There‘s far more to Majorca than beaches and golf, and it‘s well worth making an effort to discover the island‘s hidden depths. Our guide to the top 10 sightseeing spots in Majorca will set you in the right direction.
The construction of the impressive cathedral of Palma de Mallorca begun in the 13th century but it was not finished until 1601. Especially nice is the nightly illumination of the icon of this city.
Top Tip 1: Stroll through the small streets of the old center and end your walk in the La Llotja area with a visit of the tapas restaurant La Boveda.
Top Tip 2: If you love this kind of architecture, a stay at the luxury seaside hotel Cap Rocat is a must. A former fortress it enjoys impressive views of the bay of Palma and its own private beach!
Top Tip 1: Once in Sóller, catch the nostalgic wooden streetcar to Port Sóller.
Top Tip 2: Want to enjoy the Tramuntana region a bit longer? Check in at the modern five star hotel Jumeirah Port Soller and treat yourself to blissful spa treatments while you are at it!
Top Tip 1: Participate in the pilgrimage taking place every first weekend in August or visit a concert in the church.
Top Tip 2: If it´s quietness you´re after, the 5 star boutique hotel Son Brull Hotel is just for you. Converted from an 18th century Jesuit monastery, it offers a secluded paradise where you can forget about the world.
Top tip: When exploring the Arab remains on the island, pay a visit to the Banys Árabs in the centre of Palma.
Top Tip: Visit the garden and enjoy the most magnificent views of the coastline.
Top Tip 1: Combine a visit with the nearby Coves del Drac.
Top Tip 2: To make the most of southern Majorca´s natural beauty, why not book a room at the luxury adults-only FontSanta Hotel Thermal Spa & Wellness? It offers a seaside location, a thermal spa, and a high degree of peace and quiet.
Top tip: Definitely plan enough time for photography, it offers the most stunning views along the coast!
Top tip: Catch a boat from Port Sóller to the bay and experience the view from the sea.
Top Tip 1: Visit a restaurant and try a typical potato cake, the „coca de patata“!
Top Tip 2: Planning a romantic trip in Majorca? 5 star countryside Gran Hotel Son Net is ideally nestled in the Sierra Tramuntana mountains.
Top Tip 1: Explore the island, which is only 500m wide and 3.2km long by foot!
Top Tip 2: If you are looking for a secluded hotel in Majorca look no further than 5 * countryside hotel Castell Son Claret. It´s set on private grounds, surrounded by lush nature, and home to a delicious Michelin starred restaurant and a deluxe spa.
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Exclusive romantic retreat in a five star hotel and spa in beautiful Majorca
The Santuari de Lluc is a monastery and pilgrimage site located in the municipality of Escorca in north-west Majorca.
The Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma, more commonly referred to as La Seu (a title also used by many other churches), is a Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral located in Palma, Majorca, Spain, built on the site of a pre-existing Arab mosque.
Sa Dragonera is an uninhabited islet in the Balearic Islands, Spain, located just off the west coast of Majorca. It is currently a natural park.
Valldemossa is a village and municipality on the island of Majorca, part of the Spanish autonomous community of the Balearic Islands.
The Gardens of Alfabia date back to the 10th century and are situated right before the tunnel to Sóller, about 20km north of Palma.
The peninsula Formentor is the northernmost tip of the Island and is 15 kilometers long.
Son Marroig is a mansion on Mallorca. It is situated between Sóller and Valldemossa in Deia.
Botanicactus is a botanical garden on Mallorca.