Santa Ponsa is a small town situated in the southwestern coast of Mallorca. In a nice sheltered cove, this city has been a major holiday destination for the past 40 years. Santa Ponsa is a little paradise thanks to its hilly countryside, its white sandy beaches with crystal blue waters and its exceptional history and natural features. Hosting some of the most luxurious properties in Mallorca, the posh town provides world-class golf resorts and homes for the super-yacht owners.
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Les three main islands of the archipelago seduce even more buyers every year. Like in Spain, the Balearic real estate market has suffered from the international financial crisis. Prices were particularly cheap, even for luxury properties. Nowadays, the market is gaining strength and this is the perfect time to invest as the islands have a nice real estate offer in terms of upscale villas.
Regarding the property purchasing process, the promise of sale is signed between a buyer and a vendor. an itemized list is attached to the promise of sale. This is a document of related transaction costs such as legal fee, property transfer tax, registration duty, notary fee and real estate agent's fee. Then, the buyer usually places a deposit of 10% of the property price on Notary account in order to guaranty the buyer's commitment. For the following step, the Notary must collect various documents such as the entitlement of the parties, the mortgage situation and even the property verification. He will draw up the deeds, the tax due and the registration of the names of the new owners in the Spanish property register and tax register. On completion of the sale of the real estate, the title deeds are registered with local land registry enabling the title to transfer to the new owner.
Before any purchase, it is encouraged to contact a professional of the real-estate market in the area to know the different steps of the buying process.
This is the coldest and most humid period, although the months of October and November are quite warm. From December to February the temperatures are falling and the precipitations appear. It is a pleasant season to avoid the masses of tourists.
Temperatures rise slowly, even though April remains quite mild. However as early as May, the temperatures become hot, seeing very hot at the arrival of the month of June. The climate is hot and dry and rainfall is low until September.
It is the driest and most frequented season. The archipelago is taken by storm by tourists from all over the world, who come to enjoy the festive atmosphere of Ibiza and Palma de Mallorca. It is hot and dry with little rain.
The Serra de Tramuntana offers one of the most beautiful landscapes of the island and the cultural landscape has been listed as UNESCO world heritage. The Serra de Tramuntana is a mountain range which stretches along the North west coast of the island of Mallorca. Puig Major is the highest summit of this range. From the nice village of Valldemossa to the elegant town of Deià built with red bricks, the road provides breathtaking views of the countryside. If you continue on your way, you will admire the spectacular Fornalutx Valley and reach the winding road of Sa Calobra which is home to an exceptional cove. End your trip in Cap de Formentor, which looks like the edge of the world.
The Ruins of Pollentia represent a fascinating site of the former Roman city of Pollentia, which is situated outside the Alcúdia remparts. Created in 123 BC, Pollentia was the main Roman city in Mallorca and this is the major archaeological site of the island. Nowadays, the ruins include a theater and the Roman Forum, which are well preserved. You can end your visit exploring the museum that displays the interesting history of these ruins.
Situated in the south east of the island, the Mondragó Natural Park allows to admire the stunning wildfire and flora of the island. The large walls of dry stones and mills create a natural and rustic charm. You can discover the beautiful birds and the exceptional landscape or choose to relax on one of the wonderful beaches with crystal blue waters of the park, such as the Cala Mondragó beach.
The Balearic Islands is an archipelago in the Mediterranean see situated on the East side of Spain. There are eleven small islands and four main islands, which are Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The archipelago is situated at 88 kilometers away from the Iberian Peninsula. Since 1978, this set of islands is an autonomous community with more than one million inhabitants. The capital of the Balearic Islands is Palma de Mallorca, located on the main island. Famous for its sandy white beaches, its sunny days, its gastronomy as well as its unrivalled parties, these islands welcome every year millions of tourists. However, the Balearic Islands have succeeded in keeping its true identity. Away from upscale ...