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Palma de Mallorca

Mallorca

If only one thing could be said about Mallorca, it is that it is an island of contrasts. Since the trend for holidays abroad really took off in the 1960s, Mallorca has been famous for its beach holidays. However, there is another side to this beautiful place. Northern Europeans can only dream about living in a climate like Mallorca’s, which is why so many travel here. The weather is mild in May and September with temperatures averaging at 18 degrees C and 21 degrees C respectively, peaking in August at an average of 26 degrees C. Swimming in the sea is blissful as it also averages 26 degrees in August. Mallorca is the largest island in the Balearics, which are part of Spain and located in the Mediterranean Sea. Palma is its capital. Other famous holiday destinations in this group of islands include Ibiza and Menorca.


A diverse island

Although Mallorca has long been famed for its beach based holidays, there is far more to it than that. It has quite distinct regions which accommodate all interests and tastes. The south of the island is popular for beach holidays, but head north for a taste of Mallorca’s wilder side. The scenery is more dramatic and the coastal breezes attract windsurfers and sailing enthusiasts alike. The west is a showcase for magnificent cliffs and blue seas, while in the east small deserted beaches abound. What to see and where to go? Sun starved visitors to Mallorca will always want to spend a little time enjoying Mallorca’s wonderful beaches and swimming in a warm sea, but why visit a place and not see what it is really like? Take a look at the attractions on offer.


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Palma Cathedral

This magnificent cathedral should not be missed. The exterior is awe inspiring with its mixture of gothic, neo-gothic and other styles of architecture, while the interior has features by Miquel Barcelo and Antonio Gaudi (famous for La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona). Near the cathedral is the magnificent palace, Palau de l'Almudaina. This was built as an Islamic fort but is now one of the residences of the King of Spain.

City Tour

City Sightseeing tours

City Sightseeing tours by open top bus, this has got to be one of the best ways to orientate in a new place. Popular in cities around the world, they take in all the sights you should not miss. Tickets are valid for 24 hours and you can ‘hop on, hop off’ as many times as you like during this time period. They are also a great way of getting from place to place in Palma.

Shopping

Luxury and Style

For travelers looking to experience luxurious shopping, Mallorca has so much to offer. Find high-end stores like Hugo Boss, Zara, and Luis Vutton. Visit Porto Pi, the only shopping mall on the island. With over 100 hundred shops to browse through, you’ll find something for sure. If you’re looking for a unique shopping experience, explore Persepolis Antiques to find truly one-off items.


Families with Children

Relaxing all day at the beach is perfect for families with children, but if you’re looking for other things to do, consider these exciting adventures. Spend a day with the kids at the Palma Aquarium and get up close and personal with underwater ecosystems. Treat the kids to a truly unique experience by riding ostriches at the Ostrich Farm-Artestruz Mallorca. Get out in among nature and explore the Natura Parc. Let your kids’ imaginations run wild in the unique El Laberinto Maze Fun Park.

Have fun with children in Mallorca!


Golfing & more
Golfing & more

Sports Relaxation

With over twenty golf courses, Mallorca offers a fine selection of golf courses for golfers of any age and level of experience. Try Alcanada golf course for spectacular views and a course that is friendly to players of any skill level. More experienced golfers will enjoy the challenge that Son Gaul has to offer with its exclusive championship-like golf course. Or rent a kayak and sail with ease along the coast. Enjoy the magical locations in Mallorca, which are accessible only by kayak or canoe. Guided kayak tours can also be combined with lots of other activities, such as Water Caves.

Sailing & more
Sailing & more

Boat Trips and Sailing

After a strenuous round of sightseeing and/or clubbing, a great way to relax is by taking a boat trip. How about a sunset cruise from Puerto Pollensa? Relax and enjoy the atmosphere with tapas, cool drinks and good company. How about Sailing? Learn to sail or just charter a boat with the Aigua Sea School. Book a boat tour and see the hidden treasures of the coastline, like underwater caves and even see the deep blue sea beneath your feet through a glass bottomed boat.

Rocks & more
Rocks & more

Nature and Trekking

See the beauty of Mallorca by taking a drive around the island, following the Serra de Tramuntana drive among others. Adventure seekers should explore the Caves de Drach to see the 300 million year old rock and limestone formations. Get out and see the diverse scenery of Mallorca by walking the Alcudia Peninsula. There are also plenty of places for scuba divers and snorkelers to enjoy and explore the beautiful waters surrounding the island. Rock climbers will find some incredible rock formations; just book a rock-climbing guide and they’ll provide everything you need.


Nightlife

Known for its nightlife, Mallorca turns wild after the sun goes down. Bars and nightclubs, Mallorca has it all. Wherever you are staying you are sure to find somewhere amazing to spend the evening, whether it’s a little local bar or a huge nightclub. If you’re looking for the perfect club, the BCM Planet Dance Nightclub in Magaluf (which hosts many famous names, including Tiny Tempah and Tiesto), the Barracuda in Port Andtrax, or Tito’s in Palma de Mallorca are all great places to get dancing. The island also has many local bars that are open late, so you can always enjoy a drink when you feel like one.