Holidays In Cabo Blanco
Cabo Blanco Holidays at a Glance
Majorca's Cabo Blanco is a relative newcomer to tourism and a perfect choice for a relaxing family holiday among beautiful natural surroundings with a wealth of activities on offer. Cabo Blanco is a headland in the southeast of the island with a fabulous sweep of bay backed by thick pine forest. Once the site of a military base, since the 1990s a number of little towns have developed along the coast offering holiday luxury to budget accommodation, with no compromise on comfort and with great facilities and plenty of shops and local markets on hand.
Who holidays in Cabo Blanco?
Cabo Blanco will appeal to anyone seeking somewhere to unwind amid beautiful landscapes; a change from the main tourist haunts but offering all the fun and facilities of the most popular resorts.
Key Facts - Cabo Blanco
- LanguageSpanish, Catalan & English
- Dialing Code00 34
- Flight Duration2 hours (Approx)
- Distance From Airport10 km
- Airport Transfer (Taxi)10 mins
Just 10 minutes drive from the airport, it will be no time at all before you are sunning yourself on one of the excellent sandy beaches nearby, your senses filled with the sights, sounds and scents of this lovely Mediterranean spot. It is the perfect place to unwind with no danger of boredom setting in as there are so many things to do. Watersports are among the most popular including sailing, snorkeling and diving. Golf, horse-riding are also available, and cycling enthusiasts will find a number of way-marked trails through the acres of unspoilt landscape. You may also see a number of para gliders floating in the cornflower blue sky over the local beach which is accessed via a rocky path.
Cabo Blanco holidays has holidays to suit everyone: families, couples, and groups of young singles. It is also well served by local transport and perfectly placed to be an ideal point for exploring the rest of the island. The capital, Palma, can be reached in about 15 minutes, with its cosmopolitan streets, fashionable shops and cultural and historical attractions.
Evenings in Cabo Blanco are friendly and relaxed, with some lively spots to be found in the popular resort of El Arenal, along the popular 6 kms sandy stretch known as Playa de Palma. There are also many excellent restaurants to choose from, catering for a range of tastes. Book your cheap holidays to Cabo Blanco today with Olympic Holidays. As well as package holidays to Majorcawe offer cheap flights Majorca. For great deals on Cabo Blanco holidays book online today at OlympicHolidays.com
Palma Cathedral: Holidays to Majorca would be incomplete without visiting the magnificent cathedral in the capital Palma. The tower contains 9 bells including a bell know as "N'Eloi" which measures 2 metres in diameter and weighs 4,517 kilos!
Bellver Castle: This 14th century Gothic masterpiece located atop a hill is unusual in its circular construction. The castle is around 3km from the historic centre of Palma.
Drach Caves: During your holiday to Majorca why not visit the fascinating Drach Caves. Why not enjoy a tour of these caves formed by the sea which includes a short classical music concert at Martel Lake.
Circuito Mallorca RennArena With a genuine Formula 1 track to watch, and a go-kart track next door with amazingly fast cars and a challenging course, this is a great draw for speed freaks; be prepared for a physically demanding experience. There is a café to relax in afterwards as you plan your strategy for the next race.
Majorca Trike Tours For a totally novel way to see Majorca, give Trike Tours a go; it's nothing like a toddler's toy! An open air, 80-mile, 4-5 hour fully-guided adventure enabling you to take in some fantastic landscapes and vistas from a unique perspective. Bring your driving licence, or be a passenger, but be sure to get on board.
La Reserva Puig de Galatzò Located north of C'an Pastilla is this lovely nature park with fun family activities for the over 8s. These include suspension bridges, zip wires, rock climbing and more under the supervision of professional instructors in a lovely oak forest. There are also birds of prey demonstrations and a small farm with ponies, dwarf goats and sheep. Refreshments are available from a snack bar and barbecue. When the sun is high, take a dip in the crystal clear pools and waterfalls of Ses Fonts d'es Ratxo where showers and changing rooms are on hand.
Aqualand Just over five miles from Llucmajor city centre, Aqualand is a waterpark offering fun days out for all the family.
Eating/Drinking During Cabo Blanco Holidays
People enjoying holidays to Cabo Blanco can choose from a large amount of upmarket restaurants offering a variety of cuisines, amongst them you will find excellent locally caught seafood. Good local Spanish wine should be tried and is often excellent.
Getting Around on Cabo Blanco Holidays
Buses: Local buses are a great way of getting around during your Cabo Blanco holidays, they tend be quite regular, generally reliable and cheap. Bus timetables are widely available and can be picked up from your accommodation or tourist office.
Taxi: A great way to get around especially if there are 3-4 people sharing is taxi. Abundant in supply, Taxis can be flagged down and are inexpensive, inform the driver on where you want to go and he'll give you a guide price.
Car Hire: A really good way of getting around Cabo Blanco and Majorca is to hire a car. There are plenty of car hire companies in the resort and there tends to be very little difference in price between them. To hire a car during your Cabo Blanco holidays all you need is your drivers licence, passport and credit card.
Cabo Blanco Holidays Shopping
The shopping at Cabo Blanco is well known throughout the island with a variety of designer boutiques and art galleries. Souvenirs and holiday essentials are also widely available alongside leather goods, locally produced pottery and much more besides. There is also a market at nearby Felanitz that takes place on Sundays offering some great bargains.
Holidays in Cabo Blanco - Beaches
Playa de Palma A very long stretch of sand running from C'an Pastilla to El Arenal with a gently shelving sea and a Blue Flag award for its facilities and cleanliness, it is very popular and attracts a lot of tourists in the high season. A feature of this stretch of coastline are the Balnearios, which usually have showers, loos and a kiosk selling cold drinks and snacks. There is a promenade along the entire length of the beach and there are plentiful shops, sun loungers, parasols, pedal boats and sailboards for hire. Also available is water-skiing and beach volleyball.
Cala Pi Named after the residential area it is situated in, Cala Pi is a beautiful, sheltered sandy bay where some old fishermen's huts, restaurants, open-air bars, shops, sun loungers and parasols can be found. It is a popular spot for boats to put into port.
Cala Beltran A secluded rocky creek located near the area of Cala Pi, Cala Beltran is at the mouth of a stream which winds between sea cliffs. It is an excellent spot for snorkeling. To get to it, cross Cala Pi beach to climb a stairway carved into the cliff and take the cliff-side path opting for the right fork to Cala Beltran.
Cala Mosques A small cove of white sand, one of many along this coastal stretch.
Es Rac de s'Arena This unspoilt beach covered with seaweed is an interesting spot for nature lovers, with some sandy areas where the stratification of old sand dunes can be seen. It is situated south of the residential area named S'Estanyol after the small island it faces, and is surrounded by a pine grove.
El Trenc Beach If you travel south from Cabo Blanco you will come to the most famous beach on Majorca, known as Es Trenc. It is several kilometres of pristine white sand perfect for walking. It flanks aquamarine, clear blue waters in a shallow, calm bay, making it ideal for swimming too. With its original flora, it is the only one of its kind remaining in a pure state on Majorca.
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