Where are the most beautiful towns in Mallorca?

In this guide I will introduce you to 24 amazing towns in Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain. I have included hotel booking links for each town, along with a map at the bottom.

Mallorca, the largest of Spain’s Balearic Islands, is a tMediterranean island that has captivated travellers for generations. With its stunning beaches, picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and vibrant culture, Mallorca offers a unique blend of relaxation, adventure, and history.

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I have visited Mallorca at least 10 times, travelling extensively all around the island each time. My last visit was in Spring 2022 where I revisited many of these beautiful towns in Mallorca.

Throughout this post you will see accommodation booking links for each town. These links will take you straight to Booking.com where you can see today’s best deals.

Read on to find out about 24 beautiful towns in Mallorca.

​​1. Palma De Mallorca (Palma City).

Palma attracts millions of visitors per year and has one of the busiest international airports in Spain, so it can be a bit ‘touristy’ at peak times. However if you can avoid peak times, Palma is still one of the best towns to visit in Mallorca. See the best rates on Palma accommodation.

These beautiful gardens below are just behind the cathedral and completely free to visit.

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S’Hort Del Rei Gardens, Palma

For shopping, the Placa Major is surrounded by a maze of narrow winding streets lined with small independent boutiques and shops. Meanwhile Palma’s high streets are packed with designer labels and international brands. There is an array of decent restaurants, bars and coffee shops too.

The cathedral known as La Seu, a Gothic landmark from the 13th century, dominates the bay of Palma. Just next door is the Almudaina Arab fortress, converted to a royal residence. West of the city, hilltop Bellver Castle is a medieval fortress with a distinctive circular shape. It was the first circular castle in Europe, and is surrounded by lush green pine forest.

There are several neighbourhoods in Palma, each with a different vibe. Palma also has a cruise port which can berth the largest cruise ships in the world.

The City of Palma was voted the best place to live in the world in 2015 by the Sunday Times.

2. Pollença.

Nestled at the foothills of the Tramuntana mountain range, Pollença is a captivating town that boasts a rich history and a vibrant arts scene. Its picturesque town square, Plaça Major, is a hub of activity, hosting lively markets and festivals. Climb the famous Calvari steps to reach the hilltop chapel and be rewarded with breathtaking views of the town and the surrounding landscapes. For beach lovers, nearby Port de Pollença offers pristine sandy shores and crystal-clear waters.

Pollensa also has a Roman bridge which is still in use, and a mountain locally known as ‘The Puig’. There are 365 steps to the top of the Puig but it is worth the climb for the fantastic views from the top.

This is one of the best towns in Mallorca for holidays in the summer months, when there are festivals and cultural events set in the attractive Santo Domingo cloisters. There are also Mallorcan food markets and even a battle-reenactment (be warned, it’s loud). These events take place in August as part of the town’s annual fiestas.

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3. Sóller.

Surrounded by orange groves and embraced by lush valleys, Sóller is a haven of natural beauty and tranquillity. The town is connected to Palma by the historic wooden train and the equally charming tramway, offering a scenic journey through the countryside. Explore the bustling square, Plaça Constitució, where you can sip on freshly squeezed orange juice and indulge in delectable pastries. Sóller is also a gateway to exploring the surrounding mountains, making it a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. See the best rates on Sóller accommodation.

Wooden train in soller, Mallorca, Spain
Wooden train in Soller, Mallorca

In the centre of Sóller itself is the beautiful church of Sant Bartomeu along with various cafes, bars and restaurants. There is also a wonderfully restored Art Nouveau building housing an excellent collection of art. You can see famous artists such as Picasso, Warhol and Kandinksy on display here.

Like the wooden train, there is also an equally charming tram which takes you down to the port of Sóller where you will find plentiful beaches and bars. I recommend this wonderful tour which takes you on the boat, train and tram all in one trip.

The famous orange tram runs from Soller to Port de Soller, Mallorca, Spain
The famous orange tram runs from Soller to Port de Soller

4. Valldemossa.

Valldemossa is regarded as one of the most beautiful towns to visit in Mallorca, with its cobbled streets and charming squares. The honey-coloured town hilltop town is located about 30 km north of Palma along scenic ascending mountain roads. See the best rates on Valldemossa accommodation.

