The island of Mallorca has been one of Spain’s most popular holiday destinations since the package holiday trend began. One of the most popular islands on the Mediterranean, it’s famous for its high temperatures, glorious sandy beaches and breath taking views. But like any holiday goer taking their first trip to a new destination, the question remains, ‘what is there to see and do?’
Well thankfully, any new tourist visiting the island of Mallorca will have no such problem. Whether it’s a bustling and thriving nightlife the tourist craves or simply a chance to get away from all the trials and tribulations of modern life, Mallorca is an ideal destination.
In the past few years, Mallorca has become one of the most popular holiday destinations for young people looking for a good time, boasting an array of high profile nightclubs and bars to rival the party mad island of Ibiza. Its flagship nightclubs Pacha and Tito’s provide revellers with memorable nights and competitive promotional offers. The ‘Rocks’ music franchise also made its way to Mallorca, now in its second year, it has boasted ground breaking acts like Kasabian, Professor Green and Plan B to name a few.
Food and drink
Mallorca can proudly boast some of the best restaurants on the Balearic Islands. With its high quality produce and local delicacies, and a range of themed restaurants from around the world, it can tempt even the fussiest of palettes. Like many holiday destinations in Spain, it has an extensive list of excellent tapas restaurants, particularly ‘The Tapas Club’, and ‘La Boveda’. Both these eateries use local ingredients, and with tapas starting at only €3, there not to be missed.
Things to do
With its breath-taking views and 300 days of sunshine, the island of Mallorca literally has something for everyone. Families with young children can visit the famous ‘Pirates adventure’ show, which has been entertaining adults and children alike for over 21 years. The island boasts a range of water parks, and water based adventure areas, again suitable for both adults and children. With golf being one of Spain’s most popular sports, the island doesn’t disappoint.
With a highly extensive range of golf courses, ranging from amateur to tour standard facilities, any golfer will feel right at home, regardless of their skill level. The island can boast some magnificent historical attractions. The Castell de Bellver, a 14th century cathedral situated in the capital of Palma is one of Mallorca’s most popular tourist destinations.
Getting around the island
The island gives tourists many ways to get around. Boat tours, extensive bus, train and tram links and high quality car and motorcycle rentals are the best ways to get around. Taxi services are available, but are pricey.
Bio: The article was provided by Mallorca beach hotel, Hotel Sis Pins.