When we think of Majorca, the first thing that comes to mind are its magnificent beaches and the variety of water sports that can be enjoyed on this island. However, it is much more than this, and the type of activities you can do extends far beyond that.
In this article we will explain some fun plans in Majorca, with experiences we recommend and the activities that will make your stay on the island unforgettable. At Palma Aquarium we have created different activities in Majorca that will be on your list of things to do on the island, whether you come with children or as a couple, thanks to our experiences for all ages: from diving with sharks to discovering whales in the 3D cinema.
Want to discover 10 fun things to do in Mallorca? Read on to find out about them all!
Enjoying a swim in Caló des Moro and some nearby beaches
As we have mentioned before, Majorca stands out for its coves and beaches, and this is one of the most famous ones on this island. It is a cove located in Santanyí, in the south of Majorca. Its crystal clear water and the rocky walls that surround it will make your photographs look spectacular.
While you are visiting Caló des Moro, we suggest you get to know the overflowing Majorcan nature through the Mondragó Natural Park, which is very close to the cove. And finally, if you feel like going to the beach, there are some wonderful coves nearby, such as Cala Llombards and Cala d’Or, also with dazzling turquoise waters.
Sunset from Cape Formentor
Going to see the sunset at Cape Formentor is one of the most emblematic fun things to do in Mallorca, and it has become a symbol of nature. To visit this place you have to walk along a path that is characterised by its curves but is also full of viewpoints from which you can see the crystal clear waters of the island and take some incredible photos.
On the way to Cape Formentor you will find the beaches of Formentor, where you can stop and enjoy a magnificent swim. Finally, once you reach the cape and the lighthouse, you can enjoy splendid views and an incredible sense of calmness.
One of the most perfect times to visit this place is at sunset, as you will be able to contemplate one of the most impressive sunsets, with an infinite view of crystal-clear waters and the incredible rock formations characteristic of the area.
Visiting Palma’s old quarter
Old quarters are usually the most attractive places in any city, and Palma de Majorca’s is where you’ll find the majestic cathedral of La Seu, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Almudaina Palace.
Strolling through its narrow streets you will see the spectacular Gothic arcades and courtyards, as well as small, cosy squares that are perfectly preserved. Among its streets you will also find cafés that maintain the essence of the island with the best “ensaimadas”, which you can enjoy quietly in the sun and sea views.
The best thing to do in Majorca in the old town is to cycle around the streets and simply admire the buildings and their unique beauty.
Discover Sóller’s treasures
Sóller is considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. This small Majorcan village is an important historical centre for the island. Strolling around its oldest streets you can see years and years of history.
Sóller has one of the most beautiful harbours on the island, so we recommend you take an afternoon just to stroll around the harbour and take a break in one of the harbour restaurants to enjoy Majorcan gastronomy with the best views.
It is an excellent place to hire a sailing tour around the area or to start the route to Cape Formentor to enjoy an unforgettable sunset.
Visiting the wineries of Majorca
Of course, we can’t forget about wine lovers. This is one of the fun plans in Mallorca that you will enjoy the most with friends or family (if you are all adults). It is worth mentioning that in recent years, the reputation of Mallorcan wine has sky-rocketed, so there are several routes to visit various wineries on the island.
With this plan in Mallorca you will be able to discover the great variety of Mallorcan grapes up close. You can also design your own route through the most traditional vineyards and wineries of the island with more than 150 years of history. Discover now the exciting world of Mallorcan wine and give your palate a treat!
Visit Palma aquarium
As we have already mentioned, Majorca is known for its beaches. So, as is to be expected, in summer most of the activities that visitors to this city look for are sea activities. Likewise, Palma Aquarium has gone one step further; offering a unique experience that connects us directly with the Mediterranean and the marine fauna that lives there, allowing us to feel them very close to us.
Do you need fun plans to do in Majorca? Here are some of the many activities you can do at Palma Aquarium.
Diving is one of the most popular activities for visitors in the island of Mallorca. The crystal-clear waters of the Majorcan beaches allow you to dive in crystal-clear waters and discover the island’s best kept secrets. This is one of Palma Aquarium’s best activities for adults, as it gives you the incredible opportunity to dive with sharks. Yes, it’s not a joke! You can enjoy this experience as a couple or with friends if you know how to dive. Without a doubt, it is an extraordinary experience for nature and wildlife lovers. Are you brave enough to dive with sharks?
In this experience you will not only be able to enjoy the company of three species of sharks, but you will also get to know the great variety of marine fauna that lives in The Great Blue, our incredible 33 m long, 25 m wide and 3 million litres of salt water tank.
This is the deepest shark aquarium in Europe, where you can dive with more than 10 sharks and a huge number of fish that live together in this aquarium. It is undoubtedly one of the most exciting experiences you can have in Mallorca.
This activity is reserved for people over 18 years old.
Shark Vision Boat
If you are looking for one of the best fun plans with children in Majorca, the Shark Vision Boat is your best option. It is a transport boat that sails through the shark tank to see these marine animals from another perspective. It is an excellent activity for children and will allow them to get to know one of the most fantastic sea creatures from up close. It is a non-motorised boat and is totally safe for anyone who joins this challenge.A totally awesome fun plan in Majorca for the little ones!
3D Cinema – Whales
In this experience you will be able to swim with the humpback whales of Hawaii without the need to move from your seat. Isn’t it amazing? You will feel totally surrounded by whales, hear their incredible songs and learn all the details of the life of these magnificent creatures.
The film is called “Whales, the giants of the ocean” and we are totally convinced that children will never forget an experience like this. What are you waiting for to get to know these creatures and other activities that we offer at Palma Aquarium for a day full of fun?
Diving with stingrays
Snorkelling with stingrays is an amazing activity for those who want a more daring adventure. This is a plan that can be perfectly done by the family, and represents an opportunity to enjoy the water and spend incredible moments with these curious animals.
Thanks to this experience you will be able to learn a lot about marine fauna accompanied by our professionals and experts who will guide you at all times. At Palma Aquarium we want you to learn more about the Manta Ray while having a great time.
This is an opportunity to get to know our team of experts up close. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in an aquarium? With this fun activity, you will discover the work behind the fish tanks and you will learn how we fight for the conservation of marine fauna. In addition, you will be able to discover our oceans in depth, the immensity they hide, and the incredible amount of things we still have to discover about them.
If you are interested in finding out about the strings that pull Palma Aquarium, this is the perfect opportunity for the curious minds.
Now that you know the 10 most fun plans in Mallorca, we invite you to visit Palma Aquarium or give a ticket as a gift. What better than a small family experience that will allow you to get to know this wonderful island from another perspective through activities for everyone? We’re waiting for you!