FIVE REASONS TO VISIT MALLORCA
With over 280 days of sunshine per year, Mallorca is the perfect destination for a long holiday or a weekend break. The largest of the Balearic islands, Mallorca is famous for its sandy beaches, hidden coves, excellent food & warm summer sun. As well as its natural beauty, Mallorca is an island of fun, catering to all ages and holiday agendas, from sun seekers to party animals. Here are our top 5 reasons to visit Mallorca this summer.
Sierra de Tramontana: One of the most beautiful areas to experience nature in its purest form is the Sierra de Tramontana, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. An ideal region for those looking to discover breathtaking views and beautiful beaches.
History: A paradise in the heart of the Balearic Islands: Palma de Mallorca is the historic center of Mallorca. Our favourite spots include Plaza Mayor where you can find outdoor craft markets, shops & cafes, Palma Cathedral which is undoubtedly one of the most stunning cathedrals in Europe, as well as the Basilica de Sant Francesc.
Beaches: One of the most renowned attractions of Mallorca are the beaches. They are ideal for sunbathing and relaxation. Our recommendation is Capa Llombards; a stunning beach, located around 35 miles southeast of Palma, the Capa Llombards is a favourite among families. Framed by pine trees and bobbing boatsheds, its picturesque setting makes it a top destination on our list of places to visit.
Puerto Portals: The most glamorous spot on the island, Puerto Portals caters to tourism all year round, making it the place to visit for designer shopping, first class bars and fine dining restaurants. In addition, the marina is world famous for hosting more than 600 luxury yachts year-round. Our favourite bar has to be BOP, where you can drink excellent cocktails, watch live shows and enjoy panoramic views of the marina.
Dining: Boasting some of the finest and most diverse restaurants in Spain, the dining “scene” of Mallorca hosts a wide range of eateries. From Michelin-star cuisines to local tapas bars, pizzerias and fish restaurants, the options are endless and will cater to any appetite.