Cheap flights to Majorca (Palma)
The largest of Spain's Balearic Islands, Majorca boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year, along with a coast of 554 kilometres of beautiful crystal blue waters. Tempted yet?
Whether you fancy relaxing on the beach, partying all night long, trekking through the mountains, or simply soaking up some culture and fine cuisine with the family, the chances are you'll find activities for every tourist in Majorca; such is the diversity of this long established and popular holiday island.
To say Majorca is varied is an understatement, with bustling resorts, quaint mountain villages and chic fashionable towns all vying for your attention. In particular, the island's medieval capital Palma is a real gem. For another side of island life head down to the hedonists' paradise resort of Magaluf to see how the hardcore revellers do it. Whether you’re looking to relax or party there’s a place on Majorca for you.
Estudio3 is a beautiful gift shop selling unique gifts for him, her or you, so if you are looking for something special for that someone special on Valentine's Day, don't forget to stop by. Personal shopping advice and free gift wrapping is available (26 Ctra Andratx, Portals Nous, tel: 971 676 472).
Tucked just behind the cathedral in the former episcopal palace, you will find the Museu Diocesà, which is well worth checking out on an overcast day. The inner courtyard is beautiful and leads to a large collection of Arab tapestries, along with beautiful ceramics spanning five centuries (bisbatdemallorca.com).
Opened in June 2007, Palma Aquarium is home to over 8,000 specimens, 700 different marine species and over five million litres of water in 55 different aquariums. A visit should take between 3-4 hours, rounded off with a bite to eat in the Panthalassa restaurant. Entrance fees are €18.50 for adults and €14.00 for under 12s. palmaaquarium.com/eng
Set in the southern half of the east coast, Porto Colom remains a small, traditional fishing village that has so far resisted the lure of full-scale tourism. The picturesque harbour is lined with an excellent variety of bars, cafes and restaurants.