your insurance needs and concerns, you’ll find a suitable insurance policy at:

Anke Sevenste
Passeig Mallorca, 36 bjs
Tel.+34 971 71 62 60

Healthcare in Mallorca
Mallorca has a wide range of excellent public and private health facilities, including hospitals, clinics, general practitioners, maternity services, dentists, medical specialists, and nursing services. Many will be able to attend to your needs in your own language. Eligibility for care under the Spanish state health system depends on your circumstances, and it’s worth seeking guidance. If you have existing private health cover in your country of origin, it might be transferable, but it can be more cost-effective to find a policy primarily for Spain. For a private health care insurance you can contact

Anke Sevenster
Passeig Mallorca, 36 bjs
Tel.+34 971 71 62 60

Learn the language
An important step when moving to Mallorca is to learn a bit of the language. Entering a new community speaking a little Spanish will not only make your daily life easier, but will also help you to get to know the local traditions and culture better and to create a local network of friends and acquaintances. Although most locals can defend themselves in English, speaking a bit of Spanish is very appreciated. When it comes to language courses, Frida Garby at Casa Viva offers the most useful and fun intensive starter courses. You can contact Frida via her Facebook Casa Viva – Spanish Course or by phone at +34 687 034 525.

Moving with car
If you are bring a vehicle to Mallorca from your home country, it must be officially registered. If you have a home on the island, you can drive the vehicle with its original registration plates for only 30 days, after which you must display Spanish registration plates. You’ll also need to register your original driving licence with the authorities. Road tax is payable each year, and any vehicles more than four years old must undergo an annual vehicle safety check known as an ITV (inspección técnica de vehículos), at an official ITV centre.

Schools in Mallorca
There’s a choice of local and international schools on Mallorca, to suit the curriculum you’d like your child to follow. International schools often have waiting lists, so planning the timing of your move is important.British schools include: The Academy, Baleares International School, Bellver International College, King Richard III, Queen’s College. The French curriculum is offered at the College Français de Palma. The Swedish school in Palma is also very popular. For those seeking a bilingual education with an equal amount of Spanish and English, the well-equipped international school Ágora Portals is the largest private school in Mallorca and part of the Barcelona-based private school group NACE. Escola Global is smaller and also offers an excellent education in two languages.

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Vineyards in Mallorca

Mallorca has around 70 wineries (bodegas) and in recent years many of the grape growers have opened their doors to visitors for tours and tastings. In our culture, wine is present in religion, celebrations and at mealtimes. Wine has sculpted our landscape and our architecture.

In the center of the island, at the foot of the Tramuntana Mountains, you will find some of the best wineries. Winding roads and tracks will bring you up close to the vines, to the land, to unique sensations, houses, wells, caves and hamlets. An excellent wine route is the Binissalem DO region encompassing the island’s central towns of Santa Maria del Camí, Consell, Binissalem, Sencelles and Santa Eugenia.

These are the fourteen wineries participating in the wine route.

Bodegas Antonio Nadal
Tel: (34) 630 914 511

Antonio Nadal Bodegas y Vineros is a family winery founded by Antonio Nadal Ros. Since 1989 he uses modern winemaking techniques combined with traditional methods which allows wines with a special personality.

Bodegas Jose Luis Ferrer

Tel: +34 971 51 10 50

Bodegas José Luis Ferrer is founded by José Luis Ferrer Ramonell who pioneered the wine industry in Mallorca with new techniques of cultivation and starting to export Majorcan wines to Europe and USA.

Jaume de Puntiró

Tel: 00 34 971 620 023

Jaume de Puntiró´s ecological wine is all handmade and uses vintage winemaking techniques.
Every production is respectful to the environment as well as the consumer.

Vins Nadal

Tel: +34 971 511 058

Vins Nadal was founded by Miguel Nadal Fiol and is a one the first and most important wineries in Binissalem. Every summer they organize jazz concerts in the bodega where you can enjoy their wine along with the music.

