The Magnificent Seven. (summer activities)
With restrictions being lifted and travel becoming more available, Mallorca offers a host of activities for visitors and residents this summer. Below, you can discover seven great ways to spend this sunny season in Mallorca.
Become a beach bum: Mallorca is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Whether you want white sandy shorelines with shallow, crystal waters or a rocky, deep cove to snorkel in , you really are spoilt for choice.
Some of the top beaches to discover are; Calo des Moro in Santanyi, Portals Vells in Calvia and Es Trenc in Campos.
Soak up the culture: Dating back to Roman times, Mallorca has over a thousand years of diverse culture to discover. The city of Palma has hidden cobbled streets full of artisanal shops selling traditional produce.
Gothic styled chapels and Arabic monuments still decorate the city’s interior. The contemporary museums are home to beautiful works from Miro, Picasso and Salvador Dali to name a few.
City lights: Palma de Mallorca at night is a world away from what you are met with during the day. Take a walk around La Lonja and discover fresh seafood restaurants.
Discover the secluded Abaco bar and sip a cocktail while surrounded by beautiful, antique furnishings or take a short walk to Santa Catalina where nightlife is buzzing with cosmopolitan entertainment.
Savour the flavour: The gastronomy in Mallorca is on another level. The island is home to no less than 9 Michelin stars!
Cruise into Palma to try out the Marc Fosh menu at Hotel Convent de la Mission. Or take a trip to Deia to take in the breathtaking views at Bens d’Avall. In Port d’Alcudia Maca de Castro offers a traditional Mallorcan experience all the while utilising local produce.
Relax at a beach club: What could be better than spending the day relaxing in the sun, sipping beautiful cocktails while listening to live music?
Mallorca’s beach clubs are perfect for disconnecting and enjoying a day in the sunshine. Some of the islands favorites include, Nikki beach in Magaluf, UM Beach in Portals and Puro Beach in Palma and Illetas.
Visit the caves: A day visiting the hidden caves of Mallorca brings a welcome respite to the islands summer heat. Mallorca’s most famous subterranean grottos are the Cuevas del Drach in Porto Cristo.
Beautiful blue lagoons and a boat trip through one of the largest underground lakes in Europe is just one of many things they offer. Head there a little earlier to avoid the crowds.
Summer fiestas: A traditional Mallorcan summer would not be complete without attending one of the exciting village fiestas.
Traditional festivities are held island wide during the summer, celebrating the local produce and heritage of each village.
Why don’t you try and make it to Port d’Andratx in July, Montuïri in August and Fornalux in September…