Holiday rentals and apartments in Majorca
Most holiday rentals in Majorca are located on the coast for easy access to the beautiful beaches and coves of the island. You cannot go wrong with a holiday letting in Cala Figuera or Cala d’Or, two of the most popular destinations on the island. A lot of lettings are so close to the sea that with a short walk, you are already on the beach! But the small towns of the island also have their own unique charm, and renting a finca in the countryside of Majorca gives you the perfect opportunity to discover the traditions and slow living of the islanders. No matter where your holiday rental is located, you are able to explore the entire island during your self-catering holiday in Majorca. With a rental car you have the absolute freedom to explore every corner of the island! From Pollensa in the east to Palma de Majorca in the west, the entire island is waiting to be discovered.Choose between holiday rentals with a modern or traditional design
Holiday rentals in Majorca usually come in two very distinct styles: either with sleek, clean and modern lines, or a very traditional design with limestone walls and beautiful wooden windows with shutters. Rent a holiday home in Majorca with private pool and lounge area where you can unwind and have a drink after a long day of sightseeing. Families will also love the many family-friendly rentals in Majorca with 3 or more bedrooms, so every family member can have their privacy while on holiday! Speaking of privacy, choose one of the many holiday lettings with a private terrace, garden or balcony when you want to enjoy the incredible Majorcan sunsets in a relaxed setting. With so many options to choose from, it won’t be difficult to find your ideal holiday home in Majorca!
Holidays in Majorca: The area and getting aroundDiscover all sides of Majorca!
While most visitors prefer to book a holiday rental on the beach in Majorca, the island has many different aspects waiting to be discovered. It’s worth reading a little bit more about the island so you can choose the perfect location for your stay! The capital, Palma de Majorca, is effortlessly chic. If you want to experience city living the island way, this is the place to be! Explore its streets and discover unique art galleries, impressive monuments and world-class restaurants. To the southeast of the island, the area around Santanyí and Llucmajor, you will find unspoilt nature and sleepy towns, perfect for everyone who wants to escape from busy everyday life. The Sierra de Tramuntana mountains are located in the northwest, an area where many artists and artisans have settled. Rent a holiday home in Soller or Fornalutx and discover why this region has inspired so many musicians and artists!Exploring the island: by car, bike or bus
Whatever part of the island you choose for your stay, you can easily explore Majorca by renting a car. While there are decent bus connections between the most important cities on the island, a rental car will give you the freedom and flexibility to go off the beaten path. It will be so much easier to discover Majorca’s enchanting small towns and hidden coves! As an alternative to a rental car, you can rent bicycles. Most large cities of the island are bike friendly, and bicycles are also a great way to get around near your holiday letting in Majorca. There are many bike hire business on the island, and sometimes your host can provide them for you as well! And if you get tired of Majorca, it’s easy to go island hopping thanks to the ferry connections between Majorca and the other Balearic Islands: only 2 hours of travelling, and you are on a completely different island.
Travellers and activitiesMajorca for nature lovers
During your holiday in the Balearic Islands you can’t help but notice Majorca’s natural beauty and unique ecosystems. There are no less than 8 nature reserves on the island, and they range from tiny islands and mountains to wetlands and beaches.The S’Alburfera Natural Park on the east coast is a prime spot on the island for walking and birdwatching. These wetlands are a favourite resting spot for migrating birds. Another highlight of Majorca is Sa Dragonera. It consists of 3 uninhabited islands off the west coast of Majorca, and is home to many bird species and indigenous lizard species. It’s also possible to find out more about the underwater flora and fauna during a snorkelling excursion in the water around the island. Book a beautiful holiday apartment in Majorca to explore every corner of the island.Majorca for beach lovers
There is no way to visit Majorca without falling in love with its beaches! Although the island is not huge, it has a surprising variety of beaches, from hidden coves to wide sandy beaches. And with a rental car it’s very easy to visit a new beach every day from your holiday villa. One of Majorca’s most famous beaches is Cala Santanyí, a beautiful cove on the southeast coast. With calm water and fine white sand, this beach is perfect for sun lovers and swimmers alike! The beach of Puerto Pollensa is another highlight of Majorca. This beach is very wide, lined by a beautiful boardwalk and small shops. It’s an ideal place to spend a day with children, because of all the facilities, the calm water without rocks, and the many options for entertainment, such as boat trips and other water activities. Find your accommodation in Majorca on the beach and have the perfect beach holiday.
Top 5 travel tips in Majorca1. Grab your goggles and explore the crystal clear sea
The sea around Majorca is exceptionally clear thanks to an algae species that’s present in the water. The increased oxygenation causes the water to be completely see-through most days, which makes Majorca a paradise for snorkellers! Many beaches on Majorca are located in rocky coves, so you won't have to swim far to spot fish, octopi and other marine life. In some areas of the island, you may even get to see a dolphin or a barracuda. Rent a holiday home in Cala d’Or or Cala Deia and you’ll stay near two of the best beaches for snorkelling!2. Visit the Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO Heritage Site
The Serra de Tramuntana is a mountain range in the northwestern part of Majorca. It was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 because of the ingenious way farmers incorporated the natural landscape in their agriculture. Today, the mountains are a stunning area where you can visit local wineries and other farms, discover beautiful tiny towns and choose from several hiking routes to explore the landscape. The winding roads of the mountains also make the Serra de Tramuntana a great place to cycle, and many professional cyclists come here every year to train. When you book a rental in Majorca, these mountains are a must-see!3. Go on a tour of the dreamy Cuevas del Drach
The Cuevas del Drach are a series of caves in Porto Cristo. They are about 4 kilometres long, and inside you can visit the Martel Lake, one of the largest underground lakes in the world. During your visit you will be accompanied by a tour guide who explains everything you need to know about the caves, from how they were formed to their discovery. The guided tours end with a classical music concert, performed by musicians on platforms in the lake. You can’t miss out on this unique experience!4. Spend a day in Deià, the home of the rich and famous
Out of all the small towns of Majorca, Deià is probably the most enchanting one. With traditional Majorcan cottages, winding streets and breathtaking views from all angles, Deià is absolutely picture-perfect. In the thirties, writer Robert Graves decided to relocate to Deià, placing the town on the map of the rich and famous. Since then, both artists and millionaires have flocked to Deià. Spend a day in this exclusive town, go for a walk along its streets and enjoy lunch or a coffee next to the Mediterranean.5. Take the vintage train from Palma to Port de Soller
For a relaxed, alternative way to discover the Majorcan countryside, take the train that runs between Palma de Majorca and Port de Soller. This scenic route was used in the past to transport oranges and other citrus fruits from the farms in Soller to Palma. Today, a vintage train runs on the tracks, transporting visitors through the Tramuntana mountains and the Soller valley. There are photo stops along the way to make sure you can enjoy the impressive landscape. The train makes a stop in Soller, where you can get off and explore the town before heading onwards to Port de Soller and its quaint marina.