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The Balearic Islands are an archipelago off eastern Spain, in the Mediterranean. Mallorca (Majorca), the largest island, is known for its beaches, scenic coastline and the Serra de Tramuntana mountains to the north. Palma, the capital city, is known for its Gothic cathedral with an altar canopy by modern architect Antoni Gaudí, and Almudaina, a Moorish royal palace.
Holidays to the Balerics offer a fantastic climate, beautiful beaches and a vibrant nightlife.All Inclusive holidays to the Balearics are incredibly popular with families and couples looking for a relaxing beach holiday aswell as those looking to party the night away in resorts such as Magaluf and San Antonio.
Holidays to Majorca, Ibiza & Menorca offer great value for money, a wide choice of resorts and a high standard of accomodation. So whether you prefer to soak up the sun in a traditional beach resort or a lively resort with plenty of nightlife, holidays to the Balearic Islands offer something to suit all tastes & budgets.
Holdiays to Majorca provide a contrast of resorts. The North of the island and the East coast are home to quieter,laid back resorts whilst the holiday resorts on the South coast are much livelier. Magaluf is the party capital of the island particularly popular with the British 18-30’s crowd and offers 100’s of bars and clubs open until the very early hours. Ibiza holidays have a worldwide reputation for beautiful beaches and legendary nightlife, with San Antonio attracting many famous dj’s throughout the summer months. Unlike Majorca and Ibiza, holidays to Menorca offer endless unspoilt beaches, charming fishing villages and laid back family resorts.
Summer Holdiays to the Balearics are incredibly popular attracting millions of holiday makers every year boasting beautiful sandy beaches and excellent weather with an average of 28°C.
Holidays to the Balearics are available to all the popular holiday resorts and whether you choose Majorca, Menorca or Ibiza you’ll be spoilt for choice with a vast array of bars, excellent restaurants and incredible beaches in all the main holiday resorts.
There are more than 200 beaches around beautiful coastline. Over 30 of these are designated as ‘Blue Flag’, which assures not just the water quality but the provision of bathroom facilities, lifeguards and other tourism services.
Beaches range from long stretches of golden sand sliding into shallow blue seas to quiet rocky coves with crystal clear waters. Many of the bigger beaches have been claimed by resorts but there are many more to discover off the beaten track.
The north and south have the largest sandy beaches, whilst the east coast is filled with pretty little coves with sheltered turquoise seas. The west coast is famous for its rugged mountainous coastline, cliff edges dominate the landscape which means there are only a few small beaches to visit.
The island of has many great locations to enjoy nights out, here is the abcMallorcaguide to the best areas for nightlife.
There’s an eclectic mix of lively bars and nightclubs to be found around to accommodate its equally diverse clientele. From young holiday-makers to yachting millionaires and everyone in between, you will find a bar to suit. The capital city Palma is the main hub as it is lively all year round, but the beach resorts provide plenty of bar and club choices when they come alive in the summer months.
Every village in Balearic has a place for a drink, either a bar or restaurant usually set around the main square where you can enjoy refreshments with the locals. But if you are looking for something more lively, you'll need to head to one of the larger towns or resorts. The party can start as early or as late as you like, with beach clubs servicing the early starters and the night clubs keeping the party people happy.
Local food (known in the native tongue as 'Mallorquin' food) is based on pork, fish and vegetables. In this regional Spanish food you'll find generous helpings of garlic and olive oil, a cuisine one full of hearty home-cooking.
Famous main dishes include tumbet - a splendid vegetable dish, fideua - the local paella made with noodles rather than rice, sophisticated salt cod dishes, fresh fish dishes, pork loin in a majorcan sauce, pork wrapped in cabbage, suckling pig, numerous lamb dishes, cauliflower with raisins and pine nuts, pumpkin.
Balearic is also well known for its wonderful markets selling locally made leather goods, food, jewerelly, clothing, soaps and souvenirs.
There is a real mix of shopping options. There’s the normal tourist shops in the main resorts selling everything from post cards to beach inflatables to sunglasses and local souvenirs and then there's also a good mix of smaller boutiques selling tasteful hand-made produce in the islands main towns of Ciutadella and Mahon.
Cuitadella in particular, is a fascinating place to peruse the stores with lots of history and narrow side streets to keep you entertained.
Mahon, the capital has a great range of shops, everything from high-end designer stores to typical tourist shops with plenty of cafes, bar and restaurants in between. Mahon harbour is a great place to peruse numerous smaller boutiques before or after dining in one of the many restaurants situated here.
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