Nestled among Spain’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean, Majorca is a staple of Europe’s bustling summer tourism scene thanks to its idyllic beach resorts, tranquil sheltered coves and beautiful limestone mountains. But it is not just its natural attractions that draw holiday-makers here year after year – it also has striking Roman and Moorish architecture, including the Moorish Almudaina royal palace, as well as pretty stone-built villages dotted with art galleries, and a vibrant nightlife scene.
For those seeking an all-inclusive accommodation option on the island, there are a wide range of choices, ranging from the mid-range all the way through to the ultra-luxury. We’ve picked out five of the best.
From €96/ night
A family-friendly resort, there’s plenty to keep everyone happy, whatever their ages and tastes. There’s a pretty lake that is ideal for evening strolls, an exceptional outdoor pool, a tennis court and a mini-golf course, while kids can be let off the leash to run wild in the children’s playground. A buffet restaurant serves a wide choice of hot and cold dishes and there’s a separate bar too, with an open-air terrace adjacent to the bar a popular spot for pre-dinner drinks and nightcaps. As for the guest rooms, they are all smartly designed and have a balcony offering scenic vistas of the sea and park next door. The nearest beach is a 7-minute walk away.
From €188/ night
Sports enthusiasts are likely to love this resort located on the seafront in Majorca’s Pollensa Bay, boasting as it does some impressive sports facilities including three swimming pools, a tennis court and a watersports centre. There’s also a bar playing music each evening, and a brand new spa and wellness centre featuring a spa bath, Turkish bath and gym. Guest rooms are decorated in soft colours and come with a fridge, a laptop safe and a seating area with sofa, plus a balcony overlooking the gardens or sea. Free WiFi is available throughout the resort. S’Albufera Nature Reserve is 5 miles away.
From €84/ night
With the sand almost touching the toes of visitors, this resort close to Alcúdia Bay is a great choice for those planning to spend plenty of time on the beach. Within the resort itself, there are a total of four swimming pools, plus a state-of-the-art spa and a buffet restaurant. Guest rooms are designed in a simple style with attractive parquet flooring, and each room comes with a flat-screen TV. In the spa there’s a hot tub, sauna and Turkish baths. The on-site restaurant serves a wide choice of hot and cold dishes and the resort puts on regular themed dinners and cooking shows. For children, theres’ a mini club with a busy entertainment programme and guests can also book onto canoeing and diving courses at an extra cost. There’s a bus stop down the road for those keen to explore the island.
From €291/ night
Boasting a number of outdoor pools as well as an indoor pool, visitors who love to splash around will have no shortage of options at this impressive luxury resort nestled in the town of Port d’Alcudia. All guest rooms are air-conditioned and feature a TV, a kettle and a balcony, while the private bathroom has a shower and a hairdryer. Perhaps the resort’s stand-out amenity is the indulgent Spa and fitness centre, and there’s also a restaurant buffet and a choice of four thematic restaurants so you can dine in a different one each day. The hotel also offers entertainment staff, a tour desk and luggage storage. Local attractions include Natural Park S’Albufera de Mallorca, which is just over 3 miles away, while Palma de Mallorca Airport is 29.8 miles away. Free private parking is available on site.
From €77/ night
Offering easy access to the nearest beach, this mid-range resort has a number of enticing amenities including an outdoor pool with a sun terrace, landscaped gardens and a buffet restaurant. Guest rooms are brightly designed and furnished and have a balcony with pool, sea or garden views, a rental safe for keeping your possessions secure and satellite TV. Elswhere in the resort, there’s a free gym, a games room and a daily entertainment programme. Palma Airport is 5 miles away, with Palma city centre a little further on.