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Balearics Holidays

Balearics Holidays

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Top Balearics Hotels

Ibiza Rocks Hotel - Adults Only

San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

BH Mallorca Hotel - Adults Only

Magaluf, Majorca, Balearics

Samos - Adult Only

Magaluf, Majorca, Balearics

Club Mac Alcudia

Alcudia, Majorca, Balearics

Don Bigote

Palma Nova, Majorca, Balearics

Club Eurocalas

Calas De Mallorca, Majorca, Balearics

Meliá Cala Galdana

Cala Galdana, Menorca, Balearics

Globales Santa Lucia

Palma Nova, Majorca, Balearics

Jet Apartments

Playa D En Bossa, Ibiza, Balearics

Intertur Hotel Miami Ibiza

Es Cana, Ibiza, Balearics

Sol Katmandu Park & Resort

Magaluf, Majorca, Balearics

Invisa Hotel Es Pla - Adults Only

San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

Bellevue Club

Alcudia, Majorca, Balearics

Pirates Village

Santa Ponsa, Majorca, Balearics

Hotel Riviera

San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

Hotel Piscis - Adults Only

San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

Sol Palmanova Mallorca

Palma Nova, Majorca, Balearics

Es Talaial

Cala D Or, Majorca, Balearics

Iberostar Club Cala Barca

Cala Barca, Majorca, Balearics

Club Cala Romani

Calas De Mallorca, Majorca, Balearics

Palma Bay

El Arenal, Majorca, Balearics

Azuline Hotel Mar Amantis

San Antonio Bay, Ibiza, Balearics

Sotavento

Magaluf, Majorca, Balearics

Ibiza Rocks Budget Apartments

San Antonio, Ibiza, Balearics

Aparthotel Jabeque Soul

Playa D En Bossa, Ibiza, Balearics

HM Martinique

Magaluf, Majorca, Balearics

Complejos San Miguel Park - Esmeralda Mar

Puerto San Miguel, Ibiza, Balearics

Palia Sa Coma Playa Aparthotel

Sa Coma, Majorca, Balearics

Fergus Tobago

Palma Nova, Majorca, Balearics

Blue Sea Gran Playa

Sa Coma, Majorca, Balearics

Balearics Weather

The Balearics enjoy 300 days of sunshine a year, and the Mediterranean climate promises hot summers, mild autumns and pleasant winters. Boasting average annual temperatures of 16-17°C, the Balearic Islands are popular with visitors all year round, however the summer months are always the busiest!

During the summer months of July and August, the Balearics enjoy up to 11 hours of sunshine each day with a beautiful average temperature of 29°C and rainfall extremely rare. The Spring and autumn months are still a great time to visit the Balearic Islands if you prefer a more comfortable low heat, but still gloriously sunny. The temperature during these months range from 22°C to 28°C and the cooler temperatures make activities away from the beach, such as golfing, walking and cycling ideal during these months.

Winter months in the Balearic Islands are bright and crisp, with the average temperature dropping to 15°C and the hours of sun dropping to only 5. The chance of rainfall does increase during October through to February, however the weather will be significantly better than what you will find in the UK, which is why the Balearics are still a popular holiday destination during these months.

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Mar 16ºC
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Apr 18ºC
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Landscape

The Balearics have literally hundreds of beaches. In Majorca, take your pick from long sandy beaches in Alcudia or little bays like Cala Mesquida. At Puerto Pollensa the Tramuntana Mountains run down to the sea, creating a dramatic effect with exquisite views from the beach. Majorca's west coast is rugged, but there are spots for swimming and snorkelling. For stunning views, head for the mouth of the Torrent de Pareis which shapes Sa Calobra, with rock formations, a small beach and crystal clear waters to enjoy.

Ibiza alone has more than 50 beaches. Platja d'en Bossa, a large idyllic sandy stretch south of Eivissa, with the Aguamar waterpark behind it, is popular with young clubbers and families alike. Other popular hotspots include Cala de Boix, framed by green hills, and boasting a superb view.

Menorca too is an island of idyllic beaches, particularly along its south west coast. Expect clear waters and beautiful white sands in Cala Blanca, with fewer crowds. Peace and quiet is on the menu, and beaches are attractive, although smaller than on the other islands.

