Majorca - Things To Do & Attractions

Top Things To Do in Majorca

Experience Flyboarding!

The latest craze in extreme watersports has soared into Majorca! Flyboarding is an amazing mix between hoverboard and jet pack, which sees you diving in and out of the sea like a dolphin, or flying like Iron Man up to 10m above the ocean’s surface. You’ve got to try it!

Fun and Family Time

Majorca boasts four water parks including Aqualand El Arenal, Western Park and Hidropark Alcudia and kids are sure to love the shows starring dolphins, sea lions and parrots at Marineland wildlife park. Even the evenings can be family-friendly in Majorca, with dinner shows like the swashbuckling Pirates Show that everyone can get involved in.

Culture

The island’s capital of Palma is the place to go for culture in Majorca. This vibrant city is filled with historical sites such as the gothic La Seu Cathedral, Almudaina Palace and the Parc de Mar. Another must-see is the famous Mercal Artesanal craft market – a perfect place for souvenir shopping!

The Great Outdoors

Like to get out and explore on holiday? Majorca’s fabulous landscapes make it perfect for walking, cycling, golfing and more outdoor fun! 

If you fancy a day away from the beach, a Jeep Safari is a great way to explore Majorca’s beautiful Serra De Tramuntana Mountain range and experience the island’s flora and fauna.

Beach Time!

Majorca enjoys hot summers and mild winters, so you can expect sun and plenty of beach-time whenever you visit! Some of the Mediterranean’s finest beaches can be found in small harbour towns like Puerto Pollensa, while the seaside town of Alcudia boasts a huge beach that’s perfect for kids to play in the sand and warm water while parents relax.

Nightlife

The party town of Magaluf offers some of the best nightlife in Europe, with world-class DJs playing every summer at the huge clubs of BCM.

Majorca – Quick Facts

Language:
Spanish
Flight Time from UK:
Approx. 2h 5min
Currency:
Euros
Airports:
The airport that serves Majorca is Palma
Opening Times:
  • Most shops are open from 9am – 2pm and 5pm – 8pm or 9pm on weekdays. However some shops stay open during the siesta (lunchtime)
  • Banks are open from 8am - 2pm
Temperatures:
The temperature in Majorca averages 26°C in August, and 12°C in January and February.
Telephone:
  • Country code: +34
  • Emergency Services Number: 112
Electricity
EU standard, 220 V

Getting Around in Majorca

Hop-on Hop-off Buses
  • Probably the easiest way to get around all the must-see attractions in Palma!
  • With tickets valid for 24 hours, these handy buses allow you to hop on and off as much as you like at stops throughout Palma.
Boat
Palma and the major resorts and beaches around the island are connected by boat tours and water-taxi services.
Bus
Majorca’s main bus company is Transport de les Illes Balears (tib.caib.es). Buses depart from (or near) the bus station Carrer d’Eusebi Estada in Palma, and service most of the island.
Car
Car rental agencies are easy to fin in Majorca, with many of the bigger international chains located at the airport and along Passeig Marítim, along with several other slightly cheaper local companies.
Train
  • Two train lines run from Plaça d’Espanya in Majorca’s capital city, Palma.
  • The Palma–Sóller railway (www.trendesoller.com) runs to the north coast five or six times a day. This is now one of the island’s most popular excursions!
  • The other train runs inland to Sa Pobla via the town of Inca, and a second route links Inca with Manacor.
Taxi
  • Taxi is the most convenient, but also the most costly, way to get around the island.
  • Taxi journey prices can be found posted at central points in many of the island's towns.

In recent years Majorca has transformed from stereotypical package holiday island to dream destination, combining stunning natural beauty with a strong cultural heritage.

The choice of things to do in Majorca gives this Balearic island an almost universal appeal; popular with families seeking fun in the sun, outdoor pursuits and gorgeous beaches for much-needed R&R. Majorca also doubles up as a clubbers paradise, with the party town of Magaluf offering some of the best nightlife in Europe.

Majorca’s capital city, Palma, is the ideal spot for a romantic city break and to discover the cultural side of Majorca attractions.

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