It is the case that tourists tend to think of renting a luxury Spanish villa in Mallorca only in the summer season. Even so, holiday rentals in Mallorca are now emerging as a very popular destination during the wintertime. This may be because you can get year-around cheap flights to Palma Spain but mostly it is the availability of good quality holiday homes to rent from the property owners direct. Cheap flights to Palma Spain in wintertime can easily compete with the more traditionally popular low season holiday destinations like the Costa del Sol. On the island of Mallorca, renting a stylish villa in the resort of Port de Soller can cost a lot less in the wintertime than in the summertime.
A further reason for the increased popularity in off-season bookings is golf. The climate in Mallorca (Majorca) is perfect for a great game of golf with average temperatures of 14 – 18 degrees; Majorca is the ideal location for a golfing holiday or short break. There are 19 excellent golf courses to choose from at the moment meeting this enormous public appetite for Golf on the Island which also demands quality golf holiday in Spain self catering villas and apartments. More and more golfers are finding out for themselves that Mallorca is a bit special for a golfing holiday.
Palma de Mallorca Airport is the entry point to this popular Balearic Island and cheap flights to Palma Spain mean that around 20 million passengers use the airport annually. Flying time from most UK airports is between 2 and 3 hours and on arrival if you are travelling from the UK you need to put your watch forward by one hour as local time is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time. To get to your luxury Spanish villa in Mallorca from the Airport you can use public transport or a taxi.
Holiday rentals in Mallorca and particularly a luxury Spanish villa in Mallorca or Majorca (both spellings are widely used) are sought after because the island has so much to offer to visitors. Mallorca is celebrated for its beautiful beaches, wonderful weather and idyllic Mediterranean coastline and holidaymakers who are book a luxury Spanish villa in Mallorca will have a memorable holiday on this lovely island!
Tourists who book a luxury Spanish villa in Mallorca in one of the fabulous resorts are in for a treat. If the busy resorts in the south of the island do not appeal to you then the northern resort of Alcudia may well be to your taste. It is a family friendly resort with a fine sandy beach and the warm shallow water in the bay is ideally suited for young children. Another resort in the north of the island which has a reputation for its laid-back atmosphere is Puerto Pollensa which has fantastic scenery, lovely sandy beaches and is a favourite with families and couples.
Other top quality resorts where you can book your holiday rentals in Mallorca are the larger beach resorts including Magaluf and Palma Nova to the west of Palma and Puerto Pollensa and Alcudia on the north coast. A day out away from the beach worthy of consideration is a train ride from Palma to Soller. This narrow gauge train has covered this route through the Sierra de Ramuntana Mountains since 1912. The trip takes about an hour and is a beautiful journey as this classic train travels through dramatic countryside with orange and lemon trees dotted about on the landscape. If you have the energy, Mallorca also has some spectacular caves at various locations around the island and a visit provides a great day out before you return to the comfort of your luxury Spanish villa in Mallorca.