There are countless reasons to visit Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic Islands. Mallorca is one of the most popular destinations in Spain and in all the Mediterranean coast. If you have decided to go sightseeing in Mallorca and you don't know where to start, we have you covered! This article will tell you everything you need to know to enjoy a unique holiday.
One of Mallorca’s huge advantages is its wide range of activities, including breathtaking beaches, landscapes, history, culture, gastronomy and monuments to enjoy.
So, if you are thinking of coming on holiday to Mallorca, we are going to recommend some places that are a must-do during your tourist getaway to Mallorca.
Mallorca has one of the best climates in the Mediterranean, with more than 300 days of sunshine a year, ensuring unforgettable days in Mallorca while enjoying the good weather in Mallorca, thanks to the amount of sunny days and little rainfall throughout the year.
The most popular time to visit Mallorca is in summer. At this time of the year the temperatures are high but we have the perfect solution! To combat the heat in Mallorca you can cool off on of its paradisiacal beaches. Another advantage of Mallorca is that its beaches are very different from each other, so you can choose whether you prefer fine, sandy, pebble or gravel beaches.
Palma de Mallorca
Another worthwhile plan in Mallorca is to explore its historical centre. The Old Town of Palma de Mallorca is full of places that are worth visiting at least once in your life.
The enchanting city of Palma is undoubtedly a paradise! In the capital of Mallorca, there is a wealth of things to do all year round. In Palma's Old Town, you will discover part of its history and see how the city combines the old and the new together. However, we must warn you that many tourists who come on holiday to Mallorca decide to stay here and live!
The popular Cathedral of Mallorca, also known as “La Seu,” is undoubtedly the top monument in Mallorca and a Gothic architectural jewel. One of the things that makes the Cathedral of Mallorca stand out the most is its prime location, as La Seu is one of the few cathedrals that is located in front of the sea. Another thing that is worth mentioning is the rose window of Mallorca Cathedral. We are talking about nothing less than the largest Gothic rose window in Europe.
The Bellver Castle is undoubtedly one of the most important monuments in Mallorca. The castle was built in the 14th century at the orders of King Jaume II of Mallorca.
The castle got its name for the beautiful and panoramic views of the city and the Bay of Palma as seen from the castle. Another of Bellver Castle’s highlights is that it is the only circular castle in Spain and one of the few remaining in Europe.
In addition to visiting Bellver Castle, it is also a good idea to take a walk in the large forest that surrounds the castle.
The castle also houses a museum about the city of Palma, where you can learn about its history and enjoy a magical monument surrounded by nature. If you go sightseeing in Mallorca, don't hesitate to visit Bellver Castle and everything that surrounds it.
Mallorca’s beaches are world-famous and renowned as being paradisiacal, making it one of the most popular destinations for classic beach and sun tourism in the Mediterranean.
In the capital of Mallorca, Palma, there are different beaches where you will be pleasantly surprised by their crystal-clear water and fine golden sand.
Playa de Illetas (Illetas Beach) is a quiet coastal area in the Bay of Palma. It is located just 7 kilometres from the centre of Palma and is located between Palma and Calviá. This family-friendly beach is also popular with locals.
Playa de Illetas is a beach made up of rocks, sand and calm water. It’s the ideal beach to go to with your family and friends to unwind during your holidays. It is also home to Purobeach Illetas, a place where you can lose track of time and enjoy the good weather in Mallorca.
Can Pastilla beach
Playa de Can Pastilla (Can Pastilla beach) is a tranquil spot located just 15 minutes from Palma. Surrounded by a beautiful promenade, Can Pastilla beach has 6 kilometres of crystal-clear water and fine sand where you can relax and rest during your stay in Mallorca.
Even though it stands out as a quiet beach, it features many leisure activities. Practising water sports in Can Pastilla is very popular, and you can hire paddleboarding, kitesurfing, jet-skiing or windsurfing equipment.
Purobeach Palma is located close to Can Pastilla and is the perfect place to watch the sunset while relaxing on our sunbeds and Bali beds.
If you want to be close to all these wonderful options and go sightseeing in Mallorca and, especially, in Palma, don't hesitate to choose our Puro Hotel as your place to rest and enjoy all kinds of amenities and comforts.
If you haven't made your reservation yet, we are waiting for you this summer at Puro Hotel Palma!