Whether you are looking for Mallorca or Majorca, this island is the largest of Spain's Balearic Islands which are located in the Mediterranean. In fact, the name derives from Latin with "maior" meaning "larger island" in comparison to Menorca, "the smaller one". The capital of the island, Palma, is the capital of the autonomous community of the Balearic Islands.
Balearic Islands of Menorca, Formentera and Ibiza, Mallorca is extremely popular with tourists, especially from Germany and the United Kingdom. Turquoise-blue seas, golden sands, sparkling sheltered coves, green foliage and rugged mountains. And, while the area is steeped in history with such sites as the Moorish Almudaina Royal Palace and 13th-century Santa María Cathedral, visitors can also experience a rich craftsman and cultural scene with gastronomic excellence.
For families, there are 24 golf courses, a buzzing and cosmopolitan city, theme parks and all the shopping. Whether you want to visit historical buildings, visit the beautiful beaches and international marina, or just relax at a beach resort, Mallorca has it all.