What to do with chldren in Majorca

WHAT TO DO WITH CHILDREN IN MALLORCA?

Mallorca is known internationally for being an important tourist destination for thousands of travelers and not only for youth tourism but also for a more family oriented tourism thanks to its diversity of activities and tourist attractions and leisure to visit with children: water parks, mysterious caves, fairytale castles and many more experiences.

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The best cycling routes from Santa Ponsa

Discover the most incredible landscapes riding on two wheels

Cycling in Mallorca is one of the great pleasures you will discover on your trip to the island. If you’re a two-wheel lover, you can’t miss the best bike routes from Santa Ponsa. Enjoy your stay in Holiday Center with our best offers and an incredible environment where you can enjoy the fun and tranquility that cycling tourism provides. The sport you are passionate about in the best possible environment. From Holiday Center we tell you which are the best bike routes from Santa Ponsa. (more…)

Discover the beauty village of Sóller

A magic place

The idyllic village of Sóller is located at the foot of the wonderful Serra de Tramuntana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, thanks to its uniqueness, beauty and the large number of native species and flora. Among the large number of activities to do, we can highlight the Sóller train. In addition to a port of great beauty, spectacular views to the mountains and the coast and its traditional festival of Moors and Christians. From Holiday Center we recommend that you reserve a day of your vacation to make a family trip to the town of Sóller.

Sóller, a historic village

 

Sóller, earth with the smell of orange blossom and orange. Its oranges flood the town and are famous, not only in Mallorca, but in much of the world. And it is because this town of friendly people captivates you from the first moment you set foot in it. A natural treasure, which in the past was highly coveted by privateers who sailed the Mediterranean.

This village, located in a valley in the middle of the mountains, is one of the favorite destinations for visitors from all over the world, and a must if you travel to Mallorca. Sóller is the leisure and cultural centre of the Serra de Tramuntana, and an ideal place for hiking and cycling lovers, thanks to the large number of routes leaving from the village. Its narrow streets and unique houses bring tradition. In addition, the train station brings a magical touch to this town, which seems to be taken from a fairy tale.

In addition to the village, in Sóller you can enjoy a wonderful port, with two beautiful beaches and a promenade, ideal to enjoy the sunrise or sunset. From the Santa Catalina viewpoint you can enjoy the best views of all of Sóller, with a spectacular panoramic view over the port.

Sóller’s train and tramway

 

Without a doubt, the best way to get to Sóller, and once there, to enjoy the beauty of the town and the port is to take the train and tram. The Sóller train joins the towns of Palma and Sóller, passing through the small town of Bunyola. Six trips during the day to take visitors from one place to another, which are reduced to four during the winter. You can consult here the schedules.

The price of the train for visitors is 25€. The exit is from Plaza de España, in the centre of Palma de Mallorca, next to the intermodal bus station.

Once you have arrived in Sóller, we advise you to take the tram to know the secrets hidden in this magical place. You will depart from the village of Sóller and arrive at the port. An excursion through an electric tram that moves at low speed, which makes you enjoy the natural environment and the large amount of native fauna and flora.

The price of the electric tram is 7€. And there are 10 to 11 outings throughout the day for visitors. You can also buy a train and tram combination for 32€.
Undoubtedly, if you want to discover Sóller in depth, you can’t miss getting on the train or the tram.

Moors and Christians Festival

 

The well-known Firó de Sóller is not only the most important festival in Sóller, but also one of the most famous and celebrated by all Mallorcans. These are the celebrations that take place on the second weekend of May and that come to celebrate the victory of the inhabitants of Sóller against the Saracen invasion on May 11,1561. The festival lasts four days and ends on Monday with the recreation of the battle. A battle that begins in the Port, when the Saracens disembark in Sóller and ends in the village, where after three battles, the sollerics expel the Saracen pirates. The inhabitants of the village recreate the battle dressed in the typical costumes of Saracens and the inhabitants of Sóller at that time.

During these four days there are numerous cultural and sporting events, beginning with a proclamation and the investiture of “Valentes Dones”, which embody historical figures who defended the people against the Saracen attack.

In addition to the Firó, the previous day the Fira is held, where the local and typical products of the valley are exhibited along a market. You can also find an agricultural fair with native animals.

Serra de Tramuntana, the best surroundings

Sóller is located at the foot of the Tramuntana mountain range, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, thanks to its singular beauty and the great amount of fauna and flora that inhabit its mountains. A cultural landscape formed by paths, walls and traditional stone constructions. A footprint perfectly integrated with nature.

In addition to its heritage, the Tramuntana mountain range smells of culture on all four sides. Illustrious people from Mallorca’s history have spent time in this area of the island. Among them, King Jaume I, the writer Ramón Llull, Archduke Luis Salvador and the famous couple formed by musician Frédéric Chopin and writer George Sand, who settled in the Cartuja de Valldemossa.

Now that you know a little more about Sóller, its history, surroundings and people, what are you waiting for to get to know this idyllic village?

Get to know the gastronomy of Mallorca

The typical dishes of Mallorcan cuisine

Mallorca is the preferred destination for a large number of visitors, who come to the island at any time of the year, especially in summer. Many of you will think (erroneously) that the island is just a sun and beach destination. But nothing of the sort, Mallorca is an ideal destination for all those who want to enjoy good food. Mallorcan gastronomy is of an extraordinary level, but many of its dishes are unknown to visitors. With natural ingredients from the Mallorcan vegetable garden, simply spectacular dishes are produced. In Holiday Center we discover the typical dishes of Mallorcan cuisine. (more…)

It lives through the best familiar vacations in Mallorca

It knows the best activities to do in the island

Do you know the fantastic places that Mallorca offers for your destinations these vacations in the island? Already you do not need to fly to other countries, because the paradise is here, discover it.

