Palma de Mallorca
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
Mallorca comes from the latin name “insula maior”, which means “the larger island”. Lateron is was called Maiorica, which means “the larger one” in comparison with the other islands Formentera, Ibiza and Minorca “the smaller one”. The capital of Mallorca is Palma, or Palma de Mallorca as you will.
Mallorca, Ibiza, Formentera and Minorca together are the Balearic Islands archipelago. They are a part of Spain and consequently, Europe. The islands lie in the Mediterranean Sea. Since 1983, The Balearic Islands have been an autonomous region of Spain.
WHY GO THERE
Mallorca is a great place to visit, as it is one of the prettiest little islands that has everything you are looking for. Whether it is paradise like secluded beaches, beautiful nature, fancy restaurants, designer shopping, luxury retreats, vibrant nightlife, kids entertainment parcs, gorgeous golf facilities or adventurous water sports and sailing… Mallorca truly has it all!
The beaches on Mallorca are magnificent. Take your pick from one of the 262 beaches with a total length of 50 km consisting of lonely calas, sandy family beaches or rocky beaches.
Additionally, Mallorca is a golfer’s paradise. Enjoy the spectacular country and sometimes Mediterranean views as you play at one of the 23 superb golf courses that Mallorca has to offer. Whether you are a pro or just a beginner, there is a course for everyone. Mallorca is one of Europe’s premier golfing holiday destinations because of it’s excellently designed courses, superb practice and pro shop facilities, and PGA professional golf instructors.
While at Mallorca, one of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful island is from the water. Charter a yacht and visit the numerous beautiful calas like Portals Vells and Puerto Pollenca, or visit luxury ports like Puerto Portals, Puerto Adriano and Port Andraitx. Furthermore,
Also worthwhile are the numerous amusement parks. Visit one or multiple of these amusement parks for hours of good fun for the whole family, while spending quality time together. It will leave you feeling refreshed! Katmandu, Aqualand, Marinaland, Western Parc are all great parcs.
FLY TO MALLORCA
WHAT TO DO
WHERE TO STAY
Boutique Hotel Calatrava