Majorca has been a famous tourist destination for decades and continues to attract holidaymakers looking for sand, sea, sun and a cosmopolitan life that could rival any European city. The beautiful island of Majorca is a true tourism treasure, with lots of attractions to charm any holidaymaker and a wide range of accommodations for singles, couples, groups and families.
Whether you are young, old, or single, there are many cheap Majorca holidays that you can choose to explore the beauty of this island. Offering superb Mediterranean climate, outstanding local food and drink, and fantastic beaches, here are some of the things that you can do in Majorca.
Palma is the main destination for shopaholics because it offers everything. You can easily find high street stores, up-market boutiques, hypermarkets and modern shopping malls. Visiting the local market is also a good option to spend time and find unique collections. Local markets are usually held weekly from early in the morning to noon.
Majorca is granted with 300 days of sunshine a year with an average temperature of 10 degrees in the winter and 27 degrees in the summer. These conditions make Majorca an ideal spot for enjoying various water sports such as windsurfing, skiing, scuba diving, parasailing, and etc. There are also plenty of water sport centers where you can learn how to ride a speedboat, how to sail and everything in between.
Beautiful beaches are definitely the main attraction of Majorca. There are more than 100 beaches that you can explore. Some of the best beaches in Majorca can be found in Puerto Pollensa and Alcudia, which are good for family holidays.
Although it is a bit dangerous (and controversial), bull fighting is a major sport event in Majorca and you should consider it when you visit this island. This popular sport event is held at the Placa de Toros between March and October.
For families, Majorca offers many different animal attractions such as dolphin, parrot and sea lion shows in Costa d’en Blanes, a safari park in Sa Coma, and Palma Aquarium in Playa de Palma. Horse-riding is also available in the Rancho Grande in Son Serra.
The best way to enjoy the beautiful island of Majorca is using bicycle. The local government has provided lots of well-sign trails and tracks to follow. With bicycle, you’ll be able to stop and explore abrupt mountains, green hills, pine woods, and caverns. There are many places to hire a bike so it won’t be difficult to find a good bike to enjoy your bicycling trip.
Another thing to do if you come to Majorca with your families is to enjoy the water parks. There are three main water parks that you can choose from: Aqualand, Western Waterpark, Hidropark.
Although Majorca is a year-round destination, the best time to visit this island is between spring and autumn (November-May) where you can get hours of sunshine and warmth. So, book your cheap Majorca holidays now and enjoy all the attractions offered by this beautiful island.