5 tips for the safe booking of your holiday home or finca in Mallorca

With its well-kept beaches, beautiful landscapes, idyllic villages and vibrant towns – all only around three hours flight away, Mallorca offers the perfect holiday experience for every taste. You can explore the island on foot or by bicycle, swing your golf clubs on 24 golf courses and relax in the sun on over 140 beaches. 560 km of coastline await discovery in your rental car and the capital of Palma with its historic old town, cathedral and countless bars and restaurants is worth more than just a day trip.

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New top-address for your Mallorca holiday 2019: Booking portal Porta Holiday offers around 1,000 fincas and holiday homes on the Balearic island

Vacation in a holiday home or on a finca in Mallorca are trendy. More and more people are enjoying the many advantages: Flexibility, privacy and the possibility to experience the authentic Mallorca away from mass tourism. With immediate effect the booking portal Porta Holiday, with around 1.000 fincas and holiday homes becomes one of the leading providers on the popular Balearic island.

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Sunset cruise with the Rafael Verdera

The Rafael Verdera is the oldest operative ship in Spain, if not in the whole of Europe. Built in Ibiza in 1841 as a cargo ship, it has been owned by Capt. Mikel Arizmendi for 36 years. Undoubtedly the 30 metres-long and almost 6 metres-wide ship, which is berthed opposite the auditorium, is on of the most beautiful vessels in Palma’s harbour and is definitely not your ordinary excursion ship.

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Holiday rentals Mallorca – the new regulations 2018

The procedure is still very complicated. The holiday home must be situated in a zone where rental is possible according to the zoning plan. First a corresponding certificate must be applied for with the municipality responsible. Should the object be an apartment in a residential complex/building an owners’ meeting must be held and must approve the rental.

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Tourism law

One of the most important requirements is certainly the minimum age of the property – it must have been used for other purposes than renting for at least five years in order for the issue of a renting licence to be considered, meaning that buyers of newly-built objects with holiday renting projects will need to find a transitional use for that period. As a consequence of this rule, using holiday renting to claim back sales tax paid on the purchase of the property no longer applies.

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Wedding in Mallorca

A lot of people dream of marrying right on the sea with their feet in the sand” as Anne Schwarzenbacher, a wedding organizer in Mallorca for many years, well knows. Her agency ‘Mallorca Event Factory’ which she runs together with Thomas Zöller makes that dream, and many more, come true. Just like a growing number of similar agencies who have specialised in those couples who wish to make their marriage vows under the sun of Mallorca. Marriages in Mallorca are very trendy. No wonder, considering what exceptional locations and romantic settings the island has to offer.

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