Palma de Mallorca

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Palma de Mallorca showing a sandy beach as well as a large group of people

Majorca with its beaches and coves, nightlife, history and diverse landscape is the perfect destination for relaxing.

Majorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands, offers all the virtues of the Mediterranean: beautiful beaches, incredible coves, green mountains and a great atmosphere for all kinds of visitor, from those looking for peace and quiet to those who want a little more adventure.

The island of Majorca has been inhabited for more than five millennia. Its extensive history is reflected in several archaeological sites, as well as the archaeological remnants from its age of glory under Moorish rule and spectacular Christian buildings.

The Cathedral, a temple that is often captured as a reflection in the water, is perhaps the most emblematic image of the island's capital, Palma de Mallorca. However, you mustn't forget its surrounding back-streets and the majestic Castillo de Bellver, perched over the bay of Palma.

If you book an offer of flight + hotel to Majorca, you'll instantly discover why it has been dubbed the island of calm: enjoy the sun and snorkel among the banks of fish in crystal-clear water, or take the picturesque Sóller train line that been running uninterrupted from the capital to the port of Sóller since 1912. If you also like to taste the local cuisine on your travels, don't forget to try the delicious ensaimada, a typical Majorcan pastry, or frito mallorquín, the paradigm of the Mediterranean diet.

On Majorca holidays, nature also plays a major part: the Drach caves hide a large underground lake and the Serra de Tramontana mountain range, which runs across the north of the island, has beautiful valleys and villages, such as Valldemossa. Furthermore, the views at Cap de Formentor near Pollença on the opposite end of Majorca are a delight for the eyes.

You can reach Majorca by ferry from mainland Spain or fly direct to Palma de Mallorca airport. Although there is public transport between the main towns, it is a good idea to hire a car to move around the island.

Take advantage of low-cost Majorca holidays to visit this island for a few days and leave your worries behind. You won't regret it!

Spain's Balearic Islands are some of the best destinations in the world for a beach holiday. If you like beach holidays in Majorca then you're sure to love our cheap beach holidays to Mencorca or our Ibiza beach holidays. Book with Expedia and find out why for yourself.

Where to stay in Palma de Mallorca

Alua Leo
Alua Leo
4 out of 5
C/ Manuela de los Herreros nº12, Can Pastilla, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 7610
The price is £77 per night from 30 May to 31 May
Stay at this 4-star family-friendly hotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and on-site parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (489 reviews)
"it's a nice hotel in a very convenient location, easy access to centre, beach and airport very clean and reasonable comfort room (memory foam mattress) good standard breakfast friendly helpful staff very good air conditioning poor quality of dinner (tasteless hot food) good standard fruits and desert. ..."

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2021

Alua Leo
Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
3 out of 5
Carrer de la Carabela, 7, Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 7610
The price is £91 per night from 14 Jun to 15 Jun
Stay at this 3-star spa hotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a sauna. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (970 reviews)
"We thoroughly enjoyed our week at the Helios. The hotel is spotlessly clean, the rooms are comfortable and well equipped, there was even a mini coffee pod machine provided, most welcome. The choice and quality of food at breakfast and dinner is exceptional. All the staff were friendly and provided ..."

Reviewed on 12 May 2022

Helios Mallorca Hotel & Apartments
Hotel THB El Cid - Adults Only
Hotel THB El Cid - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Calle Vaixell 2, Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 7610
The price is £111 per night from 31 May to 1 Jun
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (725 reviews)
"To be honest I love everything was an absolute pleasure to stayed there."

Reviewed on 7 May 2022

Hotel THB El Cid - Adults Only
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Aparthotel Fontanellas Playa
Aparthotel Fontanellas Playa
4 out of 5
Calle Caravel la, S/N, Palma de Mallorca, Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, 7610
The price is £86 per night from 25 May to 26 May
Stay at this 4-star beach aparthotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the comfy rooms and the ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (822 reviews)
"Great location, loved the outdoor and indoor pools, wonderful view over the bay. Very helpful staff."

Reviewed on 13 Apr 2022

Aparthotel Fontanellas Playa
Apartamentos Delfín
Apartamentos Delfín
3.5 out of 5
Bartomeu Riutort 59, Palma de Mallorca, 07610
The price is £213 per night from 20 May to 21 May
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly aparthotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (43 reviews)
Fntastic 5 star place!!
"Amazing stay and beautiful place awesome location and staff couldn’t do anymore for us perfect perfect place can’t wait to return soon!!"

Reviewed on 20 Jul 2020

Apartamentos Delfín
Palma Beach Hotel & Apartments Adults Only
Palma Beach Hotel & Apartments Adults Only
2 out of 5
Carrer de la Pollacra 4, Palma de Mallorca, Illes Balears, 07610
The price is £97 per night from 30 May to 31 May
Stay at this business-friendly aparthotel in Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and breakfast. Popular attractions Port of Palma de Mallorca ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (15 reviews)
"My apartment has a balcony facing the beach. Room was huge & I loved falling asleep to the sound of waves each night. EVERYONE at the front desk was multilingual, accommodating & beyond friendly. I loved all the people that assisted me with all my questions. So helpful and hardworking, I felt so ..."

Reviewed on 23 Aug 2021

Palma Beach Hotel & Apartments Adults Only
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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