Just a few kilometres northwest of Palma, we find the imposing Serra de Tramuntana. Declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2011, this region welcomes thousands of visitors every year who seek something more tranquil away from the crowds of the capital. This area is perfect for a couple’s getaway or when you are in search of relaxation close to nature. If you want to go looking for a property for sale in Northwestern Mallorca, you have many beautiful little villages to look at. The Serra de Tramuntana has many picturesque villages, but undoubtedly the most popular are Valldemosa, Deyá and Sóller.
With a bohemian and a little eccentric atmosphere, many artists, musicians and writers are attracted to Valldemosa. It all started in 1838 when the Polish composer Frédéric Chopin and the French writer George Sand spent a season in one of the town's monasteries. Valldemosa is characterized by its narrow and cobbled streets, stone houses and abundant vegetation, being totally immersed in La Tramuntana. Why don’t you let your inner artist free and go looking for a property for sale in Valldemosa?
Located on a hill and only a few meters from the sea, Deyá is one of the most charming villages on the island. It shows off stunning sunsets from Cala Deyá and panoramic views of olive, orange and almond trees. The British poet and novelist Robert Graves, (author of I, Claudius) was inspired by Deyá. Details from the town are present in numerous of his stories. Deya is a continuous source of inspiration for artists from all over Europe. A little further north and located in a valley surrounded by La Tramuntana, Sóller is known for its extensive cultivation of orange and olive trees. If you really want to enjoy the pleasant surroundings and the spectacular views of the sea and the mountains, why don’t you catch the “Orange train”? The "Orange train", which name was given to it by the locals, runs from Palma to Sóller. Ideal for families. Perhaps you let one of the charming houses pick you as its new owner? So, you can stop looking for a property for sale in lovely Sóller.
With fantastic weather and three hundred days of sunshine per year, many cyclists and hikers choose La Tramuntana for outdoor activities all year round, as its winding roads with sparse traffic make them perfect for sports enthusiasts.