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Holidays to the Balearics 2017 / 2018

The Balearic Islands are located within the Mediterranean Sea midway between Spain and the North coast of Africa, the Balearic islands offers it’s visitors countless blue flag beaches with crystal clear waters, warm climates and breath-taking scenery. Whichever island you choose there will be a holiday in the balearics to suit you, from luxury boutique hotels with swim up rooms to family friendly hotels with extensive entertainment programme and waterpark to keep the children entertained, the Balearics Island really does offer something to everyone.

Holidays in The Balearics - Recommended Resorts

Majorca

Alcudia - Palma Nova - Magaluf - Sa Coma

Majorca is the largest of the Spanish Balearic Islands and a perennial favourite with British families, attracted by its powdery-soft beaches, shallow waters and cultural attractions. Once you’ve admired the beautiful Majorcan sunset, take a relaxing stroll into one of many beautiful villages, rocky coves or quaint harbours. Here you can enjoy an extensive range of excellent cuisine in the cosmopolitan restaurants, fresh olives sourced from local olive groves and the finest Spanish sangria produced in Majorcan vineyards. Of the recommended resorts, Magaluf & P{alma Nova are famous for their party atmosphere, whereas Alcudia and Sa Coma have a more relaxed atmosphere.

Menorca

Cala'n Forcat - Cala'n Bosch - Mahon

Menorca is host to many pictuesque fishing villages with an abundant choice of local Tavernier’s, restaurants and shops. A holiday to the balearic islands offers everything you need for a relaxing family break. The tranquil unspoilt beaches, secluded coves and harbours, warm, crystal-clear waters as well as traditional culture offer a myriad of natural historical attractions and scenic splendours to enjoy. 

Ibiza

Es Cana - San Antonio - Playa D’en Bossa

Ibiza, a pretty Balearic Island boasts glorious beaches of golden sand, Mediterranean serenity, hidden sandy coves, cultural attractions and cliffs garlanded with wild flowers at sleepy resorts like Portinatx which is situated on the north of the island. Enjoy traditional exploits such as eating a locally-caught seafood platter, whist watching the catch being brought in at the cobbled harbour in the breath-taking marina’s such as Ibiza Town . And for those that love their nightlife, Ibiza has plenty to offer to keep you entertained throughout the night.

Booking Ahead – Balearics in 2017 / 2018

If you’re looking to save money, then why not book ahead? - Great holiday deals and packages are now available for Balearic holidays in 2017/18.

Booking ahead for your 2017/18 holiday to the Balearic islands has many advantages. Especially for families who are looking to save money. Parents can book holiday time off in advance so they can reserve the time off forthcoming school half term and summer holidays.

Book a Balearic island package holiday for next year and save money now.

Book Balearic Islands Holidays For 2017 / 2018

Here's just a small taste of our latest holiday deals to the Balearics. If none of these take your fancy, you can use the simple search at the top of this page to find your perfect Balearics holiday, or if you'd like us to do the hard work for you, simply give our team of travel experts a call and they will be more than happy to help you find the perfect trip. Whether you're looking for the peace and tranquility of Menorca, the family friendly resorts of Majorca or maybe sampling the nightlife of Ibiza, we have the right deal for you. With such a wide range of resorts, short flights from the UK and sensible prices, the Balearics really do have something for everyone.

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All prices are based on 2 adults sharing. Prices & availability correct at the time offers were generated and are subject to change at any time.

Balearics – Holiday Destination Information

Key Information: The Balearic Islands are a group of Mediterranean islands that are a part of Spain. They are renowned for their hot weather and sunny beaches, as well as for their tourist oriented centres. They are some of the most popular beach holiday destinations in the world due to their cheapness and great weather conditions.

Ideal Time to Go: The Balearic Islands tend to have nice warm weather throughout most of the year; however, during October they can experience thunderstorms, so try to book your holiday at least a month later or ahead of October if possible.

Weather: The Mediterranean climate of the Balearic Islands is very hot near enough all of the time. The average annual temperature of the Balearic Islands is 17.9°C. Ibiza currently has the most annual sunshine hours out of all the Balearic Islands, with 2732 sunshine hours per year.

Flight Time: A direct flight to the Balearic Islands from London is typically less than 3 hours.

Time Difference: 1 hour ahead of UK time 

Currency: Euro (€)

Fun Fact: Jaime I conquered Mallorca in 1229, making it a part of the Spanish kingdom Aragon, he left it to his son as an independent kingdom, but in 1243 it became a part of Aragon once again. 

Top Tip: Make sure to take insect repellent to avoid being bitten. The warm climate of the Balearic Islands means you may encounter some of those pesky mosquitos!

 

How to Get There

Because the Balearic Islands are extremely popular holiday destinations, there are plenty of flights from many UK airports all year round at cheap prices. Many of the UK flights fly to the islands directly, so you don’t have to worry about excessive travel times.

Things to Do on Your Balearic Islands Holiday

  • Go Clubbing! – The nightlife of the Balearic Islands is second to none. People travel from all over the world to party in Ibiza, Majorca, Menorca, and pretty much every other Balearic Island. You shouldn’t have any trouble socialising either as most people you see will speak English, either because they are English or because of the sheer amount of English people who visit the islands.

  • Go Hiking! – Who wouldn’t enjoy a nice long walk through naturally beautiful scenery in the warm and sunny Mediterranean weather? The islands are all pretty much perfect for gorgeous sights and pleasant walks, so we recommend taking advantage of that during your holiday, you won’t regret it!

  • Go Shopping! – There are plenty of cheap shops aimed at us tourists to find in the Balearic Islands, making it a perfect shopping holiday destination. There’s a huge variety of things to find in these large shopping centres, and a lot of them are bargains at very cheap and affordable prices.

 

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