One thing’s for sure: anyone can have a brilliant time in the Balearics!
In Ibiza, party-people, ravers and fun-seeking weekenders share the island with a more subdued, relaxed and hippie-chic crowd of fashion influencers and families. Majorca has Magaluf, yes, but it’s a charming cosmopolitan island offering an array of experiences. Menorca is laid-back and authentic. While in chilled Formentera, the baby of the group, the simple life rules. Just choose an island to suit your pace - good times are guaranteed.
Blessed with fantastic beaches, all major resorts throughout the Balearic Islands offer a wide variety of water sport activities, be it kayaking, surfing, diving, or snorkelling. You’ll be spoilt for choice with boat excursions too, some of which include visits to caves and secluded islands. Cycling has become hugely popular on all four islands, and often the best way to reach off-the-beaten-track places along the coast. Hiking is also a fine way to explore the region, with great coastal walks along the Barranc d’Algendar in Menorca, Santa Agnès in Ibiza and Cala Saona in Formentera.
Whichever island you decide on, our guide will give you everything you need to plan the perfect holiday in the Balearic Islands.
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