Majorca is the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea. With mild-warm winters and hot bright summers, Majorca is a popular destination for tourists from Germany and the United Kingdom. Inhabited since the Neolithic period, Majorca was ruled by Phoenicians, Romans, and Moors. Majorca has great historical sites, fascinating beaches with swathes of white sand and deep blue waters to relax on Cheap Holidays to Majorca. The gently sloping beaches with shallow waters at Alcudia are perfect for your little ones to enjoy. With dramatic landscapes and beautiful slopes, the Tramuntana mountain range offers otherworldly experience while hiking during your stay in Majorca.
Cheap Holidays to Majorca | A Journey on the Big Daddy of Balearics
Things to See in Majorca
Excavations proved that Majorca was inhabited since 6000BC. Moreover, the medieval town of Alcudia tells the glorious past of Majorca. Wander through the beautiful cobbled streets in the old town and hike up the hill to find the watchtower at Paid de Pollenca. Further, take some time to go to the outskirts of the two to discover the 2000 year old Roman amphitheatre on Holidays to Majorca. Palma is the capital city of Majorca. Indeed, this is a great place to explore the history and culture of Majorca. Above all, the magnificent Bellver Castle, which houses a museum, showcases the complete history of this island. Furthermore, cycle around the fantastic city of Palma to explore the fascinating sites in the city.
Beach Time in Majorca
Majorca’s 554 km coastline is a hub of beautiful beaches with soft sands and crystal clear waters. Furthermore, these shallow beaches with Blue Flag status ensure safety to your kids and amenities to relax and activities to play on Family Holidays to Majorca. Majorca with about 252 beaches is a paradise for beach bums. The turquoise waters at Alcudia Beach will entice your life and are very safe for kids to play. Backed by hotels and activities, Alcudia Beach provides an enthralling experience during your vacation. Immerse in funs and thrills while doing activities on 10 kilometers long Playa de Palma Beach Resort. Indeed, this is one of the biggest beaches in Mallorca. Moreover, Adrenaline junks can pump their adrenaline while doing scuba diving, parasailing, fly boarding and jet skiing at Magaluf Beach. Glass bottom Catamaran Trip is the best way to discover the beaches, caves, and coves of Majorca. Take a boat trip to visit the smallest beach of this island at Cala Romantica. Here, feed the fish and swim in the calm waters of this beautiful cove.
Hike along spectacular Serra de Tramuntana
With 90-kilo meters width and 15 kilometers breadth, the Serra de Tramuntana covers 30% of the island’s territory. This UNESCO protected site provides picture-perfect views and plenty of activities to entice your vacation in Majorca. Here, the cliff top sites like Mirador de Ricardo Roca will take your breath away. By the way, eat and drink enjoying the views down the mountains from the restaurant decks, and dissolve into the beautiful sunsets over the sea. Finally, explore the hidden villages and monasteries while hiking and trekking in Tramuntana Mountains.
Food in Majorca
Majorca’s cuisine has Roman and African influences, but still it managed to keep its traditional Spanish identity. Mainly, the ‘Mallorquin’ dishes are made with locally grown almonds, olives, walnuts, and ramallets. Tumbet made with fresh veggies, fideua made with noodles and dishes made with fresh fish, lamb, and pork are available across the island. The tapas, which are different combinations of meat and veggies, taste better when served with drinks. Do not leave Majorca without tasting a few desserts and Mallorca’s white wine.
Shopping and transport in Majorca
Palma, the capital city of Majorca is a great place for shopping. Wander through the narrow streets of this capital to buy some beautiful handicrafts made in this island. The Paseo del Borne street known as the golden mile of Palma is famous for luxury shopping. If you like to do some affordable shopping, then Massimo Dutti is a great store to buy some fashion outfits. Similarly, Jamie III is a great place to buy branded fashion wear while enjoying a vacation in Majorca. Taxis are a common mode of transport in Majorca, but pick the local bus services for cheap modes of travel. Catch the yellow buses from the hotels and the minibuses from the airport, to land on the beaches during Majorca Holidays.
Things to Follow during Cheap Holidays to Majorca
Blessed with the Mediterranean climate, Majorca offers warm weathers, sunny days and blue skies between March and August. September and October is the best time for a much laid-back vacation on the beaches in Majorca. Pack your sunscreens and hats to beat the sunstrokes.
The best way to roam around the island is through the discounted bus tickets available at the tobacco shops and stalls. Apart from upscale restaurants, many pocket-friendly street-side eateries also serve the delicious and quality Mallorquin dishes during Low Cost Holidays to Majorca. Many budget hotels and resorts across the island cater accommodation suitable to all pockets.