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Cuevas del Drach

Cuevas del Drach (Ctra. Cuevas s/n, Porto Cristo, Mallorca) — located on Mallorca’s east coast, the caves are without doubt one of the island’s most outstanding tourist attractions, extending for almost 1200 meters and including internal heights of 25 meters above the cave floor.   The Caves of Drach were known in the Middle Ages […]

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Castell Romá de Can Blai

Castell Romá de Can Blai (Es Calo, Formentera) – located on a hill in this part of Formentera are the remains of a one-time Roman fort, used to guard crops of wheat and figs that they once grew and exported from there. During the Roman era, the fort guarded the island’s east-west highway and the […]

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Bellver Castle

Bellver Castle (Calle Camilo Jose Cela 17, Palma, Mallorca) – located just outside of the city of Palma, stands a round hilltop castle built in 1309 by King James II of Mallorca. Its round shape is unique amongst Spanish castles. Used as a temporary residence by King Juan I of Aragon fleeing with his court […]

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Banys Arabs

  Banys Arabs (Arab Baths) (Carrer Can Serra 7, Palma, Mallorca) – this is one of Palma’s older structures: a 10th century public bathhouse from the Moorish occupation of Mallorca. This is all that remains of their presence in Palma (known as the city of Medina Mayurqa during the Moorish period). This is a square […]

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Alcampo

Alcampo (Marritxi, Mallorca) – this shopping center offers a huge range of groceries, household & electrical items. That and other types of shops (including apparel). This shopping center is located just outside of Palma (off the Palma – Inca/Alcúdia highway).

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Amnesia

Amnesia (Ctra. Ibiza a San Antonio, Km 5, San Rafael, Ibiza) – this is another long-established nightclub on the island. Launched in 1976, it has since earned a reputation for its foam (espuma) parties, and top-notch DJ bookings.

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About Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands are a Spanish archipelago in the western Mediterranean sea, near mainland Spain’s east coast. The four largest islands are: Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. With these islands’ official language being Catalan and Spanish, they are considered an autonomous community. Given their location in the Mediterranean, the history of these islands go far […]

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Alcanada Golf Club

Alcanada Golf Club (Carretera del Faro, Port d’Alcudia, Mallorca) – this is a 18-hole, 6,499 meter seaside golf course that opened in 2003, located in the northern part of Mallorca. This course, designed by golf architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., is well-regarded by various vacationing golfers. The club takes its name from a nearby island […]

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Amante Beach Club

Amante Beach Club (Sol Den Serra, near Cala Llonga, Santa Eulalia, Ibiza) — this is Ibiza’s most beautiful rural restaurant. Set in a stunning cove, Amante is perfect for anyone looking to relax in a luxurious country setting. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Sol D’en Serra bay, Amante is surrounded by dramatic rocks and […]

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Ajuntament

Ajuntament (Plaça Cort 1, Palma, Mallorca) — Palma’s charming town hall dates back to the 17th century. According to the history of the hall, it was built in 1515 but burned down in 1842. Along with it, the records of centuries of Canarian history and the island’s public archives were also burnt. Today, it is […]