Actress Alexandra Rapaport is relaxing in Mallorca with her family.
The fifth season of the popular TV series ”Mother Goose” – ”Gåsmamman”, begins this autumn, with Alexandra in the lead as Sonja. Mallorca has played a part too.
”We filmed the Colombia scenes in Mallorca”, says Alexandra Rapaport.
Imagine. There is a dream fortress, ace hotels, top quality fincas and de luxe villas all over Mallorca.
All are to die for. And for sale!
Bold and colourful describes her fabulous style.
Meet Ingela Gyllenkrok, artist and interior designer.
Bright, shiny and ready to roll – Palma’s new boutique hotel.
Below you can check out the progress since our first visit when Ralf Thalén, head of business development at Nobis, invited us in April.
What a transformation!
What patience this fabulous wedding couple have had!
Cecilia and Dennis from Sweden decided to fight for their wedding and won over the Covid rules.
They got married at gorgeous Son Marroig on June 12th! Congratulations!
Fully healed – Katarina no longer has breast cancer.
In her new book ”I will get through this” she shares how she supported her healing process.
Palma International Boat Show – June 3 to 6 – is back after the pandemic hiatus with 227 exhibitors and more than 185 boats in the sea.
Loads of lovely yachts, of course, and with Estate Mallorca Magazine on the radio!
The lack of flights never stopped property buyers during the pandemic.
They came to Mallorca in private planes and chartered aircraft.
”About 90 percent of those who visited Mallorca to view real estate when travelling was at its lowest, ended up buying”, says Hans Lenz, Managing Director of Engel & Völkers, Mallorca Southwest.
It’s been a hectic Mallorca trip with visits to fincas, hotels and ceremony venues for two days.
But Sandie Piron and Steven Boisdefer from France found their wedding dream! ”We are so happy with our choices”, they said after the tasting.
What makes a wedding venue popular?
Great views, charming gardens, great owners and a fab finca tick all the boxes. And this orange valley dream has it all.
Two floors with a connecting staircase, one terrace, two balconies and heavenly sea views!
This Port de Pollenca apartment of 124 square metres has the best location and wonderful possibilities. Buy it here!
The explorer Christopher Columbus, who opened America to European colonisation, may have come from Mallorca.
”Farm on the mountain” is one of the oldest farms in Mallorca.
It has 72 hectares and a wonderful vineyard of soon-to-be Anima Negra wines.
No more butterflies. Having a warm, caring and capable wedding celebrant run your wedding ceremony is vitally important.
”We help our couples relax and make sure their essence is part of the love celebration”, says Claire Hyde, wedding celebrant, Distinctive Ceremonies Mallorca.
The best medicine is LOVE!
TV presenter Martina Hirschmeier from Germany gives Estate Mallorca Magazine’s readers tips on how to stay healthy and happy.
”Falling in love is miraculous! In that blissful state our frequency is very healing”, says Martina.
Buy a 519 metre high mountain with 960.000 m2 of land near Alaró!
A large finca with 10 bedrooms, several dining rooms and a kitchen is located there, with a separate hunting lodge in the mountains too. Stunning!
When the Moors ruled over Mallorca it was one of the most fertile pieces of land.
Today Son Togores is just as magnificent as it was back in the days of the counts, damsels and conquerors. But now the world travels here from afar to enjoy it!
The founder of the hair products Maria Nila, Ann Wikström Mogliani, loves her new life painting in Palma de Mallorca. Ann’s road from devastation to happiness is very inspiring.
”To me it’s a miracle that grief can be turned into success”, says Ann.
Discover a fabulous Penthouse apartment with a separate pool terrace just a stone’s throw away from the luxury yacht marina Puerto Portals in Mallorca.
Buy it here!
Having fun is still legitimate. Padel is the most beloved of folk sports on the island.
Enjoy a good game and make more pals – join EMM’s outdoor Saturday Padel Group.
It only takes once. Our test panel tells us it’s totally addictive, yet healthy and fun.
Mallorca’s expanding filmworld is busy creating a fascinating TV series about a beer garden owner, his son and an employee, who were murdered in Palma in 1997.
Was it drug dealers, the maffia or a jealous woman that did it?