Its name translates into ‘vale of the muses’ which is very apt. The famous composer Chopin and his partner (the writer George Sand) stayed in the majestic Charterhouse here for the winter of 1838. It is here Chopin composed ‘Raindrop Prelude’, and an annual festival is held here in his honour.

Valldemossa is also said to be the birthplace of Mallorca’s only saint, the beloved Saint Catalina Thomas, who is also honoured here every year during the festivities. This charming town is famous for its well-preserved mediaeval architecture, lush gardens, and the Royal Carthusian Monastery.

5. Alcúdia.

With its mediaeval walls, cobbled streets, and well-preserved historic centre, Alcúdia is a town steeped in history and culture. You can wander through the ancient streets, discover Roman ruins, and explore the vibrant market where you can find local crafts, fresh produce, and traditional goods.

A stone building with a palm tree in Mallorca.
Gate of the ancient wall of the historical city (Old Town) of Alcudia, Mallorca

Alcúdia also boasts a stunning coastline, making it an ideal destination for beachgoers and water sports enthusiasts. See the best rates on Alcúdia accommodation.

6. Deià.

One of the prettiest towns to visit in Mallorca, Deià is known for its literary and musical residents, and is definitely the town to visit if you are an artist or creative type in search of inspiration.

Tucked away in the Tramuntana mountains, Deià exudes a bohemian allure that has attracted artists, writers, and musicians for decades. The village’s stone houses seem to cling to the hillside, overlooking the deep blue sea. Deià’s beauty has been immortalised in literature and art, with the village serving as a muse for renowned figures like Robert Graves. It has been populated since prehistoric times.

Traditional stone houses and tramuntana mountains in Deia. Mallorca, Spain
Traditional stone houses and tramuntana mountains in Deia. Mallorca, Spain

The town of Deià is a very tranquil place, and lots of celebrities have been known to come here for the all important rest and relaxation that fame and fortune often requires.

It is not unusual to see the likes of Andrew Lloyd Webber or Hollywood actor Michael Douglas frequenting the Michelin-starred restaurants here. Deià is a lovely place to enjoy the breathtaking views and peaceful atmosphere.

As you wander through the narrow lanes, you’ll discover charming cafes, boutiques, and art galleries. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Cala Deià, a stunning cove with crystal-clear waters. See the best deals on Deià accommodation.

7. Andratx.

Nestled on Mallorca’s southwestern coast, Andratx is a picturesque town that combines tranquillity with sophistication. Its charming harbour is a haven for luxury yachts and fishing boats. You can stroll along the promenade, enjoying stunning views of the sea and the rugged coastline.

Boats in a harbor with buildings and trees.
Andratx port marina with llaut boats in Mallorca balearic islands

Andratx is also renowned for its vibrant art scene, with galleries and studios dotting the streets, showcasing the works of local and international artists. The town’s relaxed ambiance and scenic beauty make it a favourite among those seeking a serene escape – plus there is a great foodie scene too. See Andratx deals on Booking.com.

8. Puerto Portals.

Puerto Portals is considered an exclusive area of Mallorca. Many consider it the most glamorous town to visit in Mallorca. It houses scores of luxury yachts, top class restaurants, sought-after international designer shopping brands and highly acclaimed real estate.

Aerial drone view of the stunning Mediterranean Yacht Harbour and marina of Puerto Portals, Mallorca, Spain, Balearic Islands during sunset hours.
The Harbour and marina of Puerto Portals, Mallorca

The marina has more than 650 berths and is home to many celebrity figures and their shiny yachts. It is not unusual to see actors, models, sports stars and even royalty here. Puerto Portals is not unlike Monaco or Vilamoura in Portugal in that regard.

9. Fornalutx.

Regarded as one of Mallorca’s hidden treasures, Fornalutx is a mountain village with bougainvillaea-draped balconies, cobblestone streets, and stone houses. Its lush surroundings, including terraced orchards and olive groves, make it a haven for hikers and nature enthusiasts.

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Stone houses in Fornalutx mountain village, Mallorca island.

A leisurely stroll through Fornalutx reveals quaint squares, inviting cafes, and local artisans showcasing their crafts. As the sun sets over the Tramuntana mountains, Fornalutx emanates a beautiful glow which has been captured by many writers and artists. See Fornalutx deals on Booking.com.

