Take your time, look a little closer and Palma will show you that it is not just a city to pass through, but a city to delve into.
Residents living on Mallorca enjoy discovering Mallorca’s secret beaches, tasting Mediterranean cuisine, hiking in the Serra de Tramuntana and relaxing in places like Puerto Pollensa, Playa de Muro, Camp de Mar and Formentor. There are 262 beaches on Mallorca, perfect for swimming, kite-surfing, canoeing, surfing, sailing and of course relaxing at a beach club. The most popular things to do in Mallorca include hiking, visiting a food market, shopping in Palma, eating Spanish tapas, taking the train to Soller, going on a Mallorca wine tour and sailing the Mediterranean Sea. Whether you love cycling in Mallorca, visiting art galleries in Palma or just relaxing on Alcudia beach, there are plenty of local Mallorcan experiences to enjoy.
Thanks to its location between a vast bay and dramatic sierra, Puerto Pollensa has a wide range of activities from the gentle to adrenaline pumping.
It doesn’t get more local than at a traditional Mallorcan food market. Find out the top four that include artisan products made on the island.
Discover stunning bays only the locals know about. The challenging journey to these natural beaches is all part of the adventure.
Introducing The Glamping, an exciting project in Mallorca to offer luxury eco tents and plant-based food in one magical overnight stay.
Times in tourism are changing in Mallorca thanks to an exciting generation of travellers opting for a healthier, more considerate approach to enjoying the island.
After reaching out to a few friends in Palma, Helen Cummins and her team have selected only the very best bakeries in the capital.
Discover all the must-see places in Deià in this exclusive insider’s guide from editor Helen Cummins who shares her local knowledge.
From vineyard tours to mountain trails, find out the top things to do in Alaró and the surrounding area.
Port Andratx in the southwest of Mallorca is where to spend a day soaking up the beautiful coastline, tasting delicious seafood and much more.
Enjoy beautiful views of Sóller valley as you hike the surrounding hills, followed by a healthy brunch at the vegan hotel Ecocirer.
The only night of the year where dancing, fire and devils come together! Live the unforgettable Correfoc experience with loud music and a fiery spectacle!
Palma offers a selection of food markets where you can go for lunch or dinner, all of which guarantee a buzzy Spanish atmosphere and local produce.
Mallorca in winter is a joy. Fresher temperatures, sun and blue skies await – as do a wealth of fun and unforgettable things to do.
Palma has some of the best nightlife on the island. Discover all the must-visit bars in this exclusive list from editor Helen Cummins who shares her favourite places.
Find out all the best places in Santa Catalina to sip cocktails and dance until the sun rises with our recommended list of go-to clubs and bars in the area.
Find out all the best places in Santa Catalina and spend the day enjoying what Palma’s coolest neighbourhood has to offer.
Purobeach are the masters at creating that magical Mediterranean vibe with beachclubs that satsify all your needs, serving up delicious food and cocktails.
An irresistible tale of history, fable and age-old farming traditions, Son Moragues is a 700 year-old estate in Valldemossa being preserved for the future.
Housed in a restored Mallorcan manor, East 26 projects the Mediterranean dream and offers all the services needed to achieve it. Find out more.
If you are looking for a quiet retreat on Mallorca, hc/ recommends spending time in the valley of Sóller at one of Ananda’s meditative yoga retreats.
Everyone loves to find that special spot off the beaten track, but we ask whether hidden gems should remain just that – hidden.
Set on the rediscovery of Mallorca’s baking heritage, Tomeu Arbona’s El Fornet de la Soca combines ancient ingredients with the island’s traditional recipes.
In a region better known for its wine, one determined Belgian has constructed a temple to artisan beer. A successful architect, a licensed farmer and a passionate beer maker; Emily Benet meets the driving force behind Toutatis.
Owner Marga Bauzá reminisces about her beautiful childhood home in the Tramuntana where guests now create their own wonderful memories of SLOW family holidays.
For those who aspire to be a brandy connoisseur, there’s a special club based in Mallorca where you can own a barrel with your name. Find out more here.