Is this your first visit to Mallorca? No problem, we will try to explain in a few lines the best that you can do and see on the island.
Now surely you’ll be planning your trip, whether you arrive by plane or boat we assume that the way to your hotel, farmhouse, villa or apartment it’s already planned, if not, you can opt for a taxi, airport transfer service or you can hire a car. It is easy to find a reputable car rental in Mallorca Spain.
On the island you’ll find plenty of accommodation options, we’re going to recommend you get away a little of the crowded tourist areas, decidete by a farmhouse, villa or a small interior hotel as we think that if you come from England the last place in which you want to spend a fantastic night is in a British pub, surely your city has better pubs than the tourist areas of the island.
Many people think that renting a holiday villa is more expensive than a hotel, but traveler, have it clear that if you are over 6 which you arrive to the island the price per day per person is much more economical.
All right, we’re staying in a fantastic location, away from the crowded tourist areas, now we will be able to enjoy the best of Mallorca.
The beaches of the island are very different, a lot of sand, many rock beaches, and many pebble beaches, all have their charm. Try to find the magnificent beaches of the south, in the area of Puerto Cristo and Santany you will find many, and if you want to visit one of the best beaches in Europe you can go to Ses Salines to spend an unforgettable day at the beach of Es Trenc.
A ride with the old and famous train connecting Palma de Mallorca with Soller will take you to a grate village located behind the Serra de Tramuntana that also has a nice fishing port called Port de Soller where you will find a nice sand beach.
In the Serra de Tramuntana the hiking routes are well explained with information panels throughout the route, one of the best is the Torrent de Pareis hiking that will take you from Escorca to Sa Calobra, about 5 hours walking trough the canyon, some incredible views here.
There are many good restaurants, one located on the beach of Alcudia and with a stunning view of the bay of Alcudia is Royal Beach Club, where you can taste some of the best cocktails on the island and excellent food at very good price. Other top restaurants are the ones of the local farmhouses. If you would like something more special try El Jardin also located in Alcudia where the chef, Macarena de Castro ( 1 Michelin Star ), will blow your senses away.
Near the village of Campanet the farmhouse restaurant Monnaber Nou offers typical Mallorcan with influence of French new cuisine.
A quick trip to Porto Cristo and you can enjoy one of the best underground lakes of all europe, Cuevas del Drach , you can enjoy live classical music in the same cave during your visit.
Palma Aquarium has the deepest shark tank in Europe, a must if you are traveling with children, they will enjoy.