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.
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.