Mallorca or Majorca as is is often knows as to the British is a wonderful island located in the Mediterranean Sea of the coast of mainland Spain. Mallorca is the largest, and most popular, of the the Balearic Islands.
Mallorca’s capital is Palma, a vibrant and cosmopolitan city that serves as the beating heart of this wonderful island. As well as hundreds of authentic bars and restaurants Palma is also home to one of the largest, and most beautiful, harbours in the world making it a top destination for the world’s boating elite.
Mallorca is a highly popular holiday destination, both for package holidays and for high end travelers seeking quiet and culture among Mallorca’s secluded bays and lush olive groves. The island is particularly popular with tourists from Germany and the United Kingdom. Many from these countries have, over the years, chosen to buy property on Mallorca. Some retire here, others purchase a second home but many move simply because they fall in love with the myriad charms of this stunning island.
Mallorca is a boating oasis lying in a privileged position at the heart of the Spanish Mediterranean. Palma has been a centre of yachting for decades, boasting five international standard marinas that each attract the worlds yachting elite.
Mallorca boasts a huge array of varied landscapes. From the wonderful Tramuntana mountain range on the West of the island, through the rural central plains and on to the beautiful 360 degree coastline with it’s numerous bays and beaches.
People flock to Mallorca every year for the wonderful lifestyle it affords its residents. If you are looking for laid back luxury or a vibrant, cosmopolitan vibe, you will be sure to find what you are looking for on this most varied of Mediterranean islands.
Mallorca is very much part of Spain, but at the same time retains a unique local flavour all of its own. Mallorca has its own language, Mallorquin, and the locals are very proud of their long, individual history that can be traced back thousands of years.