Things To Do on Balearics Holidays

You'll not only enjoy magnificent beaches, but also a wide range of cultural and entertainment activities. With water parks for the children, beautiful landscapes and historic sites to explore, you'll never be bored. If you love cities, Palma has blocks of contemporary art galleries, a Gothic cathedral and museums. There are restaurants, bars and clubs to suit all tastes, from quiet, local eateries to clubs where the partying only slows down at dawn. Whatever you want to do, you'll find it somewhere in the Balearics.

Culture

There are colourful fiestas across the Balearic Islands all year round. In Majorca and Menorca, the grape harvest festivals and processions of giant papier mache heads are a specialty. The main festival on Menorca is Sant Joan, in late June. The distinctive Menorcan horse opens this festival, with rider and whooping crowds.

Other fiestas across Menorca include those at the end of July in Es Mercadal, Fornells and Es Castell. In August things get pretty spicy almost every weekend. In September, Mare de Deu de Gracia in Mao hosts its fiesta. The fiestas are essentially an excuse to have a week long party.

Ibiza Town's old quarter is a historical gem perched on a rocky promontory, and Dalt Villa, the medieval part, has a Gothic cathedral and sprawling castle. Check out the area's Museu d'Art Contemporani in Dalt Vila, with its selection of avant garde paintings and sculptures. The Lady of the Snows Cathedral is one of Ibiza's most impressive buildings.

Menorca’s capital, Mahon has an old town, with small squares, cobbled streets and a natural harbour. At the Port of Mahon are the remains of the Castle of Sant Felip, and the La Mola fort. The Museu de Menorca on Placa des Monastir holds a selection of artefacts. Just north of Mahon is the Parc Natural de S'Albufera des Grau, an important wetlands reserve area, home to many birds and superb hiking territory.

Palma is crammed with contemporary art galleries, a Gothic cathedral, museums, excellent shopping, and plenty of public art scattered around.

Adventure

There's plenty to attract those looking for an "action-packed" holiday in the Balearics. For those interested in activities on and under the water, there's a wide variety of snorkelling & diving, sailing, kite & wind-surfing. Canyoning is also a popular, adrenaline-soaked activity if you're brave enough!

The rugged landscape and breathtaking hills attract both mountain and road bikers, with Majorca a key training camp for many of the professional cycling teams. The mountainous areas also attract climbers and extreme hikers.

Shopping

Each of the islands offer a different shopping experience, from top-end designers to local handicrafts. Popular buys include local wines, embroidery, hand painted ceramics, glassware, handmade shoes and costume jewellery. If you're looking for something special Majorca is famous for its pearls. There's something to suit all budgets and tastes to buy as a reminder of a fantastic Balearics holiday!

Nightlife

Whatever you're looking for in your ideal night out, the Balearics can cater for your every need, from mixing with the locals for a quiet meal to clubbing until dawn. Ibiza is home to some of the world's largest and most famous nightclubs and its club culture is famous in its own right, drawing people from all over the world. If you're staying in Ibiza Town, San Antonio or Playa d'en Bossa, you'll find it on your doorstep. Majorca too is home to great nightlife, ranging from sophistication in Palma to wild in Magaluf! Menorca by contrast is quiet with nightlife usually hotel-based, though Mahon and Ciutadella offer a wide range of nightspots.

Who goes to Balearics?

The variety and vibrancy of the Balearic islands offers something for everyone, whether you're looking for a relaxing and romantic break, a safe family holiday or all night partying. From older couples who want a quiet holiday to the international jet-set crowd, you can find your ideal holiday somewhere in the Balearics.

Book a Balearics Holiday now!

Attractive to everyone from fun-loving party people to families looking for a quiet break, the Balearics have a unique appeal to holidaymakers, who are drawn back year after year by the sheer diversity of these islands' appeal, and the relaxed, sun-soaked lifestyle.

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Balearics Resorts

Ibiza

Ibiza

Located off the coast of Spain, the beautiful island of Ibiza is the third largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands. It is also famous for vibrant, pulsati … Read more on Ibiza Travel Guide

Majorca

Majorca

Offering an abundance of sandy beaches, wonderful sun and buzzing nightlife, Majorcan holidays are always in the top ten list for British holidaymaker … Read more on Majorca Travel Guide

Menorca

Menorca

Known by many as the Jewel of the Balearics, Menorca is an extremely popular holiday destination. Bathed in Mediterranean sunshine, Menorca holidays o … Read more on Menorca Travel Guide