Majorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and, as all tourist locations, it is an extremely popular destination over the summer. If you wish to dodge the unavoidable flock of tourists that gathers there during the high season and you want to save some money, than September is the best time to organize your vacations in the Mediterranean Sea.
Thanks to its position, Majorca in September is still quite warm and the days are still long and sunny, allowing you to enjoy the sea and the beach in complete relaxation, avoiding the crowds.
In addition to the wonderful beaches of Majorca, there are many other points of interest you can find on the island.
Here are our helpful advices to discover Majorca in September for your vacations in the Mediterranean Sea!
1. The best beaches in Majorca
2. Where to sleep in Majorca
3. Palma de Mallorca: points of interest
4. Caves and natural parks
5. The Majorcan dish you don’t want to miss out on
6. How to move around in Majorca
The best beaches in Majorca
Ranging from sand to pebble beaches, from quiet, isolated coves, to the more popular, bustling, fully-equipped beaches, where you will find shops, restaurants and clubs: Majorca always satisfies even the most demanding guests.
Of all the beautiful beaches in Majorca, the ones you don’t want to miss are:
– Cala Figuera, North-West of Majorca, this beach is a bit hard to reach, as it is only accessible on foot or by boat, but all these efforts are paid in full by its beauty and its turquoise water.
– S’Arenal de Sa Rapita, the largest beach in the capital of the Balearic Islands.
This is the perfect beach for windsurfing enthusiasts, but if you just want to relax under the sun, don’t worry, here you will have more than a mile of the finest sand beach at your disposal.
S’Arenal de Sa Rapita is equipped with small restaurants where you will be able to taste delicious fish-based meals.
– Cala Tuent is a wild bay about 170 metres long at the feet of the Sierra de Tramuntana. You will be able to do some windsurfing here too.
– Es Trenc is definitely one of the most beautiful beaches in Majorca. The view it offers to its visitors is breathtaking: 3 Miles of white sand and a crystal clear sea.
This beach, extremely popular in August, is perfect out-of-season.
– Cala Mondragó, with its inlets bound by a low cliff, is one of the most beautiful corners of Majorca. Located West of Cap Ses Salines, it has been declared a Natural Park in 1992. It is surrounded by pines, lentiscus and brooms. A real piece of heaven.
Where to sleep in Majorca
In Majorca you are spoilt for choice, as a matter of fact the island is teeming with accommodation facilities of all kinds.
The following are some of the most popular hotels in Majorca according our customers:
1. The Manaus Hotel (3 stars) in El Arenal
2. The Hotel Iberostar Royal Playa de Palma Aparthotel (4 stars) in Playa de Palma
3. The Hotel THB Gran Playa (4 stars) in Can Picafort
And if you are looking for a particular hotel in Majorca, check out all our hotel suggestions, filtering them based on their locations, star rating, price, and our customers’ feedback. It’s the easiest way to find what you are looking for.
Palma de Majorca: points of interest
Palma de Mallorca is the capital of all the Balearic Islands.
You should definitely visit the Cathedral of Majorca, near the beach, the Arabian Baths, dating back to the Arabic settlements, and the Bellver Castle, one of the most famous buildings in all of Spain, built on the ruins of an Islamic site.
At the Bellver Castle, you will also be able to visit an archaeology museum and enjoy a wonderful view of the bay.
Art lovers can’t miss the Museo de Arte Español Contemporáneo, house of many paintings of artists such as Joan Miró, Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso.
Caves and natural parks
This island of the Balearic Archipelago is home to many natural wonders.
Some of the most famous caves we suggest visiting are the Dragon’s Caves, where classical music concerts are held, the Caves of Artà with their particular stalactite formations, and the Caves of Hams, that offer a surreal atmosphere thanks to their particular illumination.
Of all the Natural Parks in Majorca, you can’t miss the Cabrera Archipelago, with its unforgettable seabed, the Albufera Nature Park and the Mondrago Natural Park, where you can observe dunes, beaches and coral reefs.
The Majorcan dish you don’t want to miss out on
The Majorcan cuisine is characterized by dishes based on meat, fish, legumes and vegetables, and many other ingredients, typical of the Mediterranean diet.
A recipe you don’t want to miss out on is the ensaimada, a typical spiral-shaped dessert of Majorca, recognized in 1996 as a Protected Geographical Indication product.
Made from simple ingredients (wheat flour, water, eggs, yeast, lard, and sugar), its flavour is enthralling.
Our users suggested a historical bakery in Majorca where you will be able to taste an unforgettable ensaimada.
How to move around in Majorca
The island is large, so the best way to explore it is by car, with a map at hand!
Once at your destination, or even on-line if you prefer, you will be able to rent a car, the best means of transportation to move in complete autonomy, reaching even in the less travelled areas.
Enjoy your trip in Majorca in September, among historical beauties, natural wonders and enchanting beaches, thanks to our advice.