Since the nineteen fifties the number of tourists holidaying in Majorca has steadily increased to an impressive annual total of over six million. The figure speaks for itself and it is easy to see why Majorca holidays are so popular. Since tourism is by far the major contributor to the island's economy, every effort is made to make your stay a happy one, one that encourages a return visit. In that, they are successful as very few people make only one trip to Majorca.
The largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands, Majorca lies in the Mediterranean off the eastern coast of its mother country. With a great climate guaranteeing hot summer temperature and mild winters, and within a three hour flight from Britain, it's attraction is obvious. Many budget airlines operate from regional airports making travel cheaper and flying time shorter. Cheap Majorca holidays can be taken from spring until autumn with temperatures often above thirty during the height of summer. Palma makes an ideal city break at any time of year. If you wish to walk or cycle in the hills and mountains, early and late season are probably best when the heat is more temperate.
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The many resorts on the island cater for all ages and interests. Generally speaking, the resorts in the east are more relaxed and very popular with families and couples. If you are looking for a lively time where nightlife offers a party atmosphere, head for the likes of Magaluf and Palma Nova and you won't be disappointed. A cheap Majorca holiday can be as relaxed or as active as you wish as the island provides a raft of recreational and sporting facilities as well as sightseeing opportunities. The beaches, many of which are sandy, offer safe bathing for youngsters as the waters are shallow and calm. A variety of water sports are always available and range from rides on inflatables which though fun, can be pretty scary, to sports such as kite surfing and water skiing. Rocky coves with their crystal waters are ideal for divers and snorkelers. Attractions include water parks, marineland, golf and mini golf, cave exploration and boat trips around the island. To make the most of your visit and to see the spectacular inland scenery car hire is recommended.
The island's hotels, villas and apartments provide for all budgets. Levels of comfort and the standard of service is high. Remember that the tourist industry wants you to return. Use the Cheeky Trip web site to check the cost of all-inclusive hotels as you may be presently surprised. Don't miss out on the daily bargains that offer great value, particularly when travelling with children. With well over two and a half thousand restaurants, whatever your taste in food, you'll find a restaurant to suit. Whatever you fancy, be it fast food or fine dining, there'll be an eatery to suit. The island offers numerous opportunities for shopping especially in Palma. The markets around the island are well worth visiting.
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