Majorca

Majorca holidays


Majorca has a whole host of wonders ready to entice you. There’s electric nightlife and a culture-rich capital, lush countryside and towering mountains, as well as friendly resorts and peaceful coves. Everything’s encircled by gorgeous beaches, too. On top of that, you’ll have a huge range of activities to choose from, including theme parks, waterparks and stunning cycling routes.

No.9 – TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations
Magnificent Majorca, with its white-sand beaches, traditional villages and superclubs, is such a hit that it’s number 9 on TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations in Europe.
Senses Palmanova
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  • Birmingham, Tue 23 Oct 2018
  • 7 Nights, Bed and Breakfast
  • 2 Adults, 0 Children

Senses Palmanova

Palma Nova, Majorca

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Based on 612 reviews

  • Recently refurbished
  • Chic and modern design
  • Swim-up rooms available
  • Terrace with Bali beds
  • Close to the beach and resort centre
Puerto Azul Suite Hotel
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  • London Stansted, Sun 17 Mar 2019
  • 7 Nights, Half Board
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Puerto Azul Suite Hotel

Puerto Pollensa, Majorca

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Based on 1119 reviews

  • Large lagoon-style pool
  • Stunning surroundings
  • Close to the beach and resort centre
  • Bright and modern suites
  • Fantastic cycling facilities
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Language

Spanish and Catalan

Currency

Euro

Time difference

+1hr

Cost of a beer

around €1 a bottle

3 course meal

set menu for around €12

Flight times

2.5-3hrs

The best beaches are in Majorca

As far as Balearic Island Holidays go, Majorca has the lion's share of beaches with white, sandy coastlines running for hundreds of kilometres at resorts such as Cala Bona and C'an Pastilla. With major seaside resorts like Magalluf and Palma Nova in the mix, no wonder it’s one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe.

Balearic photo opportunities

Inland, Majorca offers up some incredible scenery. There are jagged mountains crossed by cycling routes and hidden-away villages to discover. The capital, Palma City, has a magnificent gothic cathedral, merging plenty of history with cosmopolitan culture.

Majorca's waterparks

There are six waterparks in Majorca. Aqualand in S’Arenal is great for families with kids, and even comes with a mini zoo! Wave House in Magalluf has high-octane wave machines where you can hit the surf in style. At Palma Aquarium, you can get face-to-face with real-life sharks and octopuses.

Beaches

Ibiza is blessed with a string of soft, sandy beaches. The bigger stretches tend to be lively spots like Playa d’en Bossa and Las Salinas, filled with sun worshippers and banana boats. If you fancy something more low-key, beach-hop around the tiny ‘calas’ hidden among cliffs on the south-west coast.

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Bay of Alcudia

Bay of Alcudia

Alcudia, Majorca

The Blue-Flag Alcudia beach is 3.4 kilometres long. The fine, white sand is perfect for sandcastles and the shallow waters, patrolled by lifeguards, are ideal for small children. There are sunloungers, toilets...
C'an Pastilla

C'an Pastilla

Playa De Palma, Majorca

Stretch out on the golden powder sands at C'an Pastilla beach, a mecca for sunbathers and water sports fans. Once you're bronzed, get out on the water on a pedalo or maybe try kite surfing. Cool off at one of...

Sights

Ibiza Town’s old quarter is brimming with history. A UNESCO World Heritage site, its narrow cobbled streets are guarded by vast medieval walls – an impressive sight in themselves. The imposing 13th-century cathedral of Santa Maria d’Eivissa is top of the must-visit list, closely followed by the Almudaina Castle with its breathtaking views.

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A day out in Palma

Activities

Watersports fans are in heaven on this fun-loving island. The tick-list includes everything from windsurfing to wakeboarding. If you prefer dry land, head north to find great hiking and biking routes in the forested mountains. Or, jump on a boat trip out to Ibiza’s littler sibling, Formentera.

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Pirates Adventure

Pirates Adventure

Magalluf, Majorca

The Pirates Adventure is a swashbuckling night out for all the family. For 30 years, this spectacle has been wowing audiences with a mix of daredevil acrobatics, world-class gymnastics, and pirate-dressed...
Katmandu Park®

Katmandu Park®

Magalluf, Majorca

For the weird, wonderful and wacky, this larger-than-life theme park is a firm family favourite. It’s brimming with attractions that’ll have little ones jumping for joy! Get set for an upside-down...

Eating and drinking

Traditional Ibizan options, like the hearty bullit de peix fish stew, and sizzling Spanish tapas dishes are a must-try. There’s lots of choice in the main resorts, from upmarket dining to street food and everything in-between. Refresh your palate with a delicious granizado or horchata – Ibiza’s vitamin-drenched answer to the slushie.

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Along the Pine Walk

Along the Pine Walk

Puerto Pollensa, Majorca

You're spoilt for choice when it comes to dining on the Pine Walk. This seafront stretch is home to dozens of restaurants serving up everything from traditional seafood dishes to hot and spicy curries and...
A fine mix of eateries

A fine mix of eateries

Cala Millor, Majorca

You can get your home favourites at the Brit bars along the water. Steak pies, bacon butties and bangers and mash are on the menu at Winstan’s, you can enjoy an English breakfast at The Sun Deck or go for a...

Shopping

Embrace the island’s hippy scene at the Wednesday market in Es Cana. Colourful stalls jangle with beads, bracelets and other bohemian trinkets, and there’s no shortage of floaty saris and funky artwork either. If you’re in search of a little bit of luxury then Ibiza’s pretty boutiques are sure to impress.

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Old Town Market

Old Town Market

Alcudia, Majorca

An amble around the streets of the old town is a must, and it’s worth making the trip on a Tuesday or Sunday to catch the market while you’re there. Stalls selling hand-crafted jewellery, artisanal food,...
Art galleries

Art galleries

Deia, Majorca

Explore the many artist galleries and studios dotted around scenic Deia, a spot that has long held a draw for creative types. The luxury hotel La Residencia hosts exhibitions of local and high profile talent...

Nightlife

San Antonio and Playa d’en Bossa are the biggest players on the club scene. Playa d’en Bossa has a slightly more sophisticated vibe and is home to three of the island’s super-clubs. Ibiza Town has its fair share of clubs, too, including Pacha – the island’s only club that’s open all year round.

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Cocktail bars and clubs around marina

Cocktail bars and clubs around marina

Puerto Alcudia, Majorca

There’s plenty of entertainment after sundown in Alcudia. Dollar Street pulses with music and life. You can belt out your favourites in a Vamps Karaoke Disco, hear some sounds at Goodfellas Music Bar, or hit...
The Strip

The Strip

Magalluf, Majorca

Famous for its post-sunset frolics, people flock to Magalluf looking for a great time. At night the Strip lights up in dazzling neon, with dozens of bars and clubs lining both sides of the road. The party...
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