10. Banyalbufar.

Perched on steep terraces that cascade toward the sea, Banyalbufar offers a unique glimpse into traditional Mallorcan life. The town’s terraced landscapes show the island’s agricultural heritage, with vineyards and olive groves adorning the hillsides.

A town on a hill with trees and a body of water.
Aerial view of Banyalbufar, Mallorca, Spain

There are quaint squares and historic buildings, and Banyalbufar’s rugged coastline is dotted with small pebble beaches and coves. Don’t forget to try the town’s locally produced wines, which are deeply rooted in the region’s culture and history. See Banyalbufar deals on Booking.com.

11. Campos.

Located in the fertile plains of southern Mallorca, Campos is a charming agricultural town that offers a glimpse into the island’s rustic beauty. The town’s centrepiece is the grand Sant Julià church, which overlooks the picturesque town square. On market days, the square comes alive with vibrant stalls selling fresh produce, handmade crafts, and local delicacies.

Campos is surrounded by farmlands that yield an abundance of crops, including cereals, vegetables, and almonds. Exploring the town’s outskirts, you’ll see windmills that stand as reminders of Mallorca’s agricultural past. See Campos deals on Booking.com.

12. Porto Cristo.

Situated on the eastern coast, Porto Cristo is a coastal town that boasts a unique blend of natural wonders and historical intrigue. The highlight of the town is undoubtedly the Caves of Drach, a network of underground caverns adorned with stunning stalactites and stalagmites. There are guided tours through these mesmerising formations and you can also witness a musical performance on a subterranean lake. Porto Cristo hotel deals on Booking.com.

Emerald lake and old boat among natural rock formations inside Cuevas del Drach in Mallorca island
Lake Martel in Cuevas del Drach

Porto Cristo’s coastal charm is further enhanced by its picturesque harbour, where fishing boats and pleasure crafts sway gently in the waters. The town’s sandy beaches, such as Cala Petita and Cala Murta, offer serene spots to unwind and soak up the Mediterranean sun.

A group of boats in a harbor in Porto Cristo, a town in Mallorca.
Porto Cristo, a town in Mallorca.

13. Santanyí.

Situated in the southeastern part of Mallorca, Santanyí is a captivating town. Its heart is the Plaça Major, a bustling square surrounded by traditional buildings and lively cafes. The town is famous for its weekly markets, with stalls brimming with local produce, crafts, and artisanal goods.

A beach with trees and blue water in Mallorca.
Cala Llombards Santanyi beach in Mallorca.

Santanyí’s charm extends beyond its historic centre, with a vibrant arts scene that includes galleries and workshops showcasing the work of local artists. Just a short drive away, the stunning Cala Santanyí and Cala Llombards beaches offer relaxation on their golden sands and swimming in the azure waters. The best Santanyi deals on Booking.com.

14. Artà.

Up in the northeastern part of Mallorca, Artà is a town rich in history and natural beauty. Its crown jewel is the imposing Sant Salvador Sanctuary, which sits atop a hill and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. The town’s mediaeval fortress, Castell de Santuari, is another highlight, providing insights into Mallorca’s past.

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Pilgrimage church of Sant Salvador in Arta, Mallorca island, Spain.

Artà’s streets are lined with traditional houses, boutique shops, and local eateries. Every Tuesday, the town comes alive with its bustling market. Artà’s proximity to some of the island’s most stunning beaches, such as Cala Torta and Cala Mitjana, makes it an ideal base for those seeking a blend of history and coastal relaxation. Artà deals on Booking.com.

15. Sa Pobla.

Nestled in the northern plains of Mallorca, Sa Pobla is a town that offers a glimpse into authentic Mallorcan culture and traditions. The town is renowned for its annual “Nit de Foc” festival, a lively celebration marked by bonfires, fireworks, and traditional music and dance.

The town’s historic centre is characterised by its narrow streets and charming squares. Sa Pobla’s agricultural heritage is evident in its surroundings, with fields of crops stretching as far as the eye can see. The town’s weekly market is a vibrant affair, showcasing the region’s finest fruits, vegetables, and artisanal products. See the best hotels in Sa Pobla on Booking.com.

16. Sa Calobra.

Sa Calobra is a sweet Mallorcan town in a stunning setting. It is flanked by steep rocky cliffs and two unique beaches. The town is divided by the Torrent de Pareis (a river gorge with excellent guided hikes) which makes it a sought-after town to visit in Mallorca.

