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Majorca (Mallorca) Tourist and Travel Information Guide


Welcome to Mallorca-Now with the latest information on the Island's resorts, hotels, apartments, flights, transport, restaurants and attractions together with a guide to Living in Mallorca

 

Mallorca is the largest and most densely populated of the four Islands (Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera) which form the Spanish Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, east of mainland Spain.


A popular tourist destination for many years, the Island is currently voted a top holiday favourite for travellers from Britain, Germany and the Scandinavian Countries of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.


We have designed this website especially for you, to provide the latest tourist and travel information for your visit.


View from El Toro to Illa d'es Malgrat                       Palma Nova (Palmanova)

View of Illa d'es Malgrat  from El ToroPalmanova beach

 

Mallorca or Majorca, we know can be a bit confusing. 


The locals refer to the Island as 'Mallorca' from the Catalan language frequently spoken. Lessons in schools are mainly taught in this language and it is also the preferred language of government and public services throughout each of the Municipalities.


This is a surprise to many visitors coming to the Island who expect Spanish to

be the main language spoken. However prior to the death of Franco in 1975 the island was known locally as 'Majorca' derived from being the largest, (Major) Island of the Balearics. In the English speaking world, especially the United Kingdom, 'Majorca' is still the preference, perhaps this will change over the years.

 

The immense natural beauty together with Mediterranean weather (hot dry Summers and mild Winters) are the main reason why this Island has been so popular as a holiday destination. Whether you are looking for a relaxing break or a holiday packed full of adventure you will find that the Island has something to offer everyone.


We also enjoy a very diverse landscape from the rocky Tramuntana Mountainous region in the North-West to the flat plains in the centre of the Island. The beautiful beaches, varying resorts and range of sports and tourist activities provide a multitude of options for visitors. This is the reason why so many tourists return to the Island year after year!

 

For those who live or are considering living here, you will find a comprehensive Information Guide to Living in Mallorca including Insider Tips which come from years of experience living on this beautiful Mediterranean Island.

 


Palma Guide


Palma Mallorca Cathedral           Port Palma Mallorca                        Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca Cathedral La SeuPalma de Mallorca port - cruise shipsPalma de Mallorca city centre, plaza de reina

 


Visiting Palma de Mallorca for a day trip, weekend-break or a holiday? Our Information Guide covers Sightseeing around the Historic Centre including the Cathedral La Seu, Palace de Almundaina, Bellver Castle, La Lonja, Arab Baths and Churches of Sant Eulalia and Sant Francesc. You will also find a guide to Shopping in Palma including where to buy local home-made produce, together with information on Restaurants, Hotels, Insider Tips and much more..


Find out more about Palma


Check out the city centre restaurants


Check out our selection of hotels


In recent years there has been a huge increase in visiting Cruise Ships to Palma Port. This has partly been due to the crisis in the Middle-East, with people opting to cruise in the 'safe' Mediterranean zone. Palma has benefited greatly

from this tourism, with many local businesses enjoying the 25% increase in

visitors during the Winter months alone.


Check our guide on Cruise Ships






Majorca Resorts Guides


Are you travelling to Majorca soon and not quite sure which of the resorts would be best for you or your family? Perhaps you are already here and would like to visit a different resort for a day or two. Check out our comprehensive information guides to the resorts around the island with insider tips to help you along the way. There is so much choice when it comes to the Island's resorts, we hope that this information will help you to make the best choice.


Puerto Pollensa                           Cala Bona Harbour                       Palmanova Beach

Pollensa resortCala Bona HarbourPalmanova Beach

 
Alcudia Puerto                            Cala Millor 2km Beach                Magaluf BCM

Puerto de AlcudiaCala Millor BeachMataluf BCM

 


Mallorca Towns and Villages


Andratx market town

Mallorca market town, Andratx

See our Information Guides to the Towns

and market Villages around the Island.

From the picturesque villages of Pollensa, Andratx, Capdepera, Son Servera and Calvia to the bustling manufacturing towns of Manacor and Inca.

                                                                                                           

 

 

Mallorca Flights


The latest flight information with live flight arrivals and departures from Palma de Mallorca (Son San Joan) Airport. You can see the most popular airlines flying to the island as well as information on travelling with disabled passengers, car parking and fast becoming popular, cruise and fly holidays.


Flight landing                                        Terminal Building                            

Flight landing at Palma AirportPalma Terminal Building

                  

 

Package Holidays

 

Holiday hotel

Holiday Hotel in Majorca

Different types of holidays are available on the Island,

All-Inclusive, Half Board, Full Board, Bed & Breakfast, Self Catering, so many options to choose from. You can check our information here with holiday discounts with Tour Operators such as Thomson, easyJet Holidays, Thomascook, First Choice, Directline Holidays and Jet2



Sunmaster cheap holidays 2015


Mallorca Hotel

 

Hotel Bellvue Alcudia

Check our selection of hotels around

the Island, City of Palma, Alcudia, Andratx,

Cala Bona, Cala D'Or, Cala Millor, Cala Ratjada,

Cala San Vicente, Calas de Mallorca, C'an Pastilla,

C'an Picafort - Playa de Muro, Magaluf, Palmanova,

Peguera, Pollensa, Puerto Portals, Santa Ponsa

From basic Hostal/Pension hotels to 5 star luxury hotels, Mallorca offers

a great choice to suit everyone.

 

 

Renting Private Apartments or Villas

 

El Bosque, Cala Ratjada

Check our selection of Private Apartments

and Villas for Rent around the Island.

