Majorca offers guests the opportunity to venture out of the hotel and explore, thanks to the diverse mix of activities available to get involved in. Learn all about the fascinating history behind pearl making at the Pearl Factory, put a hole in one at one of the many golfing adventure parks located here, or race down the thrilling slides at Hidropark Water Park in Alcudia.
If you are looking for somewhere to unwind and relax, look no further than Balnearios, or as what we know them as – spas. Majorca has a wide range of therapeutic Balnearios, offering an enormous variety of treatments and facilities to suit your mood.
Whether you are in search of a relaxing swimming pool to swim a few lengths, a soothing massage, facial or a bite to eat in a world-class café, Majorca has a wonderful array of spas to meet the needs of any weary traveller. If you’re used to pampering yourself at home, there’s no reason why this can’t continue while you’re on holiday.
Balnearios in Majorca embrace the exotic treatments you would expect from some of the world’s greatest spas. Talise Spa offers an outdoor hydrotherapy pool, complete with mountain views. Meanwhile, the Arabella Spa at the St Regis Mardavall Hotel includes an enormous amount of luxurious treatment rooms.
As you would expect from such a stunning island, Majorca offers an enormous range of boat trips, ranging from no-frills excursions to private luxury tours. Take in the beauty of Majorca in style by booking yourself on a trip sailing around the bays, or explore the crystal blue waters surrounding the island by booking a scuba diving or snorkelling trip out to sea.
Public and private boat tours are available in Majorca, so you can book onto whichever you prefer to cruise along while viewing what every traveller wants to see – the surrounding scenery. Boats are also available to be hired for fishing trips, where you can spend a whole day out on the ocean relaxing and catching some prize fish.
Majorca’s boat crews are friendly and offer competitive prices for both long and shorter boat trips, so whether you’re looking to make a day of it or just wanting to take a trip around the island, you’re sure to find something to suit you.
Majorca has been cited as one of the best places in the world when it comes to cycling holidays. Aside from the gorgeous weather and stunning views to take in as you travel, there is also a great mix of flat terrain and mountains here, offering great cycling opportunities for riders, of all abilities.
The winding roads and idyllic scenery are why thousands of cyclists choose to visit Majorca as their prime holiday destination, every single year. Fortunately, there are countless cyclist-friendly hotels available all over the island, and with beautiful roads meandering around Majorca, there’s no time for any rider to get bored.
There are also cycling training camps in Majorca, helping avid cyclists train up for a big ride, or rent bikes from a large number of cycling companies, for as long as you like. While there are many steep climbs in Majorca for the more experienced cyclist, there’s also a wide number of gentler climbs for beginners and not forgetting, cycling is also a great way to get around the streets of Majorca.
Give the kids a day out they will remember, at Majorca’s exciting Fantasy Park. This park proves popular with holidaymakers from all over the world, making it a must-visit attraction for families everywhere.
Located in central Cala Millor, this park has fun-packed offerings for children of all ages. With go-kart tracks and animal-themed boat cruising, there’s plenty to keep the older ones entertained. That doesn’t mean that the little ones have to suffer as a result, though; bungee trampolines, bouncy castles, slides and carousels ensure they get just as much out of the day as the older kids.
There’s also a bar terrace here for the parents to sit back and relax. This terrace offers plenty of opportunities to grab a snack, a drink or a full meal, making sure the kid’s energy levels are fully plenished, ready for a day of fun and laughter.
Every year, countless numbers of travellers head over to Majorca for one thing, the golf. Majorca’s beautiful countryside makes it the ideal island for some of the world’s greatest golf courses, giving golfers an incredible backdrop of mountains and views of the ocean as they get a hole in one.
Whether you are looking to take a full golfing holiday at one of Majorca’s fabulous golfing resorts, or simply just take in a game or two as part of your time away, there is ample opportunity to please everyone. The immaculate Son Gaul resort is listed as one of Europe’s Top 100 golf courses, but the likes of Son Vida and Son Antem offer equally fabulous opportunities for a game.
