The Balearic Islands, a paradise bathed by the Mediterranean Sea

In the midst of all the hype surrounding travelling, travelling and then travelling some to see absolutely everything there is and more, very few people realise that they have seen so much of the world that they’ve forgotten to explore their own neighbourhood, the things nearest to them: their own country. One of those places, unknown to many (even if it’s well known by word of mouth) is the Balearic Archipelago.

Gently rocked by the intensely, beautifully coloured turquoise Mediterranean Sea, the Balearic Islands are the perfect destination for an unforgettable and unbeatable summer holiday. In this region the large island Mallorca rules. Those who choose Mallorca can not only enjoy the magic of beaches like Muro, Ses Covetes and Cala Mondragó, they can also discover the beauty of the Tramuntana mountains.

Mallorca is also a place where you can enjoy tourism in all its forms, whether you travel on your own, as a couple, with friends or with family since the island offers plenty of hotels that are designed for every kind of travel. Hotels that really do offer families everything they can possible ask for, and this at an excellent price to boot.

Smaller, but just as large where spirit is concerned, is the island Menorca. This island (much more natural and authentic than its neighbours) has a certain maritime touch and is ‘little exploited’, which means visitors surrender themselves to its magic at the very first visit. The most famous places to visit? Ciutadella, Mahón and other special places such as Fornells.

Known as the Pityusic Islands, Ibiza and Formentera are a totally different case. Two islands with a common language but a completely different accent and a more natural, unique way of life – more hippie-style. Ibiza might be the perfect place to enjoy an intense nightlife, but Formentera is an ideal destination if you want to fall in love with beaches and intensely blue waters.

Cala Agulla


Where to stay on the Balearic Islands?

As we stated previously, out of the four islands Mallorca is the island best suited to those who enjoy travelling as a family. It’s an island where you can enjoy long walks by the sea, dozens of attractions and – of course – guaranteed rest in perfect, family-friendly hotels. Our recommendation? That would be the Green Garden Aparthotel, a hotel surrounded by gardens located on the beautiful beach Cala Agulla.

Part of the innate magic that makes us all fall in love with the Balearic Islands is to be found on the white island, Ibiza, a destination where you can find hotels such as Tropic Garden Aparthotel where you can enjoy a really relaxing holiday.

For those who prefer the maritime spirit of Menorca there’s nothing better than heading towards the area Cala d’en Bosch to stay in a hotel like Marinda Garden Aparthotel. Apart from a perfect breakfast buffet, this family hotel also offers free wifi and mini golf.

Mallorca, an ideal destination for winter sports workouts

Located in the gentlest Mediterranean area and with a climate that remains mild (except for the months of December, January and February, in which the thermometer touches below zero) the island of Mallorca is a perfect holiday destination for families, couples and groups of friends. Mallorca, for its size and shape, is a place where you can enjoy unique panoramas, in which to discover an extensive catalogue of flora and fauna and in which you can practice sports in unique conditions.

Beyond these water sports practiced assiduously in Mallorca (sports such as sailing, kayaking, kite surfing, surfing or paddle surfing, among many others), the island is ideal for athletes from many other disciplines to enjoy high quality workouts in the winter months.


Running in Cala Estancia

On the basis of that practice running in Mallorca is a pleasure to choose the starting point you choose, there is no better place to enjoy the benefits of running than in the area between Palma and El Arenal. This coastal route (halfway between city and country) runs through the areas of Cala Estancia and Playa de Palma and promises not only a unique view but also a flat, continuous and comfortable track in which to practice different speeds.

Cycling by the Tramuntana

To travel to Mallorca in Winter and visit the routes of the Tramuntana is synonymous with coming across lots of cyclists from different parts of the world who choose the island to prepare for the season. Why is this? Its different microclimates, its ups and downs and the many differences between areas make Mallorca perfect for elite cyclists (sprinters or members of international teams) are tested in the same territory.

