The island of Mallorca in the Balearics has many aspects to be enjoyed by visitors. Aside from being a brilliant beach destination, it also caters to the partying crowd as well as families. Holidaymakers will find plenty Mallorca hotels that are used to catering to their specific needs.
There is a wide range of accommodation available for families, sure to satisfy anyone’s budget. Travellers with an independent spirit will find refuge in self catering villas, but those who want to relax and leave the worries to someone else will enjoy staying at all inclusive resorts. All inclusive packages are often a great way for families to stay within budget at Mallorca hotels. With all your meals, drinks and accommodation covered, you’ll have money left over to spend on activities and souvenirs. Many resorts will put on evening entertainment and a number run kids clubs and crèche services onsite to help keep children occupied while their parents enjoy a well deserved break.
The most popular beaches are on the north and east coasts, which is where you will find most of the hotels in Mallorca, but there are also some beaches along the mostly rocky south coast as well. Families may decide they want to choose accommodation based on the types of activities they want to partake in. Despite age, everyone is sure to have a great holiday on a family trip to Mallorca. Here’s a list of some of the top activities and attractions on the island:
Waterparks – Head straight to Aqualand in El Arenal if you’re looking to cool down in the hot Mallorca sun. This is just one of a number of water and theme parks, which also include a second Aqualand in Magalluf.
Mini golf – For smaller scale attractions that offer just as much fun, Mallorca’s tropical themed mini golf park Golf Fantasia in Palma Nova is guaranteed to keep everyone entertained.
Marine Zoos & Safari – For a great day out, Mallorca’s marine zoos, such as Marineland, in Calvia, and the Palma Aquarium in Playa de Palma, offer a fascinating close up look at some of the island’s exotic marine life. Meanwhile, families can choose to head off on an auto safari and see giraffes, zebra and much more at Mallorca’s safari park near Cala Millor.
Caves – Families may also enjoy exploring the island’s natural beauty by discover some of the many coastal caves. The Dragon Caves in Porto Cristo are particularly popular, where visitors can take a boat trip on the underground lake.