10 Days in Mallorca

August 4, 2014

Es Trenc Nude Beach 10 days in Mallorca

Europe’s summer in all its glory, a visit to Mallorca is guaranteed satisfaction. A small island catering to all senses, you’ll find exactly what your’e after in Mallorca, and still be surprised. 

What’s Included in this Mallorca Itinerary?

  • Essential Mallorca travel tips & itinerary map [This Page]
  • Part 1: Palma de Mallorca city tour [Skip To Page]
  • Part 2: Tramuntana Mountains, Valldemossa, Deià, Soller, Port de Soller & Sa Calobra beach [Skip To Page]
  • Part 3: Formentor Peninsula, beach, Pollença, Cala san Vincente, Sineu Market & Arta [Skip To Page]
  • Part 4: Southern Mallorca, Mondrago beach, Cala Figuera, Ses Salines, Es Trenc beach & Colonia de Sant Jordi [Skip To Page]
  • Part 5: Es Trenc to Palma & shopping [Skip To Page]

A popular summer destination, Spain’s Mallorca, caters to all crowds. Fear not the stories of package holiday resorts and crowded beaches. Our Mallorca travel holiday, at the height of the season in July, was nonetheless unforgettable! With 10 days to spare, we wanted to cover both Mallorca and Menorca but had to ‘settle’ on Mallorca only. Mallorca finally won over its smaller neighbor due to the diverse landscape that offered us mountain getaways, rich cultural & rural history, fantastic beaches, and easier access.

Glad it turned out that way, Mallorca did not disappoint. Mallorca (more commonly spelled Majorca, in the UK) is the largest of the Balearic Islands and easily accessible from most European cities. With a population of just under 1 million and 3,620 km², Mallorca is easy to explore with a great road network and adequate public transportation. The capital, Palma, is a vibrant city and the usual entry point for most tourists.

10 days in Mallorca itinerary

There is so much to do on this small Mediterranean island. I hope you find this Mallorca travel guide useful and that you take the time to appreciate the vast diversity that this island has to offer both in nature as well as in culture. Though we traveled to Mallorca as a couple, much of the itinerary covered in this Mallorca travel guide is applicable also to families with children as Mallorca is very family-friendly.

Looking for a quick read? Here’s a list of the top 10 things to do in Mallorca!

Top Things To Do In Mallorca Spain

Essential Travel Tips for Mallorca:

  • Rough Guide Mallorca CoverDon’t leave for the airport without a copy of The Rough Guide To Mallorca & Menorca. It’s only $17 on Amazon, and loaded with useful info that along with this guide will be your best friends!
  • As a rule of thumb, always stock up on plenty of water, snacks, food, etc. when headed to Mallorcan beaches. You will find that most visitors are well equipped so consider bringing with you cooler bags and ice bags not to mention umbrellas and towels if possible. It’s also a great way to enjoy the local produce while avoiding the overpriced tourist traps at the beaches.
  • Bring plenty of sunscreen even if you are a regular beachgoer as well as aloe vera.
  • It can get quite hot during the day though not overly humid. Consider having large breakfasts and dinners and light lunches.
  • You never know where you’ll find a nice cove so bring with you a good set of snorkeling gear (no need for fins).

Our Mallorca Travel Itinerary Route:

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10 Days in mallorca sample itinerary map



    1. Hi Anna! I actually stayed in the neighboring village that’s called Ses Salines and absolutely loved it. Sant Jordi is a nice place to stay at if you’re traveling with small children. It is very much geared for tourists and has a port (with a beach) that’s hugged by a lot of restaurants. Ses Salines was more on the quiet side, with a classic village center that comes to life at night and with close proximity to Sant Jordi and Es Trenc Beach. I mention in the guide the exact place I stayed at and I would highly recommend it if it’s available. Happy travels!

  1. What a great, concise, approachable itinerary! Exactly, what I am looking for to guide us on our upcoming trip!

    Thank You for providing such a wonderful resource!

  2. Hey Avi,

    Great post! Very interesting and concise. I wanted to ask, how much budget would you allocate for this type of trip? I imagine during the summer season, things can get pretty pricey.


    1. Thanks Shai

      I traveled as a couple in the heart of the high season and the biggest cost was accommodation. We paid between €60-130 per night and stayed in nice places. I listed every place we stayed at inside the guide so you can check the current prices. Overall, it was not an expensive holiday and was totally worth it. Hope this helps. Happy travels!

  3. There’s an ostrich farm nearby which is absolutely fantastic. You can learn about the ostriches as well as feed them and play with them. Very interesting birds!

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