The town of Sa Calobra is difficult to reach, but the scenery around it is so breathtaking that it is worth the journey. It also has some nice restaurants and the Blue Boat Tour (even though the boat was very clearly red).

The boat can get a little chilly, so you might want to take a light scarf, thin cardigan or microlight jacket with you.

17. Capdepera

On top of a hill in the northeastern part of Mallorca, Capdepera is a town steeped in history and natural beauty. Its crowning jewel is the mediaeval fortress, Castell de Capdepera, which offers commanding views of the town and the surrounding landscapes. The castle’s well-preserved walls and towers provide a glimpse into the island’s mediaeval past.

A stone castle on a hill in a town on Mallorca island. Beautiful landsacape with medieval architecture, green trees and blue sky with clouds on a sunny day.
Capdepera castle in Mallorca island, Spain.

Capdepera’s historic centre has charming streets lined with traditional houses and quaint shops. The town’s proximity to the beautiful beaches of Cala Mesquida and Cala Agulla adds to its appeal, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a blend of cultural exploration and coastal relaxation. Capdepera hotel deals on Booking.com.

18. Muro.

Right in between the Tramuntana mountains and the Bay of Alcúdia, Muro is a town that offers a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. The town is characterised by its pristine white houses and charming streets. Muro’s historical centre features a stunning church and a picturesque square where locals gather to socialise and enjoy leisurely moments.

The town’s surroundings are a patchwork of fertile farmlands, producing an array of crops and contributing to the island’s agricultural heritage. For nature enthusiasts, Muro provides easy access to the Albufera Natural Park, a haven for birdwatchers and hikers alike. All Muro hotel deals.

19. Petra.

Located in the heart of Mallorca, Petra is a town rich in history and spirituality. It holds a special place in the island’s cultural heritage as the birthplace of Fray Junipero Serra, the founder of several missions in California. The town’s centrepiece is the Convento de San Bernardino, a sanctuary that celebrates the life and legacy of Fray Junipero Serra.

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Ermita de Bonany, Siglo XVII, Petra, Mallorca.

Petra’s quiet streets are lined with traditional houses and historic buildings. The town’s square, Plaça de l’Església, is a gathering place for locals and visitors alike, where you can enjoy a leisurely coffee or indulge in traditional Mallorcan cuisine. Petra accommodation prices.

20. Llucmajor.

In the southern part of Mallorca, Llucmajor is a town that seamlessly weaves history and modernity into its fabric. The town’s central square, Plaça d’Espanya, is a hub of activity, surrounded by charming cafes and historic buildings.

Llucmajor’s impressive church, Església de Sant Miquel, is a masterpiece of architecture, featuring stunning Gothic and Renaissance elements. The town’s streets are dotted with boutiques, galleries, and local artisan workshops, providing opportunities to explore Mallorca’s creative side.

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Watchtower of S Estalella, ,Llucmajor, Mallorca.

The town’s surroundings are adorned with almond orchards and fields, creating a picturesque backdrop for leisurely strolls and outdoor activities. Hotels and accommodation in Llucmajor.

21. Algaida.

Tucked away in the heart of Mallorca, Algaida is a tranquil town that provides a glimpse into the island’s rural beauty and traditional way of life. The town is surrounded by picturesque landscapes, including almond orchards, vineyards, and rolling hills.

Algaida’s historic centre features charming streets, traditional houses, and a stunning church. The town’s surroundings offer ample opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking, cycling, and exploring the scenic countryside. Check prices and availability for Algaida accommodation.

22. Son Servera.

Son Servera is a Northeastern coastal town that blends historical charm with a vibrant arts scene. The town’s focal point is the Església Nova, a modernist church that stands in contrast to its traditional surroundings.

Son Servera’s artistic spirit is evident in its international art exhibition, which showcases a diverse range of creative works. The town’s streets are lined with quaint shops, inviting cafes, and local eateries where you can enjoy Mallorcan cuisine. Son Servera is close to the beaches of Cala Bona and Cala Millor, offering opportunities for relaxation and water-based activities. Son Servera offers on Booking.com.

