Best Way To Discover Majorca30/04/2019
There is absolutely no doubt Majorca or Mallorca is a lovely place for tourists. It attracts tourists from all over the world also from Europe. You can also enjoy much more Majorca while you spending your holidays.
It also a one of the cheapest destination in Europe.
If you are planning to visit this lovely Spanish island, this article will work as an ultimate guide for you.
What are the difference between Majorca or Mallorca?
If you are spending some good amount holidays in Majorca then you need to understand the differences between Majorca or Mallorca.
First of all, there is a misconception between Majorca or Mallorca. Mallorca derived from Catalan.
However, Majorca is derived from Spanish. But in-fact there is nothing much more differences between these twos.
You can also check the differences from here.
Where is Majorca or Mallorca?
Mallorca or Majorca is the largest island in the Balearic Islands of Spain.
It is located in Mediterranean just few miles away from Spanish mainland.
Majorca is located just next to other two islands Ibiza and Menorca. Palma is the capital of Majorca Island.
Catalan is the official language of the entire Balearic Islands with Spanish.
What are the best things to do in Majorca?
There is no doubt Majorca is a hidden paradise among tourists. For that particular reason Majorca easily attract tourists from different parts of the world including Europe in particularly.
Here are some of the few places and beaches you can consider to visit while you are in Majorca.
While you are in Majorca to spending holidays either by yourself or other family members the you can consider to visit different places in Majorca. Enjoying different places of Majorca is truly a great fun while on holidays.
Alcúdia is a costal town of Majorca. It is also a medieval town and there are plenty of sight-seeing tours you can enjoy. Alcudia has a history backdated from Roman Empire.
Places to visit: Alcudia Market, Alcúdia Old City, Talaia d’Alcúdia, Museu Monogràfic de Pol·lèntia, Museo Sa Bassa Blanca, The Challenge Mallorca WAM, Puig De Sant Martí, Hidropark Alcúdia, Auditori d’Alcúdia are the most important places to visit.
Playa de Alcúdia or Port d’Alcudia beach will really worth to see if you have plenty of time in hand.
More information: If you are looking to book a hotel room, restaurants and more information about Alcudia then visit Tripadvisor.
2. Santa Ponsa
Santa Ponsa also locally known as Santa Ponça, is a small town located south-west of Majorca.
It is is one of the resort in Majorca. This is also a one of the most popular tourist spots among the British.
The city is located within the municipality of Calvià and just 10 miles away from the capital Palma. But not far away from Magaluf a popular tourist destination.
Don’t miss the beautiful Playa Santa Ponsa beach to visit to spend some extra leisure time.
If you love to playing golf while you spending your holidays in Majorca then you will a nearest golf club named “Golf Santa Ponsa”, to enjoy golf.
More information: You will more information about bars, hotels, restraunts and more places to visit in Santa Ponsa from Trip Advisor.
Magaluf is in the municipality of Calvià. Also just a few yards away from Santa Ponsa.
It is one of the popular holiday resort in Europe also famous for its beaches. Brits and people from other parts of the the Europe love to flocking there.
Son Sant Joan Airport is the main airport in Magaluf, which is 15 miles away from Magaluf.
Don’t forget to visit Palmanova Beach in Magaluf.
More information:You will find useful guide about foods, hotels and restraunts about Magaluf from Tripadvisor.
Pollensa or Pollença is an ancient town. You find the city more attractive because there are many narrow streets, cafés, restaurants and bars. It is just a km away from Port de Pollenca.
There are plenty of things to do when you visit Pollensa. From visiting castles to scuba diving.
Places to visit: 365 Calvari Steps, Museu De Pollença, Casa Museu Dionís Bennàssar, Roman Bridge, Pine Walk Puerto Pollensa, Santuari del Puig de Maria, Albercutx Watchtower, Torre Desbrull, Bodegas Can Vidalet, Reserva Natural de s’Albufereta are the few places to visit.
If you want to enjoy better expericene in scuba diving then visit Scuba Mallorca.
More information: You will find out further information about Pollensa from Tripadvisor.
Sóller or Soller is a north west coastal town of Mallorca. The town is located just 2 miles away from its Port de Sóller.
This place is popular in particularly those who love hiking, cycling. Soller is also famous for gourmet lovers.
Within this lovely small town you find museums, botanical gardens to enjoy.
Places to visit: At Soller you can visit Can Prunera, Ecovinyassa, Jardí Botànic de Sóller, Sala Picasso y Sala Miro, St. Bartholomäus, Sala Picasso y Sala Miro, Can Prunera, Museu Balear de Ciències Naturals, Torre Picada, Tren Soller, Santuari de Lluc, Jardines de Alfabia, La Casa de Robert Graves, Palma Aquarium, Mondragó Natural Park.
More information: There are plenty of information about foods, restaurants and hotels about Soller from Tripadvisor.
6. Cala Bona
Cala Bona is a fishing town and one of the holiday resort located in east coast of Majorca.
Here at Cala Bona you can go and enjoy safari zoo, Churches, caves, gardens also natural park.
More information:There are plenty of information about foods, restraunt and hotels in Cala Bona avaialblefrom Tripadvisor.
As Majorca is surrounded by sea. There are are plenty of beaches you go and take a look. Beaches are one of the most attraction of Majorca.
