When you book your cheap flights to Mallorca Spain, you can look forward to a sunshine escape on a paradise island filled with beautiful beaches, remote mountains and picture-perfect hill towns. Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and offers miles of glistening aquamarine coastline.
To experience Mallorca in all its wild, rugged glory, head to the Sierra Tramuntana mountain range near Puerto Pollensa. The Mirador d'es Colomer is perched over 300 metres above sea level on sheer cliffs and offers spectacular views.
Other worthwhile day-trips include the Cuevas del Drach or Dragon Caves, a giant cave system with four connecting caves on the east coast of the island which delves underground with paths that leads visitors to the shores of one of the world’s largest underground lakes in the world, Lake Martel.
When to book cheap flights to Mallorca
Should you be planning a glorious, sun-filled beach holiday to Mallorca, then the summer months of May, June, July, August and September are the perfect time to book your Mallorca flights with Ryanair. If you’d rather avoid the crowds of peak season, then spring and autumn are also very nice times to visit Mallorca.
Spring in the Balearic Islands is a true delight with the almond trees in full bloom, chances of very little rain and perfect conditions for sightseeing and hiking across The Serra de Tramuntana mountain range. Rates for accommodation are also lower – search Ryanair Rooms for the best value deals.
What to see in Mallorca?
No trip to Mallorca is complete without taking in some of the island’s historical architecture, stunning natural landscapes and majestic scenery. Palma’s great Cathedral, commonly referred to as ‘La Seu’ is the major architectural landmark in the city. From its sheer size and undeniable beauty, its spectacular interior features make this unlike any cathedral in Spain. Not far from the cathedral is the imposing 14th century Bellver Castle. It is one of the most beautiful castles in Europe and overlooks Palma from the wooded hillside.
When you fly to Mallorca and rent a car, don’t miss out on the north of the island. The dramatic and stunning scenery from the Cap de Formentor lighthouse, the highest elevated lighthouse of the Balearic Islands is truly spectacular.
Getting around Mallorca
As soon as you arrive in Palma after your cheap Mallorca flights, you’ll find public transport is limited to buses, nevertheless, most of the island is accessible by buses from Palma. Car rental is a great option if you plan to explore more than just your resort.
What to eat in Mallorca?
When you fly to Mallorca, you can look forward to sampling all sorts of local delicacies. Mallorcan dishes make full use of the local almonds, olives, walnuts and the local tomato known as ramallet that is native to the island. Often referred to as ‘peasant food’, Mallorca’s food has a rich history that includes both Roman and African influences, as well as its own traditional Spanish style. Some of the most popular dishes in Mallorca include Mallorcan Paella, the Spanish equivalent of ratatouille, Tumbet, and Caldereta de Llagosta, a stew made from local lobsters caught between the islands of Mallorca and Menorca, said to be the tastiest in the world.