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Mallorca: Facts & Activities

"If you can bear living in the paradise, then come to Mallorca." - Robert Graves

 

If you have never been to Mallorca, chances are, that you might have an image of high rise apartment blocks, streets lined with bars and a plenty of drunken package holiday makers.

 

Mallorca, however is quite different and far more complex.

First, the inevitable 550 km coastline of the island with a variety of small, hidden calas (bays) and vast stretches of virgin beaches with a Caribbean-esque feel. There is almost 200 beaches altogether!

The Mediterranean climate makes the island particularly attractive in all seasons.

Mallorca has a long historic past, and thus the great number of impressive buildings and architecture of interest. The rich cultural history has left many remarkable sights to explore, such as castles, ruins, monasteries, grand manor houses and gardens.

We should not forget about one of the main attractions of the island: its astonishing natural beauty. The stunning scenery is ideal for enjoying outdoor pursuits. You can find protected Natural Parks all over Mallorca topped by the Serra de Tramuntana, which is a Unesco World Heritage site. Walking and hiking are popular activities as well as cycling, which is really massive in Mallorca, as it is a well-established destination for professional road cycling teams.

The island also attracts golfers of all levels with its around 20 golf courses.

The surrounding seas offer great possibilities for sailing as it hosts many international regattas each year.

Scuba divers can choose between a wide variety of National Parks and other amazing diving spots all around the island. Here you have the chance to submerge in the unique underwater life of the Mediterranean.

Mallorca is known by Spaniards as “La Isla de la Calma” which refers to its laidback and relaxed atmosphere.

The island is easily accessible from all major European airports – and it is only a few hours flight!

Use this opportunity to discover paradise just a few steps away from you!