Bodega Biniagual

Tel: +34 689 183 954

Bodega Biniagual is a family run business of wine production in the village Biniagual. The wines Verán’ and ‘Gran Verán’ are well known abroad and two of the favorite wines amongst the mallorquins.

Tianna Negre

Tel: +34 971 886 826

Tianna Negre was built up in 2004 after many years of dreaming. Their work is based on their love for winemaking combined with their love for art. Their wine bottles has the most beautiful artwork on their labels.

Macia Batle

Tel: +34 971 140 014

Bodega Macia Batle is a winery that contains all the latest facilities, machinery and advanced technology. Their wine has won several Spanish and international rewards.

Celler Sebastia Pastor

Tel: 771 620 358

Celler Sebastia Pastor was founded in 1937 by Sebastia Pastor Mayol. Their techniques are constantly upgrading and they now combine the traditional methods with new ones. 2017 they will present their first sparkling wine, that is something that is worth a toast!

Celler Ramanya

Tel: 680 417 929

Celler Ramanya was founded in 2003. After several years of experimenting, a group of young people decided to go ahead with the project and fulfil their dream. Their wines are intense and aromatic.

Vinya Taujana

Tel: 971 144 494

Vinya Taujana winery was created by the Crespi family in 2001. The winery has the most modern technology combined with the production of native grapes. Their wine Torrent Fals has won several international awards.

Celler Can Ramis

Tel: 971 872 418

Celler Can Ramis was founded in 1870 by Pedro Molina Amengual and his wife. They produce wines from Manto Negro, Callet and Sira grapes.

Celler Ca Sa Padrina

Tel: 660 211 939

Ca sa Padrina was founded in 1999 and produces traditional Majorcan wines. Their wine has been recommended by the sommelier of the restaurant “El Bulli” and was sold out almost immediately.

Jaume Bennassar Can

Tel: 696 191 714

Jaume Bennassar Can was founded in 1996. The wine stands out as it is served on the owners restaurant “Orient”, famous for the typical mallorquin dish suckling pig that combines perfectly with the wine.

Verdura Viticultors

Tel: 695 817 038

The winery Verdura Viticultors opened in Binissalem in 2012. Their wines are described as fresh and rebel, pop wines with a Mediterranean character.

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Josephine presents the property we all have been waiting for: A fabulous new listing on the sunny side of the Palma Tennis

IMG_5227Our sales agent Josephine just listed this incredible, modern home for just under 1 million Euro by the Palma Sport & Tennis Club. “This property is truly one of a kind. A very special place. Its location is perfect being directly at the Tennis club and a few steps away from Santa Catalina, Palma´s prime location,” explains Josephine. The apartment has two spacious terraces, one of which has exceptional views. It is located on the eighth floor of a well-kept building with elevator, parking and storage room.

Renovated in 2006, the apartment is in tip-top condition. If desired, the new owners could easily open up the kitchen to the living room. Thanks to the terraces on either side of the property and its perfect southwest orientation, the property gets sun all day long. In total, there are 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, 2 of them en-suite.

For more pictures and information refer to our website Ref. MF1559

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Our Gardener says…

Primerafoto Gardening in hot climates requires very different approaches and plants then in the North of Europe. Our gardener Victor shared the wisdom he’s acquired from a lifetime of digging, planting, caring for, and feeding his own garden in Mallorca.

Q: The question our clients always ask is what’s the best tree to plant on your terrace in Mallorca?
This, of course, depends on the size of your terrace. But, in general, you’re likely to get the most enjoyment from trees that naturally stay rather small and don´t loose a lots of leaves. Lemon trees and olive trees, two of the big favorites amongst Northern Europeans, are actually ideal if the terrace gets plenty of direct sunlight. Both of these trees can survive with limited water and lots of sun.

Q: What about for a terrace in the shade or a courtyard (patio)?
 If there is no direct sunlight at all then the ficus or the cica palm tree are the best options.

Q: What about if we want some flowers on the terrace?
There are many options that can sustain the climate here. Amongst them, I would recommend lantanas, bougainvillea, lavenders, oleanders and roses. Instead of flowering plants, I also like to combine plants with different leave colours.


