The best areas for living in Palma de Mallorca


Since Palma offers a great quality of life, many people want to live there. If you’re thinking about buying an apartment in the city of Palma de Mallorca, this post will give you an idea of which areas are the most popular:

El Terreno

In the 1950’s, this was a hotspot for Palma locals during the summer months. Today, it’s a charming residential area. Its main attraction is without a doubt the forest on one side, surrounding Castillo de Bellver, with the sea on the other.

Sa Calatrava

The narrow, stone streets of the historic centre will lead you through an area whose architecture is centuries old: stately homes, charming patios…and all this in the surroundings of the majestic Catedral de Mallorca, La Seu. Who wouldn’t want to live in a place like that? Life in the city of Palma unfolds in the neighborhood just like it did in the past.

Santa Catalina

Santa Catalina used to be an old fisherman’s area, but today it’s considered the city’s Soho; you’ll love its bohemian and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Its streets are lined with never-ending bars and restaurants, and it’s probably the area with the biggest gastronomic and leisure offering in the whole of Palma.
The area also has a market where you can buy top quality local produce. It you decide to buy a property in Santa Catalina, have a look at what we offer; you’ll almost certainly fall in love.

El Portitxol

This idyllic little port and fairytale cove, where the sunsets are always beautiful, will be the first thing to grab your attention in this part of the city. As well as being located very close to both the centre and the airport, el Portixol is the perfect place to discover the life that’s hidden in and around the villages of Palma.


There are many reasons you’ll want to live in Palma de Mallorca. As a lively city with unbeatable weather, as well as an average flight time of just two hours from the major European capitals, Palma is a true paradise at your fingertips. There are also excellent transport connections to and from the Mallorcan capital, so you can easily visit each corner of the island.

Palma is both welcoming and modern, as well as being a trendy, fashion-loving city. You’re sure to know its areas a bit better now and that you’ll choose the perfect place to live in Palma.