Natural-swimming-bays, family-swimming-bays and rocky coastlines characterize the picture of the east coast of Mallorca. Fjord-like bays and turquoise water attract locals and tourists alike. You can enjoy the Mediterranean lifestyle to its fullest. Stroll for example through the coastal town of Portocolom. Enjoy fresh fish in this small fishing town, dine comfortably with locals and afterwards let yourself be led from the spirit of life through the old town.
A little further south, around Cala d’Or, golden-yellow beaches, framed by pine groves, wait for you. Wild cliffs complete the diversity of Mallorca's east coast. The nature reserve "Parc Natural de Mondrago" is due to uncultivated terrain and crystal clear water a natural ecosystem.
Whether you want to spend your free time on the golf course, hiking, or with a mountain- bike on forest and field paths, or on the old railway track which brings you from Manacor to Artà, all round the year you find a large variety of things to do.
A little further inland
Manacor, as largest city in the south east of Mallorca, and second largest city of Mallorca, is not just known as the pearl capital, but also has a great infrastructure.
Rafael Nadal, a native of Manacor, has opened an international tennis academy, The Rafael Nadal Academy.
Integrated in this sport center is the American International School of Mallorca (AISM). The school offers children from 12 to 18 years a sound school education and is focused on encouraging individual strengths. Classes are held in English, by native speakers, which ensures a perfect linguistic education.
Not far away you can find Felanitx. This small town attracts interest visitors with its church Sant Miguel, and the monastery of Sant Salvador. On the 509 meter high Puig de Sant Salvador you can enjoy an unique panoramic view over the island.
Apart from several harbours which provide boat trips, the east of Mallorca offers many more possibilities. Watersking, Stand-Up-Paddle or diving are just a few of the large range of water sports.
Hiking paths and historical sites are waiting to be explored. Golf lovers can find close to Portocolom (a harbor-town with the largest natural- harbor in Mallorca) a great 18-hole golf course with a spectacular sea view.
The whole east of Mallorca has a strong and connecting working infrastructure. Diverse small and large grocery stores and weekly markets provide everything that the culinary heart desires. And this are completed by the large offer of restaurants at the coast and in the cities. Enjoy for example the classical Mallorcan "Menu del día (inexpensive Menu of the day)" in the local bars.
Language-centres help to improve your Spanish and / or Catalan, to soon enjoy together with the Mallorcans the several parties.
The whole year round, the east of the island offers you everything you could wish for to feel comfortable and welcome.
The medical and hospital network is well provided and in case of an emergency a rapid response is guaranteed.
This is true also for kindergartens and schools as well as many possibilities to encourage your children in almost every area.
Make the decision and purchase a real estate in east of Mallorca, and you will be able to enjoy all the advantages of the island.
The mantra of the east is:
"Don't only be in Spain, but in the middle with the Spaniards!"