Palma de Mallorca
The capital of Majorca is Palma de Mallorca. This very popular resort has a beautiful cathedral La Seu 'from the 13th century, a large marina, a castle and a cozy square called Plaza Mayor. Often there are on this square street showing their tricks and terraces and bars. Shopping done in the city center with its cozy streets and historic buildings. The nightlife is on the Llotja and Plaça Gomilla. Near the city there are beaches at Playa de Palma with several restaurants.
The mountain village of Valldemossa is situated in the northwest of Mallorca. The area is rich in resources and has a green area with olive trees, almond trees and other vegetation. The monastery 'La Cartuja' belongs to the main attraction of Valldemossa. Here the famous composer Frederic Chopin and writer Aurora Dupin alias George Sand lived for three months. It dates from the 14th century. Especially peace-seekers and hikers love to stay in this rural town of Valldemossa.
Who in a very romantic location will dine should definitely pay a visit to the peaceful Porto Christo. With a great view over the sea is the intense enjoyment of this coastline. It is highly recommended to rent a boat and sail along the coast. Well known are the caves of Drach and Hams who along with the underground lake Lago de Martel are a very special attraction in Porto Christo.
The compact medieval town of Alcudia is located between the bays of Alcudia and Pollensa in. The place has old city walls and a gate. The picturesque town has many old small houses and has many narrow streets and alleyways. The peninsula of La Victoria is also part of Alcudia. Here lie the villages of Mal Pas and Bonaire. The magnificent beach attracts in the summer many summer tourists. Especially for families with young children, this is a great destination.
Instead Sóller you will find many old houses from the 16th and 18th centuries. Sóller and Port de Sóller lie in a semicircle on the coast and surrounded by green hills with olive and citrus trees. Especially Port de Sóller attracts summer tourists who are looking for a little peace or eco-tourism.
The peninsula Formentor at its most southern tip are a beautiful lighthouse. In the bay of Cala Pi de la Posade leave several excursions to nearby places like Port de Sóller and Port de Pollenca. Stay here regularly celebrities and from here one has a magnificent view over the area.
The small town of Palma Nova is a somewhat cozier seaside town with some nice beaches, one on the port. Some beaches walking in the water quite quickly. There are found quite a few bars and restaurants where many types of cuisines are represented. In the nearby town of Magaluf can find some more places for nightlife. Not far from Palmanova is an aqua park.
The famous resort of El Arenal has a cozy and lively promenade. Playa de Palma is close by and is quieter than El Arenal. On the beautiful sandy beach are a variety of activities such as banana riding, parasailing, water skiing and other sports. The nightlife is very diverse and can continue into the wee hours.
Playa de Palma
In the lively resort of Playa de Palma has to do more than just lie on the beach. Although the beaches are beautiful and cozy, the city and the promenade of Playa de Palma has more attractions. So it is great fun and relaxing to horse drawn carriage for a tour through the city and along the beach. There are enough shops and boutiques for an afternoon of shopping, or even make use of the many boat tours offered. The beautiful sandy beach is perfect for some effort in the form of water sports. If you rent a scooter, pull out once the beautiful inland to explore that.
In the southwest of Majorca, Santa Ponsa. Especially golfers like to stay in this area. The area has no less than three golf courses. There are many luxury villas and more exclusive accommodations. In the adjacent Calvia it is possible to go horse riding and there are several options for renting a boat.