Cycling Mallorca

Cycling Mallorca

Cycling in Mallorca is a very popular activity on the island. More and more people are attracted to this sport that perfectly combines physical exercise with enjoying nature. Another big reason why cycling in Mallorca is so popular is that the island is the perfect place to enjoy the thrill of cycling.

What makes Mallorca the ideal place for cycling enthusiasts to enjoy their hobby to the full is its incredible geography. Thanks to the small size of the island, it is possible to find a wide variety of cycling routes in Majorca. On the one hand, you can enjoy the wonderful Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, which will be a challenge for the most experienced cyclists. However, if you prefer a much more relaxed experience, you can always ride along the flat roads of Mallorca. This is just a small sample of what you can find if you decide to go cycling in Mallorca, although we recommend that you come and discover it for yourself.

Cycle touring Mallorca

Cycling in Mallorca is so popular that more and more people from all over the world are curious to discover what makes this island so special. Due to the great demand of people who want to cycle in Mallorca, there is an increasing number of cycling tours in Mallorca. Cycle touring Mallorca is the best way to get to know the island in depth, as it allows you to discover it at your own pace and… while practising sport! If you are passionate about cycling, you can’t miss the opportunity to come and practise cycle touring in Mallorca.
Cycle touring in Mallorca will allow you to discover the most beautiful places you can imagine. The high mobility offered by cycle touring in Majorca will allow you to get to any place by pedalling. Whether you want to discover the most emblematic beaches of Mallorca, or if you prefer to get to know the wonderful city of Palma de Mallorca in depth, Mallorca cycle touring is the perfect option for you! Below, we will show you some of the most famous Mallorca cycling routes that you can do on your visit to Mallorca. This way you’ll come with your homework done, and you won’t need to rack your brains looking for the ideal route for you. If, on the other hand, you still haven’t decided whether or not to come to Mallorca for cycle touring, we are sure that we will convince you with the wonders of this island.

Cycling routes in Majorca

The spectacular orography of Mallorca allows you to find an endless number of cycling routes suitable for all levels. Mallorca’s cycling routes are so famous that every year more and more professional cycling teams choose this little jewel of the Mediterranean as their training ground. So, if you come to cycle touring Mallorca, you will be able to train at the level of the best in the world.
One of the best places in Mallorca for cycle touring is the area of Calviá, as it perfectly combines a great tourist offer with a perfect location from where a large number of cycling routes in Mallorca start. In the most famous areas of Calviá, such as Santa Ponsa, you will easily find what to do when you are not pedalling. This way you can perfectly combine relaxation with cycling in Mallorca.

Cape of Formentor

Cape Formentor is one of Mallorca’s greatest jewels, and you should not miss the opportunity to visit it during your stay in Mallorca. Cape Formentor is located at the easternmost tip of the island and is the last vestige of Mallorcan land before entering the Menorca channel. The road that goes from Puerto de Pollensa to Cabo de Formentor is one of the most emblematic Mallorcan cycling routes that you can do during your holidays on the island. In fact, getting to this fantastic place by bike is a great idea, since in summer you are only allowed to get there by public transport and by pedalling.
Although the most beautiful thing about Cape Formentor is the imposing lighthouse at the end of the cycling route, you will find several viewpoints where you can stop during your ascent. As Cape Formentor is located at one end of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range, a great idea is to cycle along the entire mountain range until you reach the end. If you choose this option you will be able to discover some of the most charming villages in Mallorca, such as Valldemosa or Deyá.

Santa Ponsa – Torre des Verger

The Torre des Verger is one of the most famous viewpoints in Mallorca. This special place is located between Bañalbufar and Estellenchs, and is an old watchtower that offers a spectacular panoramic view of the Balearic Sea. This route we suggest starts in Santa Ponsa, and runs along the first kilometres of the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range until you reach the Torre des Verger. We recommend that you do this fantastic Majorca cycling route in the last hours of the day, as you will avoid the hottest hours of the day and you will be able to see the spectacular sunset from the balcony of the Torre des Verger.

Palma de Mallorca’s Paseo Marítimo

Of all the places to visit in Mallorca, the most important city on the island is one of them. Palma de Mallorca has an infinite number of corners and secrets that you cannot miss during your holidays in Mallorca. That is why, taking your bike and riding along the Paseo Marítimo of Palma de Mallorca will allow you to discover some of the most spectacular places in this city. In addition, you will pass directly in front of the Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, which is an obligatory stop for all those who visit Mallorca.

