These are the 10 best plans to do with children in Mallorca:
Mallorca is the largest island in the Balearic Islands and is the sixth largest island of the Mediterranean Sea. It is famous for its crystalline waters and invites you to make the most of its beautiful and clean beaches, or to practice countless water activities adapted for the whole family.
Majorcan beaches are surrounded by magnificent landscapes, therefore the Island of Mallorca is the perfect place to enjoy your vacations. And for nature lovers, the island has the most beautiful natural parks in all of Spain.
Majorca offers many options to enjoy with the whole family and especially activities aimed at children. Ideal for any season of the year. Discovering Mallorca is living one of the most exciting experiences you can ever forget.
These are the 10 best plans to do with children in Mallorca:
1.- Beaches and coves
Undoubtedly, the island of Majorca is one of the most popular tourist destinations for the beauty of its beaches, with white sands and clear turquoise waters that invite you to enjoy a good bath or to practice some water sport with your children.
Sometimes you need to hike to discover some of the nicest beaches. Mallorca has a wide network of trails, which lead to paradisiacal places to share walks with children. Some of these roads lead to beaches and coves of incomparable beauty, while others take us to wooded areas.
Among the beaches and coves that cannot be missed are: Playa de Es Trenc, Cala Sa Calobra, Cala Pi, Cala Mitjana, Playa de Formentor, La Cala Mondragó.
2.- Theme parks
The island has a big number of theme parks, to combine the fun of the beach with the diversity of activities offered by these places of recreation, especially designed for the entertainment of the little ones of the family. Best theme parks that are worth mentioning: Palma Aquarium, Jungle Parc Junior, Soller Train, Palma Jump, Aqualand El Arenal, La Granja de Esporles, among others.
Mallorca is famous for many caves that can be found throughout its geography. Although the exact number is unknown, there aue supposed to be more than 4,000, as many of them are privately owned, or their access is almost impossible by geographical location. Of these caves, we can mention the most important to visit with your children in Majorca: Cuevas del Drach, Las cuevas del Hams, las Cuevas de Génova, Las Cuevas de Campanet, y Cuevas de Artá.
4.- Excursion to Natural Park Sa Dragonera
To get to this lush little island you must take a boat in Sant Elm. Once you get to the island, you can go on excursions to the caves, go diving, snorkeling, you can visit the lighthouse or the Llebeig tower. It is necessary to request a special permit from the Consell de Mallorca to visit the park with your children.
5.- Horse riding
Mallorca offers an extensive number of places to enjoy a horse ride, some of them can be done on the beach, others in the mountains with spectacular views. The routes can be of short duration or even of several days and in small groups.
6.- Natural Parks
The island of Mallorca, apart from having the best beaches in the entire Mediterranean area, has extensive areas of the most beautiful Natural Parks in all of Spain. With a very characteristic flora and fauna of the area and with imposing landscapes that will fascinate every nature lover.
Among the Natural Parks we can mention: Maritime Terrestrial National Park of the Cabrera Archipelago, Natural Site of the Serra de Tramuntana mountains, Natural Park of s'Albufera, Natural Park of Mondragó and Natural Park of the Llevant Peninsula.
7.- Castles worth visiting in Majorca
Another great attraction to do with children in Mallorca, is visiting its castles, which are part of Majorcan history and its landscape. Some of them, of uncertain origin, others from the Roman era, but all with the function of protecting the population and giving refuge in case of difficulties. Some of these Castles are: Castle of Alaró, Castle of Santueri, Castle of Bellver, Castell del Rei, Castle of Capdepera, Castle Museum of San Carlos and the Castle of Punta de n’Amer.
8.- Puig de Galatzó
In the Serra de Tramuntana mountains in the bottom of the Puig de Galatzó, there is La Reserva Puig de Galatzó nature, wildlife and adventure park, where you can appreciate a very diverse flora varied by height changes, it also has an extensive variety of fauna, caves, rivers and beautiful waterfalls that you can enjoy taking a tour through La Reserva.
9.- Water sports
The island is the ideal place for activities and water sports with children, thanks to its hundreds of kilometers of coastline, excellent weather, also water temperature is ideal and there are many sport centres that offer all kind of water sports, as well as professional clubs with their first class infrastructure. Therefore Majorca is simply the best place offering a truly extraordinary experience. Among the variety of water activities we name only some of them worth mentioning: stand up paddle, diving, snorkelling, kitesurfing, kayaking, windsurfing, jet skis, water skiing, scuba diving, among others.
10.- Grande Park Ranch
The ranch is located in the north of Mallorca, in Son Serra de Marina, and it offers a totally different picnic experience. Children will have the opportunity to enjoy many attractions such as playground, soccer field, inflatable castle, they can also visit the small zoo where they will have the opportunity to see different animals; or enjoy a horse ride.
Hoteles Saint Michel chain
Our hotel chain has 16 hotels located in the best areas of the island of Mallorca, you can choose the type of accommodation that suits the most your tastes and needs. You can even take advantage of the “children free” offer in specific dates in some of our hotels.
Hoteles Saint Michel offers you the hotels that will surely meet your needs: all inclusive, direct access to the beaches and a great variety of activities and the best team of professionals that will make our stay a magical and unforgettable experience.