Illetas - An Exclusive Resort on the Majorca Coast
Illetas is located on the South West coast of Majorca, just six miles off the capital Palma. The resort is known for its exclusivity, it is often referred to as the Monte Carlo of Majorca where it is difficult to find any accommodation below four stars. With a twenty minute airport transfer time, you will be in the resort in no time.
Those wanting a relaxing Majorca holiday that is rich in culture and style will love Illetas. The harbour is filled with spectacular luxury yachts and many of the hotels offer private beaches exclusively for use by their guests. There are plenty of things to see and do whilst visiting Illetas however those looking for the lively atmosphere of Magaluf and Palma Nova will be disappointed. The resort is catered for couples and families wanting a scenic break in a stunning area of Majorca.
Illetas is a relatively undiscovered resort, unaffected by commercial tourism. The stunning scenery and relaxing atmosphere means that it is the perfect Majorca resort for those that want to unwind. The resort is popular with older travellers and couples, young travellers may not find the vibrant lifestyle or exciting nightlife that would suit them. Illetas is a sophisticated resort that is ideal for indulgence and luxury. If you prefer a more exclusive holiday, book you Majorca break to Illetas today.
Illetas - Picturesque and Relaxing
If you want a scenic Majorca holiday, Illetas is a fantastic choice. With stunning architecture and a picturesque backdrop, visitors are often left in awe of the sheer beauty of the resort. Although sightseeing is the main attraction of Illetas, there is still a wide range of things to see and do. Why not head to the diving centre on La Solana beach which is open all year round for both beginners and experts. There is also a fantastic golf course available if you prefer to stay on dry land.
There are several resorts nearby which offer a wider range of activities, Illetas tries to maintain the peaceful nature of the resort so many typical holiday attractions are not available. The nearby Portals Nous is home to Marineland, a sea life centre that offers daily performances by dolphins and sea lions. Palma is a fantastic place to visit and is home to many of Majorca’s must see attractions.
Explore Paseo del Borne, the heart of the medieval centre, where visitors can get lost within the narrow maze of streets. The cathedral is a spectacular Gothic building that is open to the public, perfect for your holiday snapshots.
Illetas – a Laid Back Nightlife and Stunning Cuisine
If you want a lively nightlife during your Majorca holiday, Illetas may not be the best place to stay. Although there is some entertainment on offer, it is tame compared to some of the nearby resorts that attract young travellers. The majority of the entertainment is hotel based and the selection of bars close quite early. There is one nightclub in Illetas however it is extremely exclusive and stays open until the early hours.
Public transport is frequent and reliable within the resort so it is easy to travel to other resorts if you want to sample a wilder night life. Illetas boasts some fantastic restaurants serving both traditional and international cuisine. The hotel restaurants are all up to an extremely high standard and the majority overlook the stunning Illetas scenery. It is recommended to try the local delicacies; however there is everything from Italian to British pub food available within this Majorca resort.
There are a few shops scattered around the resort however due to how close the resort is to Palma, there are no large stores. Expect to find traditional souvenir shops and local craft markets within the resort.
Illetas - Weather and Climate
Illetas boasts fantastic weather all year round. Although it is not scorching hot, the coastal breeze is a refreshing and rejuvenating change from the usual Mediterranean heat. The water temperatures remain high throughout the year, perfect for fans of diving or simply relaxing in the sea. The winter months are cooler however Illetas is still a fantastic winter holiday resort.