Holiday Center

As you will have seen, finding a hotel in Santa Ponsa to stay in during your holidays is an excellent way to combine cycling in Majorca with relaxation and rest. At Holiday Center we work so that all our clients always find the maximum comfort and feel at home. If you want a unique experience that allows you to recharge your batteries while you cycle along the best cycling routes in Mallorca, Holiday Center is the place for you. We are waiting for you in Santa Ponsa!

Typical Majorcan food

The Mediterranean diet is recognized worldwide as one of the healthiest ways to eat. As its name indicates, the Mediterranean diet is the set of ingredients and foods that are consumed in the regions bathed by the Mediterranean Sea. The temperate climate of these regions allows an excellent cultivation of a great variety of fruits and vegetables, such as tomatoes or olives. The olive is very important in the Mediterranean diet, since it is the main ingredient with which olive oil is made.


Family hotels Mallorca

Mallorca is one of the most renowned tourist destinations in the world. No matter what holiday you are looking for, you will always find the perfect activities in Mallorca. If you want a romantic getaway, in Mallorca you will find many hidden coves and the most avant-garde restaurants. If you prefer a cycling holiday you can enjoy spectacular routes.


Shopping Centres Mallorca

Shopping Centres Mallorca

Although many believe that Mallorca has nothing to offer but spectacular beaches, which is no small thing, the reality is very different. Mallorca has a very varied leisure offer and as the cold and rain are now approaching, taking a dip in the beach is no longer an option. That’s why it’s important to know places where you can spend a pleasant day sheltered from the weather. These are the times when plans such as taking a stroll through the wide variety of shops that Mallorca has to offer or taking refuge in the cinema to enjoy a film with a huge bucket of popcorn, become the perfect options to liven up your afternoon holiday. That is why we would like to recommend you some of the main shopping centres that you will find in Mallorca and we are sure that they will satisfy all your needs.

Mallorca has, mainly, three shopping centres located in Palma and its surroundings, so it is very easy to reach them, both by public transport and by car. If you choose the latter option, don’t worry, they all have ample parking spaces so that you don’t have to break your neck looking for a place to leave your car and you can just enjoy yourself.

Shopping Centres Mallorca

Porto Pi

The Porto Pi Shopping Centre is one of the oldest in Mallorca, having opened in 1995. It is located next to the port of Palma de Mallorca and this privileged location has made it a reference point for both residents and tourists. It stands out for being completely covered so it becomes a perfect option in the rare, rainy afternoons in Mallorca. It has 6 commercial floors and is dominated by clothing shops with the most prominent brands both nationally and internationally. In the Porto Pi Shopping Centre you can find shops like Zara, Tommy Hilfiger or Lacoste among others. In spite of focusing on fashion you will also be able to find shops of all types such as electronics, toys, sport or home. If after a long walk through this magnificent shopping centre you feel like having a bite to eat you won’t even have to move, as on the top floor you will find a multitude of restaurants where you can recharge your batteries after a morning’s shopping.

If you don’t have a car, don’t worry. Line 1 of Palma de Mallorca’s intercity buses will leave you right at the door. This is also a highly recommended option, as line 1 runs along Jaime III and Passeig Mallorca streets, where there are also a large number of shops and restaurants. If you go by car you can park in one of its 1,570 covered parking spaces.

Mallorca Fashion Outlet (Festival Park)

Opened in 2002 under the name of Festival Park, which was changed to Mallorca Fashion Outlet in 2019. The Mallorca Fashion Outlet offers a completely open shopping centre where you can walk around or calm your appetite in its restaurants. This shopping centre is located only 7km from Palma and offers a wide range of shops of the best fashion and sport brands. This makes it the ideal place to take a walk on a sunny autumn day. It also has a very particular style reminiscent of a small village, so a walk among its shops is a very important part of your visit to Mallorca. This huge shopping centre stands out for offering its customers the best prices, as it is focused on outlet sales, so visiting its shops and taking advantage of the incredible discounts they offer is an opportunity not to be missed. It also has an enormous gastronomic offer with several restaurants, cafes and ice-cream parlours for all tastes. Enjoy one of the restaurants, sit down to rest and have a coffee on one of the terraces before continuing with your shopping or go to see a film in the Cinesa Festival Park multiplex. Cinema in Mallorca that has 20 theatres where you can see all the film premieres with IMAX quality.

