By vida villas | 10 January 2023 | pollensa
Every couple has different wants for their post-wedding celebrations. Your priorities may be to seek only sun, sea, and sand for the duration of your trip, to allow the stress and anxiety to melt away after the process of planning your recent wedding. Or, perhaps you and your partner are a pair of culture vultures, who would love the opportunity to indulge in the historic landmarks and discover the cultural sights of your chosen romantic honeymoon locations.
Whilst a host of beautiful worldwide destinations may come to mind, one underrated country that is well deserving of more recognition is the popular European hotspot of Spain.
Home to a deep-rooted heritage and culture, offering blissful Mediterranean weather, and exceptional gastronomy and landscapes to boot, Spain is one of the most enriching holiday destinations for visitors and a dream honeymoon location.
And of all of the best places in Spain for couples, we can’t help but feel Mallorca offers the opportunity for newlyweds to have an idyllic and perfect honeymoon. This small island off of Spain’s east coast packs a punch and a world of opportunity for couples to explore and uncover together to celebrate their recent matrimony.
So, if you’re here, it’s no doubt that congratulations are in order! And if you are tempted by a honeymoon to Spain, particularly, Mallorca, you’re in the right place. Here at Vida Villas, our expert team has outlined how you can best plan your honeymoon in Mallorca, highlighting the best honeymoon spots, romantic honeymoon ideas of things to do, and when to visit, to help you craft the perfect honeymoon for you and your significant other.
Mallorca offers ample romantic honeymoon destinations and opportunities to indulge in typical honeymoon activities throughout the year. However, dependent on your priorities and wants whilst you’re on your honeymoon here, you’ll want to choose the time of year at which you’ll be travelling wisely.
It’ll be no surprise to hear that, given this island boasts a prime position in the Mediterranean, going on your honeymoon here during summertime offers the optimal weather for your trip. August offers the best weather of all the summer months, with highs of 30°C, and the warmest water temperatures also, reaching highs of 26°C.
However, you will find that summer is the peak season in Mallorca. This means that prices for reaching the island, as well as accommodations and attractions whilst here, are unavoidably expensive and considerably busier.
Therefore, we would recommend making a compromise between visiting Mallorca for your Spanish honeymoon during the prime of its weather and during a season that offers a quieter time to visit, with better and cheaper accommodation and travel options.
Visiting Mallorca between April and May or from September to October, during the island’s shoulder season, is a favourable option when planning your honeymoon to Spain. This gives you the perfect balance between comfortably warm weather as well as fewer crowds and cheaper costs before the island’s surge in tourism occurs.
Whilst there are a plethora of idyllic honeymoon spots across Mallorca, we’ve selected some of our favourite destinations across the island for you to choose from when planning your Spanish honeymoon here. From tranquil seaside resorts to thriving and vibrant capital cities…
Nestled on the northeastern coast of Mallorca, Alcúdia is a picturesque seaside town offering swathes of golden sandy coastline and a spectacular historic centre that encapsulates the sheer beauty of Mallorca’s historic past.
It's one of the best places in Spain for couples, therefore, with its 10km stretch of shoreline neighbouring the town being the perfect destination for a romantic day by the beach soaking in the Mediterranean sunshine, finished with a romantic sunset walk along its sands.
Equally, romance oozes from within the medieval walls of its historic old town. Setting the scene for a charming getaway for couples with cobbled streets and traditional eateries, Alcúdia is one of our top honeymoon locations on the island.
In contrast, for couples who seek to be immersed in the hustle and bustle of a destination at all times, what better destination to spend the duration, or part, of your honeymoon in Mallorca in than the capital itself?
And Palma undoubtedly gives you no other option than to have your heart in on the action of Mallorca’s largest and most populous city.
Palma offers something for every couple to enjoy at any time of the day. During your mornings and afternoons, you can indulge in any one of its famed cultural and historic landmarks, before sampling the array of delectable culinary delights available in the city’s breadth of fabulous eateries.
But equally at night, you can make the most of Palma’s colourful nightlife scene, with swathes of nightclubs and bars lining its streets, and some of the most fantastic festivals and live concerts lined up year-round on its calendar.
