Located in the Mediterranean and the largest of the Balearic Islands is the magical isle of Majorca. Rich in history, full of beauty, and overflowing with energy and spice this spot can keep anyone on their toes during their holiday. Be sure to take a look at Thomas Cook holidays to Majorca and all the action you can pack in your day below.
Due to its karst stone mountains, climbing is a big sport here. There are well established routes and bolted rocks are all around the Tramuntana mountain range and it offers climbs for all types. There are steep overhangs, sheer walls ,cracks, and traditional climbing for any advanced or beginner climber.
For a twist on climbing, try a deep water solo. This style of climbing is getting bigger and bigger, and Majorca is one of the most famous spot to do it. With stunning, yet challenging juggy tufas and cracks surrounding you, all you have is the blue water below to catch you.
Take a Hike
There are many magical routes, tracks, and trails to follow and explore in Mallorca. Take a day to climb a mountain or walk along the beautiful coastlines. The Cabrera National Park is 14km of coastline with coves and inlets. These islands off the coast of the mainland have been very well preserved and provide some great activities to enjoy. Come here to explore castle ruins, the lighthouse, a few caves, or just relax on the beach.
The Tramuntana mountains are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and have some excellent trails to hike through. There is dramatic landscapes, gorges, the Puig Major which is the highest peak in the Balearic islands, and rivers and streams.
Out on the Water
Being an island, there’s no surprise that there are plenty of fun, exciting, and thrilling activities available out on the water. The water conditions are great for all kind of sports. Santa Ponsa and El Toro are two popular places to get down deep and dive with the fish. PADI certifications can obtained here as well. Sailing and kayaking are great ways to enjoy the cool breeze while being out on the water all day, but if you’re ready to get wet and have some fun, jump into a water jet pack, or even a fly-board or banana boat. Surfing, kite surfing and wind surfing are also offered for your enjoyment during your time here.
Majorca is full of fun and fantastic things to do. If you’re into cycling, golfing, and tennis, there are clubs and training opportunities. Go karting and horse and pony rides can be great for the kids, as well as water parks and aquariums. If you are head is spinning with all these choices, no worries. When all is said and done at the end of the day, rest assure there are plenty of spas and wellness centers to relax at to rejuvenate for the next day.