Areas of Palma where to live according to your lifestyle
Palma de Mallorca is a cosmopolitan city. With more than 400,000 inhabitants, Palma is the eighth largest city in Spain by population and has become a key city for tourism in Europe and worldwide.
If you are thinking of looking for a property in Mallorca, specifically in Palma, it is important to know that within the city you will find areas that suit your lifestyle and needs. Thanks to the constant foreign investment and the high quality of life (Palma was chosen as 'the best place to live' by the British newspaper 'The Times' in 2015) it is a city that arouses interest from different profiles at business and private level.
Today we are going to examine the different areas of Palma to recommend you the best residential areas to live in according to your expectations, lifestyle and needs.
Old town and center of Palma
Assuming that a real estate investment in Palma is profitable, the area comprising the old town of Palma is one of the most desirable areas for those looking for a property in Palma.
The center of Palma is the ideal place to live to be surrounded by restaurants and stores or in case you have a weakness for architecture. The old town is made up of palaces, charming buildings and churches but also renovated or refurbished houses that offer all kinds of amenities. Despite the large number of restaurants, bars and businesses, it remains a very quiet neighborhood, thanks to the constant care taken by the city council to limit the opening hours and activity on the terraces. In addition, in recent years, efforts have been made to provide all residents with the possibility of parking their vehicles, offering parking spaces only to residents of the area.
School zone - Palma
If what you are looking for in Palma is comfort and a strictly residential neighborhood, the school zone is the ideal place.
Ideal for families with children, this area has a large number of properties for sale and for rent. Among some of the advantages of the area are: easy access to the ring road and the center of Palma, proximity to the most renowned schools in Palma and a large number of services nearby. In the schools area you will find from large houses with several floors and swimming pool, to apartment buildings that seek to provide comfort to those who enjoy family life.
Son Vida - Palma
The neighborhood of Son Vida is located in the mountains, west of the center of Palma de Mallorca and is known as the most exclusive and coveted neighborhood of the city thanks to its spectacular views over the bay of Palma and the city and its tranquility.
It is made up of impressive villas and residential estates that have luxury, security and privacy as a common denominator. Although it is the most expensive neighborhood of Palma, it is a point that concentrates the interest of both local and foreign buyers and tenants on a constant basis. Properties in Son Vida with sea views are, on average, priced 45% higher than in the rest of the city's residential neighborhoods. Son Vida is surrounded by three golf courses: Arabella Golf Son Vida, Son Muntaner and Son Quint and, year after year, new developments of luxury apartments and houses continue to be developed. One of the main advantages of the Son Vida neighborhood is that it is located about 10 minutes from the center of Palma and only 15 minutes from the exclusive marina Puerto Portals.