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Majorca

Majorca is synonymous with fantastic beaches, beautifully warm summers and the benefit of a short flight. So it comes as little surprise that Majorca holidays remain a firm favourite with British sunseekers looking for a spot of paradise just a short journey away. Book your break in the Balearic paradise for 2017 or 2018 today.

Majorca is the biggest of Spain’s Balearic islands and its enviable climate is the result of its location of the South East coast of Spain.

On the island, you’ll find a unique combination of beaches, dramatic mountain landscapes and of quaint villages dating right back to the Medieval times. So whether it’s lounging around by the pool with a cocktail or taking in some historic sites you fancy, Majorca has you covered.

This is a truly year round destination. Hot summers and mild winters attract British holidaymakers right from January to December. In terms of weather, here’s what to expect at different times of the year:

  • In January and February, 10 - 15 degrees Celsius is common. So while the British shiver the winter away, those who escape to Majorca can enjoy pleasant mild (and sometimes creeping towards warm) weather
  • In March and April, we start approaching the slightly warmer Spring temperatures in Majorca, with 12 - 18 degrees the common range
  • In May, temperatures rarely fall below 18 degrees Celsius and it’s more often in the 20s.
  • In June, it is rare for temperatures to be below 21 and it’s not uncommon for it to reach the mid 20s at this time of year
  • July and August are the hottest months of the year in Majorca with average temperatures of 24 - 25 degrees and highs sometimes reaching almost 30!
  • In September, although the school holidays are at an end, it’s still very much summer in Majorca, with a minimum temperature of 21 and often reaching the high 20s.
  • In October, things begin to cool down typically, with average temperatures dropping to about 18, though don’t be surprised to still find October days in the 20s
  • November and December are the first months it starts to feel wintery by Balearic standards, with temperatures more like 12 - 14 degrees usually. Still perfectly pleasant compared with the UK!
USEFUL INFORMATION
Currency: Euro
Language: Spanish
Time Difference: +2 Hours GMT
Flight Time: Approximately 2 Hours


Something for Everyone in Majorca

With such a diverse range of resorts of the island of Majorca, your holiday is exactly what you make of it. Relaxing resorts on the island’s East coast typically attract couples or families seeking a quiet and relaxing break. At the other end of the scale, the 18-30s crowd (or even the slightly older young at heart types!) flock to Magaluf for nightlife to rival any of the big Mediterranean resorts.

So whether it’s sipping champagne by the pool, soaking up the sun by the beach, dancing every night away until the sun comes up or lazing the days away in resort, Majorca has something for you.

At Holiday Gems, we pride ourselves on our prices and our range of package holidays to Majorca, whether it’s self catering, all inclusive or something in between. So take a look, browse our deals and book your next fantastic escape to Majorca today.


Activities

We’ve already told you just how much choice there is in terms of activities in Majorca. There’s something for every taste and age range. But if you’re looking for some specific inspiration for things to do on your next holiday in Majorca, look no further.

Sample the Island’s Blue Flag Beaches

With so many of Majorca’s beaches having attained Blue Flag status, this Balearic Island is a gift for beach lovers. Grab your towel and soak up the sun while listening to the waves on one of Majorca’s many coastal havens. Don’t forget your suncream!

Visit the Capital

A visit to Majorca isn’t complete with soaking up the atmosphere of the island’s capital, Palma. This charming city’s cobbled streets are lined with shops, bars and cafes and meandering slowly through this historic place is a wonderful way to wile away an afternoon. Experience the city’s Gothic cathedral, stunning Bellver Castle and the Royal Monastery of Valldemossa.

Watersports

The extensive beaches on the island mean there’s plenty of opportunity for watersports too. If you fancy a gentle ride, you can hire pedalos from many of the beaches. Meanwhile, those who want their watersports to get the adrenaline pumping might prefer jetskiing or waterskiing. You can do it all in Majorca.

Don Your Walking Boots

With so much dramatic mountain landscape, Majorca is also a haven for keen hikers and walkers. Even in the hot summer months, walkers take to the hills and trek the mountains in search of the more rewarding view of the island. There are scores of amazing walks and treks. Experienced hikers might prefer to go it alone, while there are also plenty of options for guided walks amongst the island’s most rugged landscapes.


Flights to Majorca

So, you’ve decided you’re going on holiday to Majorca. What do you need to know? Here are some handy facts ahead of your holiday:

You can fly direct to Majorca’s Palma airport from a host of UK airports including Bristol, London airports, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Leeds/Bradford, Doncaster/Sheffield, Exeter, Manchester, Newcastle, East Midlands, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Blackpool, Southampton, Humberside, Durham/Tee Valley, Norwich, Aberdeen and Derry.