Longing for the sea? The days are getting longer, the temperatures rise and you start to dream of summer: staying in office becomes a torture! If you are planning the next vacation, or you’re considering where to go for a long weekend in the springtime, Majorca, Balearic islands, is the destination that offers the right mix between fun and nature at a low cost and with a few hours flight from Italy. It’s all about finding the best deals for Mallorca island and book early!
The advantage is that in Mallorca the summer starts early and ends late: already in April the temperatures are around 24 degrees and remain high enough to make beach life even until mid-October.
Often neglected to the advantage of the more rowdy Ibiza, Mallorca is the largest island of the Balearic islands and offers beautiful scenery really deserving, making it the ideal destination for everyone: from couples looking for romantic sunsets to the young people hunting for beach life, and night, until the families eager to excursions and contact with nature.
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If you have chosen Mallorca as your next destination, we have made for you a selection of opportunities not to be missed.
Blau Punta Reina
For 2 nights
Blau Punta Reina 4*
To hit the Hotel Blau Punta Reina is definitely the panoramic position, overlooking the sea in Cala Mandia, directly overlooking the blue sea of Majorca, in one of its most beautiful areas. Studied in detail for the comfort of families, this luxurious resort offers All-Inclusive to stay at 100%, without a thought, accommodation in rooms or mini-apartments, park for children, playground and kids ‘ club.
But even those who travel in pairs is not likely to get bored: in between the amusement and the entertainment for the adults include a large outdoor heated swimming pool, volleyball and tennis courts, a fitness room and sauna with hammam, Jacuzzi and massage.
Fergus Style Cala Blanca Suites
For 4 nights
Fergus Style Cala Blanca Suites 4*
Fergus Style Cala Blanca Suites hotel in Majorca is located in the pretty resort of Santa Ponsa, just a few steps from the crystal clear sea, protected by a bay. Gourmet kitchen, rooms of the highest level, All-Inclusive, the pool and many sports activities: the Fergus Style Cala Blanca Suites is aiming to spoil its guests.
And it is also one of the few pet friendly in Mallorca, so you can bring Fido on vacation with you!
Hotel Fergus Bermudas
For 4 nights
Hotel Fergus Bermudas 4*
Fergus Bermudas is a comfortable four-star hotel in the resort of Palmanova in Mallorca. The hotel is a modern structure and equipped with all the facilities for a carefree holiday, the hotel offers a swimming pool, children’s area, solarium terrace and All-Inclusive.
No shortage of pool halls, tennis courts and a mini club for the entertainment of children.
Tonga Tower Design Hotel & Suites
For 3 nights
Tonga Tower Design Hotel & Suites 4*S
An offer to stay in a hotel of great luxury at a small price: you may not pass go! The Tonga Tower Design Hotel is a refined superior four-star hotel, with a minimalist design, elegant and modern, played on the bright white tones, just 500 metres from the beach.
You’ll stay in a beautiful room with a view of the sea, enjoying the half-board, with free access to the spa with Turkish bath, sauna and fitness room. All you need to do not want to come back home, in short.
The most beautiful beaches
The beaches of Mallorca are of different types: there are those noisy, crowded from the nightlife, with night on the sea, beach parties and aperitifs with Dj set, and those quieter, remote and wild. For sure, you will also find the best one for you, but when in doubt, esplorane more than one!
The beaches of the south
One of the most popular beaches is Es Trenc, much appreciated for its appearance in the caribbean, with the whitest sand and the crystal clear sea. Very busy in the summer by the families, is quite pristine, but complete with basic amenities (beds, bathrooms, showers, umbrellas, bar and disabled access). Spacious and with a nearby parking for a fee, you can also reach by public bus.
Another beach which is very appreciated by tourists is that of Cala Millor, is over one kilometer long, white sand and clean sea. You’ll find sun loungers, umbrellas and facilities for water sports, including windsurfing. The promenade is full of restaurants, hotels and shops.
In Cala D’or, located to the south, is the famous Marina of Cala d’or, a beach equipped with sunbeds, umbrellas, toilets, showers and bar. The waters are calm and safe, even for children. You can reach through a path sufficiently long and is located below the road.
The beaches of the north
The beach of Cala Formentor is located in the bay of Pollença, to the east of the peninsula of Formentor. Rather small but very well-loved by tourists, is surrounded by greenery and equipped with sun loungers and parasols for hire, toilets, showers and service of pedal boats to rent. Nearby is a parking fee, otherwise it is reachable by bus.
The end of the peninsula of Formentor is located in Cala Figuera, which can be reached by boat, surrounded by cliffs. You can reach with a walking route is rather demanding, leaving the car in a parking lot at the beginning of the trail.