We hope you will find something

interesting. Many tourists, especially

families, prefer to rent a private apartment or villa with

all the home comforts.

 


Rural and Petit Hotels

 

Guide to Majorca (Mallorca) - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Son Corb Rural Hotel Mallorca

See our selection of Rural Hotels, mostly set in the beautiful countryside and some with the added advantage of being fairly close to the coast.

If you wish to reserve a Rural Hotel we advise you to reserve as far in advance possible to avoid disappointment. This is due to the limited amount of rooms during peak periods!



 

Transport


 

TIB Bus in MallorcaMallorca Hire CarTrain to Soller


Mallorca is an Island with many transport options. You can hire a car from Palma Airport or arrange this in a resort. Public transport in general is very good with city buses (EMT) in and around the Palma area and (TIB) mainly for inland and travelling to and between the resorts. Taxis are available from the Airport as well as private Airport Transfer Buses which can be reserved in advance. From the Plaza de Espana station you can take a train to Manacor or Inca or you can visit Puerto de Soller by train then tram. Find out all the transport information you will need in this guide with timetables, links to transport websites and prices etc.



Guide to Attractions, Trips and Historic Sightseeing


....and so much more.....


The Island has much to offer in the way of Tourist Attractions, Trips and Activities not to mention Historical Sightseeing especially in Palma de Mallorca.


There is so much to do and see it would be impossible to cover everything in

one trip to the Island. We list the popular Attractions and Activities with contact information, prices and links to the websites where available. As well as the

main attractions, Waterparks, Marineland, Palma Aquarium, Caves of Drach, House of Katmandu we also list the smaller places of interest such as Safari Zoo

Park in Sa Coma


Waterparks & Theme parks          Safari Zoo Park                        Palma Historic Centre

Waterparks Mallorca, Alcudia HidroparkSafari Zoo ParkBellver Castle, Palma de Mallorca



Trip to Soller                                     Caves of Drach Mallorca            House of Katmandu

Train to SollerCaves of Drach, MallorcaHouse of Katmandu, Palmanova, Mallorca



 

Restaurants


Corb Mari Pto Pollensa                      Tristan Portals                  La Taberna de la Boveda

Guide to Majorca (Mallorca) Restaurant Corb Mari PollensaRestaurant Tristan Portals, MallorcaLa Taberna de la Boveda Palma de Mallorca


See our Information guide to Restaurants which include Cafes and Bars. There really is so much choice of cuisine from traditional Spanish and Mallorquin to Italian, Chinese, Indian, Greek, British, Turkish, Scandinavian and Japanese plus many more...the list is endless! We list a selection from Palma, the resorts and inland towns from around the Island with addresses and contact information, telephone and website address where available. We welcome your recommendations which can be submitted through 'contact us'


 

Majorca Beaches Guide


Santa Ponsa Beach

Santa Ponsa Beach, Mallorca

An information guide to some of the beaches

around the island.  With so many excellent

beaches to choose from it can be difficult to

know where to go, check out our quick guide!








Shopping in Mallorca


El Corte Ingles, Palma

El Corte Ingles Palma de Mallorca

Check out our guide to the Shops in the city and around the island. From large stores such as El Corte Ingles to designer boutiques in the quaint narrow lanes of Palma de Mallorca.

You will also find a list of market days in the towns and resorts.

Equally important for tourists is knowing which supermarkets are available near to their holiday accommodation with store opening times. We hope you find the information useful!


If you live in Mallorca, as well as basic shopping information for everyday goods you might need to know where to buy diy goods, furniture, paint and other household items. For this reason please check out our guide to shopping if you live in Mallorca. Any recommendations welcome through 'contact us'


 

Majorca Weather


7 day weather forecast

Weather in Mallorca sunset over pollensa bay

Mallorca with its super climate, hot dry Summers

and mild Winters is a perfect destination for tourists

all year long. Check out our 7 day weather forecast

with temperature chart and seasons information.








 

Spa's, Beauty & Wellness


Biomar Spa & Wellness

Biomar Spa, Mallorca

Information guide to Spa's, Beauty and Wellness centres in around the Island of Mallorca. You can visit for a short break or if you prefer a day for a luxury treatment!

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Latest Mallorca (Majorca) News


Majorca Daily Bulletin Newspaper

Mallorca Daily Bulletin

For the latest information and News and links to the two main

English speaking Newspapers

Majorca Daily Bulletin and Euro Weekly.


 

Live in Mallorca


Schools                                                         Buy a Vehicle                     Solbank - Banking & Law

School in MallorcaBuying a vehicle in MallorcaSolbank in Mallorca


If you need Information on Living here on the Island - NIE number - Bank Account - Schools and Health Care, check out our comprehensive information guide



Buying a Business


Guide to Majorca (Mallorca) - Tourist and Travel Information, Hotels, Mallorca business for Sale

Businesses for Sale

Information guide to buying a Business on the Island with insider tips!

There are many business for sale throughout Mallorca but not all make you a profit, choose carefully!




Buying a Property


Mallorca Property for Sale

Property For Sale

Information guide to buying a Property. Now is a great time to buy a property, with competitive exchange rates and property prices falling, you could pick up a bargain!

You wil also find information on new properties for sale

in Mallorca by Taylor Wimpey.





Property Services - Rent your Property


Property Services in Mallorca, keysafe

If you own a property and you need information on property care or renting, check out our Property Services page.











You will find also find information on Nightlife, Recipies,

Golf, Weddings and Cycling (cyclotourism).



We hope that www.mallorca-now.com has provided the information that you

were looking for whether you are holidaying on the island or living here!


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