The Mediterranean island of Mallorca is one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations and its not hard to see why. The coastline is probably Mallorca’s main attraction, known for its clean beaches, clear blue waters and golden sands where visitors can forget their troubles. There are numerous resorts lining Mallorca’s coast, from large budget resorts to small upmarket hotels. The island is also a famous yachting destination and you will probably notice the reams of sailboats, yachts and fishing boats that surround the island.
The capital of Mallorca is Palma, which has developed in recent years and is now one of Spain’s most fashionable small cities. The seaside town is bustling centre where you should spend a day or two discovering the island’s rich culture. Palma Cathedral is one of the town’s most spectacular landmarks, along with the royal palace. Visitors can explore the quaint cobbled streets of the old town on foot and weave through the pedestrian shopping areas and ancient courtyards that make Palma so picturesque. The city also boasts a fantastic choice of bars and restaurants and is home to a vibrant night-life scene, where Mallorca’s prosperous youngsters let their hair down.
Families will no doubt be looking for a friendly resort with lots of amenities where they can spend their holiday. Mallorca has countless resorts to choose from with pools, bars, restaurants and beachside facilities. If you want a good deal, Hotel Sol Mirlos Tordos in Palma Nova is a well-priced family-friendly hotel, complete with a Flintstones theme! The resort is located close to the beach and offers lots of onsite activities that are perfect for keeping the kids entertained throughout your holiday. Since the hotel is all-inclusive, you will have all your costs covered in the price of the holiday, making it a hassle free way to organise your break. Jet2Holidays have some great deals on trips to Mallorca, including package deals. Once your resort is taken care of, you can spend time planning the fun parts of your holiday and begin to learn more about Mallorca.
Visitors who want to spend a day away from the tourist crowds should head inland and discover Mallorca’s glorious countryside. Here you will find traditional rural villages where you can seek tranquility and experience the calmer side to Mallorca. The west coast of the island is home to the Sierra de Tramuntana Mountains, where the scenery is dramatic and the views of the pine-covered mountains are spectacular.