Best time to visit Mallorca

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Best time of year to visit Mallorca

The best time to visit Mallorca is the shoulder season in April–May and September–October—days are warm and crowds are few. Most hotels and restaurants are open, and it’s a prime time to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and mountain biking. Hot summers bring a notable surge of tourism to Mallorca, so book early. June–August time is all about beach vacation, parties, and festivities like Nit de Foc. Autumn is still warm for swimming but prices drop. Mild winters bring New Year parties, great deals, and almond blossoms, but tourist services are limited. What a great time to enjoy Mallorca as it is!

11 THINGS TO DO IN MALLORCA (SEPTEMBER 03 - SEPTEMBER 12)

Hiking around Mallorca

February–May | September–October • activity

Cliffs, hills, mountains, canyons, torrents and the valleys of Mallorca await you

Beach Season

May–October • activity

Check out the best and the least crowded beaches in Mallorca

Cliff Jumping

April–October • activity

Overcome your fear of heights, and try a free fall jump

Scuba Diving in Mallorca

March–November • activity

Do not spend all your time on the ground, as the waters of the Balearic Sea hide many unforgettable attractions as well

Mountain Biking

September–May • activity

Some hills are for climbing, some for cliff jumping, and some are ideal for mountain biking

Sailing around the Balearic Islands

April–October • activity

Think of coves lapped by the blue waters surrounded by forests where you just want time to stand still

Bougainvillea Bloom

April–September • nature

Beautiful vines cover many trees and bushes on the streets of Majorca

Boating and Yachting around Mallorca

April–October • activity

Feel the wind in your hair, while a luxury yacht crosses the waves of the Balearic Sea

Prickly Pear

September–December • food

A most delicious taste hides behind the thin and spiny skin

Dolphin Fish

August–October • food

Local seafood is remarkable and delicious

Kitesurfing

April–September • activity

The deep waters of the Balearic Sea are not so scary while atop a gliding surfboard with the wind at your back

13 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Festa des Vermar or Grape Harvest Festival

mid-September • event

100 years before Christ, Mallorca was already making wine

La Festa de's Cavall

August 28 • event

Watch this gorgeous dance of horses

Dijous Bo Fair

November 15, 2018 • event

For two days the city of Inca turns into the capital of Mallorca because of its liveliness, noise, and great number of people

Saint Anthony's Day

January 16–January 17 • event

Watch dancing demons, try eel ensaimada, and have your dog blessed in Mallorca on the Sant Antoni celebrations

Sa Rua and Sa Rueta Carnival

March 02–03, 2019 • event

Check out this small Rio de Janeiro style Carnival on the streets of Mallorca

Sóller Es Firó Festival

May 14, 2018 • event

One of the largest festivals on the Balearic Islands will surprise you with its amazing costumes and noisy parties

Nit de Foc (Fire Night)

June 23 • event

One of the craziest nights on the calendar turns into a real spectacle of fire and light

Sobrasada

mid-October–February • food

Spread it on bread, try it with honey, or eat it separately—try every possible variation of Mallorca's favourite sausages

Lizards of Sa Dragonera

June–August • nature

This attraction is only for those who don't have reptiles on their list of personal phobias

Almond Trees Blossom

late January–March • nature

Fill the irresistible scent of almonds flowers and taste some new dishes made with nuts

New Year's Eve

December 31–January 01 • event

Eating 12 grapes, wearing red coloured underwear and preparing a special cake is only a part of the incredible celebration in Spain

Trempo Salad

June–August • food

Try this fresh, simple, healthy, and tasty snack

Angel's Sunday

April 08, 2018 • event

Celebrate Angel's Day, also known as Domingo del Angel in Spanish, in an ancient castle