Summer holidays in the sun can be closer to home than you thought. When you don’t like the sound of travelling hours and staycations seem a little uninspiring, many find Majorca holidays and Menorca escapes ideal destinations.
The Balearic Islands are located just off the east coast of Spain. This perfect location subjects Majorca and Menorca to sensational summers. Highs regularly see over 30 degrees C, with averages around 27 – 28 degrees C.
With such stunning temperatures usually comes a lengthy flight; however, travelling to the Balearics takes just over two hours.
Majorca is home to an outstanding 41 Blue Flag Beaches. Whichever resort you choose for your summer holidays in the sun you are guaranteed to be near to one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe.
Palma Nova is excellent for an active family break. As the neighbouring town to Magaluf, it benefits from a myriad of local attractions. Pirate dinners, waterparks and marine life centres are all in close proximity.
It is also a great choice for group travellers. Whether you are jetting off with extended family or with a group of friends, Palma Nova presents a modern beach resort with easy access to the nearby nightlife.
When you want to stay well away from the parties, but with the option of a few daytime excursions, Alcudia is just the spot. Close to your hotel you will find a wildlife nature reserve as well as a waterpark and calm beaches.
Menorca offers the ultimate in chilled Balearic breaks. Amidst the small villages there are some splendid hotel complexes, complete with sports programmes, games rooms and kids clubs. Also typically situated on a beach, there are plenty of facilities and features to ensure a restful respite.
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