Enjoy sun, sea, beach and Spanish culture while staying in a holiday home in the Balearic Islands. This archipelago consists of six islands located in the Mediterranean Sea. Sandy beaches, cliffs and Mediterranean atmospheres make the Balearic Islands a popular holiday destination for many Dutch people.
In a holiday home on the Balearic Islands you will find yourself in one of the most beautiful areas of Spain. This group of islands, each of which has its own particular qualities, includes of Mallorca, Menorca, Formentera, Ibiza and uninhabited islands Cabrera and Dragonera. Sandy beaches, clear blue waters, cosy villages and an interior with unspoilt nature offer a taste of typical Spanish culture on all these islands. Families and friends can enjoy a holiday full of action, adventure, relaxation and history. Stay in a luxury holiday home by the sea and take a dip in your private pool during your holiday on the Balearic Islands.
Whatever holiday you're looking for in a holiday home in the Balearic Islands, you're guaranteed to be on the right track. For trendy beach bars, tourist shops and a vibrant nightlife you can visit the most famous islands of the Balearic Islands Ibiza and Mallorca. With 7 million visitors annually, Ibiza is a holiday paradise for jet setters, tranquility seekers, ecotourists or last minute holidaymakers. This island is known for the relaxed lifestyle of its inhabitants; as a result, many holidaymakers come here every year to get away from the daily grind. Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and is best known for its tourist coastal towns and good cycling and walking facilities. If you like a bit of culture, you can visit the capital Palma de Mallorca on this island or enjoy an exciting, inland jeep safari or quad trip.
For those looking for peace and quiet, Menorca and Formentera are the places to go for a holiday in the Balearic Islands. These islands are not overrun by mass tourism and are the ideal destination for a relaxing holiday. On Menorca you can find impressive relics from prehistoric times or enjoy an active holiday and take a trip on a Catamaran or go snorkelling for an afternoon. Formentera is known for its gorgeous, quiet sandy beaches and the fact that this small island is easy to explore by bike (which can be hired for a few euros in the port of La Savina). Formentera also has interesting remains from the Roman period. Stay in a holiday home in the Balearic Islands and be surprised by the many opportunities on this archipelago.
During a stay in a holiday home in the Balearic Islands, you can also visit the smallest islands in this group. Cabrera is a designated a protected nature reserve with a rich flora and fauna. You could visit this beautiful island with a guide or enjoy an organized boat trip around the island. Dragonera, the dragon island, owes its name to the many lizards that live in this natural park. This island is located near Mallorca and can be visited as part of an impressive boat trip along the coastline of this island. Enjoy pristine nature in these national parks during a break in a holiday home on the Balearic Islands.
Traditional dishes such as Ensaimada(pastry), Sobrassada (spicy sausage), Sopes Mallorquines (traditional Mallorcan soup), the Caldereta de Langosta (lobster stew) are some of the most popular.
May to June are the best months to visit.