Of the several Balearic Islands including Ibiza, Formentera and Menorca, Mallorca Island is the largest one. The island is one of the most visited places in Spain and has a lot to offer to tourists. The Serra de Tramuntana region, Palma de Mallorca, Raiguer and Migjorn are just some of the best regions to visit. The largest and main city in Mallorca is the Palma de Mallorca.
If you are looking for a place where you can go cycling and swim at the beach, Alcudia is the place to visit. Binssalem is a small town and it is home to many fine restaurants and an impressive cathedral. The Cala Ratjada resort is very popular with tourists from Germany. The resort has a horseshoe shaped beautiful beach. There are so many shops to shop for clothes, shoes and leather goods.
Cala d’Or resort in the northern parts of the island is very famous for its Jazz Festival held annually. The nearby Cala Moraia resort is home to small beaches and many golf courses. Other places worthy a visit in Mallorca include Cala Millor, Deia, Manacor, Puerto Pollensa and others. Mallorca is well known for its sunny beaches, wonderful mountains, inexpensive Mediterranean food and amazing landscapes. It receives nearly 10 million tourists per annum from different countries. For the residents, Mallorca is not only a blessing but also a curse to them. The locals are well prepared to handle tourists and have developed great tourist infrastructure to promote tourism such as roads, hotels and other necessary facilities.
Most tourists visiting Mallorca are fascinated by the beautiful crystal water and white sand beaches. The beaches are many and some of them are rarely visited. Some of the major beaches include Cala Fonoll, Sant Pere, Reco De Sarena, Magaluf Beach, Pollenca, Es Trenc Beach and Es Carbo Beach. Getting around Mallorca is quite easy as most of the attractive spots are easily reachable and there is abundant transportation between major vacation resorts. The capital of the island, Palma de Mallorca is absolutely worthy a whole trip dedicated to it. This old city is home to many architectural wonders, Mediterranean food and culture.
Serra de Tramuntana is a wonderful mountain range that you can’t miss when in Mallorca for a vacation. The busiest place in Mallorca is Playa de Palma which is a hub of tourist activities. There are several caves in Mallorca that can be accessed by the public with the most visited caves being the Dragon Caves. Most people majorly travel to Mallorca just to go to the beaches which are extremely crowded during the high season. Serrra de Tramuntana Mountain has fine hiking trails.
Cycling is yet another very popular activity that most tourists won’t think twice to participate. The capital of the island, Palma, is home to the world famous cathedral and it is a wonderful city centre to go for some strolling. Private guided tours, shore excursions and cultural visits are also better ways to spend your time more valuably in Mallorca.