Hotels like the five-star beachfront Nixe Palace Hotel also have courses within the grounds for guests to enjoy. Don’t worry, these resorts all come equipped with fantastic golfing facilities, giving you the chance to unwind and replenish your energy between games.
Hidropark is one of Majorca’s top water parks, promising a fantastic day out for the whole family. The only water park in the north of Majorca, Hidropark Water Park is located in Alcudia and really does have it all.
Children’s World makes sure the younger children don’t feel left out, providing smaller water slides and pools for the little ones to enjoy. Meanwhile, for the big kids, there’s a huge range of incredible slides to try out, as well as a soothing wave pool. You even have the chance to take a trip in a floating water ball – an experience not to be passed up.
Aside from the water attractions, visitors who want to stay dry can take advantage of the mini-golf course. Not forgetting the on-site restaurant, serving up a selection of delicious dishes, both hot and cold, as well as a barbecue for those who have worked up a serious appetite after a splash-tastic day.
Magic and excitement awaits at Katmandu Park; this theme park is where enchanting family fun meets action-packed adventure with a wide range of attractions. It is actually the only theme park in Majorca, attracting a huge number of visitors every year. Katmandu Park also boasts the world’s biggest mascot (according to the Guinness Book of World Records), the 13ft yeti – Boro the Great.
Wander through the Ice Cave at the House of Katmandu, negotiate your way through the Mirror Maze, check out the interactive games room, illusions library and more. There’s also a 4D-motion cinema experience, providing a thrill ride from the comfort of your own seat. The specially-designed seats have 2Gs of force and 100 movements per second, promising an exhilarating experience.
More traditionally, there is mini golf, the Splash Park, an adventure climbing frame and soft play adventure, guaranteeing children of all ages are entertained.
Marineland is proof that learning can be entertaining. This attraction is an educational and fun day out for the whole family. With seven dolphins that put on two shows a day, at 12pm and 4pm, you and your family can witness first hand just how intelligent these animals are. An equally amazing attraction is the sea lion show, which proves the intellect of these sea mammals.
Children have the chance to take part in a programme which will teach them more about the lives and biology of Marineland’s animals.
There are also several aquariums to view, giving you the chance to learn more about various species of fish. The Aviary is home to Marineland’s seabirds including penguins and flamingos. Pay a visit to the Tropical House to see a range of reptiles such as snakes and iguanas, as well as smaller primates, which always prove to be popular with children.
Palma Aquarium offers some unique experiences that nowhere else in Majorca provides. One of these is their Shark Vision Boat, which allows you to take a trip on an indoor boat with a see-through floor, letting you gaze beneath the water and see sharks swimming beneath you. If that isn’t exhilarating enough, there’s even the chance to dive with the sharks in Europe’s deepest shark tank, another activity exclusive to Palma Aquarium. Or, if you prefer, you can dive with the stingrays.
Feeding time proves popular with the whole family, with guides sharing unusual and interesting facts about the various creatures at Palma Aquarium. Snorkelling is another go-to activity for many visitors, and is available for children as young as three to swim in the shallowest part of the ray tank; creating unforgettable memories.
Palma Aquarium’s exclusive experiences really do make this an essential place to visit, especially for those interested in finding out more about the sea life in Majorca, and being able to experience it first hand.
Discover how Majorca pearls are made at the magical Pearl Factory, where you can learn about the complex manufacturing process involved in creating precious pearls. Majorca invented a unique and delicate way to create organic pearls way back in 1890, and the tradition continues on the island today.
Located in Manacor, the Pearl Factory offers free guided tours to visitors, proud to share their unique insights into this incredible process. Watch the artisans at work while on your free guided tour, as well as viewing a vast selection of products and getting an exclusive look at their latest creations. Take a memento back home with you, from one of the most iconic heritage attractions in the whole of Majorca.
The Pearl Factory also offers quality jewellery, made with sterling silver or 18 karat gold, and you will even be able to benefit from special offers and discounts all year round, on selected items.