Many famous people have a house or frequently visit Mallorca, as it is a popular vacation destination known for its beautiful beaches, warm climate, and rich culture. Some notable people who have a house or have been frequently seen in Mallorca include:
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones:
The Hollywood couple own a villa in Mallorca, where they have been known to spend their summers.They own the historic S'Estaca estate in Puerto Valldemossa. Douglas has previously stated that he loves the gorgeous panorama’s of Mallorca and that the island has always held a special place in his heart. The estate, which was previously owned by Habsburg Archduke Ludwig Salvator, features a stunning 19th-century palace with Moorish architecture, offering endless views of the sea.
Sir Richard Branson:
The billionaire businessman and founder of Virgin Group owns a house on the island, where he has been known to host events and parties. Sir Richard Branson has reacquired his magnificent Son Bunyola estate in Banyalbufar, which he had previously sold after being denied permission to construct a luxury hotel. The property boasts an extraordinary view of 5 km of stunning coastline, and it includes a traditional Mallorcan manor house and three country houses that have been recently converted into ultra-luxurious villas with private pools, which can be rented exclusively.
The Spanish tennis player has a house in Mallorca and is often seen visiting the island during the off-season.
The usually private tennis player, Rafael Nadal, recently revealed his beautiful traditional Mallorcan stone chalet in Porto Cristo which is currently undergoing renovations. The chalet is situated on 7,000 square meters of land and is located on the coast. Nadal mentioned that he purchased the property to be near to his parents. Once the renovations are finished, the chalet will be just 3 minutes away from the location where his new yacht will be moored. However, he foresees that this may cause an issue in the summer as children from Manacor will have to cross a portion of his land to access the sea.Nadal had purchased the chalet in 2013 from the heirs of the family who established the iconic Mallorca Cuevas del Drach as an attraction. The property did have an asking price of €5.7 million, however the sporting talent paid €4 million.
The retired German Formula One racing driver has a house on the island, where he has been known to spend time with his family
According to reports, the retired Formula One driver, Michael Schumacher, who is currently recovering from an illness, is currently staying at a luxurious villa in Majorca, which his wife bought three years ago from the president of Real Madrid, Florentino Perez. The 51-year-old, who holds seven world champion titles, has been transferred to the exclusive property on the Las Brisas estate near Andratx in the southwest of the island from his home in Switzerland. The villa, named Villa Yasmin, is said to have been purchased by Corinna Schumacher in 2017.
Felipe VI of Spain :
The King of Spain, who has a palace in Mallorca, and his family frequently visit the island. They own Son Vent, the sumer residence of King Felipe and Queen Letizia, located on the grounds of Marivent Palace.
He tied the knot with the granddaughter of the Duke of Wellington on Mallorca and often goes to visit his in-laws' finca in Campanet.
Boris Becker possess the Son Collestate in Artà, and he states that he finds the country life in a peaceful, rural area charming.
The German model and actress has a house on the island and visits Mallorca frequently This luxurious mansion, boasting 12 bedrooms, offers breathtaking views from its clifftop location in Camp de Mar, on the island of Majorca. Composed of three villas, the estate can be accessed via a private road providing total seclusion and enhanced security.
Experience the lifestyle of previous owner Claudia Schiffer by lounging on the terrace or taking a dip in the infinity pool. The mansion is equipped with underfloor heating for colder months and air conditioning for warmer seasons, as well as automatic irrigation system to keep the expansive gardens lush.
Actress Zoe Saldaña:
One of the stars of the Lioness series currently being filmed in Mallorca, was spotted spending time with her family on Thursday. She was accompanied by her husband, actor Marco Perego, and their three children - Bowie, Zen and Cy Aridio.Famous for her role as Neytiri in the film Avatar: The Sense of Water, Saldaña did not try to conceal her identity and was happy to take a selfie with fans.
Other cast members of the series, including Morgan Freeman, have also been open with the public and have dined at a local restaurant in Palma, Sandro, on multiple occasions and have willingly taken photos with fans. However, it is reported that Nicole Kidman, who is set to arrive in Mallorca soon, has requested additional security measures.
Locations for Lioness will include Son Vida in Palma, Formentor beach and La Fortalesa on the Formentor peninsula, which is already well known as a filming location, such as for The Night manager BBC series. Model Hana Soukupova and her art collector husband Drew Arron recently invested in Alaró, and Irish actor Colm Meany has made Santa Maria his home.
It is reported that Tom Cruise owns a property in Andratx, Mallorca. And Daniel Bruhl known from the Marvel movies and his appearance in James Bond had also been spotted checking for a property.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive, many other celebrities, politicians, business people or sport stars own or visit Mallorca.