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Fascinating Mediterranean: Cala Ratjada, the charming port in Mallorca's northeast

A refreshing breeze in the morning, the crystal-clear waters beyond dreamlike beaches and bays, incomparable sunsets on the horizon - the Mediterranean with all its small and large wonders fascinates people of different cultures for millennia. To buy your own house, a villa or a rustic house near the coast, is considered a great privilege, which is associated with high quality of life and daily new, unique impressions. In Mallorca, you have the opportunity to feel the fascination of the Mediterranean with your own property up close, whenever you want. In this article, our estate agents talk about the beauty of a site that embodies the quintessence of a life on the Mediterranean like no other: the port of Cala Ratjada, presented by Engel & Völkers Mallorca.

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Buy villa, house or rustic house near Cala Ratjada and get to know the diverse Mediterranean culture

The name Cala Ratjada means "Rochenbucht" and already refers to the important role of the Mediterranean for the small town: On the one hand it plays on the biodiversity of the local underwater fauna, on the other hand gives the name also insight into the long fishing history of Cala Ratjada. Even today, Cala Ratjada is an important fishing port of the island. This tradition is reflected in many details of the local culture: The weekly market, held every Saturday until 13:00, has a rich selection of fish, shellfish and seafood, but also local fruits and vegetables can be bought here. In addition, the gastronomy is strongly influenced by the proximity to the Mediterranean: the menus of the local restaurants, such as the Restaurante Del Mar are filled with a variety of maritime, but also more general Mallorcan delicacies.

The cityscape in Cala Ratjada presents itself in traditional Mediterranean flair: Among the special highlights are some historic gardens that invite you to a leisurely stroll, as well as the port embankment Avinguda d'Amèrica overlooking the bay and the adjacent sailing yachts and pleasure boats. In addition, a historic lighthouse from the 19th century adorns the top of the bay, where even the neighboring island of Menorca can be seen in good weather conditions. Important for the purchase of a house, a villa or a rustic house near Cala Ratjada: Thanks to several doctors' practices, shops and service facilities, the supply situation is consistently good, an important comfort factor for living in your new property.

Leisure activities around Cala Ratjada: Real estate purchase with a guarantee of variation

The surrounding area of ​​Cala Ratjada is full of different possibilities for active leisure time activities. Between Cala Ratjada and Capdepera, the associated main municipality, extends a natural, partly rugged country, which already offers goals for numerous day trips thanks to its wonderful backdrops and diverse animal and plant species. Particularly noteworthy is the Rancho Bonanza, a horse ranch, from which you can go on horseback rides across the beautiful northeast of Mallorca to the Mediterranean coast. Once there, you can try one of the various water sports offered or deepen your passion: from sailing to stand-up paddling to the bay diving anything is possible. For golf-loving homebuyers, Engel & Völkers Mallorca also recommends the 18-hole course near Capdepera, which offers beautiful views of the Llevant hill landscape at various altitudes.

Villas, houses and rustic houses near Cala Ratjada: an overview of the real estate market

Its attractive landscapes, beaches and also practical location advantages make Cala Ratjada and the surrounding region in the northeast of Mallorca a great real estate situation. The most sought-after properties are located near the coast, as well as a pool and the high quality of the properties are important attractions for properties in Cala Ratjada. On average, villas and rustic houses are bought here for 1.6 to 1.7 million, deviations in both directions are related to specific location, size and equipment of the object. The price level is stable, so that the value preservation of your real estate purchase can also be considered secure in the long term.

Enjoy the Mediterranean in Cala Ratjada with every breath - with the

purchase of a villa, a rustic house or a house

in the northeast of Mallorca, you now have the opportunity with Engel & Völkers Mallorca. Our local real estate agents advise you competently and reliably on your desired location, the most important regional hotspots and concrete real estate offers from within our portfolio. Contact us today by email or phone. We look forward to you!

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Purchase information at a glance: Villas, rustic houses, houses and apartments in Mallorca

The number of property purchases in Mallorca has increased from just under 8,000 in 2014 to around 15,000 in 2018. The strong economy also has a positive impact on the real estate market. In general, there is a positive development in the number of real estate transactions and in the price trend. Engel & Völkers benefits greatly from the very positive and stable development of the real estate market: the volume of real estate transactions finalized by Engel & Völkers Mallorca has increased fivefold since 2009 and recently ranked at just under € 500 million. Thus 2018 was the second best year in the history of Engel & Völkers in Mallorca and underlines the constant growth trend of the Mallorcan real estate market.