Mallorca is perfect for making films! The Mallorca Film Commission, and other local authorities, support the industry very well indeed.
Find out more about all the film plans, and meet one of the stars who is instrumental in the support of all the local actors.
Have you fallen under their spell yet? Watch out, Mallorca’s amazing finca ‘possessiós’ will capture your heart.
You may want to move here to explore them!
There are only a few studios in Europe that have made it.
The first studio in Spain to fulfill the US regulations for recording talent in movie post production is Palma Music Studios in Mallorca. ”We are very proud!”, says their CEO Fredrik Thomander.
The world of travelling is changing. In authentic experiential travel you step off the beaten track and immerse yourself in culture, wellness and nature.
Trendy living now offers environment friendly options.
Check out the new craze, amazing and elegant tents!
“Living in luxury tents in secluded places is becoming very popular”!
SaveTheMed aims at changing the collective human behaviour.
“We can do it together – if we don’t it will be game over”, says Brad Robertson, president of SaveTheMed in the Balearics
While the world has been in lockdown, Anne Elina Turunen has been building a business in Palma trying to work around obstacles to lend people a helping hand.
A fun showroom, guided tours following the restrictions and video promotion are just a few of her business ideas to assist others.
Visit gourmet heaven. Stars are raining over Mallorca and making food excel all over the island. British chef Marc Fosh has been creating delicious cuisine in Mallorca for more than 20 years.
Now he reigns at Marc Fosh restaurant with a Michelin star in the several centuries old monastery-turned-hotel Convent de la Missió.
Go local! Exploring Mallorca is a lot of fun. Take the bus, bike, car or go hiking and make sure to ask the locals where to have lunch. It is a varied and fun way of getting to know the local eateries.
Start participating in our Village Food bank of tips for local restaurants.
A controversial genius from Mallorca founded many of California’s most cherished cities.
We have walked in the Franciscan monk friar Junipero Serra’s footprints in his home town Petra on the island of Mallorca.
In London Simon Rees worked with first banking, and later in property development – always leading a glamorous life.
When he was lured to go to Mallorca he decided to continue his lifestyle.
But over here his clients are dogs. And they get to spend quality time in the lap of luxury!
Chef Ronny Portulidis, originally from Greece, is taking on the challenge to make events more sustainable in Mallorca.
He urges other event companies than Duke catering to do the same. ”Serving plated courses can drastically reduce the food resources needed, and also the price, says Ronny.
‘La Seu” is enigmatic and beautiful. Palma’s amazing Cathedral is surrounded with interesting historic facts and exciting legends.
And there is a mystery about the Cathedral too. Find out more in Estate Mallorca Magazine.
Mallorca’s north western coast was the island’s first celebrity magnet.
The poet Robert Graves invited actress Ava Gardner to Deià, and after that more and more Hollywood professionals followed her to the island and ”The Beverly Hills Hotel of Mallorca”. Lots of stars are like us and long time Valldemossa homeowner Michael Douglas – they love Mallorca.
Have you ever dreamt of owning your own finca?
This lovely estate with six bedrooms and a zen-like atmosphere in Santa María is a golden opportunity. Buy it here!
Chef Kevin Becker at Fosh catering is keen about going back to our roots.
”The farmland at finca Son Mir has become very important for our vegetarian menu”, says Kevin, and shows us some of the culinary heights growing there.
He has won many prestigious photo awards, and is still down to earth and humble.
Victor Lax began in photo journalism and created his own style of wedding documentary. His photos started a new artform. Meet him here!
He is known as ”Miguel”.
He arrived from a Swedish island called Gotland some thirty years ago.
He went for a stroll close to the bar Abaco in Palma’s Old Town, popular then too despite the murky corners around it. He saw a stunning 15th and 16th century palace that was for sale, bought it and became a Mallorquin businessman.
Their goal is to make our island a green inspiration to the rest of the world.
”On Wall Street, analysts think a 25 percent gain is good. Here we get 1000 times more in yield via one single papaya that I bought at Aldi”, says Christer Söderberg, environment activist.
Entrepreneur Mikael Hall at Can Bordoy and Christer Söderberg are both keen to create self-sufficient green projects here.