A beach with blue water and buildings in Mallorca, Spain.
Cala Millor beach Son Servera Mallorca Balearic islands of Spain

23. Colònia de Sant Jordi

Colònia de Sant Jordi is a Southerly seaside paradise with crystalline waters and boundless coastal beauty. The town’s centrepiece is the charming harbour, where fishing boats and pleasure crafts create a picturesque setting.

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Colonia Sant Jordi. Balearic islands, Spain

Colònia de Sant Jordi is renowned for its salt flats, which contribute to the island’s salt production and are an integral part of its history. I recommend learning about the salt-making process and its cultural significance at the Salinas de Ses Salines.

The town’s pristine beaches, including the renowned Es Trenc beach, invite travellers to bask in the sun and swim in the azure waters. Check hotels in Colònia de Sant Jordi here.

Mallorca: Es Trenc Beach with very still waters and white sand
Beach Es Trenc – beautiful coast and beach of Mallorca, Spain

24. Cala d’Or

Situated on Mallorca’s southeastern coast, Cala d’Or is a vibrant resort town that combines relaxation, stunning beaches, and a lively atmosphere. The town’s name, which means “Golden Cove,” is inspired by its picturesque sandy coves and crystalline waters that glisten in the sunlight. See the best rates on Cala d’Or accommodation.

A body of water with trees and buildings in the background.
Majorca Cala Dor d Or beach in Mallorca Santanyi at Balearic Islands of Spain

Cala d’Or’s charming architecture features white-washed buildings and quaint alleys, creating a Mediterranean ambiance that exudes charm and elegance. The town is known for its vibrant nightlife, with a range of bars, restaurants, and entertainment options that cater to a diverse crowd. Cala d’Or’s marina is a hub of activity, with luxury yachts and boats contributing to the town’s glamorous appeal.

Bonus 1: Formentor.

Not technically a town, but still up there with the top places to visit in Mallorca, the Cap de Formentor is the island’s northernmost tip, at the end of a 20-kilometre peninsula. It is where the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Serra de Tramuntana mountain range meets the Mediterranean Sea.

beautiful clear blue sea with mountains in the background.
Cap de Formentor

Wild and rugged, the scenery along this dramatic road is quite spectacular, with viewing points at the Mirador de Mal Pas and the Talaia d’Albercutx watchtower.

This old iron cannon (below) is 340 metres above sea level, on the Penya Des Migdia climbing route, and dates back to c.1690.

Woman with blonde hair sits on the top of a mountain in Mallorca, Spain, overlooking the Mediterranean sea.
Places to visit in mallorca: Penya Des Migdia climbing route, and dates back to c.1690.

There are lots of local tours where you can go into the mountains and abseil down, along with various other activities like cliff jumping, coasteering, canyoning and rock climbing.

 

Bonus 2: The drive from Valldemossa to Sa Calobra.

Not technically a town, but the Sa Calobra road is one of the most spectacular places to visit in Mallorca. Carved into the mountainside, surrounded by lush scenery and full of hairpin turns, it twists and snakes around the mountain and is truly magnificent. For excellent car rentals in Mallorca, I recommend Discover Cars.

Winding road through towns in Mallorca
Sa Calobra Road

If you are into cycling then you definitely need to come to these roads. Former Tour De France winner and 5-time olympic gold medallist Sir Bradley Wiggins is a big fan of Mallorca for cycling. Sir Bradley first visited the island with the British Olympic Cycling Team in 2000:

“Mallorca is a haven for cyclists. It’s so beautiful and the roads are perfect, like a Scaelextric track”

Sir Bradley Wiggins

You can read the rest of Sir Bradley’s review here in Sir Bradley Wiggins’s Guide To Mallorca.

There are lots of cycling clubs and bicycle rental places in Mallorca, and some villas and apartments also come with bike rental too. You can also book onto various e bike tours in Mallorca, like this one which takes you to all the top attractions around Palma in under 3 hours.

Map of towns in Mallorca.

This map contains all of the towns in Mallorca as listed in this post. Click the tab on the top left to see the list of places. Click the blue icons on the map to see more information about each place, or click the star to add to your own Google Maps. 

Which towns in Mallorca to stay in.

So which towns in Mallorca are the best ones to base yourself in? Below are 6 of the most popular towns in Mallorca for hotel reservations. I’ll include booking links for each one, and a Booking.com map at the bottom too.

