Holidays to Majorca
The largest of the Balearic Islands, Majorca attracts more than 8 million visitors each year. Although Majorca may conjure up an image of cheap package holidays this sunny isle offers a diverse landscape spanning the Tramuntana Mountain range, golden sandy beaches, hidden coves, hills of olive groves and citrus trees, picturesque coastal villages, Gothic architecture and modern holiday resorts. While this holiday island is without doubt a haven for beach lovers, sunbathers, and fun-seekers, it is also an island of diverse history and stylish culture. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the island's main city and capital, Palma.
Majorca Resorts - Alcudia
The popular holiday resort of Alcudia is set amid a six-mile stretch of beach, it has a quaint old town, charming harbour and rich history. Set in the north of Majorca, Alcudia's history includes occupation by the Romans, Greeks and Phoenicians and nowadays by British holidaymakers. The old town in Alcudia is located within an ancient Moorish fort and features quaint squares, street caves and a small Roman amphitheater. Alcudia's long beach stretches all the way to the resort of C'an Picafort, and offers glass bottom boat trips plus a range of water sports that include; windsurfing, pedalos, para-sailing, banana boats, jet skiing and snorkeling. more
Majorca Resorts - Cala d'or
Located on the southeast coast of Majorca, holidays to Cala d' Or are centered around the delightful two-mile stretch of sandy beaches and rocky coves. Cala d'Or is unrecognisable from the traditional fishing village it once was, this chic resort now boasts a good range of shops and bars, a marina, yacht club and fine restaurants, however you can still find some traditional whitewashed Spanish houses as well as the beautiful beaches. The marina is the perfect spot to unwind over a coffee and watch the luxury yachts come sailing into the pretty harbour. The main street called the Avinguda Tagomago is a magnet for shopping enthusiasts who come to browse or buy in the elegant boutiques, designer shops and art galleries.
Majorca Resorts - Cala Millor
Cala Millor is the largest and most popular resort on the east coast of Majorca. Along with its close neighbours Sa Coma. S'illot and Cala Bona it is essentially very much a family resort. Cala Millor's sandy beach stretches for approximately one kilometre in front of the resorts many hotels, apartments, bars and restaurants that line its long promenade. Much of the larger hotels are located at the southern end of the beach while the smaller establishments are found nearer the centre, where much of the resort's nightlife is also to be found. more
Majorca Resorts - Illetas
Illetas was one of the first resorts on Majorca to be developed for tourism, situated on the old coast road just outside the capital city of Palma and a mere 6 miles from the airport, Illetas is an almost forgotten gem of a holiday destination. Although quite expensive with a scattering of luxury 4 and 5 star hotels such as the Bon Sol, Melia De Mar and the Riu Bonanza Playa, the resort provides an ideal location to combine a quality beach hotel by day and the delights of Palma by night.
Majorca Resorts - Magalluf
Holidays to Magalluf are definitely not for the faint hearted. During the summer holidays this action-packed resort is geared mainly to British holidaymakers, aged between 18 and 30, who come to soak up the sun by day and party in the bars and clubs by night. During the day holidays in Magaluf centre around the sweeping white sandy bay here holiday makers can hit the beach and try their hand at an array of water sports such as jet skiing, water skiing, paragliding, snorkeling and scuba diving. Away from the beach you can try out your motor racing skills at the Go kart track, browse the wide selection of shops or enjoy the thrilling rides at nearby Aquapark. more
Majorca Resorts - Palma Nova
Bordering the lively resort of Magalluf and nine miles west of Palma lies the popular tourist resort of Palma Nova. This lively resort attracts families, couples and partygoers alike. Situated on a picturesque crescent shaped bay, the golden sandy Palma Nova beach area is lined with shops, bars and restaurants. Palma Nova has in fact three beaches in total, as well as Palma Nova beach there is Son Matias, and Son Caliu, all of which have been given a blue flag award for cleanliness.
Majorca Resorts - Sa Coma
Sa Coma on Mallorca's east coast is a family friendly resort situated just south of the better known resort of Cala Millor. The journey from Palma Airport takes around one to one and half hours depending on the traffic. Sa Coma is popular predominately with both British and German holidaymakers. Although there's a wide choice of accommodation here from modest apartments to the latest 5 star development (the Biomar Protur Gran Hotel and Spa). The resort hasn't grown into a mass tourism destination and is best suited for anyone looking for a 'chilled out' relaxed family holiday with access to a superb sandy beach. more
Majorca Resorts - Santa Ponsa
Santa Ponsa is located on the south west coast of the holiday island of Majorca around 20 kilometres west of the city of Palma. After the bustling resorts of Magaluf and Palma Nova Santa Ponsa is the third most popular resort with British tourists on Majorca's south west coast. It has plenty of Shops, restaurants and British bars throughout the resort but not nearly as many as the nearby lively resort of Magalluf. The golden beach in Santa Ponsa is set in a picturesque bay in the very heart of the resort and is accessible on foot from most accommodation. The bay is surrounded on both sides by apartment and hotel developments.
Excursions and things to do in Majorca...
Holidays to Majorca have plenty to offer the visitor, with great sites to see both geographical and man-made. There are every type of water-sports, horse riding, boat trips, golf courses, sea fishing, submarine dives, jeep safaris and a multitude of activities to keep the most active of holiday makers happy. Majorca's rich historical past provides endless opportunities to see architecture, visit museums, and amazing archeology. Our customers have recommended an island tour or car hire to see the amazing scenery that Majorca has to offer, with the north west coast, Cap de Formentor, Cala de San Vicente and Es trenc noted as particular highlights, the Caves of Drac are a popular excursion, the Pirates show in Palma Nova has had rave reviews for evening entertainment but a trip on the Soller railway or a visit to Palma and the Cathedral are hard to beat!