Son Ferrer

Orientation & Geography

Europe, Spain, Balearic Islands

Son Ferrer is a new village in the municipality of Calvià on the island of Majorca, part of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands. Son Ferrer is located about 20 km (12 mi) from the capital, Palma de Mallorca. Its neighbors include La Porrassa to the east, El Toro to the west, Santa Ponsa to the northwest, and the forested area of Cala Figuera. Son Ferrer is surrounded by forests of pine and is adjacent to farms. It is divided into two zones, a commercial area and a residential area. The census in 2008 was 5666 inhabitants. Amenities include a community swimming pool built in 2008, and a golf course to the south and west near the Puig de Saragossa. Paseo Calviá, a promenade of the municipality, passes through Son Ferrer. A peculiarity of the town is that every street except for one, the Ca'n Ferrer, is named after a bird. Commercial streets carry names of large birds, while the residential areas have small bird street names. The town has its own football team, CF Son Ferrer.