Majorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and has lots to offer. From the romantic mountain region of Sierra de Tramuntana to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, be prepared for a wonderful holiday.
Cala D'or and Puerto de Soller are great for beaches but if it's somewhere a bit livelier you are looking for then it has to be Palma Nova and Magaluf which are great for family fun and entertainment.
Majorca enjoys a typically Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild winters.
Though much quieter out of the summer months, Majorca is still a popular year round destination where even the coldest month of January with lows of 39ºF and highs of 55ºF offers fine, mild weather. The hottest months on Majorca are July and August with average highs of 82ºF.
Out and About
The Island of Majorca is one of the most popular Balearic Islands for the British holidaymaker. There's so much to see and do, from arts & culture, wine tasting, museums, it's steeped in history, offers a unique shopping experience and the beaches are in abundance.
For the culture and history seekers the Island offers museums, monuments, and archaeological sites for you to explore and immerse yourself in the history of the cultures that have passed through the Island. A Christmas Eve celebration on the Island to celebrate the birth of Jesus is for the Churches to celebrate the Misa del Gallo or Matines. This is accompanied by the Chant of the Sybil, a medieval musical composition that prophesies the end of the world!
Shopping in Majorca takes on many forms from the unique arts & crafts to the bespoke jewellery makers. The Island offers plenty of gifts to buy, these include local wine, glass handicrafts, leather goods, and those all important trinkets from the flea markets.
The beaches in Majorca are endless. The island has plenty and most get busy. There are few coves and small areas off the beaten track, and there is also a nudist beach. There's plenty of watersports on offer too!
Out for Lunch!
In Majorca the demand for local food during the summers outweighs the supply of it. During the winter months local produce is not a problem and they never run short of avocados or xirimoias. Almonds, olives, walnuts and ramallet a local tomato are used often in local cooking. Tapas is widely eaten on the island and served in most places.
You can dine in a variety of destinations and eateries from a local street corner snack bars right up to luxury 5 star restaurants. Snack bars are scattered all over the island offering snacks throughout the day and well into the evening.
Flight Time - From Glasgow 3 hrs, From Manchester 2 hrs 45 mins, From London 2 hrs 25 mins
Currency - Euro
Nightlife - Restaurants, Bars, Nightclubs and Cafes - mixed and varied with a wide selection of things to do.
Best Time to Visit April to October with June, July and August being peak time
Top Hotels In Majorca
Here's a list of our top accommodations in Majorca, ranked by our customer ratings and reviews.
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