The small town of Binissalem is located in the centre of the island of Majorca, Spain. This is only a very short drive north-east of Palma, the island’s capital. Your holidays in Binissalem will be spent in a part of Majorca that is miles away from the throng of tourist crowds and this will allow you to completely relax and unwind in your self catering accommodation. However, for when you do crave more life, you are conveniently located within a short drive of the island’s main cities and attractions.
You will be able to enjoy the best of both worlds, on your holidays in Binissalem. You can either choose to explore the interior of the island, or venture to the Mediterranean coast. Binissalem is situated within a wine-making area of Majorca and therefore a visit to a local vineyard is an absolute must whist in the area. You may also wish to explore the region by way of organised walking tours, horse riding days or even through cycling excursions: all are completely possible in this part of Majorca. Both the northern and southern coasts are within around an hour’s drive of Binissalem and this will allow you and your travelling companions to enjoy plenty of water-sporting fun.
With so many great places to visit on your holidays in Binissalem, it is not difficult to see why self catering properties are so popular in the area. The town is located right alongside the MA-13 road which will connect you directly with Palma, a very short drive to the south-west. This is the largest city on the island and offers all the tourist facilities you could ever desire. Great bars, clubs, restaurants, cafés and shopping opportunities. Whilst in the city it is highly likely you will want to explore some of the historical architecture - of which Palma is rightfully very proud. Palma Cathedral is a definite; there are also plenty of interesting museums with artefacts that will better help you to appreciate the history and culture of this part of Spain.
If warm and dry weather are an absolute must on your holidays in Binissalem, there is some very good news in this regard, as the area enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate. During the main summer months, between June and August, you can easily expect temperatures to hit the low-thirties degrees Celsius. December through until February are the coolest, but even then, temperatures are still likely to remain within the mid-teens degrees. July is officially the driest month of the year, although there are only around 17 inches of rainfall across the whole year.
The nearest and most convenient airport for your holiday in Binissalem will be Palma International (PMI). Airlines such as easyJet, BMI Baby, Jet2.com, Thomson Airways, Monarch and British Airways fly to Palma from the UK. From airports such as Birmingham (BHX), Liverpool (LPL), Bristol (BRS), Edinburgh (EDI) and London Luton (LTN).