Why Mallorca?

Mallorca in January

Take a wintery walk along a deserted, pristine beach or hike through still verdant mountains and countryside, catching some fresh air and January’s sunny rays.

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101 Best Photos of Mallorca

It’s a colourful life on Mallorca. Here you’ll find the photos that made the top 101 hc/ photo album. Not an easy task given how many amazing photos there are!

why choose to live in Mallorca

Why choose to live on Mallorca?

Find out why Mallorca is the number one place to move to in the Mediterranean and why it continues to appeal to thousands of expats every year.

The Mallorcan way of life

The locals on Mallorca have their own approach to property on the island splitting their time between the city and their summer family residence.

Puerto Pollensa Mallorca

In Search of the Mediterranean Lifestyle

It’s not surprising that so many of us aspire to living a Mediterranean lifestyle, but what does that really mean?

The 13 Most Beautiful Towns on Mallorca

Did your favourite make the list? Check out hc/’s selection of the prettiest towns on the beautiful island of Mallorca.

The Best Books about Mallorca

Another year, another release of great books inspired by Mallorca. Find out which ones made the cut in this list of the best books of 2020.

Mallorca in April

Spring has sprung! Mallorca is beautiful this time of year with warm, pleasant afternoons sat in the sun and taking the time to relax.

Mallorca in March

Mallorca is gripped by spring fever in March, as a succession of great events attract islanders and visitors alike.

Port Andratx in Photos

Harbourside cafés, stunning property and breath-taking views all contribute to a luxury life in Port Andratx, famous for being one of Mallorca’s most beautiful ports.

Mallorca in February

Mallorca in February

While northern Europe is dull and dark, Mallorca never fails to bring us a dose of winter sunshine in February when the flowers start to bloom.

Palma in photos

Mallorca’s capital is picture perfect. From cobbled streets to swaying palm trees, Palma is set to become one of Europe’s hottest city-break destinations.

The plan for Palma

Palma’s mayor José Hila Vargas reveals his plans for 2020 as he hopes to create a city that is innovative, sustainable and open all year around.

Mallorca in December

Enjoy a traditional Spanish Christmas filled with joy this year, take a look at some of the things that make Mallorca in December special.

Sóller Mallorca

Mallorca in November

Mallorca in November is for taking a rucksack into the mountains and soaking up the fresh air. Clear skies make for a refreshing month outdoors.

Mallorcan culture matters

International artists, musicians and designers come to Mallorca to celebrate its creative history and tradition. It’s a magnet for cultural enthusiasts!

Mallorca in October

Mallorca in October

The month of October on Mallorca offers visitors a rich variety of autumn activities. Now the weather has cooled, it’s the perfect time to go hiking.

Sol de Mallorca

Mallorca in September

The summer sun tends to linger in Mallorca in September, so there’s no sign of that holiday feeling ending soon.

Caló d'es Moro Mallorca

Mallorca: a Mediterranean microcosm

Ever more people are looking to what is seen as the simpler and sunnier climes of life in the Mediterranean. But why are so many drawn to Mallorca?

Illetes Mallorca

Mallorca in August

Experience the perfect pairing of nature and food this August in Mallorca, where life is enjoyed outdoors all summer long.

Mallorca in July

Smell the pine trees and feel the soft sand between your toes. July in Mallorca is every postcard you ever saw of the Mediterranean.

Mallorca in June

June is awash with colour on Mallorca. Clear skies and clean sea mean that you’ll find all shades of blue and turquoise…

Mallorca in May

May in Mallorca is mellow, calm and tranquil. Picture yourself cycling along the promenade of Palma Bay in the early summer sunshine…

Quality tourism over quantity

Various developments on Mallorca are pushing towards drawing more upscale quality of visitor to the island.

Mallorca: paradise in peril

As the environment struggles to cope with the relentless rise in the number of visitors coming to the island, are we doing enough?

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, marketeer and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She launched abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

The website helencummins.com is a collection of all the things Helen values since moving to the island, running abcMallorca Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Living Mallorca is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire you to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks the recommended businesses showcased here that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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