Living in Spain: Barcelona, Mallorca Ibiza & Co. Real estate on the coast

Living in Spain: Spain is probably the favorite country of the Germans when it comes to sun, beach and sea. Even when it comes to the question of buying a holiday home on the coast, the Spanish sun attracts many in particular. Due to the offer on the mainland and especially the many islands, you will certainly find what you are looking for in Spain and on the Balearic Islands. We present you here the best areas to live. No matter if Mallorca, Ibiza or Barcelona. Find out about the most affluent and luxurious places, their advantages, leisure activities, surroundings and, above all, the cost of a property in each neighbourhood. Invest in a holiday home on the coast and enjoy the sea air. Here you’ll find all the essential information about Spain and the islands that will take that holiday feeling to the extreme.

Barcelona, Mallorca, Ibiza & Co. – The most beautiful places in Spain

If you are currently looking for a property on the coast, Spain would be ideal for you. In addition to places on the mainland, the country has some beautiful islands with stunning houses, apartments or villas. In this article you will get an overview of the most beautiful places like Barcelona, Mallorca or the jewel of Spain: Formentera. We’ve done the research for you and found the best places to live. Do you prefer the city of Barcelona? The luxury and party lifestyle in Ibiza or do you prefer it quieter in Formentera? Here you will find all the facts about the top. 5 places in Spain! Read in and find the ideal location for your holiday home.

Living in Barcelona, Palma & Co? – Living in Spain

You already have a precise idea of your dream island/city or would like to get detailed information about the individual areas? Here you can find further articles about the respective places:

Barcelona: metropolis with beach on the Spanish mainland

Barcelona is a city with over a million inhabitants in Spain and is located in the northeast of the country. The city is located directly on the Mediterranean Sea and has its own airport (BCN). Barcelona has an area of 101.9 km² and 1.6 million people live in the city center. Including the neighbouring districts, the population rises to a full 5.6 million people. The big city is a metropolis in Europe and especially known for its art and architecture scene. Real estate in Barcelona is also highly sought after. The most affluent districts include Eixample, Les Cortes and Sarrià-Sant Gervasi.

  • Population: 1.6 million
  • Area: 101.9 km²

Eixample: expensive real estate in the trendy district of Barcelona

The Eixample district is particularly affluent and stands out for its ideal location, exceptional architecture and a special art scene. The district is located in the middle of Barcelona and you are, depending on the location, in a few minutes at the airport BCN or at the beach. Eixample is above all a first-class residential and shopping area in Barcelona and has a lot to offer. Besides some designer shops, you will also find a distinct art scene, the best restaurants and extraordinary architecture. Those who own a villa or a penthouse here have a lot of privacy and, above all, security, which is why this district is particularly popular.

  • Price for a villa: 2 million to 3.5 million.
  • Price for a penthouse: 500.000 to 2 Mio.

Les Cortes: residential and business district with shopping facilities

The Les Corts district is a very affluent residential and commercial area in Barcelona and is located in the northwest of the city centre. Also from here you will be very centrally located with a property and quickly be at all important places such as the airport or the stand. Les Cortes is surrounded by skyscrapers and office buildings. There are also two large shopping centers including designer boutiques and dining options such as sushi or tapas.

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Mallorca: Real estate on the popular Balearic island

Mallorca is probably the most popular Balearic island of the German it is a dream of many to own a holiday home here. Especially in Mallorca there are some luxurious and exclusive neighborhoods including golf courses, marina, boutiques and the most beautiful beaches. When buying a luxury property, one should in any case value peace, security and privacy. Here we show you which neighbourhoods are best to look at and where it is best to live.

Real estate in the noble district of Son Vida: villas, golf & beaches

Son Vida is known as a posh area near the island’s capital Palma de Mallorca and is considered one of the most expensive and exclusive residential areas in the whole of Europe. The village is located in the south of the island and west of the capital at the foot of the Tramontana mountains. In 15 minutes you can reach the city centre of Palma and in about 20 minutes the airport PMI. Pass the time on one of the three golf courses or in the expensive marina “Puerto Portals”. Enjoy your luxury lifestyle in your property in Son Vida Hills.

Price for a property: 2 million to 22 million euros

Puerto de Andratx: private properties with impressive views

Porte de Andratx is a seaside town, located in the southwest of the island and the expensive properties are some of the highest in Mallorca. The town is about half an hour from the city of Palma and PMI airport. Many of the properties have large plots, infinity pools, modern architecture and impressive views over the sea. Also in this town you will find a golf course, high class restaurants, bars, boutiques and a yacht club. Puerto de Andratx is not a tourist resort and the society is considered particularly colorful. Because of this, celebrities such as Brad Pitt or ABBA singer Anni-Gried Lingstand also have a property in this place.

  • Beautiful landscape
  • Cultural society
  • International. many celebrities
  • Quiet and private

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Palma de Mallorca: Real estate in a special location on the beach

Palma de Mallorca is the capital of Mallorca and is located in the southwest of the island. Besides some famous sights, shopping and restaurants, you will also find the airport PMI in this city, from which you can arrive and depart. Especially in Palma you will find some exclusive neighbourhoods with different societies, lifestyles and a mixed culture. Here we present some of these neighbourhoods and places so that you can make the perfect choice for the location of your property.