This idyllic port town in the northeast of Mallorca is one of the island’s top places to go on a honeymoon. Its atmosphere is unrivalled, offering a peaceful and relaxed aura that is perfect for couples in search of a chilled and leisurely honeymoon experience.
Its famous seafront promenade, known as the ‘Pine Walks’, is a lovely location to have a tranquil stroll by the Mediterranean, to observe the goings on of daily life in Mallorca, and to watch the waves bob along its sandy shores, offering a truly romantic day out.
But, equally, if you want to seek some adventure during your stay here, the neighbouring scenery around Puerto Pollensa is perfect to do so. The Tramuntana Mountain range, for example, is a fabulous cycling and hiking location with some of the most exceptional views of Mallorca’s natural landscapes that you should consider visiting.
In the northern part of the island, Pollensa is an ancient settlement steeped in Mallorca’s fascinating history. It is one of the centres of Mallorca’s artistic scene, having been home to artists of all backgrounds throughout its history.
Given its rich historic reputation, Pollensa is the perfect place for couples who consider themselves to be a couple of history buffs to dive deep into Mallorca’s beautiful heritage and learn of its past.
The El Pont Romà, for example, is the old Roman bridge in the centre of the town that has been a landmark for centuries. The Calvari Steps are another iconic sight, leading up to the white-washed Calvari chapel, offering exceptional views over the Formentor Peninsula.
On the west of the island, Santa Ponsa is a charming coastal town and one of the most popular beach resort locations in Mallorca. Whilst small, it is lively and continues to attract visitors from far and wide to its streets every year.
Amidst its golden shorelines and craggy cliff fronts, you’ll find natural hotspots and pristine wildlife galore. Its picturesque backdrop of mountains and surrounding woodland areas are some of the most stunning destinations to discover the breadth of natural beauty that this charming resort has to offer.
Choosing where you want to stay during your honeymoon is one of the most important aspects of your trip that could make or break the experience. Here, we’ve given some honeymoon inspiration for places to stay during your post-wedding celebrations in Mallorca that offer the most peaceful, beautiful, and central, settings to make the most of your time together.
Casa Rostollas in Pollensa is a charmingly quiet countryside retreat amidst rural landscapes. The property offers the perfect balance between a secluded and peaceful setting to be intimate with your partner and is still only 1 km away from the bustling city of Pollensa for when you want to reconnect with the island’s vibrant scenes. It even features a private garden, terrace, and private swimming pool.
An equally perfect honeymoon stay option, the modern and contemporary 2nd-floor Pine Walk apartment in Puerto Pollensa keeps you immersed in the action of this friendly seafront town. You can indulge in unrivalled views over Puerto Pollensa’s sandy shoreline, and soak this in from your own private and fully furnished terrace. You’re only a few steps away from the iconic Pine Walk and the beautiful beach here, placing you in a prime position for your honeymoon.
Lastly, but certainly not least, our final personal recommendation for places to stay for your Spanish honeymoon would be at La Casa de Marina Playa. Located only 5 minutes away from Alcúdia by car, this light and spacious accommodation is not only perfectly situated to some of north Mallorca’s best destinations, but is nearby its famed golden shorelines too. The property borders the beautiful beach of La Marina, with its terrace on the beach and deckchairs for when you want to spend those full days simply on the sands.
When it comes to the most romantic places in Spain for your next honeymoon, it’s undoubtable that Mallorca offers much to tempt couples eager to begin their leap into marriage with many adventures, excitement, and sheer beauty.
And whilst there’s much to plan for your trip away in Mallorca as newlyweds, we hope that our insight has given you some honeymoon inspiration so that you can relax whilst planning your trip of a lifetime to start your marriage off on the best note possible.
Here at Vida Villas, we offer a range of rental properties across Mallorca, other than those mentioned above, that are perfect for couples looking for their honeymoon escape where you can relax and spend your free time with your partner when you are not out exploring the beauty of the island. You can search through our selection of properties available on our website, or we’d encourage you to contact a member of our team should you be unsure of what your wants and needs are for your dream honeymoon and, therefore, what property would be best for you.