Q: Are these plants relatively maintenance free?
 Most don´t require much pruning. Occasionally, a new plant or very old plant will struggle and even die—it happens. But for the vast majority of plants grown in home landscapes, if you plant them in the right place and if you water carefully for a period of time to establish healthy roots, they will grow. Diseases are uncommon if plants receive the water and the sunlight they are supposed to have.

Q: How often do I need to water?
This is the most frequent question ever! The answer is: it all depends on the soil. A good soil and an abundance of it are the secrets to watering less. I recommend to use a soil that has a lot of pores so it does not crack when dry. The pots must have a drainage at the bottom and plates under during the summer time. Water the plant until you see water starting to come out at the bottom.  With a good soil and the right plants, watering should be carried out once a week in the winter time and twice a week during the hottest summer months.

unspecifiedQ: If I want a lawn, what type of lawn do I plant and when?
In Mallorca Bermuda grass is the only way to go. Bermuda grass requires a lot less water, it is very resistant to plagues and diseases and it spreads rapidly. The ideal time for planting is September/October or February/March.

Q: Where do you purchase plants?
There are a number of places with excellent customer service where you can purchase plants. These include, but are not limited to: Magatzem Verd, Can Juanito in Son Ferriol, Viveros Sa Porrassa in Santa Ponsa.

For more help and recommendations for your garden, you can contact Victor directly at:

Victor Gonzalez
Tel.: 653 544 767

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Top Four Fixer-Uppers on The Market in Palma

Anyone who’s ever watched an hour of renovation realities on TV, or renovated a property before, knows that miracles are possible with a little elbow grease and a checkbook. For many, fixer-uppers are the best option in Mallorca´s escalating real estate market. Here, we’ve highlighted four properties in need of some major TLC that could be true gems:

Studio with spectacular views in Cala MajorIMG_2338

Asking: 79.000 Euro Ref.: MF1531 

What we love: Aside from the price, we love the fabulous view you have from the apartment. The terrace is large enough to be able to sit outside and enjoy the sun. The beach is very close and there is a 24 hour concierge, which is always handy to have. 

What I would do about it: We would definitely renovate the bathroom, put in a new kitchen, floor and paint. Some nice plants on the terrace can give it a final touch. With this, the apartment can be an excellent step-in property or a rental property that can go for about 500 Euro/month.

Large apartment on a quiet street of Son Armadans1

Asking: 500.000 Euro Ref.: PL001

What we love: Spacious and bright rooms. Oversized living room on two levels with access to two large terraces. Lovely vintage floors and views to the gardens and the Church of Son Armadans.

What we´d do: The kitchen and the bathrooms need a complete makeover. We would keep the original flooring. We would throw some walls: between the kitchen and the living room and between the two smaller bedrooms.

Beautiful townhouse with terrace in Santa Catalina

Asking: 895.000 Euro Ref.: MF1378

What we love: Hip Santa Catalina location, traditional two floor townhouse, wooden beams, private patio with possibility of additional roof terrace.

What we´d do: The possibilities here are endless. We would add a garage, redo the bathrooms, move the kitchen to the patio side and add a roof terrace to gain sun all day long.

Authentic townhouse to renovate in Son Armadans

Asking: 370.000 Euro Ref.: MF1408

What we love: Great location close to the new Palma Sport & Tennis Club. Wooden beams, fireplace. It can be turned into two apartments or left as a single family home..

What we´d do: The house needs a full update so you need to go in with quite an open budget. Renovating but keeping the original traditional features would add big style and increase the future resale value significantly.

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Vivian Grunblatt: “The Swedish client is the ideal counterforce against seasonality”


The founder of Mallorcaresidencia, Vivian Grunblatt, was interviewed on May 8, 2016 by El Mundo, one of Spain’s largest newspapers, regarding the Swedish real estate market in Mallorca:

She greets me with a tray of freshly baked cookies and despite her name, her Nordic looks and her slightly untraceable accent, there is no doubt that this woman is a native Majorcan. She was born on the island and grew up in a city much less active than the one we see today, studied political science in the United States and later discovered that her vocation lay in the world of business and entrepreneurship. Today, her real estate agency is one of the most significant when it comes to understanding the Swedish customer. This despite of an increased competition to capture the demand of a market that is not so large – about ten million people – but ever so lucrative and secure. The interview, of course, takes place in Santa Catalina, the Little Sweden of Palma.