Beaches, coves and activities in the island

In the Island of Mallorca, you will find surprising landscapes, crystalline waters and white sand with all the natural environments for that you wait to relax in your days of rest, as well as the best activities to enjoy of one day in family.

For whom they have not discovered still the corners of this privileged island, anything better than to plan the first trip and to cross the beautiful beaches or coves with a magic touch, between pinegroves and mountains.

We tell you everything what you need to know closely the place and to choose for your better familiar vacations in Mallorca this season.

Discover the capital

From the first moment the travelers are surprised with the Royal palace of The Almudaina, as well as with the precious Cathedral, the Jewish neighborhood Call, the walk of the Point, the fishing neighborhood of Is Jonquet and the Castle of Bellver, between other emblematic sites.

It enjoys the beaches and coves

Sa Calobra

 

If you like the Sun in the summers days and the walks to the shore of the most crystalline sea, undoubtedly Mallorca apasiona to all with his better beaches. But, the coves do not also defraud, surrounded with the natural only spaces with pinegroves and rocky zones that will do the delights of your senses.

You want to know which are the best beaches and sink in for your vacations into Majorca? Some of the most crowded where you will be able to refresh and to realize aquatic activities, are:

• Santa Ponsa’s beach: The fantastic beach of Santa Ponsa, placed to a step of the Holiday Center is ideal given his fantastic location and his golden sandbank and crystalline waters, in which undoubtedly they will inspire love to the whole family.

• Palmanova’s beach: Placed closely together of Santa Ponsa, it is formed by three beaches placed in a kilometer of coast with golden sandbank. It is one of the beaches most visited by the tourists.

• Sa Canova`s beach: To only 11 km from Ca’n Picafort near the beautiful urbanization of Sound Serra of Sea-coast, you will find this virgin beach with corners exceptional and less crowded for the tourists. Ideal for a moment of tranquility close to your family.

• Es Trenc: A natural beach from where you can estimate Cabrera’s island and enjoy the waters turquoises in the field population.

• Palma’s beach: Preferred of foreigners and Spanish, that every year they recommend his blue waves and to lie down in the white sand. This enclave is perfect if you prefer a few days of rest, opposite to the sea to few kilometers of the historical places of the city.

• Cala Mesquida: One of the beaches with more people, placed to 7 km from Capdepera, it is a corner to discovering in Mallorca for his sea and sand banks, in a geographical environment that you will not forget.

• Cala Varques: It chooses these vacations in Mallorca and discovers the caves in this place surrounded with pines. Many onlookers approach to live his better days in a virgin cove to 12 kilometers of Porto Cristo. There exist in the small surrounding areas coves, that are ideal for the fanatics of the speleology.

Discover the towns

Alcudia

 

In Mallorca you will be able to happen the most exciting days visiting the different towns that we advise you to discover during your stay.

• Pollença: Beginning for the holidays of Moors and Christians where you will never spend it like, up to the chapel of the Roser Vell with Gothic style or the bars for a delicious appetizer, they fascinate in this small locality founded by the Romans. Every place offers you a history to count and the natural landscape that distinguishes every corner with a special captivation.

• Andratx: Surrounded with islands, cliffs and sea, this coastal town is another destination for visiting in your trip to Mallorca. You cannot get lost Camp de Mar, which possesses an island in the center.

To explore the caves of Mallorca

Chosen by the visitors for a different experience, all the caves are extraordinary, but the award is for ” Coves del Drac i dels Hams “. Numerous visitors remain fascinated of these natural coves.

To practice hiking

Senderismo

 

During your vacations in Mallorca you will be able to do trekkings and hiking, thanks to the beautiful Serra de Tramuntana, to 15 km from the capital. In addition, you will have the possibility of knowing the plants and animals of the zone in the S’Albufera, that is one of the Nature reserves with better conference.

Plan for a roadtrip

When you choose a place as Mallorca to relax, to rent a car it is ideal to discover several sites with another vision doing roadtrip close to the family.

To taste local dishes

Caracoles

 

In the island, besides the beaches you possess the best gastronomy as the delicious cocas, sobrasadas and the bun, which they emphasize between his show restraint traditional. Also the rice brut, frit Majorcan, rubiols baked and the tumbet they complete the wide list, but equal of the least famous plates of tasty.

Every spaces of Mallorca they form a great tourist offer that attracts year after year travelers of the whole world. This island is recognized by his natural characteristics that differentiate it in the Mediterranean.

If still you do not know where to organize your vacations do not hesitate to choose the crystalline waters and thin sand of Mallorca, with all the advantages that the zone offers to live through a new and exciting adventure.

Travelling close to all your family, it discovers the island with more captivation, where always you will return to re-put forces and to feel to taste. It realizes your plans of diurnal leisure visiting the best coves, peoples, gastronomy and culture.

Unforgettable days between the sea and the mountains with an exciting experience to share all the activities.

It reserves your housing with time from our web and takes advantage of the beaches of an island with all the attractions to your disposition.

Everything for what you look in your vacations is in Majorca!

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Street markets in Mallorca

The best traditionals Street markets of Mallorca

There is nothing better that to know the culture of the island across the typical markets of Mallorca. The street markets in Mallorca are a very ancient tradition that remains nowadays and that has turned into one of the principal tourist attractions. So much it’s so you can find markets in almost all the peoples of the island once per week, normally in the morning.  (more…)