1. Palma de Mallorca – the urban elegance.

The capital city, Palma, is an excellent choice for those seeking a blend of history, culture, and urban sophistication. With its charming old town, main square, vibrant markets, and iconic La Seu Cathedral, Palma is a beautiful place to base yourself. Stay in a boutique hotel within the historic city centre to immerse yourself in its narrow alleys, boutique shops, and lively tapas bars. Palma’s waterfront promenade, Paseo Marítimo, provides stunning sea views and a range of dining options. See the best rates on Palma accommodation.

2. Alcúdia – historical charm and beach bliss.

For a perfect blend of history and beach relaxation, Alcúdia is a fantastic choice. The town boasts a beautifully preserved mediaeval old town with cobbled streets, ancient walls, and charming squares. Stay within the old town for an authentic experience, or opt for a beachfront resort in Port d’Alcúdia or Playa de Muro to enjoy miles of sandy shores and crystal-clear waters. Alcúdia offers a variety of activities, from exploring Roman ruins to water sports and leisurely beach days. See the best rates on Alcúdia accommodation.

3. Sóller – mountain retreat and tranquil seclusion.

Nestled amidst the Tramuntana mountains, Sóller offers a serene escape for nature enthusiasts and those seeking a tranquil retreat. Stay in a charming rural villa or boutique hotel surrounded by orchards and lush landscapes. Explore the town’s bustling square, Plaça Constitució, and embark on the iconic wooden train journey to Palma. Sóller’s location also makes it an excellent base for hiking, cycling, and exploring the surrounding mountains. See the best rates on Sóller accommodation.

4. Cala d’Or – coastal elegance and vibrant nightlife.

If you’re looking for a lively beachfront experience, Cala d’Or is a fantastic option. This resort town offers a range of accommodations, from luxury hotels to all-inclusive resorts. Stay near the town’s marina to enjoy a glamorous atmosphere and vibrant nightlife, with a variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment options. Cala d’Or boasts several picturesque coves with golden sands and turquoise waters, making it a paradise for beach lovers. See the best rates on Cala d’Or accommodation.

5. Valldemossa – artistic inspiration and mountain magic.

For a truly unique and artistic experience, Valldemossa offers a captivating retreat in the Tramuntana mountains. Stay in a charming guesthouse or rural accommodation to embrace the town’s bohemian ambiance. Explore the cobbled streets, admire the lush gardens, and visit the Royal Carthusian Monastery. See the best rates on Valldemossa accommodation.

6. Pollensa – cultural delights and beach bliss.

Situated in the northern part of Mallorca, Pollensa offers a blend of cultural exploration and coastal beauty. Stay within the town’s historic centre to immerse yourself in its charming streets, lively market, and iconic Calvari steps. Alternatively, opt for a beachfront resort in nearby Port de Pollensa to enjoy sandy shores and fishing village sunsets. Pollensa’s location provides easy access to the stunning Formentor Peninsula and its scenic viewpoints. See the best rates on Pollensa accommodation.

Towns in Mallorca: woman wearing a sun hat looks back at boats in a harbour. Pink flowers in the foreground.
Palma De Mallorca

Map showing hotels in Mallorca.

The map below from Booking.com shows hotel prices in towns in Mallorca by geographical location. You can zoom out, zoom in or drag the map to see towns you are interested in. Click the map to look at more prices, and reserve your room (you can always cancel for free later).

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Here are your Booking.com links again for each town in Mallorca as listed above, all in one place. These links will get you the best price on Booking.com today. It’s always a good idea to go ahead and reserve your room, since you can usually cancel later for free if you need to.

Hotels in Palma De Mallorca | Hotels in Pollença | Hotels in Sóller | Hotels in Valldemossa | Hotels in Alcúdia | Hotels in Deià | Hotels in Andratx | Hotels in Fornalutx | Hotels in Banyalbufar | Hotels in Campos | Hotels in Porto Cristo | Hotels in Santanyí | Hotels in Artà | Hotels in Sa Pobla | Hotels in Capdepera | Hotels in Muro | Hotels in Petra | Hotels in Llucmajor | Hotels in Algaida | Hotels in Son Servera | Hotels in Colònia de Sant Jordi | Hotels in Cala D’Or.

FAQs About Towns in Mallorca

Q: What are some of the most charming towns in Mallorca?

