Surrounded by the rich waters of the Mediterranean and packed with an exceptional choice of finca hotels, Majorca beckons with medieval towns and breathtaking beaches. Away from the crowds that frequent Palma and Magaluf, Majorca’s beauty truly comes to life – whether you’re relaxing along the island’s northern shore, hiking its mountains or simply indulging in fresh Mediterranean fare. Finca hotels in Majorca provide all the facilities for an idyllic stay in the Balearic Islands.
Finca Hotels in Majorca: An Idyllic and Peaceful Escape in the Balearic Islands
Mountains & Monasteries in the Tramuntana
Pollença and Alcúdia: The Blissful Coast
The northern half of Majorca is an ideal place for a rural finca hotel, with access to some of the islands best beaches. Just north of the Tramuntana, Pollença is an attractive town of cobbled streets and medieval architecture, providing a romantic haven for couples seeking a peaceful destination with plenty of facilities. Further north from the main town is the Port de Pollença, located on a bay of the same name, and the stunning beach at Playa de Formentor. Here, white sand and gently lapping waves provide some of the best snorkeling and swimming on the island. North of Formentor, stretching out into the peninsula, is Cala Murta – another secluded and blissful beach escape. Of all 46 Blue Flag beaches in the Balearic Islands, Majorca boasts 31 of them – another of which can be found further east along the Bay of Alcúdia. Playa de Alcúdia is family friendly and provides ample opportunities to take to the water with kayaks and paddle boats alongside sun loungers and umbrellas. Finca hotels close to Alcúdia showcase the islands Roman history, with the town housing Spain’s smallest Roman amphitheater and other remnants of Alcúdia’s ancient past.
Palma de Majorca: History & Nightlife
Your first stop on a rural vacation with a finca hotel in Majorca will be the island’s capital, Palma. This is the main port and resort of the island, bustling with an eclectic variety of hotels, beaches, restaurants and nightlife. It is worth spending a day in Palma, as the island is also packed with a variety of exciting points of interest. The most well-known is Bellver Castle. Located on a hill overlooking the city and ocean, Bellver was built in the 14th century and features impressive circular Gothic architecture – one of the few examples of its kind in Europe. Palma Cathedral is another site in the city worth visiting. It’s located close to the port and overlooks the ocean with dramatic contributions by revered Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí. When it comes to nightlife, the area around Palma excels. In town, La Lonja entertains with intimate bars and late night alfresco dining, while the beachside club scene down the coast in Magaluf is famous for its nightclubs and lively atmosphere all over the world. A stop off in Palma is a great way to see some of the island’s most well-known attractions before retreating to the peace and tranquility of a rural finca hotel on Majorca. Or try one of the Luxury Hotels on Majorca