If you’re looking to experience the ultimate couple’s getaway in Majorca, you’ll want to discover the most romantic places to visit and the hottest things to do on the island with your loved one. As the largest of the Balearic Islands, Majorca is brimming with gorgeous beaches, exclusive cultural attractions and mesmerising scenery – so why not whisk your beloved away for an utterly romantic experience?
Check out our pick of the six most romantic things to do in Majorca that will provide you with the optimal couple’s retreat.
Indulge in a romantic day at the spa
What better way to spend your day than relaxing and unwinding in a luxury spa with your loved one? Barceló Illetas Albatros is an adult-only hotel that boasts a beautiful U-Wellness centre, offering sophisticated facilities and treatments in a harmonious and discrete environment. Take a plunge into the heated thermal circuit, soak and scrub away your stress in the hot tub and Hamman (Turkish bath) or sit back and relax in the tranquil Finnish sauna.
As if that were not enough, you can both enjoy five-star spa treatments, where you have the option to make a prior booking to enjoy a double massage with your other half. Select a massage of your choice with the ‘Classic for U’ treatment, from a simple relaxation massage, to aromatherapy, to tension relief, to sports. This treatment soothes both the body and the mind, leaving you feeling utterly relaxed all over. Alternatively, you can choose from the additional range of spa treatments which can be discovered here.
Treatment areas are also surrounded by stunning sea views, which never fail to add to the romance.
Take a trip to a vineyard
Venturing to a vineyard is a great day out for wine lovers, and there are numerous bodegas in Majorca that give visitors a very warm welcome and the opportunity to sample some stunning fruits of the vine. Bodegas Angel Vineyard sits in the heart of Majorca’s wine region, in a tranquil area close to the town of Santa Maria del Cami. The vineyard encompasses 20 hectares of French and native Majorcan vines, currently producing white wine, Blanc Noir, oaked white wine, rose wine, red wine and oaked red wine. Tours of the vineyard are available in English, Spanish and German and last one hour. In addition, embark on a couple’s afternoon of wine tasting al fresco, accompanied by Mahón cheese and Majorcan bread.
Bodega Riba, located in Consell is a fantastic winery where you can get to know their finest wines and gain an insight on the thorough work of the winegrowers and winemakers. One of the most popular packages for couples is the ‘Winery Tour and Gastronomical Experience’, lasting 3-4 hours, where you get a guided walk through the vineyards and a tour of the winery, followed by a complete meal served in the garden. Another utterly romantic package is the ‘Winery Tour and Stargazing’ experience, where you can get a guided tour of the winery, a tasting of three wines and appetizer platter, plus a stargazing experience with large high-powered telescopes hosted by expert astronomers. A list of all available packages can be found here.
Visit the gorgeous beaches
If you’re a couple looking for a romantic beach in Majorca, Calo d’es Moro is an unspoiled beach located in the south east of the island near the town of Santanyi, and one of the island’s best kept secrets. Boasting inviting and translucent turquoise waters, this tiny white stretch of sand is bordered on either side by steep cliffs full of greenery and caves, displaying a stunning combination of colours. Although its appeal means that it’s invariably packed with both the tourists and the locals, it is worth the day trip for its impressive beauty and mesmerising scenery, despite the limited space to lay down your towel.
Alternately, Cala Formentor is a gorgeous beach located next to pine forests and mountains with pristine sand and crystalline waters. Pack a picnic, bring a bottle of the finest Majorcan wine, and enjoy chill out time with your partner. If you’re craving an adrenaline rush, you can also share a jet ski and race along the shores together.
Eager to escape the tourist traps and bustling crowds? About 30 minutes from Cala Deià town, Deià Bay is a spectacular small rocky cove with a shingle beach, and two beach restaurants renowned for their exquisite fish. Rocky cliffs curve around the magical waters, making you feel like you’re in a secluded paradise.
Visit the wonderful Port Adriano
Port Adriano is one of the most modern and extravagant ports in the Mediterranean and is unashamedly devoted to luxury. This up-scale yacht port boasts over 52 commercial spaces that supply a wide range of high-end fashion shops, as well as international and local restaurants. Prepare to splash out on ab exclusive gastronomic experience, with a delicious choice of Asian, Spanish and Italian cuisine (none of which come cheap). You can also get a taste of some of the best tapas and paellas in town.
The Port Adriano marina has become one of the most romantic places on the island for couples to take a stroll along, relax next to the glistening sea or explore its shops and art galleries.
Sip on fine wine and sangrias while you witness the island’s most spectacular sunsets, where you can watch the sun dip beneath the sea and admire the beautiful array of sundown colours.
Explore Catedral de Mallorca
Palma’s enormous Catedral de Mallorca (‘La Seu’ in Catalan) is a Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral and one of the city’s major architectural landmarks. Its mesmerising interior details are a sight for sore eyes, not to mention its beautiful and enormous exterior that reflects onto the sea water below, creating a gorgeous ambience for the ultimate evening of romance.
Book your visit here to avoid missing out on one of Mallorca’s ultimate attractions.
Admire the sights from above
To admire the finest views of the entire island, you’ll need to make your way up to the hottest viewpoints in Majorca – some of which can be a bit of hike but all reward you with vistas ripe for Instagram moments. On the winding road to Cap Formentor in the far north-east, way up in the Sierra Tramuntana mountain range, you will come across this gem of a viewpoint – Mirador es Colomer. Mirador es Colomer is a truly fascinating observation deck that is perched over 300 metres above sea level. Take in the mesmerising scenery on this elevated lookout, where you can enjoy the spectacle of panoramic views of the sea and surrounding cliffs.
Book your stay in Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel for a truly romantic and luxurious retreat…