Majorca Tourist Guide


majorca guideBy far the largest and most popular of all the Balearic Islands. The capital, Palma, is steeped in history, with narrow winding streets and an imposing gothic cathedral.

The north boasts one of the islands longest sandy beaches, stretching 12 kilometres from the Port of Alcudia to Playa de Muro.

If a beach based holiday is not for you then why not hire a car from us and explore the very heart of the island with its village markets, monasteries and pine scented mountains.

The diverse nature of the island ensures there are resorts to suit all, from the hectic playground of Magalluf to the family friendly resort of Cala d’or and the traditional charm of Puerto Pollensa.


You can generally expect good weather with the lowest average temperature being about 65°F (18°C) and the average highest temperature being around 85°F (28°C).

Things to do and see in Majorca

On the north west coast the Serra de Tramantuna mountain range is a haven for walkers, whilst drivers will doubtless never forget the hair-raising route up to delightful Sa Colobra. The market at Son Servera and cafe-lined harbour in traditional Cala Bona are not to be missed.

Puerto Pollensa

This resort boasts a traditional Spanish feel, popular with British guests.

  • Palm-fringed gently shelving sandy beach
  • Narrow streets, shops, cafes, bars and restaurants
  • Attractive yachting marina
  • Picturesque old town of Pollensa is well worth a visit


Popular, busy resort with the longest beach on the island.

  • 7 Kilometres of gently shelving sandy beach
  • Traditional fishing port, medieval town and vibrant Sunday market
  • Cosmopolitan marina area with restaurants and shops
  • Great water sports
  • Very suitable for families

C’an Pastilla

C’an Pastilla has a cosmopolitan feel and picturesque small marina.

  • Set beside a long, broad sweep of soft pale sandy beach
  • Close proximity to Palma City
  • Near Majorca’s largest water park «Aquacity»
  • Enjoy open-air cafes along the palm-lined promenade to Playa de Palma

Palma Nova

Palma Nova nestles on one side of the Torrenova headland, and along with Magaluf forms the most popular resorts in Majorca.

  • Well tended sandy beach with excellent water sports
  • Close to the renowned nightlife of Magaluf
  • Don’t miss the Aquapark close by
  • Lively promenade

Santa Ponsa

Santa Ponsa is a vibrant resort.

  • Superb sandy beach
  • Short taxi ride from Palma Nova/Magaluf
  • Beach side/pavement bars and cafes
  • Very lively nightlife in high season

Palma City

Palma City is Majorca’s best kept secret, the palm fringed harbour provides a stunning setting while the Gothic Cathedral dominates the skyline, its limestone walls changing colour in the daylight.

  • Beautiful and historic city dominated by its Gothic Cathedral
  • Palm fringed harbour lined by cafes and restaurants
  • Fashionable boulevards, tranquil squares and charming back streets


One of the most popular resorts on Majorca, Magaluf offers everything you could possibly want for a lively holiday in the sun.

  • Well tended sandy beaches with excellent water sports
  • Renowned nightlife
  • Don’t miss the Aquapark close by
  • Lively promenade

Cala d’Or

A popular resort with lots to do and see in the evenings and some idyllic sandy coves for the day time.

  • Seven beautiful sandy cove beaches
  • Family friendly pedestrian centre
  • Charming, old marina
  • Pavement cafes, little boutiques and friendly bars


Torrenova nestles ideally on a headland between the major resorts of Palma Nova and Magaluf, the most popular resorts in Majorca.

  • Perfect for renowned nightlife of Magaluf.
  • Don’t miss the Aquapark close by.