decided which area
of Mallorca you’d like to stay in, the
next question is, what sort of accommodation do
There are beautiful
places to stay in Mallorca to suit every budget.
Hotels in Mallorca
Hotels in Mallorca
range from the luxurious through the ‘holiday
hotel’ to your basic place to sleep and
wash. Some are wonderful, some are ugly, some
are overpriced. New hotels are being built all
the time in Mallorca and old ones are being renovated.
Before you book, it’s worth finding out
as much as you can about the hotel you have in
mind but the standard is generally high. Because
Mallorca gets so many visitors, hotels are competing
for business and that usually keeps them on their
Do check also whether
the price quoted includes breakfast and taxes.
looking for a big hotel that organises entertainment,
it will probably be cheaper to book it through
a tour operator than independently. There are
loads of excellent package holidays you can get
offers a range of great deals on package holidays.
It's definitely worth having a look at their specific
planning to travel out of season, bear in mind
that a lot of Mallorca is closed in the winter.
However, this means you can get some good deals
from the places that are open.
Self-catering villas and apartments
There are many companies
and individuals offering holiday homes to rent.
This gives you a bit more freedom than you have
in a hotel but of course you have to do all your
own cooking etc.
be a cheaper option than staying in a hotel but
this isn't automatically the case so, if you're
basing your decision on finance, check the hotel
Agrotourism in Mallorca
Visitors to Mallorca
are increasingly interested in staying in fincas
(farmhouses) and rural ‘retreats’.
Originally, agrotourism was supposed to be about
people staying in rural communities and getting
involved in the agricultural life of that place.
Already, it has come to mean staying in rustic-style
luxury. Agrotourism hotels, villas and fincas
usually have private swimming pools and are, almost
by definition, situated in beautiful surroundings.
Putting ecology to one side, these are lovely
places to stay.
Campsites in Mallorca
There are two official
campsites in Mallorca:
Sun Club Picafort in
Platja de Muro (which used to be called Las Gaviotas,
Club San Pedro in Artá
Although the Sun
Club Picafort is superior, both have pretty good
Other accommodation in Mallorca
are a couple of youth hostels and many other hostels
in Mallorca. Another possibility for a cheap,
clean stay in Mallorca is to lodge in a monastery.
booking this type of basic accommodation, it’s
a good idea to check in advance whether you are
expected to bring a sleeping bag.