Brits love to travel to Spain for holidays. Not surprising, given the 300 days of sunshine they are getting over there. If you want some warm weather and fun on the beach, it’s the perfect holiday destination. As part of Spain, the Balearic Islands offer some of the best weather.
Majorca is one of the most popular holiday destinations for both the UK and Germany. It’s close by and has countless beaches.
Here’s why Majorca makes for a great family holiday destination.
Why go to Majorca, of all the beautiful locations in Spain? For one: It caters to just about everyone. Whether you are young or old, prefer active or relaxing holidays, whether you want to experience local culture with holiday rentals or want to enjoy the all-inclusive service from high-class resorts — Majorca has it all.
There are beautiful beaches, plenty of fun things to do, and attractions to visit. Moreover, the island is relatively small, safe, and clean. Because it is so popular among tourists, you can find any accommodation, entertainment, or amenities you might need.
Beach holidays are among the most popular for families. Adults and children alike can enjoy the water, sand, and sun. You can choose to sunbathe and read, or you can go play in the water. Every member of the family can find something to enjoy.
Many of Majorca’s beaches are part of family-friendly resorts. The water isn’t deep, it’s clear, and lifeguards make sure to keep everybody safe. Additionally, you can rent or buy toys right at the beach or at the close by promenades. For the more adventurous children, you can try all kinds of water sports – with or without instructions.
- kite surfing
- riding banana boats
- riding ringos
If that’s not enough, you can explore the coastline and otherwise inaccessible coves by snorkelling or going on boat tours.
Majorca has a rich history and culture. If you get bored, you can go sightseeing. The most interesting for children are the many castles and ruins. There are also natural highlights like the Dragon Caves in Porto Cristo. They are part of a network of limestone caves across the island and include an underground lake you can cross on a boat.
Majorca has a variety of landscapes. Cycling, hiking, or climbing are just a few examples of the available activities. There are many hiking paths that lead through the coast, the mountains, and nature parks that preserve the local flora and fauna.
If you want to offer your children a special treat, choose one of the many entertainment parks on the island. There are tree-top parks for climbing and waterparks on the island or floating on the sea. A special little amusement park is the Katmandu Park in Magaluf. It has many games such as mini-golf and laser tag, two theme-park rides, and interactive virtual attractions.
Majorca offers everything you need for a fun family holiday. It is close by, sunny, and warm. You can live in a holiday rental or in one of the many resorts and enjoy its beaches, sights, and entertainment attractions. Not to mention the charming local culture and cuisine for those interested in straying from the tourist routes. Being the popular holiday destination that it is, it is clean, safe, and has every amenity you could wish for.