The lovely town of Llucmajor is nestled at the foot of Puig de Randa Mountain on the Spanish island of Majorca (Mallorca), 25km south of the capitalPalma de Mallorca. The inland town is perfectly situated to enjoy the best of Majorca’s beaches and attractions, and has fabulous weather. It is the perfect holiday destination for visitors wanting to escape the cold European winters. Llucmajor has a variety of accommodation to suit every budget, from self-catering apartments to luxury villas.
The stunning coastline of the Llucmajor region, with its pretty coves and spectacular cliffs, along with the reasonable accommodation prices inland, has made Llucmajor a popular tourist destination. There are a wide variety of water sports available along the coast including swimming, scuba diving, water skiing and sailing.
Llucmajor has some of the best walking and cycling trails in Majorca, which lead through the mountains and along the cliffs of the coast, making it a cyclist’s paradise. The mountainous area offers great views of the island and nearby is Capocorb Vell, the island’s most famous archaeological site. For spectacular views of the Mediterranean there are 16th century defensive towers along the coast. Golfers can also enjoy a round of golf at the 18-hole Son Antem golf course.
The town of Llucmajor itself is small and the main attractions can easily be explored on foot. Landmarks not to be missed include the 18th Century Church of San Miguel, the James III memorial, and the Shoemaker’s Memorial at the western town gate. The town has a long history of shoemaking and visitors can still purchase locally made shoes. Each Friday there is a market in front of the town hall where you can buy fresh produce and handmade crafts. Visitors to self-catering villas in Llucmajor can enjoy traditional seafood paella, Sobrassada sausages and locally produced wine at one of the quaint Llucmajor restaurants.
If you want to spend the day away from your Llucmajor villa exploring Majorca, you can join a guided tour that takes you to places such as the Medieval Show in Palmañola and the Pirates Adventure theatre show in Magalluf, Peurto Pollensa in the north. The vibrant Ballena strip in Magalluf is the place to be for a taste of Majorca nightlife.
For families staying in Llucmajor with children, Aqualand Magaluf is the perfect place to spend the day enjoying water slides and rides, or you can visit the Safari Park near Cala Milor.
Llucmajor has a Mediterranean climate with over 300 days of sunshine a year, making it a wonderful holiday destination year round. The summers are hot and winters mild, with average monthly temperatures staying between 10˚C and 24˚C throughout the year.
BMI offer daily flights from Heathrow airport to Palma de Mallorca, which is only 25km away from villas in Llucmajor. Other airlines that offer flights to Majorca from various UK destinations include easyJet, Ryanair, and Flybe.