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Holiday Letting Price Information in Majorca
The price graph will give you the nightly price average for the upcoming months. in Majorca, prices rise to around £298 (20/07 - 27/07). On average, the most interesting prices are in one week in October (26/10 - 02/11), when the average price is only £154 per night.
Holiday Home Availability Information in Majorca
Have a look at the above graph to see the availability of holiday rentals in Majorca. The busiest time to book a holiday letting in Majorca so far is in February (01/02 - 08/02), where only 29 rentals are available. October (19/10 - 26/10) has got the highest percentage of available rentals.
Rent a villa in Majorca and discover the beautiful Balearic islands
Majorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands, and is a wonderful destination for solo travellers, couples and families alike. From the pristine beaches of Alcudia to the mountainous inland topography, every part of this island radiates beauty.
Whether you're looking for a relaxed week sunning yourself in your holiday villa, or you'd prefer to rent an apartment in a more lively area, Majorca has it all! Discover the historic centre of Palma, enjoy the thrill of the many water parks and relax on its beautiful beaches soaking up the sunshine.
How to get to Majorca: what to do when you arrive at Palma airport
The international gateway to Majorca is Palma airport. There are many international and daily flights which serve the airport every day, making it easy to reach your Majorca holiday villa.
The extensive local bus network serves most resorts on the island and in high season they even run throughout the night. Taxis are, of course, an option - even if you are travelling to the other side of the island, the whole journey should take you under an hour. If you want to reach your Majorca holiday villa from another of the nearby islands, then it's cheaper to take a boat than fly and there is little difference in travel time.
Weather in Majorca: soak up the sun
Majorca is primarily a beach destination and the weather suits this perfectly. Majorca has long, hot summers where temperatures rarely fall below 20°C. It's still pleasantly warm in the winter months; the mercury hovers around the low teens and you can still expect around seven hours of sunshine a day. Spring and autumn are an excellent time to book your Majorca holiday villa, when the weather is temperate and the island is less populated with the summer influx of holidaymakers.
What to see in Majorca: experience Majorca's attractions
The white sand beaches of Alcudia, Cala Tuten, Playa de Muro and Cala Torta are the main draw for those visiting Majorca, but if you're a culture vulture who wants a little history along with a great tan then Majorca doesn't disappoint.
Rent a holiday apartment in the island's capital Palma, and you'll be surrounded by a wealth of sights and activities. The Almudaina Palace, Palma Cathedral and Banys Àrabs are all wonderfully architectural structures with fascinating histories to match. Hiking is also popular with those who book a holiday villa inland, near the mountains.
The Serra de Tramuntana mountain range makes the perfect day trip, and you can explore the ancient castle of La Granja once you're there. For those who enjoy a spot of golf, there are several courses on the island where you can spend some quality time on the green.
Family holidays: great activities for children in Majorca
There's plenty to do with the kids when you book your Majorca holiday villa. The Coves del Drach are a wonderful half-day trip from anywhere on the island. The intricate caves lead to an opulent underground lake where you will be treated to a magical light show. Aqualand, the largest and arguably best water park in Majorca, is a great day out and the perfect way to stay cool. If you don't want to travel to the capital then there's always Western Water Park (Magaluf) and Hidropark (Alcudia).
Majorca on a budget
Majorca can be a very wallet-friendly destination. Its magnificent beaches and entertainment options make it a popular holiday island for families.
- Magaluf This resort town close to Palma has holiday rentals at great rates and just a stone's throw from the island's most popular nightlife spots. Many bars have happy hours, making it a popular budget break destination for groups of friends.
- Playa de Muro This town in the north of the island is ideal for a family holiday at the beach. It's known for offering great-value accommodation close to the shore, meaning travel is minimal once you're here. There are also plenty of wallet-friendly eateries.
- Sóller For those simply looking to escape it all and enjoy a retreat among nature, Sóller is another superb resort town that won't break the bank. You'll find free or affordable activities, such as hiking and cycling, among the mountain trails. Plus, the Can Prunera art museum charges a low admission fee.
- Excursions to Inca and Manacor If you're staying in Palma, you can easily get a low-cost train to the charming nearby towns. You could also consider renting a car to explore the island. Inca has a wonderful traditional market, plus winding streets and a lake to explore, and in Manacor, you can join a boat tour and see the famous Drach (Dragon) Caves.
