There are so many amazing possible activities to enjoy on Mallorca during your summer holidays that we have put together a list for you of our favourite things to do – so you don’t miss out on anything. Enjoy Mallorca!
1. Chill out at a beach club
Mallorca’s Beach Clubs take a day of sunbathing and relaxing to a new level. Expect stylish surroundings, comfy loungers, cool restaurant and bar, and other facilities. Some offer a pool, massages and other treatments, chill-out music and more.
Escape the crowds and check out Palma’s Purobeach, Purobeach Illetas and Las Terrazas in Illetes, Bardot at Gran Meliá de Mar, Cala Llamp’s Gran Folies Beach Club, or the conveniently located Mood Beach Club.
With stunning waterfront locations and some excellent dining opportunities, Mallorca’s beach clubs offer amazing experiences, day or night… […] The 11 ‘must-do’ beach clubs on Mallorca
2. Attend music concerts on the island
Mallorca is regularly the stunning location of various music concerts and theatre performances. Many open-air live music events take place during the summer months and worldly theatre performances happen in Palma and other towns on the island all year round.
There are many different international festivals of classical music, jazz, pop, and rock. All this and more can be experienced with a visit to one of Mallorca’s many cultural events. Enjoy our collection of the best music concerts and theatre performances!
A great night out on Mallorca is to attend one of the long running, world class dinner shows – Pirates Adventure Show or Son Amar. Here you will find out more about them. […] Dinner Shows on Mallorca
In Summer there are several outdoor concerts take place all over the island. Here is your guide to the most important outdoor concerts taking place. Don’t miss it! […] Concerts on Mallorca
Fans of Jazz music can enjoy some great performances with two impressive clubs based in Palma – Jazz Voyeur Club and the Blue Jazz Club at Saratoga Hotel. […] Jazz clubs on Mallorca
3. Drive the Tramuntana… in style!
Add a touch of panache to the sensational drive through the Serra de Tramuntana mountains by hiring your dream set of wheels to do it in. Whether it’s a Ferrari, a Mercedes, or a classic two-seater convertible, you’ll feel like the king (or queen) of the road on this memorable mountain drive. Remember your camera for the views – and a shot of you at the wheel . . .
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Serra de Tramuntana is the backbone of Mallorca. Find out what this spectacular mountain range has to offer. […] Discover the Serra de Tramuntana
4. Discover Palma de Mallorca
Parts of Palma, such as La Lonja and the Old Town, are steeped in history and photo-worthy architecture, and you can easily explore the narrow streets on foot. Spending one or two days discovering this beautiful city is a must when visiting Mallorca. You can also go on a tour on a distinctive Palma City Sightseeing open-top bus, which gives you a great overview of Mallorca’s capital without too much footwork on your part. The tickets (children and seniors, half-price) are valid 24 hours and include multilingual recorded commentary. Hop on and off the bus at any of the 16 stops along the route, to explore the vicinity.
The capital of Mallorca and the Balearic Islands, Palma is the pearl of the Mediterranean. Discover why it’s been named the world’s best city to live in. […] Palma de Mallorca
Palma is a beautiful city to explore and get to know better with lots to do and see. Here is our insider’s guide to what to do and see in the capital. […] Best things to do & see in Palma
Boutique hotels, luxury self-contained apartments, or urban retreats with spa and sea views in Palma de Mallorca. Here is your guide to the best hotels in the capital. […] Best Hotels in Palma de Mallorca
Palma de Mallorca offers so much to see and do. Here is your complete guide to the major attractions, must-see places and the not-to-be missed highlights. […] Sightseeing in Palma de Mallorca
Your guide to the best restaurants in Palma including new openings, Michelin-starred restaurants, and a variety of cuisines. […] Best Restaurants in Palma
5. Spend a day on the beach
With 262 beaches around the island, Mallorca is a paradise for the sun, sand, and sea lover. Find everything from large beaches with every facility for a fun family day, to hidden coves where you may share the sands with only a few people … or nobody.
