Landscapes, sport and fun in northern Mallorca

Although every tourist, every traveler and every visitor wants a specific destination; All those who visit Mallorca in the summer months agree on something: Few things are comparable to the natural beauty of the north of the island.

Unknown to all those who prefer leisure of the Balearic capital (Palma de Mallorca) and the southern beaches (like the well-known and paradisical Es Trenc), the north of the island is the perfect place to enjoy scenery of immeasurable beauty, sea and mountain sports and entertainment for young and old. An area formed by geographical points that lend their names to the areas that we are going to tour today. Would you come with us?

beach mallorca

Cala Millor, a haven of peace

Although its population has a very high percentage of young people (when compared with other areas of the island), Cala Millor is a place where you breathe tranquility. A piece of the island where you can experience the word “vacation” in every sense.

In this area of ​​Mallorca not only can you enjoy places of inland beauty like Sant Llorençs des Cardassar but its beaches stun in spots like S’Illot and Cala Bona. So with an exceptional gourmet tour and places where you can practice all kinds of sports, you can understand perfectly why so many people choose it for their holidays.

Can Picafort, much more than a beach

The temple of the spectacular Playa de Muro (that which has led Mallorca to be compared with the Caribbean himself) and infinite sea front strolls, Can Picafort is much more than a beach destination. Perfect for cycling enthusiasts and for families seeking tranquility and leisure, this area of ​​northern Mallorca has everything and more for a perfect holiday.

Can Picafort, Mallorca

Can Picafort, Mallorca

Alcudia, the realm of water sports

As can be inferred from the title, Alcudia is a paradise for lovers of water sports. A destination in which to enjoy the most beautiful Mallorcan landscapes whilst kite surfing, paddle surfing, kayaking, parasailing or even sailing with an instructor.

Where to stay in northern Mallorca?
The northern part of Mallorca is characterized by having high quality accommodation. Hotels with no shortage of facilities for big and small alike, are perfectly integrated into the area’s magical environment. So in Cala Millor our recommended choices range from the Apartahotel Ferrer Isabel (for its excellent service and facilities) in Can Picafort and in Alcudia, the Apartamentos Ferrer Tamarindos and Hotel & Spa Ferrer Janeiro, a unique hotel facing the bay of Alcudia.

Discover Malaga from an exclusive luxury hotel

They say that Andalusia has two capitals, in the West it would be Seville and in the East, Malaga reigns queen. Beautiful, with great temperatures throughout the year, full of history and steeped in international culture and with customs loved by each and everyone (from the first moment); Malaga is a province of discovery, of rest and a place to experience an exclusive holiday full of luxuries … What sort of luxuries?

Puerto Banus

Puerto Banus

Unique routes to discover Malaga

Shopping along Calle Larios

With its history and character, Malaga’s ‘Calle Larios’ is the meeting place of the ‘fashionistas’ who reside in the Andalusian province and this central street hosts local, national and international brands of both clothing and footwear to complete the look. Since at peak times there are lots of visitors who scour the area from end to end, we recommend that the day of shopping along Calle Larios begins early in the morning (at about 10.00 h) or late or the afternoon.

Puerto Banus, a unique place in the world

Although you have to cover a distance of about thirty kilometers, visiting Puerto Banus is a delight. With its harbor full of white houses, the aroma of pure luxury (with Just, Cavalli or Versace boutiques among many others) and their pontoons filled with ultra long megayachts, the port is one of the most exclusive in the world and also one of the most visited by lovers of luxury tourism.

Dining with a Mediterranean background

Whether in the city center or at the port, there is an element that is always present in Malaga: the Mediterranean. With the slight breeze so characteristic of the Alboran Sea (which bathes the coast of Malaga), there is nothing like enjoying a romantic dinner by candlelight with the sound of the Mediterranean waves, with its scent and cooling moisture. A unique and highly recommended experience.

Luxury hotels in Malaga

Select tourism has kept watch on Malaga for many years and has noticed that the city is a hub for the finest of hotels. Which of these luxury hotels stand out?

  • Vincci Aleysa: Located on the exclusive beach in Benalmadena, The Vincci Aleysa is a 5-star, smoke-free hotel, perfect for those who don’t want just any accommodation. Its cuisine and Spa make it one of the most important hotels in the area.
  • Vincci Estrella del Mar: In Marbella and less than 10 minutes from Puerto Banus, you can find the exclusive Vincci Estrella del Mar, a five star hotel in which you can relax as never before and where you’ll discover the province of Malaga’s most select and beautiful side.
  • Vincci Malaga: For those who prefer to spend their days off in the capital, your best choice is the Vincci Malaga hotel. This four-star hotel is located on the sea front.