A holiday on one of the Balearic Islands could appeal to everyone and anyone. Majorca is the largest of all the Balearic Islands. The other islands of Menorca and Ibiza are very well-known and attract everyone from young groups, to couples and families. Young people travel to islands such as Majorca for the nightlife, which has become very popular over the years. Majorca's most popular resorts are Palma, Magaluf, Cala D'or, Puerto Cristo and Puerto Pollensa. Not all of the islands are full of lively resorts for young people. Many mature couples and retired people visit the Balearic Islands to experience the culture, lifestyle and history of them. The islands are quite large and together have thousands of miles of coastline. The islands are perfect for beach lovers looking for a place to relax in the sunshine. Being based in the Mediterranean Sea means that there are beautiful clear waters as well as white sands for you to enjoy. The islands may be busy and full of tourist facilities, but there is also a lot of scenery for people to look at, such as valleys, pine woodlands and olive trees.
The Balearic Islands offer so much for people of all ages. Along many of the beaches, you will find many water sports. These include jet-skiing, water skiing, paragliding, para-sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling, scuba diving and riding on inflatable banana boats and doughnuts. There are also many off shore activities such as horse riding and volleyball. Pedaloes are a very popular choice amongst tourists, and nowadays you will find that many of them have slides on the back. Hiking is a popular choice amongst people as there are many country lanes for you to wander. There is so much for you to experience such as palaces and monasteries. Cycling is also very popular around the countryside of some of the islands as it gives you the perfect opportunity to see the sights around you. Golfing is popular on islands such as Majorca as it is a well-known as a golfing destination. The courses are popular but can be crowded so it is important to get there early if you are going to try it.
The Balearic Islands offer so much to everyone including hot air balloon flights. In Places like Majorca and Menorca, you can view the entire island either in the morning or at night and it is definitely one of the most popular things to do. There are plenty of shops selling everything that you could possibly imagine including clothes, sportswear, leather goods, souvenirs, food and electrical goods. There are plenty of beaches for you to choose from, with beach side bars and restaurants for you to enjoy. The restaurants offer all types of cuisine including English, Spanish, Italian and Chinese, as well as many others. There are various bars offering top British DJ's, live music acts and karaoke to keep you entertained throughout the evening.
The weather in the Balearic Islands is very comfortable, rarely going above 30C in the summer and having hardly any rain. For sun worshippers, it is the perfect destination. The weather in winter is slightly colder, however, the temperature rarely drops below 10C. Water temperatures remain high, the temperatures range between 18C and and 26C so it is very comfortable for those taking part in water sports. Between September and November it is likely to rain and be colder so if you were visiting at this time then warmer clothing would be advised.