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Mallorca markets

Mallorca market

Mallorca has had markets for hundreds of years, and they are a permanent part of the Mallorcan tradition and culture. There is a market every day of the week, but the goods on offer differ from market to market. The markets typically open around 8-9 in the morning and close around 1-2 in the afternoon. If you want to beat ...

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Aqualand El Arenal

Aqualand waterslides

Aqualand is the self-proclaimed biggest waterpark in Mallorca—just like Western Water Park by Palma Nova. We won’t get involved in the politics of that debate, but simply mention that both waterparks are sizeable and filled with activities to entertain the entire family. The official name of the waterpark is Aqualand El Arenal, and you’ll find it on the outskirts of ...

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Joan Miró museum

Joan Miró museum

Joan Miró, the famous painter, was born in Barcelona in 1893. Even as a child, he had a knack for drawing and a desire to become an artist, but at his father’s request, he chose to put himself through a high school education and a subsequent career as an accountant. It quickly became apparent that the life of an accountant ...

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Safari Zoo

Safari Zoo

Safari Zoo brings the African savannah to you while you unwind on Mallorca. The park is located on the eastern coast of the island, on the outskirts of Sa Coma. The holiday towns of Cala Millor and Porto Cristo are located a short drive from the park. You can either visit the large savannah area in your own car or ...

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Top 10 Mallorca best beaches

Es Caragol

Let’s face it. If 10 Mallorca experts should provide a list of the best beaches in Mallorca, these lists would be very different. Mallorca has so many beaches, each of them amazing in their own way. Child-friendly beaches, romantic beaches, remote natural beaches or vibrant town beaches. Here is our idea of the 10 best beaches in Mallorca. No. 1: ...

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Platja Ciutat Jardí

Ciutat Jardi

Platja Ciutat Jardí is located five kilometres east of Palma de Mallorca city centre. The beach in general Platja Ciutat Jardí is a 450 metres long and pretty wide beach close to Palma de Mallorca. The beach is very popular among the inhabitants of Palma de Mallorca. The sand is fine and the water shallow. There are several sections with sun ...

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Ca’n Pere Antoni

Can Pere Antoni

Platja Ca’n Pere Antoni is situated only two kilometres from the centre of Palma de Mallorca and only one kilometre from the gothic cathedral, La Seu. The beach in general The 750 metre long Platja Ca’n Pere Antoni is a true urban beach, which especially the local population take advantage of. The sand is white and fine grained and the ...

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Sant Elm

Sant Elm

Sant Elm is a small resort on the west coast of Mallorca, that faces the small island Es Pantaleu and the larger island Sa Dragonera. The drive to Sant Elm is through twisting roads in a scenic landscape. On the way to Sant Elm the charming little village of Andratx is worth a stop. The beach i general The 130 ...

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Portals Vells

Portals Vells

The small village of Portals Vells is located in the south-western part of Mallorca. The beach in general Portals Vells I is the main beach in Portals Vells with the other being Playa del Mago (Portals Vells II) and Playa del Rey (Portals Vells III). Portals Vells I is the largest of the three. The beach has fine-grained sand and ...

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Portals Nous

Portals Nous

Portals Nous is situated in the southwestern part of Mallorca, some 10 kilometres from Palma de Mallorca. The beach in general The lovely beach in Portals Nous is named Platja de Portals Nous but is also referred to as Cala Bendinat. The 100 metres long beach has fine, golden sand and the water is very clear. The view across to ...

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