WHAT TO DO IN MALLORCA

 

 

 

 

 

LEISURE ACTIVITIES IN MALLORCA

 

For the good location of the Hotel Saratoga, all our customers can enjoy walks through the center of Palma and famous places of the city: see modern and contemporary museum is Baluard, visit the Cathedral of Palma, Parque del Mar, Paseo maritime where you can enjoy views of the sea and Yacht Club also known for the annual regatta of the Copa del Rey de Vela

The closest beach from hotel is San Antonio, which is part of the promenade of Paseo Martítimo, which has a length of 5,500 km, ideal beach for bike rides, rollerblading, jogging or simply taking a leisurely stroll while enjoying the tranquility that emanates Mallorca. (The beaches of Illetas and Cala Mayor are also relatively close, you can go by car or public transport).

One of the advantages of the island and part of its luxuries is that it is surrounded by beaches and coves each more spectacular, where the sand is fine and golden and the clear azure water and, if you stand still, you can see even the fish that pass through around you. Some of the most spectacular coves and beaches are Es Trenc, Cala Barca, Playa de Formentor, Cala San Vicente, Cala Vinyes ... countless of them! Mallorca enjoys a spectacular Mediterranean weather, where almost every month of the year the sun shines and the temperature is ideal. Perfect to enjoy the terraces of the bars where enjoying the sun take a snack or a drink under the stars.

A parte de las increíbles Calas y Playas de Mallorca, hay muchísimos pueblos que vale la pena conocer y visitar al igual que lugares emblemáticos. Entre los pueblos más conocidos son: Sóller, Valldemossa, Puerto de Alcúdia, Inca, Deià, Puerto de Andratx, Portals Nous, Esporlas, Banyalbufar, entre muchos otros. Y de lugares que no debe dejar de visitar está la Sierra de Tramuntana, Cabo de Formentor, Cuevas del Drach, La Calobra, Parc Natural de S’Albufera, Torre de Ses Ànimes, Castillo de Alaró… ¡y muchos lugares más!

In addition, you can also take boat trips to Cabrera and swim in the "Cova Blava" where the sea cave illuminates a bright blue color. You can also take trips to visit the island of Dragonera, a protected area. The islet is full of lizards! And for the more adventurous and athletes, Mallorca is ideal for sporting activities such as biking, hiking, diving, abseiling, running ... all allow you to enjoy amazing and spectacular scenery of Mallorca!

 

MALLORCA

 

The Balearic Islands are located east of the Iberian Peninsula in the Mediterranean Sea. Formed by a group of islands (Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Cabrera Formetera), Mallorca is the largest island of all. Receives about 13 million visitors a year, mainly from tourism, which is the most important activity of the island. (The Mallorcan hospitality industries are among the first in Spain and even the world).

This influx makes summer the population multiplies exponentially. Also noteworthy is the high presence of foreign residents. The Majorcan climate is typically Mediterranean, with high temperatures in summer and moderately low in winter, and being an island, the humidity level is very high, which causes heat and cold more intense. Snowfall is common in winter in the highest peaks of the Sierra de Tramuntana but rare in the plain and the capital.

Visiting Mallorca is not just visiting an island to enjoy the sun and beaches, but it is much more than that: meet their villages, visit the city center of Palma, its traditional markets, museums and countless of leisure activities and culture that will turn your holiday in Mallorca in a complete and unforgettable holiday. The cuisine of the island is totally Mediterranean: always olive oil, foods made with pork as the Mallorcan sobrasada, the ensaimada ... besides typical dishes made with local products with those who enjoy "cellers mallorquins" or any use homemade food restaurant. You can also visit the cellars of the island as well as artisan oil mills.

Several of the most popular dishes of Mallorca are the Frito Mallorquín, the Frito Sailor or Matanzas. The Tumbet, soup Mallorquinas, the Arròs Brut, Pa amb Oli with Pan Moreno accompanied by sausages like sobrasada, butifarrón, sausage, camaiot ... The Trempó or the famous Quelitas. And as far as confectionery is concerned, the sweet par excellence is the ensaimada of all types: normal, stuffed with cream, vermicelli, with bits of spicy sausage and candied pumpkin ... El gató de almendra, granita almond, crespells and robiols stuffed with ricotta, angel hair or jam, empanadas and cocarrois, coca de verdura or trempó ... countless delights to try and lick your fingers!

Within architecture, Mallorca offers endless places worthy to look like Bellver Castle, one of the 3 unique European castles that is circular. Visiting the place of pilgrimage, which is the Monastery of Lluc and Bendinat Castle, built in the nineteenth century by the Marquis de la Romana. A little to inquire, discover architectural and scenic wonders that can not be missed. Mallorca is spectacular!