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Category Name: Mallorca

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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Market study real estate Mallorca 2019

The STI Centre for Real Estate Studies (CRES) investigated the holiday real estate market in Mallorca for the fifth time in a row. The only independent market study for Mallorcan real estate was once again commissioned by the real estate agency Porta Mallorquina Real Estate. In total, around 4,900 online advertisements from the island’s top five […]

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Hiking in Majorca – actively experience the beauty of the island

Mallorca is made for active people who like to walk. In autumn and spring, the rambling weather is perfect and invites you to experience the island actively and enjoy its beauty on varied tours. The multi-faceted richness of the landscape and hiking opportunities is unrivaled. The Serra de Tramuntana mountain range is, of course, a popular destination for walkers and has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and awaits with several peaks over 1,000 metres high.

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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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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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Holiday rentals in Mallorca – CRES and Porta Holiday present the first independent market study with price comparisons

Holidays in a holiday home in Mallorca are becoming ever more popular and more and more owners are renting their properties to tourists during the times the house would normally be standing empty. Holiday properties are also becoming more popular as investments as the returns from holiday renting can be very attractive. How much, however, […]

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Porta Holiday Golf Trophy 2017

Golfing is one of the most popular sports in Majorca. Nearly no other Mediterranean destination offers so many and such a variety of 18-holes golfing places like the biggest Balearic Island. Numerous tournaments and events all around the white ball take place and ensure that all players enjoy the game around the 19th hole. On […]

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