5 Reasons to Visit Majorca for Your Family Holiday
When it comes to planning a holiday, one place that should be high on your agenda is Majorca.
Majorca is a wonderful holiday destination, ideal for a weekend break, mid-week break, a 7-day break or two weeks - essentially perfect for any period of time. Many couples, or families alike flock there for their breaks away due to the many things to do in Majorca and the fact that the weather is lovely all year round.
Foodies will love the myriad of restaurants to dine in, children will feel safe exploring the crystal clear waters and sandy beaches whilst couples can enjoy a romantic break in the city of Palma. You can visit the aquarium, get an adrenaline rush taking part in their water sports or take a leisurely stroll along the historic cobbled streets - the possibilities are endless.
Below we dive into Majorca and have put a guide together on five reasons to visit Majorca for your family holiday.
1. The Lovely Weather
When it comes to picking a holiday destination that has lovely hot weather all year round, Majorca is one of those places.
In the summer months, it can reach a high of over 30°C with cooler months during the winter months, but still nicer than other holiday destinations.
In October you can expect a temperature of around 18°C, the ideal temperature to explore Majorca and have some much-needed sun before Christmas.
2. The Beautiful Beaches
A major selling point for Majorca is the beautiful beaches surrounding the island. You can expect crystal clear waters, ideal for swimming in as well as snorkelling and diving.
In Alcudia, the water is very low before getting deeper, which is perfect if you have children with you, who enjoy swimming in the sea and you want to keep them safe. With so many different beaches on the island, you’ll find a whole range of water sports which you can take part in.
Kayaking is very popular and so is kite surfing. If the weather is nice, you may find a water obstacle course out at sea for you to take on and enjoy.
If you don’t want to get wet, enjoy the lovely views and relax on the sandy beaches, enjoying a cocktail in one hand and your book in the other - a picnic on the beach is a lovely family activity that you should do at least once when visiting Majorca.
3. Foodies Paradise
Consider yourself a foodie? You are going to love it here! Majorca is flooded with different restaurants and places to try new foods.
Depending on your budget, you can choose to dine at one of their award-winning restaurants or spend less at an affordable eatery. Being an island, they are known to have some fantastic fish-based dishes as well as potato and pork-based meals.
You'll find many different types of cuisine on the island as well, from Asian to Latin American, Indian to traditional British food. The possibilities are endless.
4. So Many Things to Do
You’ll never be stuck for something to do in Majorca which is why at the top of the piece we mention you could stay here for a weekend for up to two weeks or more.
No matter your interests, there is something for everyone. If you like being in the water, you can go on a boat trip or try a few different water sports.
If you fancy exploring and learning more about the culture, Palma is filled with historic sites for you to visit and learn about.
You can relax on the beach, visit the many bars on the island, eat until your heart's content and then view a show. Each day there is something different going on, giving you many hours of entertainment.
5. Great Accommodation Options
Choose to stay in a 5-star luxury hotel, book yourself a family apartment or an affordable hotel stay - in Majorca there are so many great accommodation options.
Throughout the island, you will find many different places to stay, all offering their own unique selling points. You can stay near the beach, in the city or relax in the countryside.
Prices vary depending on the quality of the accommodation and the facilities it offers - just like it does if you are booking a hotel in another country.
There is always a place you can stay meaning you can book well in advance to ensure you get exactly what you want or you can book a day or two to make the most of the last-minute offers which are available.
Have you visited and stayed in Majorca before? What is your favourite thing about the island? Which of the above five reasons do you most agree with? Is there anything we are missing that you would like to share that will benefit our readers? Let us know in the comment box below.