Destination guide

Visit Balearic Islands, Spain

Get ready to experience a memorable trip to the sunny and beautiful Balearic Islands just off of the eastern coast of Spain. At these islands, you can find beautiful beaches and mountains alike to explore without having to worry about rain since it’s sunny for over 300 days a year. Taste the local cuisine and wine, and absorb the culture of the islands. To make your journey through these stunning islands, you need a place to rest in between your adventures. Book a Balearic Islands vacation home today and start your unforgettable trip.

Things to do

So much to see on the Balearic Islands

Like most places in Spain, the Balearic Islands serve as home to some of the most stunning architectural marvels you’ll ever see, from cathedrals to castles. The Bellver Castle in particular is home to a prominent museum where you can learn all about the Balearic Islands and see stunning views of Palma. Stop by Parc Natural de Mondrago to see gorgeous blue seawater surrounded by green hills and mountains. Add some thrills to your adventure and visit Katmandu Park where you can enjoy rides, climbing challenges, and a full waterpark fit for the whole family.

Activities

Sunshine fun on the Balearic Islands

While these islands may not seem all that big when you look on a map, they are filled to the brim with fun activities. Start off your trip with a boat tour of the islands. There’s even one available on the historic Rafael Verdera wooden sailboat, still as sturdy as ever. If you have the need for speed, venture on one of the local speedboats before you stop for an afternoon swim or snorkeling expedition. Then take a piece of Balearic culture home with you by participating in one of the local cooking classes.

Weather

Enjoy Balearic Islands’ clear skies

The Balearic Islands offer over 300 days of sunshine a year with barely a week of rain in all the summer months put together. Most of the rain happens beginning in late fall through winter. Being in the Mediterranean, the islands have a Mediterranean climate, so expect warm air all year. During the summer, highs are typically around 85.6 degrees at their worse, so bring your sunscreen. Winters are fairly mild with lows around 47 degrees, so you should ever have to worry about freezing temperatures. The Balearic Islands offer the true Mediterranean island experience.

Natural features

Beautiful beaches on the Balearic Islands

The main feature of these islands are the beaches, the most popular of which is Playa de Ses Illetes, with crystal clear water and soft sand. Just walk north a short ways, and you’ll find much more secluded location away from the crowds. If you need a break from the beach, take a trip to Artestruz Mallorca. This incredibly well maintained habitat is home to a population of ostriches that you can meet and feed. See smaller birds at Parque natural s’Albufera de Mallorca where you can find osprey, herons, and so much more.

Can I find a vacation rental around Balearic Islands?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 18,533 vacation rentals near Balearic Islands. From 5,381 Houses to 7,959 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Balearic Islands for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Balearic Islands?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Balearic Islands. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mallorca: 14,221 vacation rentals
  • Ibiza: 2,079 vacation rentals
  • Palma de Mallorca: 2,978 vacation rentals
  • Menorca: 1,916 vacation rentals
  • Ibiza Town: 151 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Balearic Islands! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Balearic Islands?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Balearic Islands:

  • Palma de Mallorca: 2,978 rentals
  • Ibiza Town: 151 rentals
  • Formentera: 391 rentals
  • Puerto de Pollensa: 5,131 rentals
  • Sóller: 1,628 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Balearic Islands?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Balearic Islands are:

  • Ibiza Airport (IBZ): 2,467 vacation rentals
  • Menorca Airport (MAH): 1,322 vacation rentals
  • Son Sant Joan Airport (PMI): 4,504 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Balearic Islands?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Balearic Islands. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Mallorca Casino: 3,114 rentals
  • Pollensa Port: 6,968 rentals
  • Alcudia Port: 7,863 rentals
  • Ibiza Karting San Antonio: 1,383 rentals
  • Puerto Portals Marina: 2,459 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balearic Islands listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Balearic Islands

Palma de Mallorca
2,978 vacation rentals
Ibiza Town
151 vacation rentals
Formentera
391 vacation rentals
Puerto de Pollensa
5,131 vacation rentals
Sóller
1,628 vacation rentals
Alcúdia
6,290 vacation rentals
Sant Josep de sa Talaia
1,416 vacation rentals
Cala D'or
1,865 vacation rentals
Santa Eulària des Riu
1,401 vacation rentals
Deià
1,066 vacation rentals
Palmanova
929 vacation rentals
Fornalutx
1,487 vacation rentals
Santa Ponça
838 vacation rentals
Valldemossa
1,563 vacation rentals
Cala Millor
1,577 vacation rentals
Calvià
1,350 vacation rentals
Andratx
762 vacation rentals
Magaluf
898 vacation rentals
El Pinaret
1,155 vacation rentals
Port d'Andratx
522 vacation rentals