We can finally say it, summer is here! When the sun comes out conversation naturally turns to where you’ll be holidaying this year.
From your newlywed best friend to your mates you went to college with, there is one destination that will definitely get a mention – the Balearic Islands. British holidaymakers have had a love affair with the Spanish islands for decades and there is no way that is stopping anytime soon. It just has everything we love – beautiful beaches, dramatic scenery and year-round sunshine.
If you’re among the minority that doesn’t know how great the Balearic Islands are, here are just a few reasons why this corner of the Mediterranean will always have a special place in our hearts.
It has all the best beaches
It will come as no shock that the Balearic Islands are home to some of Europe’s best beaches. The region is renowned for its white sand and calm turquoise ocean and you can find everything from secluded coves to bustling promenades lined with bars and restaurants.
When you visit Menorca, the glistening horizon of Cala Macarella will be waiting for you inviting you to jump in the warm water and admire the backdrop of tree-lined cliffs and rolling hills. Then, of course, there is the award-winning Ses Illetes in Formentera, a stunning beach unlike anywhere you’ve seen before.
Yeh, the Balearics knows how to do a beach.
It knows how to throw a party
Speaking of something the Balearics knows how to do – partying. No matter if its Majorca or Ibiza holidays 2019 is demonstrating why the islands are the place to let your hair down. While Ibiza is the undisputed king of the club scene home to the most iconic venues, Majorca can certainly hold its own.
Every summer the likes of San Antonio, Magaluf and Ibiza Town are filled with partygoers heading to Pacha, BCM Dance Planet, Amnesia, Privilege and Santorini. The region attracts huge names in the world of dance, techno and RnB with everyone from David Guetta to Craig David performing residence sets. This is where the real party is at.
It is a great city break alternative
The Balearics are not traditionally seen as a city break destination but they’re a great alternative choice for a long weekend away. The Majorcan capital of Palma is a growing cosmopolitan city to rival the likes of Barcelona and Madrid.
Palma is a trendy, bohemian city awash with historic architecture, iconic sites such as the huge cathedral and delicious tapas restaurants at every turn. While on Menorca holidays 2019 you can stroll around the capital of Mahon with its charming harbour, gastronomic delights and relaxed atmosphere.
The scenery is pretty special
Away from the towns and cities, the Balearics is blessed with stunning scenery. The majesty of the beaches is a given but climb up into the hills and admire the rolling countryside. Visit the unassuming town of Soller in Majorca and spend a day walking its cobbled street getting a taste of authentic Balearic life.
Put your mind at ease and immerse yourself in the ambience of Menorca as you watch the sunset from the Favaritx Lighthouse. And if you like the sound of bird song as being the only thing to pierce the silence then take a hike through S’Albufera des Grau Natural Park and see a side of the Balearics you never thought of.
It has some pretty fascinating attractions
If exciting cities and breathtaking countryside weren’t enough, the Balearics has some unique attractions. Spend your Majorca holidays 2019 exploring the incredible Cuevas del Drach, an underground network of illuminated stalagmites and enormous underground lake. You can even experience a unique concert.
Above ground take the Ferrocarril de Soller from Palma to Soller, a wooden train ride which gives you another glimpse of the Majorcan countryside. Hop over to Menorca and see the iconic gothic cathedral in the centre of Mahon and head back underground in the Cova de Can Marca caves in Ibiza.
You can’t beat weather like this
If you’re enjoying the heatwave the UK is currently going through then you are going to love the Balearics. Kiss goodbye to those rainy days as in this part of the Mediterranean you can pretty much guarantee good weather all year-round.
Whether you want to bask in the endless day of summer sunshine or want to brighten up your winter, the Balearics can promise temperatures of 20 degrees even in the traditionally chillier parts of the year.
Whether you’re a complete newbie or an adopted islander, the Balearic Islands will tick every box for your next holiday. Thanks to our super low deposits and exclusive offers, there has never been a better time to visit. Start planning your dream break today at www.sunmaster.co.uk.