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    The perfect family holiday in Majorca

    The perfect family holiday in Majorca

    It’s always great to get away with the whole family, especially when the kids are off from school and on holiday. Sometimes, a long haul destination is perfect, but other times somewhere close to home does the trick. Luckily enough, there are a vast array of top holiday destinations within Europe to keep families busy, but one of our favourites has to be Majorca. Located in Spain’s Balearic Islands, it’s the perfect spot for a half term break or a summer holiday. Sandy beaches, glistening blue waters and fantastic resorts have made Majorca a much loved holiday destination amongst families. So, if this wonderful island sounds good to you, find out how to have the perfect family holiday in Majorca.

    First and foremost, you may be thinking ahead in terms of travel. One of the great things about a Majorca holiday is that it is only 2 hours and 25 minutes away by plane from the UK. Once in Majorca, it might be easier to rent a car in order to drive the whole family around to the places you would rather visit. But, if you’d rather not, bus services on the island are cheap and reliable.

    Choose the perfect family hotel

    Majorca caters to families, so it’s only right that you pick from a range of family-friendly hotels. We have a number of hotels which include a large amount of activities and facilities suitable for kids. Keeping them occupied won’t be a problem when your Majorca hotel includes a swimming pools, water slides or even a kids club. If you don’t have a particular hotel in mind, use our smart search filters to narrow down your choices. But, here are some of our family-friendly recommendations:

     

    Sol Katmandu

    Visit family-friendly beaches

    Majorca has a large number of beaches to enjoy, everything from sandy, rocky, accessible and secluded. Some of them may not be suitable for the little ones, but there are plenty which are. We understand that it’s important to find the best beaches for the children to be able to run around and have a great time safely. There are beaches which have shallow water which is perfect for the kids to have a swim and sandy beaches are no doubt the preferable option. Majorca’s beaches are each unique in their own special way, but we’ve narrowed it down to five of the best family-friendly choices:

    • Port de Pollensa Beach
    • Playa de Formentor
    • Playa de Muro
    • Port de Soller
    • Cala Molins

     

    family beach

    Plan activities for the whole family

    For days when you want a change of scenery from the beach, there is still a wide range of activities for families to do in Majorca. It’s important that the parents have a little fun too and Majorca caters to that. Think whizzing down slides in water parks, watching marine life and investigating fascinating caves. There’s a whole host of fun activities for everyone in the family to get stuck into, so make sure you check these out during your Majorca family holiday:

    • Western Water Park
    • Marineland
    • Coves de Genova
    • Palma Aquarium
    • La Reserva Galatzo

     

    Palma Aquarium

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