There are 262 white sandy beaches, of which 60 fly the blue flag, on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Mallorca. Here is your complete guide to the best beaches on Majorca. […] Best Beaches in Mallorca
Mallorca has over 50 kilometres of beaches, from secluded bays to long stretches of white sand and clear turquoise waters. Here’s our rundown of the top 20! […] Mallorca’s top 20 beaches
Mallorca’s wonderful beaches have been yet again recognised with the blue flag awards. The island now has 31 blue flag beaches – including 3 new awards. […] Mallorca’s Blue Flag Beaches
6. Visit a winery on Mallorca
Mallorca has more than 70 bodegas and, in recent years, many have recognized their appeal to visitors and now open for tours and tastings. The book ‘Wine Route’ details bodegas that can be visited in the Binissalem DO (www.binissalemdo.com), as well as local gastronomy, markets, festivals, and places of interest.
When it comes to Mallorcan wine, there is now a huge amount of variety and choice, so choosing one can be a very difficult and almost overwhelming task. […] Mallorcan Wine
For wine lovers you can explore Mallorca’s best vineyards around the area of Binissalem DO region encompassing the island’s central towns. […] Follow the Wine route
Birdsong and the lazy buzz of insects are the soundtrack to a picnic among the vines at a nice Bodega.
Get romantic and plan a picninc in a vineyard, surrounded by the Serra de Tramuntana. […] Picnic in a vineyard
7. Go designer shopping in Palma
Palma de Mallorca is a fabulous city for shopping, and you’re sure to find something from your favourite designer (or discover a new one!). The world’s top brands in designer clothing and accessories can be found by exploring Avenida Jaime III, Paseo del Borne, and the stores and boutiques in the adjoining streets and lanes.
A visit to Palma is a ‘must’ and what could be more fun than browsing in the local shops for unique products. Here is your shopping guide to Palma. […] Shopping in Palma
Curated installations featuring leading contemporary artists, designer legends, and exclusive handbags and accessories from the past 50 years in Palma. […] Gallery Red Palma de Mallorca
8. Visit a museum
It’s worth making time to visit one of Mallorca’s interesting museums. The island offers not only several museums, but also lots of art galleries and even guided visits to artists’ studios. Bear in mind that most museums are closed on Mondays.
Give your mind – and your legs – a workout with a little exploration into the fresh and fabulous world of Mallorca art galleries… […] Top Art Gallery Guide Mallorca
Mallorca offers a wide selection of interesting museums around the island. Here is a selection of the best museums to gain a greater understanding of the Mallorcan culture. […] Best Museums on Mallorca
Mallorca boasts many cultural highlights during the year. Here is an overview of the best cultural activities […] Mallorca’s Cultural Hotspots
If you enjoy art and discovering what is behind a beautiful painting, Mallorca gives you the opportunity to visit different artists’ studios. […] Visit an artist’s studio
9. Pamper yourself on a luxury spa day
Spa visits have become a trend embraced by men and women of all ages, seeking to take a break from stressful lifestyles to bring some balance back into their lives. Whether you are looking for a spa located in a hotel or would rather frequent an independent urban spa for a refreshing weekend getaway, Mallorca offers an ample selection of professional spas that are sure to leave you feeling revitalized.
Relaxing in a spa is the perfect way to get away from it all. Here is abcMallorca’s guide to the best spas on Mallorca. […] Mallorca’s Best Spas
10. Visit the best towns and villages on Mallorca
Stroll around one of Mallorca’s beautiful small villages and you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped back in time. The most enchanting are Banyalbufar, Valldemossa, Deià (often very busy in summer) and Fornalutx – named Spain’s most picturesque village. Find a café or bar and sip a cool drink as you appreciate the languid pace of life.
Even over the busy summer season, there are still some corners of the island largely undiscovered by tourists. We unveil Mallorca’s hidden secrets. […] Your guide to Mallorca’s hidden places
A breathtakingly beautiful towns on the west coast of Mallorca, Banyalbufar is known for its hundreds of steep terraces dropping to the sea, home of the Malvasia grape and its laidback nature. […] Banyalbufar
Discover the beauty and rich cultural heritage of Valldemossa, the historic town in West Mallorca within the Tramuntana mountain range. Read more… […] Valldemossa
Want to know where artists and media moguls gather in Mallorca? Read more with abcMallorca to find out what makes the mountain village of Deià so special. […] Deià
Known as the ‘Prettiest village in Spain’, with narrow, cobbled streets it is certainly worth a visit. Four hotels and a few cafes, it is a quiet spot in the Tramuntana and close to Sóller. […] Fornalutx
11. Have a gourmet experience
The best holiday memories are often of fabulous meals – and Mallorca is a gourmet’s paradise, where you can eat amazing food and discover the superb-quality wines produced here. Six restaurants have the coveted Michelin star (Zaranda, Es Fum, Es Racó des Teix, Jardín, Andreu Genestra and Marc Fosh).
