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Fall in love with the history and culture of Menorca and buy a villa on the island

Discover Menorca with Engel & Voelkers real estate agents, learn about the history of the island and consider the purchase of an exceptional villa in Cala Morell.

Menorcan history and culture is fascinating and important to both residents and visitors alike. Again and again new and exciting aspects of Menorca are discovered, its historic richness being one of many reasons numerous house buyers decide to settle here permanently. Want to spend more time on the island or move here permanently? Then do not wait to invest in your ideal home, make your move now and buy a holiday home or first residence in Menorca and get dug into the rich history of the island even more intensely.

Impressively there is evidence that Menorca was inhabited by humans as early as the Paleolithic Period or old stone age, with many historical treasures scattered all over the island. In 1995 and 1997, intact communal graves from the Late Bronze Age and wood carvings were discovered in the caves of Es Cárritx and Es Mussol. To this day, visitors and residents of Menorca can enjoy the history of the island. The most popular sights include the Taulas, which date from 1400 BC. These are T-shaped monuments from the megalithic phase. The talayots, stone towers that used to protect the settlers, are also among the historical treasures of the Balearic island that you can explore in depth after buying your 21 Century villa! Likewise, Menorca's prehistoric caves are a must-see for culture vultures and make the island an open-air museum. Menorca has been claimed by various rulers over the course of history, and Greek, Spanish, French and English influences are still very much in evidence today. In addition to the interesting history, Menorca woos with her mild temperatures and wonderful land and seascapes that never fail to inspire passionate hikers, sailors and ‘outdoor’ people again and again. Make your dream a reality with Engel & Völkers real estate agents and find the Menorcan home you have always wanted - and delve deeper into the island you will love forever!

Buy a villa in Cala Morell and get up close and personal to Menorca’s fascinating and colourful history

Choosing which villa is right for you with so many excellent properties for sale on this Balearic island could be daunting but let Engel & Voelkers handpick on your behalf those villas that really meet your requirements. Perhaps this very special villa in the beautiful bay of Cala Morell ticks every box for you. The property has big, bright rooms that create a welcoming atmosphere, fabulous sea views, a lovely garden, private garage and a total of six bedrooms. The layout also includes five bathrooms, laundry, family kitchen, and a beautiful living room and dining room. Cool off in your own swimming pool and enjoy the mild temperatures on the spacious terraces where there is plenty of room for family and friends to spend quality time together stress free. The buyer of this villa will become the proud owner of one of the best properties on the island in a spectacular position in Cala Morell.

- Magnificent villa for sale in a prime location on Menorca, Cala Morell

Cala Morell invites the owner of a villa to a cultural experience

The history and culture of Menorca can also be felt in Cala Morell that lies just a 10 minute drive from beautiful Ciutadella. Explore the ‘Coves Prehistorics’ - 20 prehistoric caves that are among the most important sites of the settlement. They were made around 1500 BC and were used both as dwellings and as graves. Cala Morell is actually a merger of two settlements - Son Morell and Marina and was founded in 900 BC. When you decide to buy a villa in Cala Morell , be sure to visit the nearby bay of Cala Algaiarens on the recommendation of our real estate agents. It consists of two beaches: Platja des Bots and Platja es Tancats. In the eastern part of the bay there is also a seasonal, freshwater lagoon, Sa Bassa Verde, which is formed by winter rains and is one of Menorcas many inland secrets.

Be intrigued, inspired, in love and discover the true Menorca and make your move! - Would like more information regarding the high-quality villa in Cala Morell? Or would like to see what other properties are available for sale? Engel & Völkers working islandwide for you please feel free to contact us for further information regarding real estate and let the experts show you round. With your input and our island knowledge, together we will find the right property in Menorca for you!

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