The Balearic Islands have so much to offer holidaymakers. Each Island has its own individual charm and unique characteristics, but they all offer a fantastic holiday under the Spanish sun. Make the most of your Balearic Island holiday by staying at one of our many villas in some of the choicest locations and resorts.
There’s so much to see and do on a holiday to the Balearic Islands, from lying on the pristine beaches of Menorca, to hiking the stunning hills of Ibiza or even eating delicious Majorcan cuisine, so be sure to take a break from lounging by your amazing villa’s pool to take it all in.
No matter what type of holiday you desire, you’ll find it on one of the Balearic Islands. They attract thousands of visitors every year, and have some of the most popular resorts and holiday destinations in the world. All of the Islands are within easy reach of the UK, being just a two to three-hour flight away, which means you’ll be on your favourite Balearic Island in no time.
The hardest decision you will have to make is which of these fantastic Islands to choose. They all have something unique to offer, but what they have in common is an abundance of top quality beaches, warm summer sunshine and plenty of activities to experience.
Mallorca is the largest of the islands and has a wide variety of resorts to suit different tastes. There are the vibrant, family-friendly locations such as Alcudia, the charming areas of Pollensa and Cala d’Or, as well as traditional rural retreats perfect for holiday escapism. Mallorca is a cosmopolitan island with boutique shops, stylish restaurants and trendy bars, as well as an abundance of beautiful coves and stunning sandy beaches for all the family to enjoy.
Ibiza has a reputation as a party destination, but many people don’t realise there is a completely different side to this pretty Island. It has a rich scattering of fascinating historic sites, such as the Castle of Ibiza and Iglesia de Sant Rafel de sa Creu in Ibiza town, there are also peaceful and family-friendly resorts such as Santa Eulalia and San Antonio Bay, with some of the finest beaches in the Balearics.
Menorca is perhaps the most laidback and peaceful of the Balearic Islands. It has a tranquil, easy going atmosphere that many holidaymakers escape to year after year. Enjoy a low-key holiday with pretty beaches, a variety of restaurants and plenty of interesting places to visit, such as Mahon Port, the historic fort of La Mola and Ciutadella Cathedral.
Summer is the best time to head to the Balearic Islands, but you can still enjoy warm weather during spring and autumn. The islands revel in a typical Mediterranean climate with long, warm summers, where temperatures reach around 30°c, and where lucky visitors can look forward to 11 hours of sunshine during the height of summer.
You won’t be short of things to do in the Balearics, especially with the vast culture and history of the island to explore. Begin your holiday by visiting the amazing, megalithic tomb of Naveta Des Tudons, in Menorca. Take the time to walk around the largest Naveta tomb on the island, admiring its every angle and appreciating the history in front of you.
If you’re holidaying on the island of Mallorca, be sure to check out the medieval chapels, Puig de Pollenca and the Palma La Seu Cathedral. Puig de Pollenca may be smaller than Palma La Seu, but it is full of charm, all the while offering visitors breathtaking views of the island below. If you’re looking for something a little more extravagant, then make your way over to Palma La Seu, a magnificent example of medieval architecture that is surrounded by a stunning blue pond and swaying palm trees.
One of Ibiza’s cultural highlights is Ibiza Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site with pretty views, fascinating museums and culturally significant sites, such as the statue of General Joaquín Vara del Rey y Rubio, a celebrated Spanish war hero.