A Modern apartment with character on a restored finca, very sunny and only 70 metres from the beach with partial views to the sea. Facing south east, next to Mar park (parc de la mar). Ideally situated in the heart of the old town of Palma. In the Calatrava neighbourhood (d'alt murada), One of the most peaceful and most valued areas of the island because of its location, as well as its historic character. Recently restored and completely furnished with furniture and luxury accessories, (WI-Fi Internet, IPod base, Satellite television, DVD movie selection etc). Very close to the new Congress Palace, to the Cathedral, Arab Baths, Theatres, Museums, Art galleries and close to the most exclusive Palma designer shops. The apartment boasts of maps, books and all of the necessary information to visit the island.
Perfect for business people, romantic couples, friends, wishing to know and spend an enjoyable stay in the full old town of the Majorcan Palma city.
Palma- Old Town: La Ciutat as the Majorcans call it has breathtaking appearance coming closer to the port. Adorned with yachts, palms and the Cathedral in the backdrop providing a magical vision and it is even more stunning in the early hours of the mornings. With the view of the range you will see the lovely succession of spattered roofs, of sights where history and modernity unite with the green and the Mediterranean in perfect harmony. Even though the first impression of the city may seem very small the possibilities that Palma offers make it seem as if it were a city ten times bigger. There are many points of interest to visit, here are some that you should not miss out on:
1) The Cathedral (built between XIV and XIX)
2 La Almudaina (Royal Palace)
3 La Lonja (Beautiful Art Museum)
4) Consulado del Mar (Balear Government
5) Paseo del Borne (Neurological and Heart Centre of the old town, lodges palaces. XVII, and XVIII centuries)
6) Plaza de Cort (city hall XCII century)
7) Arab Baths
Majorcan Gastronomy, Tapas and Wines: There are restaurants in Palma de Mallorca of excellent category and of the most varied kitchens in the world. Native gastronomy with recipes such as the 'tumbet' 'frit', ´el 'pa amb oli' and ample offers of local and international. If you like the Tapas do not miss out on the 'Ruta Martiana' in the old town of Palma a gastronomic event to sample tapas, beers and 'Majorcan wines' in a very animated environment during the week. La Ruta consists of 12 bars and restaurants from the old town: Moltabarra, La Gran Taberna, La Ruta del Té, Bar Boya, La Bravo, Noodle Bar, D’en Coll, Manhattan, Café Riparo, St. Ambrós, es Forn de Sa Llotgeta y L’Ambigú. The price of the tapa and wine or beer is very cheap every Tuesday starting at 19:30 in the old town of Palma. Mallorca predominates the Majorcan offer, but you will also find Mediterranean gastronomy, international, Italian, Basque and Galician. Sample a delicious traditional ice cream or a chocolate with ensaimadas.
Shopping and craftwork: The same diversity that Illes Balears presents at the cultural level the craftwork also expresses. You can purchase glass craftwork (Gordiola), ceramic (pots, reixoneres, plats morenos, bottles of wine), embroidery, fabrics, Shoe stores, Leather, silver articles, costume jewellery, jewellery shop, pearls (Majorca) and also the latest fashions and everything that all of the artists from all over the world have introduced into the tradition of Illes Balears.
Through the craftwork routes we invite you to discover the related trades to this land that forms part of its history and culture (more information in city hall offices-close to the apartment).
In the Old Town of the city you will find a variety of artisan shops and street markets in the Main Square and Streets (right next to the apartment).
For your major convenience the apartment boasts of city maps so you do not miss out on the details and visit the most convenient city, as well as the rest of the island.