1 stop (10h25m)
|Mallorca city centre|
|Son Sant Joan Airport (PMI): 5 mi from city centre|
You can reach Palma de Mallorca via cheap flights to Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI). PMI has several terminals and is the third largest airport in Spain. As this is such a popular destination, there are many airlines flying to Mallorca, making catching cheap last minute flights easy.
Flights to Palma de Mallorca are most expensive in the summertime as many tourists take their holidays in the Balearic Islands. Travel instead during the spring or autumn to avoid the crowds and take advantage of cheaper flight and hotel deals.
Direct flights to Mallorca take 2 hours 30 minutes from London.
Palma de Mallorca is very historic and dates back beyond the Byzantine Era. With cheap flights to this awesome destination, there are many sights to see to appreciate its beautiful architecture.
Historic sights: Start with the Castell de Bellver, a 14th century castle from the times of Muslin reign. In the historic city centre you'll find the cathedral, some Arabic bath houses (recommended!), a market place in art nouveau style and a bull ring.
Beaches: Beaches are what this island is mostly known for. Close to the city is Ciudad Jardín where you can rent an umbrella, hammock, pedal boat, and more. Cala Major is a few kilometres west of Palma de Mallorca. The waters here are crystal clear but tends to be quite crowded during the summer. Can Pere Antoni is the largest beach in the city, located right in front of La Seu Cathedral.
Sollér: If you want to plan a day-trip out of Palma de Mallorca then hiring a Mallorca rental car is essential. Discover Sollér, a beautiful town not far away, surrounded by orange groves and pretty plazas.
Find more information on Mallorca Tourism.
Hotels in Mallorca mainly cater to tourists looking for all-inclusive package deals, especially if you're looking for a hotel right next to the beach. If you have a Mallorca car hire though, it's no problem to find cheaper rooms in the towns instead. For something different, why not try a holiday apartment?
When a friend drops out of a group holiday, what do you do? For this Bristonian group, the answer was clear: find someone with the same name to replace them, of course!
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Mallorca is the perfect spot for an off-season beach holiday. Swim by morning, hike by afternoon, explore the countryside by bike and come evening, relax on the terrace with a bottle of wine.