With Hotel Saratoga
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).
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!
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..
Apart from the incredible beaches of Mallorca, there are many villages that are worth knowing and visiting as well as emblematic places. Among the best known villages are: Sóller, Valldemossa, Puerto de Alcúdia, Inca, Deià, Puerto de Andratx, Portals Nous, Esporlas, Banyalbufar, and many others. And of places not to be missed are the Sierra de Tramuntana, Cape Formentor, Cuevas del Drach, La Calobra, Parc Natural de S'Albufera, Torre de Ses Ànimes, Castillo de Alaró... and many more places!
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!