Majorca(pronounced mayorca), also known as Mallorca, is the largest of the Balearic islands and the capital is Palma in the south.

Palma is the main city of the Island of Majorca of the Spanish Balearic Islands.  Palma de Mallorca has a population of about 500,000 people which increases to over 2 million people during the holiday season. Fortunately, there is a plethora of great Palma vacation rentals. Because Palma de Mallorca’s history dates back to the Roman Empire, it offers many points of interest. Tourism dominates this city. Tourists come from all over the world and stay in fantastic Palma vacation rentals to see this historic island with beautiful beaches, mountains and breathtaking rocky inlets called Callas. Palma de Mallorca is a luxurious city with many activities to enjoy such as going to the beach, playing sports, historic sightseeing and great shopping.  Palma de Mallorca attracts tourists of all kinds; from the very wealthy to vacationers on budgets. Palma vacation rentals accommodate all budgets. Palma as a destination area includes cities such as Palma Nova, Andraxt, Peguera or Benedat. Mallorca is a Mecca for boaters and lures them with its luxury yacht-filled marinas. Marinas of the French Riviera or even of Miami or Fort Lauderdale pale in comparison.  

Mallorca is a cosmopolitan island that attracts people on Mallorca holidays from all over the world. It is not a very difficult decision for a British national or a German living in Berlin to move to Mallorca.  One of the main benefits of the EEC is free circulation of people and goods. It is very easy for an EEC citizen to work and move from one country to another or to simply enjoy Mallorca holidays. This is one of the reasons Mallorca attracts so many expatriates. Spanish cities used to have an affordable cost of living and real estate and therefore attracted a lot of people. You can now find some extra affordable, quality Mallorca Spain holiday rentals. As a visitor on Mallorca holidays, you will undoubtedly hear Spanish spoken with a heavy German, French, English or Russian accent. Mallorcans are kind and hospitable people who welcome new residents with pleasure and gratitude. Mallorca’s economy lives off tourism, Mallorca Spain holiday rentals and real estate.