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  • Mallorca a beautiful island that's been tarnished with an 18s to 30s reputation

  • but there is so much more to it. Some of the best and most popular things to do in Mallorca

  • might involve a bit of travelling. Because we are covering Palma, Alcúdia, Caves, Santa

  • Ponsa Water Park and even trying a bit of the food. First up though is Palma, the island's

  • capital and there is a lot of great things to say about it.

  • It's got art and architecture to rival Barcelona and cafes that give Paris a run for it's

  • money.

  • That's not even mentioning the bohemian market scene, the stunning harbour that's dotted

  • with restaurants that specialise in, of course, fish. There's also Bellver Castle which is absolutely

  • stunning.

  • We realise this barely scratches the surface on Palma, but we 100% recommend it.

  • Alcudia is a resort in the north of the island that is equally touristy as it is one for rubbing

  • shoulders with the locals.

  • There is a great beach with cafes, bars and restaurants, not to mention a stunning harbour

  • where you can get yourself a great cocktail, so I hear.

  • On top of all of that is Alcudia old town. It's about a bus journey or a cab ride inland

  • and you'll find winding alleyways,

  • boutiques and cafes all inside medieval city walls.

  • There's even a bull ring.

  • Of course we can't talk about Mallorca without mentioning the beach. We don't have time today to

  • go into detail, but we do have a whole video on beaches in Mallorca, so give that a watch.

  • We recommend that you try some of the local food. We managed to bag ourselves a

  • vegetarian Mallorcan dish, it was a very welcome change.

  • It was called Tumbet, which is basically vegetables fried in oil and baked with a tomato sauce,

  • so easy to replicate at home.

  • Each of these different vegetables require a different cooking time. The aubergines in

  • particular need to be cooked last because they require the highest heat with the oil

  • in the pan

  • and you must use olive oil and very fresh vegetables, apparently.

  • Western Water Park near Magaluf is about a 10 minute drive from Santa Ponsa and is kind of cool.

  • Our fixer went on the rides with a GoPro for us, because we decided not to get wet,

  • so what a legend.

  • But if you want to get really cool, both figuratively and literally, you will have to go see Drach

  • Caves, it is amazing. We highly recommend turning up early because the queue gets

  • huge.

  • It's barely 10am and already the queue is pretty big and this is a short queue.

  • The tours go once an hour, every hour

  • and we were told it would be a little bit quieter at 10am

  • but it's already really filling up.

  • Our advice is actually to book in advance. When you do get in there you will be wandering through

  • all these stalactites and stalagmites that are huge and mind-blowing. Before being treated

  • to a classical music concert on a subterranean lake.

  • So, just seen the classical concert and it was amazing.

  • The acoustics in here are phenomenal, the sound is so cool.

  • And then the boat trip, we're just heading to the exit now which is really sad.

  • For a bit more in depth information about these things then check out our video about the Drach

  • Caves and the Western Water Park. Yep, thank you for watching and don't forget

  • to subscribe, Bye-Bye, Bye.

Mallorca a beautiful island that's been tarnished with an 18s to 30s reputation

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5 Top Things To Do in MALLORCA

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    Yukiko posted on 2019/07/01
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