Majorca

Majorca Destination Guide

With an abundance of sunshine and the pleasant waters of the Mediterranean to surround fantastic beaches and world famous resorts, holidays to Majorca are an excellent choice for Europeans seeking an escape from the mundane every- day, a spring break, a family vacation or a romantic getaway. A plethora of restaurants, vibrant and exciting nightlife, a wide range of activities and the laid back, relaxed atmosphere of the Balearic Islands promise every holiday seeker a fantastic vacation, regardless of budget, taste and style.

Located off the Spanish coast, just 100 miles from Barcelona, Majorca offers a wide range of activities and interest points. The warm waters are ideal for all water sports and vacationers can enjoy snorkeling, water skiing, scuba diving, jet skies and sea kayaking. For a more relaxed holiday, the white sandy beaches and fantastic sunshine offer some real escapes. Majorca has some of the most beautiful beaches in the region, and can definitely give other exclusive locations such as the Maldives some serious competition.

With the care free and laid back atmosphere that surrounds the island it is not that rare come across nudists in various beaches and spontaneous beach activities such as volleyball in the buff. The beaches are surrounded by beautiful sand dunes and if you can find a secluded spot you might truly feel as if you are miles away from civilization.

In addition to the restaurants and bars associated with the hotels and resorts of the island, a venture to the local restaurants and a taste of the Catalan cuisine and Franco- Spanish influences is highly recommended. A trip to Valdemossa, a hillside village in the South West corner of the island, will offer an entire day of interest points and an evening of authentic dining, fantastic shopping and great fun for all.

Flights to Majorca are relatively cheap and can be found from most major UK cities from around 100 pounds and up, depending on the season. Flights arrive at Palma de Majorca, the capital city of the island, where most hotels and resorts are situated. In the summer holiday period many companies offer all inclusive deals which include accommodation, car rental and flights, significantly reducing the costs of travel.

This fantastic island of paradise is not a place for those looking for a quiet getaway. The island has become a major tourist attraction and in the hot summer months is buzzing with activity, life, parties and thrills. But if you are looking for a fun, exciting, break that will leave lasting memories of gorgeous settings, fantastic sunshine and an unforgettable time, Majorca is the place for you.