Over the past few years, Majorca has emerged as a popular destination for families looking at spending quality time away from the hustle bustle of work life. For people visiting Spain for the first time, Majorca is a must visit destination that offers scenic beauty, architectural splendors and a journey back in time. For beach lovers, Majorca is the ultimate place to be in. Sunny beaches, temperate climate and long stretches of sand captivate travelers coming to this part of the world. Some of the most popular beaches include Palma Nova, Puerto Pollenca, Magalauf and Alcudia.
Although beaches are the biggest attraction for tourists visiting Majorca, one should not be led into thinking that Majorca offers just serenading beaches. There are some spectacular caves to be found all over Majorca. Of these the Caves of Drach situated near Portocristo offer the most breathtaking view to the onlookers. Children in particular, enjoy seeing the four chambers and several thousand stalactite formations lit up by artificial lights. Many tourists take a trip of the underground lake on a gondolier boat which makes the entire experience unforgettable.
Majorca does not disappoint even those travelers who enjoy historical places and monuments more than the lakes and beaches. The city of Palma is a particularly well known historical cities that takes the visitors back to the Renaissance era. There are some truly magnificent churches that were built over a century ago. These churches look grand with lights lit up and therefore tourists mostly prefer visiting these historical monuments at evenings and nights. Another place that a traveler to Majorca must never give a miss is the Bellver Castle that was built in the 14th century. It provides a spectacular view to the Bay of Palma that attracts millions of travelers every year. In all, Majorca is an ideal place to relax and enjoy amidst history and nature.