The charming urbanisation of Bunyola is situated in the northwest of the island, very close to the tunnel to Sóller. The village itself consists of two streets surrounded by nature, one that runs inland and connects Bunyola with Santa Maria and the other that goes into the well-known mountains towards Alaró and Orient. On the other hand, Bunyola has a charming atmosphere, traditional bars and a dreamlike landscape all around.
Bunyola is undoubtedly a very peaceful and popular destination on the island, as it is only 24 kilometres from Palma. It has been able to develop and offer all kinds of tourist services. Nowadays, it has become one of the largest municipalities in Mallorca, with a population of 6,000 inhabitants. Even so, it stands out for its natural spaces, its large forests and fantastic traditional architecture.
Strolling through the streets of Bunyola is one of the main attractions for both its inhabitants and visitors to the municipality. In Bunyola, you can't help but be amazed by the traditional stone houses, built to perfection, so that nowadays, it offers an impressive atmosphere full of flowers cultivated by the locals who live in these seductive narrow streets.
Bunyola is also synonymous with small shops, Km 0 products and ecological production. In its shops and restaurants you will find the best typical Mallorcan and seasonal products.
GOOD TO KNOW ABOUT Living in Bunyola
Catalan, in its dialectal variety called Mallorcan.
Official languages: Catalan and Spanish.
Bunyola Station (Sóller Railway)
DISTANCES FROM THE CENTRE
30 km to the Airport (Son Sant Joan)
10 Km to Playa de Sóller
20 Km to Playa de Deià
24 Km to the Port of Palma
23 Km to the beach of Valldemossa
52 Km to Alcúdia
60 Km to Pollença
Ceip Mestre Colom, Escola Infantil de Bunyola, University of the Balearic Islands
Tourism and agriculture
Golf Son Termes
Golf Son Muntaner
Golf Son Quint
WHAT TO SEE IN BUNYOLA: HISTORY, ART AND CULTURE
The residential area of Bunyola has many options to visit and enjoy, mountain peaks, forests, impressive mansions, a parish church, charming narrow streets and a delightful market square that undoubtedly characterise this town at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains.
It is also important to mention the historic house of Alfabia, which is very close to Bunyola and was once the home of the Moorish viceroy of Mallorca, Ben-Abet. The beautiful gardens of the Alfabia have an impressive charm and boast numerous footpaths and a peaceful, nature-filled atmosphere. The house itself is a mixture of Moorish, Gothic and even English style, but also has Baroque and Renaissance influences.
About 5 km from Bunyola is the beautiful and traditional Finca Son Amar, which today is one of the most modern and perfect places for an afternoon or evening of entertainment, offering dinners and shows combining live music, impressive dance choreographies and acrobatics.
ACTIVITIES AND NATURE IN BUNYOLA
Bunyola is one of the most charming mountain municipalities on the island of Mallorca. Located at the foot of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, declared a World Heritage Site, it combines impressive landscapes, culture, tradition and nature.
It is a haven of peace, natural, magical and authentic. The best known and most visited places in Bunyola are its hiking trails and nature excursions. Some routes start from the village itself, such as the route to Puig Gros, the route to Puig de Sa Font, and many more.
Besides, in the same municipality of Bunyola you will also find one of the most charming mountain villages in Mallorca: Orient. With only 30 inhabitants, Orient is an ideal destination for strolling and discovering the surroundings.
The forests surrounding Bunyola also have a special charm, as do the astonishing fincas. One of the most beloved and emblematic of the area is the Finca Sa Comuna.
BUYING A PROPERTY IN BUNYOLA
The properties for sale in Bunyola include a wide variety of properties ranging from 400.000 euros to 2 million euros. On the one hand, marvelous houses are located in the surroundings to enjoy a magical, traditional and cultural environment. On the other hand, there are houses in the center of the village to enjoy a traditional and well located habitat. And above all, around the most natural environment.
The properties for sale in the urbanization of Bunyola have the perfect combination of traditional and emblematic. Every visitor is amazed by the streets, surrounded by nature and Mallorcan tradition. Without a doubt, Bunyola is one of those perfect destinations. An ideal place to live.
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