Secluded coves, electric nightlife, and old-world wonders await on Majorca.
Perfect Majorca Holidays
The biggest island in the Balearics, there are thousands of reasons why a holiday to this enchanting island is a must. Need a city break? A family beach holiday? Party getaway? Majorca ticks all these boxes and more! Ever popular with British travellers; this Mediterranean star offers knock-out beaches, soulful hillside towns, action-packed resorts, and a capital that oozes old-world beauty.
Where is the best place to stay on Majorca?
There’s an abundance of resorts ripe for the picking in Majorca.
Located on the southeast coast, the stylish, billionaire's playground Cala D'Or boasts a two-mile stretch of sandy beaches. An elegant resort with a beautiful marina hosting a whole range of bars and restaurants, this is a perfect resort for travellers looking for a little luxury.
A party animal paradise, the legendary nightlife in Magaluf and Palma Nova calls young revellers with a promise of fun in the sun. But if you don’t want to stay amongst all the action, the nearby resort of Santa Ponsa offers the best of both worlds with glorious beach fronts and easy access to the pulsing nightlife of its more notorious neighbours.
For the ultimate family-fun holiday, Alcudia is perfect for you. With a bustling tourist scene mixed with a medieval old town; this resort is an ideal place to unwind on stretches of silky soft sands and explore the nearby attractions. Or if a chic city is more your vibe, the capital of Palma offers cosmopolitan character and historical sights.
With a classic Mediterranean climate, Majorca sees hot summers and warm winters. If you prefer a holiday with a little less heat, try visiting the isle during the off-peak months and jet away for some winter sunshine.
- Best time to visit: March-October
- Average temp: 23°C/74°F
- Average flight time: 2 Hours
- Most suited for: Families, Couples
- Currency: Euro
- Time Difference: +1 hours
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Things to see and do on Majorca
Majorca's shimmering coastline is perfect for diving, water sports, and boat trips. On dry land, wine tasting, golf, horse riding, and shopping are all on the list of fun. For a family day out, head to Marineland, Palma Aquarium, or the dizzying slides of one of the island's many water parks.
A stay in Majorca wouldn’t be complete without visiting Palma. Explore the magnificent Gothic cathedral, visit the Royal Palace of La Almudaina, or travel to the Joan Miro Museum and gaze at the surreal art. If you’re staying in the capital, perhaps hop aboard the vintage train from Palma to Soller. Trug through the romantic countryside, to the captivating town of Soller, scattered with café-clad squares and orange groves.
Food and drink on Majorca
In the main resorts, international dishes are the order of the day. But if you want to try some cuisines native to Majorca, then local eateries offer some tasty options.
A traditional delicacy served at Majorcan get-togethers, Tumbet is a stew layered with fried potatoes, sweet peppers, and soft aubergines. Smothered in a thick garlic-infused tomato sauce, this dish is best served with chunks of crusty bread and lashings of butter ready for dunking.
Average monthly temperature on Majorca (°C)
- Jan 15°C
- Feb 16°C
- Mar 18°C
- Apr 20°C
- May 24°C
- Jun 28°C
- Jul 31°C
- Aug 32°C
- Sep 28°C
- Oct 24°C
- Nov 29°C
- Dec 26°C