When it comes to adventure and activity holidays, there’s no better place to get your adrenalin pumping than Majorca. From vast cycling trails to rock climbing, scuba diving and snorkelling to off-road driving, tourists will be spoilt for choice when holidaying on this fantastic island. Let’s take a look at some of the top sporting activities to undertake in Majorca!
Majorca is the perfect place to play a few rounds of golf with friends and family, and that’s not because of the amazing climate. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Majorca is a golfer’s paradise, and its courses have the credentials to match its spotless sporting reputation. With over 20 top class, luxury golf courses to choose from, you really won’t know where to start, but believe us when we say each one is as good as the next.
Designed to the highest specifications, all the golf courses are able to cater for families with small children, so don’t fret about bringing your family along. When the weather is cool, and with spectacular views of the ocean, a round of golf in Majorca never goes amiss, and there are a variety of bars, spas and merchandise stores to keep you occupied once you’ve finished. If you’re specifically looking to take a golfing holiday, many of these golf courses are also resorts, so you’ll be able to eat, sleep, dine, shop and place all in the same location!
If you’re a keen cycler, then you’ll surely know about The Challenge Ciclista Mallorca. This year is the event’s 22nd edition, and it’s the most high profile race on the island. Professional and amateur cyclists compete in teams across this four day event, and people travel from all over the world to experience the excitement of the race, and the amazing views the route offers of the island.
There are also a number of cycling training camps dotted around Majorca, that make use of the hot climate to improve the body’s fitness. Why not try a day out at one of these camps, and take lessons in professional cycling from some of the sport’s finest competitors.
With more than five summits, each standing at over 1,000 metres high, Majorca is one of the best places in the world to hike. Guided mountain tours have been taking place on the island for hundreds of years, and recently they’ve started to make a comeback with tourists visiting the island.
There’s always something to do in Majorca, but if you’re looking for something a little out the ordinary, then hiking is the activity for you. Whether you’re looking to go on a relaxing stroll, or challenge one of the higher summits, there’s always a new adventure to experience in Majorca. Always ensure you walk with an experienced guide, and pack plenty of water with you too.