Majorca, also spelled as Mallorca is known for its beautiful beaches, resorts, Limestone Mountains and attractive sheltered coves. Mallorca is the largest island of the Balearic Islands, picturesque, beautiful with lovely Spanish beaches; Mallorca is an extremely popular holiday destination, attracting people all around the world, especially Germany and United Kingdom. The seventh largest island in the Mediterranean and also the most populated one, Mallorca with its typical Mediterranean climate, is a hub for tourists for its warm summer, but late winter is also an amazing time to visit the island and get mesmerised by its beauty. Here are few reasons why one should probably visit during the late winter:
Almond blossom –
When the worst of the Mallorca winter is finally subsided, and the sky is blue with a touch of liveliness, the island is nothing but hundred and a thousand’s mixture of approximate four million almond trees, decorating the place, then yes you are in Mallorca in its late winter and it is indeed time for bliss. The story says that these were once planted by a Moorish ruler, who wanted to woo his Scandinavian queen, who was tired of winter around her. The late winters in Mallorca is the perfect time for a wonderful occasion for stately homes, now turned into luxury hotel, offering the best of the best spa experience.
When summers are more of swimming and surfing, why not use the winter to catch up with some golf lessons? The golf courses of Mallorca offer the best of the instructors and golf courses, with slashed price. The upmarket Son Vida on the outskirts of Palma, is a must for all golf lovers. Also indulge in the three courses, Son Quint, Son Vida and Son Muntaner, the best places, also very close to the airport.
Away from the city’s hustle-bustle, the quiet and quaint Tramuntana mountain range is a hiker’s paradise. This range of mountain remains untouched treasure, and is completely unknown to visitors. Declared a world heritage site by the UNESCO in the year 2011, this is perhaps one of the best things to do in Mallorca’s mid winter vacation. A fabulous place, situated almost on the trail, many hotels and guest houses remain open throughout the winter, providing hostel services with limited private rooms.
Following the wheel tracks of Sir Bradley Wiggins (cycling) –
Empty roads, sun shining high and bright, and a long trail of cycling along the roads, the island’s dominant plain EsPla, offers an easy riding between pretty country towns, and spectacular countryside gifting the riders the best possible view of the springtime. For people looking for a bigger challenge can also quarry themselves against the roads of the Tramuntana mountains.
The wine route-
Covering more than seventy bodegas, Mallorca makes a point to spoil its tourists with the best wine. The official WINE ROUTE FOR THE BINISSALEM DO is the best guide, thereby helping one and all to spent the day and spoil for the choices of the finest wine.
If summer’s gone and its late-winter here in Mallorca, the complete guided tour of the harbour city packed with a number of shops, bars, cafes, also a great number of exotic restaurants, museums, hotels and diverse nightlife, make up to a perfect holiday destination in Mallorca in the late winter. A number of historical artefacts ooze from its buildings, such as the fishermen’s cottages in Santa Catalina, the mansions in la Lonja and the old Jewish tradesmen’s streets in Calatrava and Sa Gerreria. A walk in the mild winter is a refreshment of its own.