Calvia – South Coast of Majorca
Calvia is a southerly region on the ever popular and sunny holiday island of Majorca. Majorca is Spain’s largest Balearic Island and on Calvia holidays you will find two of its most popular resorts, Magaluf and Palma Nova. Both resorts are well known for the lively party atmosphere that can be enjoyed over summer. The younger generation is the most common tourist to Calvia, Majorca’s busiest region over the summer months.
You will begin your holiday at Palma de Majorca Airport which is located a few miles of Calvia. You can expect the transfer to Calvia hotels to take between 30 minutes and an hour, during which time you should take the chance to admire the islands beautiful landscapes.
There is plenty of accommodation to choose from on Calvia accommodation ranging from luxury to low budget. In places like Palma Nova and Magaluf you can expect to find fine Calvia hotels offering fantastic services and facilities to its guests as well as all inclusive options. Apartments are also available with great value rooms for self catering tourists.
There is a regular and low price public transport system running through Calvia. Majorca is so vast you can use the transport system to get around the island to further you exploration during Calvia holidays.
Calvia – Sightseeing & Activities
The sun kissed beaches are where you will most likely be spending the best part of the day, if can’t muster the energy, however, you can always enjoy a sun lounger at the side of the pool at one of the Calvia hotels. At the beaches along the coast you will find plenty of fun and activities to try out, including jet skiing, paragliding, banana boat rides and pedal boats are available for hire. Mini cruises take you along the coast of Majorca to visit various other areas of the islands and hidden coves which are ideal for relaxing during your Calvia holidays.
The whole are of Calvia in Majorca offers up much natural beauty which is ideal for simply exploring on foot, uncovering various views and breathtaking scenery. On walks you can discover small quaint villages which still encompass the old Spanish charm which offers you an experience in itself.
Shopping during Calvia holidays is fantastic and in places like Magaluf and Palma Nova you will find plenty of shops, stalls and market where you pick up souvenirs, designer clothes, perfumes and jewellery too. Hop on a bus up the coast and you can visit the islands capital, Palma, where there is even more potential for a fun shopping spree during your holiday.
Calvia – Cuisine & Nightlife
There are plenty of great places to enjoy a fine evening meal in Calvia. Majorca has a lot of its fine cuisine, but Calvia offers a lot of popular international food in the various British, Italian and Chinese restaurants available throughout the region and its many resorts. Of course in there is plenty of fast food options in the resorts on the popular Balearic Island where you can pick up quick bites to eat during days of adventure. The food available in Calvia hotels is a great way to appreciate some fantastic traditional Spanish dishes during your holiday. Seafood dishes are also very prominent on menus throughout the whole of Majorca.
The nightlife in the likes of Magaluf and Palma Nova has entertained many over the decades that the island has been welcoming sun seekers of summer. There is a plethora of bars and clubs that provide a variety of music and drinks that will appease absolutely everyone. Evening’s can be enjoyed having a fine meal at a beach front restaurant watching the sun go down before heading out the neon lights of the night where the colours of the fruit cocktails are just as bright.
Calvia – Weather & Climate
The summer weather in the Balearic Islands is some of the hottest that the Mediterranean experiences. You can expect your Calvia holidays to have around 10 hours of constant sunshine without a cloud in the sky, perfect if you plan to stay on the beach all day long working on a fantastic summer tan. The temperatures are typically high as you would expect from Spanish destinations over summer. The temperature during days of the hottest months July and August will reach 30°C regularly.
It might be a good idea to consider Calvia for a winter break to avoid the cold and dismal weather that the UK experiences during the same season. The temperature will drop to around 6°C on average but many days will experience warmer weather, though both still warmer than the UK. There will be periods of rainfall, but the humid weather tends to help things clear up fairly quickly.