There are plenty of other interesting restaurants offering delicious cuisine, amazing value for money, and friendly service. Here are the most interesting articles about the best restaurants on Mallorca.
There are now eight Michelin-star restaurants on Mallorca, with a total of nine stars. Here’a an overview of the successful chefs. […] Michelin star restaurants on Mallorca
The guide to abcMallorca’s recommended restaurants for 2018 in each area of the island. Sea front, city, or countryside… Bon profit! […] Best Restaurants on Mallorca 2018
Your guide to the best restaurants in Palma including new openings, Michelin-starred restaurants, and a variety of cuisines. […] Best Restaurants in Palma
Looking for a luxury restaurant on Mallorca? Look no further than abcMallorca’s list of carefully selected restaurants on the island. […] Mallorca’s Luxury Restaurants
Romantic restaurants on Mallorca are plentiful – you just need to know where to go! Here is the abcMallorca insider’s guide to celebrating your love! […] Mallorca’s most romantic restaurants
Get to know the best restaurants on Mallorca, by region or type. Gourmet trends, hot recommendations and the most talented chefs – it’s all here!
12. Have some family fun!
Spending a holiday on the island gives you a wide offer of family activities that you and your children will enjoy. Apart from the sightseeing, children are always looking for some exciting activities over a family vacation. Visiting Palma Aquarium, the Mallorca Planetarium, or Marineland sure sounds like a plan for the little ones and young-at-heart adults!
There’s so much to know when visiting or relocating to Mallorca as a family; healthcare info, buying kit and staying active. View our essential guide here. […] The family guide to Mallorca
Thinking of something fun for all the family is not an easy task. But, Mallorca offers a wide rage of family friendly activities to keep everyone happy. […] 10 family-fun attractions on Mallorca
A guide to waterparks in Mallorca which is a fantastic way for a family to enjoy a great day out with the kids while on holiday in Mallorca. […] Cool down, splash out and have fun
13. Paseo… and party
Join the locals and do a party crawl around one of Palma’s main nightspots. The bohemian area of Santa Catalina is packed with bars and eateries that positively buzz after dark. Nearby, Paseo Marítimo is one long strip of eateries, bars and clubs – including the legendary Tito’s. You can wander for hours around La Lonja – home of the Jazz Voyeur Club, unique bar Abaco, and a host of places to eat, drink and be merry!
Full of character, delightful shops and amazing eats, the Santa Catalina area of Palma deserves a special look. Here, we tell you all you need to know! […] Discover Santa Catalina!
Palma’s seafront promenade takes you past yacht-filled ports, it’s perfect for walks and bike rides during the day, and dining and dancing at night! […] Palma’s Paseo Maritimo
Mallorca offers a great selection of bars and clubs for those who like to party. Check out the best locations for nightlife on the island! […] Best nightlife on Mallorca
La Lonja in Palma is famous for its lively nightlife – full of restaurants, bars, cafes and clubs. Here is your complete guide to La Lonja. […] La Lonja Palma
14. Get sporty
Sport in Mallorca comes in many forms. Whether you belong on the water, prefer your fitness of the dry variety or both, there’s a wealth of activities to get involved in. Besides the more established watersports like kitesurfing, jet-skiing and diving, popularity is growing in stand-up paddle surfing, which is easy to learn and fun for all the family.
Cycling, golf and tennis are huge and vastly well catered for, and there are bountiful opportunities for climbing and hiking in the Serra de Tramuntana. When the mercury rises and you prefer to work out indoors, there are plenty of air-conditioned gyms to make use of.
Our Mallorca sports special: a staggering array of activities await to arouse your passion, keep you fit and help you see the island from a new perspective. […] Sports and Activities Mallorca
15. Take a golf mini-break
Mallorca has more than 20 superb golf courses – many offering spectacular views and top-class facilities. If your game could use some improvement, get some tuition from one of the excellent PGA golf instructors based on Mallorca.