Santa Catalina: up-and-coming trendy district with mixed culture

Santa Catalina is known as Palma’s trendy neighbourhood and has become increasingly attractive for couples and young families in recent years. In this district of Palma you will find a varied offer of cultural events and leisure activities to live out your personal lifestyle. Santa Catalina is located to the west of the city centre and you can be in the city centre in a few minutes. The focal point of the neighbourhood is an indoor market, which is a traditional feature of the city and a cultural meeting place.

Around this hall you can find various shops, bars or restaurants with international specialties. It is modernized and renovated more and more, which is why the society here is becoming more and more prosperous.

  • Price villa: 1 million to 2.5 million euros
  • Price penthouse: 600,000 to 1.5 million euros

Portixol: Real estate hotspot and cultural meeting place

The district of Portixol of Palma was once a poor fishing village and has established itself in recent decades as a trendy real estate hotspot. Located to the east of the island’s capital, it has an ideal location and accessibility. The neighbourhood has a very unique and liberal atmosphere and is considered a cultural meeting place for locals and visitors alike. The society and architecture is diverse and international. Here you will find a small, exclusive marina as well as designer shops, beach clubs and high-priced restaurants.

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Ibiza: exclusive and expensive real estate on the Balearic island

Ibiza is known worldwide as a luxury and party island. Here you can meet many celebrities, DJs and stars and party with them in the hottest clubs on the island. But what else is behind the party island and what does it have to offer? Ibiza belongs to the Balearic Islands, is located in the Mediterranean Sea and can be found east of Spain. Here we present the wealthiest and most exclusive residential areas and show you where you can find properties away from the party tourism and with a lot of privacy.

  • Population: 148,000
  • Area: 573 km²

Talamanca: Real estate in ideal location and many leisure possibilities

Talamanca is a small town on Ibiza and is located northwest of the island’s capital Eivissa. You can reach it in 15 minutes by foot. In addition, the airport IBZ can be reached in 10 minutes by car. Also the 800 meter long sandy beach with turquoise water is very well known and is one of the biggest on the island. There is a wide selection of restaurants, cafes, water sports and a beach club.

Talamanca is considered a recreational place and tourism is not very pronounced. During the day you can relax in the sun and have lunch. During the evening hours you have the possibility to visit a high class restaurant and start the nightlife. The famous club “Pacha” is only about 10 minutes away.

Sant Josep de sa Talaia: private and prosperous municipality

The village of Sant Josep is one of the richest municipalities in Ibiza and is considered a hotspot for the elite. The village is located in the southwest of the island and is about 15 kilometres from the island’s capital. Sant Josep is located at the foot of the mountain “sa Talaia de Sant Josep” and properties on the mountain offer a beautiful view of the sea and the island. If you are currently looking for a suitable luxury property, it would be advisable to take a look at what is on offer in Sant Josep. Surrounded by the most affluent people, this municipality offers you the chance to relax and enjoy some private days on the island.

Price for a property: 1.5 to 10 million euros

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Formentera: Holiday home & white beach jewel of Spain

Formentera is an island of the Balearic Islands and is located south of Ibiza. This small island is often called the Caribbean in the Mediterranean and the jewel of Spain. Due to the special landscape and impressive nature, this Formentera is particularly popular. White beaches, turquoise-blue water and few tourists make this jewel. Also the approach is exclusive. As the island does not have its own airport, Formentera can only be reached by sea. For this purpose, several ferries from Ibiza approach the small island every day to transport tourists and locals. The crossing takes about 25 minutes and on the way you will pass between numerous small islands.

  • Population: 12,200
  • Area: 83.2 km²
  • Coastal kilometres: 70
  • Capital of the island: Sant Francesc

La Savina: marina, white beaches and turquoise waters

The port of La Savina is located in the northwest of Formentera and is the place on the island where you arrive or leave the island. Especially in the summer months and high season, there is a lot of coming and going and there is a lot of hustle and bustle around the port. However, if you go further into the island, you will feel the special charm and tranquil atmosphere that Formentera exudes.

In addition to the tourist hub, La Savina also has a large marina with private boats or boats for rent. Furthermore, you will find a wide range of restaurants, bars, boutiques and nature areas. Stroll through the small streets and visit shops or stalls with handmade souvenirs. If you own a boat and want to see the sea, you can leave the marina and sail over to Ibiza, for example.

Conclusion: Where is the best place to live?

You now have an overview of all the major islands and cities in Spain. Now you can decide for yourself where you would like to live or buy a holiday home. Spain has a lot to offer and what could be better than spending a few days, weeks or months on the coast soaking up the sun? If you have a property in one of these locations, you can always visit to holiday or work from. Invest in your holiday home in Spain and enjoy all the benefits that this beautiful country has to offer.

Overview: Top. 5 places in Spain