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Majorca

Majorca

The island of Mallorca (Majorca) off the east coast of Spain is the largest of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, which collectively form one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Millions of tourists visit the island every year and our flights to Majorca from Belfast, Inverness and Teesside Airport make it easy for people to enjoy great value for money Majorca holidays.

Holidays to Majorca became popular in the 1960s, when a development boom spawned the building of hundreds of hotels, apartment blocks and shopping centres in resorts dotted around the islands coast. The capital, Palma, retains its historical flavour sporting grand mansions and a magnificent Gothic cathedral in its bustling centre, not to mention its impressive harbour, home to thousands of luxury yachts and one of the main cruise ship ports in the Med.

Away from the main tourist resorts, you’ll discover quaint fishing villages, historic monasteries, monuments, museums and spectacular landscapes. The interior is largely the preserve of a thriving agricultural community, dotted with windmills, olive and almond trees.

Climate

Majorca has an ideal Mediterranean climate for holidaymakers with little rain and temperatures rising to 30ºC and over during the peak summer months. The islands main tourist season is May to October, with daytime temperatures averaging around 24ºC in the spring and autumn months, the summer season ends in November when temperatures start to drop to around 20ºC. Even during mid winter it rarely drops below 15ºC, night time can be chilly though so worth packing a jumper. The most rain generally occurs between January and March and it helps to transform the island into a lush green paradise at that time of year, however even when it does rain, the sun won't be away for long and this is why the island can boast over 300 sunny days per year! Water temperatures range from 18ºC in May to 26ºC in August making Majorca holidays ideal for watersports.

Getting Around

The island's airport is located just east of Palma and it's an easy journey with flights to Majorca taking on average between 2.5 to 3 hours depending on where you are flying from. There is an extensive transport system that covers Majorca, with bus services linking all main towns and villages, trains run between Palma and Inca and there is a scenic tourist train to Sóller. There are plenty of taxis available and local car rental companies offer a good way to get around, but in high season reservations need to be made in advance.

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