The Balearic Islands are a cluster of picturesque islands in the western Mediterranean Sea, near the Iberian Peninsula. Formally a part of Spain, the archipelago is known for its stunning white beaches, famous nightclubs and first-class beach resorts of Majorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The islands are easy to navigate and well connected to the mainland via domestic flights and ferries. The islands have an inviting year-round Mediterranean climate with warm summers and cool winters, making Balearic Island holidays an ideal choice no matter what time of year you visit.
Ibiza is the party capital of the region. It's a paradise of all kinds of hedonistic pleasures and attracts millions of party lovers throughout the year. Another lively destination is Majorca, which is equally famous for its Catalan heritage, natural beauty and delicious cuisine. If you fancy a change of scene, Formentera is a smaller and quieter island, known for its naturist beaches and hippie crowds.
You'll find a variety of hotel stay options across all the islands, from luxury hotels and spa resorts to self-catering apartments and beachfront bed & breakfasts. You’ll find some of the best hotels near beaches such as Cala Varques in Majorca, Cala del Pilar in Menorca, Benniras beach in Ibiza and Illetes in Formentera. Holidays to the Balearic Islands are so much more than beach- hopping and lounging under the sun, though. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Catalonia and discover iconic sites including the towering cathedral of Majorca, the fortress of Isabel II and the Dragon caves of Drach. You'll never be short for entertainment in the beautiful Balearic Islands.
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