Q: What led you to bet on the Swedish market at a time when it had just started to develop? Were you somewhat of a visionary?

A: I started this project ten years ago, in 2005, for quite some circumstantial reasons. At first I operated from Sweden, because my husband worked as a consultant for an international company based there. Before that, I had owned a company linked to the real estate business but more related to property services, which I sold upon moving. For me, at the time, doing this work was a way of offering a product that I knew well, in combination with having a job which allowed me to return frequently to Mallorca. After all, it is the place where I was born. My parents are Hungarian and came here in 1973. As simple as that! Imagine, at that time we were only three real estate agencies who worked towards the Swedish market. Now there are thirteen, and that includes several large Swedish companies who have opened branches in Palma. Only between 2013 and 2015, I estimate that the turnover has grown by 100% which has also meant a big change in the profile of our clients.

Q: Was it difficult to sell Mallorca to the Swedish public?

A: At first, yes. Keep in mind that most of them barely knew the island, or rather had a distorted view of it: they knew it was a summer resort, maybe they had spent a weekend with the family at the beach in Alcudia, and they had heard of Magaluf (with all that implies). Basically, there was some prejudice. In fact, during the first two years my main job consisted of travelling with clients to the island. We would spend a week exploring both city and countryside, while I was trying to convince them that this destination is unbeatable. Of course, it succeeded. Then, in 2007, we moved back to Mallorca, the family grew, my husband joined the agency and everything changed for us…

Q: Did you start out here in Santa Catalina? I ask because I find the fascination that Swedes have for the area so interesting. Do you have a theory about this?

A: Yes, from the beginning we set up here, basically because we lived in the neighborhood at the time (not anymore). We hit the nail on the head choosing the location, but it was a total coincidence! We started out in a smaller office, we moved to the current in 2009… And now this one is getting a bit crowded! In fact, for a while we had a second office in San Agustin, since we also work a lot in that area, but our sales agents prefer to work here. As for the Swedish fondness for this particular area… Well, it’s hard to explain, but there is definitely some connection because the whole phenomenon goes way back. There have always been some Swedish establishments in Santa Catalina, even when there were very few Swedes living in Palma. I think our customers like the fact that it’s a lively, relatively independent neighborhood; perhaps they find the atmosphere in for example the Old Town a bit too metropolitan. However, it is undisputed that Swedish media has written extensively about the area lately, and Santa Catalina as well as Palma (note: Palma, not Mallorca) has turned into somewhat of an obsession for the Swedes.

Q: How do you capture your clients?

A: We barely have any walk-in clients, directly from the street. Our promotional work mainly transpires in Sweden, where we do a lot of publicity. We have optimized the use of the website, we assist real estate fairs in Sweden and our agents sometimes spend whole weekends there for client meetings…

But the most important thing by far, is that during these ten years we have made a name and created a good reputation, allowing us to grow and prosper.

Q: You mentioned earlier that the upswing of the Swedish market has caused a change in your clients’ profile. Could you explain this?

A: In the early years, we worked with much younger people, couples in their early forties, sometimes looking for a vacation home but mostly wanting to invest in real estate. This has changed in the last six years, perhaps due to the financial crisis. The fact is that the clients now dominating the market are people born in the fifties. They are retired or semiretired, with savings and quite a lot of money, and are eager to enjoy life. This, of course, has consequences on the type of property they demand. In 2007 people wanted to buy in Santa Ponsa, Andratx and on the east coast… They were often interested in new productions with communal areas, suitable for families with children. The new type of customer prefers an apartment that allows them to walk anywhere, not giving much importance to the number of square meters. What they do often want, however, is a good terrace to enjoy the sun on. But otherwise, they are looking for an urban environment that lets them enjoy the island life. Another very interesting aspect is that these clients prefer – if the weather allows – to spend the summer in Sweden. They buy a property in Palma to spend one week per month here between September and April. I think this is kind of the ideal client for an island that is always looking for ways to combat the seasonality.

