Tears, tantrums, and trying to find love in the Spanish sun… This year’s series of Love Island has given millions of viewers something to talk about. Aside from the ongoing gossip and drama that continues to unfold night after night, many are turning their attention to the Love Island set – located in beautiful Majorca.
The incredibly popular, often trend-setting show has already sparked a huge interest in Brits searching for holidays to the Balearic Islands. From beautiful beaches to gorgeous weather and stunning scenery, Majorca has it all. Do you fancy following in the footsteps of the Love Island contestants? Let’s crack on with the top 8, love island-esque holiday destinations in magical Majorca.
Located at the northern tip of Majorca, Alcudia guarantees sun-baked and serene surroundings. Have your head turned by the beautiful beach, with over seven miles of gorgeous golden sands and warm shallow waters – this is a perfect place to bring the kids. Explore the medieval old town, browse the lively shopping market for charming souvenirs, or visit the waterslide park located nearby!
#2 Palma Nova
This is a popular Spanish resort for both families and couples alike. Tempted by the beautiful beach and marina, tourists have visited this much loved holiday resort since the sixties! As this location has basked in popularity for such a long time – the hotels, restaurants and attractions cater to British holiday makers. Traditional food and classic beer brands are on the menu!
This is the perfect holiday for partying and socialising with friends. If you’re going to “pull someone for a chat”, it’s most definitely here. Cheap drinks and lots of fun, this home-comfort style holiday caters to the British people. There are hardly any history or traditional Spanish eateries left in sight! After you have finished lazing away on the beach, why not enjoy a full English breakfast at one of the local cafes?
#4 Cala D’Or
Located on the south-east coast of Majorca, Cala D’or holidays are perfect if you’re looking for a relaxing beach escape. This is because there are five main beaches, some with charming little coves that contribute to enchanting and picturesque surroundings. The car-free town centre offers attractive little boutiques, upmarket shops to browse and many eateries to try.
This gorgeous little resort backs into the Tramuntana Mountain range, making it a great holiday choice for nature lovers. Expect a unique, diverse and quaint little village made up of narrow cobbled streets and grand old houses. You will also find some of the local restaurants, and quirky wine bars located along the pretty pine walk in the town centre.
#6 Santa Ponsa
Santa Ponsa is the perfect family holiday. Offering a wealth of amenities and attractions, tourists love this resort for its family friendly feel. Slightly quieter than neighbouring destinations, this holiday favourite is set up for British tourists. Not to mention that the nightlife here offers plenty of Irish and Scottish themed bars and English pop music!
#7 Cala Bona
This stunning resort is packed with natural beauty, including fascinating wildlife such as rare birds and tropical fish. As it is one of the quieter holiday resorts in Majorca, it is slightly more suited to elderly couples or a relaxed family holiday. It is home to a beautiful harbour, where the fishermen are out early morning, anticipating their daily catch.
#8 Cala San Vicente
Recognised as a relaxing beach holiday, Cala San Vicente is blessed with an incredible coastline and plenty of activities revolving around the sun-kissed sands. The Mediterranean Sea is crystal clear, making it the perfect location for a spot of snorkelling or scuba diving. However, if you fancy a day out away from this beach resort, then Pollença and Puerto Pollença aren’t too far away at all. They both have plenty of restaurants, bars and busy beaches to discover.
There you have it, the top holiday destinations in Majorca. Perhaps it’s time to stop gazing at the stunning scenery through a screen, book one of our cheap holidays and explore the beautiful Spanish coast for yourself. We’re certain that a holiday to magical Majorca will most definitely be your type “on paper”.