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Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands in Spain is not only a major tourist destination of the country but of Europe as a whole. It is an archipelago situated on the Mediterranean Sea, which is abounding with crumbling heritage sites, lush green terraces, rolling mountains and isolated coves.


The archipelago is formed by a number if islands, of which the major ones include Minorca, Majorca, Formentera, and Ibiza. The archipelago forms a Spanish province and an autonomous community called the Balearic Islands. Of these islands, Majorca (Mallorca), the largest of all has gradually gained significant popularity over the past few decades. The region has recently undergone a facelift, with dilapidated inns renovated into modern day resorts. Today, Palma the capital of Mallorca is one of the most trendiest and charming cities in Spain.
Talking about Balearic Islands, the Ibiza Island just can’t go a miss. Though categorized as rural, yet the place has quite a lot to offer. The party culture of Ibiza is extremely popular across the globe. Apart from the club scene, the region is also popular for it’s beautiful beaches, which makes it quite an option for vacations.
Minorca and Formentera are the other prominent islands of the Balearic Island archipelago, known for their beautiful beaches and picturesque coves.

Balearic Islands shopping:

 

The tradition of craftsmanship is very prominent in the people of Balearic Islands. They are good at making hand painted ceramics, hand embroidered works, carved olive-wood panels, furniture, glassware, hand made shoes, jewelry and much more. When in Balearic Islands, don’t miss out on the local handicraft market; the variety and flawlessness exhibited in the work of the local people often tend to overwhelm tourists. Other than the handicraft market you also have street side stalls and branded showrooms. So, for all the ardent shoppers the Balearic Islands have quite a lot to offer.

 

Balearic accommodation:

 

The region being a popular tourist destination offers a wide range of accommodation options for tourists who come from across the globe. You can choose from 5 start resorts to budget hotels for putting up.?

Your options include:

  1. Sol Falco Hotel Menorca

Address: Playa De Son Xoriguer, 07769, Cala'n Bosc, Menorca, Spain.

  1. Hotel Hesperia Patricia Menorca

 

Address: Paseo San Nicolas, 90-92 07760, Ciudadela Spain

  • Hotel Es Vive Ibiza

    Address: Carlos Roman Ferrer, 8, 07800 Ibiza, Spain

 

  • The Ocean Drive Hotel Ibiza

Playa de Talamanca, 07800 Ibiza Spain

  • Hotel Port Adriano Marina Golf & Spa Mallorca

 

Address: El Toro, Port Adriano, 07182 Calvia, Mallorca, Spain.

  • Sol Mirlos Tordos Hotel Mallorca

 

Address: Hermanos Pizon, S/n, Palma Nova, 07181 Calvia, Spain

Balearic Islands food:

Tourists can find several different kinds of eateries in the city. These restaurants serve different kinds of cuisines like local Balearic food, Thai, Mexican, Italian, and so on. However, local cuisines are more preferred among tourists.?

 

Regional specialties include:

 

  • Tumbet (baked dish prepared out of layered potato, aubergine, courgette, and tomato sauce)
  • Sobrasada (soft, spreadable red chorizo-like sausage)
  • Ensaimada (spiral-shaped cake, dusted with icing sugar)
  • Mallorcan soups

 

Balearic Climate:

 

Balearic Islands experience Mediterranean temperate climate with comfortable weather through out the year. Summer temperatures and never too high, due to the sea’s cooling influence and winters are usually dry and mild, however there are showers occasionally. Hence, the island can be visited anytime you want given its temperate climate all year round.

 

Here you have a brief description of Balearic Islands. The information discussed here, will help you during your stay in this beautiful region.


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