General Information about Majorca
Majorca which is thought to have been inhabited since 123 B.C by the Romans is ideally located within the Mediterranean Sea. Also known as Mallorca in the local Catalan language, the island of Majorca is in fact Spain's largest island and the largest island of the Balearic archipelago.
Majorca island boasts a population of over 790,700 residents with over half of the islands population residing in the capital of Palma. Much of the island is mountainous with the highest point being Puig Major which rises to 4,741 feet. Majorca island covers an area of 3,640.11 square kilometres and there are fourteen main cities on the island.
One of the island's well known travel destinations that is definitely worth visiting is Cala d'Or if you are after a more laid back holiday. Cala d'Or is not as busy as other holiday destinations on the island and boasts a more relaxed atmosphere. Cala d'Or is home to a variety of restaurants and bars and is particularly well known for its annual Jazz Festival.
The islands capital of Palma which is officially known as Palma de Mallorca and this is where many people begin their trip to Majorca. There are many interesting sights worth exploring while you are visiting Palma and the Historic Centre is the perfect place to start. Here you will be able to explore through the Palma's beautiful cathedral, known locally as Catedral de Mallorca.
There are many outdoor activities that you can participate in while you are visiting Majorca ranging from yachting, to hiking, to just relaxing on one of the islands many beautiful beaches. Travelling to Majorca is simple with regular flights arriving from all over Europe and Ibiza. It is also possible to travel to Majorca via ferry.
Hotels in Majorca
Below are a selection of Hotels located in Majorca, Spain. Alternatively, you can browse through all Majorca Hotels.
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