The Area

Calvià

Calvià is, with its 43,500 inhabitants, the second biggest community on Majorca and is situated on the southwest coast of the island.

The coast line is approximately 54 km long and it is surrounded by woods and hiking paths.

Driving to the airport of Palma de Majorca takes about 20 minutes and after just a 10 minute drive you will be able to reach the nearest beach.

Calvià itself impresses with the monumental church Sant Joan Babtista and lives off the traditional majorquinian way of life and its ancient flair.

A lot of traditional Fincas are situated throughout the surrounding area, nearby high watch towers, which highlight the cultural charm of this particular region.

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On the one hand the rocky coast of Calvià offers one of the most fascinating underwater territories, on the other it is a popular place for sailing, cycle races and golf tournaments.
Calvià is scenically separated in 3 different areas:

In the northern part you will find parts of the Serra de Tramutana, moreover, Puig de Son Font holds a major quantity of pines.

In the central region, the proliferation in the flat country and smaller hill areas varies; nevertheless it shows a quite large wooded area.

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The southern part is dominated by the coast, which offers sandy beaches and impressive cliffs. The smaller islands of Majorca are located nearby the southern cliffs and are very fascinating in their own way. Especially “Banc d´Eivissa” and “Illot del Toro”, where a rare species of lizards lives, and only exist on the Balearic Islands.
The community Calvià is providing a high number of old manor residences, holding a high cultural value and carrying a long tradition with them. Those large Fincas are to be found mainly in Santa Ponca, Bendinat, Son Roig, Galatzo……
Moreover, driving along the coast, the ancient watch towers are open for everybody to explore!

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