Which resort to choose in Mallorca

Map of Mallorca Puerto Pollensa Puerto Sóller Alcúdia C'an Picafort Playa de Muro Cala Ratjada Cala Bona Cala Millor S'Illot Sa Coma Calas De Mallorca Cala d'Or Arenal Playa de Palma C'an Pastilla Illetas Palma Nova Magaluf Santa Ponsa Camp de Mar Paguera There's a wealth of beautiful places to stay on Majorca; fun in the sun, family friendly or stylishly upmarket - there's a resort for every type of holiday.

Read our guides to each of the most popular resorts in Mallorca to see which one suits the holiday you're looking for.

We've divided the island into the four main regions: North, East, The Bay of Palma and West.

West of the Island:

Here you'll find a real diversity of resorts from lively Magaluf popular with 18 - 30's to family resorts like Palma Nova and Santa Ponsa. These resorts also have the advantage of being within easy reach of Palma

Paguera
PagueraAlways popular with German holidaymakers more and more British visitors are finding this vibrant resort has what they need...

Palma Nova
Palma NovaSafe sandy beaches makes this resort popular with families and holidaymakers of all ages for a real fun-in-the-sun type of break...

Santa Ponsa
Santa PonsaIf you’re Irish or Scottish you’ll feel right at home here! Unusually Santa Ponsa has developed a reputation for its Celtic theme...

Magaluf
MaglufA fun ‘n’ frolic resort with a wide sandy beach and easy access to Palma. Beloved by generations of Brits and popular 18 – 30 destination...

Camp de Mar
Camp de MarA Blue Flag beach beloved by independent travellers and popular with celebs, as top class golf courses are within easy driving distance...

Puerto de Sóller
Puerto SóllerA pretty port area with trendy hotels and excellent restaurants this is a popular place for families and couples wanting a more relaxed holiday...

Puerto de Andratx
Puerto de AndratxThe former fishing village ist now a small resort with an elegant marina. There's a cosmopolitan atmosphere in the low key bars and restaurants...

Illetas
IlletasA small and exclusive resort, compared by travel writers to Monte Carlo, and frequented by independent travellers and couples...

Bay of Palma:

Near Palma you find the three large resorts which line the 6 Kilometer long beach.

C'an Pastilla
C'an PastillaOriginally a fishing village, it's the closest resort to Palma City and perfect for families. Still popular with the British, it is now more cosmopolitan...

Arenal
ArenalClose to Palma, this resort has the best of both worlds, with a great beach and good facilities making it extremely popular with young German visitors...

Playa de Palma
Playa de PalmaA wide and sandy beach backed by a modern promenade lined with palm trees and dotted with cafe bars, this lively resort is popular with young Germans...

Palma de Mallorca
Palma de MallorcaPalma de Mallorca is a beautiful city, similar to Barcelona, only smaller. Sightseeing, culture and shopping galore...

East of the Island:

This part of Majorca has fabulous beaches, hidden coves and plenty of traditional resorts loved by many. Cala Millor is the liveliest and perfect for all ages.

Cala d'Or
Cala d'OrClustered around sandy coves, a perfect resort for all and loved by cyclists; families love the choice of beaches, couples enjoy the upmarket shops and restaurants...

Cala Millor
Cala MillorA lively fun-filled resort full of entertainment for young, old and in-betweenies. A spectacular beach, cafes, bars, restaurants and family-friendly pubs with live music...

Calas de Mallorca
Calas de MallorcaA quiet, laid back resort loved by all ages, centred around three soft sandy coves dotted along a rugged coastline...

Cala Bona
Cala BonaA small picturesque fishing harbour this delightful resort, popular with British visitors, has a safe sandy beach and is close to three 18-hole golf courses...

S'Illot
S'IllotA family friendly resort situated on a lovely part of the coastline. Nightlife is quieter here, but there’re plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from...

Cala Ratjada
Cala RatjadaA relatively new resort set around an original fishing village. There are lots of shops, bars and restaurants and great clubs that open well into the early hours...

Sa Coma
Sa ComaThis resort is popular with British families and couples. It has a wide selection of restaurants both traditional and international and much of the entertainment is hotel based...

 

North of the Island:

This is where the mountains meet the sea and long white sandy beaches tempt you to spend the whole day relaxing in the sun. This side of the island is popular with families too.

C'an Picafort
C'an PicafortWhere the golden sand meets sand dunes you’ll find this picturesque harbour resort lined with palm trees and packed with shops, bars and interesting eateries...

Alcúdia
AlcúdiaGreat for Family Holidays; a wide bay edged with soft golden sand, great choice of good accommodation, a busy marina and a wealth of restaurants and bars and...

Playa de Muro
Playa de MuroA fabulous beach backed by sand dunes in part. Along its stretch are some good quality hotels and on the beach itself are a good number of bars and restaurants...

Puerto de Pollensa
Puerto PollensaOriginally a fishing village, this popular town with a dramatic backdrop of the Tramuntana mountains, nestled in a sheltered horseshoe shaped bay, is a huge draw for families...


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