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Holidays in the Balearics

Balearic Islands

Balearic Islands

Brilliant Balearic Island holidays:

A collection of sun-kissed islands just off the east coast of Spain, the Balearic Islands promise picture-perfect holidays close to home. Whether you’re looking for a party holiday for the history books, a peaceful island getaway with the family, or the ultimate girls' trip - the Balearics have an island perfect for you.

The three largest islands, Majorca, Menorca, and Ibiza are the most popular islands with British holidaymakers and for good reason. Offering stunning beaches and glorious sunshine, each island is a Spanish paradise packed with activities. From the quiet resorts and blissful beaches of Menorca. To the chic cities and rugged coves of Majorca. To the infamous parties and world-famous nightclubs of Ibiza. Every island has a different story.

Whichever Balearic Island you choose, we’re here to help you plan a holiday you'll never forget.

Travel Guide

Whether you’re looking for some winter sun or a summer getaway, the Balearic Islands are a fantastic holiday destination all year round. The islands boast warm temperatures and stunning shorelines, so if you’re planning a beach break, this is the perfect place.  

  • Currency: Euro
  • Average temp: 22°C/72°F
  • Average flight time: 2 Hours
  • Time Difference: +1 hours

Destinations

Our fantastic range of destinations in the Balearics.

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Whether it is discovering a new city or re-visiting a favourite destination, our choice of funky boutique hotels to luxury 5 star palaces allows you to shape your break the way you want it.

Things to see and do in the Balearics

Holidays in the Balearic Islands tend to centre around the beach. But there's plenty to do besides swimming and sunbathing. Boat trips, water sports, hiking, horse riding, sightseeing, golf, shopping, and water parks are all available depending on where you stay. 

 

Nightlife across the Balearics varies greatly. Ibiza is synonymous with clubbing thanks to world-famous venues. In Majorca, Magaluf and Palma Nova are the party hotspots. Elsewhere on the island, the pace of life is slower and more suited to couples and families. Menorca has a good choice of bars in its larger resorts, but these tend to be more family-orientated and don't attract crowds of young revellers.  

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Balearic Islands Weather

Average monthly temperature in the Balearic Islands (°C)

  • Jan 16°C
  • Feb 16°C
  • Mar 18°C
  • Apr 20°C
  • May 23°C
  • Jun 27°C
  • Jul 30°C
  • Aug 30°C
  • Sep 28°C
  • Oct 24°C
  • Nov 19°C
  • Dec 17°C

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Food and Drink in the Balearic Islands

Thanks to their popularity with British holidaymakers, the Balearic Islands are overflowing with international eateries. With resorts serving up everything from a hearty cooked breakfast to a traditional roast dinner, you’re never far from the flavours of home.  


Traditional dishes vary from island to island. Each takes inspiration from Mediterranean dishes with the slightest Catalonian and Valencian influence. But all have a distinctive Balearic stamp of flavour. From tasty Ensaimades and Sobrassada to seafood and vegetable stews. Whether you prefer sweet or savoury, there’s plenty to satisfy everyone’s tastes. 

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