The mall Mallorca Fashion Outlet is located in the municipality of Marratxí, just 10 minutes from Palma by car and 20 minutes from Palma de Mallorca airport. It has a huge free outdoor car park where you can park without complications. If you don’t have a car you can get there by train, as the centre has a stop with its own name so finding it will be easy.

FAN Mallorca

The FAN Mallorca Shopping is the newest and most modern of all the shopping centres in Mallorca. It is located only 2 minutes from Palma de Mallorca Airport and has a huge gastronomic, commercial and entertainment offer. On its two floors you will find the main national and international fashion brands as well as sports, beauty and electronics shops. It also has a huge supermarket where you can do all the necessary shopping for your daily life. In spite of being an open-air shopping centre, it has large balconies with which you can take refuge in case of bad weather, which makes a visit to FAN Mallorca Shopping a great option whatever the weather.

On its two huge floors you will also find a wide variety of restaurants where you can taste dishes from all over the world, from Argentinean roast to Japanese ramen. But if all that Fan Mallorca Shopping has to offer is still not enough, you can also enjoy the latest releases in its Artesiete Fan multiplex, which has 8 cinemas equipped with the latest technology to enjoy the cinema like never before. Its proximity to the airport makes it the perfect place to spend your last hours in Mallorca.

If you come by car, you can park in its huge car park which has both underground and outdoor spaces so finding a parking space will not be a problem. If you choose to visit FAN Mallorca Shopping by public transport you can choose one of the five bus lines (L18, L28, L32, L23 and L31) which will leave you just a few metres away.

Holiday Center Santa Ponsa

As you have seen, the options to reach any of the three main shopping centres in Mallorca are endless so you can easily get there from Holiday Center Santa Ponsa. The ideal place to stay on your holidays as you will be able to enjoy all the comforts to spend a dream holiday on the wonderful island of Mallorca.


where to eat in mallorca

Where to eat in Mallorca

Have you already decided to visit Mallorca during your vacations? This beautiful island in the Mediterranean has a very special charm that makes all its visitors fall in love. Everyone who has ever been to this little paradise knows exactly what we are talking about, everyone wants to return to the island even before they have left. If on the other hand it is your first time, make sure you soak up all that the island has to offer, its landscapes, its culture, its beaches and above all its gastronomy!


Coves of Mallorca

Did you know that in Mallorca there are hundreds of coves and beaches? With its kilometres of coastline, Mallorca is undoubtedly one of the Mediterranean islands with the most beautiful and impressive coves and beaches. The landscape of the island’s coasts is spectacular and reminds one of a paradise, so if you are going to spend your holidays on the island, visiting the coves of Mallorca is an almost compulsory activity.


What to do in Mallorca

Mallorca is a tourist destination loved by millions of people and every year tourists come from all over the world to spend their holidays in Mallorca. But, as is normal before starting a holiday, many ask themselves what to do in Mallorca before leaving.

There are thousands of things to do in Mallorca and through this post we intend to help you plan your trip to Mallorca to see the best of the Island.


Excursions Mallorca

Mallorca is an island with impressive landscapes and paradisiacal beaches in the middle of the Mediterranean. It is the largest of the Balearic Islands and offers countless options for all visitors who want to live unforgettable experiences. If you want to spend a dream holiday with the whole family, we suggest that you visit the island and enjoy all the activities suitable for children that Mallorca has to offer. One of the activities we recommend is hiking with the family. The island has an infinite number of routes for all levels but some of the shorter ones are ideal for spending a day with the family and enjoying nature.


Summer in Santa Ponsa

Santa Ponsa is one of the tourist places par excellence on the island of Mallorca, due to its beaches, its beautiful scenery and the wide variety of leisure and entertainment on offer in its streets. Santa Ponsa belongs to the municipality of Calvià and together with the other towns of this municipality (Palmanova, Magaluf, Illetas, Portals Nous…) they form a great tourist and residential complex, ideal to spend a family holiday, with friends or with your partner.