Majorca Travel Guide

Majorca Travel Guide

Majorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands. It is a favourite with British holiday makers offering something for everyone. Well known resorts include Palma Nova, Magaluf, Cala D'or, Santa Ponsa and Alcudia, though there are many smaller, beautiful resorts throughout the island.

Location

Balearic Islands, Mediterranean

Climate

The Balearics enjoy a Mediterranean climate where the maximum tempartures are not excessive due to the cooling influence of the sea and the winters are mild and dry.

Currency

EURO

Time Difference

GMT + 1hr

Transfer Time

Varies depending on resort, the closest being Playa de Palma at 15mins and longest time being 80mins to Cala Mandial.

Hotels

All types of accomodation are available throughout Majorca ranging from chalets and apartments to hotels and resorts to suit all budgets and requirements

Attractions

Lots to see and explore. From Monasteries and churches to castles and cathederals. Mountain villages, caves of Drac, Palma old town, beaches. Plenty of restaurants and bars.

Shopping

Jewellery, handicrafts, leather, ceramics and local markets. Palma town has many designer shops and boutiques

Excursions

Caves of Drac, Monastery of Lluc, Inca market, Marineland and trips to old towns. Wild West Waterpark, and golf.

Family

Definitely one of the best places in Europe to take families. Clean, safe and lots to do.

Getting Around

Buses and connections are good throughout the island, many choose to have a hire car as there is so much to see.