If you love long walks on the beach, your ideal place is to Ca’n Picafort, which has about 17 km of coastline: one of the most beautiful seafronts of the Balearic islands. In the vicinity of Capdepera is Cala Agulla, a beach, a recognised natural Area of special interest and Blue Flag for its pristine environment. The sand is thin, the bay is surrounded by rocks and vegetation.
For those who do not have problems with crowded beaches, is also worth a visit Sa Calobra, very busy in the summer because of its spectacular canyon. It is located near Port de Sòller, and you can arrive there by bus or boat, but also with a rental car. In late spring and early summer is definitely less crowded and more pleasant.
What to see in Mallorca
The attractions of Majorca do not stop at the beaches: if you are visiting in the months of spring, you will be able to take advantage of the weather a little more mild, and the absence of tourists will help you explore with more ease also villages and natural parks, in addition to the capital Palma de Mallorca.
What to see in Palma de Mallorca
Palma de Mallorca is a modern, bustling city, where you will find night clubs, bars, shops, restaurants for all budgets and well-equipped beaches. There are hotels in great quantity, for couples and for families, many directly overlooking the sea, a short distance from the beaches.
The point of greatest cultural interest is the gothic cathedral (called “La Seu”), the Bellver Castle and the Almudaina. Lose yourself among the narrow streets of the Casco Antiguo, the old town of Palma, which recalls, vaguely, the arab cities. Visit the arab baths and take time to Es Baluard, the modern art gallery. Finally, allow yourself a little relax on the famous beaches of Palma, including Ca’n Pere Antoni, Playa Ca’n Pastilla and Cala Comtessa.
Alcúdia is one of the best cities for families on holiday in Majorca, thanks to its large offer of accommodation. Its old town still retains the charm of the old, with its weekly market and a bustling port, full of bars, restaurants and local live music.
In the old city there are also the ruins of the roman city of Pollentia and the medieval walls are very well preserved. The beach of Alcúdia is sand, also referred to spend the day with the children.
The natural parks
Mallorca offers a beautiful natural landscape to be protected in the parks. Not to miss is the Sierra de Tramuntana, declared world Heritage by Unesco, on the western coast of the island, composed of a chain of hills with beautiful crops on the slopes.
At the northern end of the Sierra de Tramuntana is one of the must see places of Mallorca: the peninsula of Formentor, one of the most photographed on the island. Cap de Formentor, as it is called in Mallorca, is reached at the end of the road twisted and panoramic, with views of breathtaking landscapes. The sights most interesting are the lighthouse and the Mirador de Colomer.
Another park worth seeing is the S’albufera: it is located about 6 km from Alcudia and it is the habitat of many species of birds. It is a swampy territory, flooded for a good part of the year.
In the southern part of the island you will meet, instead, an important maritime park from the rich and varied backdrop, the reserve of the archipelago of Cabrera.
Cities and villages
You can’t leave Mallorca without having first explored its picturesque villages perched on the slopes of the mountains, with narrow streets and houses made of brick, with views surprise of the sea, where it seems that time has stopped.
There is, for example Pollença, about forty kilometers from Palma de Mallorca, is characterized by buildings of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a step to consider along the road that leads to Cap de Formentor. A time fishing village has retained its atmosphere is rustic and is today very appreciated by tourists. To make the atmosphere even more picturesque is the chain of Tramuntana, which dominates from the top. The town is well supplied with services, with hotels for every budget, also all inclusive for families.
Just before Pollença there is Sòller, a town on the coast, located inside a valley, famous for its citrus fruits and for Orange Express, a tram that connects the city to the port. Once you arrive at the famous Puerto de Sòller, definitely the most interesting attraction of the town, enjoyed a seafood dinner at one of the restaurants in the area. Sòller is also easy to reach with an historic train that connects to the Palm.
In Valldemossa, 17 km from the capital, you will find a peaceful atmosphere and pleasant, between the mountains of the Tramuntana. Because of its calm and its beauty, this village has always attracted many artists and creative minds. To get there by bus or car from Palma and admire unforgettable views.
In Deià, a little village between the mountains, you go to see the church or exploring the art shops. Finally, there’s also Estellencs, perched on the side of the mountain, which you reach by following the wonderful scenic coastal road between Andratx and Sòller.
How to get
The easiest way to get to Mallorca is by plane. The airport of Son Sant Joan in Palma de Mallorca is well served and well connected to the rest of the island. On it there are over 70 airlines and is connected to almost every state in Europe. EasyJet and RyanAir offer direct flights from the duration of about an hour and forty minutes.
You can get to Mallorca is also a ferry from Spain: the service is guaranteed by the companies Transmeditterranea and Balearia, or on a sailing boat or catamaran. And if you want to extend the holiday, is the deep water that the Baleria, linking Palma de Mallorca and Ibiza, two or three times per day.