Artà is a typical Majorcan town with 6500 residences. Most of them are locals.
The name Artà was already mentioned in 1232, and is derived from the word “gertan”, meaning ‘garden’. The town’s landmark is the Kalvarienberg with its church San Salvador.
The surroundings of Artà present a large variety of natural beaches, like; Cala Torta, Cala Mesquida and Sa Canova playa virgin. The park Ilevant, is also part of Artà’s community. With an area of 1670 hectare, vegetation and fauna is versatile. The yacht harbor is situated in the neighboring town of Colonia St. Pere, about 9 km from Artà.