There are many interesting destinations Earth to enjoy summer family holiday but Mallorca is one of the few spots honestly can be described as born vacation destinations. The island of Mallorca is a space to revel, relax and enjoy life to its fullest. Mallorca is a beautiful island located in the Mediterranean Sea the east coast of Spain, the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands archipelago and the capital is Palma de Majorca in the south, the main city of the Island. Majorca, also known as Mallorca “, the local name for the island is well-known for its purpose built resorts and package holidays, offering a wealth of attractions, ranging from water sports to wine-tasting. Because Mallorca s the most popular of Spain‘s Mediterranean islands, it draws millions of visitors each year from all over the world…
Mallorca is a perfect summer beach destination with hot and sunny day, warm nights, and little rain. There are long sandy beaches and isolated rocky coves, particularly in the south, over 200 beaches where you can enjoy lounging on the white sand beaches, enjoying the coastal scenery, water sports and ferry rides to the other islands in the Balearic chain beside the wide array of beach activities plenty of entertainment and lively nightlife and club scene are available too.. Mallorca is an extremely popular family holiday destination, as children has a majority of things to do there beside beaches and waterparks thus many of the resorts here cater for their needs.
Main Attractions in Mallorca-Best Things to See & Do;
The island is filled with old churches and cathedrals, many reminders of past centuries and many interesting place destinations in Majorca that deserve exploration such as;
Banys Arabs, (Arab Baths);
They were probably part of a nobleman’s house in the 10th century and are similar to those found in other Islamic cities. The Arab Baths are one of the few remaining examples of Muslim architecture in Palma and were known as The Arab City of Medina Mayurqa. The Arab Baths architecture has a dome in the shape of a half orange, with 25 different round shafts to let in the beam of the sun light, supported by a dozen columns. The Arab Baths had a courtyard designed full of palm trees and orange trees would have made a pleasant place to cool off after a hot bath.
Mallorca is famous for its wonderful caves which became one of the top tourist sights all over the island. There are over 200 limestone caves in total all with the same type of beauty but small amount of the island’s caves are actually open to the public – the best known ones are the “Cuevas del Drach”.
Coves Del Drach (Dragon Caves), Mallorca
Coves de Campanet
Coves dels Hams, Porto Cristo Mallorca
Coves d’Arta, Mallorca
The Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca ( La Seu);
The Cathedral of Majorca is the largest religious building and major architectural landmark in the island of Majorca, located at the edge of the bay of Palma. Its construction began around 1300 by King James III of Aragon in 1229 on the site of a pre-existing Arab mosque (mosque of Medina Majorca) capital of Muslim Mallorca for three centuries. Work continued for 400 years. It is characterized by its three naves and three apses .
Mallorca Beaches are beautiful with white sand and crystal water beaches; – this is what the most people come for. They are the best beaches in the Mediterranean and it is worth the time to plan which beaches to visit during the Mallorca holiday.
Serra de Tramuntana (the ‘jewel in the crown’ on the Mallorcan Island):
A range running breathtaking beauty situated on the North Western strip of Mallorca which forms the northern backbone of the Spanish island of Mallorca. The Tramuntana Range was awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO under the Cultural Landscape category on the 27th June 2011. The landscape shaped by man whose character (agricultural terraces and inter-connected water works – including water mills – as well as dry stone constructions and farms) was the result of the action and reaction of natural and/or human factors.