A: Mallorca boasts a variety of charming towns, including Valldemossa, Fornalutx, and Pollença, each offering unique atmospheres and captivating beauty. The most popular tourist destination is Palma, the capital city.

Q: Which towns in Mallorca are known for their historical significance?

A: Alcúdia stands out for its well-preserved mediaeval walls, while Artà boasts a hilltop fortress and Petra is famous for its connection to Fray Junipero Serra.

Q: Where can I experience a blend of culture and relaxation?

A: Pollensa offers a perfect mix of cultural exploration with its historic centre and coastal relaxation in nearby Port de Pollensa.

Q: What towns are popular among artists and creatives?

A: Deià is renowned for its bohemian ambiance, attracting artists, writers, and musicians, while Valldemossa’s artistic atmosphere has also captured creative souls. The jury is out as to which of these two is the prettiest village in Mallorca!

Q: Which towns in Mallorca provide a tranquil mountain retreat?

A: Sóller, nestled in the Tramuntana mountains, offers a serene mountain retreat with its orchards, hiking trails, and peaceful town square.

Q: Where can I find a lively beachfront experience?

A: Cala d’Or is a vibrant resort town known for its coastal elegance, beautiful coves, and lively nightlife, catering to both relaxation and entertainment.

Q: Which towns in Mallorca are ideal for exploring local markets?

A: Most towns in Mallorca have local markets. But Santanyí and Sineu are famous for their bustling weekly markets, offering a vibrant atmosphere and a wide array of local products.

Q: Where can I immerse myself in traditional Mallorcan culture?

A: Sa Pobla and Algaida provide authentic glimpses into Mallorcan life, with local festivities, traditions, and charming surroundings.

Q: Which towns in Mallorca are perfect for wine enthusiasts?

A: Santa Maria del Camí is a haven for wine lovers, boasting vineyards, wineries, and an annual wine fair showcasing the region’s viticultural heritage.

Q: Where can I enjoy a blend of urban sophistication and coastal charm in Mallorca?

A: Palma de Mallorca, the capital city, offers a combination of urban sophistication with historical sites and picturesque waterfront areas.

Q: Which of the towns in Mallorca provides access to both beaches and mountains?

A: Port de Sóller offers the best of both worlds, with its sandy beaches and proximity to the Tramuntana mountains for hiking and exploration.

Q: Which town in Mallorca hosts a unique festival with bonfires and traditional music?

A: Sa Pobla hosts the famous “Nit de Foc” festival, celebrated with bonfires, fireworks, and traditional music and dance.

Q: Where can I experience coastal beauty and geological wonders in Mallorca?

A: Porto Cristo is known for its Caves of Drach, an underground marvel adorned with mesmerising stalactites and stalagmites.

Q: What town in Mallorca is a hidden gem for history and culture?

A: Muro offers a blend of history with its white houses and cultural richness, making it a hidden gem for those seeking authentic experiences.

Q: Where can I explore traditional windmills and historic churches?

A: Algaida is renowned amongst the other beautiful villages for its traditional windmills and historic churches, offering insights into the island’s rural heritage and architectural beauty.

Q: What town in Mallorca is famous for its connection to religious figures?

A: Petra is celebrated as the birthplace of Fray Junipero Serra, a significant religious figure known for founding missions in California.

Q: Where can I find a perfect balance of modernity and tradition in Mallorca?

A: Llucmajor offers a blend of modernity with traditional architecture, a bustling market, and a glimpse into Mallorca’s agricultural roots.

Q: What town in Mallorca provides access to stunning beaches and natural parks?

A: Santanyí is an ideal base for beach lovers, offering access to breathtaking coves and the beauty of Mondragó Natural Park.

Q: Where can I experience a rich arts and crafts scene?

A: Artà boasts a vibrant arts and crafts scene, with galleries, workshops, and a historic market showcasing local creativity and culture.

Q: What towns in Mallorca are famous for their vibrant nightlife?

A: Aside from Palma, Cala d’Or and Magaluf are known for their lively nightlife, offering a range of bars, clubs, and entertainment options.

Further reading: Mallorca Travel Guide.

Public transportation, including buses and trains, offers convenient ways to explore towns in Mallorca. Renting a car is also popular (I recommend Discover Cars – a car comparison website) especially for those who want to venture into the island’s more remote areas. Cycling is a fantastic way to experience Mallorca’s beauty up close.

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