Q: These new clients, what areas and neighborhoods are they interested in?

A: The greatest demand is definitely in the center of Palma, but areas as Cala Major, Cas Català, Illetes and Portals are also popular. Within the city, as we have already established, the absolute favorite is Santa Catalina, but lately we are also noticing a huge demand in the area of Son Espanyolet and around the new Sport and Tennis Club.

Q: Son Espanyolet?

A: Yes, the city is expanding in that direction, at least when it comes to our clients, who often find the city center a bit too urban. The Swede wants terrace and sun, which can still be found in Son Espanyolet. This year, we have started up a new department that advises developers on new works that fit the Swedish demand. We have been involved in three projects already, all of which consisted in recovering and restoring abandoned buildings in Santa Catalina and Son Espanyolet. All three projects were sold long before the construction work even began. Working with restoring is very exciting and so much fun. After all, this is where the future of the property sector on the island lies.

Q: What progress do you predict for the Swedish market in the next few years?

A: It will definitely keep growing. In the next three years, I think everything will be just fine. In fact, right now there is more demand than supply, at least regarding the demand from our clients. One has to keep in mind that the Swedish society is much about trends, and right now Mallorca is very trendy. Previously, it was Marbella or the French Riviera, but we simply offer more: better connections, higher security, and a city that is active all year round. When I was growing up it was different, but nowadays Palma is almost like a mini version of Barcelona.

Q: The danger with trends, is that they pass. What can be done to preserve the market you dedicate so much time and effort to?

A: Right now, we are the perfect destination for the Swedish clients. The challenge will be to stay as we are, which is not that easy. The other day I heard someone compare the center of Palma with Venice, which may seem exaggerated, but it is true that sometimes the flood of people here is impressive. Mallorca is so attractive because it is a place where one can rest, relax and enjoy the well-preserved landscape. Despite many mistakes of the past, so far we have managed to keep all that; I think it is worth to continue. But to suggest something a little more concrete, it would be to further increase the focus on businesses offering a traditional product in a modern, attractive packaging.

The original article can be read here:

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Beautiful beaches in Mallorca





Es Trenc is a favourite among families, tourists, sailors, nudists and residents of the island. It is a well-preserved area that consists of a 5 km long white sandy beach with turquoise seawater. Es Trenc is located on the south coast of Mallorca.
Distance: from Palma centre by car: 40 minutes

Sa Calobra is a beautiful small beach situated between two mountains. This one of a kind beach with its torques water really is an experience not to be missed. It is located on the north part of Mallorca.
Distance: from Palma centre by car: 1,5 hour

S’arenal Porto Colom is an amazing beach of white sand located in a wonderful position with both sunny open and covered shade areas. From the beach its very common to have beautiful views towards sailing boats and yachts because this is a popular spot to anchor. There is a small, charming restaurant for those who get hungry or thirsty. S’Arenal Porto Colom is located on the east coast of Mallorca.
Distance: from Palma centre by car: 1 hour

Cala llamp is an attractive beach for those who like deep water and rocks. On the beach you can find the popular Gran Folies Beach Club, which we wrote about in the previous newsletter. This is a well-known place and if you wish for a table, swimming pool and sunbeds you must call and make a reservation. Because the small rocky beach quickly becomes busy. Cala Llamp is located on the west coast of Mallorca.
Distance: from Palma centre by car: 40 minutes

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Cinema a la fresca


Watch movies under the stars in front of the beautiful Cathedral in Palma centre

During August and September there will be an open air cinema screening in front of the Cathedral. It is free entrance and the movies will be in Spanish, Catalan or English. In August the films will start from 9.30pm and in September from 9.00pm. To see the list of the movies that will be shown, click here

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