Attractions of Majorca
The 500 km long coastline of Majorca is home to some of the finest beaches of the Mediterranean. Blessed with plenty of sunshine, the popular beaches attract numerous visitors every year, especially during the summer months when you can comfortably swim in the warm water of the Mediterranean. The popular beaches of the island are also the touristiest areas of the island. Nonetheless, while exploring the island you will discover few secluded beaches and coves ideal for relaxing and enjoying the warmth of the sun.
The water sporting facilities of Majorca are usually located in and around the popular beaches. Can Pastilla in Palma is among the most popular beaches of the island. Situated near a marine club, it is a popular venue for water sports. The sea near Cala Murta offers fascinating diving sites. Cala Pi in Llucmajor is perfect for a serene holiday. You can also consider visiting the beaches of Cala de San Vicente, El Arenal and Sant Agusti.
Cabrera Archipelago National Park
The Mediterranean marine flora and fauna are preserved in the protected area Cabrera Archipelago National Park. Boat trips are organized daily that carry visitors to the picturesque rocky isles. The nature park is home to large colonies of marine birds. Archaeological sites on the land and underwater and a 14th century castle are other attractions of the nature park.
The prehistoric Arta Caves, Drach Caves and Hams Cave in Palma and Campanet caves in Campanet with their stunning stalactite and stalagmite formations are among the popular natural attractions of Majorca.
In addition to its natural wonders, Majorca also boasts of a number of manmade attractions. The Palma de Mallorca Cathedral is an outstanding Gothic religious monument of the island. Perched on the hill, the Bellver Castle in Palma is another example of Gothic architecture in Mallorca. San Francisco Monastery, a 13th century convent in Palma, is renowned for its Gothic cloister.