Whether a stop on your trip or your dream destination, a honeymoon in Majorca promises to be one you will never forget. There is almost nothing as romantic as the gold-sanded coasts and lush mountain range of this Balearic Island, often referred to as the Island of Love. A honeymoon hotel in Palma, in the Serra de Tramuntana Mountains, or on the Northern Coast ensures you won’t have a thing to worry about while you focus on time together with your beloved. These spots promise to envelop you in the romantic energy of Majorca, from every breakfast in the suite, to sunset cocktail on private beaches.
Where to stay at a honeymoon hotel on Majorca? Majorca’s favorite locations at a glance:
Palma: Your oasis in Majorca’s capital
© Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden Those lovers who can’t stay away from the city but are looking for a total escape should look no further than Majorca’s very special capital, Palma de Majorca. Honeymoon hotels here come decked out in extreme luxury, tucked into quiet streets while just a few-minute walk to the beach, waterside bars and restaurants, and the city’s historical monuments and landmarks, if you can find time for a visit. A walk through the medieval alleys at dusk will solidify your decision to honeymoon in Palma, under the shadow of the 13th-century basilica and the unforgotten glamour of historicism. Some hotels in the Palma’s old quarter are built in once-palaces, some in monastic halls next to gorgeous cathedrals: whichever you choose, you’re promised to feel like royalty on this stay. Enjoy award-winning cuisine on the terrace, opt for a couples massages, and take in panoramic views of the city and the coast from your private balcony. Just southwest down the coast, find beachside honeymoon hotels that are perfect for those looking for something even more secluded with the option to take a quick trip into the city. These hotels, near Punta Negra or Cas Catala, boast uninterrupted tranquility, with nothing but you, your partner, and the open sea.
Serra de Tramuntana: Tranquil escape into the mountains
© Castell Son Claret Nature buffs and lovers of luscious landscapes will feel right at home tucked in the gorgeous Serra de Tramuntana Mountain Range. Imagine: settling in for a taste of homemade wine in a 300-year-old garden, wandering through sleepy mountain villages, and grabbing a cocktail on rooftop terraces with sprawling vistas over the whole of Majorca. Honeymoon hotels can offer all that and more. These hotels are almost unbelievable, some equipped with attached golf courses, multiple indoor and outdoor pools, and all with a particular Spanish charm that’ll make you reluctant to ever check out. Perfect for those seeking total peace, your days will be filled with nothing but relaxation and love – in interiors and with staff that hold luxury as the highest standard. Candlelit, tapas dinners are a given. Relish in gardens lined with almond and palm trees, a true haven for lovers who not want to be disturbed during this special time. Those freshly-weds looking for something more active will be pleased to find lovely hiking trails of varying difficulty, well-equipped fitness centers, and free bike rentals.
Alcúdia, Port Soller, & the Northern Coast: At the meeting point of mountain and sea
© Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa The northern coast of Majorca might be where the island is at its most staggeringly beautiful. Near Alcudia, find hotels with multiple jacuzzis, whirlpools for two, and a series of romantic packages that include spa treatments, lots of sparkling wine, and candlelit dinners on beachside terraces. The city of Alcudia is surrounded by medieval walls, sealing in the energy of bygone era. Port de Soller is a widely-loved honeymoon destination, with a charming historic tram that runs through the city all the way from Palma, a colorful harbor, and pristine beaches. Surrounded by the island’s highest mountain, Soller beams with an old-Spanish charm and houses some of the most luxurious honeymoon hotels. Deia is where the rich and famous holiday, and you’re promised to feel right at home among them in a 5-star hotel restaurant tucked between the mountains and the coast. What makes this coast special is the confluence of the Tramuntana Mountains and the Mediterranean, especially at the northern tip of the island, at the Cap Formentor. The coastline boasts some of the most beautiful, winding hiking, biking, and driving roads in the world. Off sunny beaches, find opportunity for kite-surfing, scuba-diving, and caving in-between romantic days spend lounging on sun beds.
Good to know
Getting there: You can fly into Palma from anywhere in Europe or, to begin your trip in style, take a boat from Barcelona. From there, book a private transfer or rent a car to get anywhere on the island. Your hotel in Palma de Majorca is a quick and cheap cab ride from the airport. Some of the luxury hotels on the island offer shuttle services from the airport. To Port Soller or any of the mountain hotels, cabs still won’t run you much more than 60 euro and are always an easy option. Road trips through the mountains also promise to be totally romantic if you’re interested in keeping the rental for the duration of your stay. Alternatively, the island is well-connected by bus.
When to go: The best time for a honeymoon in Majorca is the late spring, May or June, or September or October. This is when the weather is most comfortably warm and you’re almost guaranteed sunshine.