Porto Cristo – Relaxation on the East Coast
Located on the stunning East Coast of Mallorca, Porto Cristo is a highly popular tourist destination for those wanting a relaxing Mallorca holiday. The resort is perfect for families wanting a relaxing break in a beautiful environment. With an airport transfer time of around one and half hours, holiday makers have just enough time to get used to their surroundings.
Due to the limited night time entertainment, the resort does not really cater for young travellers unlike some other more lively Mallorca resorts. With a long golden, sandy beach and turquoise waters, the beach is one of Porto Cristo’s main attractions. Along with the famous Caves of Drach which are definitely worth a visit, Porto Cristo has many attractions and activities for all the family to enjoy. With accommodation ranging from for private apartments to a variety of 2-4 star hotels, there is something for all holiday budgets!
Those wanting a relaxing, laid back holiday will love this stunning Mallorca holiday resort. Porto Cristo is the perfect place to unwind and get away from everyday life, with holiday packages to suit all tastes and budgets. Although the nightlife is not as vibrant as some other Mallorca resorts, Porto Cristo is situated in the ideal place to head to other more lively places before returning to the tranquil nature of the resort.
Families will love the safe, scenic beach and the range of family friendly activities and excursions. With a wired range of cheap, Mallorca deals available at the moment, why not take advantage and book your Porto Cristo holiday today.
Porto Cristo – Excursions and Laid Back Activities
Relaxation is the key to this Mallorca holiday resort, those wanting a wide range of physical activities may be disappointed as the main activity that Porto Cristo offers is walking around the resort! Cycling and hiking are also options available, along with the opportunity to experience some of the excursions available.
Visitors can take a trip to the vibrant city of Palma, head to the historical Caves of Drach or head to the nearby Puerto Pollensa resort for a wider range of shops, bars and restaurants to experience. Children will enjoy the small aquarium located within the resort, which is home to many exotic fish including Brazilian piranhas and Mediterranean fauna.
The port itself is also a must see whilst visiting Porto Cristo, the port still retains its traditional charm as many fishermen still work along it. There are several restaurants and bars located along the port, offering spectacular sea views and the ultimate relaxation experience. Whilst visiting the port, visitors should take advantage of the boat excursions available on either the resident catamaran or one of the famous glass bottom boats that provide a window to the beautiful Mediterranean Sea.
Porto Cristo – Wide Range of Cuisine’s
There is a wide range of restaurants available within this stunning Mallorca resort, catering for all tastes and budgets. From Italian to British cuisine, there is something for everyone. Porto Cristo does have a few bars playing a selection of music however none of these really stay open into the early hours, night time entertainment is offered at many of the resorts hotels.
Shopping within the resort is limited to a few shops selling clothing, souvenirs and jewellery. A regular bus service is available to take visitors around the resort and into other resorts such as Palma where there are several shopping malls to take advantage of!
The historic Caves of Drach attract thousands of visitors every year and is one of Mallorca’s premier tourist attractions. The caves contain the ‘Lago de Martel’, one of the world’s largest underground lakes. The caves often play host to music concerts and performances, it is well worth visiting on an evening when the caves and lake are illuminated, a truly breath taking sight. Located just a short walk away from the town of Porto Cristo, the caves are a must see for all visitors to this Mallorca resort.
Another stunning cave formation lies just on the outskirts of Porto Cristo, the Caves of Ham were discovered in 1905 and although they are not as famous as the Caves of Drach, they are equally as impressive. These caves also have regular classical music concerts happening throughout the year, children will also love the novelty Jules Verne Virtual Adventure show located in a thematic area of the caves.
Porto Cristo - Weather and Climate
Porto Cristo is perfect for those wanting a sun filled summer holiday, with hardly any rain and clear blue skies. The winter months are slightly colder with a chance of slight rain, it is recommended to take some warm clothing for the winter evenings. With high temperatures during the summer, holiday makers will love this Mallorca resort especially those wanting to top up their tans!