Just off Spain’s east coast, the sun-drenched Balearic Islands are a holiday favourite for many, offering beautiful beaches, year-round sunshine, bustling nightlife and charming, ancient towns to explore.
Located near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula, the sun-kissed archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea also offers a variety of fantastic destinations for history-lovers and explorers, with ancient towns home to preserved prehistoric ruins and impressive mountain ranges offering great hikes under the Spanish rays…
The Balearic Islands, all distinct in character, enjoy an enticing temperate, Mediterranean climate with typically hot, dry summers and mild winters, with occasional showers. Book your Balearic Island villa holiday with Travelopo today – which dreamlike island is calling you?
The Spanish gem of Mallorca (Majorca) is the largest of the Balearics and a hotspot for beach-lovers seeking an unforgettable holiday on a naturally beautiful island. Mallorca is a fantastic snorkelling and scuba-diving destination in particular, due to its gorgeously clear, warm waters and varied marine life.
The Serra de Tramuntana major mountain range is another natural popular attraction here, running along the island’s western coast and offering great hiking routes with breathtaking panoramic views. The highest point of the Balearic Islands is situated on this renowned mountain range: the Puig Major, with an altitude of 1432 metres above sea level.
The island’s capital of Palma boasts a stylish, buzzing destination with a pretty marina and great array of attractions to fill your holiday itinerary. Those seeking a historic part of the island to explore should venture to the ancient, walled town of Alcúdia in the north of the island, which boasts a great variety of medieval buildings and monuments. Whether you desire a Mallorca seaside apartment or luxury villa holiday on the island, the Travelopo portfolio is sure to entice your stay…
The smaller and quieter Balearic island of Menorca (or Minorca) is known for its stunning cultural history in particular, ranging from prehistory with megalithic monuments to the middle ages with Byzantine influences, up to the current Spanish rule and influences.
The island is also a beach-lover’s paradise, offering miles-long sandy beaches with turquoise-water bays. Menorca was declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1993 and it’s easy to understand why – the entire island boasts endless natural beauties with an impressive variety of flora and fauna. Menorca is a great destination for those seeking a holiday filled with outdoor activities, including scuba-diving, cycling and hiking.
The Menorcan capital of Mahón oozes charm and tranquillity, offering a brilliant array of bars and restaurants surrounded by beautiful scenery, as well as great attractions from museums to art galleries. Your Menorca villa holiday promises sun, sea and sand, and so much more!
Lively Ibiza is a perfect mix between vibrant nightlife and relaxation, offering fantastic bars and clubs as well as charming ports and secluded beaches. The ‘island that never sleeps’ is known for its largest city of Ibiza Town, famous for its epic nightlife, but Ibiza is also a brilliant destination for families seeking a fun but relaxed Spanish escape.
As like the majority of the Balearic Islands, Ibiza offers great water sports and activities due to its warm waters, with fantastic scuba-diving spots, boat trips and jet skiing fun. With more than 80 beaches, it’s easy to find the perfect beach here for you, from bustling, vast stretches of sand to quiet, hidden coves.
Watching a sunset here is sure to take your breath away too – the island has one of the most awe-inspiring views of the sun setting in the world! A great family-getaway or clubbing break with the gang, book your perfect Ibiza villa holiday with Travelopo today!
Idyllic Formentera may be the smallest of Spain’s Balearic Islands, but it shouldn’t be overlooked as a dream holiday destination! The remote island is one of the Mediterranean’s best kept secrets, offering gorgeous, white sanded beaches (over 20 kilometres of them!), crystal clear waters, scenic bike and hiking routes and of course, the gorgeous Balearic climate.
The island is perfect for those looking for a quiet, relaxing escape to one of Spain’s famous Balearic Islands, away from the bustling crowds and surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery. The island is best explored on foot or by bike, while the local dishes simply here must be sampled – the fresh seafood is sure to satisfy holiday-foodies!
So if you need a blissful break from a party-hard Ibizan break, why not catch a scenic boat tide to its quiet sister? Or enjoy a quiet island escape in Formentera and island-hop over to Ibiza for a day or two…
The nature preserve, park and island of Cabrera, off the southern coast of Mallorca, is by the far the least-visited of the Balearic Islands, with only a small part visited by tourists. The island is mostly visited by boast from Mallorca, offering some great diving and swimming spots for a day-out exploring the Nature Park and crystalline, warm waters.
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