Majorca is the largest of the sun-drenched islands off of the Spanish coast. It is renowned for its beautiful Mediterranean beaches and rich history. From scuba diving to exploring ancient castles to sipping a cocktail at a beach-side club, Majorca has something for all types of travellers. We’ve compiled a list of activities for however you choose to spend your winter island getaway.
Playa Alcudia has miles of white sand beaches. The closer you get to the port, the more beach bars and restaurants there are to choose from. Rent an umbrella and lounge in the sunshine or wade into the shallow turquoise waters. This Spanish gem is a frequented spot by tourists and locals alike.
Mood Beach Club
Mood is a cocktail bar, beach club and restaurant, and lounge with live music. Enjoy the beautiful view of the sea as you sip a tropical cocktail or munch on a delicious Spanish dish. The atmosphere is laid-back, yet chic and you will not want to leave!
Historic & Cultural
Passeig des Born
You don’t need to walk far down the street to find a plethora of bars, shops, and restaurants. Trees line the streets and music can be heard in the evening hours. This hotspot is considered the heart of Palma and is a pleasant location to spend the day or evening.
This Gothic style castle is one of the only round castles in Europe. For hundreds of years it was used as a military prison, and now it is one of the main attractions on the island. The island’s main history museum lies inside. This unique castle sits on top of a hill and offers spectacular 360-degree views over Palma city.
Watch fantastic dancers perform to traditional and contemporary music in an old 12-century mansion. This show offers the traditional Spanish Flamenco as well as contemporary dances. The costumes and music are sure to dazzle you and the food is superb.
Pirates Adventure Show
Now in its 29th year, this entertaining show boasts world class acrobatics, gymnastics, and breathtaking dancing. Escape to a world of action, thrills, laughs, and fun for an unforgettable experience.
Cap de Formentor
This peninsula offers spectacular views of the sunset and sunrise over the cliffs of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range and surrounding sea. Visit the lighthouse or cafe when you have thoroughly enjoyed the views. Be sure to get there early if you are travelling in summer, as there will likely be many other people waiting to get a view!
Mondrago Natural Park
This natural park has a variety of bird life and an abundance of beautiful beaches and orchids within the woods. It is famous for its stunningly white beaches and deep turquoise waters. It is situated in a remote part of the island, but is frequented by many locals and tourists alike.
Jungle Parc offers zip-lining fun for all ages and abilities. Choose from three exciting courses and glide along the treetops like a bird. Instructors ensure your safety before you try the courses. The park is easy to access and the staff speaks English.
Big Blue Diving
What better place to snorkel or dive then the crystal-clear waters off of the Majorcan coast? With Big Blue Diving, you can snorkel or dive with the option to rent equipment. You can also choose to take a scuba diving course if you have never dived before.