Majorca is definitely a tourist hotspot, especially in recent years, mainly down to the beautiful climate, variety of attractions and sights, and above all, the beautiful and conveniently located beaches on the island.
It has always been a very popular beach vacation spot, especially to the English, French and German, and has been a tourist hotspot since the 1950s when more and more people visited the island in order to take full advantage of the sublime beaches and wonderful weather. Majorca is located in the Mediterranean Sea, and is the largest of the Spanish Balearic Archipelago Islands.
1. Playa de Palma
The Playa de Palma is one of the most popular beaches in Majorca; Palma is actually the Island’s capital and is host to a variety of opportunities for a great time. The beach itself may be small, but it’s a very popular spot for most tourists, whether staying in Palma or not.
There’s a host of restaurants available, as well as hotels and discos all ready to serve you when you finally decide to withdraw from the sun. If you’re looking for somewhere that offers up dancing and fun, try Tito’s for the best disco in the Playa de Palma!
2. Sa Calobra
Sa Calobra is a lush little beach with an beautiful history, it was formed by water as it travelled through the Torrent de Pareis canyon gorge. It makes for a unique little foot tour that will take you through the gorge itself, finishing at the beach, allowing you to take in the journey that was once made to form this secluded little beach.
The Torrent de Pareis and Sa Calobra are two of the most popular natural wonders within Majorca, so definitely worth a visit.
3. Alcudia Beach
If you have young children that are not quite swimming yet, the Alcudia Beach is perfect for your needs, it’s a wonderfully serene beach located in the northerly regions of the island. Home to beautiful white sand, it’s perfect for younger children, and children who don’t swim because it’s peaceful and calm.
4. Palma Nova
One of the busiest beaches in Majorca has to be the Palma Nova. Located just west of Palma and couple with the bustling resort of Magalluf, the Palma Nova offers up a promenade along the beach, as well as many popular fast food chains if you’re craving a little taste of home after a night out!
But as well as this, there are also a wide variety of restaurants here, ranging form traditional to very modern styles of cooking, to Italian, Mexican, French, Italian, Chinese and even British food to cater to every taste bud, ensuring you won’t go holiday during your vacation, and also allowing you to experiment and try some traditional local cuisine.
5. Calla D’or
If you’re a budding explorer, then the Calla D’or would have to be the beach for you. This gorgeous beach resort is actually comprised of 8 small coves that each provide beautiful and unique beaches for you to enjoy. This beach is also perfect for families, as the centre of the beach is ruled by pedestrians and is not accessible directly by auto transport. The resort itself is also perfect for a wide variety of budgets, as the price range from economy all the way up to 1st class!
Majorca is a beautiful island perfect for everyone, from couples to families, students to pensioners and the beaches here are to die for. If you’re looking for a really memorable holiday, with not only traditional local culture, but some home comforts too, then Majorca is definitely the destination for you.