Majorca Travel Information
Majorca is one of the most popular
destinations for people looking for a fun or relaxing break in a sun
soaked and thriving environment. It is the largest of the three Balearic
Islands sat right in between Ibiza and Menorca and is visited by
thousands of tourists every year.
Year after year, thousands of people flock to this beautiful island
and grace themselves on the miles upon miles of golden coastlines in
which the beaches in Alcudia, Puerto Pollensa, Sa Coma and Cala Bona
really come into their own.
The beach in Alcudia in particular is
the largest in the whole of Majorca with eight whole kilometers of
golden sand complemented by shallow crystal clear waters which is ideal
for families. Puerta Pollensa too is a hugely popular family resort
owing to a spectacular beach with calm waters which stretch around a
Dragon Island in Majorca with boats anchored in the port behind island
On the east of the Island, Sa Coma boasts a more thriving beach
which is popular with watersport fanatics – many people also find the
recurrent breeze a nice escape from the sizzling midday heat.
Other popular hotspots for beach lovers include Cala Bona & Cala d’Or,
both resorts enriched with cosy coves which offer more privacy or if
it’s a livelier atmosphere you’re looking for, then the beaches of
Magaluf and Palma Nova will not let you down with a vast array of
activities ranging from Jet Skis to Paragliding.
No matter what
kind of beach you’re looking for, Majorca certainly caters for everyone.
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Majorca - The versatile isle of the Balearics
Majorca certainly lives up to its tag as the ‘versatile isle of the
Balearics’, mainly in part to its vast array of offerings. Magaluf and
Palma Nova are neighboring resorts hugely popular with younger people
looking for a more ‘lively’ holiday. Magaluf in particular is teeming
with bars, discos and nightclubs which ensures a wild time if that’s
your desire. Palma Nova is a short distance away from Magaluf and more
popular with families and couples but who also have the option of a more
vibrant atmosphere if they so desire.
Palma de Majorca
The star of the show however is the capital City, Palma. A
typical cultural City with its stylish old town, wonderful restaurants
and vibrant night-life – Palma certainly ticks all the boxes if it’s a
bit of everything you want.
The beautiful city of Palma de Majorca with view of the cathedral
This old town, a Roman city centuries ago, boasts a world famous
Gothic cathedral whose first foundations were laid way back in the 13th
century and took over 400 years to complete, such is its magnificent
splendor. Palma is also home to a superb atmospheric area strewn with
museums and ancient palaces, ideal for the more artistic of people.
However, if that’s not your cup of tea, then the modern part of Palma
has a vast array of designer clothing outlets, stylish eateries, bars &
cafés to keep you very much occupied. Then at some stage, be sure to
take a walk down to the City’s Marina, where the luxurious yachts float
proudly upon the sparkling water beneath the ominous gaze of the ancient
Majorca has something for everyone
Majorca overall is an island with much to enjoy for
everyone. The southern side of the island is generally livelier with
bars and discos galore whilst the north side tends to be a little
quieter with restaurants and bars aplenty. Families in particular are
spoilt for choice with an endless supply of water parks, beach
activities & markets and then for the more cultured person, the endless
list of museums and ancient buildings will cater for their every need
which is why Majorca is widely regarded as the most popular holiday
destination for everyone.