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Mallorca (Majorca) Hotels and Apartments
Mallorca (Majorca) Overview
Hotels and Apartments in Majorca
Enjoy incredible cuisine, sunbathe on the vast stretches of sand beaches or drive through picturesque roads swirling around Majorca. There are a number of options where you can book your holiday home, hotel or resort. Choosing where to stay in Majorca will depend on the type of holiday you are seeking whether it’s a hotel or self-catering apartment, beachfront or city center, party or tranquility.
The largest of the Spanish islands, Majorca has so many sightseeing spots, restaurants, bars, and shops to make your holiday memorable. The island of Mallorca has become popular for its soft sand beaches, limestone mountains and lively nightlife. Especially in the capital city of Palma. The road to Cala Torta, lined with a white sand beach flanked by gentle cliffs will amaze you. You will fall in love with this tiny town for its quaint atmosphere and fishing sites.
Majorca rarely fails to impress. It’s a chameleon of an island that can be whatever you want it to be. From the chic bars of Magaluf in the west to the stylish promenades of Cala d’Or in the east, the lichen-studded stone-built towns of the northern highlands – Fornalutx, Binibassi, Sóller – to the churches and lemon groves of Artà, there’s so much to get through in this Balearic jewel. The choice of accommodation is equally varied just like its attractions. The budget properties to luxury boutique hotels in Majorca are available in historic villages, towns, cities and of course in the beachfront area.
Accommodation in Majorca
Choosing the right accommodation in Majorca is perhaps the most important aspect of your holiday to this corner of the Balearics. Choose to stay in villas, self-catering apartments or luxury hotels in Majorca that are well-furnished with top amenities to make your stay memorable. A stint in Magaluf means wild partying and seaside activities, while retreating to the Raiguer region means local markets and quaint Catalan towns.
For families traveling with kids, a family resort or an apartment in Cala Bona, Cala Millor, Can Pasilla, Can Picafort, Palma Nova or Santa Ponsa is an ideal choice. With their long stretches of sandy beaches, activities for the whole family and plenty of fun-filled evening entertainment.
The luxury hotels in Majorca are spread around resorts such as Palma, Cala D’or and S’Illot whilst the premium golf and spa resorts are located close to Puerto Portals, Camp De Mar, and Palma.
Couples looking for a romantic hotel in Majorca should look into resorts such as Alcudia, where you can explore the beautiful countryside and enjoy a romantic walk along the marina. Perhaps sitting in a classy waterfront café in Portals Nous suits you more, or the Instagram-worthy scenes in Cala D’Or might be the romantic pull you need.
Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find so many hotel and apartments in Majorca to suit your holiday.
Top Things to do in Majorca
Take a road trip! Swerve through the curves of the mighty Serra de Tramuntana mountain range starting from the rural town of Andratx in the south-west to Cap de Formentor lighthouse in the northeast will be thrilling. You can also hire a bicycle from the concierge of your Majorca hotel to experience mountain biking around your resort.
Visit the capital city! Palma de Mallorca for its popular tourists’ attractions such as Es Baluard, Bellver Castle and the Balearic Coliseum. Delve into the Old Town to encounter elegant Moorish architecture, the wonderful Cathedral de Mallorca, and old arabesque hammams left over from the days when the Berbers ruled these parts.
Get a vintage train to Sóller! Also known as Golden Valley, is overflown with the fragrance of lemon and orange trees. It is situated close to the sea offering beach lovers a perfect spot for water sports, drinking in beach shacks. Take a wooden train from Palma to enjoy the pretty views.
Drink wine! Head to one of Majorca’s wineries. Many are located just North of Palma such as Macia Batl, Vina Nadal and Son Prim where you can taste a variety of white, red and rose wines.
Nightlife in Majorca
When it comes to nightlife in Majorca we have to talk about the hedonistic resort of Magaluf. An absolute mecca for party-animals the under 25’s flock to here year after year. For nightlife that is still lively but not as raucous El Arenal provides all nightclubs with stunning coastline to spend the day relaxing on. Meanwhile, the capital of Palma has its own scene, with Catalan tapas joints serving up beer and chattering local folk well into the early hours.
Of course, all resorts will have their own bars and clubs, with some being livelier than others, make sure you check to see if your hotel in Majorca provides some family-friendly entertainment to keep you entertained throughout your stay.
Restaurants in Majorca
Those who haven’t booked their Majorca hotel with an all-inclusive package can step out and sample the local cuisine. Majorca takes tastes from the old North African Berbers and the chefs of Catalonia and fuses them together to create an interesting medley of dishes. You can sample seafood stews and tagine-style casseroles in the rustic taverns of the mountains, while a bout of Andalusian tapas is never far away in Palma de Mallorca (the capital). Of course, resorts like Magaluf and Cala Ratjada, also have plenty of international spots, touting daily menus of German schnitzel and English fry-ups.
What to shop in and around Majorca?
Holidaymakers can enjoy shopping around streets of Plaça Cort, Plaça Mercat and Plaça Mayor where you will find decorative items, clothes, cosmetics, bags, and shoes. It is a great spot to buy souvenirs from. A cheap hotel in Majorca will help you save money for your retail therapy at Palma malls like Porto Pi Centro Comercial and Fan Mallorca Shopping. They feature shops selling local and international brands, games zone, bakeries, and many more.
Facts for you:
Nearest airports: Palma de Mallorca Airport
Transfer time: 2 hours 25 minutes
Language: Spanish and Catalan