Mallorca (or Majorca as we know it as in the UK) is a beautiful location for a holiday and is somewhere that is reasonably priced and regularly serviced by smaller, local airports, making it the idea holiday location for families.
Mallorca is one of Spain’s Balearic Islands, situated in the Mediterranean, giving it a fabulous climate especially between the months of June to September.
It is known for beach resorts, sheltered coves, limestone mountains and Roman and Moorish remains, making it the ideal location for families looking for a mix of activities to entertain the kids.
If you are looking for where to stay in Mallorca, the Nomadvisor has some great recommendations, including self-catering villa’s, holiday apartments and all-inclusive hotels to choose from.
5 places to visit with kids in Mallorca
From personal experience, Mallorca’s capital Palma is beautiful, with lots of lovely architecture, including the magnificent cathedral, quaint shops and little restaurants to eat. The Aquarium is well worth a visit, as is the vintage wooden train that rambles through the beautiful hills from the city to Sóller.
Caves of Drach
Located on the east coast of Majorca, in the town of Porto Cristo, the Caves of Drach are one of the island’s main tourist attractions
Majorca has many fantastic waterparks, offering splash fun for big kids and for smaller kids too. Ones to mention are Water Park Alcudia, Western Park Magaluf or Aqualand Magaluf.
For adrenalin junkies, there is the fabulous Jungle Parc which has lots of challenging courses for kids aged 4 and over and adults, where you move from tree to tree, at varying heights from the ground, using bridges, ropes, vines and lots of long zip wires!
Explore the beaches
Renting a car is an inexpensive way of seeing the island and exploring some of its beautiful beaches, of which there are 262 totalling 50km to choose from, with small coves and bays like Cala Mondragó and longer stretches of sand like the sandy beaches of Puerto Pollensa and Alcudia that are perfect for families.
Have you visited Mallorca before, where would you recommend visiting?