Mallorca, the largest of the three Balearic Islands of Spain, is a well-known holiday destination famous for its beaches, coves, citrus plantations, historical architecture, and the Joan Miró art gallery. Along with landscapes and seascapes that sweep the Mediterranean in their finest form, Mallorca is fun, vibrant, and lively. From adventure parks to coves with fascinating limestone formations, you will make unforgettable memories in Mallorca with your little ones.
Let’s explore the top 5 kid-friendly activities you must try in Mallorca.
What began with the famous attraction ‘The House’ turned into the well-known theme park it is today. Katmandu Park is packed with exhilarating attractions, 4D shows, a splash park, and unforgettable family adventures, and all this is only 250 meters from the sea. Your kids will fall in love with the palpable excitement at the adventure park as they slip and slide their way through the rides. It can take you a good four to six hours to cover the park in its entirety. A good idea is to hydrate and wear comfortable shoes.
A classical concert played by musicians sailing on a boat? You and your kids will love the spectacle and boat ride at the ‘Caves of the Dragon’—formed by four caves featuring stalagmites and stalactites of mineral deposits. The 10-minute classical music concert has been enthralling audiences since 1935 with light effects. The cool, mystical, and eerie setup leaves kids feeling excited for what’s to come. It is also the largest cave in Mallorca in the largest underground lake, Lake Martel, in Europe. It will be a memorable trip for the entire family.
Mallorca is known for its beaches and the landscape sweeping the Mediterranean. In regions like Cala d’Or, Arcadia, and Pollenca, you will find hundreds of seaside, beachfront, or hilltop holiday villas for you and your family. What’s better than a private villa with a pool, a kitchen where you can cook and dine as you please, and a stunning view of the sea? Kids can run around in the garden without a worry, you have the poolside deck to lounge, read a book, and take some time to yourself, while the villa staff caters to your requirements. Staying in a Mallorca villa will definitely crank up the fun meter of your trip all the way to the top.
The Bay of Puerto Pollensa with the calm Mediterranean Sea is ideal for kids to enjoy water activities. From kayaking to paddleboarding, they can learn the basics with ease and take to the water. It is a bucket full of fun where they will end up making endless memories. You can even charter boats and explore the more unseen corners of the coast for breath-taking seascapes. The clear turquoise water of the Mediterranean is absolutely riveting and the shallow water is perfect for kids. Both kayaks and paddleboards are easy to rent. You will even find schools like Sail & Surf or Kayak Mallorca that offer beginner classes to kids and adults.
Tren de Sóller
Ferrocarril de Sóller was first introduced to transport oranges from Sóller to Palma, the capital city of Mallorca. Today, it is a much-loved attraction that departs from Palma and takes you to the Sóller valley with its art deco station. Here, you can observe art by renowned artists like Miro and Picasso. The journey is an hour long and takes you along beautiful scenic routes that include tunnels, bridges, and the lush green hillside. Many people combine the train ride with the tram ride that circuits through the citrus plantation in Sóller. It is a fun-packed activity and one of the most famous Mallorcan attractions—perfect for kids!
When it comes to family vacations, Mallorca, the quaint and scenic Spanish island, packs a punch. Not only does it offer all types of terrains, landscapes, and seafronts to explore, but there are also a ton of activities to keep you and the kids entertained. Whether you are visiting Palma or Alcudia, there is something for everyone on this famous Balearic Island.