What is it like to live in Arta? A true jewel of the Balearic Islands

Spain is one of the most popular touristic destinations in the world, with thousands of tourists each year who come to enjoy its warm climate, its vibrant culture and its dream beaches. In addition, the country offers a wide range of options for travelers, from history and art in cities like Madrid and Barcelona, to the beautiful coastlines of the Balearic Islands, which are a group of islands located in the Mediterranean Sea east of the Iberian Peninsula.

In this group of islands is the Island of Majorca, whose town, Arta, has a lot to offer you. Arta is known for its calm environment and its beautiful natural landscape, which includes mountains and sandy beaches.

In addition, Arta offers a large number of outdoor activities, such as hiking, cycling and watersports, which makes it a perfect place for those looking for a relaxing holiday in contact with nature. We are going to learn more about this place and, above all, what is it like to live in Arta.

Vues depuis le phare de Capdepera, à environ 8 kilomètres d'Artà

Living in Arta ABC: Everything you need to know

It is a small city in the north of the Majorca Island of great tourist interest to which people from all over the world come during vacation times. In this way, whether you like the movement of people, or you’d rather the natural, beach environment and without too much people, Arta is a town that can easily adapt to you. Next, we present some of the particularities that are appreciated to a greater extent in Arta:

Peaceful Environment and natural landscape of Artá

When it comes to green areas, this small community has some of the most beautiful gardens and landscapes to visit. The Llevant Natural Park is one of them, being the most important in Mallorca and offering a great variety of landscapes, from virgin beaches to mountain areas.

Near this beautiful forest is located our Beautiful house C1330, fully renovated, with a large 50 m2 patio full of life, a beautiful terrace and all the common spaces to live comfortably. Now, if you want something more coastal, and close to a highly popular beach such as Cala Millor, our Oil Mill Farm can convince you to stay and live in this town in Majorca. 

It is a 14 hectares landplot (C1329) very close to the Bay of Canyamel with an old touch, but in perfect condition. 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and being fully equipped may convince you to rent it and start a new business, or enjoy your life on the island, or as a luxury during vacation seasons. 

Historical and cultural heritage of Arta

Arta is a rich history and cultural heritage town, and it is possible to find ancient buildings and monuments dating back several centuries. The church of Santa María is one of the most emblematic buildings in the town and is an example of Majorcan Gothic architecture. The best thing is that there are properties available just a two-minute walk from the city center, that is, you would be outside the typical hustle and bustle of the city center, but not so far away to worry about last-minute shopping or some emergency. 

Fortunately, we got a special land (C1391) specially chosen for you with features that cover all comfort parameters. 56 square meters of living space, two large double rooms, a modern 8 square meter laundry room and a cozy 31 square meter porch is what we offer you to live practically in the center of Arta.

Important events and festivals that take place in Arta during the year

Arta has a rich cultural tradition and many festivities and events throughout the year. Some of the most outstanding festivities in Arta are:

  • La Festa de Sant Antóni: Sant Antón is celebrated in the month of January and is known for being a procession with torches, very colorful at night.
  • Festes de Sant Salvador: La Festa Major is one of the biggest festivals of the city and is held August. The festival includes live music, traditional dance performances, sports competitions, and a parade of carriages.

Naturally, you have to live in Arta or near the center to enjoy all these festivals.

Another lower budget option for you is a strategically located property , the C1336 It is located in a peacefull area in the center of town, with an area of 70 m2 and a patio of about 60 m2. It is a bright house with the possibility of expansion and best of all, you will not miss all the festivities that are held annually in this area.

Ancient Town of Arta: One of the best places to live in Majorca Island.

The nightlife in the Ancient Town of Arta is vibrant and full of life, with a wide range of options for all tastes. In the heart of the old town, you’ll find plenty of bars and restaurants offering unique party and entertainment experiences, with live music to keep you amused.

In addition, the old town is home to a large number of restaurants and cafes, offering a wide range of culinary options, from typical Mallorcan dishes to delicious international dishes. There are options for all budgets, from budget venues to sophisticated places for a special dining night.

This house in the Ancient Town of Arta brings an unique opportunity for those who are looking for a reform project. With a 350 m2 area on a plot of 179 m2, the main house has a spacious entrance, two bedrooms, a living room, a renovated kitchen and a glazed room that overlooks the patio.

The outskirts of Arta: calm, nature and touches of Gothic architecture

By leaving the town, you will find a landscape made of mountains and green fields that are simply spectacular. Nature is abundant in Arta and it is an ideal place for those who enjoy the calm and beauty of the countryside.

Also, on the outskirts of Arta, there are several trails and hiking trails, which makes it a popular destination for nature and outdoor lovers. From here, you can admire impressive views of the coast of Mallorca and the Artà’s Mountain Range.

Of course we have a property for sale in this place. A beautiful rustic farm located on the outskirts of Artá, which is an oasis of tranquility and privacy.

It’s located in a landplot of 10,851 m2. It has an interior space of 104 m2 with a charming typical Mallorcan decoration. The entrance is a large hall that leads to the rustic kitchen, with a closed fireplace and large spaces for cooking.

Is it worth living in Artà?

In the end, Artà is a city full of history, beauty and culture on the island of Mallorca. With an old town full of history and charming nightlife and a quiet and relaxing rural setting on its outskirts, Artà offers a perfect balance between the comfort of urban life and the tranquility of country life. Furthermore, the city has a wide range of services, facilities and real estate opportunities to enjoy the sun, the sea and nature, which makes it an ideal place to live. With its welcoming atmosphere and authentic spirit, Artà is a jewel of the island that is certainly worth discovering.

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