Mallorca's varied regions: local market information from your real estate agent

If you are interested in a villa, a rustic finca, a house or an apartment in Mallorca, you have the choice of different areas as a location for your new property. The capital of the island, Palma, impresses with its international dynamism and urban lifestyle - apartments and flats cost an average of 800,000 euros in top locations here. The surrounding area of ​​Palma and the exclusive district of Son Vida with its golf courses already offers more space for larger properties, houses in Son Vida are about average at a purchase price of 4.7 million euros.

In the southwest of Mallorca, where Engel & Völkers has three real estate shops for you, you will find harmonious bays and harbors, as well as high-quality villas that can be bought in Puerto de Andratx for an average of 4.5 million euros. Further along the beautiful west coast of Mallorca are a number of picturesque villages and towns such as Deià or Sóller - in the top locations of this region you can buy houses and rustic houses on average for 3.5 million euros.

The north of Mallorca, with its majestic mountain scenery and the famous Cap de Formentor, is also a sought after real estate location - in the area of ​​Alcúdia and Pollensa you can expect prices between 1.5 and 2.5 million euros on average. Things will be a little cheaper in the northeast of Mallorca around the top locations in Artá ​​and Colònia St. Pere, where an average of 1.7 million euros are called for rustic houses and villas. Between Portocolom and Cala Llombards in the region of Mallorca Southeast with the main town of Santanyí you will find more inspiring Mediterranean beaches, romantic marinas and average real estate prices of around 1.6 million euros. The region of Mallorca South combines luxurious locations for villas on the seafront in the area of ​​Cala Blava, which cost 1.9 million euros on average, and rural locations such as those at Llucmajor, where spacious rustic houses cost, on average, 1.4 million euros. Last but not least, the center of the island is stunning with impressive landscapes, grapevines and excellent retreat potential, where average prices of 1.8 million euros are currently being asked for modern rustic houses in top locations such as Santa Maria and Alaró.

Invest in Mallorca with your estate agency Engel & Völkers

In recent years, Mallorca has become one of the world's most popular real estate locations, especially foreign investors are attracted by the Mediterranean lifestyle and the attractive offer on villas, rustic houses, houses and apartments. The capital Palma is becoming the most elegant city in the Mediterranean and offers many cultural attractions and an excellent gastronomic variety. Numerous golf courses and yacht and sports harbors provide a wide range of sports and leisure opportunities in Mallorca. From rustic and country houses to the creatively innovative architecture of modern luxury villas to centrally located townhouses and apartments, the real estate landscape in Mallorca offers the right plot for every interested party. 15 international schools provide excellent education, and international hospitals provide high-quality professional health services. The international airport of Palma is connected with the most important cities in Europe throughout the year.

Engel & Völkers - your real estate agent in Mallorca

Engel & Völkers is the market leader for real estate in Mallorca. This applies to the annual turnover, the market shares, the number of real estate shops, employees and real estate consultants as well as the number of listed properties.

As a real estate agent, we have been operating in Mallorca for more than 25 years and are now represented by 18 real estate shops on the island. Whether you want to buy a Mallorcan rustic house in Santa Maria, a modern apartment in Palma or a luxury villa in first line or near the golf course - with the help of estate agents Engel & Völkers Mallorca you will find your desired object, from the comfortable villa in the shade of the Tramuntana mountains to the authentic holiday apartment in Santa Ponsa or Port d'Alcudia.

Market price estimation, sale & rental of your apartment or house in Mallorca

If you are interested in selling your villa, apartment or rustic house, we offer a free and non-binding evaluation of your property. Thanks to the professional pricing of our real estate agents, we ensure a fair balance between the speed and yield of your real estate sale, so you can expect the maximum efficiency of our marketing service. We also offer valuable assistance for your rental project.

International Market Access: Profile of Real Estate Buyers in Mallorca

In 2018, the most important real estate buyers group in Mallorca came from Germany, followed by Britain in second place. Spain is the third largest buyer of villas, rustic houses, houses and apartments in Mallorca; Scandinavians, Austrians, Swiss and French also are part of the relevant buyer groups. In Mallorca, you will find an international clientele that is unique in its kind in the world.


Buying and renting real estate in Mallorca

If you want to buy or rent an apartment, a house, a rustic house or a villa in Mallorca, do not hesitate and contact our real estate agent team today. The excellent accessibility of the island and the high quality of life increase the value of real estate in Mallorca enormously. Visit us in one of our 18 Engel & Völkers real estate shops in Palma center, Palma southwest, Palma Beach, Son Vida, Portals, Santa Ponsa, Puerto Andratx, Deiá, Sóller, Pollensa , in Puerto Alcúdia, in Puerto Pollensa, in Artá, Santa Maria, in Inca, Santanyí (2 real estate shops) and Llucmajor or arrange a personal consultation - call us on +34 971 23 85 84. For more information and current real estate offers please visit our website.