Top areas in Majorca
A popular beach getaway for European travelers, Majorca is known for its picturesque beaches, delicious Spanish cuisine, all-inclusive accommodation and spirited night scene. Palma de Majorca Airport is close to the Balearic capital of Palma and hotels near Majorca airport are convenient to both the beach and to the islands' best shops and restaurants. Playa de Palma and Puerto Pollensa are also popular beach resorts.
Majorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and popular with vacationing families who are drawn to its resorts, many of which provide full board. The Serra de Tramuntana Mountains are also a drawcard, its highest peak, Puig Major, characterized by jagged limestone cliffs and pine forests. Hiking from Lluc, Soller and Pollensa is a popular pursuit with adventure-seekers.
Crystal seas and relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle aside, many come to Majorca to party. Magaluf is perhaps the most famous area when it comes to revelry, Majorca Beach, Palma Nova Beach and Magaluf Beach home to countless bars and clubs, the Punta Ballena strip in particular attracting travelers wanting to experience the island's nightlife.
Majorca is also a great holiday destination for golfers. The island's sunny climate is perfect for golf and 18-hole greens are located in every major town – around 20 all together, with more developed every year.
For more information on hotels and landmarks in the different areas of Majorca, click on the interactive Majorca map on the left-hand side of the page.