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Majorca Holidays

Puerto Pollensa

Whatever holiday you're looking for, Majorca is a hotspot. Whether you're after a chilled one on a beautiful beach, some action-packed aquapark fun or just a bit of a swanky getaway then this diamond in the Balearics is a bit of you.

Destination Highlights

  • Family-friendly resorts

  • Adult-oriented party resorts

  • Great beaches

  • Easy to get around and explore

What are the best beaches in Majorca?

From lively to secluded, Majorca is the place to go for a perfect beach break. If you’re looking to take the family then Alcudia Beach is perfect for you. 3km of gently sloping sands, calm and shallow waters, and enough to keep the whole family entertained - it’s the ideal spot for a family beach day. Heading out on a mate's escape? Magaluf Beach offers a lively atmosphere with plenty of space. Did we mention, it’s lined with beach bars? The beach of Puerto Pollensa is perfect for a relaxing beach day that caters for everyone. With plenty of facilities, a gorgeous marina with restaurants and bars and gently sloping sands, it ticks all of the boxes. Looking for a romantic stroll? Majorica is home to a number of secluded coves and off-the-beaten-track small sandy bays with crystal-clear waters. We recommend trying Platja des Caragol, Cala Estellencs or Portals Vells.

Want to get the lowdown on the best beaches in Majorca? Well, read our insider guide here and get ready to get that tan on the sand on!

What are the top hotels in Majorca?

Majorca is packed full of great hotels. Whether you’re on a big family vaycay, whisking your significant other away for a romantic escape or just getting away for a few days with friends, there’s somewhere for you in Majorca.

For plenty of family fun, head to Club Mac Alcudia. This large resort offers an extensive activity programme for kids, an on-site waterpark, tons of fun activities such as minigolf, and a choice of dedicated age-specific kids clubs. Another great choice for families is the Sol Barbados. Located just 150m from the beach, this family-friendly resort offers everything you need for a family holiday, in a central location - perfect for exploring.

A great Majorca holiday doesn’t have to involve the kids. If you’re leaving the kids at home or simply looking for a child-free hotel then Majorca has plenty to offer. For a lively getaway full of pool parties, waterslides and funky rooms, it has to be BH Mallorca. If you like relaxing to island beats, poolside drinks and dancing until dawn, then this is the hotel for you. Looking for something quieter? THB Gran Playa is an adult-only paradise just 50m from the beach offering a lovely pool area, a laid-back bar and stunning sea views.

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Weather in Majorca

























We're talking temperatures that live it up between 20-30°C most of the year. You could be toasting under the Majorcan sun, dipping your toes in the turquoise waters, or wandering around medieval palaces. Lovely jubbly!

Now, the weather in Majorca isn’t just about baking on a beach towel. Winter swings by (December to February), rocking cooler degrees around 10-15°C. There may be the odd rainy day, but that's all part of the fun, innit? Gives you a prime reason to hole up in a café with a cheeky ensaimada!

Fast forward to summer (May to October), and Majorca's all about blue skies, endless sunshine and toasty temps upwards of 30°C. It's like the island's throwing a fiesta and you're the guest of honour! The sea? It's begging you to dive in!

And don't overlook spring and autumn. With temperatures a comfy 15-25°C, they're bang on for exploring Majorca's mountains, villages, and vibrant nightlife.

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How long does it take to fly to Majorca?

It takes about two hours and 30 minutes to fly to Majorca from the UK.

What’s the time difference between the UK and Majorca?

Majorca is one hour ahead of the UK.

What currency do they use in Majorca?

The official currency of Majorca is the Euro.

What language do they speak in Majorca?

The official language spoken in Majorca is Spanish.

Is Mallorca the same as Majorca?

Short answer: yes. Mallorca is the Spanish spelling of the island, whereas here in the UK, we spell it as Majorca. Both are correct. And no matter which way you spell it, you're getting the same sunny gem located in the Balearics.

What's the best area to stay in Majorca?

Majorca is home to some fantastic regions offering something for everyone. The capital Palma offers a city-style break or you can head to Alcudia for more relaxing family fun. Magaluf is a staple destination in the party holiday scene and many flock there each year to get their groove on. Wherever you choose, just know you're getting a holiday icon.