Majorca Property News

Real Estate Majorca: Holiday homes on Majorca as good as fully booked.

Mallorca has claimed as a location for holiday homes and holiday destination as its status as number 1. For years in the same period were not as many properties sold on the largest island of the Balearic Islands in the first three months 2011th Thus, the identical tenor of all real estate brokers.

Also as holiday resort remains the island's attraction as ever. High-quality villas and holiday country houses in good locations are already in January for the summer months completely booked. This is confirmed by all the leading agencies. As the Mallorca newspaper reported in its latest edition is also the Easter sales in splendid villas, hotels, and Agroturismo Mallorca are well frequented. (See article below).

Hotel owners in Mallorca look, not euphoric, but still positive voted against the Easter week. 75 percent of capacity was utilized, the chairman of the Hotel Association of Palma Nova-Magaluf, Sebastià Darder, on Monday (21.3.). The hotels were fully booked in Illetas, Palma Nova distortion but only an occupancy rate of 49 percent. Peguera has a capacity of 78 percent, Santa Ponsa from 57 percent. "The development is better than last year, so we can talk of cautious optimism," said Darder. "For the summer there are more bookings."

Other Hotels Association spokesman also expressed more caution to the Easter holidays. The authority responsible for the area of ​​Portals Nous, Bendinat chairman Joana Maria Kohnen spoke of a "normal" usage. Of euphoria can be no question. Antoni Roses Association of Hotel Santa Ponsa looked forward happy about the "German market", which this year is stronger. The English were a bit travel-happy than 2010. Make him put the Irishman, because of the serious economic problems in their country is not expected in such great numbers as to come to Mallorca.

Much more positive the market is moving by ship tourists. On the largest fair in the world cruise in Miami on Monday was given the uncertain political situation in North Africa from 1.5 million expected visitors to the Balearic Islands in this year's speech. 549 plays alone would create ships in Palma, it said. These were 4.5 percent more than 2010.

Meanwhile on Monday, work began to build a new quay in the port of Palma. The 380-meter building will be completed in 15 months and provide berths for five cruise ships simultaneously.