Balearic Islands offer something for everyone!
Vacations to the Balearics whisk you away to a wonderful group of islands off the east coast of Spain in the beautiful Mediterranean Sea; a holiday to the Balearics has plenty to offer. Consisting of Majorca, Menorca and Ibiza , each island has its own distinctive features that keep people coming back year after year. Life on the islands varies from laid back and tranquil, to all night partying!
The Balearics offer a sunny climate during June, July and August, with flight times of less than 3 hours from most UK airports, many holiday makers return year after year. A Balearic holiday offers vast, safe sunny beaches, and hidden coves to explore, historical cities, and stunning scenery. Then there is, of course, the vibrant nightlife with many bars staying open until the sun comes up.
Quick Tips for Balearic Islands
The currency across the Balearic Islands is the Euro
Flying time to the Balearics is approximately 2 hours 30 mins
The time difference Between Spain and the UK is GMT + 1hr
The main language spoken in the Balearic Islands is Spanish
Family friendly islands
Holidays to the Balearics offer a huge variety of cuisine, from Tapas or Flamenco bars, sophisticated restaurants with international menus, to good old fashioned English food, a huge variety to suite every taste and budget. Accommodation ranges from self catering apartments to quality hotels, with entertainment and children's clubs available.
Majorca, with its historical capital of Palma, is the largest of the islands, has superb sandy beaches and unspoilt mountain views in the north. Magaluf attracts the young and lively crowds with its 24 hour party reputation while families are spoilt for choice with the islands excellent facilities.
Menorca is more tranquil and relaxing, and definitely has the reputation as being the quietest of the Balearics. Definitely a favourite with families, Menorca spoils you for choice where beaches are concerned, or perhaps you prefer to sit by the harbour in its capital, Mahon, or play a round of golf at Son Parc.
Ibiza can offer the vibrant all night party resorts of San Antonio Bay and Ibiza Town. A favourite destination for hen and stag parties, top international D.J.’s spend their summers spinning the decks here. As with all the Balearic Islands there is plenty for families too with peaceful Santa Eulalia and Cala Llonga to the east and Puerto San Miguel to the west.
The diversity of holidays in the Balearics ensures that young and old alike will always have something to do. The short flight times also make it perfect for those cheap late deals and last minute summer holidays. Balearic Island holidays are available to book online here at Latedeals.co.uk.
Top Places to Visit
A firm family favourite due to the laid back resorts and pristine sandy beaches, Menorca holidays are perfect for laid back, relaxing summer holidays. The quietest of the Balearic Islands, you’re spoilt for choice with over 120 beached to choose from.
Exciting party resorts such as Magaluf and Palma Nova attract the younger crowd while families head for bustling Alcudia, and the safe sandy beaches of Puerto Pollensa. City breaks to Palma offer the perfect weekend away for the whole family.
Known for its lively reputation with Ibiza Town and San Antonio competing for the party hot spot title, Ibiza is also a family favourite with long stretches of golden beaches and hidden rocky bays to explore.