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Balearic Islands Travel Guide
Attracting almost 10 million tourists each year, the Balearic Islands boast an enviable Mediterranean climate, idyllic beaches with mild, clear waters and a wealth of luxurious modern hotels. The best way to get around is by car, so you can explore beyond the resorts to discover tiny fishing villages, secluded coves, Stone Age ruins, wonderful walks and a picturesque landscape of olive, citrus and almond groves.
The largest of the Balearic Islands, Mallorca attracts holidaymakers throughout the year. Pick up your car at Mallorca airport, located south east of the cosmopolitan capital Palma. Popular attractions include the Coves del Drach and the subterranean Lake Martel, while activities include hiking in the Serra de Tramuntana mountains or golfing at one of the islands excellent golf courses. Cala d’Or boasts beautiful sandy coves, while the lively resorts of Magaluf and Palma Nova attract scores of tourists every year. Pubs and clubs offer plenty of entertainment while the spectacular beaches keep visitors coming back year after year.
The island of Ibiza has a nocturnal spirit and is legendary for its hedonistic party scene and nightlife. Holidaymakers flock to the superclubs in the south of the island, which open at midnight and carry on til dawn. Some of the best beaches include popular Playa d’en Bossa, Las Salinas and Cala Benirras. The insatiable party ambiance and gorgeous coastline of sandy beaches and transparent blue waters will take your breath away.
Declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1993, the island of Menorca boasts a great variety of landscapes, from the fertile green hills and rugged northern coastline to white sandy beaches, dramatic cliffs and secluded coves. Pick up your rental car at Menorca Airport, located southwest of the capital Maó. Natural landmarks include the Parc Natural S’Albufera d’es Grau wetlands, the island’s unique Megalithic stone monuments and kilometres of rock walls. Fish and seafood are the stars of Menorcan cuisine, as well as its artisanal sausages and cheeses.
Formentera is the smallest of the Balearic Islands, boasting pristine white beaches perfect for holidaymakers seeking peace and quiet. Spend your days swimming, windsurfing, kayaking or diving in the pristine waters. A commitment to sustainable development has helped to preserve the island’s natural beauty.