Mallorca (Majorca) is an island in the Mediterrenean Sea, belonging to Spain. It is the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago (Mallorca, Ibiza and Formentera). Its capital is Palma. Mallorca (3640 sq.km and a coastline of more than 550km) is an very popular holiday destination, particularly for tourists from northern & western Europe, the United States and Canada.
Tourism is booming on Mallorca and the other islands, Malloca gets around eight million tourists a year, which needs a very well-organized tourist infrastructure. To house that many tourists Mallorca has many (designer) hotels, fully equipped apartments, aparthotels, villas for rent and fincas. The most hotels on Mallorca are charming city hotels in the old city centre of Palma de Mallorca, 3 and 4 star hotels, the island also offers outstanding 5 star luxury hotels and resorts.
Mallorcas beaches are one of the main tourist attractions, they have beautiful white sandy beaches, clear water and (some with) spectacular views of the popular beaches are: Magaluf Beach in Magaluf, Cala Figuera Beach Formentor peninsula, Son Serra De Marina Beach, Cala San Vincente Beach, Cala Murta Beach Formentor peninsula, Port De Valldemosa and Es Carbo Beach.
Mallorca is also a destination for adrenalin junkies (canyoning, coasteering, climbing, caving, adventure trekking, cliff jumping and much more) and water sports enthusiasts (fishing, sailing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and power boating). And do not forget Mallorcas golf courses: Andratx, Alcanada, Bendinat, Canyamel, Capdepera, Poniente, Pula, Golf Park Puntiró Mallorca, Golf Maioris, Santa Ponsa 1, Son Antem East, Son Antem West, Son Servera, Son Termens, Son Vida, Son Muntaner, Son Quint, Son Gual & Vall d'Or.
Mallorcas cities, towns and resorts: Palma de Mallorca, Binssalem (with cathedral and many fine local restaurants), Cala d'Or (with annual Jazz Festival), Cala Moraia (resort with golf courses and smaller beaches), Pollença (charming little city with a good Sunday market), Playa de Palma, El Arenal, Can Pastilla, Port d'Alcudia, Palmanova, Santa Ponsa, Puerto de Sóller, Port de Pollença, Alcudia and Portals Nous.