Hiking from north to south

If the island of Mallorca has anything it is its trails, which are unique and highly beautiful natural paths that are perfect for walkers. With different lengths and degrees of difficulty, the hiking trails of Mallorca are not set in a unique area of the island but run from North to South so do not hesitate to inform yourself about what is best suited to that which you are really looking for.

Hotels in Mallorca for Sports

For those who decide to spend some days relaxing and practicing sport in Majorca, there is nothing better than enjoying a good hotel The aim? Completely endorse to rest without having to worry about anything.

Out of all the hotels in Majorca that are adequate for sports enthusiasts, the Garden Holiday Village hotel by Garden Hotels. A hotel that offers the Garden Sports service, designed to transform sports activities into authentic extrasensorial experiences “made in Majorca”.

Relax plans: spa hotels in the north of Majorca

Majorca and the Balearic Islands are popular relax destinations where to enjoy the quiet atmosphere, the sun, the beach and delicious Mediterranean food, disconnect, dance all night long at exclusive parties…and northern Majorca offers the maximum relax at its amazing spa hotels. These new hotels are perfectly renewed and are perfect for a relaxing and healthy holiday.

Main spa benefits

Jacuzzi and heated waters must always be included at spas, but also massages and relax therapies

We can find 4 groups of benefits:

  1. Beauty: hydro-massage techniques, facial massages or specific skin treatments are essential for you to look perfect in summer. These treatments have usually Asian origins.

  2. Physical health: many body injuries are caused by stress. We accumulate tension in our neck and lumbar vertebrae. For this reason, we suggest you a weekend getaway to a spa hotel in Majorca, where certified professionals specializes in posture restoration in order you to face your following summer holidays.

  3. Emotional health: constant stress is the main cause of depression and illness. We accumulate tension and we must stop this if we want to avoid body injuries and pain. For this reason, spa hotels are great to disconnect from everything and indulge yourself.

  4. Love and family relationships: spend some time with your beloved ones, avoid tensions, forget about daily routines…all these and much more in the north of Majorca with spectacular sea views.

Northern Majorca is easily accessible, affordable and safe for kids. It’s perfect for a friends getaway or a romantic escape: sea, mountains, gourmet gastronomy and relax. This side of the island offers us the best spa hotels in Majorca.

    1. Playa Garden Selection Hotel & Spa, in Playa de Muro, Alcudia. A fabulous 4-star hotel offering excellent guest services.

    2. Hotel & Spa Ferrer Concord

    3. Son Brull Hotel & Spa

Hotel rooms Playa Garden hotel

Hotel rooms Playa Garden hotel

Are you travelling to Majorca with your couple? You must read this!

Majorca is a destination you can visit all over the year, thanks to its excellent hotel and activities offer.

This charming island is full of beautiful beaches, traditions, adventures, experiences, culture and gastronomy…It’s the perfect destination for you special holiday.

You cannot miss the opportunity of visiting Palma de Mallorca, and the entire island, enjoying its culture, its beautiful beaches, its sunny weather and all the island hidden treasures.

The perfect place for surprising your couple

Cala Millor, Majorca

Cala Millor, Majorca

Even if Saint Valentine Day is over, there’s no excuse not to enjoy Majorca with your couple. There are many activities to do together and you can also stay at an only adult themed hotel in an exclusive area of Majorca. The hotel Cala Millor Garden is a cosy hotel for couples and friends’ groups, where you can relax and do a wide range of activities inside the hotel. If you like the sun and the beach, and you would love to visit Majorca, pay attention to the services that Garden Hotels offers you at its most exclusive hotels.

What Cala Millor Garden offers me in Majorca?

A huge hotel in the touristic area of Cala Millor, on the east side of the island. It includes more than 150 rooms, 3 big outdoor pools where you can spend great moments with your partner.

One of its key factors is the garden alongside the hotel in Cala Millor, of more than 2.500 quadrat meters, where you can take a walk with your couple and enjoy the sunny weather in Cala Millor or the beaches in Sa Coma or S’Illot  nearby.

