Majorca, a lively and popular island located in the Mediterranean Sea, is the largest of the Balearic Islands and unquestionably one of the region’s top resorts. Tourists visit from all across Europe every year, including a large proportion of British holidaymakers who often visit time and time again to relive the charms.
Flying time from the UK to Majorca is roughly up to two and a half hours from most airports, and prices are generally very affordable. Co-op Travel, in particular, provides great travel rates and excellent service for tourists travelling to Majorca. The destination itself provides a cheap getaway with plenty of attractive features, making it a long time favourite of many.
Majorca has no shortage of interesting historical landmarks that all have a tale to tell. La Seu Cathedral, a Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral in Palma, is well worth a day visit as it stretches along 121 metres and is 55 metres wide. This 14th Century building provides spectacular views of the harbour outside, as well as beautiful stained glass windows inside.
Another popular Majorca landmark is the Valldemossa Monastery, which has seen visitors from all backgrounds and locations, including the famous Chopin. Tourists visit the monastery every year when they visit Majorca due to both its illustrious history and beautiful location.
A bevy of beaches
For those less interested in the historical side of Majorca and more concerned with soaking up the sun and relaxing on the beach, Majorca has it all. Due to its diversity of resorts, it offers scores of beaches that boast clear waters and sandy stretches, including Alcudia Beach in the north of Majorca. It’s a Blue Flag beach, so is perfect for families, and it stretches along a ‘golden mile’ of beautiful coastline.
Cala Agulla is another Blue Flag beach, located further east that Alcudia Beach, which boasts golden sand and a surrounding area of forests and mountains. Due to its location, it still remains a fairly natural beach and one perfect for both relaxation and fun.
Staying in Majorca
Majorca not only boasts beautiful landmarks and long sandy beaches, it is also home to some of the best tourist accommodations in the Balaerics, and Co-op Travel has a fantastic depth of choice for Majorca, as well as many other locations.
Whether you want to stay on the coastline or further out away from the beach, there is a hotel for you. Majorca has something for everyone, and is a destination well worth check outing.