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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.13 – TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations
Magnificent Majorca, with its white-sand beaches, traditional villages and superclubs, is such a hit that it’s number 13 on TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations in Europe.

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

Great beaches

White, sandy beaches run along Majorca’s coastline for hundreds of kilometres. And 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.

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, has a magnificent gothic cathedral, merging plenty of history with cosmopolitan culture.

Watery fun

There are six waterparks on Majorca. Aqualand in S’Arenal is great for 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.

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Alcudia

Experience two sides of Alcudia, with its medieval old town and thriving tourist scene.

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Cala D’Or

Blessed with seven secluded sandy coves and a sophisticated air, Cala D’Or is a stylish choice for families and couples alike.

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Cala San Vicente

Escape from the crowds and immerse yourself in unspoilt Majorca here in Cala San Vicente.

Beaches

Majorca is most famous for its beaches. You’ll have over 100 to choose from, spanning lovely little coves in Cala d’Or to long sandy stretches in Alcudia. Handily, we’ve picked out many beaches on the island so you can find the best ones for you and even discover how near they are to our resorts.

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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

There are so many things to do and see in Majorca. Explore historic towns, enjoy fun in the sun with family activities or marvel at some amazing natural wonders. Whether you’re into culture, sport or simply relaxing, you’re bound to find lots that’ll take your fancy.

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Alcudia Old Town

Alcudia Old Town

Alcudia, Majorca

There's nothing like a city wall with ramparts and narrow cobbled streets to transport you straight back to medieval times. Alcudia Old Town is a beautifully restored walled city with plenty going on inside -...
Arab Baths, Palma City

Arab Baths, Palma City

Majorca

The Arab Baths are one of the few remaining sites from the Moorish reign between the 8th and 13th centuries. To get to the small underground chambers that survived you walk through a lush walled garden. You'll...

Activities

Majorca is bursting with activities to keep everyone entertained. Families will love the variety of theme parks to choose from, while grown-ups can enjoy everything from fun-packed dinner shows to all sorts of sports.

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Eating and drinking

You’ll find a flavour to match your tastes in Majorca. Its tapas bars serve up Spanish favourites and Majorcan delicacies, but you’ll also easily find more familiar comfort food such as Sunday roasts or pies. You can try some authentic drinks here too – look out for the crisp wines of regional vineyards as well as locally made herb-infused liquors.

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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...
Al fresco restaurants and bars

Al fresco restaurants and bars

Cala D’Or, Majorca

Sip a cocktail at an upmarket bar-terrace and check out the super yachts at Cala D'Or's smart marina. It's the perfect place for a spot of people watching as you enjoy a leisurely Sunday lunch with the family...

Shopping

The shops in Majorca span the full range from souvenir-heavy stalls and handy supermarkets to designer boutiques and modern shopping centres. If you’re in town at the right time, it’s also well worth checking out the authentic markets that are scattered across the island.

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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...
Beach shops

Beach shops

C'an Picafort, Majorca

If you love shopping for holiday souvenirs and touristy gifts, browse C'an Picafort's twice-weekly market, held every Tuesday afternoon and Friday morning, and be prepared to haggle for a bargain! For more...

Nightlife

This Balearic island is a brilliant place for nights out. You’ve got the lively clubs of the south stretching from Magalluf to Playa de Palma. Fancy a stylish evening? There’s always a chance for cocktails around cosmopolitan marinas, while you’ll also find authentic bars dotted around the countryside.

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A bunch of bars and pubs

A bunch of bars and pubs

C'an Picafort, Majorca

If you prefer bar-hopping to hardcore clubbing, C'an Picafort's mix of Brit bars, karaoke and live - often tribute - bands offers a lively night out. If, after all that, you fancy a bit of a dance there's Skau...
A few laid-back bars

A few laid-back bars

Porto Colom, Majorca

Spend a pleasant evening in a laid-back bar when you visit the Fidel Club. This late-night watering hole on the main road is a relaxed place to enjoy a cocktail or two. Or you can head to the Calle de los...
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