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Picking the Best Holiday Resorts in Majorca

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Majorca - A Must-See Destination

"Majorca's capital is home to over half of the island's population resulting in busy streets, bustling crowds and a buzzing city vibe.."

Majorca is one of the most popular of the Balearic Islands, appealing to a crowd of various ages. Everyone who visits Majorca finds something interesting about the place, hence Majorca Holidays becoming increasingly popular. The city of Palma, Majorca's capital, is home to over half of the island's population resulting in busy streets, bustling crowds and a buzzing city vibe in general. In Palma you can find anything from street entertainment and a spot of shopping to a visit to the Castell de Bellver, the only castle in Spain that is totally circular in design. The history of this island is enriching and offers insight into the origin of the unique culture of the region. Majorca has a vast coastline of about 250 miles for the beach lovers, who want to experience the idyllic beauty of the Mediterranean Sea.

The nightlife of Majorca varies dependant on your resort and location choice. For the older crowd, there are an abundance of restaurants, bars and shows to choose from and for the younger partygoers amongst us there is the famous late night resort of Magaluf. Regardless of age or taste, you will not find it difficult to find entertainment on the island. A popular show is Pirates - the Ultimate Adventure, which is an evening of entertainment for all the family, with food and drinks included in your ticket price.

Holidays to Majorca are also popular with honeymooners and couples, primarily for its exquisite scenic beauty and secluded beach spots. Head to the bay of Formentor or Alcudia for beautiful beaches and luxury beachside restaurants that overlook crystal waters in the summer. If you venture out early enough, the water is like a sheet of glass, and this is a popular time for water sports enthusiasts, jet skiers and donut rides.

Aside from nightlife and beaches, there are a number of facilities that tourists can take advantage of on a Majorca holiday. There are nice treats in store for nature lovers as the island is filled with sweeping valleys, vast woodlands and rows of olive trees. Holidaymakers will also appreciate the short flight times of only two and a half hours to Palma from the majority of UK airports. Cheap Majorca holidays are great way for people to enjoy the beauty of the Mediterranean at affordable prices and have a great time.

Majorca - Plenty to See and Do

White villas and terrace in gulf of Cala Figuera, Mallorca, Spain
"With hiking tours on offer throughout the island, you can work up an appetite before heading to a quaint hillside cafe or restaurant for lunch.."

There are a number of 5 and 6 star hotels all over Majorca, which offer attractive packages for tourists with all types of budgets and the entertainment factor of Majorca makes it a big crowd puller. In Alcudia, you can visit the Go-Kart track and race your friends and family, and there are various schools across the island that offer activities on the beach such as windsurfing, jet skiing or paragliding for the more daring.

The local architecture and buildings are a treat to view and the artistic wonders present all across the island will enthral anyone who lays eyes on them. There are a number of monasteries and palaces of antiquity that are open for public view, these places are a must-see for the first timers to the island. Visit Valldemossa Monastery high in the mountains for a taste of 13th Century history and culture. If you like being outdoors, a trip to Majorca will be ideal. With hiking tours on offer throughout the island, you can work up an appetite before heading to a quaint hillside cafe or restaurant for lunch, often included in the tour price. For unguided tours, hire a bike and cycle from hotspot to hotspot at your own leisure.

Some amazing golf courses in this island offer the golf-lovers an opportunity to tee off while on vacation. Golf is a great pastime for many of the holidaymakers on Majorcan holidays. The golf courses can be a bit crowded during the peak season so enthusiasts should try to hit the course as early as possible.

The food choice across the island is wide with all types of cuisine available from restaurant to restaurant. Holidaymakers are urged to try out the local delicacies as they depict the unique cultural aspect of this island such as Majorcan cheeses, Paella, locally sourced meat and fresh fish. You may be intrigued to find a desert on the menu named "Pyjamas" – it is a mini mix of all the puddings on the menu for you to try from fruit salad to crème caramel, so make sure you leave room for this! Besides the local cuisine, there are also Chinese buffets, traditional English and various European restaurants to be found throughout the island.

Majorca - a Fantastic Destination all Year Round

Typical village street in Majorca with flower pots in facades
"Many hotels provide a full range of food to ensure eating from the buffet doesn't become monotonous.."

As a package or all inclusive holiday, Majorca offers something for all the family. Honeymooners can have their share of time alone in the private beaches, children can take part in water sports and entertainment and on the other hand, senior travellers can enjoy the views, take walks or simply sit in the shade.

Package holidays to Majorca come at great value prices, and are ideal if you want to stick to your resort. Many hotels provide a full range of food to ensure eating from the buffet doesn't become a monotonous task. You can also venture to other hotels for entertainment in the evenings if necessary, as most will be providing shows, cabaret or karaoke for their own guests.

Weather in Majorca

View of the coast at Cape of Pinar, Majorca
"You can actively participate in water sports even during the winter months, making Majorca a great holiday destination all year round.."

The weather in Majorca is extremely comfortable and remains almost the same throughout the year. Tourists can come to this island and enjoy the Mediterranean weather to the fullest. There is hardly any rainfall during the summer so you do not have to stay indoors; no matter when you plan to visit, summer is peak season as this is the time when people flock to the island in great numbers. Be aware though, it has been known to rain on the island even in July, so make sure you pack some waterproofs just in case.

The winter months do not witness a huge drop in temperatures, although it is cooler the sea remains warm. Tourists can actively participate in water sports even during the winter months, making Majorca a great holiday destination all year round. Majorca Holidays are one of a kind and each time you visit the place, you will discover a new flavour to the island.

Where is Majorca?

Take a look at this map of Majorca before you go. Click to view an interactive version.

Map of Majorca
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