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This category contains our articles about the island of Majorca off the east coast of Spain. Here you will find lots of useful guides about some of the best resorts and things to do. We also provide extensive information about the best beaches and attractions here.

Majorca is one of the four main Balearic Islands and one of the top tourist destinations in Spain. This incredible location is also the largest of the Spanish Islands. This includes the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. With over 850,000 inhabitants, Majorca accounts for the bulk of the 1.1 million population of the Balearic Islands.

There are over 40 amazing tourist resorts to choose from here, all offering something different. This island boasts amazing nightlife but also many tranquil resorts to escape to. Some of the architecture such as La Seu is among the best in all Spain.

Find out below why this beautiful island attracts well over 5 millions visitors every year.

The weather in Alcúdia is generally best during the spring and summer months. This is when the temperature is warmer. The holiday season tends to start in May as the temperature increases. It continues until late September when the...
The weather in Majorca in May again improves as we approach the middle of spring. The average daily temperature now increases to a warm 19 Celsius. May is the first major tourism month, this is especially the case towards the...
There are around 40 popular tourist resorts in Majorca which span it's 550 km coastline. Most boast magnificent beaches and coves with crystal clear turquoise sea. The natural beauty on offer here is one of the main reasons that...
The weather in Majorca in March begins to improve after the colder winter months. The end of March will see the arrival of spring when temperatures begin to increase leading up to summer. March is not one of the bigger...
The weather in Majorca in April is improving as we enter the first full spring month. The average daily temperature now increases to 14 - 15 Celsius. The island of Majorca is very much a hot weather location. Most tend...
Welcome to our guide about the top attractions and things to do in Majorca. This beautiful island is one of the top tourism locations in Spain. Majorca is by far the biggest of the Balearic Islands in both population and...
The choice of hotels In Majorca is huge. If ever there was a suitable subject to coin the phrase ‘something for everyone’, the hotels in Majorca are it. The hotels here boast star ratings from none to five. From...
The nightlife In Majorca, although not as legendary as Ibiza's thumping super clubs, still attracts hoards of party hard revellers intent on squeezing out every last drop of energy from their sun scorched bodies before returning home to the...
Majorca’s seaside resort of Can Picafort lies in the Bay of Alcúdia. This resort is on the opposite side of the island from Palma on the northern coast. A good 1.5 hour drive from the airport to the south. Can...
With over 30 coveted Blue Flag Awards it’s no easy task listing the top beaches in Majorca. Although one beach may be far more beautiful than another. It’s all about personal requirements. Best Beaches in Majorca & Picturesque Coves If you...
Sa Coma is a popular destination with British holidaymakers. This resort lies on the eastern coast of Majorca, south of Cala Millor. Sa Coma is one of the newer resorts here. Development did not begin until the mid 1980's. It's...
The popular Cala Millor resort lies in a sweeping bay on the eastern coast of Majorca. This bay has clean white sand lapped by the clear turquoise waters. This beautiful resort lies a 70 km drive from Son Sant Joan...
The Small resort of Cala Bona lies on the eastern coast of Majorca. A pretty resort where there is much to like. This area has clean streets and several playgrounds for children. The beaches are family friendly here with...
The large horseshoe shaped harbour of Port de Sóller is one of the most picturesque of Majorca’s harbours. Surrounded by forested hills atop of which sit hotels and residential areas. The backdrop of the Tramuntana Mountains add to the diverse...
The Majorcan holiday resort of Calas de Mallorca lies on the southeast of the island. This resort gets its name from the many calas (creeks or small rivers) that run into the Sea. Over the centuries these have formed...
Palma Nova lies in a horseshoe bay of golden sand beaches. Alongside these beaches is a lively promenade lined with bars and restaurants. This area buzzes with life once the sun goes down. This resort is quieter and more family...
There is no point in trying to paint a false picture of Magaluf. This resort is either loved or hated. for what it is. A mini version of Benidorm for budget package holidays. This is where you find pound...
Santa Ponsa is a pretty coastal area which lies on the west coast of Majorca. This area is particularly popular with the Scottish and Irish tourists. As a result, there is a strong Celtic influence. Santa Ponsa also welcomes many...
Cala d'Or is one of the most picturesque and relaxing holiday resorts on the island of Majorca. This tourist destination is located on the southeastern coast, an area dominated by beautiful little beaches and coves. Cala d'Or generally attracts visitors...
The beautiful city of Palma de Mallorca is the capital of Majorca and the Balearic Islands. Filled with history, culture and gorgeous architecture. Palma de Mallorca is the location of over a third of the total population of the...
Puerto Pollensa is another of the top tourist resorts in Majorca. Known to locals as Port de Pollenca, this resort is also one of the most beautiful. Puerto Pollensa is the most northern town on the island. This resort boasts...
Alcúdia is a beautiful tourist resort located on the northeastern coast of the island of Majorca. One of the top locations in the Balearic Islands. Alcúdia is famous for it’s Mediterranean beaches and rich Medieval history. This is one of...
The weather in Majorca is generally good throughout the summer months. This is when most people are taking their holidays. Unlike the Canary Islands, the Balearics tend to get much colder during the winter months Weather in Majorca, Climate, Temperature...

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