Majorca – Why it’s the Mediterranean dream destination
Book your flights to the island of Majorca and experience an island paradise that moves to the beat of its own drum. This destination is known to many for its stunning sandy beaches and turquoise waters that wrap around a meandering coastline, eternally bathed in that warm Spanish sunlight. However, you will find much more than this during your holiday to Majorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands. The cosmopolitan, architecturally delightful capital city of Palma is the perfect place to enjoy some typical gastronomic delights while exploring this historic treasure. To the north and east of Majorca you can find the more relaxed, family orientated resorts, such as Alcudia, Ca’n Picafort and Cala Millor, all offering blue flag beaches, top quality hotel complexes and plenty to entertain even the most discerning tourist. So with ever-present inexpensive flights and hotels on offer in Majorca all year round, come and discover why this jewel in the Mediterranean’s crown is so special.
Palma de Majorca
Jump back in time and explore one of Spain’s greatest architectural masterpieces. La Seu or Palma Cathedral is the imposing focal point of this bustling capital and although you may be tempted to just appreciate the building itself, a venture inside is highly recommended with the gothic style and celebrated artwork all part of what makes this place so special.
Described in many a guide as the Mediterranean’s answer to the Caribbean, this unspoilt beach on the south coast is a must-see when booking your holiday to Majorca. Over 2km of pure white sand that is only occasionally interrupted by a beach bar, it never fails to impress and to top up that tan.
GR221 Dry stone route
For those looking for something a little different, book a flight to Majorca and start the famous walk that carves a path across the entire length of the undulating Serra Tramuntana and provides a 135km hike that can be tackled in stages or in one fowl swoop depending on your experience. An unforgettable adventure marked along the way by azure views that only Majorca can offer.
- Language: Spanish (English widely spoken)
- Currency: Euros
- Local time: GMT/BST +1 hour
- Annual weather average high: August - 25°C
- Annual weather average low: January - 10°C
- Palma de Majorca airport is located just 8km from Palma city centre
- Palma Intermodal Station has bus and train links to the rest of the island