About Mallorca

The island of Majorca has an area of 3,640 km2 and a population of around 750,000 inhabitants, of whom almost half reside in Palma de Mallorca .
Its landscape consists mainly of limestone and has an extensive infrastructure of caves , especially in the natural region of the Tramuntana mountains , in the east coast . Some of them , such as Arta Cave can be visited .

Mallorca offers unique flora and fauna species , including a variety of birds. There is also a wide variety of flowers and shrubs, although the crop fields has partly replaced the natural vegetation .

And their intimate and direct connection with the Mediterranean Sea , and also its beautiful beaches , Mallorca offers a variety of services for leisure , and there are many companies engaged in boating and tourism , and the ‘ fun of for his relief , come here to rolling many bikers , hiking and mountain .
The island’s climate is typically Mediterranean, with dry summers and rainfall up to 600 mm3 during autumn and winter. You can check the weather .
The golf is also an excellent activity on the island and can be found in Mallorca over twenty fields for practice.

An ideal proposal for those seeking tranquility , but also has a wonderful nightlife for fun-loving travelers , as there are a large number of pubs and clubs

There are many trips you can make around the island. Here we recommend some of them.

La Cartoixa (Valldemossa)

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The monastery is a beautiful building surrounded by gorgeous gardens and enjoying fine views. Jaume II had a palace built on the site in 1310. After it was abandoned, the Carthusian order took over and converted it into a monastery, which, in 1399, was greatly expanded. A series of cells shows how the monks (bound by an oath of silence they could break only for half an hour per week in the library) lived. Following the rules of the order, just 13 monks lived in this cavernous place. Various items related to Sand’s and Chopin’s time here, including his pianos, are also displayed. Entry includes piano recitals (eight times daily in summer) and Jaume II’s 14th-century Palau del Rei Sanxo (King Sancho’s Palace), a muddle of medieval rooms jammed with furniture and hundreds of years of mementos, gathered around a modest cloister

Sa Calobra

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Sa Calobra is a cove of the island on the island of Mallorca. It is located in the Sierra de Tramontana and is both tourist center which takes its name from a small village that was nearby. The cove is at the mouth of Torrente Pareis formed by boulders and which is one of the few accesses to the sea to be found in the Sierra de Tramontana . In 2003 , for the interest represents its fauna and flora, where more than 300 species are found , was declared a ” Natural Monument ” by the Government Balear.
For thousands of years the water coming down the Torrent Pareis has been excavating the bed through which flows up to the sea. At this point the difference is so high that the mouth of the river and the cove Sa Calobra are surrounded by large cliffs exceeding 200 meters. This fact makes it an open-air auditorium and once a year, in summer , is celebrated the well known ” Concert de Sa Calobra ” .
Counted from Palma city, there are more than eight hundred curves on access intricate road to this spectacular place . The most famous of them is called Tie Knot , where the road passes under itself in a bold tie.
One of the most famous and amazing trips in Mallorca is going to Sa Calobra from Palma via Soller. In Palma, Plaza España, take the famous emblematic “Tren de Sóller” and then you can enjoy the stunning scenery of Majorcan landscape and live the sensation of passing the tunnels underneath the “Serra de Tramuntana”, recently appointed World Heritage by UNESCO. Once you arrive at Sóller the tour will take you by the also centenary tram passing creeks and orange groves to Puerto de Sóller, a typical fishing village. From here you take the boat and then you can enjoy along the stunning cliffs and caves of the amazing “Serra de Tamuntana” until you arrive to Sa Calobra where you can also enjoy the views, take a walk to Torrent de Pareis through its tunels and also to have a dip in its crystal clear sea. You can find more information about this trip in www.vallsollerservices.com

Coves del Drach

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One of the most famous visit in Mallorca are the Cuevas del Drach in Porto Cristo (Manacor). They were discovered in 1896 and today many visitors have integrated a multilingual tour in one hour.
They are almost two thousand meters of caves and six underground lakes. It is an impressive sight to see so proximity illuminated stalactites and stalagmites. Within these caves there is a large underground lake, Lake Martel, listed as one of the largest underground lakes in the world.
In the lake offer daily classical music concerts. It is the peak of the route. The musicians play classical pieces on a boat in the large underground lake. You can cross the lake by boat before heading out of the caves.

Coves d’Artà

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Located on the coast of the municipality of Capdepera, in Cap Vermell, the caves of Artà are surrounded by mountains that dominate the sea. They are spectacular caverns, a place you cannot miss. They are open all year long.
The visit is between 25 and 40 minutes long. Only one group enters every 30 minutes. The visit is offered in Spanish, French, English and German. The interior temperature is about 18 °C and humidity is 80%. Adult tickets cost about 7 €, while children tickets are 4 €. They open at 10 am.
Once you have gone through the entrance, which is very high, you access a vast area known as Hall or Entrance Room.
There, you can see countless stalactites of wonderful shapes and extraordinary proportions hanging from a high vault. Tall stalagmites emerge from the ground shaping human forms, mysterious, still and rigid figures indifferent to the human eyes, with the imposing superiority that characterises all creations of nature.
During this visit, you will have the chance to see a 22-metre high stalactite located in the Queen’s Room.
You will also attend a light and audio spectacle in one of the other rooms, known as The Hell.
Finally, and after discovering multiple and charming galleries, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the stunning views over the bay of Canyamel.
In the caves of Artà, the underground waters that run over the waterproof layers damage slowly the upper clayed layers up to the point that the latter collapse creating an empty space covered by other calcareous or tufacelous layers that support themselves thanks to its vaulted shape. The formation of caves takes place in almost all kind of surfaces, although it is more common in calcareous areas, where they reach gigantic proportions and fantastic shapes.

Cabrera island

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Cabrera is an uninhabited islet and the largest of the small archipelago that includes (from south to north) the islands of Estells de Fora, L’Imperial, Illa de ses Bledes, Na Redona, Conillera, L’Esponja, Na Plana, Illot Pla, Na Pobra, and Na Foradada.
Cabrera has a 14-km coastline which is full of coves and inlets, as well as hilly relief, with the highest peak – Puig de na Picamosques – reaching 172 m. The park covers an area of 10,021 hectares, of which 8,703 constitute the marine space and 1,318 represent the terrestrial area of the park. The climate is semi-arid; this conditions the vegetation, with there being an abundance of bushes and some trees, of which pine is the most common. The only mammal which hasn´t been introduced by man is the pipistrelle bat. The most characteristic animal on Cabrera is the sargantana lizard; this small reptile is endemic to the Balearic Islands and has different features according to the island on which it is found, which is due to thousands of years of evolution with no predators. The abundance of fish means that there is a great diversity of marine birds, making Cabrera an excellent spot for the observation and study of birds and their migratory patterns. The sea bed is made up of vast extensions of posidonia seaweed and rock, where a vast variety of fish and plant life exists, as well as various species of dolphin and turtle.
Cabrera, which had been a former Santa Catalina, Palma de Mallorca district, was declared a National Park in April 1991. The Cabrera National Park is now administratively grouped with the municipality of Palma de Mallorca.