Mallorca is also known as Majorca. It is one of the most popular family holiday destinations in Europe for families staying in self catering apartments, holiday cottages and luxury holiday villas with swimming pools.
Mallorca is the largest island of Spain and the most popular. It is one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean Sea, its beautiful scenery; crystal clear waters and year round sun make it an ideal sun holiday destination. Tourists flock to the island of Mallorca year after year, most stay in rented self catering apartments or holiday villas.
Whether you decide to stay in a luxury villa with swimming pool in Magaluf, or a self catering apartment in Palma Nova, both are ideal bases to explore the local bars, restaurants and culture. The resort of Magaluf is one of the oldest resorts on the island. The specialty of the resort is that it offers some of the most cheap and affordable tourist packages on the Mallorca Island. The night life in Magaluf is the most famous in the whole of Europe.
Many tourists go on short weekend breaks renting a holiday villa or self catering apartment just to sample the night life of Magaluf. Some of the biggest DJ's in the world have played at the most popular clubs in Magaluf.
The resort is located near to Palma Nova. The clubs, restaurants and cafes offer an excellent quality of food that is also very reasonable. The beach in Magaluf is one of the most beautiful beaches in the continent of Europe. Dotted all the way along this stunning coastline are holiday villas and holiday cottages that are available to rent. The eastern part of the beach is dominated by British pubs and the on the western part is the great Nawab Indian Restaurant that offers the great Indian cuisine. The Tom Browns and Happy house also offer amazing British food.
There are also a large number of theme parks around Magaluf. The most famous among them are the Marineland and the water park known a Aqualand. The Pirates Adventure Show also offers excellent entertainment for an evening out with the family. To the west of the Magaluf resort is the wonderful beach of Portals Elm.
There are numerous holiday apartments and luxury villas in Palma Nova that are available to rent direct from the holiday home owner. Palma Nova is home to some of the most beautiful beaches. One of which is the Platja de Carregador beach. Golf fantasia is one of the most amazing golf courses in the region. It stretches along the planted tropical gardens. The Restaurante Bahia Plama Nova offers an astounding range of Spanish Cuisine.
To the east of the island is the third biggest resort. Can Pastilla is very near to the airport of Palma de Mallorca. The beach is dominated by a huge number of cafes and bars. The beach ends at a small marina that is the Club Nautic Sant Antoni. The beach offers an exceptional view of Playa de Palma. On the other side of Playa de Palma is the quiet beach of Cala Estancia. The beach is protected and isolated from both sides. The Anfora and the Alexandra hotels are situated on this beach. Whilst staying in a holiday villa with swimming pool or luxury self catering apartments why not dine in one of the nearby fish restaurants that the locals strongly recommend.
Mallorca is one of the most amazing destinations on the Mediterranean, but there is a great deal of the island that still remains unexplored.
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