The warm sun on your face and arms as you line up for a swing to the glittering backdrop of the Med and mountains… This is golf, Mallorca style. […] Golf Mallorca
16. Browse a local market
Discover the essence of Mallorca at one of its weekly markets. Every town and village has a regular market, where you can stroll around the stalls and take your pick of local produce and handicrafts. The towns of Sineu, Santanyí, and Artà have the most interesting markets. In Palma, visit the indoor Mercat de l’Olivar and Santa Catalina’s covered market.
A list of the daily markets taking place all over the island of Mallorca selling lots of interesting local produce and great souvenirs to take home. […] Markets in Mallorca
There are many high quality and unique products made here in Mallorca. We give you some of the best examples of Mallorcan products. […] Mallorcan Products
Spend a whole morning wandering around Mercat de l’Olivar, browsing, buying, and soaking up the atmosphere over a snack or drink. […] A Morning at the Market
17. Rub shoulders with the rich and famous…
Dress to impress and head to one of the hottest superyacht harbours, Puerto Portals or Port Adriano, where you can enjoy celebrity-spotting as you sip Cristal at one of the trendy bars. Afterwards, dine at one of the chic restaurants – followed by late night dancing.
Puerto Portals is the glamour hotspot of Mallorca with numerous luxury yachts, top class restaurants and the best international designer brands on offer. […] Puerto Portals
Port Adriano: The Philippe Starck designed harbour of 80 sailing and motor yacht moorings, 40 fashion boutiques, chill-out bars and restaurants. Visit now! […] Port Adriano
The popular region of the southwest stretches from Palma to the west coast, encompassing glamorous hotspots & family holiday resorts offering great cuisine! […] Best Restaurants in the Southwest of Mallorca
18. See Mallorca from the sea
You’ll enjoy a completely different perspective of Mallorca when you see the island from a boat out at sea. To do this in style, you can rent a sail or motor boat for a day, or charter a vessel for longer. The choice ranges from a rib for a few hours, to a superyacht for a few days of sheer indulgence.
The yachting industry on Mallorca is one of the most important and with the outstanding success of the annual Boat and Superyacht Shows there is a new surge […] Yachting on Mallorca
19. Take an excursion
An unforgettable train ride through the mountains, visit to an authentic Mallorcan ‘granja’ (farm), or a shop-til-you-drop session at a top outlet centre are just some of the possible excursions to tempt you to leave the beach for a different day out.
Want to find out how you can make the most of your time on Mallorca island? Check out our 30 suggestions for fun day trips. […] 30 fantastic day trips in Mallorca
20. Swoon over a sunset
It happens every day, but how many of us make time to simply sit and watch the sun go down? Doing so can be even more memorable when you add a bottle of cava and a picnic. Head up to the lighthouse in Puerto de Sóller for a dazzling view of the sun slipping into the Mediterranean. For unforgettable views of the sun setting behind the Tramuntana, head for the waterfront at Colònia Sant Pere, near Artà.
Make the most of your time in Port de Sóller with the abcMallorca guide on the history, culture, best attractions, hotels, restaurants and things to do. […] Port de Sóller
See the abcMallorca guide to the beautiful, historic town of Arta in north east Mallorca and find out more about luxury lifestyle on offer. […] Artá
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You are visiting Mallorca on holidays and you want to know what do and see? Here is YOUR Ultimate guide to everything you need to know about Mallorca. […] Your Ultimate Guide to Mallorca
There is no better time to discover the beauty & charm of Mallorca, the largest Balearic Island in Spain including its rich history, culture, & outdoor life […] Mallorca at a glance
Mallorca is one of the most beautiful and fascinating islands in the Mediterranean – but for too many visitors its charms remain hidden. Find out more here! […] Top 10 favourite places and things to do in Mallorca
More Activities on Mallorca
You’ll never run out of things to do on Mallorca! Here we give you ideas for everything from cultural and outdoor activities to sports and water fun.
We hope you found this article about Mallorca’s Summer Top 20 Things to do useful and that you have many memorable experiences as a result of our recommendations.
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