From late January until March, something very magical takes place in Mallorca. The rolling hills and landscapes of the island’s countryside are covered in a white blanket of beautiful delicate flowers, known as the almond blossom. This incredible phenomenon on this Mediterranean island attracts masses from around the world who want to witness first-hand its distinctive beauty. At Pollentia Properties, our real estate agency in Pollensa, we have an extensive catalogue of properties which would be the perfect starting point for enjoying the almond blossom in February. Keep reading to discover all the details!
Experiencing the pleasure of seeing the almond blossom in Mallorca with your own eyes instantly transports you into something straight out of a fairy tale, much like the origins of this special event. Depending on who you ask and where you search, you will discover a series of romantic and whimsical stories featuring heroic kings and epic battles of how the almond trees reached Mallorca. Although their exact origin is unknown it is believed that the Romans brought them here from China. With one of our properties for sale in Mallorca, year after year you will be able to enjoy this amazing explosion of nature.
Due to Mallorca’s mild and gentle microclimate, the island offers the perfect conditions for these almond trees to blossom. As its name suggests, these trees produce the almond fruit, although they are often mistaken for a type of nut. Locals take advantage of this time of year to practice a very old ritual and begin baking traditional almond cakes which they serve with home made almond ice cream. With one of our properties for sale in Mallorca you could be part of this yearly tradition.
With around 4 million almond trees on the island of Mallorca, it is internationally known for being among the best almond blossoms in the world, prompting many visitors to head to Mallorca in February. Although the entire island is filled with these breath-taking trees, the best areas to see this spectacle of nature are: Bunyola, Lloseta, Marratxí, Sant Llorenç, Santa Maria, Selva and Sencelles. This enchanting scenery has also been the inspiration for many well-known painters and has been captured by millions of photographers.
When you buy a property for sale in Mallorca, you will find a series of incredible hiking trails and cycling routes for your enjoyment across the island. It will interest you to know that there are a large number of routes available for all those who want to see the almond blossom whilst also getting some exercise in the fresh air.
If you would like to enjoy this unforgettable time of year with your own property in Mallorca, don’t hesitate to contact our highly experienced team of real estate experts who will help you to find the property in Mallorca which is best suited to your tastes and needs. Contact us now, you won’t regret it!Back to Blog