Spa, sauna, jacuzzis, bright rooms, dance and yoga lessons…a relaxing experience without leaving the hotel.

Moreover, it has great restaurants offering gourmet Majorcan food, gourmet buffets or delicious feasts with high quality products.

Why Cala Millor Garden hotel is my best choice in Majorca?

From the the Cala Millor Garden hotel you will enjoy panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. You will have access to some of the best beaches in Majorca due to its great location in the east of the island, surrounded by charming places and secret caves.

You can visit the small town of Cala Bona, near the hotel; Sa Coma and S’Illot, both offering leisure activities for adults and couples. You can also visit Capdepera and its impressive castle, Son Serra de Marina, Canyamel and Drach caves and the amazing beach of Cala Varques.

El Rompido beach, or your dream holidays in Huelva

Despite the influx of tourists that visit El Rompido for several years, this fishing town preserves the traditional essence of a fishermen, workers and early risers’ town. The beauty of its nature and its charm make you wonder if El Rompido should be the starting point of the tour. Some people just don’t want to visit any other place.

Restaurants, water sports, hiking, running, cycling, golf courses and a great range of hotels. Which activities should you do on your holidays in El Rompido, Huelva?

Recommended activities

  • Enjoy Marismas Natural Park, in Rio Piedras, a funny segway trip.

  • You can enjoy a sailing trip in El Rompido with your couple or you can also win someone’s heart while watching the sunset accompanied by a wine or champagne bottle…What a delight!

  • Karting race in Cartava, a karting circuit within 10 kilometers of El Rompido.

  • You can practice windsurf in El Rompido beach with personalised lessons depending on your expertise or requirements.

  • Visit Los Zuñiga castle, a military building that guarded Rio Piedras shores. It was restored in the last century and now is a National Monument.

  • Dive in Flecha del Rompido and admire the fauna and flora of the Atlantic Ocean. You will never forget this incredible experience.

4-star hotel in El Rompido, Huelva

4-star hotel in El Rompido, Huelva

Accommodation recommendation

If you want to live your dream holidays in Huelva, and particularly in El Rompido, you should choose a hotel that fits your needs. After reviewing all opinions and evaluations, the luxury hotel chain Garden Hotels is the perfect choice. It doesn’t just include luxury rooms at reasonable prices, but a great spa.

Garden Playanatural Hotel is also designed for athletes, both experts and beginners. It has football, tennis and basketball facilities. Finally, it also has a gym open to all guests.

Hotels for sport lovers in Majorca

Sport fever is significantly increasing in Spain. And few are those who have a hobby that makes them sweat and break the sedentary lifestyle of our routine. Joggers, football Player, ramblers and hikers, surfers…Everyone seeks to change their life rhythm, inside or outside the gym, and there are many of those who enjoy their holiday balancing their body and soul.

Following this trend that seems to be here to stay (hope it last, because it’s healthy), the hotel industry has responded and there are many hotel chains have decided to transform their classic hotels and turn them intoreal oasisof wellbeing and sports. One of these firms is, undoubtedly, Garden Hotels, with their sport hotels in Majorca, has marked a before and after in the way of understanding holidays.

The main idea is offerall kindof services and amenities specially designed for sports enthusiasts in the hotel: from stationary bicycles to fitness rooms and complete sessions with professional trainers outdoors. These accommodations, like the Playa de Muro hotel ( Playa Garden Selection Hotel & Spa ) that have combined the regular services of a holiday beach hotel in the north of Majorca with the specific services of a real sports centre, routes, equipment , special discounts for activities on the surrounding areas …

Also, Garden Hotels wanted to go a little further and have brought to light Garden Sports, a unique idea of accommodation for sportspeople who can book with advantages in all its facilities and enjoy the best service during competitions or training trips.

Demand has responded even better than expected and the hotel chain is constantly expanding its services, integrating into the sports offer of hotels in Majorca to its Almeria and Huelva hotels.

For more specific information and reservations, you can directly visit the official website of the hotel chain that also includes interesting discounts and considerable savings in the reservations without middlemen.