Blissful Cabo Blanco holidays 2017 / 2018
Set on the south-west coast of Majorca, Cabo Blanco, with its soft white sands and beautiful headland stretching out into the ocean, literally means ‘white headlands’ in Spanish. Having escaped much of the mass tourism on Majorca, Cabo Blanco benefits from crystal clear waters, a beautiful backdrop of pine forests and the pretty whitewashed architecture characteristic of a real island escape. Holidays to Cabo Blanco in 2017/2018 are ideal for those looking to experience everything Spain’s stunning Balearic Islands have to offer, without the crowds of more popular resorts. Close to the coast of Africa, Cabo Blanco offers warm and balmy weather almost all year round, with plenty of opportunities to sit back and soak up the sunshine.
The main attraction of holidays to Cabo Blanco is the location. Framed by a magical pine forest, and with a small beach accessible via a rocky escape, you really feel as if you are on your own island paradise. Despite this apparent seclusion, you have phenomenal access to all the best Majorca has to offer. A short bus ride will see you in the middle of popular El Arenal resort, buzzing with its’ gently sloping beach, watersports, many restaurants, bars and clubs. Other island hotspots like Palma and Magaluf are nearly as accessible, as are many of the islands beaches, giving you unprecedented access to the throbbing pulse of Majorcan life, while enjoying the utmost of island tranquillity of your holiday home. Cabo Blanco is the perfect spot to laze in the sun, settle into a good book under the shade of a parasol. The forest which frames Cabo Blanco is ideal for gentle hikes in the cool shade, basking in the island nature. If you prefer to get active there are plenty of water sports and activities available from the resort’s main beach, as well as boat trips which will take you to stunning areas around the island. On the land you can enjoy the nearby aquarium, as well as walking tours, and horse riding through the pine scented hills that surround the town.
Wine and Dine
Cabo Blanco is a small town with plenty of local restaurants serving delicious traditional dishes as well as international fare. Wander through the town and stop off in one of the many restaurants where you can try some of the best Balearic dishes. Seafood is a must and is caught fresh from the ocean by local fishermen before being served up with local Spanish produce. Many of the hotels here offer all inclusive, full board, half board and bed and breakfast options, perfect if you prefer to have an array of options just minutes from your room.
Families will love the relaxed atmosphere of a holiday in Cabo Blanco. Heading to El Arenal and Playa de Palma gives you lovely days on the beach, which is warm and safe with clear shallow waters ideal for those who love paddling. Older children will love a visit to the nearby water park where there are slides for visitors of almost every age, as well as a wave pool. Water sports and activities are also on offer in the town, including sailing and wind surfing, as well as snorkelling. And if your little ones are still too little for snorkelling taking them to the nearby aquarium is perfect for a day of fun.
Action and Adventure
There’s plenty to do outdoors when on holiday in Cabo Blanco. Hike through the stunning pine forests of the local area and enjoy the stunning views over the ocean. Alternatively, take to the seas with a boat trip to some of the best spots on the island or pretty coves where you can discover the underwater world while snorkelling. If you prefer to keep your head above water there is sailing as well as wind surfing, or you could try the daring slides, rides and wave pools of the nearby water park.
Life's a Beach
The Balearic Islands boast some wonderful beaches, and holidays to Cabo Blanco give you fantastic access to some of the best. It takes a rocky descent to access Cabo Blancas own sandy bay, but just hoping in a bus will see you in popular El Arenal in the blink of an eye. Here you’ll find the infamous Playa de Palma beach where you can set yourself up for the day on the soft sands or rent parasols and loungers. Little ones will enjoy the calm waters while adults and older children can try some of the water sports on offer, including sailing and wind surfing. If you prefer to enjoy the sea from underwater there are plenty of opportunities to pick up a snorkel and watch the many exotic fish from above. And if you’re a bit of a beach bunny try one of the local boat companies who will take you from cove to cove until you find the perfect secluded spot. Another marvellous beach option, which has been kept much more of a secret, is the stunning Es Carbo beach. A breathtakingly beautiful stretch of sand that is even a favourite with the royal family, and far less crowded, you’ll easily spend sun soaked days on this sandy bay. Majorca is chock full on stunning beaches just a little further afield and Cabo Blanca is an excellent base for island exploration - so get ready to hit the beach!
Holidays to Cabo Blanco are ideal for those wanting to simply relax and unwind. There are a few bars to choose from where you will find reasonably priced drinks, with local wines and beers, exotic cocktails and some international favourites. If you’re looking to dance the night away or want to splash out on a cosmopolitan night out in some fancy bars there is a host of options just a short cab ride away. The buzzing resort of El Arenal has perfected the British night on the town, while party capital Magaluf is also within striking distance. Or, why not head to Palma? The capital city of Majorca, Palma is just a 30 minute drive away and a haven for clubs, bars, restaurants and even some late night shopping. For an upmarket night spent watching the yachts come in head to the marina, while the town centre has plenty of clubs which open until late and give you the chance to dance until the sun comes up.
A visit to the secluded and beautiful Es Carbo beach is a must on your holidays in Cabo Blanco. Here you can enjoy one of the most beautiful bays on the island, perfect for romantic strolls along the soft white sands. If you’re an active pair check out Playa de Palma beach and try some of the water sports on offer there. In Cabo Blanca wander around the pretty little streets of the town and admire the whitewashed island architecture, or head into Palma and visit the Cathedral and the marina. Palma is just 30 minutes away by car or taxi and provides a host of restaurants, bars and museums as well as art galleries and other activities. And if you love shopping there are some fantastic shops where you’re sure to pick up a bargain.
The Balearic Islands offer some of the most beautiful architecture and culture, and Majorca is no different. The town of Cabo Blanco is full of stunning whitewashed buildings and a beautiful marina which used to be a tiny fishing port. If you’re looking to explore cathedrals, museums and art galleries why not head further afield? The island’s capital, Palma, is just a 30 minute drive away and is ideal for those simply wanting to wander through the sites, as well as offering a tram which will take you around the city in a day. If you’re feeling very daring the Segway tour is a must! Looking to soak up some of the Balearic Islands’ main attractions? You’ll find yourselves spoilt for choice in Palma, with opportunities to visit the Cathedral, Castle, Aquarium and more.