For that particular reasons Majorca attracts beach lover from different corner of the world.
1. Cala Gran Cove
Are you looking for crystal clear and swim friendly waters?
Then Cala Gran Cove is the perfect destination for you.
Cala Gran Cove has everything that you always need for your dream beach holidays. You will find there are plenty of boat trips to enjoy.
However, you will find Cala Gran Cove is full of tourists during summer time.
2. Es Calo des Moro
Are you looking to escape from overcrowded beaches where tourist are flocking?
Then Es Calo des Moro is the perfect beach holiday destination for you. At Es Calo des Moro you will never feel isolated.
However, there are not too many facilities available which you is available on other beaches. If you are considering to spend your whole day on Es Calo des Moro then you can consider to bring your packed lunch.
3. Sa Coma
Sa Coma also known as Playa de Sa Coma is the best place if want to enjoy more beaches at the same time and the same spot. There are also other two beaches available nearby.
This sunny beach is close to municipal town of Sant Llorenç des Cardassar. This beach is cleanest compared to other beaches.
This beach is also great for sunbathers especially those who want to spend some good quality of time with families.
Also there are are plenty of sunbeds available for rent.
4. Cala Marcal
This lovely beach is located vert close to the village of Porto Colom.
At Cala Marcal beach you will find a breath taking views. There are plenty of spaces available at Cala Marcal beach.
There are plenty of facilities available for sun-bathers including sun loungers, parasols, showers and toilets.
While at the the beach you can enjoy plenty of fun like renting a paddle boat .
Also there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants available at the beach promenade.
5. Palma Nova
If you are looking to enjoy your Majorca holidays in one of the smallest beaches in Majorca then Palma Nova is for you.
This lovely beach is just 1 km long and 60 metres wide. You will not totally lost. There are plenty of hotels and resorts.
You can also expect better facilities within this beach like easy access into large range of sun loungers and parasols.
There are plenty of outdoor activities you can enjoy at the beach like playing volleyball with friends and familes.
Palma Nova is very close to Magaluf so you can access different amusement facilities there.
6. Playa Coll Baix
Coll Baix Beach also known as Playa Coll Baix is a lovely beach in Majorca.
Majorca is known for its turquoise waters and scenic natural beauty. There is nothing much more exception to Playa Coll Baix.
If you are looking to enjoy beach holidays next to rocky cliffs and Mediterranean forest, then you are at your dream destination.
This lovely beach is perfect for those who love some outdoor and some hiking activities.
However, you will find it difficult to get there unless you don’t mind to walk. Walking is the best way to get there.
7. Cala Formentor
This lovely beach is northern Majorca. Cala Formentor beach offers best view of pine forest, Tramuntana mountains, deep blue waters and of course the golden sands that you will definitely love it.
At Cala Formentor you can enjoy water sports, sunbeds for rent, showers and toilets. There also plenty of bars and restaurants available nearly.
Likewise, other beaches Cala Formentor beach is just about 1 km long but it is too narrow. The sand is very bright and well-grained.
You can also enjoy one of the crystasl water beaches of Majorca at Cala Formentor.
8. Cala Mesquida
Cala Mesquida beach is in north-eastern part of Majroca.
This lovely sandy beach never fails to fill-up with tourist on every year. Also you will find plenty of spaces, one you visit the beach.
You can go for swimming with its swim friendly water. This is the perfect place if you love to catching fishes. But only if you are fan of diving and snorkelling, then you can go for it.
There are snacks bar and restaurants available within nearby town.
9. Playa de Muro
Playa de Muro is one of the longest beaches in Majorca. It is a beautiful six-kilometre long beach Blue Flag with white sands.
While you visit the beach you will find it a bit quite and peaceful compared to other beaches.
This beach is perfect for your families and waters are calm and clear to enjoy much more entertainment of the beach.
There are plenty of hotels, restaurants, bars, parasols and sun loungers available for hire. Toilets and showers are available there too.
10. Sant Elm
You certainly love azure water beaches. If you truly love then Sant Elm beach is the perfect beach holiday destination for you.
Once you look at the crystal azure water of the Sant Elm beach you will totally feel there is nothing much more differecnes between an ocean and a land.
This beach offers lovely swim-friendly water and there is plenty of restaurants nearby.
However, like other beaches in in Majorca there no sunbeds and parasols available to rent. So you need to bring on your own.
You will also find this beach is quite small and busy compared to other beaches.
11. Cala Millor
Cala Millor beach is one of the most accessible beaches in Majorca.
If you are looking for total relaxation at of the beaches at Majorca then there is no other substitute than Cala Millor beach.
Cala Millor beach is perfect for your families if you enjoy water sports.
You will find a nearby beach namely Cala Bona just 3 mins of driving, where you will find bars, restaurants and shops.
Will there be a visa free access to spend holidays in Majorca?
You still can travel in Majorca as the a Brexit deal is still on the negotiation table and which is not imminent yet.
However, even after the Brexit you still can travel to other EU states without a visa lasting upto 90 days(out of 180 days). This will not certainly affect your holidays if you are looking visit in Majorca for holidays.
There are recent changes on smoking ban in Majorca and Ibiza which you need to follow. Also there are certain rules which you need to follow when you visiting an overseas country.