Guide to Mallorca/Majorca
thinking of going to Mallorca/Majorca on holiday,
read this website first, to make sure you get
the most out of your time in the Balearics.
Mallorca is an idyllic
holiday destination, offering diverse and intense
pleasures to the visitor, including:
- beautiful beaches, both sandy
- clear, warm sea for swimming,
boating and other water sports
- amazing mountains for hiking,
biking and picnicking
- breathtaking views, picturesque
villages, interesting architecture, captivating
- great food, wine and coffee
- friendly people
- a peaceful, restorative, stress-free
pace of life.
is easy and relatively cheap to reach from Britain
and provides everything you could want for a relaxing
and/or stimulating holiday.
If you like culture,
Mallorca has loads to offer you. If you like active,
energetic holidays, there are many interesting
things you can do in Mallorca. If your idea of
a proper holiday is eating, drinking and lying
in the sun, you can’t do much better than
true that Mallorca is extremely popular with the
British and that most people on the island speak
English, if you don’t like the thought of
this, don’t be put off. Once you venture
away from the tourist areas, you’ll soon
find the ‘real’ Mallorca.
a woman travelling alone or if you’re a
family with young children, Mallorca is an excellent
place for your holiday. The crime rate is very
low and the people are friendly and helpful, while
not being remotely ‘in your face’.
If you are an older person, you will probably
enjoy Mallorca’s beautiful beaches and well-kept
promenades. There’s a lot of fun to be had
in Mallorca that doesn’t involve hiking
is home (at least part of the time) to quite a
few celebrities – Michael Douglas &
Catherine Zeta-Jones, Boris Becker, Michael Schumacher,
Claudia Schiffer, Tom Cruise, Pierce Brosnan and
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, to name just a few. Some
parts of the island are, therefore, very rich
and ultra-modern, but other parts appear not to
have changed for centuries.
For some, Mallorca
is a peaceful haven, away from the glare of the
limelight. For the rest of us, the island offers
comfort, ease, beauty and access to ancient sites
and traditional ways of life.
If you haven’t
booked your flight or ferry to Mallorca yet, what
are you waiting for? Peace and adventure are yours
for the discovery.