Make a holiday villa in Marratxinet your home away from home
Marratxinet is a small and quaint holiday destination, just outside of central Palma on the Balearic Island of Majorca. Away from the hustle and bustle of the main city, Marratxinet is packed with beautiful villas and estates. HomeAway offers a good selection of Marratxinet holiday villas, cottages, and apartments for rent, with each offering a different range of amenities. Typical holiday homes in Marratxinet can sleep anywhere from 2 to 8 people, are furnished to a high standard and may even come with a spacious private pool. These are the perfect venues to have a truly relaxing holiday in Majorca, where visitors can enjoy the beauty of the mountains as easily as they can bask on the beach.
Things to do in Marratxinet
Marratxinet itself is relatively small, but enjoys convenient access to all the amazing sights and amenities of Palma to the south as well as the Sierra de Tramuntana mountain range to the north. The best way to enjoy Majorca from holiday villas in Marratxinet is to hire a car during your holiday. By doing so, you’ll find yourself just minutes away from a plethora of sights and activities.
-Majorca’s Pottery Museum known as Museu del Fang, is located in Sa Cabaneta, just moments away from Marratxinet. The Majorcan culture has a long and rich history of pottery-making and over 900 exquisite pieces are on display at the museum. Museu del Fang is open daily and entrance is free of charge.
-Festival Park is a bustling outlet centre with plenty of deep discounts on traditional high street brands. Shoppers and bargain hunters won’t have to travel far from Marratxinet holiday homes to find a good deal. There are also plenty of excellent cafes and restaurants here, in addition to a children’s play area to keep the little ones occupied.
-Sierra de Tramontana are an incredibly scenic short journey north from Maratxinet. Once well within the mountain range, there are hundreds of hiking trails to explore. Another option is to drive further north to the charming fishing villages that dot the island’s rugged northern coastline. Banyalbufar and Port d’es Canonge both offer great Majorcan ambiance and are perfect for budding photographers.
-Palma de Majorcais a short trip from holiday apartments in Marratxinet. Whether hiring a car, taxi, or taking the train, all the attractions and sights of the island’s capital are just a few minutes away. The city’s centuries-old cathedral (Le Seu) is a must-see attraction, as is the lively Placa Major and the Llotja, Palma’s medieval mercantile exchange.
-Wine tasting is a great holiday activity and one of the benefits of choosing holiday villas in Marratxinet is the proximity to central Majorca. Whilst much of the island’s coastline is packed with tourists, central Majorca remains primarily an agricultural region. Wine growing is a major industry here and Marratxinet is a short drive from many major vineyards that offer wine tasting. Tourists can also partake in organised wine tasting tours that visit multiple wineries in one day.
The weather in Marratxinet
The weather in Marratxinet remains pleasantly mild throughout the year. Beach lovers will want to visit in the summer months, when there is little chance of rain and high temperatures can reach 30°C. Those hoping to remain more on land and partake in hiking or other land-based activities may prefer to visit Marratxinet in late spring or early autumn, when the weather is warm, but not scorching.
Getting to Marratxinet
There are frequent flights from major European cities to Majorca all year round. Palma airport is fewer than 20 kilometres from most holiday villas in Marratxinet and can easily be reached within 15 minutes through a taxi or car hire. Regular trains also depart at least hourly from Palma de Majorca to Mirratxi, with journeys taking less than 30 minutes.