There are so many amazing possible activities to enjoy on Mallorca during your summer holidays that we have put together a list for you of our favourite things to do – so you don’t miss out on anything.
Mallorca’s Beach Clubs take a day of sunbathing and relaxing to a new level. Expect stylish surroundings, comfy loungers, cool restaurant and bar, and other facilities. Some offer a pool, massages and other treatments, chill-out music and more.
2. Attend music concerts on the island
Mallorca is regularly the stunning location of various music concerts and theatre performances. Many open-air live music events take place during the summer months and worldly theatre performances happen in Palma and other towns on the island all year round.
There are many different international festivals of classical music, jazz, pop, and rock. All this and more can be experienced with a visit to one of Mallorca’s many cultural events. Enjoy our collection of the best music concerts and theatre performances!
3. Drive the Tramuntana… in style!
Add a touch of panache to the sensational drive through the Serra de Tramuntana mountains by hiring your dream set of wheels to do it in. Whether it’s a Ferrari, a Mercedes, or a classic two-seater convertible, you’ll feel like the king (or queen) of the road on this memorable mountain drive. Remember your camera for the views – and a shot of you at the wheel . . .
4. Discover Palma de Mallorca
Parts of Palma, such as La Lonja and the Old Town, are steeped in history and photo-worthy architecture, and you can easily explore the narrow streets on foot. Spending one or two days discovering this beautiful city is a must when visiting Mallorca. You can also go on a tour on a distinctive Palma City Sightseeing open-top bus, which gives you a great overview of Mallorca’s capital without too much footwork on your part. The tickets (children and seniors, half-price) are valid 24 hours and include multilingual recorded commentary. Hop on and off the bus at any of the 16 stops along the route, to explore the vicinity.
5. Spend a day on the beach
With 262 beaches around the island, Mallorca is a paradise for the sun, sand, and sea lover. Find everything from large beaches with every facility for a fun family day, to hidden coves where you may share the sands with only a few people … or nobody.
6. Visit a winery on Mallorca
Mallorca has more than 70 bodegas and, in recent years, many have recognized their appeal to visitors and now open for tours and tastings. The book ‘Wine Route’ details bodegas that can be visited in the Binissalem DO (www.binissalemdo.com), as well as local gastronomy, markets, festivals, and places of interest.
7. Go designer shopping in Palma
Palma de Mallorca is a fabulous city for shopping, and you’re sure to find something from your favourite designer (or discover a new one!). The world’s top brands in designer clothing and accessories can be found by exploring Avenida Jaime III, Paseo del Borne, and the stores and boutiques in the adjoining streets and lanes.