Villas near the beach in Majorca
For many travellers, Majorca is synonymous with swimming, sunbathing and watersports. Here are a few destinations close to the water, where you can easily stroll to the seaside every day.
- Peguera This beach town close to Palma is easy to reach from the airport. A villa here will place you close to the beaches of Playa Palmira and Camp de Mar. There are several hiking trails here, too, ideal for some exercise after days of indulging in delicious tapas and Spanish wine!
- Cala d'Or The lush green scenery that surrounds Cala d'Or, Cala Esmeralda, and Cala Gran will tempt to you explore. Spot luxury yachts as you walk around the beautiful marina at sunset.
- Cala Millor This town is also a good base for reaching the Drach Caves. There are also other beaches nearby, such as Cala Morlanda, and kids will love the pony ride at nearby Rancho Sa Coma.
- Sa Colobra This settlement has a more villagey feel and is another excellent choice for a quiet beach break. Bring a good book and sun hat, and let the hours drift by. There's a sheltered cove by the water and many excellent cycle trails nearby.
Nightlife in Majorca: what to do when the sun goes down
Majorca attracts a diverse mix of travellers and caters to all tastes. You can party until the sun comes up at one of the many nightclubs littered across the island. The variety of the island's nightlife becomes even more accessible when you hire a Majorca holiday villa.
Palma is a great place to explore after dark. Jazz Voyeur Club is an excellent choice for those who love live music, and in Palma Bar Cuba Colonial is the perfect evening-night venue for those who want to enjoy sumptuous surroundings without the hefty price tag. If wine is your thing, then Restaurante Wineing is your place. This serve-yourself wine bar has a great selection of local and international tipples and there's no waiting at the bar.
The Pirates Adventure is the ultimate evening destination for those travelling with children. The show, which includes dinner, is a spectacular display of acrobatics, gymnastics and music, which makes for a swashbuckling evening of fun.
What part of Majorca to visit
Majorca offers plenty of choice for visitors. You can stay close to the popular party spots or escape to a tranquil resort town that feels worlds away from civilisation.
1. Alcudia This town is a wonderful spot for combining culture with a beach holiday. Bask on the nearby golden sands and explore the charming Old Town's great bars, restaurants, and Roman ruins. Hike the trail at S'Albufera Natural Park to see roaming cattle and beautiful birds.
2. Santa Ponsa Head to Santa Ponsa for fun in the sun. Swim or sunbathe on the beach, which is surrounded by a gorgeous mountain range. To stretch your legs after a few hours of sunbathing, walk to the Puig de sa Morisca, a free-to-enter archaeological park. Renting a villa in Santa Ponsa offers the ultimate tranquil beach break.
3. Palma de Majorca The island's capital, Palma de Majorca, has easy access to beaches by bus and plenty of attractions. Walk along the marina and you'll find many wonderful options for lunch, or up to Bellver Castle to see the city from above. Majorca Cathedral, in the town's centre, is also worth a visit. Venture down Passeig del Born, the main street, where there are markets, traditional shops, and several restaurants.
4. Pollenca This small town is wonderful for a quiet trip away. With villa rentals here, you can experience living like a local with strolls and lunches in the main square. Grab your walking shoes, camera, and picnic, and take an afternoon to follow the Cami Vell del Far trail to the lighthouse.
Majorca's Incredible Sites and Natural Beauty
Palma Cathedral Le Seu
This imposing Gothic church located in the capital is a centrepiece of the city. Constructed under the reign of the Crown of Aragon, this cathedral is an architectural wonder to behold.
Cap de Formentor
The Formentor peninsula, also called the meeting point of the winds, is a stunning spot of natural beauty situated to the north of the island. The idyllic beaches and quaint lighthouse are well worth the hour drive from the capital.
This 14th-century castle perched atop a hill to the west of Palma is one of the must-see attractions in Majorca.
Caves of Drach
These ancient, mystical caves are a delight to behold, and you'll be treated an exquisite musical performance after you've toured this natural wonder.
Royal Palace of La Almudaina
This fortified palace in the capital was the official royal residence in antiquity. Today it reigns as a supreme attraction on the outskirts of Palma.
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